Librarian- Information, Research & Extension Services

Salary Scale U4-Lower (7,216,087 – 9,582,418 p.a)

Main Purpose:
Establish possible opportunities of developing library services,
promote libraries, and produce plans for developing library services.

Duties and responsibilities:
i. Carry out research through the internet for possible areas for pilot projects
ii. Write Project proposals following guidelines by donor organizations discovered from the Internet and from NGO’s.
iii. Produce publicity and promotional materials in form of fliers, newspaper articles, etc. for creating library awareness and promote use of the library.
iv. Organize workshops for identified target groups for sensitization about library services and improvement of staff skills.
v. Visit operating public libraries to evaluate performance, and establish problems and management gaps that can be handled by NLU and report back to management to decide on action to be taken.
vi. Give advice and guidance to those running public and community libraries.
viii Any Other duty assigned

Person Specification
Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS) from a recognized institution
with a minimum of 3 years experience in a reputable Library service. Must possess some knowledge of computing

Terms of appointment:
Five (5) year Contract (Renewable upon satisfactory performance) for all positions

Applications should be addressed to the Director, National Library of Uganda. Applicants should submit their hand written applications accompanied with academic documents and CV with two names of referees to the above address or delivered by hand to the office of the Director, not later than 25th May 2018