JOB SUMMARY: Assist in appraising, organizing, collecting, classifying, preserving, maintaining, digitizing, indexing and providing access to records and archives for easy search and retrieval of all users.
SCOPE OF WORK:
1. Assist in organizing the library collections;
2. Assist in providing retrieval services to library users;
3. Assist in library and archives database processing;
4. Scan and encode documents into the library database and/or archives database; and
5. Perform a variety of administrative support for the activities of the Knowledge Resources Unit and Knowledge Management Department.
Graduate of a 4-year degree course in Library Science, Information Science/Management, Office Administration, Information Technology, Communication or related field.
With one (1) year relevant experience in library/information work.
Knowledge of basic office procedures and flexibility in adjusting to changes and repetitive activities, working knowledge of archives and records management systems, application of digital technology for the creation and access of records and archives.
Ability to prepare simple reports;
Able to work effectively individually and with a team;
Good oral and written communication and information processing skills;
Proficient in computer software applications (word processing, presentation, spreadsheets, database, search engines) particularly in maintaining database
Innovativeness: seeks smart and creative solutions to emerging challenges
Flexibility/Adaptability to Change: work effectively with a variety of situations and adapt one’s thinking, behavior and style appropriately in dealing with change. Adapting to different ways of thinking and doing things in a quick and a positive manner
Professionalism: exemplifies high standards of professional behavior adhering to ethical as well as moral principles, values and standards of SEARCA
Effective Communication: conveys organized thoughts, listens diligently, and engages in formal or informal conversation or writing that is easily and clearly understood by the receiver or audience to acquire or relay information, and motivate people or change behavior
Team orientation: builds, develops and utilizes collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of the Center’s goals
Service orientation: anticipates and determines internal and external stakeholder’s needs and provide timely and relevant assistance
Attention to Detail: reports and records accurate information, spot errors in documents and other forms of written communication, and notices quality issues on various work projects
Problem Solving and Decision Making: addresses issues and concerns with decisive action based on a systematic process of problem analysis and solution-seeking
Interested applicants are requested to accomplish an Employment Application Form using the following link: http://searca.org/jobapp/ and return the same together with the other requirements.
Applications will be received not later than 22 April 2018 or until a suitable candidate is accepted/hired.