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  • Posted: Aug 15, 2019
    Deadline: Sep 14, 2019
  • Samuel Adegboyega University Ogwa, was founded by The Apostolic Church Nigeria, Lagos, Western and Northern Areas (LAWNA) Territory. The University was named after PastorSamuel Adegboyega(MON) who was one of the eminent founding fathers of The Apostolic Church Nigeria; the first LAWNA Territorial Chairman and first field superintendent of TAC, West African R...
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    University Librarian

    Job Description

    • The University Librarian is a Principal Officer and the academic head of the University Library
    • 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 services for the entire University Community.

    The Candidate

    • The candidate for the post shall be a visionary, and shall 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.

    The candidate for this post shall:

    • Be professionally qualified and be a practising Librarian;
    • Possess a good honours Degree in Library and Information Science or any other discipline including Computer Science, Statistics, Educational Administration/Planning. Logic, etc, and a Ph.D holder in Library and Information Science from a recognized University, with at least fifteen (15) years relevant post qualification experience, preferably in a University or other institutions of higher learning;
    • Have published papers in professionally refereed journals to merit professorial status, as well as possess proven records of sound administrative leadership;
    • Be a registered member of the Library Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN);
    • Be computer literate and proficient in relevant computer applications.

    Salary and Condition of Service

    • The University Librarian, who shall be appointed by Council with the endorsement of BoT, shall hold office for a term of five years
    • The remuneration and other conditions of service shall be as applicable to the post of University Librarian in Nigeria Federal Universities, and as may be determined by the Proprietors and Council of Samuel Adegboyega University

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates are required to note and comply with the following conditions:

    • Applications should be submitted in twenty-five (25) copies and be accompanied by twenty-five (25) copies of the candidate’s Curriculum Vitae, duly signed and dated. The Curriculum Vitae must include, but not limited to, details of the candidate’s name in full, age, marital status, educational attainment, nationality, academic and professional achievements.
    • Applications should include the names and addresses of three (3) referees. Each referee must be contacted by the applicant to forward, direct to the Registrar, a confidential report on the candidate’s character, academic and managerial competences, in a properly sealed envelope, marked “Ref on Post of University Librarian” at the top left hand corner of the envelope.

    All applications should be submitted in sealed envelopes marked at the top left corner, "Application for the post of University Librarian" to:
    The Registrar and Secretary to Council,
    Samuel Adegboyega University,
    P.M..B 001, Ogwa,
    Edo State.

    Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interaction with the Selection Committee.

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