Library After-hours supervisor (Contract)

CPUT Libraries is looking for staff with suitable LIS qualifications to act as After-Hours supervisors at their Bellville, Wellington and Mowbray branches for the rest of this year. Candidates should indicate at which of these sites they are willing and able to serve (more than one may be indicated).

After-Hours supervisors are responsible for the service from 16:00 – 22:00 on at least two nights of the week or more if required during the academic term. These positions are hourly paid, currently at R120 per hour. The contracts will end at the latest by the 30th of November 2015, excluding University holidays. These contracts may be terminated at any stage before November by the Director: CPUT Libraries.

Reports to: Librarian at Bellville/Wellington/Mowbray

Minimum Requirements

A three year completed LIS qualification or equivalent.

Own transport. (No transport will be provided)

Only people that are not currently in full-time or permanent employment will be considered, thus working for less than 20h per week

Staff must be willing to work shifts during the library’s opening times.

Must have South African citizenship or permanent residency


Ability to work across all campuses of CPUT as needed

Key Performance Areas

All tasks in any aspect of service support and support administration at the supervisory level after-hours

Manage CPUT Library shift system staff and students

Co-ordinate facilities and maintenance and report to the Librarian at the branch

Co-ordinate service staff (cleaners and security)

Responsible for lock up procedure

Customer focus, including research support

Team support

Financial management, control & co-ordination, administration and record keeping


Good inter-personal skills and the ability to work within a team and on your own

Building strategic work partnerships & relationships

Client focus

People management skills and conflict management

Information monitoring

Financial management skills, planning and organizing

To apply for this vacancy please submit your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the names and contact details of at least two referees), to Petro Coreejes-Brink before close of work on Friday 7 August 2015, indicating clearly the branch/branches for which you are applying.

E-mail enquiries: For Wellington and Mowbray: Petro Coreejes-Brink;

for Bellville Regina Sikhosana

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is committed to Employment Equity and aims to attract and retain talented individuals to achieve our equity objectives. Preference will be given to applicants whose appointment contributes towards the achievement of demographic representation. We reserve the right not to make an appointment. Successful candidates will be required to attend training before commencing work.