Department of Higher Education and Training – Open Learning Centre Coordinator

CompanyFalse Bay TVET College
Reference #DOC01
Contract TypePermanent
SalaryR 257,508.00 – 303,339.00 Annually
LocationFish Hoek, Western Cape, South Africa
IntroductionFalse Bay TVET College has six well-resourced campuses in the Cape Peninsula. Along with our services to the youth, communities and diverse industries, False Bay TVET College has strong ties and strategic partnerships with employers, government departments, SETAs, representative industry bodies as well as local and international educational institutions.
Job FunctionsAcademic,Inventory
IndustriesHigher & Tertiary Education
•Understand general library practices as well as the practices of the Open Learning Centre on campus
•Oversee the library to ensure cleanliness, order, and protection of the library’s resources
•Planning and strategically manage the resources of the library
•Acquisitioning of new materials – ordering, cataloguing, and organizing resources
•Manage library budget and follow required financial procedures
•Review and evaluate resource material, to appropriately select print, audio-visual, and electronic resources
•Conduct research in both digital and print resources
•Teach research skills and information literacy to students, including use of the electronic database and its functions
•Explain the use of library facilities, resources, equipment, and services, and provide information about library policies
•Strong customer service skills when interacting with patrons, including good listening, speaking and interpersonal skills, and functioning as part of a team
•Respond to requests in person, over the phone, or via email to answer questions and locate information
•Assist patrons with finding reference materials and leisure reading materials
•Manage patron access to resources
•Keep records of circulation and materials
•Arrange Library and reading events to promote reading and promote resources
•Supervise personnel activities and perform training and directing as required
•Oversee Textbook procedure in collaboration with Programme Heads and Financial Procedures Process, Issue, return, withdraw and stock take as required
•Maintain professional development through networking and applicable training/workshops
•Comply with Health and Safety standards assist with managing Health and Safety on campus
•Degree in Information/Library Science or Post Graduate Diploma in Library Science
•2-3 years working experience in a library/resource centre
•2-3 years’ experience in using a Library Management System
•Computer literate

•Management capabilities to manage staff
•Able to work with Campus Management as a team and collaborate with teaching staff
•Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
•Able to work independently
•Able to keep to due dates and follow procedures
•Abreast of technical and digital developments
•Sound financial record keeping
•Take initiative
•Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
•Reporting skills
•Drivers licence
Job Closing Date04/10/2020

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