Job Vacancy For Librarian At Cape Coast Polytechnic

Applications are invited from qualified persons to fill the following position in the Polytechnic:- Librarian


The Librarian is the head of the Polytechnic Library. He/She shall be responsible to the Rector for the following duties:

•    Ensures that the library is stocked with current books, journals, non-book materials and other materials
•    Designs and implement an overall strategic plan for the development of the Polytechnic Library
•    Responsible for the implementation of the Polytechnic Library Manual
•    Recommends and implement appropriate systems that would create a seamless extension of the library that provides scholars with access to evaluated, organised and preserved information in any format
•    Ensures efficient running of the Polytechnic's e-library; and
•    Responsible for preparation and control of the department's budget

Qualification Required & Experience

The ideal candidate must have the following skills and qualifications:

•    Must possess a Master's degree in Library Science or Library Studies or related discipline (PhD will be an added advantage)
•    Must have at least ten (10) years post-qualification experience in a Senior Management position in the field of Librarianship in a tertiary institution or relevant public service organisation.
•    Must have a strong knowledge of library management and evidence of ability to create and lead an academic library/information materials
•   Must understand critically the full process of modern library management and to cope with complex and varied responsibilities
•   Must have a strong knowledge of computers and I.C.T and their applications in libraries
•   Must have a proven record of scholarly work (authorship of books, journals articles, professional practice.

Terms of Appointment:

•   The appointment, which is full time shall be for 4 years in first instance, and may be subject to renewal for another 4 years
•   The candidate must not be more than 55 years
•   The conditions of service and salary are very attractive.

Location: Cape Coast

How To Apply For The Job

Mode of Applications:

•   Interested candidates must submit applications accompanied by two (2) copies of their Curriculum Vitae
•   A two-page Vision Statement outlining the applicant's vision for the Finance Office of Cape Coast Polytechnic and strategies in achieving them
•    Candidates must also request three (3) referees to submit reports on them directly to the Chairman, Search Committee for Finance Office

Applications must be sent under registered and confidential cover and marked "Position of Internal Auditor" to:

The Chairman
Search Committee for Librarian
C/O Ag. Registrar
Cape Coast Polytechnic
P.O. Box AD 50
Cape Coast

Or send a soft copy of their documents to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 18 December, 2015