Great Lakes University of Kisumu (GLUK) University Librarian Job in Kenya

Sep 10, 2016

Great Lakes University of Kisumu (GLUK) is a private chartered university offering degree and other programmes in various disciplines including Health Sciences, Community Development, Education, Theology, Agribusiness, Business Administration, IT among others. 

The University is looking for a highly qualified, experienced, motivated and reputable team player to fill the following position. 

University Librarian

The successful candidate should have /be:
  • An earned PhD degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent from a recognized academic institution
  • Published a minimum of three 3 articles in peer reviewed journals
  • At least three (3) years experience as University Librarian or comparable position in a busy organization
  • Knowledge in Library Management System
  • A registered member to a relevant professional body.

The University Librarian shall report to the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs in carrying out the following responsibilities
  • Ensure adequate library and research resources are available to meet users’ needs with assigned budget
  • Develop, direct and evaluate the University needs and service quality assessment and survey of the library
  • Advise the University Management Board and other users on matters pertaining to the library
  • Implementation of University policies and procedures relevant to the department
  • Guiding in the selection and acquisition of informational materials for teaching and research
  • Planning and coordination of library services
  • Formulation, planning and control of the departmental budget
  • Formulation and implementation of departmental strategic plan
  • Attending to official correspondence and making reports to university regarding operation of the library
  • Preparing periodic reports in the user development.
How to Apply
Each application shall be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or passport, Testimonials and other relevant supporting documents.  

Scanned copies of these documents must accompany the email application.

Applications should be addressed to the 

Vice Chancellor, Great Lakes University of Kisumu, 
Main Campus, Off Miwani Road, 
P.O. Box 2224-40100 

All applications shall clearly be marked “Application for the position of Librarian.”

Send an electronic copy in PDF format by email to 

Applications must be submitted on or before 23rd September 2016.

GLUK is an equal opportunity employer: Women, marginalized and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.


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