VACANCIES: UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN, READER/DEPUTY UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN, SENIOR LECTURER/PRINCIPAL LIBRARIAN
Federal University Gashua hereby announces that the positions of University Librarian, Deputy University Librarian, Principal Librarian and Senior Librarian of the University are vacant and so invites interested and qualified individuals to submit application as below:
POSITION: UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN
The University Librarian shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the overall administration of the University, its branches and extension and for providing library services for the entire University community.
The University Librarian is a Principal Officer of the University, who is/and responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the overall administration of the University. He is the Academic and Administrative Head of the University Library system, responsible for the overall management of the Library and Information resources and services, formulating and implementing library and information policies and initiating reforms in the development, management and utilization of information resources and infrastructure.
He should possess personal and professional qualities that should reflect in his ability to provide effective and visionary leadership with integrity and transparency in both his official and private life. The candidate must also be visionary and possess the ability to provide good leadership. He must be able to command the respect and loyalty of both Academic and Administrative staff of the University.
Candidates for this post should:
POSITION: READER/DEPUTY UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN
Candidates far this poet should:
POSITION: SENIOR LECTURER/PRINCIPAL LIBRARIAN
Candidates for this post should:
(i) Be professionally qualified and practicing librarian
(a) A good honours Degree and Master’s degree in Library & Information Science obtained from a recognised University, with at least ten (10) years relevant experience, preferably in a University system
(b) A good honours degree and PhD in Library and Information Science obtained from a recognised University, with at least six (6) years relevant experience, preferably in a University system
(c) Three years as a Lecturer I in the University.
(iii) A sufficient number of admissible publications, totalling a minimum of 6 journal articles published in reputable journals/ books and 5 edited proceedings in both cases
(iv) A strong evidence of potential for continual research activity and academic leadership
(v) Be Chartered Librarian, registered with the Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN)
(vi) Be computer literate and proficient in relevant computer applications
SALARY AND CONDITION OF SERVICE
Salary and conditions of service of the University Librarian, Deputy University Librarian, Principal University Librarian and Senior University Librarian shall be as obtainable in Federal Universities in Nigeria.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Interested Candidates are required to submit fifteen (15) copies of word processed applications, up to date Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and names of 3 (three) referees to: The Registrar, Federal University Gashua and marked “CONFIDENTIAL: for the attention of the Registrar” at the left hand corner of the envelope to reach him within 6 weeks advertisement, 7 October, 2019. Late applications will not be entertained and only short listed candidates will be contacted.
(1) Full name (surname first in Capital Letters)
(2) Place and Date of birth
(3) Marital status
(4) Number and Ages of children
(5) Email and GSM number
(6) Postal address
(7) Permanent Home Address
(9) State of origin & Local Govt. Area
(10) Schools attended & qualifications obtained with dates
(11) List of Publications
(12) Honours /Distinctions
(13) Positions held with dates
(14) Membership of professional body
(15) Names and addresses of 3 (three) referees
Successful applicants will be required will be resident in Gashua, Local Government of Yobe State.
FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, GASHUA