Senior Librarian Recruitment at Admiralty University of Nigeria

The Admiralty University of Nigeria was established as a Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) through the joint efforts of Nigerian Navy Holdings (a subsidiary organization of the Nigerian Navy) and Hellenic Education Nigeria – (a private consultancy, with international educators as main partners).The objectives of the University are: to expand the frontiers of knowledge in various academic disciplines, in Nigeria; to use University education as a tool towards development and the enhancement of human welfare; to meet the challenges of nation building in Nigeria; and to address the acute shortage of personnel in various sections of the economy in Nigeria. As part of its declared National Policy on Education, the Federal Government of Nigeria hopes to provide education to all citizens. At the tertiary level, as with all levels, the Government has solicited and encouraged private participation to reduce its burden of educating all Nigerians. It is in heed to this national call and in tandem with their own goals and aspirations that the above mentioned education partners have established this new University.

The Admiralty University of Nigeria is seeking to recruit dynamic and high calibre professionals for a number of Academic and Administrative vacancies.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill Full-Time, Part-Time and Daily Part-Time vacancies.

Position Title: Senior Librarian

  • First degree or Master Level holder
  • Professional qualification in Library or equivalent relevant experience
  • 3 years relative experience
Relevant Experience
  • Previous recent experience in providing liaison/subject librarianship in an FE or HE
  • environment
  • Experience of collection development work across print and digital collections
  • Experience of providing enquiry support services using different channels
  • Experience in supporting researchers
  • Experience of staff line management or supervision
  • Possesses good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Possesses excellent IT skills
  • Excellent Command of the English Language–oral and written
  • Previous experience of working in Higher Education
  • Previous experience of marketing in a library environment
Relevant Skills/Aptitudes
  • An understanding of the role of the academic library in supporting research
  • Experience of delivering Information and Digital Literacy skills training and producing associated materials.
  • Able to work as part of a team and in partnership with others.
  • A commitment to meeting user needs and a proactive, positive approach to student centered service development
  • Adopts a positive approach to personal learning and development
  • Able and prepared to work flexibly, including travel between campuses and locations when required
  • An understanding of the use of and application of bibliometric tools in HE

How to Apply

To apply, it is essential that your Application consists of:

  • A Cover Letter (maximum one single-sided A4 page) noting your personal and contact details and specifying the position(s) you are applying for;
  • Your curriculum vitae (maximum 2 single-sided A4 pages) outlining your academic and professional qualifications as well as your work experience in reverse chronological order with your current, or most recent job, first; and
  • A narrative (maximum 4 single-sided A4 pages) as to how you match the requirements noted under the Job Description 

Applications should be sent by email to by 14:00 hours on the 28th February 2018 as no late submissions will be considered.

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