Reference, Access and Circulation Archivist job at Rwanda Cultural Heritage Academy

Vacancy title:
Reference, Access and Circulation Archivist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Data and Research ]

Jobs at:

Rwanda Cultural Heritage Academy

Deadline of this Job:
11 March 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Rwanda , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 01, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Reference, Access and Circulation Archivist
Job description
1. Interpretation and assessment of the user's specific information needs and recommend suitable resources,
• Conduct efficient reference interviews to determine information need and best sources to use;
• Prepare, maintain and update reference tools such as finding aids, manuals and forms to facilitate research sites;
• Configure, run the service, `` ask the reference archivist '' and forward requests for other services;
• Maintaining Community notice boards, including ensuring material complies with guidelines and is current and returning material as requested.

2. Provide effective reference and advisory services on National Archives,
• Respond to inquiries received through social media, email, phone and person and keep statistics;
• Provide assistance and instruction to the users on archives materials;
• Carry out on a regular basis user needs survey to ensure planning is user responsive;
• Update and disseminate statistics on reference service use and satisfaction, for National Archives collections.

3. Ensure awareness on National Archives

• Plan and publicize the services, events and news of the National Archives of Rwanda and assess their impact;
• In collaboration with outreach archivist, promote the National collections through tours, open days, content production for the website and exhibitions;
• Keep current on new archival materials of National Archives collection;
• Assist with event promotion using social media broadcast, print, publicity, displays and other activities of public interest.

Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree in Library and Information Science
Experience: 0
• Bachelor's Degree in Documentation
Experience: 0
• Bachelor's Degree in Archives
Experience: 0
• Bachelor's Degree in Arts and Publishing
Experience: 0
• Bachelor's Degree in Documentation Studies
Experience: 0
• Bachelor's Degree in Library Sciences
Experience: 0
• Bachelor’s in Library studies
Experience: 0
• Bachelor's Degree in Archives and Documentation
Experience: 0
• Bachelor’s Degree in Archives and Record Management
Experience: 0
• Bachelor’s Degree in Records Management
Experience: 0

Competency and Key Technical Skills
• Integrity
• Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.
• Inclusiveness
• Accountability
• Communication
• Teamwork
• Client/citizen focus
• Professionalism
• Commitment to continuous learning
• Marketing skills
• Preservation skills
• Archival and record management skills
• Customer care skills
• Resource management skills
• Problem solving skills
• Decision making skills
• Time management skills
• Risk management skills
• Results oriented
• Digital literacy skills
• Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage
• Analytical skills;

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 11 March 2022
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 01-03-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 01-03-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 01-03-2065
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