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Assistant Librarian at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR)

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe, Malawi
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  • Salary: 000

Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR)

Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR)



The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), Bund College is inviting qualified persons to fill the following vacancy:

Assistant Librarian- 2 Year contract


Applicants should have a first Degree/Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science, a minimum of two years of professional experience in an academic I brary and ability to communicate and interact effectively with faculties, administration and students. Those with ICT skills will have added advantage.


  • Receiving requests for the ordering of new titles from College Faculties, Departments and Library
  • Supervising and the verifying of bibliographical details and the checking of order slips against Books-on-order file, Books in process file, Bindery file and catalogue.
  • Purchasing locally produced materials for Malawian collections and for exchange purposes.
  • Receiving books from booksellers and accessioning, processing and distributing them to the Cataloguing Section.
  • Maintaining proper records and files and also compiling statistics
  • Liaising with the College Librarian and Faculty in matters pertaining to book selection and ordering.
  • Cataloguing books to Anglo American Cataloguing Rules classifying the according to the Library of Congress Classification schedules, and indexing according to Library of Congress Subject headings.
  • Checking books for spine labeling and typed book cards.
  • Sending books for Readers’ Services for display and shelving.
  • Recording statistics and preparing reports on work done, as requested by the College Librarian.
  • Monitoring latest development/trends in ICT as applicable to the College Library
  • Performing other tasks as directed by College Librarian.

Method Of Application

Applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae and at least three traceable referees should be addressed to:

The Registrar,
Bunda College of Agriculture,
P O Box 219,