Education and Training

Latest Recruitment at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University is Federal Government-owned located in Bauchi, Bauchi State with its two (2) campuses at both Yelwa and Gubi campuses. The University is Information and Communication Technology (ICT) driven and has cut a niche for itself in Science, Technology and Engineering courses nationally and internationally. It is envisioned to be a world class University committed to excellence in teaching and research, and the production of a generation of leaders worthy in character; with passion for service and integrity. The university is committed to the advancement of knowledge in science and technology.

The Governing Council hereby invites applications from suitably qualified and interested candidates for appointment of the position below:


Job Title: University Librarian

Location: Bauchi

The Office and Responsibilities

  • The University Librarian shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the administration of the University Library and the co-ordination of the library services in the University and its campuses, colleges, faculties, schools, departments, institutes and other teaching and research units.

Qualification and Experience

  • Candidates should possess a PhD degree in Library Science / Library and Information Science with at least fifteen (15) years cognate experience in University librarianship, out of which five (5) must be as a Deputy Librarian in a recognized University.
  • In addition, the applicant must possess skills in managing small and large libraries particularly in areas of library oriented softwares and systems (SURPASS, Lucidea Integrated Library Systems, Koha ILS, L4U, OPALS, Destiny Library Manager, Handy Library Manager, Insignia Library System, Access-It Library, MODERNLIB, Atriuum, LIBRARIAN, Readerware, etc.).
  • The candidate must possess NYSC Discharge certificate or Exemption certificate or certificate of exclusion where applicable.
  • The candidate should also have an evidence of registration with the Library Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN) and he / she must not be more than 65 years of age at the time of assumption of duty.
  • Candidates should show evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals and ability to initiate, undertake and supervise research, as well as considerable professional and administrative experience to run the library of a University of Science and Technology.

Condition of Service and Remuneration

  • The appointment is for a single term of five (5) years. Salaries and other conditions of service shall be as provided for University Librarians of Federal Universities by the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Governing Council of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi.



Job Title: Director of Works – CONTISS 15

Location: Bauchi


  • The Director of Works inter-alia heads the Directorate, coordinates, and supervises and maintains the physical development, transportation, general maintenance services and projects of the University in such a way as to ensure quality and standard.
  • He shall not compromise the laid down rules and regulations in the execution of University projects. In discharging these duties, the Director of Works is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor.


  • Good honours degree (not below second class lower) in any of the Engineering disciplines (Civil, Electrical and Mechanical), Architecture, Quantity Surveying or Building from a recognized University.
  • Membership registration of COREN, CORBON, QSRBN, ARCON or any other relevant regulatory bodies.
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years cognate experience, five (5) of which shall be in a position of Deputy Director in a University.
  • A good knowledge of any Engineering and Environmental Designs, computer packages (Civil cad, Architecture cad, Prota Structure, Pevit, Matlab, etc).
  • Postgraduate qualifications in the relevant field are added advantage.

The Person

  • The Director of Works must be a person of high integrity who demonstrates transparency in public and private life as well as commands the respect and loyalty of staff of the University.
  • He / she must also be receptive to new ideas and willing to translate them into new projects in line with the phased physical development plans of the University. The Director of Works is on CONTISS 15

Important Points to Note

  • Appointment for the post of Director of Works is for a period of four (4) year single term.
  • The candidate must not be more than sixty (60) years of age at the time of assumption of duty.
  • The candidate must possess NYSC Discharge certificate or Exemption certificate or certificate of exclusion where applicable.
  • The candidate must be well grounded in public procurement process and project management.
  • The terms and conditions as provided by the Conditions of Service of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, apply.
  • Salaries, allowances and conditions of service are as obtained in other Federal Universities and as may be determined from time to time by the Federal Government of Nigeria / Governing Council of the University.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward through a registered courier company thirty (30) copies of applications and thirty (30) copies of detailed Curriculum Vitae with copies of credentials attached; in a sealed envelope and marked “Post of University Librarian” on the top left corner, to reach:
The Registrar,
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University,
P.M.B. 0248, Bauchi,
Bauchi State.

The Curriculum Vitae should highlight the following:

  • Full name (Surname first in capital letters).
  • Date of birth.
  • Place of birth.
  • State of Origin and Local Government Area.
  • Nationality.
  • Marital Status.
  • Permanent home address (not P0. Box or PMB).
  • Current postal address.
  • E-mail address and G.S.M number.
  • Institutions attended with dates.
  • Academic and Professional Qualifications with dates.
  • List of publications with detailed titles, publisher and dates.
  • Honours, distinctions, and membership of professional societies.
  • Working experience with
  • Present employment, salary status and dates.
  • Extracurricular activities.
  • Names and addresses of three (3) referees.
  • Candidates should request their referees to send reports on them, under confidential cover in a sealed envelope and marked “Post of University Librarian” on the top left corner, to the “Registrar, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi”.

Application Deadline 2nd April, 2020.



  • Candidate are enjoined to strictly adhere to all instructions
  • Candidates should request their referees to send reports on them under confidential cover, in a sealed envelope and marked “Post of Director of Works” at the top left corner, to the “Registrar, Abubakar Tafawa” using the address above.
  • Candidates must also be ready to support every claim with documentary evidence (where applicable) and bring the original copies of credentials if invited for interview.

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