Library Manager Job At Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

Library Manager

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

Library Manager Job Vacancy At Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

A Library Manager job vacancy is currently available at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified individuals who possess all the below-listed criteria.


The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) was established by Act of Parliament No. 15 of 1965 to:

(i) determine what standards of knowledge and skill are to be attained by persons seeking to become members of the accountancy profession and to raise those standards from time to time as circumstances may permit;

(ii) secure following the provision of the Act, the establishment and maintenance of the registers of fellows, associates and registered accountants entitled to practice as accountants and auditors and to publish from time to time a list of those persons;

(iii) perform, through the Council of the Institute, all other functions conferred on it by the Act. As the foremost professional accounting body in the West African sub-region, in 1982, ICAN initiated and contributed significantly to the formation of the Association of Accounting Bodies in West Africa (ABWA). In fulfilling its mission, the Institute has over the years certified 38,000 Chartered Accountants who are engaged in value creation in various sectors of the economy. Apart from being in professional practice, ICAN members are engaged in the three tiers of public service as well as the private sector.

Job Description

  • The position reports to the Deputy Director, Technical & Education and is responsible for promoting ICAN’s library services and resources to enhance the learning and literacy of members, students and visitors and; effective planning and general administration of library services, department and staff.

Library Manager Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development of systems and processes to increase efficiency and overall usage of library services at ICAN.
  • Responsible for developing and managing the department’s budget.
  • Prepare and sort books for donation to selected tertiary institutions.
  • Ensure increase awareness of e-library by sending users login passwords to ICAN Financial members.
  • Measure the elements of cataloguing and bibliographic description of library resources.
  • Manage resource requests from different branches.
  • Oversee processing of new library materials, ensuring quality standards are maintained.
  • Manage E-Library operations: Identify qualified members and distribute user ID, attend to user queries.
  • Manage review of subject matter for classification.
  • Develop ICAN Library policies and procedures and ensure that established procedures are followed to maintain an appropriate library environment for visitors.
  • Manage the arrangement of materials in the library for effective retrieval including the systematic indexing, classification and cataloguing of all Library resources.
  • Coordinate classification of new stock, cataloguing and indexing using a computerized database.
  • Final review and approval of reports.
  • Effective management of staff within the department to ensure effective service delivery.
  • Management of ICAN Library information management systems and other ICT software to ensure integrity and security of the data held on the system.


  • B.Sc / HND in Library or Information Science.
  • Postgraduate degree in related fields.
  • Membership of Library Professional Body.
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant experience
Skills / Competencies:
  • Functional knowledge of ICAN, full knowledge of how the library works, including knowledge of library equipment.
  • Knowledgeable in the use of Microsoft Office tools.
  • Substantial knowledge of the principles and practices of library science.
  • Knowledge of computer and network applications to library services.
  • Knowledge of library practices, including the use of an integrated automated library catalogue.
  • Professionalism.
  • Leadership skills
  • Developing people
  • People management skills
  • Budget management
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Time management.

How To Apply For Library Manager

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

The application deadline is 17th November.


  • Multiple applications will lead to disqualification
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.