University Librarian at the Federal University, Gusau — Apply Now

University Librarian at the Federal University, Gusau – Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State – This conventional University was established in January 2013 and currently has three faculties which include: Faculty of Management and Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Education, and Faculty of Science and are also putting in place plans for additional faculties.

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Applications are at this moment invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: University Librarian (CONUASS 5)  University Librarian at the Federal University

Location: Zamfara

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The University Librarian is among members of the University Management and accountable to the Vice-Chancellor and the Council for the day-to-day management and control of the University library.

The university librarian is responsible for the following:

  1. Preparing library budget
  2. Making personal contacts and liaising with departments on book requirements
  3. Framing library policies
  4. Establishing a system for library exchange
  5. Engaging in matters of collective interest for the benefit of readers and users
  6. Performing other duties that may be assigned by the vice-chancellor

University Librarian at the Federal University Job Experience and Qualifications

Applicants for the office of the University Librarian should possess:

A minimum of a higher degree of Master’s in Library and Information Science with fifteen (15) years of experience.

Possession of a Doctorate Degree will be an added advantage

Candidates are also required to have scholarly publications in reputable journals and must be a member of the following:

  • Committee of University Librarians
  • Library Registration Council of Nigeria
  • Nigeria Library Association

Moreover, applicants are expected to be literate and skilled in relevant computer applications as applicable to the running of multiple modem University library.

The candidate must possess:

Good leadership skills

Excellent organization and or administration skills that will command the library staffs respect and loyalty

Maintain own integrity

Should not by the time of appointment be older than 65 years

Must be of good mental and physical health

Terms of Service

The term of service and salary are as obtained in the Federal Universities in Nigeria, and as may be arranged by the University Governing Council. The employment is for five years period.

Application Closing Date

20th February 2019

Process of Application

Candidates who are Interested and qualified for the position are invited to forward their typed Applications in 30 copies with Photocopies of their Certificates and detailed CV (Curriculum Vitae), presenting the following details among others:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Nationality
  • Marital Status
  • Educational Institutions attended with dates
  • Academic, professional and other competencies achieved with dates
  • Work experiences (i.e., posts held, duration and salary earned) and publications (if any)

All Applications should be directed and submitted to:

The Registrar,

Federal University Gusau,

P.M.B. 1001 Gusau,

Zamfara State.


Applicants are required to send the names of the three (3) referees, whereby two (2) of them at least should be capable of attesting to the candidates professional/academic standing and character. Candidates should request their referees to send their confidential reports directly to the address above.

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