The Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE), Delta State Nigeria was established in March, 2007 under a Federal Government of Nigeria initiative to build a specialized University to produce unique high level manpower and relevant expertise for the Oil and Gas sector in Nigeria and worldwide.

FUPRE is the first of its kind in Africa and it is destined to be one of the best in terms of excellence and relevance.

FUPRE`s vision is to be the premier international Institution–of-choice with state-of-the facilities to provide the petroleum and allied sectors, world-class education, training research, consultancy and extension services.

FUPRE offers a remuneration package which is in consonance with what obtains in Federal Government of Nigeria owned Universities and additional incentive packages designed by Council to attract and retain the interest and commitment of staff.

Successful applicants are expected to reside in the immediate environment of the University.


The University Librarian as a Principal Officer shall be in `charge of the University Library and its constituent units. He shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the operations of the University`s library.

For this key management position, the University seeks candidates who are innovative, versatile and proactive with vision, good managerial ability, integrity and transparency in private and public life and who should be able to provide the Management of the University with appropriate advice and support for all of the institution`s library transactions. The right candidate should have the ability to generate ideas that would facilitate the development of the University`s library.


Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Library Studies and be of a Professorial standing in addition to other professional. Applicants must also be extensively computer literate.


Candidates must have had at least Fifteen (15) years post-qualification cognate experience in the University or a similar system, the last five of which must be as a Deputy Librarian.


The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of University Librarian of any Federal University in Nigeria and as may be determined from time to time by the Federal Government of Nigeria University Governing Council as appropriate. In accordance with the Universities Miscellaneous Provisions 2012 (as amended), the successful candidates shall hold office for five (5) years. Fringe benefits include a pension scheme in consonance with the contributory pension scheme and appropriate allowances as may be approved from time to time by the Government and University Council


Candidates should submit their applications together with 35 copies of their Curriculum Vitae stating: Date of Birth, Marital Status, Full Qualifications, Experience, State of Origin, Hobbies, Names and Addresses of three (3) Referees and photocopies of their credentials and as much supporting documents as will assist the University in the comprehensive assessment of their qualifications, exposure, experience, capabilities and competence.

All applications are to be submitted under confidential cover with the envelope marked ‘’POST OF UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN, FUPRE”, and should be addressed to:

The Ag. Registrar & Secretary to Council,

The Federal University of Petroleum Resources,

P.M.B. 1221,


Delta State, Nigeria.

To reach her not later than six (6) weeks from the date of publication of this advertisement. Applicants should inform their three referees to forward their CONFIDENTIAL REPORTS to the above address within the same deadline.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted