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Latest Vacancies at Al-Qalam University Katsina, 16th July, 2019

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Al-Qalam University Katsina wishes to notify the general public and interested persons in accordance with provisions of the University law that applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Deputy Librarian

Location: Katsina

Functions and Duties

  • Deputy Librarian deputizes and assists the Librarian in co-coordinating the day-to-day administration of the library
  • He/she acts on behalf of the University Librarian when he is not on seat for the day-to-day running of the affairs of the library.

Qualification and Experience
Candidates who wish to apply for the position MUST fulfill the following:

  • Possess a good honours Degree with a minimum of Second Class, Master’s or Ph.D in Library Science or Library and Information Science or related field from a recognized University
  • Have at least twelve years relevant working experience in a Tertiary Institution; seven of which must have been in a recognized University.
  • Be computer literate with adequate knowledge of its application in library services
  • Possess relevant scholarly publications
  • Demonstrate ability to provide cognate Academic and Administrative leadership with proven ability to carry colleagues and subordinates along
  • Professional membership is essential and of great advantage.


Job Title: 
University Librarian

Location: Katsina

Functions and Duties

  • University Librarian is one of the Principal Officers of the University who shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the overall coordination and administration of the library as prescribed by statutory rules.

Qualification and Experience
Candidates who wish to apply for the position of University Librarian must fulfill the following:

  • Possess a good honours Degree with a minimum of Second Class, Master’s and Ph.D in Library Science, Library and Information Science or related field from a recognized University
  • He/she must be a registered member of the Librarians Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN)
  • He/She must possess considerable literacy in computer applications in particular relevant to new technologies in library operations
  • Evidence of proven and sound administrative leadership record with ability to manage and carry colleagues along, and
  • The candidate must not be more than sixty years of age at the time of assumption of office.
  • Demonstrate academic excellence in quality publications, teaching and research as well as credible community service
  • He/She must have spent at least 15 years relevant working experience in a Tertiary Institution, preferably in a recognized University

 

Conditions of Service

  • The position of University Librarian is a tenure appointment for initial four years and renewable for another final four years upon satisfactory performance
  • Fringe benefits include pension in accordance with the contributory pension scheme and appropriate allowances as may be approved from time to time by the University Council.

Deadline: 27th August, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates are to submit twenty (20) copies each of their credentials with detailed Curriculum Vitae including soft copies. The Curriculum Vitae must contain the following below:

  • Full name (surname first in capital letters)
  • Marital status
  • Date and place of birth, Local Government of Origin, State and Nationality
  • Number and ages of children (if any)
  • Current contact address
  • Educational qualifications obtained with dates
  • Professional qualifications obtained with dates
  • Working experience, present status and rank
  • Details of research work and publications with attached evidences
  • Details of administrative experience and community service with dates
  • Details of working experience including former and present posts
  • Any other relevant information not captured above
  • Names and addresses of three referees; one of whom must be a reputable professional Librarian and another current or immediate past employer.

Applications should be addressed and forwarded to:
The Registrar,
Al-Qalam University Katsina,
P.M.B 2137, Katsina,
Katsina State.

Note

  • Candidates should request their referees to send reports on them under confidential cover to the Registrar, Al-Qalam University Katsina
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

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