VACANCIES: POLYTECHNIC LIBRARIAN, BURSAR
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the Posts of Polytechnic Librarian and Bursar
The Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi was established in accordance with Decree No. 33 of 1979 based on the Federal Polytechnic Act (Cap 139) as amended by the Federal Polytechnics (Amendment) Decree No. 5 of 1993.
The Polytechnic located at Kilometre 15 along Dass/Tafawa Balewa Road was established in order to train middle and high level manpower for the Nigerian economy. The Institution runs full-time programmes at both National Diploma and Higher National Diploma (ND & HND) levels, which are all accredited by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE).
POSITION: POLYTECHNIC LIBRARIAN
The Polytechnic Librarian who is the Principal Officer is responsible to the Rector for the day-to-day running/administration of the Polytechnic Library. His/her other functions shall include:-
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST
Candidate for the post of the Polytechnic Librarian is expected to have a Master’s Degree in Library Science from a recognised institution of learning plus at least 18 years post-qualification cognate experience or possess PhD. with at least 15 years post-qualification cognate experience. In either case, the candidate must, in addition, possess professional library registration. The candidate should also have evidence of at least 12 journal publications, 21 seminar/conferences papers or 5 chapters in one/two standard textbook(s) and must be computer literate.
He/she should also have evidence of community service
The Bursar is the Chief Financial Officer of the Polytechnic and is responsible to the Rector for the day to day administration and control of the financial affairs of the Polytechnic. His/her other functions shall include: –
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Candidate must possess one or more of the qualifications in (i) plus one or more of the qualifications in (ii).
Terms of Appointments/Conditions of Services
The appointments are for a term of five (5) years in the first instance and renewable, subject to satisfactory performances, for another term of five (5) years and no more. The salary is consolidated and Conditions of Service are at par with those applicable in all other Federal Polytechnics.
METHODS OF APPLICATIONS:
All applicants are required to submit Twenty (20) type-written copies of letter of application, credentials and Curriculum Vitae, given the details in the following order:-
(i) Full Names with Surname underlined
(ii) Date and place of Birth
(iii) State of Origin/Local Government
(v) Marital Status
(vi) Number and ages of children
(vii) Current Postal Address/including telephone No. and E-mail address
(viii) Educational Institutions attended with dates
(ix) Academic/Professional Qualifications obtained with dates
(x) Membership of Professional Body(ies) and Association(s)
(xi) Academic/Scholarly Publications (for the Post of Polytechnic Librarian)
(xii) Previous Employees) and Post(s) held with dates
(xiii) Present employment status and salary
(xiv) Names and Addresses of three (3) Referees (Employer, Educational and Personal) who are to forward confidential reports on them directly to the Registrar. Such referees should be able to attest to the candidate’s claims of academic and managerial capabilities as well as their characters
Invited applicants must be ready to support every claim with documentary evidence (where applicable) and bring the originals of all their credentials to the Interview.
Twenty (20) copies of applications and other supporting credentials plus curriculum vitae are to be submitted in sealed envelopes and marked “POST OF POLYTECHNIC LIBRARIAN” or “BURSAR” at the top left hand corner, to reach:
P.M. B. 0231,
Bauchi, Bauchi State.
Not later than six (6) weeks from the date of this publication (26, March, 2019).