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Librarian

Office of the Registrar of Political Parties (ORPP)

Job Summary

Coordinating implementation for library programs and activities

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

The Office of the Registrar of Political Parties (ORPP) is established by the Political Parties Act, 2011 as an independent State Office within the meaning of article 260 of the Constitution. The function of the Office is to register, regulate, supervise Political Parties and administer the Political Parties Fund. The Office invites applications from suitably qualified applicants to fill the following vacant positions in its establishment

JOB DESCRIPTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS


9.    Librarian, GRADE ORPP 6

Duties and Responsibilities at this level will entail:-
•    Coordinating implementation for library programs and activities;
•    Coordinating storage, circulation, preservation and conversation of information resources and registration of library users;
•    Cataloguing, classifying, indexing and abstracting information resources;
•    Ensuring entry of metadata in the database;
•    Managing users’ credentials;
•    Digitizing information resources;
•    Editing and ensuring security of data;
•    Conducting user education and information literacy programme;
•    Retrieving information; and
•    Tagging online information resources.

Requirements
•    Bachelors Degree in Library Studies, Library and Information Science or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
                                       OR
•    Bachelor’s degree with Library Option, in any of the following disciplines: Education, Information Science, Information Studies, Science and Technology in Information Science or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
•    Certificate in Computer Application Skills from the recognized qualifications; and
•    Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

NOTE
Shortlisted applicants will be required to present originals of the following documents:
a) National identity card or passport; b) Academic and professional certificates and transcripts;
c) Any other relevant supporting documents and testimonials; and
d) Clearances from the following bodies to demonstrate compliance with Chapter (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010:
1.    Kenya Revenue Authority;
2.    Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
3.    Higher Education Loans Board;
4.    Any of the Registered Credit Reference Bureau; and
5.    Directorate of Criminal Investigations

How to Apply;
1 Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by completing two copies of ORPP job application form. The application form can be downloaded from the ORPP website, www.orpp.or.ke
2 Candidates should submit their applications together with a copy of national identity card//valid passport, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and any other relevant supporting documents so as to reach the Office on or before 25th November, 2020.
3 Applications in a sealed envelopes clearly be marked with the position applied for, should be sent by post/hand delivered/emailed/addressed to:

The Registrar of Political Parties,
Lion Place, 1st Floor
Karuna close, Waiyaki Way, Westlands
P.O Box 1131-00606,
NAIROBI.
Email: careers@orpp.or.ke


Office of the Registrar of Political Parties (ORPP) is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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