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Vacancies in Bukura Agricultural College, Kenya


Ref. BAC/LIB/12/2018 (BAC 6) 
Reporting to the Senior Librarian the officer is required to provide library services to the College through the acquisition, documentation, serialization and dissemination of information and materials in order to support the teaching, learning and research programmes of the College.

·         Cataloguing newly acquired library material by providing multiple access points to facilitate retrieval;
·         Assisting in the classification of newly acquired information material by assigning class number for purposes of shelving and retrieval;
·         Undertaking abstracting by preparing summaries of articles, reports and other publication to facilitate understanding;
·         Indexing journal articles by assigning descriptors to facilitate easy retrieval.
·         Acquisition new information material by identifying, selecting, ordering processing, organising in line with user needs to meet the current information gaps;
·         Providing information to aid in preparation of library reports and works programmes by listing activities undertaken by the library to provide information for decision making by the management;
·         Conduct current awareness services by display of and/or sending to inform users of new acquisitions.
·         Updating electronic database by adding new records into the systems to ensure availability, integrity and security of data and information;
·         Carrying out user profiling to facilitate provision of selective dissemination of information (SDI) that will meet the needs of various users;
·         Carrying out annual inventory of library resources by physically ascertaining their availability and condition to identify existing gaps; and
·         Conducting information literacy by inducting new members on use of library resources to enable them be independent users.
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Library Studies or Information Science or a related and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·         Certificate in Computer application skills;
Terms of service: Permanent
Ref. BAC/DRV/12/2018 – BAC 9 
Reporting to the Senior Driver, the officer is responsible for transporting students and staff to various destinations in a clean and safe environment to facilitate activities within and outside the College.

·         carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling and oil systems, electrical system, tyre pressure, brakes;
·         detecting and reporting malfunctioning of vehicle systems;
·         maintenance of work tickets for the assigned vehicles;
·         driving the vehicle as authorized;
·         security and safety for the vehicle on and off the road;
·         safety of the passengers and/or goods therein; and
·         Maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle.
·         a minimum mean grade D (plain) in KCSE or its equivalent;
·         a valid driving license free from any endorsements and valid for all the classes of vehicles, which the candidate is required to drive;
·         knowledge of the traffic act and related regulations;
·         passed the Suitability Test for Drivers Grade III from the Ministry of Public Works;
·         at least two (2) years previous satisfactory driving experience after obtaining the driving license;
·         a valid one (1) week first Aid Certificate from Kenya Red Cross, Kenya College of Highway and Building Technology or St. John’s Ambulance;
·         certificate in Computer application;
·         Certificate of good conduct and EACC.
Terms of service: Permanent
Canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Qualified persons irrespective of age, gender, race, culture, religion, marital status or disability are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Bukura Agricultural College is an equal opportunity employer; women and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.’
Applications to reach the undersigned on or before 30th January, 2019
The Principal/CEO,
Bukura Agricultural College,
P.o Box 23-50105

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