Job Vacancy For College Librarian



The governing council of Tamale College of Education announces the following vacant position: College Librarian

Job Summary

• The College Librarian provides leadership in advancing the college's teaching and research mission through a clear vision of the library's role, comprehensive strategic planning, and incorporation of emerging technology, sound fiscal management and engagement of all members in the college community.
• She/he has overall responsibility for library, research and information needs of the college community.

Specifically, the college librarian's duties shall include:

• Drawing up and monitoring the implementation of college library plan
• Directing ad coordinating the components of the library i.e staff, services, collections and external relations
• Establishing and maintaining procedures, policies and systems that make for efficient library operations
• Planning, organizing, coordinating and measuring the work activities of all library personnel
• Representing the library in contacts with administration and committees of the college and
• Collaboration with the relevant and appropriate international libraries and organizations within and outside the country in order to keep up development trends and attain exposure to develop systems

Qualification Required & Experience

• Applicant must possess postgraduate degree in a library and information related field, minimum of MPhil or MSc in information Studies or MSc in IT
• Proficiency in ICT applications in library
• Conversant with at least Web 2.0 Application or tools
• Conversant with Open Access or Open Source software
• Good Advocacy skills
• Applicant must have served as Deputy Librarian in a college of Education or comparable grade in a similar institution/organization for at least 4 years

Location: Tamale

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application letters with 6 copies of each their curriculum vitae indicating date of birth, contact information and address of the 3 referees at least one of whom should be form applicant's last place of work certified copies of relevant certificates and a statement of their vision for the college in not more than 500 words to the address below:

The Chairman
Governing Council Search Committee
Tamale College of Education
P.O.Box 1 E/R
Tamale

Applicants are also requested to submit soft copies (in scanned PDF) of their applications and accompanying documents to the following address:

[email protected]

Candidates should request their 3 referees to submit confidential report on them directly to either of the addresses above.

Closing Date: 24 July, 2021