Vacancy: Library Attendant-CPUT

Job Title
Library Attendant
Cape Peninsula University of Technology -> CPUT Libraries -> Collection Development
Campus/ Location
Bellville Campus – Bellville, Cape Town, WC ZA (Primary)
Job Type
Occupational Function
Support / Admin
Number of Positions
Annual Salary Package (incl. Medical Aid rate based on principal member only)
To be confirmed
Advert Closing Date
Job Purpose

To render a support service in the Technical service department and CPUT Libraries by ensuring the processing and repair of books, and transport of books, furniture and other library equipment and material to, within and between relevant branches.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Minimum Requirements:

·         Grade 10
·         At least 1 year relevant experience in a Service environment
·         Code 08 drivers licemce older than 3 years
Key Performance Areas / Principal Accountabilities


  • All tasks in any aspect of service support and support administration at the Library Attendant level as may be required from time to time in the work locations that requires it.
  • Processing of all library material
  • Dispatching of library material
  • Transport library material to various locations ie. branch libraries, binders and bookshops
  • Repairing library materials
  • Preparing library material s for binding
  • Record keeping and filing
  • Client support
  • Shelving and shelf reading
  • Team / departmental support
  • Relieving in other departments and branch libraries
  • Participating in the shift system, including after hours and on Saturdays
  • Physical movement of books, furniture and other library equipment and material
  • Client support
  • Shelving and shelf reading
  • Team/ departmental support
  • Ability to perform continuous physical work
General Information

Closing date : 23 June 2017

For enquiries contact Kanyisa Nyawula at 021 959 6265

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is committed to Employment Equity and aims to attract and retain talented individuals to achieve our equity objectives and therefore, people from the designated groups, including those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants whose appointment contributes towards the achievement of demographic representation. We reserve the right not to make an appointment.

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