UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN AT EKWUEME FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, NDUFU-ALIKE (AE-FUNAI) )

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The Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike (AE-FUNAI) Ebonyi State, one of the twelve Federal Universities established in 2011, hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the under-listed vacant post:

POSITION: UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN

THE POSITION

The University Librarian shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the overall administration of the University Library systems inclusive of libraries in Colleges, Faculties, Departments and other teaching or research units. The University Librarian is also responsible for coordinating and providing library services for the entire University Community.

THE PERSON

The University Librarian is a Principal Officer and is the head of the University’s Library. Candidate for the post shall be visionary and have the ability to provide good leadership; possess personal integrity and demonstrate transparency in private and public life; and be able to command the respect and loyalty of staff of the University.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidate for this post shall:

(i)      Be professionally qualified and be a practising Librarian.

(ii)     Possess a good honours degree and a PhD in Library and Information Science or any other related discipline from a recognized University, with at least twelve (12) years of cognate experience preferably in a University Library. At least, ten (10) years of this experience must have been at top management/leadership position in a recognized University, including having served as Deputy University Librarian or Reader Librarian for at least five (5) years.

(iii)    Have published in professionally refereed journals to merit professorial status. At least, he/she should show evidence of considerable Scholarship.

(iv)    Persons who have served as University Librarian in a Public University need not apply.

(v)     Be a registered member of the Library Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN).

(vi)    Be computer literate and proficient in relevant computer applications and particularly, a thorough understanding of the applications of technologies to library operations and services.

SALARY AND CONDITION OF SERVICE

The salary and condition of service of the University Librarian shall be as obtainable in Federal Universities in Nigeria.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Candidate for the position is required to submit fifteen (15) copies of his/her application, Curriculum Vitae and photocopies of credentials. The Curriculum Vitae should highlight the following:

(1)     Full Name (Surname first in capital letters)

(2)     Place and Date of Birth

(3)     Marital Status

(4)     Number and Ages of Children

(5)     E-mail and Telephone numbers

(6)     Postal Address

(7)     Permanent Home Address

(8)     Nationality

(9)     State of Origin and LGA

(10)   Schools attended and qualifications with dates

(11)   Positions held with dates

(12)   Membership of Professional Bodies

(13)   Names and Addresses of 3 Referees

Application should be submitted under confidential cover in sealed envelope with position applied for boldly marked at the top left hand, addressed to:

The Registrar,

Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike (AE-FUNAI),

P.M.B. 1010, Abakaiiki,

Ebonyi State.

Applicants are expected to request their referees to forward their reports under confidential cover to the Registrar.

Closing Date

Applications should reach the Office of the Registrar not later than six (6) weeks from the date of this publication 18 February, 2020.