• Librarian at The American University of Nigeria (AUN)

  • Posted on: 20 June, 2016 Deadline: 1 July, 2016
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  • The American University of Nigeria (AUN) was established in 2003. The institution was conceived as Africa’s first Development University. Its mission is to pioneer service learning and build leaders who will be prepared to tackle societal concerns. Located in Yola, Adamawa State, the University is a world-class career-oriented institution missioned to be an agent of change in the development of the region. AUN has a strong commitment to providing the skills and the leadership essential to solving the continent’s critical social and economic problems.

    The University offers an American – style education modelled after the curriculum of American universities with corresponding approaches to teaching and students assessment. The first entering class of 124 students and 20 professors was enrolled in September 2005. In ten years, AUN is fast becoming a model for other universities in Nigeria and West Africa.

    Librarian

     

    SUMMARY OF POSITION:

     

    The Librarian, American University of Nigeria School of Law is charged with the responsibility of overseeing all aspects of library operations, including: budgeting, hiring and supervision of other library staff, strategic planning with respect to the future growth and development of the law library, and initiating and monitoring library programs and services. This person shall ensures that the Law Library’s collection and resources are sufficient to meet the primary goal of supporting the teaching and research needs of the School of Law’s faculty, staff and students, and ensures that the Law Library is in compliance with accreditation standards of the Council of Legal Education and the National Universities Commission, and supports the Library’s relations with the AUN School of Law, the University, library consortia, and professional organizations in accordance with the policies and procedures of the University.

     

    Position Requirements:

     

    • A Master’s degree or good first Degree in Law or related discipline from a recognized University
    • Membership of Librarians Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN).
    • A minimum of three years industry experience working as a librarian.
    • Experience of working in an Academic environment is highly beneficial
    • Should possess strong organizational and people skills
    • Should possess Strong written and oral communications skills
    • Should be proficient in the use of Information and Communications Technology tools and e-resources.

     

     

    Other requirements, abilities for the position:

     

    • This person may also have certain teaching, service, scholarship, and/or other administrative or support responsibilities.
    • Ability to develop a work schedule, set goals, creates / implements actions plans and monitor progress towards goals.
    • Skill in developing and maintaining effective working relationships.
    • Skill in typing/word processing and use of personal computer/software.
    • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and confidentiality.

     

    Description of Benefits:

    Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.

    Method of Application

    Suitably qualified candidates should submit their resumes, cover letters and references to recruitment@aun.edu.ng before the closing date of this publication. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at www.americanuniversitynigeria.org

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