The National Assembly of Zambia invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the positions below:


a. Duties and Responsibilities

        Maintaining the Library collection of books, periodicals, documents, recordings, and other materials and facilitating access to information in the Library for both MPs and Staff;

        Orienting MPs and staff on Library activities, facilities, rules, and services including the use of the internet;

        Carrying out reading needs analysis of MPs as well as assisting with readers advisory services on the basis of knowledge of current reviews;

        Conducting Library tours for visitors to acquaint them with Library services offered to MPs and staff;

        Maintaining and managing the Parliamentary publications which include Committee reports, Daily Parliamentary Debates, Members' profiles, the Constitution, the Laws of Zambia, policy documents and staff reports ; Carrying out marketing and outreach activities to promote the use of the Library.

        Digitising of Parliamentary publications,

        Coordinating data entry on the KONA. and Dspace Information Systems;

        Coordinating the distribution of Library materials to constituency offices;

        Organising, arranging and maintaining the physical setup of the newspaper collection and other periodicals;

        Selective dissemination of information and Readers Advisory services;

        Collection development — maintaining the order list from acquisition to the shelf;

        Reference work in conjunction with the Library Assistants; and

        Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time-to-time.

b. Qualifications and Experience

        Grade 12 School Certificate;

        A Bachelor of Arts Degree in Library and Information Studies or from a recognised institution of higher learning;

        Post graduate qualification involving electronic and/or digital management will be an added advantage; and

        Minimum of five (5) years working experience in a relevant field

How To Apply:

Applications, with detailed curriculum vitae, clearly indicating three (3) traceable referees, including their contact details, should be submitted and addressed to:

The Hon. Mr Speaker

National Assembly

Parliament Buildings

P. 0. Box 31299 LUSAKA

The closing date of receipt of applications is 16th March, 2018.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.