7 Jul 2014

Deputy University Librarian Job Vacancy

Kabarak University invites applications from interested and suitable qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions in the University.

The University is a Christian institution committed to Christian principles and values and the successful candidates will be required to uphold this value system.

Deputy University Librarian

Person profile

  • Should hold a Masters Degree or equivalent in Library and information Science from a recognized institution.
  • Should have at least 5 years experience in an academic Library, 2 years of which should have served as a Senior Assistant Librarian.
  • Must have good working knowledge of Library management system.
  • Should be a member of a recognized relevant professional body (i.e. KLA,IFLA)
  • Should have good managerial and administrative skills.

Job profile

  • Deputizing the University Librarian and acts in the absence of the same.
  • Assist the Librarian in planning, budgeting and coordination of Library services.
  • Assist the University Librarian in the formulation of Library policies.
  • Marketing of Library services through publication of bulletin, newsletters, manuals and guides.
  • Prepare annual Library manuals.
  • Guiding the selection and acquisition of informal materials for teaching and research.
  • Organizing workshops and seminars as deemed necessary.
  • Develop user education & student orientation programs

Application Procedure
Applicants should forward their applications including a soft copy and detailed Curriculum Vitae that should indicate their primary research interests, full personal details, publications and scholarly activities.

They should attach supporting certified copies of certificates and testimonials the applicants should also indicate their current earning and salary expectations.

Applicants should provide day time telephone number and names and addresses of three referees who are knowledgeable about applicants’ competence, area of specialization, character and faith.

The applicants should also request their referees to write immediately and directly to the undersigned.

Applications should be addressed to the undersigned to be received not later than 25th July 2014.

The Registrar (Administration & Human resource)
Kabarak University
Private Bag – 20157,
Kabarak – Kenya

Tel: 0726-515369/0729-223370/020-2114658


Kabarak University Moral Code: As members of Kabarak University family, we purpose at all times and in all places, to set apart in one’s heart, Jesus as Lord. (1 Peter 3:15).

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