Librarian Jobs – National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC)

Job Title:   Librarian
Organisation: National
Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head of
Research & Evaluation Department        
About NCDC:
National Curriculum Development
Centre is a corporate body under the Ministry of Education and Sports. It is
responsible for inter-alliance development of curricula and related materials
for various level of education (i.e. Pre-Primary, Primary, Secondary and
Tertiary), organising capacity building courses for stakeholders on curricula
and matters related to curriculum development.
Job Summary:  The Librarian will be in charge of developing,
controlling, managing and coordinating all library and information services of
the Centre in support of Curriculum Development.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In
    charge of planning for and implementing, in liaison with the Departments/Units
    of the Centre, the various projects and programs of the library.
  • Plan
    for and implement, in liaison with the Departments/units of the Centre on
    issues regarding the development of the library, to ensure that relevant
    information materials are provided to the Centre.
  • Chair
    meetings of the library committee
  • Keep
    in constant touch with developments in the world of information to ensure
    that relevant and up to date information is provided to the Centre
  • Ensure
    the creation and maintenance of library databases to enable the Centre
    have easy access to the Centre’s 
    information resource
  • Work
    closely with other information providing departments to ensure that
    information to the users is provided in a coordinated manner
  • Plan
    for library staff development and keep staff abreast with development in
    their profession.
  • Guide
    the Centre on the control and management of its records, documents
    information as may be required from time to time.
  • Mentor
    and supervise staff under the library.
  • Perform
    any other duties, as may be assigned to ensure the provision of efficient
    and effective library and information services in the Centre.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a Master’s degree of Library and
    Information Science or Librarianship and Information Management or Library
    and Information studies or library and Information Practice from a
    recognised university or any other related discipline. Possession of a Bachelor’s
    degree of Library and Information Science or library and Information
    studies or Librarianship and Information Management or library and
    Information Practice from a recognized university. Diploma in library
    science or Records and Archives Management is an added advantage
  • At
    least eight years’ experience in managing library services in a reputable
    organization but particularly in an Education Institution.
Age: 25-45 Years
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged
to send their applications by with six (6) copies of: the application letter
indicating three (3) referees, a detailed CV, photocopies of certificates and
academic transcripts should be submitted to: The Secretary, NCDC Governing
Council, P.O. Box 7002, Kampala. Uganda.
E-mail to:
admin@ncdc.go.ug
Deadline: 3rd August, 2015
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