VACANCY FOR THE POST OF COLLEGE LIBRARIAN

ADEYEMI COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

P. M. B. 520, ONDO


INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT 


VACANCY FOR THE POST OF COLLEGE LIBRARIAN 

PREAMBLE

Established in 1964, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, remains one of the foremost teacher training institutions in Nigeria. In recent times, it has emerged as a pacesetter in teacher education. Apart from the award of NCE certificates, it started running degree programmes in 1982 in affiliation with Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. Presently, the College has a vacancy for the position of College Librarian.

Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of College Librarian.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


The College Librarian shall be responsible to the Provost for the administration of the College Library with particular emphasis on the virtual library as an effective complement to the conventional library, and the coordination of Library Services in all the teaching units of the College. 


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

1. Applicant must possess MLS with at least 18 years cognate experience. Relevant publications in journals and textbooks equivalent to that of a Chief Lecturer is a must. Possession of a PhD in Library/Information Science will be an added advantage.

2. Candidate must not be more than 59 years as at the time of appointment.

3. Applicant must not be below the rank of Principal Librarian in a College of Education or Polytechnic.

ICT COMPETENCY

With a robust and scalable ICT infrastructure, Adeyemi College of Education has become a leading ICT institution in the country. The digitization of all College documents from 1964, the development of an electronic archival system as well as the deployment of an Electronic Document Management System that will usher in a full paperless administration make it mandatory for interested applicants for the position of College Librarian to be those that can effectively drive a 21st century e-compliant Library in line with global standards.

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 

The successful applicant for the position shall be placed on CONPCASS 9. Other relevant benefits and allowances are as spelt out in the Conditions of Service for Colleges of Education and as approved by the Governing Council.


The appointment shall be for an initial period of five (5) years but renewable for another term of five (5) years, subject to satisfactory performance and no more.


METHOD OF APPLICATION

Applicant is requested to submit twenty-five (25) copies of the application as well as photocopies of credentials and curriculum vitae which should contain the following information:

i. Full Names with Surname underlined

ii. Place and Date of Birth

iii. Nationality

iv. Marital Status

v. Name of Spouse

vi. Number and Ages of Children

vii. State of Origin/Local Government

viii. Permanent Address

ix. Current Postal Address and Contact Telephone Number(s)

x. E-mail Address

xi. Name and Address of Next of Kin

xii. Educational Institutions Attended with Dates

xiii. Qualifications (Academic and Professional)

xiv. Working Experience with Dates

xv. Names, Addresses and Positions of Three (3) Referees 

xvi. Name and Address of Present Employer 

xvii. Publications

xviii. Any other relevant information


Candidates should inform their three (3) referees to forward references on them marked “Confidential” to reach the office of the Registrar before the closing date.


Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.


SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

Applications, which are to be received not later than six (6) weeks from the date of this publication, should be submitted under confidential cover in an envelope marked “College Librarian” at the upper left-corner and forwarded to: 


The Registrar

Adeyemi College of Education

P.M.B. 520 

Ondo, Ondo State


Please note that applicants are also required to submit the electronic copies of their applications, credentials and curriculum vitae in PDF format to [email protected]


O. O. Fakorede (Mrs)

Registrar


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