Responsible to: Head of department 


Development, control, management and coordination of all library and information services of the University. The University Librarian shall be responsible for the development, control, management and coordination of all library and information services of the University.

No. of posts: 1


  1. Shall be in charge of planning and implementing in liaison with relevant Departments of the University and the various projects and programs of the Library
  2. Familiarize him/herself with the various programs offered by the University and liaise with the various School heads on issues regarding the development of the Library to ensure that relevant information materials are provided to the University Community
  3. Shall organize and chair meetings of the Library Committees
  4. Shall keep in constant touch with developments in the world of information to ensure that relevant and up to date information is provided to the University staff and students
  5. The incumbent will ensure the creation and maintenance of Library databases to enable the University community have easy access to the University’s Information Resource
  6. Shall work closely with other information providing Departments such as Information
    Technology Department, to ensure that information to the users is provided in a coordinated manner
  7. Shall be in charge of planning for Library Staff development in collaboration with the Director, Human Resources and keep Staff abreast with developments in their profession
  8. Shall mentor and supervise Staff and hold regular staff meetings
  9. Shall carry out any other related duties, as may be necessary to ensure the provision of efficient and effective Library and Information services in the University

Person specification

  1. The ideal candidate must hold a Master of Library and Information Sciences
    (LIS) or related discipline and a PhD in Library and Information Sciences
  2. The candidate should possess at least twelve (12) years working experience,
    three (3) of which must be at Senior Management Level from a Reputable Organization.
  3. The applicant must have mentored LIS professionals by teaching or supervising their Research work and/ or setting up LIS units
  4. Should have at least five (5) new recognized Publications and/ or conference papers
  5. Information, literacy, instructions, is required
  6. Excellent track record of high integrity and leadership

Applications should be submitted to the address below no later than 31st March 2023 at 5.00 pm. The Advert may also be accessed on the KCU website

The Directorate of Human Resources,

King Ceasor University,

P.O Box 88,

KCU Email: [email protected] or  [email protected]