APPLY NOW FOR NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA RECRUITMENT 2020

Apply Now For National Open University of Nigeria Recruitment 2020.

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APPLY NOW FOR NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA RECRUITMENT 2020

The National Open University of Nigeria is Nigeria’s leading – and only specialist – provider of open and distance learning at the tertiary level. We are also the country’s largest tertiary institution in terms of student numbers.

APPLY NOW FOR NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA RECRUITMENT 2020

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The National Open University of Nigeria operates from its Administrative Headquarters located in Lagos. Nigeria, with study centres throughout the country. Currently, the student enrolment stands at over 120,000 and is expected to double by the second quarter of the year.

In accordance with the provisions of the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Decree No. 11 of 1993 as amended by the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Act, 2003, the Governing Council of the University wishes to commence the process for the appointment of suitable and qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: University Librarian
Location: Abuja
Job Descriptions

The University Librarian is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the overall administration and coordination of the University Library, its branches in the Schools and Study Centres as well as providing services for the entire University Community.
Interested candidates are requested to note that a Distance Education (DE) or Distance Learning (DL) Librarian is a specialised academic Librarian whose primary duties involve serving the information needs of distance education students, and staff.

 

APPLY NOW FOR NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA RECRUITMENT 2020
This position typically involves coordinating the duties of many librarians and library staff to ensure adequate access to library resources for those who enrol in, and teach distance education courses. This means that the successful candidate will be required to administer and develop the Libraries at the Headquarters, Schools and Study Centres to meet the University’s increasing needs, for its undergraduate, post-graduate and research programmes.
In addition, He/She is to:

Ensure that distance education students and staff have the same access as on-campus students in conventional universities to essential services including reference assistance, library materials, bibliography instruction, interlibrary loan and document delivery, as well as access to reserve materials;

Prepare library budgets;
Serve as primary contact at the library for distance education students and staff;
Design, maintain and access distance education library web-pages and user interfaces;
Create specialised online tutorials covering topics such as information literacy education and using of remotely accessible library database;

Assist staff with designing course-specific web-pages and providing intellectual property rights.
Must be in excellent physical and mental health.
Requirements

The candidate for the post of Librarian must possess a good earned honours Degree, Masters in Library Science (MLS) and Ph.D from a recognized University, with at least fifteen (15) years relevant post-professional qualification experience in an institution of higher learning.
The candidate is also expected to:

Not be below the rank of Deputy Librarian;
Have scholarly publications in reputable journals;
Be a member of the following:
Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria
Nigeria Library Association

Be computer literate and proficient in relevant computer applications as applicable to the running of a complex and modern University Library.
Terms and Conditions of Service Applicable to the Post

The University Librarian shall hold office for a single term of five (5) years only on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment.

The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Librarian in all Federal Universities in Nigeria and as may be determined from time to time by the Federal Government/Governing Council of the University.
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Note

Each application should include the names and addresses of three referees.
Each applicant should request each of his/her referees to forward, direct to the Registrar, a confidential report on the candidate’s character, academic and managerial abilities in a properly sealed envelope marked: Post of Registrar: Referee’s Report, or Post of Bursar: Referee’s Report, or Post of University Librarian: Referee’s Report with name of candidate at the top left-hand corner of the envelope.

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