Delta State University – The post of the Librarian, Delta State University is presently vacant. In accordance with the provision of the Delta State University, the position is hereby advertised for interested persons to apply, Interested applicants are requested to note the following:
The University Librarian is the Head and Officer in charge of the University Library, and shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the administration of the University Library and co-ordination of Library services in the University and its Campuses, Colleges, Faculties, Departments, Institutions and other teaching or research units.
Qualification and Experience
Candidates for the post of the University Librarian must possess Doctoral degree plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Librarianship or a Doctoral degree in Library Science from a recognized university and membership of relevant professional bodies plus at least eighteen (18) years post qualification experience, most of which (12 years) must be within a University Library. He or she should have adequate publications in reputable National and International journals. He/she must possess adequate leadership experience as well as high degree of competence, integrity and dependability. The person must be computer literate. Candidates below the rank of Deputy University Librarian need not apply.
Salary Scale (New Consolidated Salary Structure) CONUASS 7 Step 1.
Condition of Service
The appointment shall be for a single tenure of five (5) years on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment. Other allowances and fringe benefits are as applicable in the Nigerian University System.
The candidate must not be more than 60 years of age at the time of assumption of office.
Method of Application
Interested candidates are required to forward 25 copies of typewritten applications and Curriculum Vitae accompanied with photocopies of their certificates and relevant credentials to:
Delta State University,
P.M.B. 1, Abraka,
Not later than four (4) weeks, from the date of publication of this advertisement, in any case, not later than 20th October, 2016. Late application will not be entertained.
Candidates are required to give the following information: Full Names (Surname first). Date and Place of Birth, Nationality, State of Origin, Local Government of Origin, Permanent Home Address, Current Contact Address, Marital Status, Number of Children (with dates of birth). Educational institutions attended with dates, Qualifications obtained (with dates), Details of Previous and Present Appointments, Publications (if any/where applicable), Extra-Curricula Activities and Names and Addresses of three Referees.
Candidates should also request their referees to send reports on them under confidential cover, direct to the Registrar from whom further details may be obtained.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.