Institute of Jamaica

JOB SUMMARY


To assist library users and research staff in the retrieval, use and care of library resources

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS


  • Assists with the compilation of the library’s inventory.
  • Assists when required in the implementation of all ACIJ/JMB’s programmes
  • Maintains a daily library log of all users of the library and subject areas researched.
  • Assists with the preparation of exhibitions.
  • Assists with the use of audiovisual equipment.
  • Assists with research queries.
  • Assists library users and research staff to access information by locating the required information resource.
  • Types catalogue entries on the AVIDA database and back-up made in accordance with operating procedures.
  • Weeds the catalogues periodically.(Removing duplicate and (or) withdrawn entries)
  • Assists with bibliographic research.
  • Maintains a filing in accordance with established standards.
  • Makes recommendations for acquisitions required.
  • Clips, mounts and files articles from the previous month’s newspapers.

 

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT : November 9, 2020-February 28, 2021

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE


  • Five (5) GCE Ordinary Level or CXC subjects including English Language
  • Library Technical Assistant Certificate would be an asset