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9 Oct 2019

Full-Time Assistant Librarian Jobs

Red Cross – Posted by Sunlit Centre Kenya Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya

Job Description

Library assistant is responsible for sorting and shelving books according to their categorization, assisting customers/learners with internet access and ensuring their technical needs are met.  He/She also manages inquiries over the counter, via email or telephone among other duties.


  • Helping learners/customers locate books or find material online.
  • Checking books in and out at the front desk.
  • Sorting and shelving books according to their categorization
  • Register new customers and maintaining and updating customer profiles.
  • Maintaining records of books taken out (borrowed) and books brought back.
  • Cataloging new arrivals
  • Assisting customers/learners with internet access and ensuring their technical needs are met.
  • Organizing the repair of damaged books
  • Inspecting the condition of books before and after check out to ascertain any damage on behalf of the customer.
  • Managing inquiries over the counter and via email or telephone
  • Assisting with Library events and reading sessions
  • Managing payments of fines
  • Cataloging audio visual material and other mediums
  • Settling any disruptions or disturbances in the Library
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by management


  • Bachelor’s Degree (Library and information Science/Records management and information technology)  or  any other related in that field
  • Experience in customer service role
  • Strong IT skills and familiarity with use of databases and the internet
  • Outstanding organization skills and presentation skills
  • Attention to detail and good problem solving ability
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications should apply strictly through so as to reach us not later than Thursday, 17th October 2019.

Job Categories: Admin & Clerical. Job Types: Full-Time.

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