Kogi State University Anyigba Recruitment April, 2015
Kogi State University Anyigba was established on 18th November, 1999 and currently, has a total
student population of over 23,000 students spread across its eight (8) faculties of Agriculture, Arts and Humanities, Education, Law, Management Sciences, Medicine, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences. Though a state University, Kogi State University accommodates a significant number of non-indigenes, from all parts of Nigeria. The University has graduated about 16,500 students. The University commenced postgraduate programmes in all the faculties in 2008/2009 except for Faculties of Education and Medicine in order to boost research and high level manpower development.
Kogi State University, Anyigba
P.M.B. 1008, Anyigba, Kogi State, Nigeria
Office of the Registrar
Internal and External Advertisement
Applications are Invited from Suitably Qualified Candidates for the following Vacant Positions in the University.
Job Title: Librarian
The Person for the Position of the Librarian:
The ideal candidate for the position must have drive with strong passion for result and must:
(i.) Be below the age of 60 years at the point of assumption of duty;
(ii.) Have strong leadership and communication skills;
(iii.) Be creative, proactive and self-motivated;
(iv.) Have excellent interpersonal skill;
(v.) Have integrity and commitment; and
(vi.) Be in good physical and mental health.
The Librarian is a Principal Officer of the University responsible for the administration of the University Library and coordination of all library services in the entire University community and reports to the Vice Chancellor.
Candidate for this post shall;
(i.) Be professionally qualified and be a practicing Librarian;
(ii.) Possess a good Honours Degree and Ph.D. in Library and Information Science from a recognized University with at least fifteen (15) years relevant experience, preferably in a University or other institutions of higher learning at least five (5) of which must be at the Deputy University Librarian level
(iii.) Have contributed to knowledge through research and publications in reputable journals, as well as possess proven records of sound administrative leadership;
(iv.) Be a registered member of the Library Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN);
(v.) Be computer literate and proficient in relevant computer applications;
Job Title: The Director of Advancement
The Director is charged with the responsibility to lead, produce and implement a strategy to achieve an integrated Advancement programme, including clear objectives, performance measures, budgets and other resource requirements for fundraising, alumni relations and communications. The Director serves as the Chief Administrative head of the Directorate and reports to the Vice Chancellor on the daily activities of the centre.
The Major Roles of the Director will be in the Following Areas:
(i.) Lead, supervise and coordinate the running of the directorate, setting strategies and goals for each unit and monitoring their progress towards goals;
(ii.) Work with the Vice Chancellor to secure higher level support from individuals, corporations, foundations and special government funding opportunities;
(iii.) Manage the fundraising budgets and ensure that the University can track the return on the INVESTMENT in Advancement Directorate;
(iv.) Ensure that the leadership of the University, including volunteers are engaged with the Advancement Directorate and its mission;
(v.) Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that donated funds are used effectively and in ways that are consistent with the University’s undertakings to donors and sponsors;
(vi.) Achieve key performance indicators as agreed with senior management and work within the Human Relations guidelines of the University;
(vii.) Commission and oversee development communications as required;
(viii.) Develop and implement strategies to secure gifts that support individual priorities and achieve the agreed targets of the University;
(ix.) Prepare and maintain policy and procedure manual for the Directorate to ensure accountability;
(x.) Identify, cultivate, solicit, secure and steward significant donations or sponsorships from potential donors including individuals, corporations, foundations and government;
(xi.) Responsible for staff development programme for all staff of the Directorate, including orientation for new employees;
(xii.)Work within the governing rules and guidelines of the University;
(xiii.) Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Vice Chancellor.
The Ideal Candidate Profile:
Interested candidates should have at least fifteen (15) years post-university graduation cognitive experience in a relevant and related University activity. The candidate should possess a track record of team work and team building, have strong effective communication skills in both oral and written presentations. The candidate must have excellent human relationship skills and a strong mind of giving. He/she should convincingly demonstrate the ability to perform the stated roles of the Director of Advancement.
Condition of Service:
The condition attached to this position is as generally applicable in the Nigerian University System and as may from time to time be determined by the Governing Council. The appointment shall be for a single term of five (5) years.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should forward twenty (20) copies of their applications, credentials and detailed curriculum vitae, giving the following information in the order listed below:
Full Names (Surname in block);
Date of Birth;
Place of Birth, State of Origin and Local Government Area;
Permanent Home Address;
Current Postal Address;
Number of Children with Names and Ages;
Institutions Attended (with dates);
Academic Qualifications (with dates);
Professional Qualifications (with dates);
List of Publications with details of Titles, Publishers, or Journals, dates and pages (where applicable);
Working experience (General and Specific Experience with dates);
Details of Administrative Experience and Service to the Community (with status and dates);
Present Employment, Status, Salary;
Employer(s) Address(es), Postal, E-mail and Contact GSM Number(s);
Names and Addresses of three (3) Referees who must be requested by the applicant to forward directly to the Vice Chancellor, confidential reports on the applicant indicating the post desired;
Each applicant should indicate at the top left corner of the package, the position applied for. The application, which should be addressed to:
The Vice Chancellor,
Kogi State University,
Anyigba, Kogi State,
Each applicant must also submit ten (10) copies of his/her statement of vision and mission, not more than two (2) pages, for a University desirous of accelerated development and excellence.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: May 20th 2015.