Friday, 29 January 2016

University Librarian at Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH)

Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH) was established by law of the Ondo State House of Assembly in December 2007. The University commenced academic activities on January 10, 2011 first from the take-off site now known as the Mini Campus and subsequently at the Permanent Site now known as the Main Campus. The two campuses are located in Idepe-Okitipupa and Igodan-Lisa, all in Okitipupa Local Government Area in the Southern Senatorial District of Ondo State.

OSUSTECH is a technology-based Institution which aims at providing the needed manpower training in order to address the critical and technological development of Ondo State and Nigeria as a whole. The University is offering programmes in Mathematical, Chemical, Biological and Physical Sciences. In addition, there are interdisciplinary academic centres including the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Leadership Training, OSUSTECH and the Centre for Gender, Research and Linkages.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position of:

Job Title: University Librarian

Ondo State

Job Description

  • The University Librarian is the Chief Library Officer of the University and is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the administration of the University Library and the co-ordination of the Library Services in the University.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Candidate for the post of University Librarian must possess a good honours degree, plus professional qualification in librarianship.  Possession of a Ph.D and membership of a relevant professional body will be an advantage. 
  • Candidates must also show evidence of considerable scholarship and thorough understanding of the application of new technologies to library operations and services.
  • Computer literacy and application of ICT in library services is an essential requirement.
  • In addition, candidates must show sufficient evidence of contribution to knowledge through research and scholarly publications in reputable journals within and outside Nigeria; and competence in job planning, organization and ability to take initiatives to fast-track the development of a young University Library to an international standard within a short period of time.
  • At least five (5) of the relevant years of experience must have been at top leadership position in a recognized University and must have served as Deputy Librarian for at least three (3) years. 
Remuneration and Conditions of Service
  • The successful applicant will be placed on consolidated salary with relevant fringe benefits and will equally enjoy the allowances normally attached to the position of Principal Officers in Nigerian Universities.
Application Closing Date
3rd March, 2016.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Forward the typed and duly signed application with 20 copies of their application with detailed curriculum vitae including photocopies of all credentials, names and addresses of three (3) referees, as well as a two page statement of the applicant's vision and mission for the Registry, to:
The Registrar,
Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH),
P.M.B 353, Okitipupa,
Ondo State,

  • Applicants are requested to inform their referees to send confidential reports on them directly to the Registrar.
  • The on-line application when completed (submitted) would assigned a unique identification number to the applicant.
  • This number should be written on the hard copy application to be forwarded to the University.