MANAGER, INFORMATION SUPPORT REF LS16/02 – Botswana International University of Science & Technology

Job Code: 00482016
Posted On:
Closing On:
Tuesday, 04 October 2016
Friday, 21 October 2016
Department: Directorate of Library Services
Location: Palapye
BIUST Main Campus
Plot 10071, Khurumela, Private Bag 16, Palapye
Job Type: Full Time
Education: Graduate Degree
Duration:
Travel:
Job Description: Main Purpose of the Job

To manage and co-ordinate activities in Information Support Section including subject librarian services, reference services, circulation services (loans and inter library Services), and information literacy training.

Preferred Skills: Academic Qualifications

Recognised Masters’ degree in Library/Information Management or related field

Experience

At least eight (8) years post qualification work experience in a library of comparative standard. Evidence of independent professional service to students and staff essential. Evidence of experience in projects/service that benefit the profession and or the community and publication in reputable professional journals will be an advantage.

The position requires the following Competencies/Skills:

  • Ability to work in groups, explore new initiatives.
  • Practical Knowledge of Library systems, electronic reference tools and emerging library technologies
  • Proven experience in circulation, reference and Information services management
  • Experience in reference and information literacy training in higher education
  • Critical thinking, proactive and innovative.
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm and strong commitment to services

If you meet the requirements of the above stated position, please send your application letter and a detailed Curriculum Vitae including at least two (2) recent professional references to;

Director, Human Resources at the email address below.

recruitment.libraryservices@biust.ac.bw

For any further enquiries, you may call Ms. Mogwera or Mr. Mothibakgomo at @ 493 1000.

CLOSING DATE: October 21, 2016