POLYTECHNIC LIBRARIAN AT THE FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, ILARO.

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant post of the Polytechnic Librarian in THE FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, ILARO.

POSITION: POLYTECHNIC LIBRARIAN

THE POST

The Polytechnic librarian is a Principal Officer and Head of the Polytechnic library and responsible to the Rector for the administration and coordination of the library services in the Institution.

QUALITY

He/she must have high moral standards with impeccable character and be irrevocably committed to best practices in Corporate Governance and must be a

team player.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

The candidates should possess a good Honours degree from recognized Institution of higher learning plus Master’s degree in Library Studies with fifteen (15) years cognate experience or Doctorate degree in Library Studies with twelve (12) years cognate experience and must have been a Chief librarian in Polytechnic or comparable Tertiary Institution for at least five (5) years.

  • Evidence of attendance of a continued mandatory professional developmental course is required.
  • Applicant must not be below the rank of a Chief Librarian
  • Candidate must not be more than 60 years as at the time of appointment
  • The preferred candidate should be proficient in the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) packages.

TENURE OF APPOINTMENT

The appointment will be for a single tenure of five (5) years and no more. This is in line with the Polytechnics Amendment Act of 2019.

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

The conditions of service for the post are the same as obtainable in all Federal Polytechnics in the Country. In addition, the appointee shall enjoy any other benefits attached to the position of a Principal Officer of the Polytechnic.

SALARY: N5,975,5291 per annum

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Interested candidates should submit twenty (20) typewritten copes of their applications and Curriculum vitae giving information in the following order

(i)      Full names with surname underlined

(ii)     Date and place or birth

(iii)    Nationality/State of Origin/Local Government

(iv)    Marital Status

(v)     Number and Age(s) of Children

(vi)    Present Job Status and Salary

(vii)   Current Contact Address with Telephone Number

(viii)  Permanent Address

(ix)    Educational Institutions attended with Dates

(x)     Academic and/or Professional Qualifications with Dates

(xi)    Membership of Professional Associations/Bodies

(xii)   Detailed list of Publications

(xiii)  Work experience with Dates

(xiv)  Mission statement/proposal on making the Library fulfil its objective

(xv)   Extra Curriculum activities

(xvi)  Names and addresses of three (3) referees (applicants should request their referees to

send confidential reports on them directly to the Registrar

SUBMISSION AND CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION

Applications with Curriculum Vitae and Photocopies of all relevant credentials should be forwarded either by hand or post and should be marked at the top level hand cornet of the envelope “Polytechnic Librarian” to reach

The Registrar,

The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro,

P.M.B. 50, Ilaro,

Ogun State,

Nigeria

Not later than six (6) weeks from the date of the publication, (28 December, 2020).

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.