Librarian Jobs in Uganda 2018 – Diploma Assistant Librarian

Job title: Assistant Librarian (Bibliographic Control) – Librarian Jobs in Uganda 2018

Salary Scale: U5-Lower (5,664,943– 7,185,869 p.a)

About us:

Librarian Jobs in Uganda 2018: 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 This Act repealed the Public Libraries Act, 1964 which had established the Public Libraries Board.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.

Reporting Relationship: Reports to the Principal Librarian/Head Technical Services Department

Duties and responsibilities
(i) Sorting and accessioning information materials acquired through Legal Deposit
(ii) Stamping prior to classification and cataloguing of Legal Deposit materials
(iii) Data entry into the databases
(iv) Packing and recording book donations before they are dispatched to IRS
(v) Compiling statistics of book distribution
(vi) Assist in collecting of legal deposit materials from various publishers
(vii) Charging and discharging of library and information materials
(viii) Any Other duty assigned

Qualification
A Diploma in Library and Information Science with a minimum of 1 year working experience in a library

Terms of appointment:
Five (5) year Contract (Renewable upon satisfactory performance) for all positions

Applications should be addressed to the Director, National Library of Uganda. Applicants should submit their hand written applications accompanied with a CV with two names of referees to the above address or delivered by hand to the office of the Director, not later than 25th May 2018

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