UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN BY THE FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, GASHUA

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In accordance with the relevant provisions of the Universities Act (No 11) of 1993 as amended by the Universities Miscellaneous Provisions (amended Act of 2012). The University Council of Federal University, Gashua is inviting interested candidates with requisite qualifications and experience to apply for the post of the University Librarian which is vacant

POSITION: UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN

The University Librarian shall be responsible to the Vice- Chancellor for the overall administration of the University Library, its branches and extension and for providing library services for 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 should be visionary and have the ability to provide good leadership; must possess proven integrity and demonstrate transparency in private and public life; must be able to command the respect and loyally of staff of the University.

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates for this post should

(i)      Possess a PhD in Library and Information Science from a recognized University, with at least fifteen (15) years working experience, ten (10) of which must be in a University system or twenty (20) years in other institutions of higher learning.

(ii)     Be a professionally qualified and practicing Librarian;

(iii)    Have a strong evidence of contributions to library and information field through research and publications in research journals;

(iv)    Dissemination of knowledge through academic and professional activities

(v)     Have contributed to knowledge through research and publications in reputable journals, as well as possess proven records of sound administrative leadership.

(vi)    Be registered member of the Library Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN);

(vii)   Be computer literate and proficient in relevant computer applications.

SALARY AND CONDITION OF SERVICE

Salary and conditions of service of the University Librarian shall be as obtainable in Federal Universities in Nigeria.

Each application must be accompanied by not more than 500 words of vision statement of the candidate for the University in the twenty first century.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Applicants should forward one (1) soft and twenty five (25) copies of applications, attached with photocopies of certificates claimed and Curriculum Vitae and names of 3 (three) referees to: Registrar, Federal University, Gashua and marked “CONFIDENTIAL for the attention of the Registrar” at the left hand corner of the envelope to reach him not later than within six (6) weeks for the date of this advertisement (28 September, 2020).

Late applications will not be entertained and only short-listed candidates will be contacted. The Curriculum Vitae should contain such personal details as follows:

(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

(8)     Nationality

(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

N.B. Successful applicants will be required to be resident in Gashua, Yobe State.

SIGNED

A.B SHEHU, PH.D

A.G REGISTRAR AND SECRETARY TO THE COUNCIL