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  • Posted: Jun 2, 2020
    Deadline: Jul 14, 2020
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    The Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) is a federal government university in Owerri West Local Government area bounded by four communities of Eziobodo, Okolochi, Ihiagwa and Obinze, Imo State, Nigeria. It was one of the universities set up by the Federal Government in June 1980 for each geo political zones, in order to increase skills, innovation...
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    University Librarian

    Location: Owerri, Imo

    Job Description

    • The University Librarian is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day to day administration of the University Library and the coordination of the Library Services in the University.
    • He/She is also responsible for the short, medium and long term planning administration and expansion of collections and services of the Library and their maintenance at a level to meet the teaching and research needs in all programmes of the University.

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • The Candidate must be a Chartered Librarian and should also possess the following:
      • A good Honours Degree, Master's Degree and PhD in Library and Information Science.
      • A minimum of fifteen (15) years post-graduation and professional experience in an Institution of Higher Learning or other recognized body.

    The Candidate:

    The Candidate for the position is expected to be a person:

    • With good leadership qualities who can inspire and motivate staff under him/her
    • Of high integrity; who promotes excellence;
    • With excellent physical and mental health;
    • That is focused on innovative and computer literate.
    • Who must not be older than 59 years at the time of application.

    Salary and Conditions of Service

    • The appointment is for a period of five (5) year effective from the date of assumption of duty and may be extended by one year subject to good performance.
    • The salary is as applicable to similar positions in Federal Universities in Nigeria and as may be determined from time to time by the University Governing Council.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit thirty (30) copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae in the following order:

    • Names in full (Surname first, in capital letters)
    • Place and Date of Birth
    • Permanent Home Address
    • Present Postal Address
    • Telephone Number(s) & Email Address
    • Nationality/State of Origin
    • Marital Status
    • Number & Ages of Children (if any)
    • Secondary and Post Secondary Education (including dates & Institutions)
    • Academic & Professional Qualifications (including distinctions with dates)
    • Present Employment indicating present status and salary
    • Statement of previous experience.
    • Publications (if applicable) including authorship stating contributions (evidence to support contributions should be produced where possible).
    • Extra-Curricular Activities
    • Names and addresses of three (3) Referees.

    In addition to stating the names and addresses of Referees, applicants should request each of their nominated Referees to send a Confidential Report on them to the "Registrar" via the address below and "Confidential Report" clearly marked on the envelope which must be sealed.

    All Applications and other correspondences should be forwarded in sealed envelopes directly to the "Registrar" via the address below and the "Post of University Librarian, FUTO" clearly marked on the envelope:
    The Registrar,
    Federal University of Technology,
    P.M.B. 1526, Owerri,
    Imo State.

    Note: Only the applications of shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged

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