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Saturday, August 25, 2018

University Librarian Job at Kyambogo University - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
University Librarian


Jobs at:
Kyambogo University 

Deadline of this Job:
Monday 21st September 2018, 5:00 pm 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Summary
Date Posted: 24th August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 


JOB DETAILS:Kyambogo University is a public university, established in 2003 following the merger of the former Institute of Teacher Education Kyambogo (ITEK). Uganda Polytechnic Kyambogo (UPK). and Uganda National institute for Special Education (UNISE). The University Campus is located on Kyambogo Hill in the capital city, Kampala. Kyambogo University is the second largest university in Uganda with more than 20,000 students.

Kyambogo University is a unique institution which has adopted an integrated approach to education, focusing on vocationalising education at all levels. The University has embraced the fields of science and technology, humanities, business management and entrepreneurship, education and teacher development as well as special needs education.
In order to achieve its vision, mission and strategic goals, the University invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following Post

Please visit www.kyu.ac.ug/jobs  to view and/or download the detailed iob advert and general terms for the position:
JOB TITLE: University Librarian
SALARY SCALE: M3
RESPONSIBLE TO: Vice-Chancellor
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Deputy Librarian

PURPOSE OF THE JOB.
To develop, control, manage and coordinate all Libran/ and information systems and services of the University in support of teaching, learning and research.

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
  • A PhD in Library and information Science from a recognized University/Institution.
  • Master’s Degree in Library and information Science or Information Science from a recognized University/institution; and
  • Bachelors Degree in Library and information Science, information Studies, information Technology, Information Systems or in Humanities or Science from a recognized University/institution,
WORKING EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum of seven (7) years‘ experience demonstrating increasing levels of responsibilities. professional experience and leadership in academic library of a reputable institution; five (5) of which should have been served at the level of Senior Librarian and above.
PUBLICATIONS: Must have five (5) Scholarly publications from the time of last appointment to Senior Librarian position.

AGE LIMIT: Should be between 40 and 55 years old at the time of application.
Job application procedure
interested persons who meet the minimum requirements for the above positions should submit Six (6) hard copies of their applications together with the following:
1. A detailed and an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae.
2. copies of academic transcripts and certificates, and professional qualifications.
3. Names and addresses of three referees who should be advised to send reference letters direct to the Director Human Resources under confidential covers
4. Copies of the birth certificate or copies of relevant pages of the passport and National ID indicating the applicants date of birth.
Sealed application should be sent to the address below not later than Monday 21st September 2018, 5:00 pm East African Standard Time.
Applications should be addressed to:
DIRECTOR HUMAN RESOUIIGES
KYAMBOGO UNIVERSITY
FIRST FLOOR, ADMINISTRATION BLOCK (RECORDS OFFICE)
P.O.BOX 1,
KYAMBOGO, KAMPALA
UGANDA
Tel: +256 414 286 452
Email: dhrkyu@kyu.ac.ug
NOTE
1. Only those who respond to this Advertisement will be considered.
2. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted for interviews.
3. Applicants who shall not hear from Kyambogo University on completion ct the selection exercise should consider themselves as unsuccessful.
Names of successful candidates shall be posted on the University website.