Job Vacancies in Nigeria French Language Village February 2015

Nigeria French Language Village  – Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified
candidates to fill the vacant position at the Nigeria French Language Village, Badagry, Lagos State.
The Nigeria French Language Village is an inter-University Centre for French Studies, established by the Federal Government of Nigeria to cater primarily for the Language Immersion Programme of undergraduates of French in Nigerian tertiary institutions. It is an autonomous institution under the ambit of the National Universities Commission (NUC).

We are recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Registrar

Location: Lagos


    The Registrar is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Village.
    He is responsible to the Director/CEO for the day-to-day administration of the Institution, except for financial matters which fall within the purview of the Bursar.
    By virtue of the position, the Registrar is the statutory Secretary to Council, the Academic Board and the Congregation of the Institution.


    The candidate must be a graduate of French from a recognized University, with good honours degree (at least 2:2).
    A Master’s degree in relevant discipline will be an added advantage.
    Candidate must have spent a minimum of Four (4) years in a university or higher institution of similar status, as Deputy Registrar.
    Membership of recognised Professional bodies is mandatory.
    Candidate should also be ICT compliant.
    Any one below the rank of Deputy Registrar need not apply.

Qualities of the Candidate:

    The ideal candidate must be a person of impeccable integrity with the ability to command the respect and trust of both staff and students.
    He must possess drive, initiative and foresight, and must understand the intricacies and complexities of the 21st century higher educational administration.
    The candidate must, in addition, be capable of articulating the vision of the French Village generally and be able to drive a vibrant Registrar.
    The candidate must be of pleasant disposition with sound leadership qualities, and must be of good physical and mental health.

Salary and Condition of Service

    The remuneration and other Conditions of Service are as applicable to the post of Registrar in Federal Universities. As stipulated by the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Act 2012.
    The Registrar shall hold office for a Single Term of Five(5) years only. Notwithstanding this provision, Council may, upon satisfactory performance, extend the tenure of the Registrar for a further period of One (1) year only, and he shall thereafter relinquish the post and be assigned to other duties in the institution, if he has not attained the retirement age.
    The Registrar enjoys appropriate allowances obtainable in Federal Universities and as may be approved from time to time by the Federal Government and Council of the French Village.

Job Title: Lecturer II
Location: Lagos

    Candidates must have a Ph.D in French Linguistics in Grammar, Phonetics, Translation and Communication.
    Plus or Masters Degree in same field with a minimum of 3 years teaching experience.
    Evidence of registration into the Ph.D programm.

CONNUASS 03 (NS97501-N1074314)

Condition of Service
The salary and conditions of service for the lecturer shall be in accordance with what obtains in the Nigerian University system and in the inter-university centers in particular.

Mode of Application

Applicants are required to submit Ten (10) copies each of their applications, credentials and detailed Curriculum Vitae highlighting, among others, the following:

    Name in Full
    Place and Date of Birth
    Home Address
    Present Postal Address and Phone No.
    Nationality at Birth
    Present Nationality
    State of Origin
    Marital Status
    Number and Ages of Children
    Academic and Professional Qualifications (including distinctions with dates). Photocopies of certificates are to be enclosed.
    Working experience (up to the present status, grade and salary; photocopy of last pay slips should be attached,
    Proposed date of availability for duty, if appointed.
    Extra-Curricula Activities
    Referees (3). Candidates are to request their referees to send their references on them to the Director/Chief Executive Officer.

The candidate shall in addition, submit a statement on his her Vision-Mission for the Registry, which should not be more than (2) pages. On the left hand corner of the envelope should be marked, the “POST OF REGISTRAR”.

Applications with supporting documents are to be sent by registered post or handed directly to:

Director/Chief Executive Officer,
The Nigeria French Language Village,
P.M.B. 1011,
Lagos State.

Deadline 7th April, 2015.

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