September 23, 2023


Administration/ cum Librarian Officer

CVPeople Tanzania | Full time

Dar es salaam , Tanzania | Posted on 12/08/2021

Job Description

Assigned Responsibilities

The position is to manage learning resources while keeping the library users’ needs in mind as well as attending admin tasks.

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Specific Duties


  • Coordinating administration tasks such as supervising staff from gardening, cleaning, security companies and consultant drivers.
  • Performing day to day administration activities as assigned by the Peoples Development Manager


  • Selecting, developing, cataloguing, and classifying library resources answering readers’ enquiries.
  • Ensuring that library services meet the needs of particular groups of users (eg staff, postgraduate students, disabled students)
  • Evaluate materials to determine outdated or unused items to be discarded.
  • Compile lists of books, periodicals, articles, and audio-visual materials on particular subjects
  • Develop and index databases that provide information for library users.
  • Plan and participate in fundraising drives.
  • Perform public relations work for the library, such as giving televised book reviews and community talks.
  • Manage the acquisitions of new materials.
  • Prepare and conduct exhibitions of organization’s publications at various events such as Sabasaba, Nanenane and other  Commemorations

Qualifications requirements

  • Degree or Diploma or advanced studies in library science
  • Diploma/Certificate in Public administration and Management
  • Information computing technology
  • Excellent oral and written English and Kiswahili

Key Competencies

  • Strong IT skills and familiarity with the use of databases and the internet
  • Team working and management skills
  • Assessment of resources and library users’ needs
  • Presentation and verbal communication skills

Experience requirements

Minimum seven (5) years of relevant experience.


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