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Library Assistants 

Mount Kenya University(MKU) is a chartered and ISO 9001:2015 certified University committed to a broad-based, holistic and inclusive system of education. The University is a member of the Inter-University Council of East Africa as well as the Association of Commonwealth Universities. MKU is largely known for its dynamic, comprehensive and thorough academic and vocational training system as well as linkages with internationally reputable institutions. The University operates from the main campus in Thika with campuses in Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret and Meru, as well as Open Distance and Electronic Learning (ODEL) centres located in major towns in Kenya, Burundi, Somaliland and Uganda.

In pursuit of fulfilling the Mission and Vision of the University, the Directorate of Human Resource is mandated to facilitate and support the Mission and operations of the University by enabling it to continue attracting, developing and retaining the right number of suitably qualified staff so as to maintain the University competitive edge. MKU invites applications from suitably qualified, visionary, competent, dynamic and experienced professionals with impeccable track record to fill the following vacant positions.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science/Archives and Records Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Higher National Diploma in Library and Information Science/Archives and Records Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Computer literacy.
  • 3 years’ experience as a Library Assistant I in MKU or in a similar recognized University.
  • OR
  • Diploma in Library and Information Science or Archives and Records Management.
  • Five (5) years’ experience as a Library Assistant I or Assistant
  • Archivist I in MKU or in a similar recognized University. Must be computer Literate.

 Responsibilities

  • Accessioning, giving new books ownership stamp.
  • Classification, cataloguing, indexing and abstracting.
  • Electronic learning user support services (internet & email).
  • Library user orientation and education.
  • Literature search using online public access catalogue (OPAC).
  • Online circulation of library books (Check in and Check out).
  • Preservation of library materials.
  • Reference and reprography services.
  • Shelving of information services.
  • Advice on required materials in the library.
  • To appropriately execute any other duties as directed by the University Librarian

How to Apply

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