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Posted 6 months ago

Location : Harare 

Closing date : 9 December 2022 

University of Zimbabwe (UZ)

Vacancy : Manager, External Services and Future Libraries 

Reporting to the Deputy Librarian – Operations, the Manager will be responsible for coordinating the Library’s community outreach and innovation programmes.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

The Applicant should:

  • Possess a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or any other relevant equivalent qualification
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years of relevant post-qualification experience at senior management level in a University or research library environment
  • Possess skills and competencies in the delivery of Information and Digital Skills for undergraduate and Postgraduate students
  • Possess good problem-solving and critical-thinking skills and be abreast with current technological trends
  • Be a strong team player, able to work collaboratively with various stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes
  • Posess demonstrable knowledge of current and future trends in academic librianship and knowledge management
  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate outreach programmes for Affiliate/Associate College Libraries
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Affiliate/Associate College libraries
  • Develop quality assurance instruments for Affiliate/Associate College Libraries
  • Coordinate capacity development training for Affiliate/Associate College Libraries
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of Library Community Outreach programmes
  • Coordinate surveys on Library products and services
  • Manage all University of Zimbabwe Branch Libraries
  • Conduct staff performance management
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the University Librarian



Applicants must submit six (6) copies of applications, including a curriculum vitae, giving full personal particulars which should include full names, place and date of birth; certified copies of national identification, birth certificate, proof of qualifications, employment and experience, current salary, date of availability, telephone number and names and addresses of three (3) referees. Applications should be addressed to:

The Deputy Registrar

Department of Human Resources

University of Zimbabwe

P O Box MP167

Mount Pleasant


Or hand delivered to University of Zimbabwe, Administration Block Room 113.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 9 December 2022.

Applications from suitably qualified members are invited to fill the above  posts

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