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Polytechnic Librarian – CONPCASS15 at Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH)

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of the vacant Polytechnic Librarian.

The Institution

Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) was established in 1978 by the Lagos State Edict No. 1 of 1978 with retroactive effect from June 1,1977 which gave the College its legal existence. (It was previously known as the Lagos State College of Science and Technology (LACOSTECH). The Polytechnic with administrative headquarters at Ikorodu is established for the training of middle-and high-level technical manpower for the Nigerian economy. Currently, the Polytechnic has over 20,000 Full-Time and Part-Time students on roll and runs 67 NBTE Accredited Programmes at both National and Higher National Diploma levels in Agriculture, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Management Sciences Pure and Applied Sciences, and Technology on its three campuses located at Isolo, Surulere and Ikorodu.

The Lagos State Polytechnic is a Polytechnic of Excellence. It has built a strong collaboration with the British, Israeli and French Governments; the African Network for Scientific and Technological Institutions (ANSTI), the European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI) and the Commonwealth Association of Polytechnics in Africa (CAPA); Others include the Raw Materials Research & Development Council (RMRDC); Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), Estate Surveyors Valuation Registration Board, Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON), Quantity Surveyor Registration Board, Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN), Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN),etc.

Position: Polytechnic Librarian – CONPCASS15

The Polytechnic Librarian is a Principal Officer of the Polytechnic and reports to the Rector for the day-to-day administration of the Library. He/She is the administrative and academic Head of the Library.

Please note that this office is tenured for a single term of 5years only.

Qualification And Experience

Candidate must be a serving Deputy Librarian or its equivalent with good Honours’ Degree and Master’s Degree in Library Science/Library and Information Science.

Possession of a Doctorate Degree in Library Science/Library and Information Science will be an added advantage.

He/She should have at least 15years post-qualification cognate experience, preferably in a tertiary institution or other related establishments.

The applicant should have a good number of scholarly publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Candidate must be proficient in Information Technology: in particular, Library Management Software (LMS) and automation.

He/She must possess excellent managerial, interpersonal, communication, organizational and planning skills.

Must be registered with the Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN).


Framing overall library policy, personal contacts and liaison with other departments;

Preparation of the library budget;

Responsible to the Rector for the smooth running of the Libraries of the Institution.


The Polytechnic Librarian’s  basic salary is in line with the tertiary institutions | structure of CONPCASS 15 including other benefits and allowances that may be approved by the Governing Council of the Institution.

Method of Application

Applicants are requested to forward ten (20) copies of each of their typewritten Applications and Curriculum Vitae giving the details in the following order:

Post desired

Full Name, with surname underlined Date and Place of Birth Nationality and how acquired

State of Origin/Local Government

Permanent Address

Current Postal Address   E-mail address and mobile phone numbers

Qualifications (Academic and Professional)

Marital Status, Number and Ages of Children

Educational Institution(s) attended with dates

Previous Employer(s) and post(s) held with dates, indicating duties

Present Employer

Post and Salary (evidence of salary will be demanded at the interview)

Publication(s) (if any)

Names of three (3) Referees: Employer, Educational and Personal

Normal Signature.

Applicants must be ready to support every claim with documentary evidence, where applicable and bring the originals of their credentials to the interview.

Applicants are also required to request Referees to forward direct to the Rector, confidential reports on their behalf.


Applications are to be forwarded to the Office of the Rector fully-sealed.

It should be received not later than 27th February, 2017.



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