Tuesday, December 04, 2007


The National Library of SA wishes to make the following appointment at Pretoria Campus at Information and Communication Technology Department.

Post Level 6

Salary Scale: R 169 058 per annum (negotiable) plus competitive benefits

Job purpose: To maintain and support the network, hardware and software infrastructure of the National Library of South Africa in order to ensure maximum security of NLSA's resources.

Job requirements:

. Tertiary qualification in Information Technology or equivalent
qualification plus 3 years experience in an ICT environment (library
background will also serve as an added advantage).
. Proven supervisory skills.
. Knowledge of Open Source Software (OSS), Novell and Windows OS.
. Good communication skills. (Oral and written).
. Project management skills.
. Strategic planning and budgeting skills.
. Network infrastructure-planning skills and risk management.

Key performance areas:

. Provide support to users of the ICT infrastructure of the National Library in terms of use of network, hardware and computer-based applications.
. Configuration, implementation and ongoing maintenance and support of all hardware and network
. Define, set-up and maintain networking of system printers and print server functions
. Back-ups and security of all servers
. Access security of hardware and access security of all systems
. Advise EH: ICT on operating software contracts and license renewals
. Quality assurance
. Contribute to the development of policies, procedures and practices of software, network and hardware related issues
. Continuous monitoring of performance of the network and hardware and recommending maintenance and upgrading
. Project management
. Risk management

Reporting to the Executive Head: Information and Communication Technology

The National Library of SA is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and reserves the right not to make an appointment. Appointments will be made according to the Employment Equity Plan. Interested and qualified candidates may obtain additional information and the prescribed application forms from Human Resources Office, National Library of South Africa: Cape Town or Pretoria Campus.

Only applications on the prescribed forms and accompanied by certified copies of qualifications and/or certificates together with a CV, will be considered. Send applications to: Human Resources Department for attention Acting Head: Human Resources, Mr Khehla Moloi, PO Box 397 Pretoria, 0001, Tel no: 012 401 9742 or Human Resource Office for attention of Mr Albert Gouws, National Library of South Africa, P. O. Box 496, 5 Queen Victoria
Street, Cape Town. Tel.: (021) 424 6320


Should you not receive any correspondence/communication from the National Library of SA one month after closing date, please consider your application as having been unsuccessful.

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