University Librarian at the University of Uyo

University of Uyo (UNIUYO) is located in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The university was formerly known as the University of Cross River State (UNICROSS). On October 1st, 1991 the Federal government of Nigeria established it as a federal university and the name was changed to the University of Uyo. The university inherited students, staff, academic programmes and the entire facilities of the erstwhile University of Cross River State established by Cross River State in 1983. Academic activities commenced during the 1991/92 academic session. UNIUYO has 12 faculties, the postgraduate school and the school of continuing Education.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position below which will become vacant from 1st August, 2022:



Job Title: University Librarian

Location: Uyo, Akwa Ibom


  • The University Librarian shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the overall administration of the University Library, branches and extension and for providing library services for the entire University Community.

Qualifications and Experience
Candidates for this post must:

  • Be professionally qualified and practicing librarians;
  • Possess a good Honours Degree in Library Science from a recognized University, plus a higher degree (preferably a Ph.D) with at least fifteen (15) years of relevant experience, preferably in a University;
  • Have contributed to knowledge through reserchand publications in reputable journals, as well as possess proven records of sound administrative leadership;
  • Not be below the rank of a Deputy Librarian.


  • The tenure of the University Librarian, as a Principal Officer of the University, is for a single term of five (5) years.

Salary and Conditions of Service

  • The successful applicant will be placed on CONUASS7, with relevant fringe benefits and will equally enjoy the allowances normally attached to the position of principal officers in Nigerian Universities.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit twenty five (25) copies of their Applications and detailed Curriculum Vitae giving the information in the order listed below:

  • Full Name
  • Post Sought
  • Date of Birth
  • Place of Birth
  • Nationality
  • Permanent Home and Contact Address
  • Marital Status
  • Number and ages of Children
  • Academic / Professional Qualifications (attach photocopies of all certificates)
  • Previous Working Experience (Giving duration, posts held and salary)
  • Details of research work and publications (attach evidence where applicable)
  • Extra-Curricular Activities
  • Names and Address of Three (3) Referees, one of whom must be in a position to supply academic and/or professional reference.

Applicants are advised to write boldly at the left hand cover of the envelope containing their applications, the Position to which they are responding to. All applications should be addressed and sent to:
The Vice-Chancellor,
University of Uyo
P.M.B 1017
Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Referees are advised to send their Reports on the candidate in confidential cover directly to the Vice-Chancellor as indicated above.


Application Deadline 1st March, 2022.



  • Please note that late applications will NOT be entertained.
  • Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

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