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Library Assistant at Design & Technology Institute

DEPARTMENT: Academics and Education
REPORTS INDIRECTLY TO: Academic and Educational Head, Head of Institute

JOB PURPOSE: To support Librarian by assisting them

Key Responsibilities

The librarian assistant shall assist the Librarian with the following roles:

• General management of the library and supervising library patrons.
• Assist with daily tasks of the library such as issuing library materials, checking out/in library materials, collecting late charges, and determining outstanding materials.
• Carry out classification and cataloguing of resources using the Library Management System.
• Assist learners to identify, locate and access the information they require
• Examine books for damage; repair or facilitate repairs when necessary.
• Perform appraisal and “weeding” of library materials at assigned periods
• Create an environment that is conducive for active and participatory learning using resource-based instructional practices.
• Oversee the management of the library in the absence of the Librarian
• Perform any other duties assigned from time to time

Qualification Required & Experience

• Bachelor of Arts/Education in Information Studies/Librarianship with two years’ experience in a similar role.
• Must have completed National Service
• Skills in IT will be an added advantage

Key competencies

• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Working knowledge of the Library of Congress Classification Scheme
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Working knowledge of office equipment and accurate keyboarding skills necessary to manage clerical and cataloguing duties.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For This Job

All CV’s and applications letters are to be submitted electronically to:

All applicants should clearly state the role they are applying for in the subject of the email and application letter.

Closing Date: 26 August, 2022

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