Vacancy: Library Assistant-Acquisitions-UL

University of Limpopo

 

Library Assistant: Acquisitions and Collection Development
Requirements:
 A minimum of matric or Grade 12.
 Computer literacy.
 Experience in the use of integrated library system particularly the Acquisitions module.
 Understanding of the use of bibliographic data in the acquisitions process.
 Attention to detail and high degree of accuracy with ability to work under pressure.
 Effective team and independent worker with good filing skills.
 Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills and customer relations skills.
 Proficient with figures.
 Ability to follow detailed written and oral instructions.
 Preparedness to do shelving and shelf reading and to work night and weekend shifts.
 Preparedness to help or do other duties as required.
Duties:
 Do bibliographic checking and verify details of incoming recommendations.
 Using a library System for acquisition procedures.
 Check materials received against order records and invoice information.
 Ensure accurate attribution of financial commitment and expenditure to appropriate funds.
 Do verification of invoices for payment of received materials.
 Monitor orders for non-supply and initiate claims for unfulfilled orders.
 Liaise with academics and subject librarians.
 Contribute to the maintenance of an accurate and up-to-date acquisitions database.
 Communicate with the departments regarding recommended titles.
 Receive, sort out and dispatch incoming mail.
 Compile reports and keep and maintain recorded statistical data.
 Work shifts on a rotational basis at the Client Services
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Closing date: 14 July 2017
Typed applications which should contain comprehensive curriculum vitae, certified copies of all qualifications and contact details of three referees, should be forwarded, for the attention of Ms LS Ngoatje, to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Private Bag X 1106, Sovenga, 0727 or e-mail applications, in MS Word format, to stella.ngoatje@ul.ac.za.
Telephonic enquiries regarding conditions of service: (015) 268-3513.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign obtained qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority. Please also note that failure to submit the requested documents/information will result in your application not being considered.
The University of Limpopo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All appointments will be made in accordance with the University’s Employment Equity Plan. Preference will be given to males (African, Indian and Coloured), and females (Indian, Coloured and White).
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Applicants who have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date must consider their applications as unsuccessful.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.