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Job Openings at Lead City University Ibadan, Oyo


Lead City University is a private university licensed by the Federal
Government of Nigeria in 2005. LCU is one of the fastest growing
private universities in Nigeria. Increasing student population has
necessitated the need for additional staff.

The position of the Vice-Chancellor of the University will become vacant
in August 2017, In keeping with the Lead City University Law of 2003
(Miscellaneous and General Provisions) No, 23 (3) the Governing Council
wishes to initiate the process of filling the vacancy. Interested
candidates are required to note the following information about the

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below in the School Registry:

Job Title: Vice-Chancellor

Location: Ibadan, Oyo

The Position

  • The Vice Chancellor is the Chief Executive and Academic Officer of the University and Chairman of Senate and Member of Council,
  • He shall exercise general supervision over the University and
    shall have general responsibility to the Governing Council for
    maintaining and promoting the efficiency and good order of the
  • It shall be the duty of the Vice-Chancellor to see that the
    provisions of the Law and Statute, Ordinances and Regulations of the
    University are observed.

The Candidate
The candidate for the post of Vice-Chancellor must have a good
University education up to a Ph.D. Degree and also be a proven
successful manager of human and material resources. Specifically, the
candidate shall be expected to:

  • Be a highly distinguished academic of the rank of a Professor
    who can provide academic and administrative leadership for the
    University and must have been an academic in a University for at least
    fifteen years;
  • Be a scholar who is firmly-rooted in the finest academic tradition;
  • Have a clear vision for the development and growth of the University.
  • Be able to command the respect of national and international academic communities through his/her track record;
  • Possess the ability to sustain harmony in the University Community and between the University and the host community;
  • Have initiative for sustaining the accelerated pace of
    development of the University even under financial and other challenging
  • Have good grasp of information and communication technology
    skills and appreciates its significance in the contemporary knowledge
  • Be able to attract research grants and complementary funds from
    local and international agencies, and further uplift the academic status
    of the University.
  • Be able to relate efficiently with Government, Non-governmental
    Organizations, the alumni, and foster linkages with institutions within
    and outside Nigeria;
  • Be a person of probity and integrity; Role model; very firm and fair minded disciplinarian for all staff and students.
  • Be someone who appreciates, respects and promotes merit wit ut fear or favour even while under pressure; and
  • Enjoy certified sound physical and mental health.

Terms and Conditions of Service Applicable to the Post

  • The Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for a single term of five
    years (5) only on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the
    letter of appointment. The remuneration and other conditions of service
    are as applicable to the post of Vice- Chancellor in Nigerian Federal
    Universities, with appropriate additional conditions, as may be
    determined from time to time by the Governing Council.

How to Apply
Candidates application and Curriculum Vitae duly signed and dated should
be submitted in 20 copies. The Curriculum Vitae is to be in the
following format:

  • Full Name (Surname first and in capitals)
  • Place and Date of Birth
  • State of Origin and Nationality
  • Current Mailing Address
  • Permanent Mailing Address
  • E-mail Address/Telephone Numbers
  • Marital Status/Number and Age of Children
  • Institutions attended with Dates
  • Academic/Professional Qualifications with dates
  • Statement of Work Experience including full details of former and present posts & salary
  • Teaching, Research, Administrative and Managerial Experience
  • Post Graduate Supervision
  • Major Academic related services to the Nation outside the University System
  • Important Academic Conferences/Workshops/Courses Attended
  • Academic Awards and Distinctions with dates
  • Technical Reports
  • Research Grants Held, Current and Proposed
  • Extra-Curricular Activities
  • Membership of Academic and Professional Bodies
  • Date of Delivery of Inaugural/University Lecture and Title
  • Major Scholarly Publications and Breakthrough
  • Names and Addresses of Three Referees

Each referee should be contacted by the applicant to forward direct to
the Registrar, a confidential report on the candidates in a properly
sealed envelope marked Post of Vice-Chancellor: Referee’s Report at the
top left hand corner of the envelope).

Each application must be accompanied by 20 copies of statement of the
candidates plan for the actualization of the University’s vision and

All applications are to be submitted under confidential cover and addressed to:
The Registrar and Secretary to Council,
Lead City University,
Express Way, Toll Gate Area,
P. O. Box 30678,
Secretariat, Ibadan,
Oyo State.


  • The sealed envelope containing the applications are to be marked
    Post of Vice-Chancellor at the top left hand corner and forward to
    reach the Registrar within the above mentioned closing date.
  • However, the selection process continues till the right candidate emerges.

Deadline: 6th April, 2017.


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