Posts Tagged ‘Librarian Jobs in Ghana’

Job Vacancy For Librarian At Evangelical Presbyterian College of Education (Amedzofe, Volta Region)

Posted on: February 9th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Evangelical Presbyterian College of Education,Amedzofe-Volta Region,Full-Time, GH,Degree, 4 years,29 Feb-2016};

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the following position: Librarian

Duties and Responsibilities

•   The college librarian provides leadership in advancing the college’s teaching and research mission through a clear vision of the library’s role
•   He/She has overall responsibility for library, research and information needs of the college community

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Applicant must possess postgraduate degree in a library and information related field
•   Applicant must have served as Deputy Librarian in a college of Education or comparable grade in a similar institution / organization for a least four (4) years.

Location: Amedzofe, Volta Region

How To Apply For The Job

For any of the position above, interested applicants must submit two copies of comb bound documents comprising:

•   Letter of application
•   Copies of academic and professional certificates
•   Curriculum vitae with names, postal and email addresses of three (3) referees
•   A two page statement of the applicants vision for the position and strategies for achieving this vision

The application documents including letters of reference from each of the referees mentioned must be sent under registered and confidential cover by mail or courier service to:

The College Search Committee Secretary,
E.P College of Education,
Post Office Box 12,
Amedzofe

Closing Date: 29 February, 2016

Job Vacancy For Librarian At Brainy Bairn School

Posted on: January 8th, 2016 by Ghana Jobs

{Brainy Bairn School,Accra,Full-Time, GH, Degree,3 years,29 Jan-2016};

Brainy Bairn School is an ultramodern international school located in West Legon, Accra. It has three departments; preschool, primary and secondary. The school is currently seeking to engage the services of highly qualified, dynamic and visionary teachers to fill the following vacancy: Librarian in the Primary Department

Duties & Responsibilities

•   Effective teaching, effective class work and class control
•   To exhibit love, empathy and interest for the children placed in your care
•   Respect for all school authority, colleagues and parents/guardians
•   A general satisfactory attitude to work
•   Regular and punctual attendance to school

Qualification Required & Experience

Applicants must have all/most of the following qualifications and experience:

•   University Degree and/or post-graduate teaching qualification from a recognized College or University
•   Three (3) years teaching experience in British and / or International systems
•   Computer literate and/or a holder of ICT qualification
•   Up-to-date knowledge of the British curriculum
•   Proficiency in written and spoken English
•   Must have a professional qualification in library studies
•   Must have managed a library in a reputable school for at least two (2) years

Location: West Legon, Accra

How To Apply For The Job

All interested applicants should e-mail the following to:-

[email protected]

•   Detailed and up-to-date curriculum vitae.
•   A Cover Letter.
•   Scanned copies of academic degree qualifications, and Professional Development certificates.
•   Contact details of two referees who have played supervisory roles in the applicant’s most recent place of work.

Closing Date: 29 January, 2016

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Job Vacancy For Librarian At Cape Coast Polytechnic

Posted on: December 7th, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{Cape Coast Polytechnic,Cape Coast,Full-Time, GH,Masters degree, 10 years,18 Dec-2015};

Applications are invited from qualified persons to fill the following position in the Polytechnic:- Librarian

Duties:

The Librarian is the head of the Polytechnic Library. He/She shall be responsible to the Rector for the following duties:

•    Ensures that the library is stocked with current books, journals, non-book materials and other materials
•    Designs and implement an overall strategic plan for the development of the Polytechnic Library
•    Responsible for the implementation of the Polytechnic Library Manual
•    Recommends and implement appropriate systems that would create a seamless extension of the library that provides scholars with access to evaluated, organised and preserved information in any format
•    Ensures efficient running of the Polytechnic’s e-library; and
•    Responsible for preparation and control of the department’s budget

Qualification Required & Experience

The ideal candidate must have the following skills and qualifications:

•    Must possess a Master’s degree in Library Science or Library Studies or related discipline (PhD will be an added advantage)
•    Must have at least ten (10) years post-qualification experience in a Senior Management position in the field of Librarianship in a tertiary institution or relevant public service organisation.
•    Must have a strong knowledge of library management and evidence of ability to create and lead an academic library/information materials
•   Must understand critically the full process of modern library management and to cope with complex and varied responsibilities
•   Must have a strong knowledge of computers and I.C.T and their applications in libraries
•   Must have a proven record of scholarly work (authorship of books, journals articles, professional practice.

Terms of Appointment:

•   The appointment, which is full time shall be for 4 years in first instance, and may be subject to renewal for another 4 years
•   The candidate must not be more than 55 years
•   The conditions of service and salary are very attractive.

Location: Cape Coast

How To Apply For The Job

Mode of Applications:

•   Interested candidates must submit applications accompanied by two (2) copies of their Curriculum Vitae
•   A two-page Vision Statement outlining the applicant’s vision for the Finance Office of Cape Coast Polytechnic and strategies in achieving them
•    Candidates must also request three (3) referees to submit reports on them directly to the Chairman, Search Committee for Finance Office

Applications must be sent under registered and confidential cover and marked “Position of Internal Auditor” to:

The Chairman
Search Committee for Librarian
C/O Ag. Registrar
Cape Coast Polytechnic
P.O. Box AD 50
Cape Coast

Or send a soft copy of their documents to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 18 December, 2015

Job Vacancy For Librarian At GIMPA

Posted on: September 1st, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{GIMPA,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,20 Sep-2015};

The Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), a World Class Centre of Excellence for training in Leadership, Management and Administration located at Greenhill, Achimota

Job Description

The Librarian will be responsible for the leadership and general administration of the Institute’s Library with respect to human, financial and material resources within the framework of GIMPA’s statutes and policies.

Reporting Relationship
The successful candidate will report to the Rector

Responsibilities
The successful candidate shall:

•   Manage employees, products, services and goals of the expanding library of the Institute
•   Design and implement an overall strategic plan for the development of the Institute’s library
•   Build on existing resources, and services to create a modern library which would respond to teaching, research and learning programmes of the Institute
•   Recommend and implement systems that would create a seamless extension of the library that provides scholars with access to evaluated, organized, achieved, and preserved information in any format
•   Supervise the smooth transition of old products and services to new ones
•   Create effective cross-departmental working relationships and assist both in-house and outside scholars with world class library services
•   Perform other related duties that may be assigned by top management

Key Performance Indicators:

•   Plan and implement short and long term goals
•   Establish an enabling infrastructure and lead a rapidly growing library
•   Build and implement modern library systems
•   Design work processes to match human resource development
•   Supervise and train staff
•   React efficiently to new challenges and needs of senior management
•   Understand critically the full process of modern library management and cope with complex and varied responsibilities

Terms of appointment

The successful candidate shall hold office for a term of four (4) academic years in the
first instance and may be reappointed for further terms of four (4) academic years
each, subject to satisfactory performance.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Ph.D or Master’s Degree in Library Science/Information Management or related field
•   Ten years relevant experience, five (5) of which must be in a top management position
•   Must have proven expertise in academic library management

Knowledge/Skills/Attributes:

•   Strong knowledge of library practices from traditional management systems to modern portal technology
•   Strong knowledge of library management and evidence of ability to create and lead an academic library
•   Strong management, team and business-process building ability
•   Proven record of scholarly work (authorship of books, journal articles, professional practice manuals, etc)

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants may submit their application, including their most recent curriculum vitae to the following address:

The Human Resource Manager
Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)
P. O. Box AH 50
Achimota, Accra

Email: [email protected]

Closing Date: 30 September, 2015

Job Vacancy For Librarian

Posted on: April 17th, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 May-2015};

A reputable international school in Accra is looking to employ a Librarian.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A minimum of first degree in information studies
•   At least 3 years of experience in a similar position
•   Must have an affable, pleasant disposition
•   Must have a strong IT background and a willingness to use new software
•   Excellent communication skills

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Kindly apply with a cover letter, CV two professional referees and two passport pictures to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 27 April, 2015

Job Vacancy For University Librarian At University of Education (Winneba)

Posted on: March 26th, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{University of Education,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 Apr-2015};

THE POSITION

•   The University Librarian is the administrative head of all the University Libraries.
•   He/she shall provide professional/administrative leadership for the University of Education, Winneba Library Systems which includes the Osagyefo Library and its Satellite libraries

Duties/Responsibilities

The successful candidate shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the administration and coordination of all library services in the University and its Campuses, Colleges, Departments, Centres and Research Units.

In addition, such candidate will:

•   manage employees, products, services and goals of the expanding library of the University;
•   design and implement an overall strategic plan for the development of the University library;
•   build on existing resources, and services to create a modern library which would respond to teaching, research and learning programmes of the University;
•   recommend and implement systems that would create a seamlessless extension of the library that provides scholars with access to evaluated, organized and preserved information in any format;
•   supervise the smooth transition of old products and serviced to new ones
•   create effective cross-departmental working relationships and
•   assist both in-house and outside scholars with world class library

Qualification Required & Experience

The candidate seeking appointment as University Librarian must possess a minimum of Masters degree in Library/Information Studies. In addition,

the candidate must:

•   have served as a Deputy Librarian for a minimum of five (5) years in a university or a comparable institution.
•   have at least five (5) publications since appointment as Deputy Librarian
•   have strong knowledge of Library management and evidence of ability to create and lead an academic library.
•   have strong knowledge of library practices from traditional management system to modern portal library
•   have solid skills in library related IT infrastructure and systems

Location: Winneba

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates should submit eight (8) copies each of:

•   Letter of interest summarizing their qualifications,
•   Vision statement as part of application
•   Statement indicating why he/she wishes to be considered
•   Curriculum Vitae

Applicants must submit three referee reports directly to the address below.
Application should be forwarded under Registered Cover marked “Application for University Librarian” to either of the following addresses:

The Chairman
Search Committee (Post of Vice-Chancellor)
Council Secretariat
University of Education, Winneba
P.O. Box 25
Winneba

OR

The Chairman
Search Committee (Post of Vice-Chancellor)
University of Education, Winneba
C/O Universities of Ghana
Overseas Office
321 City Road
London EC1V
United Kingdom

Closing Date: 31 March, 2015

Job Vacancy For Librarian At Golden Sunbeam International College (Akuapem & Shai Hills)

Posted on: February 20th, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{Golden Sunbeam International College,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,31 Mar-2015};

Golden Sunbeam International College Of Science And Technology is an up and coming technologically driven tertiary institution with NAB Authorization Certificate No. NAB/AU/0000589.The College envisions herself as the frontier of innovation to develop the human capital needed for critical areas of the global economy through relevant educational programs in areas of Health, Engineering and Manufacturing, Agriculture, Computer Science and Information and Communication Technology and Education.

The College is located in a serene and conducive atmosphere in the valleys of the Akuapem and the Shai hills in the Shai

Qualification Required & Experience

•   The candidate should have MA Information Studies with a minimum of 3 years related experience in a University Library

Location: Akuapem & Shai Hills

How To Apply For The Job

Application should be addressed to:-

The Director
GOLDEN SUNBEAM INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
P.O. Box AF 168
Adenta

and submitted to the following email address address:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 23 February, 2015

Job Vacancy For Librarian At Teletech institute of Technology (TIT) – (Asante Akyem)

Posted on: February 18th, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{Teletech institute of Technology (TIT),Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,31 Mar-2015};

The Teletech institute of Technology (TIT) is a newly established tourism and hospitality school located at Patnensa, near Konongo, Asante Akyem

The institution, affiliated to a number of foreign universities, intends offering programmes leading to the award of certificate, diploma, degree, and post-graduate qualifications in the areas of information Technology, Business Administration, Hotel & Hospitality Management, Food and Beverages Operation; and other career-oriented programmes.

Job Summary

Responsible for carrying out a variety of tasks, including cataloging books, maintaining library materials, assisting students and conducting research.

Qualification Required & Experience

Candidates must possess a;

•   minimum of Masters degree in Library Studies or a related area
•   minimum of three years working experience as a librarian.

Location: Asante Akyem

How To Apply For The Job

Applicants should forward application materials (letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, and transcripts) electronically to:-

[email protected]

Hard copies of the application and supporting documents should be forwarded to the:-

Head, Human Resource,
Teletech Institute of Technology,
Box 502, Konongo, A/A,

Closing Date: 27 February, 2015

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Job Vacancy For Librarian At BMFI University College

Posted on: February 12th, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{BMFI University College,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,28 Feb-2015};

Job Summary

•   Administer libraries and perform related library services.
•   Work in a variety of settings.
•   Tasks may include selecting, acquiring, cataloguing, classifying, circulating, and maintaining library materials; and furnishing reference, bibliographical, and readers’ advisory services.
•   May perform in-depth, strategic research, and synthesize, analyze, edit, and filter information. May set up or work with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Native, working knowledge of English, including excellent drafting, formatting, editing and presentation

Skills

•   Strong Writing, editing, public speaking and good leadership skills
•   Knowledge of the media and how it operates
•   Ability to summarise and simplify complex information and communicate it to targeted groups
•   Excellent computer skills (especially Microsoft Office applications) and the ability to use information technology as a tool and resource.
•   Multi-tasking skills and ability to work under pressure

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

email: [email protected]

NB: Diploma in that field from University of Ghana

Closing Date: 13 March, 2015

Job Vacancy For Librarian At Kumasi Polytechnic

Posted on: January 13th, 2015 by Ghana Jobs

{Kumasi Polytechnic,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,28 Jan-2015};

The Librarian will be responsible for the leadership and general administration of the Polytechnic’s Library with respect to human, financial and material resources within the framework of the Polytechnic statutes and policies.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   At least Master of Philosophy in Library/Information, Science/Information Management or related field with a reasonable number of peer-reviewed journal articles.
•   Relevant professional qualification.
•   Must have been on the grade of Deputy Librarian for a minimum of four (4) years in a tertiary institution.
•   Ten to fifteen (10-15) years in academic library management or, Five-Seven (5-7) years in a relevant senior management/supervising capacity.
•   Strong knowledge of cataloguing and classification of library/ information materials.
•   Strong knowledge of library management and evidence of ability to create and lead an academic library.
•   Understand critically the full process of modem library management and to cope with complex and varied responsibilities.
•   Strong knowledge of library practices from traditional management systems to modern portal technology.
•   Strong knowledge of computers and I.C.T. and their applications in libraries.
•   Proven record of scholarly work (authorship of books, journal articles, professional practice manuals, etc).

Location: Kumasi

How To Apply For The Job

Applicants for this position should address their applications to the following address:

THE SEARCH COMMITTEE
C/O THE REGISTRAR
KUMASI POLYTECHNIC
P. O. BOX 854
KUMASI

•   Applicants should include their CVs, photocopies of their certificates, names and address of three (3) referees and attach all relevant documents.
•   At least one of the referees should come from a former workplace.

Closing Date: 11 February, 2015

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