University Librarian
Oyo, Nigeria
12d ago
source : Careers24

Job DetailsEmployer :

  • LAUTECH, a University of Technology, is a State-owned University (the Owner States being Oyo and Osun). Founded on 23rd April, 1990, the University is operating on two campuses;
  • the main campus is situated in Ogbomoso, Oyo State while the second campus is in Osogbo, State of Osun. The following Faculties are in the main campus : Faculties of Agricultural Sciences, Basic Medical Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Environmental Sciences, Management Sciences and Pure and Applied Sciences.

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for this position in the University which will soon be vacant.

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

  • The candidate must possess a Doctorate degree in Library Science from a recognised University and should have a minimum of fifteen (15) years cognate experience, five(5) of which must be at the Deputy University Librarian level in the University administration.
  • The candidate must show evidence of substantial contribution to knowledge through research and scholarly publications in reputable Journals.
  • Capacity to develop and manage e-Library is required.
  • The Person :

  • The ideal candidate must have drive with strong passion for result and must :
  • Be below the age of 60 years at the point of application and assumption of duty;
  • Have strong leadership and communication skills;
  • Be creative, proactive and self motivated; Have excellent interpersonal skill;
  • Have integrity and commitment;
  • Be ICT skilled; and
  • Be in good physical and mental health.
  • Conditions Of Service

  • The conditions attached to this position are as generally applicable in Nigerian University System and as may from time to time be determined by the Governing Council.
  • Each appointment shall be for a single term of five (5) years.
  • Interested candidates should forward thirty-five (35) copies of their Applications, Credentials and detailed Curriculum Vitae, giving the following information in the order listed below :

  • Each application, which should be duly signed and dated, is to be accompanied by thirty-five (35) copies of the Candidate's Curriculum Vitae;
  • the Curriculum Vitae should contain the candidate’s Name in full (surname first in Capital), Post desired, date of birth, Place of birth, state of origin and Local government area, Nationality, Contact address, GSM Number(s), Email address, Marital status, Number of children with names and ages, Institutions attended with dates, Educational qualifications with dates, Professional, Academic and other achievements.

  • Each applicant is requested to submit a write-up stating his / her vision for the particular department he / she desires to head in LAUTECH.
  • Each applicant should indicate at the top left corner of the package, the position applied for.
  • The sealed envelope containing each Application / Nomination / Referee's report should be marked Post Applied for "University Librarian" as applicable at the lop left-

    hand corner and forwarded to :

    The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council,

    Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH),

    Oyo State.

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