Overview

POSITION: LIBRARIAN

Location: Chingale,  Zomba

We are looking for a self-motivated Librarian to join our team.

As a Librarian, you will perform a range of duties such as cataloging library resources, maintaining library records, managing budgets and planning book purchase.

For this position, you will have to demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills, as a great part of your job will involve interacting with the local community including parents, students and young people.

The ideal candidate should also possess in-depth knowledge of library data base systems, computer knowledge in microsoft word, excel etc. as well as excellent communication and organizational skills.

QUALIFICATIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE)
  • Computer knowledge on Microsoft Word and Excel

AGE RANGE: Between 20-30 years old

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful candidate will perform among other duties:

  • Collecting and cataloging library resources including books, films and publications.
  • Help people to locate references and leisure reading materials.
  • Maintain library records and ensure it is updated.
  • Perform regular records of the information and inventory on records.
  • Educate patrons on how to properly search for information using the library database.
  • Managing budgets, preparing estimates for the department ready for approval by the school management.
  • Oversee the checkout process for books and other resources materials
  • Clarify the use of library amenities and provide information about library policies
  • Organize and host book sales, purchase, author signings and other reading events
  • Make sure the library meet the needs of precise groups of users including alumni and disabled students.

MODE OF APPLICATION

Applications including a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with names of three traceable referees and copies of certificates should be submitted to the address below:

The Head Teacher

Namitembo Community Day Secondary School

Private Bag 2

Chingale.

CONTACT: +265 884 655 978/ +265 999 249 629.

Females with relevant qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for Oral Interviews.

Closing date for receiving application letters is: Friday 22ndJanuary, 2021 by 4.00pm .