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NWU

Town:

Potchefstroom

Position:

Manager - Information Services N000225

Experience Needed:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: · An honours’ degree (NQF level 8) in Library and Information Science or a bachelor’s degree (NQF level 7) in any field of study with a postgraduate qualification in Library and Information Science. · A minimum of 5 years' advanced library experience in Information and Learning Services in a university library. · A minimum of 2 years’ supervision experience in a university library. · Membership with the Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA).

Requirements:

KEY FUNCTIONAL/ TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: · Knowledge and understanding of the academic structure and research activities within a university. · Knowledge of the latest trends in information technology in libraries. · High level of computer skills and proficient in MS Office package. · Thorough knowledge of academic information resources and research tools. · Good understanding of the broader context of academic teaching and research environment. · Vision and strategic planning skills. · Personnel Management and - motivation · Good judgment, creative leadership, and decision-making. · Good report writing skills. · Good time management. · Research and analytical skills. · Good judgment and decision-making ability. · Understanding of the South African Higher Education landscape.

Duties Include:

Additional Info:

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The purpose of the position of Manager: Information Services is to support the Director: Information & Learning Services in strategic planning; by ensuring that optimal information support is delivered to students, researchers and staff of the NWU through effective and innovative delivery of information; to ensure that relevant and current information sources are available, to coordinate training and to apply quality assurance with a strong on-going customer focus.
ENQUIRIES REGARDING JOB CONTENT MAY BE DIRECTED TO: Dr Sabelo Chizwina, Tel: 016 910 3173 ENQUIRIES REGARDING RECRUITMENT PROCESS MAY BE DIRECTED TO: Mr Zenyo Seboko, Tel: 018 299 4951 CLOSING DATE: 09 February 2024 PLANNED COMMENCEMENT OF DUTIES: As soon as possible

Starting Date:

February 26, 2024

Date Created:

February 2, 2024

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