Library assistant required at Ewing Memorial library

Last date for application: Thursday, October 22, 2020

Reports to: Senior Librarian

Supervising responsibility:  None

Position requirements:

Minimum Education & Experience:

12 years equivalent education with 5 years of relevant work experience

14 years equivalent education with 3 years of relevant work experience

16 years equivalent education with preferably some relevant experience


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 journals, Magazine and Newspapers Displays

Administrative Assistant (as and when required):

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

Please submit a  CV, CNIC, work/experience letters and copies of educational certificates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications must be emailed to  latest by Thursday, October 22, 2020

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.