Library Assistant

  • Full time
  • 3 months ago
  • Salary MWK 000 / Monthly

Job Description

The Malawi Institute of Management (MIM) is Malawi’s premier Institute in leadership and management training, research and consulting. The Institute would like to recruit for the following positions tenable at its main campus in Kanengo, Lilongwe.

Position: Library Assistant

The successful candidate will be responsible for cataloguing, issuing and discharging of books and other library materials.

Key Responsibilities

The Library Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Issuing and discharging of books, periodicals and other library materials;
  • Assisting readers with the sourcing of literature materials;
  • Filing and cataloguing documentation and other records;
  • Accessioning newly acquired information resources;
  • Updating serial register; circulation control; and,
  • Orderly organization of the library and maintenance of library statistics

Qualifications and Experience;

  • A minimum of Library and Information Science Certificate (MALA), and those with a Diploma will have an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of KOHA or any other Library Management Information System
  • At least 2 years of experience in a similar position

Skills and Competencies

  • Knowledge and skills in best library practices
  • Be computer literate and possess knowledge and practical experience in Library Information Systems
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Method of Application;
Applicants with necessary qualifications and experience should submit their application letters, with detailed curriculum vitae and contact details for three traceable referees, to the address below not later than Friday, 12th February 2021.

The Executive Director
Malawi Institute of Management
P.O. Box 30801

Email: [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.


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