Job Vacancy - Regional Maritime University

REGIONAL MARITIME UNIVERSITY, [RMU], ACCRA

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and interested nationals of the Republics of Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone to fill the position of LIBRARIAN at the Regional Maritime University, Accra, Ghana:

JOB PURPOSE:
To plan, organize, and oversee the activities of the Library and Reprography departments of the University.

DUTIES
 Establish and maintain procedures for all operations essential to the effective management of the library including the acquisition, organization, and maintenance of information resources
 Prepare, analyze, and justify library budget and control expenditures to administer the
approved budget.
 Provide for central administration, purchasing, and circulation of subscriptions and non-serial orders, and keep well organization’s records
 Classify, catalogue, and supervise the indexing of all books, periodicals, and other materials according to the library of Congress classification system; catalogue materials using established rules and reference works; assigns subject headings
 Conduct computerized and manual bibliographic and literature searches for personnel and
other clients when information cannot be located under ordinary titles
 Monitor new publication of all types including electronic publications for procurement of special materials
 Etc. etc.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
A Master’s Degree in Library Science or Information Management from a recognized institution with a minimum of 7 years’ relevant post-qualification working experience in managerial position.
Membership of a Professional body will be an advantage.

OTHER QUALITIES OR REQUIREMENTS
 Ability to supervise professional and non-professional library personnel
 Very good computer literacy skills with good knowledge of on-line search and retrieval skills
 Very Good interpersonal, communication and diplomatic skills

SALARY: Salary attached to the post is based on the RMU Integrated Salary Scale.

MODE OF APPLICATION:
All applications with copies of Certificates, Testimonials and Curriculum Vitae should be
addressed to:
THE UNIVERSITY REGISTRAR
REGIONAL MARITIME UNIVERSITY
POST OFFFICE BOX GP 1115 EMAIL: hr@rmu.edu.gh
ACCRA – GHANA FAX NO: +233 302 717 707 / 712 047
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
CLOSING DATE: The deadline of the receipt of all applications shall be 10th May, 2018 after publication.

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