Librarian/Resource Centre Officer

Librarian/Resource Centre Officer

Insurance Regulatory Authority Of Kenya (Ira)

Librarian/Resource Centre Officer

Details of the offer

Responsible for developing, planning and implementing effective knowledge management programs and activities and managing the Authority’s resource center/library.

Education and knowledge

Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field;

Diploma in Archives and Records Management; and

Knowledge of ICT


Five (5) years’ experience in the same field gained from reputable organizations;

Good experience in archiving and database management.


Good communication and reporting skills;

Good organization and interpersonal skills;

Good teamwork skills; and

Good supervisory skills



Ethical and integrity; and

Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and multi-task


Library Management and Administration

Manage the Authority’s Resource Centre and coordination of library activities

Facilitate ordering and purchasing of library books, information materials and stationery

Perform original cataloguing and classification of print, audiovisual and electronic resources and determine the type of cataloguing required

Develop and maintain special indexing systems and files for special collections

Ensure an accurate inventory of resources and efficient retrieval of library resources by users

Maintain library records using file index and inventory movement register

Prepare worn-out library materials for binding and ensure compliance on disposal and destruction procedures as provided by the Government Policy and procedures

Creating avenues for exchange of information, converting data into valuable information and ensuring its accessibility and usage.

Develop mechanisms for leveraging on existing knowledge within the Authority

Dissemination of knowledge and responding to queries on Knowledge Management tools and resources.

Develop and manage convenient, accessible library and information services

Prepare reports related to library and information services, technology and media services, resources and activities.

Ensure the Library is cleaned and fumigated regularly to rid of dust and pests that can destroy learning materials and records

Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 5 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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