University of Cape Coast (UCC) Recruitment 2020


Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for the University of Cape Coast (UCC) Recruitment 2020.

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) was established in October 1962, primarily to serve as a leader in teacher education in the country. It was elevated to the status of a full and independent University by an Act of Parliament in 1971 (Act 390) and subsequently the University of Cape Coast Law 1992 (PNDC Law 278). It is an equal opportunity University, uniquely placed to provide a quality education through the provision of comprehensive liberal and professional programs that challenge learners to be creative, innovative and morally responsible citizens. The University of Cape Coast currently has a total student population of 70,300 comprising 21,617 Regular students, 8,152 Sandwich students, and 40,531 Distance Learning students.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


The Systems Librarian shall coordinate and manage the Integrated Library information Systems of the University of Cape Coast Library System.

He/ She will lead in the design, implementation and maintenance of the Integrated Library Information Systems. Focusing on visibility, accessibility, sustainability and performance. The Systems Librarian shall also automate the workflow and optimize operations of the University Library Systems.

  • Provide broad support, solution and standard for the Integrated Library Information Systems.
  • Design, Implement and maintain the Library Management Systems.
  • Manage and Support the Library websites and the E-library.
  • Manage and support the University Institutional Repositories (IR).
  • Manage and support library hardware and software that support library services and operations eg. KOHA, Dspace, EZProxy, LibGuide etc.
  • Manage and support Library Servers and Networks.
  • PhD or MPhil or MSc (Research) in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems or Information Science.
  • Professional certificates in Librarianship and ICT will be an advantage.
  • Evidence of Research and Scholarly Publications.
  • Considerable work experience in the following:
    • Academic Library settings or environment.
    • Library automation / Integrated Library systems and technologies.
    • Client server environment UNIX, LINUX, ORACLE, MySQL, XML, PIN etc.
    • Knowledge of cataloguing principles including MARC and MARC 21
    • Knowledge of web development and data use management
    • Programming language (HTML, CSS, Java script, Python etc.)

NB: Systems Librarian at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian must have a PhD and Publications. Systems Librarian at the rank of Junior Assistant Librarian
or Assistant Librarian must have a minimum of MPhil or MSc or MA (Research).


How To Apply for UCC Recruitment

Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should please submit completed application forms (obtainable from the university website: Senior Members Application Form – Teaching or Office of the Director, Directorate of Human Resource, University of Cape Coast and comprehensive curriculum vitae, together with relevant supporting documents to:

The Director

Directorate of Human Resources

University of Cape Coast

Cape Coast

Application Deadline: 17th April 2020

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