Friday, November 20, 2015

Vacancy for the Post of University Librarian Western Delta University

WESTERN DELTA UNIVERSITYP.M.B. 10
OGHARA, DELTA STATE


VACANCY FOR THE POST OF UNIVERSITY
LIBRARIAN AND SENIOR LIBRARIAN





The Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State, Nigeria, a fully licensed private University approved by the Federal Government in May 2007 invites suitably qualified candidates for the vacant positions of

UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN and SENIOR LIBRARIAN.


(A) THE POSITION OF UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN

The University Librarian who is a Principal Officer, shall be in-charge of the University Library. He shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the operations of the University Library.

For the post of University Librarian, candidates must be innovative, versatile and proactive with vision, good managerial ability, integrity and transparency in private and public life and who should be able to provide the Management of the University with appropriate advice and support for all of the institution's library transactions. The right candidate should have the ability to generate ideas that would facilitate the development of the University's Library.

Qualification:

Candidates must possess a good Honours Degree from a recognized University as well as a Masters Degree in Library Science (MLS), with adequate Research Publications. The possession of a Ph.D. will be an added advantage. Applicants must also be computer literate.

Experience:

Candidates must have had at least sixteen (16) years of post- qualification, full-time, cognate experience in a public/private University, the last five years of which must be at Management level.

(B) SENIOR LIBRARIAN

Qualification and Experience:


Same as that of the University Librarian but with at least Ten (10) years experience.
Salary and Conditions of Service:
The remuneration and conditions of service for the positions are as applicable in Nigerian Universities and as may be determined by the Governing Council from time to time.
The successful candidate for the post of the University Librarian shall hold office for a term of five (5) years in the first instance. hold office for a term of five (5) years in the first instance.

Fringe benefits include pension in consonance with the Contributory Pension Scheme and appropriate allowances as may be approved from time-to-time by the University Governing Council.

Method of Application:

Applicants are required to submit fifteen (15) copies of their applications and detailed Curriculum Vitae highlighting among others, the following:
(i) Full Names (ii) Place and Date of Birth (in) Permanent Home Address (iv) Contact Address (v) Cell Phone Number (vi) e-mail Address (vii) Nationality (viii) Marital Status (ix Number and Names
of Children (if any) (x) Educational Institutions Attended with Dates (xi) Academic Qualifications with Dates (xii) Professional Qualifications (xiii) Employment Records (xiv) Statement of Experience (xv) Publications (xvi) Extra Curricular Activities (xvii) Names & Addresses of Three Referees, etc.
All applications are to be submitted under confidential cover with the envelope marked "POST OF UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN, WDU OR "SENIOR LIBRARIAN, WDU, as the case may be and should be addressed to the:

The Registrar & Secretary to Council,
Western Delta University,
Oghara, Delta State,
Nigeria

to reach him not later than four (4) weeks from the date of publication of this advertisement. Applicants should inform their three Referees to forward their CONFIDENTIAL REPORTS to the above address within the same deadline.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Sgd
G. 0. Egbri
Registrar & Secretary to Council


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