Principal Librarian, Records Officer Vacancy at KLRC

Kenya Law Reform Commission is established under Kenya Law Reform Commission Act, 2013 (No. 19 of 2013). The Commission serves both National and County Governments in matters of Law Reform. The Commission is obligated to keep under review all laws of Kenya to ensure that, they conform to the letter and spirit of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
The Commission seeks to recruit competent and result-oriented candidates to fill the following positions.

PRINCIPAL LIBRARIAN – KLRC 5: ONE (1) POST V/NO. 2/2020
Basic Salary Scale: Kshs. 88,435 – Kshs. 117,146 p.m
Terms of Service: Permanent.
The Principal Librarian will be responsible to the Deputy Director Finance and Administration for all Library services.
(a) Duties and Responsibilities
This is the highest grade for this cadre in the Commission.
Duties and responsibilities will entail:
The officer will head the Library unit at the Commission and be responsible for the initiation, development, interpretation and implementation of library policies, guidelines and procedures; coordination of a unified list of periodicals in the Information Centre; standardization of cataloguing, classification, indexing, managing the e-library and dissemination of information; preparation and submission of budget estimates; deployment and re-deployment of staff in the unit, training and development, supervising, guiding and counselling of staff in the unit.
(b) Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –
i. served in the grade of Senior Librarian or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
ii. a Master’s degree in Library Studies or Information Science or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
iii. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Library Science, Information Communication Studies or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
iv. Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
v. Be a registered member of a relevant Professional body;
vi. Certificate in computer application skills and demonstrate proficiency in computer use and applications; and
vii. Has demonstrated professional and administrative ability required for efficient performance of duties at this level.
(c) Core Skills
In addition to the above requirements, an officer must have the following skills:-
i. Supervisory skills;
ii. Resource management and mobilizing skills;
iii. Problem solving skills;
iv. Library Management skills;
v. Public Relations skills;
vi. Target setting skills;
vii. Report writing skills


PRINCIPAL RECORDS MANAGEMENT OFFICER– KLRC 5: ONE (1) POST V/NO. 3/2020
Basic Salary Scale: Kshs. 88,435 – Kshs. 117,146 p.m.
Terms of Service: Permanent.
Principal Records Management Officer will be responsible to the Deputy Director Finance and Administration for all Records Management services.
(a) Duties and Responsibilities
This is the highest grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will head the unit at the Commission. Duties and responsibilities will entail:-
Being responsible for the initiation, development, interpretation and implementation of records management policies, guidelines and procedures; training and development of records management staff and their deployment for utilization; efficient and effective management of the registry services; preparation and submission of budget estimates; initiation and disposal of files, documents and other records in accordance with Government regulations; supervision and guidance of records management staff.
(b) Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –
i. served in the grade of Senior Records Management officer or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
ii. a Master’s degree in Records Management or Information Science or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
iii. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Records Management, Information Communication Studies or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
iv. Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
v. Be a registered member of a relevant Professional body;
vi. Certificate in computer application skills and demonstrate proficiency in computer use and applications; and
vii. Has demonstrated professional and administrative ability required for efficient performance of duties at this level.
(c) Core Skills/Competencies
In addition to the above requirements, an officer must have the following skills:-
i. Supervisory skills;
ii. Resource management and mobilizing skills;
iii. Problem solving skills;
iv. Records Management skills;
v. Public Relations skills;
vi. Target setting skills;
vii. Report writing skills

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to make their applications by completing ONE (KLRC 1) application form. The form may be downloaded from our Website https://klrc.go.ke

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