Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

University Librarian

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Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka is recruiting for Full time University Librarian

Job Description

Nnamdi Azikiwe University is founded on the philosophy that knowledge should be propagated and disseminated to individuals without let or hindrance. Teaching and Research would be anchored on the needs of the Nigerian and International society generally. Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, after whom the University is named, stands out clearly in the history of University education in Nigeria and Africa in general. In the discharge of its mission, the University shall live up to the ideals of this renowned statesman, by making University education pragmatic, and using it to forge unity among the various communities in Nigeria and the International community.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for appointment to the position of:

Job Title: University Librarian

Location: Awka, Anambra


  • The University Librarian is responsible to the Vice- Chancellor for the Administration of the University Library and the co-ordination of library services in the University and its Campuses, Colleges, Faculties, Schools, Departments, Institutes and other teaching and research units.
  • By virtue of his position, the University Librarian also advises the Vice-Chancellor on budget allocation for books, journals etc.


Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

The candidate must possess the following:

  • A Doctorate degree in Library and Information Science from a recognised University and a member of the Nigerian Library Association of Nigeria (NLA).
  • The candidate should also have a minimum of fifteen (15) years cognate experience in a University Library or a similar system with five (5) out of the fifteen (15) years not being below the rank of a Deputy University Librarian or its equivalent.
  • The candidate must show evidence of considerable scholarship and a thorough understanding of new techniques in library operation services and must be computer literate.
  • He/She must not be above sixty-five (65) years of age before the date of appointment.


Other Conditions of Service

  • In accordance with the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendments) Act, 2012, the appointment shall be for a period of five (5) years and may be renewed for a further period of one year and no more.
  • Other fringe benefits and allowances are as currently applicable to the position in other Federal Universities as prescribed by the Federal Government of Nigeria and as determined from time to time by the governing Council of Nnamdi Azikiwe University.

Application Closing Date
18th December, 2019.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit ten (20) copies of their Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae which should include the following information:

  • Full Names (surname first)
  • Place and date of birth (including day, month and year)
  • Sex
  • Marital status
  • Nationality
  • Number of and ages of children
  • State of origin
  • Local Government Area
  • Hometown
  • Present contact address
  • Institutions attend with dates
  • Academic and Professional Qualifications obtained including places and dates obtained (attach copies)
  • Working experience
  • Publications with dates
  • Name and address of spouse
  • Name and address of next of kin
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • Name and address of spouse
  • Name and address of next of kin
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • Names and addresses of three (3) Referee (one of the Referees must be a Professional or authority in the University)

Candidates are advised to request their Referees to forward the confidential reports on them to the below address.

All Applications are to be submitted under confidential cover in sealed envelopes marked at the top left hand corner "Post of University Librarian’ addressed to:
The Registrar and Secretary to Council,
Nnamdi Azikiwe University,
P.M.B 5025, Awka,
Anambra State.

Note: Only applications of shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

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