Institute Librarian at Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

The Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies is Nigeria’s apex Institution for research and advanced studies in law. It was a brainchild of the legal academic community established in March 1979. One of the main ideas in founding the Institute was to establish it as the centre for advanced legal research for all the Nigerian universities with Faculties of Law, so that all postgraduate work could be undertaken there under the joint auspices of the most experienced and learned academic lawyers available in the country, whether indigenous or foreign.

The Governing Council of the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies hereby announces the process of filling the vacant position in the Institute. Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified candidate who meet the criteria as stated below:Duties
The Institute Librarian is responsible:

To the Director General for the day to day administration and coordination of the institute's library
For providing academic leadership in initiating and leading general research work
For initiating and generating list of required titles for acquisition; and
For the development or utilization of relevant software for the operation of the library.

Qualification and Qualities
To qualify for the position of Institute Librarian, the candidate must:

Be of a holder of Doctorate degree in Library Sciences from a recognized University with at least 15 (Fifteen) years post qualification cognate experience in a University, Research Institute Or;
Be a holder of a Doctorate degree in Social Sciences or Humanities from a recognized University with at least 15 (Fifteen) years relevant post-qualification experience in a University, Research Institute or similar institutions and a professional qualification in Library Science
Have 20 (Twenty) relevant publications and Be computer literate
Possession of a Degree in Law is an added advantage.

The Candidate must possess:

General administrative competence;
Good human relations; and
Exhibit considerable ability and competence in Librarianship.

Tenure & Salary

The tenure of office is for a single term of 5 (Five) years.
The remuneration of the Institute Secretary shall be a consolidated salary, as applicable in the case of a Registrar of a Nigerien Federal University.

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