New Job Position of Librarian at Catholic University of Rwanda (CUR)(Deadline: 23rd September 2022, at 3:00 PM)

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New Job Position of Librarian at Catholic University of Rwanda (CUR)(Deadline: 23rd September 2022, at 3:00 PM)

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The Catholic University of Rwanda has the pleasure to inform the Public that is in the process to recruit a Librarian complying with the following criteria

A: Education background and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Library / Information Science with at least of one-year professional experience working in a library, or
  • Diploma in library/ information science with at least two years of professional experience working in a library,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in organizing and giving library induction
  • Working knowledge of Dewey Decimal System
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Experience of the library management system
  • Ability to deal with readers and colleagues proactive and professional manner
  • Experience of working in an academic environment will constitute an added value, etc.

B. Librarian Job Description:

  • Assuring good customer care and services delivery by responding to requests from students, staff, and other library users,
  • Cataloging and keeping library materials,
  • Describe, classify and index the library materials according to International Standards, procedures, and the National authority files,
  • Index and file documents according to the library policies, rules, and regulations,
  • Ensure Books are given reference numbers and safely kept,
  • Assisting with all library and keeping routines, issue, and return of books, reservations, overdue, shelving and tidying, etc.,
  • Provide guidance and support to library users or identified student groups with regards to inquiries related to study skills including research skills, assignment layout, editing, and proofreading skills,
  • Assisting as necessary with the cataloguing and processing of new book stock/E-book, including Special Collections,
  • Contributing to the maintenance of the current library catalogue, the cataloging of new materials and Special collections not yet in the catalogue,
  • Develop, implement and disseminate the National Library Services collection development policy, guidelines, plans, and procedures,
  • Perform related work at the request of her/his supervisor,
  • Inspecting the condition of books before and after check-out to ascertain any damage on behalf of the customer,
  • Assisting with library events and reading sessions,
  • Organizing the repair of damaged books,
  • Assisting customers with internet access and ensuring their technical needs are met,
  • Maintaining records of books taken out and books brought back and cataloging new arrival,
  • Sorting and shelving books according to their categorization,
  • Helping customers locate books and find material online,
  • Teach people how to use the library resources,
  • Organize IT access and solve user problems,
  • Checking materials in and out and cataloging new items,
  • Shelving and maintaining the outreach collection,
  • Provide customer service through assisting the patrons with their research topics and general questions through OCLC library information system,
  • Responding to requests from students, staff, and other library users,
  • Prepare monthly and periodical reports on performed activities to be submitted to the Director of Library and
  • . Performing any other duties assigned to him/her by his /her direction Supervisor in the interest of the University,

C) Interested candidate will submit the following document in a sealed envelope for preselection of candidate before written examen and interview:

  1. Accurate and approved individual Curriculum Vitae,
  2. Photocopy of Bachelor’s Degree/ Diploma in library/ information science, and
  3. Contact (telephone, email address of three contact persons and their position,

D) Contact persons:

  • Director of Librarian services:
  • Director of Administration and Finance Department: 0788307098

The deadline for submission of the offer is scheduled on 23rd September 2022, at 3:00 PM, at the Catholic University of Head office at TABA Main Campus- Librarian Services.

 Date, at Huye on 16th September 2022,


The Director of Administration and Finance Department


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