Futo Nigeria Recruitment 2012 for University Librarian

Futo Nigeria Recruitment 2012 for University Librarian

The Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), Imo State has recruitment for the post of University Librarian. The University Librarian is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day to day administration of the University Library and the co-ordination of the Library services in the University.

The Successful candidate is also responsible for the short, medium and long term planning, administration and expansion of collections and services of the Library and their maintenance at a level to meet the teaching, research and all programmes of the University..

  • The candidates must possess a good honors degree/masters degree and a Ph.D in Library and Information Science.
  • He/she should have at least fifteen (15) years post graduation and professional experience.
  • Membership of the Nigerian Library Association is required
  • Candidates are expected to be a person(s) with good leadership qualities who can Inspire and motivate staff under them;
  • Candidates are expected to be a person(s) of high integrity, who promotes merit
  • Candidates are expected to be a person(s) who enjoy excellent physical and mental health;
  • Candidates are expected to be a person(s) who are focused and Innovative; and
  • Candidates are expected to be Computer literate.
Conditions of Service
The appointment is for a period of five years effective from the date of assumption of duty. The salary is as applicable to similar positions in Federal Universities in Nigeria and as may be determined from time to time by the University Government Council.

The deadline is 13th January, 2012 for submission of application.

How to apply?
Candidates for the 2 positions are requested to submit 30 copies of detailed CV highlighting among others:
Names in full; Place and Date of Birth; Home Address; Present Postal Address; Permanent Home Address; Telephone/Mobile Number; Nationality/State of Origin; Marital Status; Number and Ages of Children (if any); Secondary and post secondary education (Including dates and institutions); Academic and Professional Qualifications (including distinction with dates); Present employment, indicating present status and salary; Statement of experience Including Authorship stating contributions; evidence to support contributions should be produced where possible. Extra Curricular Activities and Names and addresses of three (3) Referees.

In addition to stating the names and addresses of Referees, applicants should request each of their nominated Referees to send a Confidential Report on them to the Registrar, Federal University of Technology, P.M.B. 1526, Owerri.

All applications and other correspondences should be forwarded in sealed envelopes directly to the Registrar and the post clearly marked for example "POST OF University Librarian, FUTO".

Only the applications of shortlisted candidates Will be acknowledged.

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