University of Limpopo: Jobs / Vacancies (Mar 2020) – Assistant Librarian

University of Limpopo hereby invites applications for recruitment to the post of Assistant Librarian. The application will close on 13th March 2020.

Location: Limpopo

University of Limpopo advertised post is as follows:

  • Four (4) x Assistant Librarian: Information Services Section


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Librarianship or a Bachelor’s degree in any field plus a Higher or a Postgraduate Diploma in Librarianship.
  • Experience working in an academic library.
  • Ability to work with library colleagues, students, staff and researchers in a team environment.
  • Ability to learn and use emerging technologies.
  • Good, oral, written and interpersonal communication, time management, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to teach library research skills to students both in person and online
  • Strong public service orientation.
  • Ability to work without close supervision.
  • Preparedness to do shelving and shelf reading and to work night and weekend shifts.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and skills in online information retrieval.
  • Knowledge of and experience in library information services including electronic resources, database searching and assisting with information queries.
  • Knowledge of or experience in integrated library system.
  • Membership of a professional association will be an added advantage.

How to apply

Typed application which should contain comprehensive curriculum vitae, certified copies of all qualifications and contact details of the three referees, should be forwarded, for the attention of Mr TG Morokolo, to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Private Bag x1106, Sovenga, 0727 or e-mail applications, in MS Word format, to

Telephonic enquiries regarding conditions of service: (015) 268-4794