Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo Latest Recruitment

Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo was founded by the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) and licenced by the Federal Republic of Nigeria in January 2005 to operate as a private university. It is located on Oyo-Ogbomoso Road on the site of old St. Andrew’s College, Oyo.

Its vision is “to be a top-class institution in the pursuit of knowledge and scholarship through teaching, learning, research and exemplary service to humanity” and its mission “to produce graduates who are imbued with the fear of God and sense of service to humanity and ihö are endowed with a well rounded education to enable them operate successfully both as private entrepreneurs and topflight workers in the private and public sectors of the nation’s economy”.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Bursar


Job Description 

  • The Bursar is a Principal Officer and the Chief Financial Officer of the University responsible to the vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the University.
  • The holder of the office shall ensure that accurate records are maintained of all assets and liabilities held by the University and be able to monitor monthly income and expenditure and balance sheet variances against the budgets among other schedules.
  • The Bursar must ensure the accurate and timely preparation of the University financial statements and management accounts for internal and external audit.
  • The officer is expected to provide the University Management with appropriate advice on all the institutions financial transactions.
  • By virtue of this position, the Bursar should be able to co-ordinate the preparation of the annual budget as well as the periodic income and expenditure, balance sheet and cash flow estimates of the University.


  • The candidate must possess a good honours degree in Accounting or related fields from a recognized University.
  • Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Institute of Certified Public Accountant(ICPA)
  • Chartered Institute of Cost and Management Accountants(CICMA)
  • In addition he/she must be computer literate and a member of at least one of the underlisted professional bodies:
  • Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN), or England and Wales, or Scotland, or Ireland.


  • The candidate must be of the rank of Deputy Bursar and must have at least 12 years post qualification cognate experience, seven of which must have been spent in a University.

The Candidate

  • Candidates for the post shall be visionary and have the ability to provide good leadership; possess personal integrity and demonstrate transparency in private and public life, and be able to command the respect and loyalty of the staff of the University.

Terms and Conditions of Service
The Bursar shall hold office for a single term of five years only. The remuneration and other conditions of service shall be as obtains in the Federal Universities and as approved by Council.

How to Apply
Candidates are required to submit 30 word processing copies of their applications and Curriculum Vitae giving information in the following format:

  • Full names with surname in capitals
  • Date of birth, town and state of origin
  • Nationality
  • Religion and Denomination
  • Current Contact Address/Telephone No(s)
  • E-mail address
  • Permanent Home Address
  • Marital status
  • Number of children with names and ages
  • Institutions attended (with dates)
  • Academic qualifications (with dates)
  • Professional qualifications (with dates)
  • 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 and employer
  • List of publications in details
  • Extra curricular activities
  • Names and address of 3 referees (two of who must be a Professional or an authority in relevant fields) who must be requested by the applicant to forward directly to the Registrar, confidential reports on the applicant indicating the post desired.

All applications are to be submitted marked “POST OF THE BURSAR” at the top-left corner of the sealed envelope and addressed to:

The Registrar, 
Ajayi Crowther University,
P.M.B. 1066, 
Ogbomoso Road – Oyo,
Oyo State

Deadline  25th November, 2015. 

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