LIbrary Officer Jobs Vacancy At St John’s University of Tanzania (SJUT) January 2022

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St John’s University of Tanzania (SJUT) is a relatively young but dynamic university aspiring to become a global player  in  the  provision  of  higher  education,  owned  by  the  Anglican  Church  of  Tanzania  (ACT).  SJUT  is committed  to  a culture of quality,  excellence and absolute  integrity in  the context of Biblical values. The University is seeking to recruit qualified academic member of staff and bring onboard suitable individuals to provide effective leadership and contribute to the realization of the aspirations of the University. The Chief Mazengo campus is located at Kikuyu area in Dodoma, about 3.5km southwest of the city centre. For further information, please visit www.sjut.ac.tz.


Job Title:  LIBRARY OFFICER II (2 Posts) – Library Services and Information Management (DLIM)

(a)   Reports to: Director of Library Services and Information Management

(b)   Job Summary:  The purpose of the post is to assist the Director of Library Services and Information Management in the  performance  of  duties  pertaining  to   administration  of  library  services  and  information management.

(c)   Skills and Abilities:  A qualified candidate for this position shall possess the following skills and abilities: 

(i)    Ability to interpret and promote the University’s key academic functions and objectives;

(ii)   Ability to stimulate and encourage new ideas and developments through motivation and support for staff and students;

(iii)   Skills in strategic management, communication, public relations and negotiations; (iv)  Ability to influence, persuade and build coalitions and networks; and

(v)   Innovative in developing and deploying technology of teaching and learning.

(d)   Qualification:    Holder of Bachelor’s degree in Library Science, Librarianship and Information Studies or Digital Library learning from a recognized institution. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in a 5-point scale in undergraduate degree.

(e)   Experience:  A minimum of three (3) years of relevant work experience. Competence in information communication technology, communication skills and digital information skills will be an added advantage.

(f)    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

The Library Officer II shall be responsible to the Director of Library Services and Information Management for the efficient and effective performance of duties and responsibilities pertaining to library service and information management. He/she shall specifically be responsible for the following:

(i)    General supervising of junior library assistants;

(ii)   Supervising shelving books and periodicals; (iii)   Compiling statistical data;

(iv)  Dealing with queries of library matters from readers;

(v)   Teaching computer use to the other library staff and users; and

(vi)  Performing any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time by competent authority.

(g)   Salary Scale: Staff salary rank according to SJUT Scheme of Service.

(h)   Tenure:  Fixed terms contract of four (4) years renewable on satisfactory performance.

Mode of Application: Complete application package that consists of application letter supported with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), certified relevant copies of certificates i.e. Degree/Diploma certificates, testimonials, academic transcripts plus secondary school certificates and their contact details should be submitted not later than 28th January, 2022 at 04:00 p.m. to:

Vice Chancellor,

St John’s University of Tanzania

P.O Box 47, Dodoma, Tanzania.

Tel: 026-239 0044   Fax: 026-239 0025  E-mail: [email protected] OR [email protected]  

Website: www.sjut.ac.tz

Please Note:

(i) “Testimonials”, “Provisional Results”, “Statement of Results”, and FORM IV and FORM VI Results

Slips will not be accepted.

(ii) Applicants who have studied abroad, outside Tanzania, they have to show evidence of recognition of their foreign awards by relevant authorities (TCU, NACTE and NECTA).

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