Assistant Librarian at the National Open University of Nigeria 

Assistant Librarian at the National Open University of Nigeria

Assistant Librarian at the National Open University of Nigeria. As a matter of fact, The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is an Open and Distance Learning (ODL) institution and is currently the largest public university in West Africa in terms of spread and number of actively registered students. It is a recognized university in the Nigeria University System.

Assistant Librarian at the National Open University of Nigeria 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the vacant position below:

Job Title: Assistant Librarian (CONNUAS 1)



Department: University Library

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Candidates should have Bachelor of Library Science (BLS) from recognised Universities with evidence of completion of NYSC.

  • He/She must also be a registered member of relevant professional bodies.

Additional Information on Requirements:

  • NOUN will not appoint and promote at the same time, and will place candidates at a salary scale appropriate to their qualifications and experience.

  • NOUN will not entertain any petition for upgrade of salary or adjustment in rank once a candidate has been appointed and acceptance letter submitted.

  • All appointed staff are required to be physically and actively resident in the respective department either in Lagos, Kaduna or Abuja. NOUN does not have and will not provide staff housing.

  • Further, all applicants are expected to be fully computer literate and comprehensively familiar with internet and online technologies of instruction, particularly as it pertains to Open and Distance Learning.

  • Candidates who have reached retirement age or were retired from another service need not apply.

  • In compliance with Federal Character Commission regulations, NOUN will consider employing applicants from the six Geopolitical Zones in Nigeria and reserves the right to ensure this balance in its shortlisting of potential employees.


The salary and other conditions of service are similar to what obtains in the Nigeria University System. Candidates will be offered position commensurate with their qualifications and experience.

Application Closing Date

26th March, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit twenty (20) word processed copies of their Applications and Curriculum Vitae giving information in the following format:

  • First of all, Full names with surname in Capital

  • Also, Functional Email and phone contacts

  • Also, Post desired and Department

  • Date of Birth, Town and State of Origin, Geopolitical Zone

  • Also, Nationality

  • Also, Current Postal Address

  • Permanent Home Address (with Telephone No.)

  • Also, Marital Status

  • Also, Names, Number and Ages of Children Name and Address of Spouse

  • Name and Address of Next of Kin

  • Also, Institutions attended with dates

  • Academic/Professional Qualification with dates

  • Also, Work Experience from Date & Status of First Appointment

  • Present Employment, status, salary and employer

  • Also, List of publications in details i.e Books, Journals, Contributions to Books, Papers presented at National /International Conferences. NOUN will not accept letters from editors indicating acceptance for as yet unpublished works. (If Applicable)

  • Also, Extra-curricular activities and any other relevant information

  • Finally, Reports from three (3) referees should be independently sent to the Registrar, two (2) of the referees must be authorities in the candidates area of specialisation. Candidates whose Referees did not submit their report directly to the Registrar on or before 15th March, 2019 will not be shortlisted for the interview.

All Applications should be sent and addressed to:

The Registrar,
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN),
91, Cadastral Zone, University Village,
Nnamdi Azikiwe Express Way,
Jabi, Abuja, Nigeria.


  • The post applied for and Department are to be indicated at the top-left corner of the sealed envelope containing the application

  • Only shortlisted candidates would be invited for interview.

First of all, (ADSU) Resumption Date for Conclusion of 2nd Semester 2019

Also, (KASU) Matriculation Ceremony Date for 2018/2019

Also, (FULAFIA) Resumption Date for 2018/2019 Academic Session

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