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The University Librarian is the Professional and Administrative Head of the University Library system. The University Librarian shall be responsible for the management of all libraries of the University and related information and communication materials and resources of the University.


The Applicant must:

  1. possess a PhD in Librarianship, Information Studies, Information Science, Information Management or in any other relevant area.
  2. have served as Deputy Librarian in a University or in an analogous institution for a minimum of three (3) years OR must have served in a relevant field in industry, commerce or public service for a minimum of thirteen (13) years.
  3. have attained the rank to which they are being appointed from an analogous institution.
  4. be a member of a relevant professional body.


The person to be appointed to any of the positions above must:

  1. be dynamic, self- motivated, and competent with proven ability;
  2. be a team player with good interpersonal and communication skills;
  3. have the ability to exercise sound judgment;
  4. exhibit high sense of initiative, and managerial and organizational skills;
  5. have an entrepreneurial drive and be business oriented;
  6. be a distinguished professional with capacity to motivate and direct staff;
  7. be digitally literate.


The Appointment, which is full-time, shall be for FIVE (5) YEARS in the first instance, and may be subject to renewal for another term of up to 5 years but not beyond the retiring age of 60 years. The successful applicant must be able to serve the full term of 5 years before attaining the compulsory statutory retirement age of SIXTY (60) years.


  1. Interested candidates are requested to submit an application letter together with Eight (8) copies of Curriculum Vitae, including Names and Addresses of Two (2) Referees.
  2. A 1000-word Statement of Candidate’s Vision for the position.

Applications should be marked  APPLICATION FOR APPOINTMENT AS (STATE THE APPLICABLE POSITION) and forwarded under Registered Cover to reach any one of the following addresses not later than FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2024.

  1. The Chairman

    Search Committee

    c/o The Registrar

    University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR)

    P. o. Box 214,



    2. The Chairman

    Search Committee

    c/o The Office Manager

    Universities of Ghana Overseas Office

    Ghana Universities House

    321 City Road

    London ECIV ILJ

    United Kingdom