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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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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 https://www.redcross.or.ke/Careers so as to reach us not later than Thursday, 17th October 2019.

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

Job expires in 2 days.

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