Information Systems Librarian Job at Mount Kenya University

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  • Full Time
  • THIKA

Website Mount Kenya University

Information Systems Librarian Job, Latest Librarian Jobs in Kenya November 2021,

Faculty/Directorate: LIBRARY (View All Jobs)

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Overview

Mount Kenya University(MKU) is a chartered and ISO 9001:2015 certified University committed to a broad-based, holistic and inclusive system of education. The University is a member of the Inter-University Council of East Africa as well as the Association of Commonwealth Universities. MKU is largely known for its dynamic, comprehensive and thorough academic and vocational training system as well as linkages with internationally reputable institutions. The University operates from the main campus in Thika with campuses in Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret and Meru, as well as Open Distance and Electronic Learning (ODEL) centres located in major towns in Kenya, Burundi, Somaliland and Uganda.

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In pursuit of fulfilling the Mission and Vision of the University, the Directorate of Human Resource is mandated to facilitate and support the Mission and operations of the University by enabling it to continue attracting, developing and retaining the right number of suitably qualified staff so as to maintain the University competitive edge. MKU invites applications from suitably qualified, visionary, competent, dynamic and experienced professionals with impeccable track record to fill the following vacant position

Qualification

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1. A Master’s degree in information Science Information Technology Option

2. Minimum of 3 years’ experience at a comparable position.

Key responsibilities also include

Duties and responsibilities

1. Designing planning implementing and evaluating the present and future automation needs of the Library, making recommendations for implementation to the Library administration

2. Managing E-resources, platforms and relevant software for access to e-content by students and staff

3. Coordinating, Library wide training on use of automated systems, creating in house documentation as needed

4. Managing the daily operations of the Library automated systems and workstations, remaining on call at all times

5. Integrating Library’s automation and communication systems, including the innovative interfaces system, LANs, Web server, Internet access, telecommunications and related evolving systems

6. Designing and maintaining the library website as a marketing tool for library operations and services

7. Developing and recommending policy and procedures for use of computers and computer systems

8. Installing and configuring computer hardware and software

9. Overseeing training and instruction of library users on computer services and evaluates performance

10. Keeping current of all new technological procedures, processes and equipment in the Library

11. Compiling and interpreting statistics and preparing reports

12. Monitoring all system functions and being responsible for proper operations

13. Performing any other duty as assigned by your supervisor.

Requirements

1. A Master’s degree in information Science Information Technology Option

2. Minimum of 3 years’ experience at a comparable position.

To apply for this job please visit recruitment.mku.ac.ke.

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