6 Jun 2024

Assistant Media Librarian at French Institute of Rwanda

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Job Description


The French Institute of Rwanda (Centre Culturel Francophone du Rwanda) is looking for an assistant media library to work in close collaboration with the Media Library Manager.

Main objective of the position:

The media library assistant participates in the management and promotion of the media library’s collections. He/she contributes to the promotion of public reading and welcoming the public to the media library. He/she also manages online portals, events and routine administrative tasks. 

Job Description :

  • Service: Media library
  • Employment framework: Level 2 – Media library assistant
  • Working time: 40 hours/week + overtime
  • Remuneration: 371,986 FRW net per month
  • Number of days of leave: 21 days/year + overtime recovered
  • Benefits: RAMA and RSSB health insurance (social contributions), other benefits communicated during the interview
  • Type of contract: One-year fixed-term contract, renewable once and possibility of permanent contract thereafter

Skills sought:

  • Category B driving license (desirable)
  • Languages: Kinyarwanda (level C2/bilingual), French level B2 minimum (full oral and written abilities – obligatory), English level B2 minimum.
  • Correct mastery of the office pack
  • Excellent oral and writing skills
  • Ability to communicate (telephone, messaging, electronic diary, etc.)
  • Organizational capabilities
  • Diploma: License/Bachelor in management, administration, archiving, bookseller, social sciences, pedagogy or any other corresponding field.

Personal qualities :

  • Reactivity
  • Rigor
  • The ability to work in a team
  • Sense of organization
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable with children

Activities and tasks relating to the position:

Management of the documentary collection:

  • Responsible for checking and arranging collections and works
  • Ensure delivery tally, catalog, rate, index and cover works after delivery
  • Perform inventory weeding

Reception and orientation of the public:

  • Inform, guide, advise and respond to requests from the public (documentary research, help on the use of video games, culture library, etc.)
  • Manage reader registrations
  • Manage tasks relating to centralized loan: loan and return of books
  • Being the relay person for our partners (schools, youth centers, etc.)
  • Participate in the surveillance of property and people

Animation :

  • Participate in and run the media library (reading workshop, film screening, etc.) and ensure logistical implementation
  • Ensure the preparation and implementation of video game workshops
  • Coordinate summer activities in collaboration with other agents from the media library, the language center and the cultural service (French speaking, film festival, etc.)

Positioning of the position (hierarchical reporting):

Direct superiors: Media library manager, Secretary General, Director of the French Institute of Rwanda, Cooperation and cultural action advisor.

Method of Application

Looking for candidates already living in Rwanda.

Please send your CV and cover letter in French to [email protected]

  before June 21, 2024 – starting position: June 17, 2024.

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