University Librarian

Kogi State University

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Kogi State University, Anyigba was established on 18th November, 1999 and currently, has a total student population of over 23,000 students spread across its seven (7) Faculties of Agriculture, Arts and Humanities, Education, Law, Management Sciences, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences and a College of Health Sciences. Though a State University, Kogi State University accommodates a significant number of non-indigenes, from all parts of Nigeria. The University has graduated about 16,500 students. The University commenced postgraduate programmes in all the faculties in 2008/2009 except for Faculties of Education and College of Health Sciences in order to boost research and high level manpower development.

 

 

Job Description

The Librarian is a Principal Officer of the University responsible for the administration of the University Library and coordination of all library services in the entire University community and reports to the Vice Chancellor.

 

The Person for the position of the librarian

The ideal candidate for the position must have drive with strong passion for result and must:

  • Be below the age of 60 years at the point of assumption of duty;
  • Have strong leadership and communication skills;
  • Be creative, proactive and self- motivated;
  • Have excellent interpersonal skill;
  • Have integrity and commitment; and
  • Be in good physical and mental health.

 

Requirements

Candidate for this post shall:

  • Be professionally qualified and be a practicing Librarian;
  • Possess a good honours degree and Ph.D. in Library and Information Science from a recognized University with at least fifteen (15) years relevant experience, preferably in a University or other institutions of higher learning at least five (5) of which must be at the Deputy University Librarian level
  • Have contributed to knowledge through research and publications in reputable journals, as well as possess proven records of sound administrative leadership;
  • Be registered member of the Library Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN);
  • Be computer literate and proficient in relevant computer applications;

 

Condition of Service

The condition attached to this position is as generally applicable in Nigerian University System and as may from time to time be determined by the Governing Council. The appointment shall be for a single term of five (5) years.

 

Method of Application

 Interested candidates should forward twenty (20) copies of their applications, credentials and detailed curriculum vitae, giving the following information in the order listed below:

 

  • Full Names (Surname in block);
  • Date of Birth;
  • Place of Birth, State of Origin and Local Government Area;
  • Nationality;
  • Permanent Home Address;
  • Current Postal Address;
  • GSM Number
  • E-mail Address;
  • Marital Status;
  • Number of Children with Names and Ages;
  • Institutions Attended (with dates);
  • Academic Qualifications (with dates); Professional Qualifications (with dates);
  • List of Publications with details of Titles, Publishers, or Journals, dates and pages (where applicable);
  • Working experience (General and Specific Experience with dates);
  • Details of Administrative Experience and Service to the Community (with status and dates);
  • Present Employment, Status, Salary;
  • Employer(s) Address(es), Postal, Email and Contact GSM Number(s);
  • Extra Curricular Activities;
  • Names and Addresses of three (3) Referees who must be requested by the applicant to forward directly to the Registrar, confidential reports on the applicant indicating the post desired;
  • Institutions Attended (with dates);
  • Academic Qualifications (with dates);
  • Professional Qualifications (with dates);
  • List of Publications with details of Titles, Publishers, or Journals, dates and pages (where applicable);
  • Working experience (General and Specific Experience with dates);
  • Details of Administrative Experience and Service to the Community (with status and dates);
  • Present Employment, Status, Salary;
  • Employer(s) Address(es), Postal, Email andContact GSM Number(s);
  • Extra Curricular Activities;
  • Names and Addresses of three (3) Referees who must be requested by the applicant to forward directly to the Registrar, confidential reports on the applicant indicating the post desired;

 

Each applicant should indicate at the top left corner of the package, the position applied for. The application, which should be addressed to:

 

The Registrar,

Kogi State University,

P.M.B. 1008,

Anyigba,

Kogi State,

Nigeria.

 

Each applicant must also submit ten (10) copies of his/her statement of vision and mission, not more than two (2) pages, for a University desirous of accelerated development and excellence.

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Summary

Company

Kogi State University

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Kogi

Specialization

Education/Teaching/Training

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

15+

Application Deadline

1 month from now