Department of Sport: Librarian Vacancies (X5 Posts)

Department of Sport, Arts & Culture is inviting candidates to apply for Librarian Vacancies (X5 Posts).

Closing date: 28 March 2024

SALARY : R294 321 per annum (Level 07)
CENTRE : Vhembe District Library

Department of Sport: Librarian Vacancies (X5 Posts)

REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification NQF level 6 in Library & information Studies/Science as recognized by SAQA. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the library environment. A valid driver’s license (except for persons with disabilities). Skills and knowledge: Knowledge of Batho Pele principles, Public Service Regulations, policies, and procedures. Administration procedures including norms and standards. Basic numeracy. Organizing and planning. Computer literacy. Basic interpersonal relations. Problem solving. Maintaining discipline.

DUTIES : Market and promote library services. Classify and catalogue library material. Render reference and information services. Develop a new established library. Inform users of special library collection, display library material during/departmental events, compile bibliographies, conduct orientation on library utilization. Render professional library and information service to the community. Assist with identifying maintenance needs for the building, equipment, library assets and material. Manage day today library operations.


Responsible for the marketing and advocacy of library services and within the library. Facilitate establishment and full participation of book clubs. Capture newly acquired library material on the system. Analyse and sort library material according to the applicable library system, Maintain online authority file. Perform necessary library administrative tasks. Handle interlibrary loans, attend reference queries, trace bibliographic records, collect and records publications and corrigenda, monitor the circulation of library resources, Conduct library orientation to users regarding library usage and retrieval of information.

Provide information service to library users. Monitor library user’s statistics and compile reports as required. Assist the District Librarian to conduct asset verification. Liaise with stakeholders and district library on library matters. Compile monthly, quarterly, and annual reports. Supervise library staff.

ENQUIRIES : Mr Musia N, Ms. Monama RME, Ms Langa L and Ms Makaulule MM Tel No: (015) 284 4143/ 4350/ 4109/ 4144


Download New Z83 Form

Send Your application quoting the relevant reference number, position, and management area on the new Z83 to: Director: Human Resource Management, Department of Sport, Arts and Culture, Private, Bag X9549, Polokwane, 0700 or Hand delivered at 21 Biccard Street, Polokwane.

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