Felicia Edu-uwem Etim started her career in 1985 as Librarian 11 and Faculty of Science Liaison Officer in the erstwhile University of Cross River State now University of Uyo since 1991. After confirmation in 1988, she was promoted Librarian 1 and transferred to the Faculty of Business Administration Library at Ikot Osurua campus. In 1992 she was promoted Senior Librarian and made Head of Reference Services in the Nyong Essien Library. On acquisition of the Ph.D in Library and Information Science in 1993 , she was laterally transferred from the University Library to the Department of Educational Technology and Library Science , Faculty of Education to start the Library School as Unit Coordinator as Lecturer 1. In 1998, Felicia Etim was promoted Senior Lecturer and appointed Acting Head of Department of Educational Technology and Library Science. She was promoted Associate Professor in 2000. In 2005 Felicia Etim was appointed University Librarian , University of Uyo and Professor of Library Development and Information Management. Professor Felicia Etim served as University Librarian from 2005 to 2015. In 2016, she was appointed Research Scholar in the National Universities Commission, Abuja.
Professor Felicia Etim is the Founder and Chairman Board of Trustees of Readership Development and Information Literacy Advocacy (REDILA) an NGO with a strategic approach to create a reading culture and life long information literacy .
REDILA has a vision of a sustained cost effective and appropriate Library and Information service to accommodate the needs of information seekers and maintain a reading culture in society.
REDILA has programmes for the Kindergarten and Primary School , Secondary Schools ,Tertiary Institutions and the Rural Community .