Job Title: Assistant Librarian

Bishop Stuart University (Chartered by the Government of the Republic of Uganda- Chartered 2014) is a growing Ankole Diocese Church of Uganda (Anglican) founded institution located in Mbarara on Kakoba Hill 5km from the town Centre.

Bishop Stuart University is inviting competent applicants for the above position.

Applicants must be of high integrity and committed Christians.

Qualifications and experience

  • Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science.
  • Working experience of at least 5 years in a Library setting in a reputable organization

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assist the Head Librarian in the management, planning, and supervision of the Library
  2. Develop and maintain systems for organizing the Library holdings to facilitate the needs of readers
  3. Develop and maintain systems to list and record Library holdings, reader registration and the loan and consultation transactions in the Library
  4. Responsible for the preservation of information materials in the library ( binding reproduction of worn-out copies etc)
  5. Providing user advisory services
  6. Maintenance of the electronic databases and helping with information sourcing
  7. Maintenance of the electronic databases and helping with information sourcing
  8. To be responsible for the implementation of the rules and ordinances of the library
  9. In charge of information processing (cataloging and catalog maintenance, classification, etc)
  10. In charge of Library internet systems and supervision
  11. Development of a security mechanism for protecting library property


Interested candidates should submit five (5) copies of the application letter, together with the latest copies of their Curriculum Vitae and their Academic Documents (clearly labeled with the position being applied for) to the address below not later than TWO weeks from the date of this publication.

To: The University Secretary
Bishop Stuart University.
P. O. Box 09
Please note that:
1. Only the shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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