Takoradi Technical University is a public tertiary education institution located in Sekondi-Takoradi, the capital of the Western Region of Ghana. Takoradi Technical University was established as a Government Technical Institute in 1954, and became part of the State Tertiary Education System.
The Librarian would be responsible for acquiring, organizing, managing and distributing library resources and ensuring that library provision meets the needs of all its users.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
selecting, developing, cataloging and classifying library resources
answering readers’ enquiries
using library systems and specialist computer applications
management of staff, including recruitment, training and/or supervisory duties
liaising with departmental academic staff, external organization and suppliers
ensuring that library services meet the needs of particular groups of users (e.g. staff, students, disabled students)
managing budget and resources
supporting independent research and learning
developing IT facilities
assisting readers to use computer equipment, conduct literature searches, etc.
promoting the library’s resources to user.
Qualification Required & Experience
have a minimum of a postgraduate degree in library or information science related studies
a PhD in Library Science of Studies is preferable
served as a Deputy Librarian in a University of comparable grade in a similar institution/organization for at least six (6) years
be a scholar and a member of a Professional Body in a Librarianship/Information Science
be computer literate and be conversant with library software.