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Librarian- Technical Services Department (Bibliographic Control) Jobs - National Library of Uganda


Organisation: National Library of Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Principal Librarian/Head of TSD
Salary Scale: U4-Lower (7,216,087 – 9,582,418 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 This Act repealed the Public Libraries Act, 1964 which had established the Public Libraries Board.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:  
  • Deputizing the head of department
  • Selection and ordering information materials
  • Classifying, cataloguing and indexing of information materials of the National Library of Uganda
  • The Librarian- Technical Services Department (Bibliographic Control) will also be compiling the National Bibliography of Uganda
  • Compile statistics for Legal Deposit
  • Allocating ISBN and ISSN to publishers
  • Ensuring that the processing of information materials of the National Library of Uganda is carried out according to the specifications
  • Enforcing the legal deposit Act of the National Library of Uganda
  • Any other duty assigned


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS) from a recognized institution
  • At least three years of experience in a reputable Library service.
  • Computer literacy skills

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: admin@nlu.go.ug / gkmulindwa@nlu.go.ug  (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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