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.
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.