Vacancies

Africa International University is a private chartered international Christian university with its main Campus located in Karen, Nairobi. Our Mission is to educate Christ centered leaders for the transformation of God’s people and the world through innovative programs, research, and community engagement. We are seeking highly motivated professional to fill the following positio 

LIBRARY ASSISTANT

Vacancy Code: LA22

The job holder shall be responsible for library assistance at the circulation desk to ensure proper functioning of the Department. This position involves reporting on shift basis and working on Saturdays. The suitable candidate must have Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Science or Higher Diploma in Library and Information Science, with at least 2 years’ experience in academics or research library setting, must be a computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office (word, excel), conversant with library management system and willingness to undertake other duties in the library as need arises.

Main Responsibilities

  • Check in/out Library resources
  • Assist users in the use of equipment in the audio-visual room 
  • In charge of reprography, furniture, and computers 
  • Maintain records of items received, stored, issued, and returned
  • Sort books, publications, and other items according to established procedure and return them to shelves, files, or other designated storage areas
  • Locate library materials for patrons, including books, periodicals, and articles
  • Instruct patrons on how to use reference sources, OPAC and other automated information systems
  • Prepare regular membership and short loan collection reports
  • Participate in processing of new library materials as assigned 
  • Inspect returned books for condition and due-date status and compute any applicable fines 
  • Undertake any other tasks assigned by management from time to time

Applications should be emailed to  job application including only cover letter, detailed resume and duly filled job application form available on our university website.
Deadline for application is  Monday 7th November, 2022, 5.00 p.m. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Academic and non-academic staffs of AIU need to be mature Christians, active in ministry and display high levels of integrity. We require our staff to be faithful to the evangelical faith and practice and to the Christian ethos and code of conduct of the university.