Library job at Forman Christian College

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Job Title: Library Assistant

Last date for application: Thursday, 29 August, 2019

Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) is seeking a Library Assistant. This position will report to Senior Librarian.

Position requirements:

Minimum Education:  BA, BS, or graduate degree in a computer or technical field.

Minimum Experience:  2 years in a customer Services Environment.


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

Job Purpose/Summary:  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

Please submit a cover letter with your CV, contacts of two referees, and copies of degrees and experience certificates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications must be emailed to by Thursday, 29 August, 2019. It is necessary to clearly mention the job title in the subject line.

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

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