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  • Posted: Jun 18, 2024
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    The University of Pretoria is a multi-faculty research-intensive university that has remained among the top South African universities in research output and impact. UP is also the top producer of graduates in the country. With campuses in Pretoria and its surrounds, as well as in the country’s economic hub, Johannesburg, UP is conveniently situated...
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    Senior Coordinator: Music Library


    The incumbent will be responsible for:

    • Providing an innovative, dynamic, and collaborative library service to the university stakeholders;
    • Assuming overall responsibility for leading and coordinating all Music library physical and virtual research support services for Music Staff, Academics, Students and External users;
    • Providing tailored support for research, teaching and learning;
    • Managing research queries at a high level of complexity;
    • Providing hybrid library instruction and training to staff and students;
    • Overseeing the daily management of the facilities and operations;
    • Proactively communicating current resources and technologies to users;
    • Participating in departmental forums;
    • Implementing marketing initiatives such as orientation, exhibitions, promotional events, and other outreach activities;
    • Managing circulation processes according to library policies;
    • Supervision of staff;
    • Participating in strategic projects.


    • A four year library degree (e.g. B.Bibl. Degree OR B.Inf (Hons) OR a three-year B-Degree, plus PG. Diploma in LIS and four years’ working experience at an academic library of which two years’ experience as a manager/supervisor or coordinator.


    • Decision-making skills; analytical thinking abilities; detail-oriented skills;
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
    • Ability to work independently but also in a team environment;
    • Ability to manage time effectively;
    • Leadership skills;
    • Project management skills;
    • Training skills and presentation skills both virtual and physically;
    • Supervisory skills;
    • Financial management skills;
    • Time-management skills;
    • Adaptability;
    • Emotional intelligence.


    • Honours degree in Library and Information Science or any three-year B-Degree and Qualification in Classical Music (Grade 5 or higher – UNISA/Royal school/Trinity) OR Music as matric subject and 2 years’ experience in an academic library as a manager/supervisor/coordinator.

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