Library Job – Forman Christian College (Ewing Memorial Library)

Last date for application: Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Position requirements:

Minimum Education & Experience:

  • 14 years equivalent education (BA/BSc degree in a computer or technical field) with 3 years relevant work experience in a customer Services Environment
  • 16 years equivalent education (BA (Hons)/M.A/MCS in a computer or technical field) with preferably some relevant experience 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 in library and Information Commons.
  • 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 (as and when required):

  • 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, CV, three letters of reference, copies of degrees, and experience certificates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications must be emailed to latest by Wednesday, March 2, 2022.