JOB TITLE: Director

ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE POST OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF UGANDA

Main purpose of the position:
Secretary to the National Library Board, Chief Executive and Accounting Officer of the National Library and Chief Inspector of public libraries in Uganda.
Key Functions and activities:
• Execution of plans and policies of the Board
• Ensuring the proper and effective planning, budgeting, execution and evaluation of the services of the library under the National Library Act, 2003.

Qualifications and attributes:
a) An honors’ first degree
b) Postgraduate qualifications at a masters degree level in librarianship or information science
c) Qualifications and/or experience in project proposal writing and human resource management will be an added advantage
d) At least ten (10) years’ continuous service in a large and well organized library, five of which must have been at senior managerial level.
e) Knowledge and competence in computer applications to information management
f) Skills in inter personal communication, teamwork building, lobbying and advocacy.
g) A person of high moral character and proven integrity

Terms and Conditions of service:
Renewable contract for 5 years. Attractive remuneration including annual leave, medical insurance, housing allowance and gratuity.
Applications, enclosing a curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, academic transcripts, and evidence of seniority and naming three referees, one of whom should be library and information professional should be addressed to:

The Chairperson
National Library Board
P. O Box 4262
Kampala

Or e-mailed to
admin@nlu.go.ug/ gkmulindwa@nlu.go.ug
Applications submitted electronically must be followed by a telephone call at +256 414 233633 to ensure that they have been received.

Deadline 10th March 2017.