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European University of Nigeria (EUN) Recruitment for Librarian

The European University of Nigeria (EUN) is a newly established and NUC licensed university located in Abuja (FCT), Nigeria, with a vision to be a foremost globally-recognized institution raising competent individuals capable of responding to economic and technological needs of the society and the environment.

We invite applications from suitable candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Librarian

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Job Description

  • The University Librarian is a Principal Officer of the University responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the over-all administration of the University Library including all branches and extensions and for providing library services for the entire University community.

Functions

  • Collect and systematize adequate and relevant library materiels
  • Ensure regular training and development of library professional and support staff
  • Allocate the approved funds of the library and give returns on uition
  • Ensure that library professional staff comply with the rules of the Librarian Registration Council
  • Ensure that the library is digitalized, computerized, networked, and integrated into national and international networks
  • Facilitate inter-library cooperation and provide access to the resources of other libreries
  • Generate revenue outside the allocation by the University
  • Procure and organize teaching and research materials from various publishing outfits based on the requirements of the faculties, departments and other units of the University
  • Provide bibliographic instructions to users and provide circulation and reprographic services to users of the library
  • Provide current awareness services on new accessions through the library bulletin, accessions lists, displays, exhibits, etc.

Required Qualifications

  • Possess a good Honours Degree in Library and Information Services from a recognized University, plus a Higher Degree (preferably PHD) with at least 12 years relevant experience, preferably in a University or other institutions of higher learning
  • Be professionally qualified and be a practicing librarian
  • Have contributed to knowledge through research and publications in reputable journals, as well as possess proven records of sound administrative leadership;
  • Be computer literate and proficient in computer applications
  • Be registered member of the Librarians’ Registration Council of Nigeria (RON)

Conditions of Service

  • The University Librarian shall serve for a term of five years.
  • The remuneration shall be negotiated which may be improved from time to time with performance

Deadline: 2nd August, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: europeanuniversityofnigeria@gmail.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

All applicants are required to comply with the following conditions:

  • Each application should be accompanied with a copy of the candidate’s Application Letter, the statement of his/her vision for the university under his/her leadership and current Curriculum Vitae duly signed and dated by the candidate.
  • The curriculum vitae must indude the candidate’s name in full, age, marital status, educational attainment, nationality, professional and academic achievements and any other relevant information.
  • Each application should include the names and addresses of three referees (at least one should be able to testify to the academic standing of the candidate and another to his/her moral character and integrity).
  • Each referee should be contacted by the applicant to forward their reports directly to the email: europeanuniversityofnigeria@gmail.com
  • Each application must be accompanied by a statement of the candidate’s vision of the university.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for discussion and or interview.

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