4 Nov 2016

NSU Jobs in Nigeria : University Librarian

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The Nasarawa State University, Keffi was established under Nasarawa State law No. 2 of 2001 as passed by the State House of Assembly to encourage the advancement of learning. Located in Keffi town, the University caters for both full time and part time students. The University today has seven faculties, 54 academic programmes, a Postgraduate School, Institutes, centres and Schools. The University is run under three campuses, main campus in Keffi, Pyanku campus and Shabu-Lafia Campus.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the vacant position below:

Job Title: University Librarian

Job Description

  • The University librarian, a Principal Officer of the University, shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the good management of the University Library and Other library services in the University.

The Candidates

  • For the vacant post, the University seeks candidates with vision, proven academic distinction, managerial ability, integrity and transparency in private and public life.
  • The right candidate should also have ability to develop linkages with the external communities to support the emerging needs of the University, command respect and engender cooperation and loyalty of staff and students of the University.
  • He/she must fully understand the complexity of a University system and must be able to utilize its human resources to attain a world class University system; must enjoy good physical and mental health; must be computer literate/ICT compliant and not older than sixty (60) years as at 1st March, 2017.

Qualification and Experience

  • Candidates for the post of the University librarian must possess a good honours degree with a minimum of second class.
  • Masters and Ph.D in Library Science, Library and Information Science or related field, from a recognized University.
  • The Candidate must demonstrate academic excellence in quality publications, teaching and research, and credible community service.
  • He/she must be computer literate and show evidence of considerable scholarship and understanding of the application of new technologies to library operations and services.
  • The person must have at least 15 pars post-qualification experience in reputable University Library, comparable institutions or research institutions.
  • Be a registered member of librarian’s Registration Council of Nigerian (LRCN).

Salary and Condition of Service
The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of University Librarian of all Nigerian Federal Universities and as may be determined from time to time by the Nasarawa State Government/Governing Council as appropriate.

Application Closing Date
16th December, 2016.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should apply with 30 copies of their of their detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) providing information on the following:
  • Full Name
  • Place and Date of Birth
  • Nationality
  • Marital Status.
  • Number and Ages of Children
  • Permanent Home Address
  • Degrees (including Dates/Class and Institutions) and/or any other qualification and distinctions. (Photocopies of Certificates to be attached)
  • Statement of Experience including full details of former and present posts.
  • Vision for the University in the next five (5) years with particular reference to the University library as it applies (not more than 500 words).
  • Other activities outside current employment.
  • Proposed date of availability for duties, if appointed.
Submission of Application All applications are to be submitted under CONFIDENTIAL cover with the envelope marked Post of University Librarian, NSUK and addressed to: The Vice-Chancellor, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nasarawa State.

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