Assistant Librarian Job Opportunity

Posted on :

20 Nov, 2014

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General Jobs in South Africa

National Prosecutions Service
SALARY : R 183 438 per annum (Excluding Benefits) (Level 7)
CENTRE : DPP: Mmabatho


REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate B. Degree, National Diploma or equivalent qualification. Minimum
of two years relevant experience. Knowledge of the Electronic Library
management system. Knowledge of Dewey Decimal Classification System.
Ability to work on an electronic library management system. Ability to work
independently. Open and approachable person with good communication skills.
Willingness to travel. Administrative skills. Experience in the utilisation of search
tools including LexisNexis , Jutastat and Sabinet Online. General computer
literacy and knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Report
writing skills. Conflict management skills.


DUTIES : Receive and process all requests in terms of law reports, statutes and reference
material. Assist with information searches using online databases. Conduct
awareness sessions and provide training on databases and systems used.
Manage and maintain circulation and shelving of library material. Catalogue and
classify new material utilising the available databases. Renew standing orders.
Assist with loose leaf administration including updating. Periodically conduct
information needs analysis. Maintain asset register of library material including
disposals. Procure and process new material for Head office library and regions.
Manage collection development. Act as library supplier co-ordinator. Conduct
periodic stock take on library material. Keep statistics and records of library
activities. Assist with information projects of the NPA. Submit reports as required.
ENQUIRIES : Flora Kalakgosi- 018 381 9041

APPLICATIONS : e-mail: [email protected] or Fax: 0865665369

CLOSING DATE : 28 November 2014

NOTE : For your application to be accepted: Applications must be submitted on a Z83,
obtainable from any Public Service department or on which
must be fully completed as per the instructions on the form, signed and dated. If
the Z83 is not completed as prescribed your application will not be accepted.
CVs without a Z83 will not be accepted. Handwritten Z83 must be completed in
BLOCK LETTERS. Only copies of certified required qualifications, identity
document and other listed documents as per the advert, must be included with
your application. Each post has a different recruitment number and it must be
completed on the application form. Applications without the correct or without a
recruit number will not be processed. Should you apply for more than one post, a
separate application for each post must be submitted. Applications with multiple
posts and recruitment numbers will not be accepted. The NPA is an equal
opportunity employer. People with disabilities will be given preference and
encouraged to apply. In the filling of vacancies, the objectives of Section 195(1)(i)
of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa,1996, and in particular the
Employment Equity Act,1998 (Act 55 of 1998) and the NPA Employment Equity
Strategy 2016, will take highest preference in selection of suitable candidates. All
applications must reach Affirmative Portfolios on/or before the closing date. No
late applications will be accepted/processed. The NPA /Affirmative Portfolios
cannot be held responsible for postal or server delays. Applicant’s attention is
drawn to the fact that Affirmative Portfolios uses an Electronic Response
Handling System in terms of e-mailed applications. Please DO NOT contact
Affirmative Portfolios directly after you have e-mailed your applications to enquire
if your application(s) have been received. If you have not received an
acknowledgement of receipt within one week after the closing date then you can
contact Affirmative Portfolios. The NPA reserves the right not to fill any particular
position. If you do not hear from us within (3) three months from the closing date
of the advert, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Successful
candidates will be subjected to a security clearance of at least confidential.
Appointment to this position will be provisional, pending the issue of security
clearance. Fingerprints will be taken on the day of the interview. Applications
must be submitted to the relevant Recruitment Response E-mail or fax as stated
ERRATUM: Please note that Post: Senior Human Resources Practitioner Ref
No: 2014/383 previously advertised in the DPSA Circular no 42 of 2014 with the
closing date of 10 November 2014 has been withdrawn from the NPA advert.

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