University Librarian at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)

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Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) is a federal government research university located in Zaria, Kaduna State. ABU was founded on October 4, 1962, as the University of Northern Nigeria. The university operates three main campuses: Samaru and Kongo in Zaria, and School of Basic Studies in Funtua. The Samaru campus houses the administrative offices, sciences, social-sciences, arts and languages, education, environmental design, engineering, medical sciences agricultural sciences and research facilities. The Kongo campus hosts the Faculties of Law and Administration. The Faculty of Administration consists of Accounting, Business Administration, Local Government and Development Studies and Public Administration Departments. Additionally, the university is responsible for a variety of other institutions and programs at other locations.

The Governing Council of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria hereby invites applications from suitably qualified and interested individuals for the position below:

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Job Title: University Librarian

Location: Zaria, Kaduna

The Job

  • The University Librarian is a Principal officer of the University responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the overall administration of the university Library, its branches and extension and for providing library services for the entire university community.

Qualifications
Candidates for this post must:

  • Possess a good Honours Degree in Library and Information Science from a recognized University, plus a higher Degree (preferably PhD) with at least 15 (fifteen) years relevant experience, preferably in a University or other institutions of highcr learning;
  • Be professionally qualified and be practicing librarians;
  • Have contributed to kiunvledge through research and publications in reputable journals, as well as possess proven records of sound administrative leadership;
  • Be computer literate and proficient in computer applications;
  • Be registered member of the Librarians’ Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN).

Condition of Service

  • The remuneration and conditions of service are as applicable to posts of University Librarians in Nigerian Federal Universities, and as maybe determined by the Council and the Government from time to time.

Method of Application
Qualified and interested candidates are required to submit 30 copies each of application letter and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (attaching photocopies of relevant credentials) under confidential cover in an envelope sealed and marked “Post Of University Librarian, Abu Zaria” and addressed to:
The Registrar and Secretary to Council,
Ahmadu Bello University,
P.M.B. 1045, Zaria,
Kaduna State.

Note: Candidates are advised to request three of their referees to forward reports on them under confidential cover to the Registrar and Secretary to Council, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

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