Sunday, 21 February 2016

University Librarian at Adeleke University

The Governing Council of Adeleke University, wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified Internal and External candidates for the vacant position below:

Job Title: University Librarian

Ede, Osun

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.
  • Candidate for the post of University Librarian must possess a good honors 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 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 hae served as Deputy Librarian for at least three (3) years.
  • Candidates are expected to be morally and spiritually sound, of impeccable character, high integrity, free from financial embarrassment and enjoy good physical and mental health.
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. The Librarian shall hold office for a period of four (4) years.

Application Closing Date
15th March, 2016.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit ten (10) sets of application letter and comprehensive CV (attaching copies of relevant credentials) The format for the CV is as attached below:

The following information should be given in this format:
  • Full Names with Surname in capital
  • Post desired and Primary Department
  • Date of birth, Town and State of Origin
  • Nationality
  • Religion and Denomination
  • Current Postal Address
  • Permanent Home Address (with telephone Number)
  • Marital Status
  • Name and Ages of Children (if married)
  • Institutions attended with dates
  • Academic Qualifications with dates
  • List of Publications in details (if any)
  • Working Experience
  • Present employment, Salary and Employer
  • Extra-Curricular Activities
  • Names and Addresses of three (3) referees (Two of whom must be authorities in candidates’ discipline should forward reports directly to, the Chairman of Council).
  • A minimum of two page write-up on your Vision and Mission for Adeleke University.
Applications should be forwarded under confidential cover in a sealed envelope stating at the top left hand corner, the posy applied for and addressed to:
The Chairman of Council,
Adeleke University,
P.M.B. 250,
Oshogbo Road, Ede,
Osun State.