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  • Posted: Mar 20, 2023
    Deadline: May 1, 2023
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    The Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti was established in January 1977 in Jos, Plateau State. In 1978, it was moved by the Federal Government of Nigeria to Akure, Ondo State in order to maintain an equitable spread of Federal Government institutions among the states of the Federation. In accordance with Decree 33 of 1979, its status was changed from that of a Col...
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    Polytechnic Librarian


    • The Polytechnic Librarian Polytechnic Librarian is the Chief Library Officer and shall be responsible to the Rector for the administration of the Polytechnic Library and coordination of the Library Services in the Teaching Units of the Polytechnic.
    • He/She is one of the Principal Officers of the Polytechnic. In addition to proven experience in Library Management and Leadership, the successful candidate must have a demonstrable passion for academic endeavors and must also be credible

    Academic Qualifications and Qualities
    The Candidate for the Post must possess the following in qualifications and qualities:

    • Doctorate Degree (Ph.D.) from a recognized Institution Library Science or Library and Information Science; 
    • A Master's Degree from a recognized Institution in Library Science or Library and Information Science; 
    • Have a minimum of Second Class Lower division degree or a minimum of Lower Credit in Higher National Diploma (HND) in Library Science or Library and Information
    • Science from a recognized Institution;
    • A minimum of eighteen (18) years teaching experience in tertiary Institutions, at least eight (8) years of which must have been gained in a Polytechnic or similar TVET Institution
    • Be currently on the rank of a Chief Librarian from the Polytechnic Sector with not less than three (3) years experience on the rank
    • Not more than fifty-nine (59) years of age as at 08/06/2023. [vii] demonstrate evidence of strong academic and administrative leadership, initiative and creativity in library policy formulation, good human relation and positive managerial attributes,
    • Provide evidence of membership of Professional body / bodies in Library recognized by the Federal Government;
    • Provide evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals as well as presentation of invited Papers at Educational/Library Conferences, Seminars and Workshops;
    • Be a person who is not likely to pursue racial, gender, political, religious or other sectional interest; 
    • Be morally sound, of impeccable character, proven integrity and free from financial embarrassment
    • Be physically and mentally fit (with evidence from a Government hospital); and;
    • Be proficient in Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

    Terms of Appointment and Condition of Service

    • The appointment is for a single tenure of five (5) years in line with Extant Provisions.
    • The salary is consolidated and the appointee shall enjoy any other benefits attached to the position of a principal officer of the Polytechnic as approved by the Federal Government.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit typed written copies of their Application letter, Curriculum Vitae and attach photocopies of all relevant documents to their applications (twenty (20) copies) giving the details in the following order:

    • Full Name (Sumame first and underlined]
    • Date and Place of Birth
    • State of Origin and Local Government Area
    • Nationality and how acquired
    • Marital Status
    • Number and Ages of Children
    • Current Postal Address including Telephone Number and e-mail address
    • Educational Institutions attended with dates
    • Academic and Professional Qualifications obtained with dates
    • Membership of Professional Bodies/Association
    • Honors and Distinctions (if any)
    • Academic/Scholarly Publications
    • Conferences attended and Papers presented with dates
    • Present Employment to include Status, Duties and any other relevant experience
    • Statement of own vision for the Polytechnic (20 copies)
    • Other activities outside current employment 
    • Names and Addresses of three (3) Referees (Employer, Educational and Personal) who are to forward Confidential Reports directly to the Registrar, The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, such referees should be able to attest to the candidate's claim to high academic and managerial capabilities as well as to the candidate's notable uprightness.

    Applications are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and marked 'Application for the Post of Polytechnic Librarian at the top left-hand corner and addressed to:
    The Registrar,
    The Federal Polytechnic,
    P.M.B. 5351, Ado-Ekiti,
    Ekiti State.

    Additional Information

    • Applicants will be required to produce originals of the Certificates and other relevant credentials, if invited for interview, photocopies will not be accepted. 
    • Previous holders of the position in any Tertiary Institution need not apply.

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