Librarian

Posted 7 months ago

Scope

To educate students to meet their spiritual, social, emotional and intellectual needs and equip them with values, knowledge and skills to meet the demands of the 21st Century.

Job Description

Daily Activities

  • To initiate modern terminologies of library management.
  • Act as in charge library.  
  • Maintain complete record of books, magazines, newspapers etc. received / purchased / issued and condemned.  
  • Prepare and make entries in the library cards.
  • Report to the office any damage to the books.
  • Not permit anyone to write on books or tear any page from the library books.
  • Guide students in selection of books.
  • Observe the students when they are reading in the library.
  • Tell the students to return the books on the due date so that others would have a chance to read them.
  • Help students in making notes by taking the help of the library books.
  • Check students if required when they are leaving the library.
  • Maintain the library in a presentable condition providing congenial atmosphere to users.  
  • Ensure that library is kept neat and clean and maintain discipline in the library.
  • Be responsible for library’s furniture and equipment.
  • Ensure that the library is in order before closing of School / College.
  • Carry out any other duties assigned by the Principal.

Activities Performed at Irregular/ Periodic Intervals

  • Keep the library stock register in proper order including those for condemnation or lost.
  • Classify books according to an approved system.
  • Arrange procurement / availability of the approved books, magazines and newspapers.
  • Catalogue all the books in the library.
  • Maintain issue and entry register.
  • Arrange annual audit of the library at the end of each financial year.
  • Issue books to students and teachers and ensure their safe and timely retrieval.
  • Convey / exhibit the library rules and ethics to all users.
  • Maintain collection of news papers clippings.
  • Carry out maintenance of library soft boards.

Competencies / job specification

Qualifications

Mandatory: MLIS

Preferably: MLIS

Relevant Experience/Skills

Mandatory:

  • At least 5 Years
  • MS Office

Preferably:

  • 7 Years

Supervisory responsibilities

Should be able to train, appraise, coach and counsel subordinates as and when required. Following is expected: –

  • To supervise the books / students in the library
  • Others.  MOD / Invigilation duty.

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