University Librarian jobs vacancies at Gombe State University Nigeria  2012

The Governing Council of Gombe State University hereby announces a vacancy for the post of University Librarian in line with provisions of the University Laws 2004 First Schedule Sub-Section 14.


Position: University Librarian


The University Librarian, a Principal Officer of the University, is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the administration of the University Library and the Coordination of all Library services in the University.


Qualification and Experiences of the Candidates

Candidates for the post of University Librarian must have a good second class honour degree, Maters and Ph.D. in the relevant field from a recognized institution(s), professional qualifications academic excellence, quality publications, and teaching and credible community service. In addition he/her should be computer literate and show evidence of considerable scholarship and understanding of the application of new technologies to library operation and services. The person should also have at least fifteen (15) years post- qualification experience in a reputable university library, comparable Institution or research institution.   He must be a person with leadership qualities,   high integrity, and unquestionable character and be an outstanding manager of men and resources.


Salary and Condition of Service

The Salary is as approved for University Librarians in Nigerian Universities. The duration of the appointment is as specified in the University law.


Method of Application

Interested candidates should forward their applications and 20 copies of their current Curriculum Vitae duly signed giving the following information:

  1.        i.            Full names, current postal address, permanent home address
  2.      ii.            Place and Date of Birth
  3.   iii.            Nationality
  4.   iv.            State of origin
  5.      v.            Marital Status
  6.   vi.            Number and age of children
  7. Educational institutions attended with dates
  8. Qualifications obtained with dates
  9.   ix.            Details of previous & current appointments with dates
  10.      x.            Hobbies
  11.   xi.            Names & addresses of three (3) Referees one (1) of whom must be the Chief Executive / Head of the applicants present employer.


The envelope should be marked “Application for the Post of University Librarian”, and addressed to:

The Vice – Chancellor, Gombe State University,

P.M.B 127, Tudun Wada Gombe,

Gombe State-Nigeria.


Referee Report

Candidates should please request their Referees to forward confidential reports attesting to their character, integrity and capability, in a sealed envelope and marked “CONFIDENTIAL”.

And Referee reports must reach the Vice – Chancellor not later than 27th December, 2012



Only shortlisted applications will be acknowledged.


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