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Western Delta University

Nigeria News wishes to inform the general public of the Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State, Nigeria, a full licensed private university approved by the Federal Government in May 2007 invites suitably qualified candidates for the vacant positions of UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN and SENIOR LIBRARIAN.


The University Librarian who is a Principal Officer shall be in-charge of the University Library. He shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the operations of the Western Delta University library.

For the post of University Librarian, candidates must be innovative, versatile and proactive with vision, good managerial ability, integrity and transparency in private and public life, and who should be able to provide the Management of the University with appropriate advice and support for all of the institutions library transactions. The right candidate should have ability to generate ideals that would facilitate the development of the Western Delta University.


Candidates must possess a good Honours Degree from a recognized university as well as a Master Degree in Library Science (MLS), with adequate Research Publications. The possession of a Ph.D will be an added advantage. Applicants must also be computer literate.


Candidates must have had at least sixteen (16) years of post-qualification full-time, cogent experience in a public/private university, the last five years of which must be at Management level.


Qualification and Experience:

Same as that of the University Librarian, but with at least Ten(10) experience.

Salary and conditions of service:

The remuneration and conditions of service for the positions are as applicable in Nigeria Universities and as may be determined by the Governing Council from time to time.

The successful candidate for the post of the University Librarian shall hold office for a term of five (5) years in the first instance.

Fringe benefits include pension in consonance with the Contributory Pension scheme and appropriate allowances as may be approved from time to time by the university governing council.

Method of application:

Applicants are required to submit fifteen (15) copies of their applications and detailed Curriculum Vitae highlighting among others, the following.

  • Full Name (ii) Place and Date of Birth (iii) Permanent Home Address (iv) Contact Address (v) Cell Phone Number (vi) e-mail Address (vii) Nationality (viii) Marital Status (ix) Number and Names of Children (if any) (x) Educational Institutions Attended with Dates (ix) Academic Qualification with Date (xi) Professional Qualification (xii) Employment Records (xiii)Statement of experience (xv) publications (xvi)Extra Curricular Activities (xvii)Names & Addresses of Three Referees, etc.

All applications are to be submitted under confidential cover with the envelope marked “POST OF UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN, WDU OR “SENIOR LIBRARIAN, WDU, as the case may be and should be addressed to the:

The Registrar & Secretary to Council,

Western Delta University

Oghara, Delta State,


To reach him not later than four (4) weeks from the date of publication of this advertisement. Applicants should inform their three Referees to forward their CONFIDENTIAL REPORTS to the above address within the same deadline

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Rev Francis Waive

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