FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OTUOKE, BAYELSA STATE, NIGERIA
INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT JULY, 2018
The Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State, one of the twelve new Federal Universities in Nigeria, hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to nil the following vacant positions
(B) Chief Security Officer
(A) UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN
(1) Qualification and Experience:
Candidates for this post must:
(a) Possess a Ph.D, degree in Library Science;
(b) Have evidence of at least four (4) recent scholarly publications related to Library/Information Science in reputable journals and 2 books;
(c) Have a minimum of (15) years cognate experience;
(c) Have spent five (5) years as a Deputy Librarian or its equivalent in a Tertiary Institution; be a member of Library Registration Council of Nigeria (IRCN) as well as the Nigerian Library association (NLA); and be ICT compliant.
(2) The Candidate:
The candidate must possess sufficient evidence of continual scholarship and contribution to knowledge through publication In reputable peer reviewed outlets both within and outside the country, The appointment shall be for a single term of five (5) years.
Above all, the candidate must possess good managerial skills and competences including a dear understanding of the nature and dynamics of the intneades in deploying information technologies as tools for the management of information collections in Brie with global best practices in contemporary university libraries.
The University Librarian is a Principal Officer and head of the University’s Library, and shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the overall administration of the University Library, its branches and extension and for providing services for the entire University community.
(4) Salary and Conditions of Service
The salary and conditions of service of the University Librarian shall be as obtainable in Federal Universities and as determined from time to time by the Federal Government of Nigeria.
(B) CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER
(a) A honours degree or HND with specialized training in the police/armed forces and other related services with twelve (12) years cognate experience. A certificate in specialized security training and or a possession of a Master’s Degree is and added advantage.
(b) Deputy Superintendent of Police or equivalent ranks in the Armed Forces with eighteen (18) years’ experience plus at least five (5) credit at not more than two sittings including English and Mathematics in SSCE/NECO
The candidate should not be more than Sixty (60) years of age on assumption of duty. He/She should be able to conduct drills and should show evidence of good communication skill and crisis management.
The salary and conditions o’ service of the University Chief Security Officer shall be as obtainable m Federal Universities and as determined from time to time by the Federal Government of Nigeria.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION
Interested Candidates are requested to submit fifteen type-written copies of their application letters and Curricular Vitae in an envelope addressed to the Vice-Chancellor, Federal University, Otuoke not later than six weeks from the date of this advertisement. The post applied for must be clearly written at the top right hand comer of the envelope. The application must include academic and professional qualifications, Birth Certificate or Statutory Declaration of Age, list of publications, where applicable, verifiable evidence of work experience and Curriculum Vitae that includes the following information;
Candidates should request their referees to send, under confidential cover, their independent reports to the Vice-Chancellor with full details of the applicant and the post applied for not later than the closing date of this advertisement. The reference letter should be marked CONFIDENTIAL on the right hand comer of the envelope.
ELIGIBILITY FOR INTERVIEW
Only candidates who are short-listed will be invited for interview.
KENNETH E. SONRANDEIN
ACTING REGISTRAR AND SECRETARY TO COUNCIL