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Information Specialist

Rosebank College
Free StateSouth Africa
5 days ago0 Applicants
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  • Information Specialists design, develop and manage collections of recorded material and the delivery of information services to users. Library collections can include books, journals, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, maps, films, sound recordings, microfilms, CD-ROMs, e-books, e-journals and databases. The position also supports research and research practice for both students and Online Students. Promote intellectual integrity and ethical scholarship

Key Performance Area:

  • Implements library policies and provide feedback to National Librarian
  • Manage Library activities by facilitating access and process
  • Updates library holdings in shared catalogue
  • Provide training (Lecturers & students)
  • Accessioning (receipting of newly purchased materials)
  • Ensure that relevant and latest resources are available in the library including,
  • Follows-up on the subscriptions of journals and periodicals
  • Replaces back issues of journals with latest issues
  • Conducts library orientation for new students and staff
  • Conducts information literacy workshops including training in use of library resources
  • Provides information service to students and academic staff
  • Promotes usage of library resources and services
  • Checks and updates notice boards
  • Promotes information and research through displays
  • Locates information for students and lecturers
  • Assists students with research and assignment preparation.
  • Assists students who are computer illiterate.

Person Description


  •           Strong organisational and administrative skills
  •           Wide general knowledge of Problem-solving skills
  •            Attention to detail
  •           Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  •           Commitment to excellent customer service
  •            Analytical and report writing skills.
  •           Work outside normal office hours



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Science
  • NQF level 7 qualification in Library and Information Services

Work Experience:


  •          3 years of experience in a relevant field, preferably an academic library
  •          2 years of experience in library administration/management experience
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Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Ac

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