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Deputy Chief Librarian (Digital Information)

The National Assembly of Zambia invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the positions below:

Duties and Responsibilities

 Maintaining the Library collection of books. periodicals, documents, recordings, and other materials and facilitating access to information in the Library for both MPs and Staff;

 Orienting MPs and staff on Library activities, facilities, rules, and services including the use of the internet;

 Carrying out reading needs analysis of MPs as well as assisting with readers advisory services on the basis of knowledge of current reviews;

 Conducting Library tours for visitors to acquaint them with Library services offered to MPs and staff;

 Maintaining and managing the Parliamentary publications which include

 Committee Daily Parliamentary Debates, Members’ profiles, the Constitution, the Laws of Zambia, policy documents and staff reports

 Carrying out marketing and outreach activities to promote the use of the Library.

 Digitising of Parliamentary Publications

 Coordinating data entry on the KOHA and Dspace Information Systems;

 Coordinating the distribution of Library materials to constituency offices;

 Organising, arranging and maintaining the physical setup of the newspaper collection and other periodicals;

 Selective dissemination of information and Reader’s Advisory services;

 Collection development — maintaining the order list from acquisition to the shelf;

 Reference work in conjunction with the Library Assistants; and

 Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time-to-time

Qualifications and Experience

 Grade 12 School Cedificate;

 A Bachelor of Arts Degree in Library and Information Studies or related field from a recognised institution of higher learning;

 Post graduate qualification involving electronic and/or digital information management will be an added advantage; and

 Five (5) years working experience in a relevant field

How to apply

Send your detailed CV, clearly indicating three (3) traceable referees, including their contact details, should be submitted and addressed to:

The Hon. Mr Speaker

National Assembly,

Parliament Buildings,

PO Box 31299,

Lusaka.

Application deadline
16 Mar
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