Library Assistant job at Forman Christian College

Last date for Application: Monday 1 October 2018

Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) has a vacancy for Library Assistant. This position gets rigorous on-job training on Customer Services, Basic Library Routines, Secretarial Assistance, Online searching and Users Services and provides support to the basic functions of the library.


  • Shelve books, photocopy and/or digitally scan articles for users
  • Circulate library materials
  • Participate in inventory and stock-taking
  • Staff a Library Help Desk or Circulation Desk
  • Answer simple information and reference queries and help users with finding information in Library
  • Label new receipts to the library collections
  • Imaging and scanning  of archives and items for digital collections
  • Prepare materials for binding or other preservation work
  • Create and/or update online records in library systems
  • provide guidance to library users on library policies and procedures
  • Organize and maintain journal. Magazine and Newspapers Displays

Administrative Assistant:

  • Administrative support for Chief Librarian, handle mails, appointments, and keep Library and staff Records
  • Communicate with outside suppliers (e.g., Book sellers, vendors, Services and maintenance companies, other libraries)
  • Order and process invoices for new materials, maintain subscriptions
  • Greet distinguished guests and offer complimentary tour of the facilities

Minimum Education:  BA, BS, or graduate degree in a computer or technical field
Minimum Experience:  2 years in a customer Services Environment
Skills Required:

    • Ability to sustain attention to detail
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks
    • Basic computer skills

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and contact details of three references. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications must be emailed to  latest by Monday 1 October 2018. It is necessary to clearly mention the job title in the subject line of email.

Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) is an equal opportunity employer.


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