Fresher Assistant Librarian (Bibliographic Control) Jobs – National Library of Uganda

Organisation: National
Library of Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Principal
Librarian/Head Technical Services Department
Salary Scale:
U4-Lower (5,664,943– 7,185,869 p.a)
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 This Act repealed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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The Assistant Librarian (Bibliographic Control) will be tasked with
    sorting and accessioning information materials acquired through Legal
  • Stamping prior to classification and cataloguing of Legal Deposit materials
  • Data entry into the databases
  • Responsible for packing and recording book donations before they are
    dispatched to IRS
  • Compiling statistics of book distribution
  • Assist in collecting of legal deposit materials from various
  • Charging and discharging of library and information materials
  • Perform any other duty as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Diploma in Library and Information Science
One year
of working experience in a library

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
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: 25th May 2018
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