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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position detailed below:-



Position: Digital Services Librarian




Terms of Engagement:


Job Summary:

Reporting to the College Librarian, the Digital Services Librarian is responsible for assisting in the coordination and provision of digital library resources including digital content such as ebooks, e-audiobooks, e-magazines, e-music and information databases.


Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree of Library and Information Science from a recognized institution.
  • Must have at least two years experience in an academic environment.
  • Those in possession of first degree with at least 5 years’ experience in an academic library and already practicing ICT in their work can also apply.


Duties:

  • Coordinates access and maintenance of the Library’s licensed digital resources, including tasks related to contracts, implementation, staff support, troubleshooting, and maintenance of resources.
  • Works cooperatively with librarians and staff to promote the use of digital tools and resources to serve our community.
  • Coordinates and maintains content for web and mobile-enabled interactive services that provide a quality user experience.
  • Collaborates with the ICT staff to develop information service strategies and initiatives that maintain a high level of patron satisfaction with on-site and digital technology resources.
  • Identifies, develops and delivers patron instruction in the use of digital technologies including the development and delivery of library programs.
  • Collects, maintains and reports digital resources and services statistical data to Library Administration.
  • Performs other assigned duties.


Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of library information technology, systems, products and delivery technologies.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft software systems and tools, social media platforms and web-based communication, information and collaboration tools.
  • Demonstrated ability and enthusiasm for working with the public.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty and Library staff.
  • Willingness to assist and support coworkers, contribute ideas and maintain flexibility.
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing library technology environment.


Communication Skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Possess good interpersonal skills and ability to maintain and foster cooperative and courteous working relationships with the public, peers and supervisors.


Method of application

Applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of degree certificates, names and addresses (telephone, fax, e-mail) of three traceable referees, two of whom must be academics, should be sent to:

The Registrar
Chancellor College
P.O. Box 280
Zomba
Malawi

Further details available on: https://www.cc.ac.mw 

Deadline: November 13, 2020

 


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    Zomba
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    Full Time
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    14 Nov, 2020

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