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Library Assistant

The incumbent will report to the Library and Information Resources Manager and should be familiar with a library management system, have experience in repairing books and show attention to detail.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Processing: which includes 1st level processing of media (stamping, insert date slips, barcodes), data capture, including lost and recovered books and book repairs;
  • Administration: Circulations duties as required.  Control of book binding / strengthening.  Control lost and or damaged books (invoicing and collections).  Assist with notices, displays, laminating, photocopying, scanning and printing.  Maintain the current affairs notice board.  Maintain discipline.  Assist with annual stock take. Assist with media exhibitions and other community events.
  • Audio visual: Prepare term booking sheets. Control of AV stock and repairs and maintenance to equipment.


  • Matric
  • Drivers licence
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate and proficient in MS Word and MS Excel
  • Familiar with a Library management system
  • Minimum of 5 years library experience.

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