November 21, 2022

PRINCIPAL LIBRARIAN

CENTRE : Western Cape (Mowbray)

REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and a National
Diploma in Library Sciences or Information Management (NQF Level 6).
Minimum of 3 years’ experience at a supervisory level in library services
environment. Job related knowledge: Knowledge of the interlibrary systems.
Knowledge of internet searches. Knowledge of the electronic cataloguing,
classification, and indexing. Job related skills: Computer skills. Interpersonal
skills.

DUTIES : Acquire library materials (books, journals) for surveys and mapping library.
Receive requests for book procurements daily. Process requests to procure
new books as required. Subscribe to new journals for clients according to
policy. Obtain approval from the library committee to procure the proposed
books and journals. Provide information services. Provide information services
continually. Perform the necessary research regarding the request for
information received. Distribute notification regarding the journals to the
organisation as required. Control issue and circulation of library materials.
Receive request for information regarding surveys and mapping issues.
Circulate journals on an ongoing basis. Control issue of books. Provide
museum service for specialized surveying and mapping equipment and
methods. Arrange museum display, with changes to items displayed when
required. Update system with index. Update system with indexing, barcoding
and packing of new books / journals on the shelves as required. Keep register
of museum items.

ENQUIRIES : Mr G Chandler Tel No: (021) 685 4300

APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X10, Mowbray 7710 or
hand delivered to: 14 Long Street, 5th Floor, Cape Town, 8001.

NOTE : African and Indian Males and African Females and Persons with Disabilities
are encouraged to apply.

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