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College Librarian at Federal College of Education, Zaria

Federal College of Education, Zaria wishes to invite application from suitably qualified candidates/persons with proven integrity for the position of the below:

Job Title: College Librarian

Location: Zaria, Kaduna


  • The position of the College Librarian is a statutory office, as created by the Federal Colleges of Education Act CAP.129 LFN, 1990; F8 LFN 2004.

Duties of the College Librarian

  • The College Librarian is a Principal Officer responsible to the Provost for the administration of the College Library, preparation of Library Budget, initiating Library policies and the coordination of Library Services in the Teaching Units of the College.

The candidate must:

  • Not be more than 59 years at the time of assumption
  • Have a minimum of MLS from a recognized University,
  • Possess relevant Publications in Journals and Textbooks equivalent to that of Chief Lecturer,
  • Attain the rank of Chief Librarian in a tertiary institution,
  • Be registered with Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN)
  • Be a member of relevant professional bodies,

Additional Requirements:

  • Candidates must be computer literates with demonstrable mastery of computer operation.


  • Candidate must have a minimum of Master in Library Science with a least eighteen (18) years’ cognate experience.

Terms and Conditions of Service

  • The position of College Librarian is on a Consolidated Salary Scale (CONPCASS). Remunerations and other benefits are as stipulated by regulations for College Librarians in Federal Colleges of Education in Nigeria.
  • The Appointment is for an initial period of five years renewable for another period of five years (subject to other government regulations).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit in person Fifteen (15) copies of updated CV and photocopies of relevant documents;
The Registrar/Secretary to Council
Federal College of Education,
P.M.B. 1041, Zaria,
Kaduna State.

Candidates should request three (3) referee reports from eminent persons of proven integrity, one (1) of which must be from a past or present employer and a respected scholar, to be submitted/sent to:
The Registrar,
Federal College of Education, Zaria,
P.M.B 1041, Zaria
Kaduna State.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

Application Deadline: 20th September, 2021.