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Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Librarians for SVYM
V-LEAD (TRAC - Training, Research, Advocacy and Consultancy) wing of of Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement) are in the look out of librarians with 6 months to 2 years of relevant experience.preferrably a male candidate willing to work in shift(12 noon to 8:00 pm), with following activities tentatively. You can also visit www.tracsvym.wordpress.com which will provide details of all opening details.
Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM) is a development organization, engaged in building a new civil society in India through its grassroots to policy-level action in Health, Education and Community Development sectors
Tentative job description:
Keep records of circulation and materials.
Supervise budgeting, planning, and personnel activities.
Check books in and out of the library.
Explain use of library facilities, resources, equipment, and services, and provide information about library policies.
Code, classify, and catalog books, publications, films, audiovisual aids, and other library materials based on subject matter or standard library classification systems.
Direct and train library staff in duties such as receiving, shelving, researching, cataloging, and equipment use.
Respond to customer complaints, taking action as necessary.
Organize collections of books, publications, documents, audiovisual aids, and other reference materials for convenient access.
Develop/amend library policies and procedures with the consent of higher authorities.
Evaluate materials to determine outdated or unused items to be discarded.
Develop information access aids such as indexes and annotated bibliographies, web pages, electronic pathfinders, and on-line tutorials.
Assemble and arrange display materials.
Compile lists of overdue materials, and notify borrowers that their materials are overdue.
Design information storage and retrieval systems, and develop procedures for collecting, organizing, interpreting, and classifying information.
Develop and index databases that provide information for library users.
The position is based in Hebbal, Mysore, for further details please refer www.tracsvym.wordpress.com Forward profiles to firstname.lastname@example.org call us at 9686666364.