Senior Librarian at Admiralty University of Nigeria (ADUN)

The Admiralty University of Nigeria was established as a Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) through the joint efforts of Nigerian Navy Holdings (a subsidiary organization of the Nigerian Navy) and Hellenic Education Nigeria – (a private consultancy, with international educators as main partners).Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill Full-Time, Part-Time and Daily Part-Time vacancy in the Academic Department of the University:Job Title: Senior LibrarianLocation: DeltaJob Type: Senior Managerial/Administrative and Support StaffDepartment: LibrarianOverall PurposeThe post holder will:Work closely with and support the Head of Academic Services in the design, development, promotion and delivery of high quality, relevant information resources and services for students, staff and researchers. Lead and coordinate the Librarian team in its support for learning and teaching, including the development of specialist, curriculum focused Digital and Information skills, resource support and support for design, planning, validation, delivery and review of courses and programmes.  Take the operational lead for the development and promotion of research support services provided by the University Library. Be responsible for developing and implementing an Librarian team plan for the expansion of the existing Digital and Information skills provision for research postgraduates, early career researchers and research active staff. Act as an advocate for the service and take a lead role in coordinating the library’s internal marketing and communication activities. Provide specialist library support for the learning, teaching and research activities of specified University curriculum areas, across multiple sites.Main DutiesTo design, deliver and facilitate training for students and staff in digital and information skills relevant to their curriculum area, taking into account good current practice in pedagogical theory, and the differing needs of students as they progress in their academic careersAs part of the Academic Liaison Librarian team contribute to delivering a blended and holistic approach to teaching digital and information literacy, including face to face teaching, and the development of online activities as appropriate to enhance learningAdvise the Academic Management Team in the development of research support services, outlining key service developments required, and identifying strategies for increasing library engagement with researchers and research active staffCo-ordinate, promote and extend the range of library training opportunities available to the University’s research community, ensuring these activities are within the context of the wider Digital and Information Literacy skills activities offered by the Academic Liaison Librarian Team  Develop all aspects of research support including; induction for new researchers, scholarly communication and open access publication, research data management, copyright and intellectual property rights, , use of bibliometric and altmetric tools, and current awareness within the research and publishing communityContribute to the delivery of library enquiry services, including physical and virtual enquiry services, and responding to specialist subject based enquiries, including oversight of the day to day operation of the Library’s serviceContribute to the Library’s collection management and development policies in order to effectively support the learning, teaching and research activities of the UniversityProvide innovative engagement and feedback with users on library services in order to improve and develop new and existing servicesContribute to the development and delivery of the Library’s Marketing Strategy in order to maximize the Library’s impact within the InstitutionThe post will also have line management responsibility for the Senior Library Assistant and Library Assistants designated to the Academic Services TeamRepresent the Library and Learning Resources on relevant committees internally and externally, for example School and Faculty Boards, as requiredMaintain a high level of continuing professional development to update own awareness of relevant external development and best practice for similar provision with benchmark institutions. Participate in routine staff rotas, as requiredFurther informationAccountability in undertaking these responsibilities the post holder will clearly be able to delegate specific functions, but not accountability for them, to other individualsHours: This is a full time post. The nature of the post is such that the post holder will be expected to work flexibly and for such reasonable hours (minimum 40) as are necessary in order to fulfil the duties and responsibilities of the postLeave: 25 days per annum.

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