Principal Librarian
Bradfield Consulting
3d ago
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  • Bradfield Consulting Limited - Bradfield Consulting Limited is a professional service firm created to provide human resource solutions for organizations of any size.

    Our goal is to help our esteemed clients eliminate issues bordering on having incompatible or inexpert employees.

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    Our client, a reputable and prestigious private University located in Ogun State is seeking to fill the position below :

    Job Description

    The principal librarian would be responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the Administration of the University Library and coordination of all Library services in the University, (in the Main Library and in Libraries across all campuses of the University).


    Ensure the smooth running of the libraries in the University.Responsible for establishing Policy of Library exchange.Prepares Library budgets.

    Frames the overall Library Policy, Personal contacts and liaises with departments.Responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the Administration of the University Library and coordination of all Library services in the University, (in the Main Library and in Libraries across all campuses of the University).

    Makes proposals from time-to-time for the modernization and updating of the diversified forms of research.Encourages and facilities usage of the library by developing information tools on the library collection and facilities.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Candidate must possess a good honours degree plus a minimum of a Master's degree in Library and Information Science from a recognized University with a minimum of 9 years post qualification work experience and at least 8 publications.

    Proficiency in the use of a computer, including applications such as Word, Excel, Internet Research and email communication, as well as relevant software, is required

    Job Description

    The Principal is the chief administrative officer of the school and is charged with the responsibility for the operation of the schoolHe / she is directly responsible to and shall operate the school according to the By-

    laws, Policies and Procedures, and philosophy formulated by the School Board.

    Accountabilities (Responsibilities)

    The prospect must demonstrate :

    Familiarity with use of Microsoft Word, Outlook and with Excel at a basic levelProven manager in special education with team leadership experienceDeveloping and managing positive behaviour programmes in a school settingBudget and Resource ManagementProven track record of positive career progression within education sectorManagement of various relevant curriculum programmesPrinciples of designing, managing and delivering an effective curriculum

    Educational Requirements and Competencies

    A Degree in Education and must have registered with the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN).Master's Degree would be an added advantage.

    At least 7 years work experience in the education industry, 3 of which shall be in a managerial position (previous experience as a Principal in a similar school setting will be an added advantageWell developed organisational and management / leadership skillsAbility to communicate very effectively and persuasively at all levels, both internally and externally.

    Assimilate and analyse complex information to enable timely decision makingAbility to set smart goals / targets and lead change if necessary to achieve them.

    Strategic PlanningExcellent computer skills - Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

    REPORTS TO : Chief Executive Officer


    To act as the first point of contact between the Trust and some of its stakeholders who support the Trust in a significant way alumni, parents, other schools, donor and the media :

    Responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive and dynamic communication strategy as agreed by the Trust.

    The position is responsible to drive the overall annual Marketing & Communications plans.


    Initiate, implement and oversee the strategic marketing plan for the school.Develop strategies to manage the Trust’s image.

    Develop strategies to manage relationships with alumni and other stakeholders.Maintain a database of corporate, Trust supporters, alumni etc.

    Maintain on-going communication and information support with alumni, parents and the media.Providing information and up-to-

    date web content about the Trust for publication on the website and directoriesLiaising with the CEO and HOSs in writing and producing marketing material (brochures, posters, flyers etc) for the Schools.

    Develop in house skills for marketingDevelop a termly marketing action plan for the Schools to support pupils recruitment and retention.

    Selection and ordering of promotional merchandise for exhibitions and for use as corporate giftsProactively searching out information for PR purposes and writing press releases in line with the Trust policy.

    Liaison with, and providing information to, the media and arranging interviews with members of management where necessary in line with the Trust’s policy.

    Serve as the Trust’s primary media contact and foster relationships with media personnel to enhance the schools’ image and visibility.

    Oversee the management of the marketing and communications budget to ensure appropriate and effective spending.Any other duties as assigned by the CEO.

    Academic Qualification :

    B.A Mass Communication / A minimum of second class upper


    Candidate should have a minimum of 10years work experience in marketing and branding.Candidate should not be more than 45 years of age.

    Strong communication skills with personable appearanceCustomer Service skillsExcellent IT proficiency skills and conversant with the use of social mediaAbility to think strategicallyStrong Interpersonal skills / Team PlayerCreativity and innovative skillsGood problem solving skillsFund raising expertiseStrong organisation skills and attention to detail

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