Library Assistant , Tanzania Library Services Board

The Tanzania Library Services Board was established under the Act. Of Parliament No.36 of 1964 which was repealed by Act No. 6 0f 1975 which vests responsibility of establishing and maintaining Public libraries and providing Professional and Para - Professional training in the Country.
The Board now invites applications from qualified Tanzanians to fill vacant positions as mentioned below:-

Library Assistant Grade II – 20 POSTS

Duty station Regional Libraries

Entry Qualifications

• Holder of Ordinary Secondary Education Certificate
• Holder of Certificate of Library Studies or its equivalent.
• Computer literacy is an added advantage

Duties and responsibilities

• To display new books and other reading materials;
• To shelve file and issue books;
• To register readers;
• To upkeep backsets of newspapers and journals;

• To repair library publications;
• To assist library users in locating reading materials and retrieving


• To prepare cuttings from newspapers of relevance to the Board;

• To handle simple enquiries from readers; and

• To undertake bibliographical searching.

AGE Limit: Not above 35 years.


Candidates meeting the required qualifications should send their written applications with two (2) passport size photographs attached on the front page of the application letter along with the following attachments:

(i) A detailed typed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with names of two referees, their addresses, Telephone numbers and E-mail address if any.
(ii) Photocopies of relevant academic certificates.
(iii) Photocopies of Birth Certificate.

Application must be sent to:-

The Director General,
Tanzania Library Services Board,
P.O. Box 9283,