Librarian Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Summit Recruitment

Job Summary

A rewarding Librarian position to join a brand new International private school in Kenya.

Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Librarian for a New International School – Tatu City

The school has proven excellence, particularly on the academic and leadership front, with a British Curriculum – IGCSE system. The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working as a librarian in a school set up. He/she must have have knowledge of the principles and practices of library functions.

Key Responsibilities:

To be responsible for all duties as required of an academic educator.
Develops and presents basic library programs for the school.
Provides basic reference services and reader’s services.
Prepares bibliographies on special subjects for teachers and others.
Creates displays to highlight book collections or services.
Catalogs library materials, as assigned.
Assists in material selection and acquisition through book review reading, book selection meetings and contact with patrons.
Writes public information materials regarding library activities.
Performs related work as required.
Total commitment to extra-mural activities of the school.


Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Library studies or related field.
Must have a minimum of two years’ experience working as a librarian in a school.
Must have knowledge of the principles and practices of library functions.
Good knowledge of the needs of library patrons and the ability to provide the type and level needed.
Good ability in oral and written communications.
Ability to develop and present library programs.
Excellent interpersonal skills with colleagues, students and parents.
Good organizational and administrative skills
Must be a team player.

Monthly Gross Salary: Kshs 40,000 – 60, 000 /= (USD 400 – 600) depending on skills and experience + Benefits.

Deadline: 20th June 2018.

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

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