University Librarian

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The Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike (AE-FUNAI) is one of the twelve federal universities established in 2011 in Ebonyi State.

We hereby invite applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the under-listed vacant post:

Job Title: University Librarian

Location: Ebonyi

The Position

  • The University Librarian shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the overall administration of the University Library systems inclusive of libraries in Colleges, Faculties, Departments and other teaching or research units.
  • The University Librarian is also responsible for coordinating and providing library services for the entire University Community.


Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

The Person

  • The University Librarian is a Principal Officer and is the head of the University’s Library.
  • Candidate for the post shall be visionary and 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 of the University.

Qualifications and Experience
Candidate for this post shall:

  • Be professionally qualified and be a practising Librarian.
  • Possess a good honours Degree and a PhD in Library and Information Science or any other related discipline from a recognized University, with at least Twelve (12) years of cognate experience preferably in a University Library. At least, ten (10) years of this experience must have been at top management / leadership position in a recognized University, including having served as Deputy University Librarian or Reader Librarian for at least five (5) years.
  • Have published in professionally refereed journals to merit professorial status. At least, he / she should show evidence of considerable Scholarship.
  • Persons who have served as University Librarian in a Public University need not apply.
  • Be a registered member of the Library Registration Council of Nigeria
  • (LRCN).
  • Be computer literate and proficient in relevant computer applications and particularly, a thorough understanding of the applications of technologies to library operations and services.

Salary and Condition of Service

  • The salary and condition of service of the University Librarian shall be as obtainable in Federal Universities in Nigeria.

Application Closing Date
26th February, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidate should submit Fifteen (15) copies of his / her Applications, CV and photocopies of Credentials. The CV should highlight the following:

  • Full Name (Surname first in capital letters)
  • Place and Date of Birth
  • Marital Status
  • Number and Ages of Children
  • E-mail and Telephone numbers
  • Postal Address
  • Permanent Home Address
  • Nationality
  • State of Origin and LGA
  • Schools attended and qualifications with dates
  • Positions held with dates
  • Membership of Professional Bodies
  • Names and Addresses of 3 Referees

Application should be submitted under confidential cover in sealed envelope with position applied for boldly marked at the top left hand, addressed to:
The Registrar,
Alex Ekwueme Federal University,
Ndufu-Alike (AE-FUNAI),
P.M.B. 1010, Abakaliki,
Ebonyi State.

Note: Applicant are expected to request their referees to forward their reports under confidential cover to the Registrar.

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About Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike
Job Summary
January 15, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 12years
February 26, 2020
Teaching / Education Services
Education Services/ Research
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