Deputy University Librarian

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University of Benin, Benin City, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the academic position below: 

Job Title: Deputy University Librarian 
 Benin City, Edo

Job Description

  • Deputy University Librarian shall be responsible to the University Librarian for the administration of libraries (both Central and Faculty Libraries) and for providing library services from these to the entire University community.

The Person

  • Applicant for the post of Deputy University Librarian must have in the past exhibited considerable degree of competence, responsiveness on matters of administration and management of the Library.
  • He/She will be responsible to the University Librarian.
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements


  • Applicant must possess a good University degree in Library Science and a Ph.D in Library and Information Science with fifteen (15) publications with at least 10 years relevant experience.
  • Applicant must have contributed to knowledge through research and publications in reputable journals.

Salary and Conditions of Service

  • The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Deputy University Librarian of all Nigerian Federal Universities and as may be determined from time-to-time by the Government/Governing Council as appropriate.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit twenty (20) copies of their Applications, vision statement and detailed Curriculum Vitae, highlighting among others, the following:

  • Full Names
  • Place and Date of Birth
  • Home Address
  • Contact Address
  • Nationality
  • Marital Status
  • Number and Ages of Children (if any)
  • Institutions attended with Dates
  • Academic Qualifications Obtained with Date
  • Working Experience
  • Present Employment, indicating present status and salary
  • Extra Curriculum Activities
  • Referees (3)

Each applicant must have three (3) referees who should be requested by the applicant to forward their referees’ report under confidential cover by Courier Service directly to the Vice Chancellor. 

All applications should be submitted by Courier Services under confidential cover in sealed envelopes marked "Post Desired" e.g. Deputy University Librarian, UNIBEN" to reach the:
Office of the Registrar, 
University of Benin, 
P.M.B. 1154, 
Benin City, 
Edo State,

 Only the applications of short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.

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University of Benin also known as UNIBEN - is one of Nigeria's first generation federal universities....
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Job Summary
July 11, 2018
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 15years
August 22, 2018
Administration/ Office/ Operations
Education Services/ Research
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