Manager – Information and Resource Centre

INTERNAL JOB WATCH

The Corporation now seeks a highly qualified, self motivated, dynamic and creative individual to fill the position of Manager – Information and Resource Centre at Mass Media Complex, Lusaka:

Purpose of the Job

To provide quality library and research services to ZNBC and maintain the library and its collections to ensure that materials are current, accessible and available to library users when required

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Establish and implement library and information policies and procedures
Develop and manages convenient, accessible library information services
Establish and manage the budget for the library and information services technology and media by developing and managing cost effect library
Plans and supervises the acquisition, classification, cataloguing shelving and circulation of library materials, maintenance of records and other related matters and ensures effective cataloguing and classification of print, audio- visual and electronic resources.
Determines the type of cataloguing required, distributes materials for cataloguing and ensures that cataloguing data is entered into the library’s automated system
Ensures an accurate inventory of resources in order to facilitate efficient retrieval of same by users and maintains inventories, compiles statistics and generate reports as required
Ensure entering, updating and availability of cataloguing data through processing of resources for placement on shelf and recommends appropriate sources of information enquiries
Publishes library facilities by organizing book and other information sources displays and circulation book lists
Networks with other Institutions dealing with information both locally and abroad in order to broaden access to information for knowledge enhancement, research and training purposes
Trains library users to effectively search the Library catalogue, internet and other electronic resources
Implements an appropriate library loan service for audiovisual archives materials and maintains records of the same
COMPETENCIES AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

High analytical Skills
High numerical and computational Skills
Decision Making Skills
Communications Skills
QUALIFICATIONS

Full Grade 12 Certificate
BA/BSc in Library Studies or Document Management or Information Management or equivalent
Relevant working experience from 5 years and above.

NOTE:

Interested members of staff, meeting the above requirements should apply enclosing certified photocopies of Academic and Professional Certificates, including latest resume to:

The Director Human Resource and Administration
Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation
Alick Nkhata Road
P.O. Box 50015
LUSAKA

Closing date for receipt of application letters is Friday, 13th November, 2020 at 17:00 hours.