Bayero University, Kano Vacancy for University Librarian

Bayero University, Kano – This is to inform the general public that the office of the Librarian of Bayero University, Kano, will be vacant very soon. Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position below: 

Job Title: University Librarian

Location: Kano


  • The University Librarian is the Principal Officer of the University answerable to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration and control of Library matters of the University.
  • He/She shall be in charge of the management and administration of the University Library services, staff and facilities in the main Library as well as in the faculties and centres. He/She shall also be responsible for linkages with other library organizations and publishers, both national and international.

Candidates shall possess the following qualifications and qualities:

  • A relevant Ph.D. degree
  • Versatility in information technology (IT) and library automation
  • A good record of scholarly publications through reputable medium
  • Shall not be below the rank of a Deputy Librarian or equivalent in a University setting
  • Shall have a minimum of 15 years’ cognate experience and the capacity to initiate research in a university system or comparable organization
  • Shall not be above the age of 65 years at the point of assumption of duty
  • Membership of relevant professional associations is an added advantage.

Condition of Service
The salary and other conditions of services shall be in accordance with what obtains in the Nigerian University System.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit twenty (20) copies of their application and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae with contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses, and copies of supporting documents. They should also request three referees to send confidential reports on them directly to:
The Registrar,
Bayero University,
Kano State.

All applications and the supporting documents, including the referee reports, to be clearly marked “Application for the post of University Librarian” should reach to:
The Registrar,
Bayero University
P.M.B 3011,
Kano State.

Deadline: 26th October, 2016.

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