University Librarian

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Busitema University is a university in Uganda. It is one of the eight public universities and degree-awarding institutions in the country. BU has as its focus the instruction of agricultural sciences, agricultural mechanization, and agribusiness

Vacancy title: University Librarian

Deadline of this Job:27 August 2020  

Busitema University is a multi-campus Public University located in Eastern Uganda. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill vacant positions at the University.
University Librarian — Re-advertised
Job Summary:
Under Section 35 of the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001 as amended, the University Librarian shall be responsible for the development, control, management, and coordination of all library and information systems and services of the University.

Academic Qualification:

  • A PhD from a recognized Institution of higher learning.
  • Master's Degree in any of the following areas: Library and Information Science, Information Studies, Information Technology or Information Systems from a recognized Institution of higher learning.
  • An Honors‘ Bachelor's Degree in Library and Information Science from a recognized Institution of higher learning

Publications: Must have three (3) Scholarly peer reviewed publications

Working Experience:
Minimum of eight (8) years of experience demonstrating increasing levels of responsibilities, professional experience, and leadership in a Library of a reputable University or Research Institution.

Tenure of Appointment:
The University Librarian shall be appointed on contract for a period of five (5) years, renewable once based on satisfactory performance.

Age limit:
Should not have reached his/ her 55th birthday by deadline for submission of application

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Interested persons who meet the minimum requirements should apply online at the URL jobs and also submit 3 sets of applications duly signed together with detailed Curriculum Vitae with names of three referees, Academic Certificates and Transcripts, copies of Appointment letters, 3 recent passport photographs in envelopes addressed to the University Secretary, Busitema University, P.O. Box 236 Tororo or PO. Box 226 Busia. Applications can be submitted to the Office of the University Secretary or at the Liaison Office at Lincoln Flats A2 Makerere University. Deadline for submission of applications is on Thursday 27th August, 2020 at 05:00 pm East African time.