Peruman - Librarian - Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Lesha Peruman

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa


My extensive work experience with both private and public libraries has given me the skills required to directly contribute tothe library field:

. Helping library patrons locate the information they require
• Organizing library materials so they are simple to find
• Planning programs for different age groups
• Developing and indexing databases of library materials
• Overseeing and directing library support staff
• Preparing library budgets

My analytic and research capabilities would assist me in managing the overall operations of any library.. Moreover, I have a demonstrated ability to deal with multicultural any situation.



Work History

Library Assistant

Main job functions: Accessioning, cataloguing and circulation of books and journals. Receiving and recording of journals. Preformed inter-library loans function using Sabinet. Carried out internet searchers and assisted with literature searches for staff using the internet and Medline. Liaised with book suppliers, ordered books, and periodicals. In charge of the circulation of journals to all staff. Used the In Magic Library system.

Human Resources Clerk

South African Institute for Medical Research

Main job functions: Processed leave forms for approx 2300 staff. Processed resignations, new appointments, transfers, staff loans, encashment of leave, applied for and issued UIF cards and application of maternity leave.
Reason for leaving: There were no opportunities for me to pursue a career.


Ekurhuleni Metropolitan - Nigel

Main job functions: Counter duties, helping users with internet searches, assisting with finding information to complete assignments and school projects. Planning and implementing holiday programs. Cataloguing and classifying of new book. Media collection development. Marketing and promoting the library services to all schools in the area. Responsible for library orientation which was carried out for all crèches and schools in the area. Books selection according to user needs. Record keeping of the monthly statistics.
Reason for leaving: At the time my job was not challenging and stimulating. I had completed my degree and wanted to put some of what I had learned into practice. I did not have the opportunity to do so.
Name of company: UNISA (Current)
Position held: Branch Librarian
Address: Daveyton
Main job functions: Manage relationships with users, manage information resources and equipment, train and educate clients for self sufficiency, provide access to clients, and perform searches.
Name of company: Dawnview High School (Current)
Position held: Teacher Librarian
Address: Primrose, Germiston
Main job functions: Establishing a fully functional school library, teaching grades 8 to 12 library skills and how to become information literate.

Mrs Lily Battaglia (Chief Librarian)
Wits University
Tel: 011 717 2066
Cell: 082 577 1830
Mr I Lechelele (Control Librarian)
Nigel Library
Tel: 011 999 9216
Cell: 073 143 3336
Ms Pitseng Mokgethwa (Damarice)
Tel: 011 845 9340
Cell: 083 491 9695
Mr Kolokoto (Principal)
Cell: 0832123077

Enquiries Clerk

First National Bank

Reason for leaving: Needed better career prospects and opportunities.

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