Librarian at the Kaduna State University (KASU)


The Kaduna State University (KASU) was established under the Kaduna State Law promulgated in May, 2004. The promulgation was a consequence of the obvious and felt need to boost higher education in the State. Consequently, two campuses were approved, one in Kaduna town and the other in Kafanchan. At present, the University has a total of seven faculties, thirty seven departments and twenty nine programmes fully established. In addition, there is a College of Basic Studies that runs Remedial Programmes in both Campuses. The University has established a Postgraduate School and a College of Health Sciences.

Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Librarian

Location: Kaduna
Employment Type: Contract
Contract Duration: 5 years


  • The post of the University Librarian, Kaduna State University will be vacant with effect from 5th February, 2023. Thus, in accordance with the provisions of the Kaduna State University Law, the position of the University Librarian is hereby advertised for suitably qualified persons to apply.

The Job

  • The University Librarian shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the provision of Library Services in the University and its constituent Departments and Campuses.

Qualifications and Experience
Candidates applying for the position of the University Librarian must possess the following:

  • PhD in Library Science or in Library and Information Science.
  • Considerable Academic Publications
  • At least Fifteen (15) years relevant working experience in the
  • Library of a Tertiary Institution, preferably a recognised University.
  • Be a registered member of the Librarians Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN).

Conditions of Service

  • The appointment for the post of University Librarian will be for a single term of five (5) years.
  •  Salary and allowances shall be as applicable to the post of University Librarian in the Nigerian University system and as may be defined by the University’s Governing Council from time to time.
  • The candidate shall not be more than 60 years at the time of application. Individuals who have served as University Librarian in any University in the past eight (8) years or who are currently serving as University Librarian need not apply.

Application Closing Date
28th November, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward Ten (10) copies each of their credentials, signed and dated Curriculum Vitae (VC) with the following information:

  • Full Name – Surname first
  • Marital Status
  • Date and Place of Birth, Local Government Area, State of Origin and Nationality
  • Current Postal Address
  • Educational Qualifications obtained with Dates
  • Academic and Professional Bodies/Associations
  • Present Working Experience, Status and Salary Level
  • Publications
  • Hobbies
  • Names and Addresses of three (3) Referees, one of whom must be your Present Employer, if any.

Candidates are required to submit their applications under confidential cover in an envelope, sealed and marked “Post of University Librarian, Kaduna State University” and addressed to:
The Registrar & Secretary to Council,
Kaduna State University,
Tafawa Balewa Way, P. M. B. 2339,
Kaduna State.


  • The University shall not entertain any correspondence from any candidate on this matter.
  • The appointment is only in accordance with the Kaduna State University Law.


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