Assistant Librarian & Researcher

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  • Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2001 View on Map
  • Post Date : November 25, 2021
  • Apply Before : January 25, 2022
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  • Offered Salary 1000
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Diploma

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City of Johannesburg

Assistant Librarian & Researcher

Company: City of Joburg
Job Title: Assistant Librarian & Researcher
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng

Job Description

Department: Group Legal & Contracts
Branch: Legal Advocacy
Salary Range: R22 993.05 pm (basic salary excluding benefits)

Primary Function: Coordinate the operations of the Law Library and monitor the execution of
procedural sequences/requirements associated with aligning standards to meet customer objectives,
attending to the acquisition, organization of information and interacting and providing users with
information from various media, providing legal advisors, Council officials and Councilors with
research material and attending to administrative reporting and record updating requirements.



  • Ensure user information needs are adequately addressed through the availability of a comprehensive range of library material supporting the research needs of legal advisors and other Council officials and Councilors.
  • Promote reader awareness and interest to Council officials and Councilors through the provision of research material to users.
  • Coordinate the process of acquisition, organization and communication of information.
  • Coordinate the process of indexing and cataloguing all relevant material and information within the Law Library.
  • Control expenditure on the reading materials housed in the Law Library.



  • Relevant Degree (B.Bibl or Bachelor’s Degree or Postgraduate Diploma in Librarianship (NQF Level 6)
  • 1 – 3 years experience in a specialised library (preferably a legal library)
  • Knowledge of administrative law and inter-governmental relations
  • Knowledge of research methodology, software and people and people management



Core Competencies: Analytical, Report writing, Organizational Management, Communication,
Coordination, Project management, Logical reasoning, Attention to detail, Sound judgement,
Computer literacy (MS Office Programs, SPSS), Monitoring and evaluation skills required.

Leading Competencies: Professionalism, Team Player, Conceptual Thinking and Assertiveness