CHIEF LIBRARIAN

Location
Bellville
Salary
R694 272 PER ANNUM
Posted
08 Mar 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Ref
LIB 07/18

The City of Cape Town promotes and applies the principles of employment equity. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

SOCIAL SERVICES - LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICE
CHIEF LIBRARIAN – BELLVILLE LIBRARY


TCOE SALARY COMMENCING FROM R694 272 PER ANNUM
REF NO:LIB 07/18

Requirements:

  • B.Bibl/B.LIS or M.Tech in LIS or PGDipl.LIS or B.Inf (Hons)
  • Up to five years’ experience in a public library environment, including two years’ relevant managerial experience
  • Fully conversant with all aspects of public librarianship
  • Eclectic reading background and means to establish users’ needs
  • Computer literacy (MS Office applications)
  • Very good management and team leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Analytical, conceptual and strategic thinking abilities
  • Willingness to work evenings and on Saturdays on a roster basis
  • A valid code EB Drivers’ licence.

Key performance areas:

  • Provide professional support and direction, and manage all the operations and administration within the LIS discipline in a City-wide category library
  • Ensure the implementation and maintenance of procedures and systems associated with the efficient and effective running of a public library managing personnel and their performance, training and development
  • Ensure that the informational, educational and recreational needs of the library users are met through the availability of a comprehensive range of library materials and professional services, as well as the development and implementation of strategies and procedures to enhance resource sharing within the Department
  • Liaise with community organisations, educational institutions and businesses and participate in relevant forums
  • Ensure the development of internal and external partnerships to implement business improvements and to support the promotion of professional services.

Please apply online at www.capetown.gov.za/careers (external applicants) or via the SAP Portal (internal applicants) unless otherwise stated.

Closing date: 16 March 2018

  • Please quote the reference number of the vacancy in all communications
  • Certified copies of qualifications must be available on request
  • Copies of supporting documents will not be returned
  • Kindly note that applications will not be acknowledged in writing
  • Visit our website at www.capetown.gov.za/careers
  • No late applications will be considered
  • If no notification of appointment is received within 3 months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful

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