• UWC Library Assistant Cape Town
  • SACAREERZ in Cape Town, , South Africa
  • jobs
  • 4 weeks ago

jobs description

The University of the Western Cape Library Services’ vision is to be a strategic partner recognised for our excellence in innovative and relevant library services. Our Library mission is to enrich the learning, teaching and research experience by providing relevant resources and expertise to enable academic success and enhance UWC’s standing.

The primary role of the Library Assistant is to support library learning, teaching and research activities, particularly those related to open science, virtual reference and online user services.

The successful incumbent will be responsible for:
• Perform library clientele duties i.e. Circulation; Short loans; ILL etc.
• Basic catalogue & databases searches
• Provide support to research services i.e. RDM
• Perform virtual & in-person reference services
• Collection development and maintenance
• Assist and participate in Library marketing and other projects.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements (Qualification and Experience):
• Grade 12... certificate at NQF Level 4 plus two years’ working experience in an academic library setting

• A B. BLIS Degree or equivalent qualification

• Experience working with cloud storage & sharing applications

Required competencies (skills, knowledge and behavioural attributes):
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrable knowledge of library management system
• Sound understanding of library operations
• Exposure to open science activities i.e. RDM
• Knowledge of library systems - catalogue and databases
• Ability to work in a team as well as independently
• Experience working with cloud storage & sharing applications
• Attention to detail
• Customer oriented

In your application, you are encouraged to highlight your strengths and include anything else you deem exceptional and outstanding to be considered by the selection panel. In addition, please attach a cover letter motivating your suitability, a detailed curriculum vitae and the highest qualification to your online profile. To be considered for this vacancy, you must click on the Apply for this Job link below or apply directly via UWC Careers at https://uwc.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll. For any queries, please contact the Human Resources Department at +27 21 959 4063/9763/9708/3551/3756 or email: e-recruitment@uwc.ac.za DISCLAIMER: By applying for the position, you consent to the University sharing your application, including curriculum vitae, with University stakeholders to process the application. In line with the University’s commitment to diversifying its workforce, preference will be given to suitably qualified applicants in line with our Employment Equity Targets. The University reserves the right to not make an appointment, make an appointment at a different level, seek additional candidates and may conduct competency assessments
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