LIBRARY ASSISTANT REF NO: LSS/06/2020
SALARY: R173 703 per annum (plus benefits)
CENTRE: Rahima Moosa Nursing College
REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12 or equivalent qualification with 3 years of relevant experience in the provision of library services or Diploma/Degree in Library Information Science with minimum 1-year experience in the provision of library services. Have good knowledge of library systems: LIBWIN or URICA or SYMPHONY, circulation desk, cataloging systems (DDC). Strong computer literacy (Ms Word, PowerPoint, Excel). Knowledge of library policies. Good communication (verbal & written), organizational and problem-solving skills. Ability to work under pressure. Valid code 10 (manual) driver`s license.
DUTIES: Development and maintenance of systems for classification, cataloging, indexing and circulation. Assistance with research activities at the campus for staff and students as needed. Help with student literature researches and sourcing required material. Dealing with telephonic queries. Management of use of the library photocopy machine, computer center, cyber library and study center. Circulation of journals and other relevant materials to staff members and students. Book processing and preparation: covering and attaching security measures. Book Shelving and check all books that need to be repaired. Capturing of recently acquired library material on the library system. Control of material not returned and collect fines. Assist with Selection and acquisition of appropriate material for the library. General library orientation of students and new staff members. Make library cards. Implementation of policy and procedure manual for the library. Assist with marketing of the library, including book exhibitions, open day, pamphlets and newsletter.
Inquiries: Ms. J.K Mashabela Tel No: (011) 247- 3343
APPLICATIONS: delivered to: Rahima Moosa Nursing College, Fuel & Riversdale Road Gate 4, Coronationville, 2093, Human Resource Department.
NOTE: All applications must be submitted on a Z83 form, certified copies of qualifications, curriculum vitae (CV) certified ID copy and driver’s license.
CLOSING DATE: 26 June 2020
NOTE : Note: Shortlisted candidates must be willing to undergo normal vetting and verification processes. Entry-level requirements for SMS posts: In terms of the Directive on Compulsory Capacity Development, Mandatory Training Days & Minimum Entry Requirements for SMS that was introduced on 1 April 2015, a requirement for all applicants for SMS posts from 1 April 2020 is successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be obtained by following the below link:https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entryprogramme/. The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of completion of the NSG Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme Certificate for entry into the SMS. Furthermore, candidates shortlisted for the SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Following the interview and the technical exercise, the Selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments. Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID documents (no copies of certified copies are allowed; certification should not be more than three months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Please indicate the reference number and position you are applying for on your application form. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.