National Librarian - Central Support Office - NLIB - CSO
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Teaching & Learning Manager

Job Purpose:

Rosebank College, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd and South Africa€™s largest private higher education institution, registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a private higher education institution is looking for a National Librarian

Key Performance Area:

National Library Portfolio Management

  • Communicates and oversees implementation of procedures, monitors implementation and gathers feedback for review.
  • Coordinates library programmes and events.
  • Coordinates selection and acquisition of new library materials.
  • Represents the Rosebank College within the Institute of Independent Education (IIE) committee structures including Programme Reviews and the Library Committee.
  • Implements National Library policies.
  • Manages the integration of library programmes and events into the overall Student Support framework.
  • Manages day-to-day National Library operations.


Library Administration

  • Updates library holdings in shared catalogue.
  • Receipts newly purchased materials.
  • Responsible for the overall management and control of periodicals i.e. journals, newspapers.
  • Follows-up on the subscriptions of journals and periodicals.
  • Retrieves information in printed and electronic format i.e. conducts literature searches upon request.
  • Scans materials for archiving and compiles bulletin content pages.
  • Manages the database and creates back-ups.
  • Assists with projects and functions as required


Human Capital Management (Library)

  • Conducts employee appraisals.
  • Draws up action plans to address poor performance.
  • Identifies training needs of staff.


Minimum educational qualification:

  • Advanced Diploma / Bachelor€™s Degree (NQF level 7) in Library Information Science

Work Experience:


  • 5 Year(s) Library experience
  • 2 Year(s) Management experience            


  • Administrative
  • Document Management
  • Management
  • Database Administration
  • Information Monitoring
  • Efficiency
  • Pro-active
  • Multi-tasking