South Africa

University Librarian

Company Central University of Technology, Free State
Reference # 1347
Published 15/05/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary 1,169,409.00 - 1,169,408.00 Annually
Location Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
Main purpose of the job
To plan, direct, manage, and develop Library and Information Services of the university campus libraries (Bloemfontein & Welkom), in line with the university’s vision
Job Functions Academic
Industries Academic
Main tasks
1. Develop policies and strategic plans for the library
2. Manage and ensure implementation of the library services (Circulation; Systems Management, Cataloguing and Information Services)
3. Provide advice and support to academic managers, researchers and lecturing staff
4. Implement output monitoring systems within the library
5. Vision to translate traditional library services into the online medium
6. Manage the performance and development of staff
7. Be critical of technologies and demonstrate ability to compare technologies
8. Develop, manage and monitor a budget for the library
9. Provide reports internally and to other stakeholders
10. Represent the library at internal and external forums
Candidates will be recruited and appointed in accordance with the Employment Equity and Affirmative Action Programmes of the Central University of Technology, Free State.

Female candidates, in particular, who meet the stated requirements are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualification/ Knowledge and/or
•Masters degree, library studies or equivalent
•8 years in the library environment, with 3 years in a management role

Desired Qualification, Knowledge and/or Experience
•PhD, library studies or equivalent
•10 years in a library environment, with 5 years in a management role within a higher education library environment
Job Closing Date 05/06/2020
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