Sandton Campus – Librarian urgently wanted: APPLY HERE


Sandton Campus – Librarian urgently wanted: APPLY HERE

Sandton, Gauteng
Full-time, Permanent
Job Title:
Librarian – Sandton Campus

Campus/Business Unit:
Varsity College Sandton

Direct Reporting Line:
Vice Principal Academic

Job Purpose:

Varsity College, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd, is a registered private higher education institution.

The Sandton campus is seeking a Librarian.
The working hours will be :

13:00 to 21:00 on Monday to Thursday
13:00 to 17:00 on Friday
08:00 to 12:00 on Saturdays
Reliable transportation required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Library Administration
Manage the routine operation of the inter library loans and requests service
Controls periodicals
Maintains collections for the library
Distributes material for cataloguing
Liaises with academic operations to ensure lecturers have all the academic material they require for presenting lectures
Ensures The Independent Institute of Education policies and procedures are adhered to
Provision of Information Services and User Information

Conduct class visits and live interactive training session for students and lecturers
Assists students with referencing
Trains students and lecturers on how to use the library databases
Conducts presentations for Student Information / Digital Literacy Classes and Lecturer Information Sessions
Provides assignment support to lecturers and students
Provides guidance to students on academic writing and referencing styles
Addresses user enquiries
Library Resources Marketing

Designs posters and library packs to market library resources on the campus
Arranges monthly displays according to the calendar set out by the National Librarian and the Student Relations Manager
Promotes library resources

General Administration

Maintains records for payment of invoices
Monitor the performance of all functions of library automated library systems
Updates new books on the Sirsi Dynix to ensure accurate record keeping
Recruit and train student assistants

Competencies:

Interpersonal and communications skills
Problem solving skills
Best suited to a friendly, organised person who works accurately and is able to handle pressure
Coaching and mentoring skills
Time management skills
Digital literacy skills

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Library Information Science or B. BIBL Degree.
Postgraduate or Honours qualification advantageous.
Must have Professional registration with LIASA
Work Experience:

Minimum of 3 years’ library experience in an Academic library
Working Conditions:

Non EE/AA position

The working hours will be :

13:00 to 21:00 on Monday to Thursday
13:00 to 17:00 on Friday
08:00 to 12:00 on Saturdays
Reliable transportation required.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

Academic library: 3 years (Required)

Education:

Honours (Required)

Location:

Sandton, Gauteng (Preferred)

Licence:

LIASA (Required)

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Source: Indeed

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