Assistant Librarian

Assistant Librarian – CBD – ASTL_CBD
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Job Purpose:

Performs routine clerical duties to assist the Librarian and thereby provides a quality service to the Students.

Key Performance Area:

  • Assist in running of circulation desk (issuing, renewal & returning of book loans)
  • Daily handling of newspapers (including scanning and clippings)
  • Daily handling of journals
  • Daily shelf reading
  • Check that all equipment (computers, printer, copier) are functional
  • Assist in updating of notice boards
  • Assist in preparing and mounting library displays
  • Assist students with using computers
  • Help students with OPAC searches
  • Ensure that library in neat and professional at all times
  • Provides clerical support to the Librarian eg photocopying handouts,helping during workshops, checking subject guides and database worksheets
  • In addition to these typical duties, may perform other duties as assigned and required.


Graduate with a Library and Information Science Qualification.

Work Experience:

Minimum of 1 year working experience  in relevant field, preferably academic library