7 Jul 2014

Senior Library Assistant (Cataloguer) 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.

Senior Library Assistant (Cataloguer)

Person profile

  • Should hold a Bachelors/Masters Degree in Library and information Science from a recognized institution.
  • Should have at least 3 years experience in an academic Library, 2 years of which should have served in cataloguing.
  • Must be conversant with use of library of congress classification system.
  • Must have good working knowledge of Library management system/soft ware.
  • Must have knowledge of current procedures in organizing information materials.
  • Should be a member of a recognized relevant professional body (i.e. KLA)

Job profile

  • Facilitate easy access and retrieval of information resources.
  • Liaising with other sections in the Library and faculty in collection development.
  • Training Library users on the use of the online access catalogue and e resources.
  • Maintenance of the library database/bibliographic control.
  • Develop cataloguing policies and operations.
  • Develop authority file for classification and cataloguing.
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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