College Librarian needed at Osun State College of Education, apply

April 17 2018, 14:30pm


College Librarian needed at Osun State College of Education, apply

Osun State College of Education - The College is an institution established to produce middle level teaching personnel in humanities, science, technical and vocational sectors. As a tertiary institution, the College is rooted in the practice of the best traditions, principles and conduct of higher education with emphasis on teaching and research, To this end, the College runs Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) programmes on regular and part-time basis and in affiliation with the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti and also runs frill-time Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) courses in a number of disciplines

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for consideration for appointment into the vacant position in the College:

Job Title: College Librarian


Job Description

  • The College Librarian is a Principal Officer and responsible to the Provost for the day-today administration and the control of the use of library services of the College.
  • He/she should provide the College Management with appropriate advice and support for all of the institution’s library services and procurements for the smooth academic activities in the college.

Qualification & Experience

  • Prospective candidates must hold a first degree in any discipline or MLS or its equivalent with at least fifteen (15) years cogitate experience.
  • It is necessary for the applicant to have relevant publications in journals and textbooks with standard expected of a Chief Lecturer.
  • In addition, he/she must be a member of at least one professional library body and not below the rank of Chief Librarian.
  • Possession of adequate skills and knowledge of ICT is compulsory.


  • The tenure of the College Librarian as Principal Officers of the College is for a single term of 5 (five) years.

Conditions of Service

  • The successful candidates shall hold office on terms and conditions obtainable in Colleges of Education in Nigeria and as may be determined by the State Government of Osun appropriate College Law and the Governing Council.
  • They will enjoy all fringe benefits and allowances normally attached to their respective positions in Nigeria Colleges of Education.

Application Closing Date
2nd May, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their three sets of the photocopies of theft credentials and twenty (20) typewritten copies of their applications and Curriculum Vitae, giving the following information in the order listed below:

  • Full name in capital letters
  • Post Desired
  • Date of Birth
  • Place of Birth and State of Origin
  • Nationality
  • Permanent Home Address
  • Current Postal Address
  • Marital Status
  • Number of Children with Names and Age
  • Institutions Attended with Dates
  • Academic Qualifications with Dates
  • Professional Qualifications with Dates
  • General and Specific Working Experience with Dates
  • Details of Administrative Experience and Service to the Community, with details of status and dates.
  • Present Employment, Status, Salary and Employer
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • Any other relevant information not covered in above
  • As a Bursar/Director of Works attached your typewritten vision for the new College on a single page
  • Names and Address of three (3) referees (one of whom must be a Professional or an Authority in practice and another and current or immediate past employer).

All Application should be sent and addressed under confidential cover in sealed envelope marked "College Librarian Position," to:
The Registrar and Secretary to Governing Council, 
Osun State College of Education, 
Osun State.

Reference Letter

Referees are to send their reports on candidates under confidential cover directly to the Registrar and Secretary to Council, commenting clearly on the candidate’s character, academic and managerial abilities.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged



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