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University Librarian - Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano PhD / Fellowship Job

2024-05-28 10:30   Administrative / Management   Kano   30 views
Job Details

The Duties

The University Librarian is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the implementation of the policy of the University concerning the development of the University Library and the coordination of library services in the University and its faculties, departments and other teaching and research units.
In accordance with section 14 of Yusuf Maitama Sule University Law 2012, the University Librarian shall hold office for a tenure of five (5) years.
The candidates must have clean and impeccable records of service and demonstrate evidence of high level of professional competence.
The candidates must possess high accountability, transparency, integrity and probity.

Qualifications and Experience
The candidates for the post of University Librarian shall possess the following qualifications and qualities:

Must possess a Ph.D. Degree in Library and Information Science or Library Science obtained from a recognized institution and NYSC certificate.
Possession of relevant and recognized professional qualifications obtained from any of the following professional bodies such as LRCN, NLA, IFLA, ALA, etc.
Evidence of proficiency in IT and knowledge of Library databases.
The applicants must have acquired a minimum of fifteen (15) years cognate experience, at least three (3) of which must have been as a Senior Librarian or a senior Lecturer in a University.
The candidates must not be older than sixty (60) years as at the time of taking up the appointment.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service
The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of University Librarian in Nigerian Universities and as may be determined from time to time by the University Governing Council.

Company Description
The Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa (SLU) was founded by the Jigawa State Government on May 13, 2013. It was licensed by the Federal Government of Nigeria through the National Universities Commission (NUC) as the 39th State University in Nigeria and the 129th in the Nigerian University System. T... read morehe University is located in the Kafin Hausa town, a rapidly growing cosmopolitan centre, which is also the headquarters of the Kafin Hausa local government area. The University’s location has had long historical links with the major towns and cities of Jigawa State, and other major metropolitan areas such as Kano, Azare, and Bauchi. The University is about one and half hours drive from Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA), Kano.
As a new University, SLU will strive to be a citadel of knowledge devoted to local, national, and global development. The University will serve the critical needs of the catchment area, the community, the nation, and the world as a whole. The University will seek to be a top class university based on the best traditions of academic research and service excellence, so that it becomes, with time, a magnet to scholars and researchers. This means the University will develop the potentials of the individual and the society by building excellent academic and research facilities, including ICT resources all of which will contribute to the creation of the most serene environment for research and learning within the University.
SLU is poised to attract a diverse and international cast of scholars and student body, support sound research and teaching on local and global issues, and to create academic relationships with many universities and higher education institutions in Nigeria and across the world. It expects all areas of the University to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to produce graduates that are imbued with entrepreneurial skills so that they will be able to contribute to the development of the community, the nation, and the world.