Librarian Jobs in Ghana: Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)

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8 May, 2011

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Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) Librarian Jobs in Ghana

Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) invites applications from suitably qualified persons to the above position in the Institute. The Librarian shall be responsible for the leadership and general administration of the Institute’s Library in respect of human, financial and material resources within the framework of GIMPA’s Statutes and policies.

Summary of responsibilities:
The Successful candidate shall report to the Rector. He/she shall:

  1. Manage employees, products, services and goals of the expanding library of the Institute
  2. Design and implement an overall strategic plan for the development of the Institute’s library
  3. Build on existing resources and services to create a modern library which would respond to teaching, research and learning programmes of the Institute
  4. Recommend and implement systems that would create a seamless extension of the library that provides scholars with access to evaluated, organized, archived, and preserved information in any format
  5. Supervise a smooth transition of old products and services to new ones
  6. Create effective cross-departmental working relationships and assist both in-house and outside scholars and with world class library services

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Plan and implement short and long term goals
  • Establish an enabling infrastructure and lead a rapidly growing library
  • Build and implement modern library systems
  • Design work processes to match human resource development
  • Supervision and training of staff
  • React efficiently to new challenges and needs of senior management
  • Understand critically the full process of modern library management and to cope with complex and varied responsibilities

Remuneration: Attractive with meaningful benefits 

Required Skills or Experience

  • A Ph.D or Masters Degree in Library Science/Information Management or related field
  • Relevant professional qualifications
  • Ten to fifteen (10-15) years in academic library management or, Five-Seven (5-7) years in a relevant senior management/supervisory capacity
  • Strong knowledge of library practice from traditional management systems to modern portal technology
  • Strong knowledge of library management and evidence of ability to create and lead an academic library
  • Strong management, team and business-process building ability
  • Proven record of scholarly work (authorship of books, Journal articles, professional practice manuals, etc)


How To Apply

Interested applicants may submit their application, including their most recent Curriculum vitae and academic certificates to the following address:

The Human Resource Manager
Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)
P. O. Box AH 50
Achimota, Accra

Email: [email protected]


Closing 27th May, 2011

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