Chief Librarian at the Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igboora

The Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igboora, is a public funded tertiary institution established to train men and women in different areas of Agriculture, Technology and Management and with a view to becoming not only employers of labour but facilitators of self-sufficiency.

The College which was established in 2006 runs full time National Diploma and Higher National Diploma courses in Agriculture, Technology, Management and other Allied Courses.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post of:

Job Title: Chief Librarian

Location: Igboora, Oyo

Job Description

  • The Chief Librarian is a Principal Officer of the College responsible for the day to day administration of the College Library and coordination of all Library services in the entire College community and report to the Rector.


  • The candidate must possess a minimum of Master’s degree in Library Science or Library Science and Information Technology from a recognized university, certified Librarian and should have a minimum of fifteen (15) years cognate experience at least ten (10) of which must be at senior management level, preferably at a tertiary institution.
  • Proficiency in ICT is required.


  • The Chief Librarian shall hold office for a single term of five (5) years. Other conditions of service are as contained in the College Conditions of Service for Principal Officers as may be reviewed from time to time as approved by the Council.

Salary and other Conditions of Service
The salary and other Conditions of Service attached to the post of Chief Librarian are as applicable in Tertiary Institutions in Oyo State and others as approved by the Governing Council from time to time.

Application Closing Date
4th January, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit thirty (30) copies of their Applications, Curriculum Vitae and credentials. The Curriculum Vitae should be presented in the order listed hereunder:

  • Full Names of applicant with surname in CAPITAL LETTERS
  • Present Employment, Status and Salary
  • Working Experience in chronological order with dates
  • Marital Status
  • Number, Names and Ages of Children
  • Name of Spouse(s)
  • Date and place of birth
  • State of Origin
  • Local Government Area
  • Current Postal contact address (with phone numbers and e-mail address,
  • Permanent Home Address
  • Names of Educational Institutions attended with dates
  • Academic and Professional qualifications with dates
  • Academic and Professional honours and distinctions/commendations with dates
  • Research and Publications
  • Extra Curricular Activities/Good Causes
  • Date of availability for assumption of duty, if appointed
  • Any other relevant information
  • Names and Addresses of three (3) Referees, at least two (2) of whom should be able to write on the academic and professional competences of the candidates.

Candidates are to submit along with their applications a detailed Vision / Mission Plan with Implementation Strategies, for accelerated academic, infrastructural and institutional development of the College.

Envelopes containing applications should be clearly marked “Chief Librarian” at the bottom left hand corner and should be addressed and sent to:
The Registrar and Secretary to Governing Council,
Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology,
P.M.B. 10, Igboora,
Oyo State.


  • Applicants ensure that their referees forward confidential reports on their applications directly to the Registrar, to reach him not later than the above closing date.
  • Only applications of candidates shortlisted for interview will be acknowledged.

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