Trainee Librarians x 25 (Pretoria Campuses)

Job Title: Trainee Librarians x 25 (Pretoria Campuses)
Contract Type: 10 Month Fixed Term Contract
Reference Number: 01/08/2023
Salary Scale: R5,700.00 per month

The National Library of South Africa (NLSA) is seeking qualified individuals to join as GRAP Trainee Librarians for a contract-based appointment at the Pretoria Campus.

Minimum Requirements:

  • NQF level 6 qualification in Library and Information Science or equivalent
  • Experience in cataloguing (advantageous)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Physical verification of library material
  • Conduct quality control of physically verified library material based on WMS data
  • Clearing exceptions from the physical verification
  • Catalogue books on the WMS system
  • Maintain a tidy stack room
  • Keep records of all work done

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Effective communication and collaboration with internal staff at all levels
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in computer applications, especially in a Windows environment
  • Knowledge of Integrated Library Management Systems
  • Sound judgement and attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn new skills and adapt to challenges

The NLSA is an equal opportunity employer, promoting Employment Equity and encouraging applications from individuals with disabilities. NLSA reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Application Process:

  • Interested applicants must submit a completed prescribed application form (available on www.nlsa.ac.za)
  • Include a covering letter, Curriculum Vitae, Matric/Grade12 certificate, proof of qualifications, and a copy of Identity Document
  • Submit the application by email to recruitment@nlsa.ac.za, quoting the reference number and position in the subject line
  • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews

Closing Date: 11 August 2023

Please note that no applications from recruitment agencies will be accepted. In case of no correspondence from NLSA one month after the closing date, consider the application unsuccessful.

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