2 Apr 2024

Librarian – 1 Post at Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC)

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Job Description

The Kenya National Examinations Council (also referred to as KNEC or the Council) was established in 1980 under the Kenya National Examinations Council Act Cap 225A of the Laws of Kenya. This Act (Cap 225A of 1980) was repealed in 2012 and replaced with KNEC Act No. 29 of 2012.

The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail:

  • Indexing and abstracting books, journals, and other library resource materials.
  • Operating Current Awareness Service (CAS).
  • Conducting information searches from electronic databases.
  • Editing reports, newsletters, and other publications.
  • Selecting and acquiring information in consultation with researchers and other professionals.
  • Managing information materials such as books, periodicals, video cassettes, audiotapes, computer databases and CD-ROMs, micro-filmed materials, and other relevant documents.
  • Assisting in networking of information services, libraries, and information centers.
  • Developing and managing communities of practice for staff and stakeholders.
  • Creating and maintaining the Council’s repository.
  • Developing and maintaining the Council’s knowledge management system.

Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Library Studies, Information Science, or other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.
  • Demonstrated merit in work performance.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Fulfillment of the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution for successful applicants.

Key Competencies, Skills, and Attitudes:

  • Integrity;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Communication and reporting skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Interpersonal skills.

Method of Application

Download application Form : Click Here

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenya National Examinations Council
New Mitihani House, South C
P.O Box 73598-00200

Closing Date : 23 April. 2024


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