The position of University Librarian of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria is vacant. Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position.


The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, was established on 1st January, 1988. It has attained a position of eminence in various Agricultural Sciences, Natural Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Engineering and Management Sciences. The University presently has nine (9) Colleges.


The University Librarian shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the administration of the university library and the coordination of the library services in the University and its campuses, colleges, departments, institutes and other teaching or research units.


Candidates must possess a good honours Degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division, Masters and Doctorate degree in Library or Information Science or related field from a recognised University. Candidate must also have at least ten (10) years experience in an academic library as well as cataloguing and automation experience. A strong proof of continuing research with appreciable evidence of scholarly publications both in quality and quantum in reputable international and national journals is required. Candidate must be able to provide academic and administrative leadership. The candidate should not be below the rank of a Deputy University Librarian.


The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN of all Nigerian Federal Universities and as may be determined from time-to-time by the Government/Governing Council as appropriate. Fringe benefits include a Pension in consonance with the Contributory Pension Scheme and appropriate allowances as may be approved from time-to-time by the Government/Governing Council.


Applicants are required to submit Thirty (30) copies of their applications and detailed Curriculum Vitae highlighting, among others, the following:

  1. Full Names
  2. Place and Date of Birth
  3. State of Origin
  4. Home Address
  5. Contact Address
  6. E-Mail Address
  7. Mobile Telephone Number
  8. Nationality
  9. Marital Status
  10. Number and Ages of Children (if any)
  11. Institutions attended with dates
  12. Detailed Academic qualifications obtained, with dates and classification
  13. Working Experience
  14. Present Employment, indicating present status and salary
  15. Publications
  16. Extra Curricular Activities
  17. Referees (3)


Each applicant must have three (3) referees who should be requested by the applicant to forward Referee’s Reports under confidential cover by courier service directly to the Vice-Chancellor.

All applications should be submitted by Courier Service under confidential covers in sealed envelopes marked “Post of University Librarian, FUNAAB” to reach the Office of the Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, P. M. B. 2240, Abeokuta, Nigeria, not later than six (6) weeks from the date of this publication.

Only the applications of short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.


Professor O. O. Balogun

Last Updated on February 7, 2012 by admin

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