Director Employment Placement – National Library of Uganda

Job Title:       Director
Organisation: National
Library of Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: National Library
About US:
The National Library of Uganda was established by the National Library
Act, 2003. This Act repealed the Public Libraries Act, 1964 which had
established the Public Libraries Board. The Board had been charged with the
responsibility of establishing, equipping, managing and maintaining libraries
in Uganda. Following the enactment of the Local Governments Act, 1997, this
responsibility was decentralized to the local governments.
Job Summary: The Director
will be tasked with the execution of plans and policies of the Board. The
incumbent will also ensure the proper and effective planning, budgeting,
execution and evaluation of the services of the library under the National
Library Act, 2003.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate must hold an honours’
    first degree
  • Possession of a postgraduate qualifications
    at a masters degree level in librarian ship or information science
  • Qualifications and/or experience in
    project proposal writing and human resource management will be an added
  • A minimum of ten years’ progressive
    experience in a large and well organized library, five of which must have
    been at senior managerial level.
  • Knowledge and competence in computer
    applications to information management
  • Skills in inter personal communication,
    teamwork building, lobbying and advocacy.
  • A person of high moral character and
    proven integrity
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications, enclosing an updated curriculum vitae, photocopies of
academic certificates, academic transcripts, and evidence of seniority and
naming three referees, one of whom should be library and information
professional should be addressed to:
The Chairperson National Library Board,
P.O. Box 4262 Kampala
Or E-mail to: /  (Applications submitted electronically must
be followed by a telephone call at +256 414 233633 to ensure that they have
been received.)
Deadline: 31st May 2017
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