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Assistant Librarian in the Technical Services Division- Post No. 3415


The National University of Lesotho invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following post:




Post No. 3415:  Assistant Librarian in the Technical Services Division   


Minimum Qualifications and Experience


BA in Library and Information Studies or Post-Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies;


A minimum of two years experience in an academic library;


Understanding of ICT practices, application and tools in academic libraries;


Familiarity with ITS and/or Innovative Interfaces (INNOPAC) software package is the  requirement;


Experience in online and offline subject searches; and


Knowledge and contextual understanding of cataloguing (abstracting and indexing services).




Cataloguing and indexing library materials;


Indexing articles in all serials received by the library;


Liaise with Acquisition Department on pre-cataloguing matters;


Maintain quality assurance in cataloguing;


Maintain author and subject authority files;


Taking lectureship on Information Literacy lessons; and


Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Head of Technical Services.  




The University offers competitive salaries and other benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Employment type:


Permanent and pensionable/gratuitable.


Information Required from Candidates:


Applicants are to address the stated qualifications and provide other information to assist the University to determine their suitability for the position.  They should also quote the vacancy number of the post applied for, provide current CV’s (including telephone, telefax and e-mail) plus certified copies of educational certificates, transcripts and three typed references. One of which must be from the current or previous employer.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.   Applicants should inform their referees to submit their references directly to the address below, before the stipulated closing date.  References addressed “TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN” will not be considered as references.  Application letters and references should bear signatures and must be addressed to:  Director - Human Resources, National University of Lesotho, P.O. Roma 180, Lesotho or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Closing date for receiving full applications for the positions above is 30th September, 2014. DISCLAIMER:   If you do not receive any response within three months after the closing date, you must consider your application unsuccessful.