International Vocational Technical and Entrepreneurship College Recruitment

The International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC) is a charitable non-governmental educational institution with a vision to promote inclusive human capital development within the context of evolving national (Nigerian) needs and global competitiveness.
IVTEC is a pioneering technical and vocational education model initiated by the Kwara State Government (KWSG). KWSG provided the initial funding and partnered with worldrenowned City & Guilds International for the design and construction of campus facilities, acquisition of training equipment and general administrative structure. As an NGO, the organizational and financial structure of IVTEC allows for an array of partnerships and collaborations with individuals, business and industry from within and outside Nigeria to ensure its future financial sustainability.
We are seeking individuals with uncommon dedication who are highachieving, highly dynamic and innovative with proven target driven orientation to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Instructor (Building Trades)

Location
: Ajase-Ipo, Kwara
Reports To: Academic Dean

About the Role
  • The role of the Instructor is to provide strategic assistance to the HOD in the development of the Department and programmes, as well as contribute to the International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurial College’s (IVTEC) strategic priorities set for the faculty.
  • The Instructor is expected to support the HOD in the development and delivery of overall instructional programmes, as well as training and knowledge transfer so as to enhance the quality of the trainee’s experience.
  • She/he is required to operate within IVTEC policies, regulations and framework ensuring the physical and human resources of the Department are effectively deployed.
Key Performance Areas
  • Assist the HOD in the effective management of each Department.
  • Deputise for the HOD as required, managing the strategic direction of the department.
  • Assist in the effective interactions between departments to ensure effective collaboration and teamwork towards college’s objectives and goals.
  • Report progress and flag risks at regular intervals to the HOD.
  • Provide feedback and advice on progress and programme implementation to respective HODs.
  • Assist the HOD in the effective and timely delivery, implementation and assessments of all training programmes.
  • Implement decisions of the HOD on the allocated tasks and deliverables and report duly.
  • Maintain safe and healthy training environment by following organization standards and legal regulations.
  • Conduct practical demonstration of learning instruction in the workshop.
  • Provide guidance and coaching to trainees during classes and simulation exercises.
  • Have high expectations of trainees including a commitment to ensuring that they can achieve their full educational and vocational potential.
  • Establishing fair, respectful, trusting, supportive and constructive relationships with trainees.
  • Demonstrate the positive values, attitudes and behavior they expect from trainees.
  • Hold positive values and attitudes and adopt high standards of behavior in their professional role.
  • Uphold the framework for discipline, in line with the IVTEC’s behavior policy/code of conduct.
  • Use a range of behavior management techniques and strategies, adapting them as necessary to promote the self-control and independence of trainees.
Educational Qualifications/Experience
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or any related field.
  • C&G or any relevant technical qualification will confer an added advantage.
  • Candidate must have sufficient expertise and knowledge to provide strategic assistance to HODs in an academic department of a vocational and technical college.
  • Significant experience in a vocational and training institution involving teaching, curriculum management and development.
  • Evidence of ability to provide assistance to the academic department of a vocational and technical college.
  • Ability to conduct workshop practical assessment for the students.
Sufficient experience in the following is highly required:
  • Modern carpentry (cabinet, upholstery and furniture making).
  • ICT Technology skills necessary for vocational education training.
Years in career:
  • Minimum of 5 years

Job Title: College Counsel

Location: Kwara
Reporting To: The Rector

Job Description
  • IVTEC is a pioneering technical and vocational education model initiated by the Kwara State Government (KWSG). KWSG provided the initial funding and partnered with worldrenowned City & Guilds International for the design and construction of campus facilities, acquisition of training equipment and general administrative structure. As an NGO, the organizational and financial structure of IVTEC allows for an array of partnerships and collaborations with individuals, business and industry from within and outside Nigeria to ensure its future financial sustainability.
  • IVTEC has commenced operations with the first set of instructional programs in Automotive, Building/Construction, Welding, Electrical, and HVAC trades.
  • Consequently, the IVTEC is seeking individuals with uncommon dedication who are highachieving, highly dynamic and innovative with proven target driven orientation to fill the under-listed positions in the IVTEC. Brief descriptions for the roles being advertised at this time are provided below.
  • For all the positions advertised, the place of employment will be at the IVTEC campus in Ajase-Ipo, Kwara State, Nigeria.
About the Role
  • The College Counsel reports to the Rector; he/she advises and provides legal guidance to the college on a variety of issues faced by an institution of higher education, including but not limited to litigation, employment law, disputes, transactions, procurement and contract matters.
  • The college counsel is key in ensuring that activities within the college are in compliance with appropriate laws and regulations.
Key Performance Areas
  • Research, develop, amend, evaluate and advise on college policies and procedures.
  • Review, advise and provide legal guidance on various college documents and initiatives.
  • Research, interpret and advice regarding state and federal laws pertaining to legal matters affecting the college.
  • Provide Legal guidance/advice on various issues such as corporate regulatory compliance, privacy, anti-trust and competition laws, advertising/promotional matters, corporate governance, fiduciary duty and ethics
  • Preparation of memoranda and correspondences
  • Handle student disciplinary proceedings, and other administrative and judicial proceedings.
  • Review, edit, negotiate, and draft license agreements pertaining to technology transfer.
  • Review, edit, negotiate, and draft MOUs and agreements pertaining to partnerships/collaborations with industry, business and/or educational entities.
  • Ensure that college activities are consistent with federal, state, local and contractual compliance obligations.
  • Appeals in federal and state courts; handle mediation and conflict of interest/ethics matters.
  • Participate in developing legal infrastructure including form contracts.
  • Assist management in structuring deals to advance institutional interests.
  • Safeguard the college's interests in academic freedom and intellectual property.
  • Update the details of the college at the Corporate Affairs Commission and other regulatory bodies when necessary.
  • Perform necessary legal research and legal counsel and guidance on a wide variety of legal issues, laws, policies and other regulations.
  • Research and prepare responses to complaints and/or lawsuits filed with state and federal agencies against the college.
  • Work with external solicitors on cases involving IVTEC.
Educational Qualifications
  • A minimum of a Master's Degree in Law (LL.M.) or its equivalent from a reputable university.
  • Call to Nigerian Bar (BL) Certification. Other Qualifications
  • Possession of 5 years’ post call cognate work experience in Corporate Law of a structured organization (preferably a higher institution).
  • Candidates with experience in a Local or International NGO may have an added advantage.
Required Skills:
  • Ability to handle a wide variety of legal matters and issues including; labor and employment, contract review and preparation.
  • Proficiency in legal research and writing and documentation.
  • Proven ability in critical thinking, and oral and written communication. Excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to handle litigation matters.
  • Ability to understand the numerous challenges and opportunities which occur within the Higher Education environment and, as a result, exercise independent and prudent judgment in decisions which will protect college interests.
  • Ability to function calmly and effectively during times of "crisis" and in stressful situations is essential.
  • Ability to work independently and productively as a part of a legal and administrative team.
  • Excellent analytical, planning and organizational skills including time management.
Years in Career:
  • A Legal practitioner with 7-10 years’ experience.


Job Title: Instructor (Electrical Trades)

Location
: Ajase-Ipo, Kwara
Reports To: Academic Dean

About the Role
  • The role of the Instructor is to provide strategic assistance to the HOD in the development of the Department and programmes, as well as contribute to the International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurial College’s (IVTEC) strategic priorities set for the faculty.
  • The Instructor is expected to support the HOD in the development and delivery of overall instructional programmes, as well as training and knowledge transfer so as to enhance the quality of the trainee’s experience.
  • She/he is required to operate within IVTEC policies, regulations and framework ensuring the physical and human resources of the Department are effectively deployed.
Key Performance Areas
  • Assist the HOD in the effective management of each Department.
  • Deputise for the HOD as required, managing the strategic direction of the department.
  • Assist in the effective interactions between departments to ensure effective collaboration and teamwork towards college’s objectives and goals.
  • Report progress and flag risks at regular intervals to the HOD.
  • Provide feedback and advice on progress and programme implementation to respective HODs.
  • Assist the HOD in the effective and timely delivery, implementation and assessments of all training programmes.
  • Implement decisions of the HOD on the allocated tasks and deliverables and report duly.
  • Maintain safe and healthy training environment by following organization standards and legal regulations.
  • Conduct practical demonstration of learning instruction in the workshop.
  • Provide guidance and coaching to trainees during classes and simulation exercises.
  • Have high expectations of trainees including a commitment to ensuring that they can achieve their full educational and vocational potential.
  • Establishing fair, respectful, trusting, supportive and constructive relationships with trainees.
  • Demonstrate the positive values, attitudes and behavior they expect from trainees.
  • Hold positive values and attitudes and adopt high standards of behavior in their professional role.
  • Uphold the framework for discipline, in line with the IVTEC’s behavior policy/code of conduct.
  • Use a range of behavior management techniques and strategies, adapting them as necessary to promote the self-control and independence of trainees.
Educational Qualifications/Experience
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or any related field.
  • C&G or any relevant technical qualification will confer an added advantage.
  • Candidate must have sufficient expertise and knowledge to provide strategic assistance to HODs in an academic department of a vocational and technical college.
  • Significant experience in a vocational and training institution involving teaching, curriculum management and development.
  • Evidence of ability to provide assistance to the academic department of a vocational and technical college.
  • Ability to conduct workshop practical assessment for the students.
Sufficient experience in the following is highly required:
  • Winding of electrical machines (3-phase) and distribution transformers.
  • ICT Technology skills necessary for vocational education training.
Years in career:
  • Minimum of 5 years


Job Title: Instructor (Welding Trades)

Location
: Ajase-Ipo, Kwara
Reports To: Academic Dean

About the Role
  • The role of the Instructor is to provide strategic assistance to the HOD in the development of the Department and programmes, as well as contribute to the International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurial College’s (IVTEC) strategic priorities set for the faculty.
  • The Instructor is expected to support the HOD in the development and delivery of overall instructional programmes, as well as training and knowledge transfer so as to enhance the quality of the trainee’s experience.
  • She/he is required to operate within IVTEC policies, regulations and framework ensuring the physical and human resources of the Department are effectively deployed.
Key Performance Areas
  • Assist the HOD in the effective management of each Department.
  • Deputise for the HOD as required, managing the strategic direction of the department.
  • Assist in the effective interactions between departments to ensure effective collaboration and teamwork towards college’s objectives and goals.
  • Report progress and flag risks at regular intervals to the HOD.
  • Provide feedback and advice on progress and programme implementation to respective HODs.
  • Assist the HOD in the effective and timely delivery, implementation and assessments of all training programmes.
  • Implement decisions of the HOD on the allocated tasks and deliverables and report duly.
  • Maintain safe and healthy training environment by following organization standards and legal regulations.
  • Conduct practical demonstration of learning instruction in the workshop.
  • Provide guidance and coaching to trainees during classes and simulation exercises.
  • Have high expectations of trainees including a commitment to ensuring that they can achieve their full educational and vocational potential.
  • Establishing fair, respectful, trusting, supportive and constructive relationships with trainees.
  • Demonstrate the positive values, attitudes and behavior they expect from trainees.
  • Hold positive values and attitudes and adopt high standards of behavior in their professional role.
  • Uphold the framework for discipline, in line with the IVTEC’s behavior policy/code of conduct.
  • Use a range of behavior management techniques and strategies, adapting them as necessary to promote the self-control and independence of trainees.
Educational Qualifications/Experience
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or any related field.
  • C&G or any relevant technical qualification will confer an added advantage.
  • Candidate must have sufficient expertise and knowledge to provide strategic assistance to HODs in an academic department of a vocational and technical college.
  • Significant experience in a vocational and training institution involving teaching, curriculum management and development.
  • Evidence of ability to provide assistance to the academic department of a vocational and technical college.
  • Ability to conduct workshop practical assessment for the students.
Sufficient experience in the following is highly required:
  • Coded welder in pipeline (rig) welding.
  • ICT Technology skills necessary for vocational education training.
Years in career:
  • Minimum of 5 years



Job Title: Instructor (HVAC Trades)

Location
: Ajase-Ipo, Kwara
Reports To: Academic Dean

About the Role
  • The role of the Instructor is to provide strategic assistance to the HOD in the development of the Department and programmes, as well as contribute to the International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurial College’s (IVTEC) strategic priorities set for the faculty.
  • The Instructor is expected to support the HOD in the development and delivery of overall instructional programmes, as well as training and knowledge transfer so as to enhance the quality of the trainee’s experience.
  • She/he is required to operate within IVTEC policies, regulations and framework ensuring the physical and human resources of the Department are effectively deployed.
Key Performance Areas
  • Assist the HOD in the effective management of each Department.
  • Deputise for the HOD as required, managing the strategic direction of the department.
  • Assist in the effective interactions between departments to ensure effective collaboration and teamwork towards college’s objectives and goals.
  • Report progress and flag risks at regular intervals to the HOD.
  • Provide feedback and advice on progress and programme implementation to respective HODs.
  • Assist the HOD in the effective and timely delivery, implementation and assessments of all training programmes.
  • Implement decisions of the HOD on the allocated tasks and deliverables and report duly.
  • Maintain safe and healthy training environment by following organization standards and legal regulations.
  • Conduct practical demonstration of learning instruction in the workshop.
  • Provide guidance and coaching to trainees during classes and simulation exercises.
  • Have high expectations of trainees including a commitment to ensuring that they can achieve their full educational and vocational potential.
  • Establishing fair, respectful, trusting, supportive and constructive relationships with trainees.
  • Demonstrate the positive values, attitudes and behavior they expect from trainees.
  • Hold positive values and attitudes and adopt high standards of behavior in their professional role.
  • Uphold the framework for discipline, in line with the IVTEC’s behavior policy/code of conduct.
  • Use a range of behavior management techniques and strategies, adapting them as necessary to promote the self-control and independence of trainees.
Educational Qualifications/Experience
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or any related field.
  • C&G or any relevant technical qualification will confer an added advantage.
  • Candidate must have sufficient expertise and knowledge to provide strategic assistance to HODs in an academic department of a vocational and technical college.
  • Significant experience in a vocational and training institution involving teaching, curriculum management and development.
  • Evidence of ability to provide assistance to the academic department of a vocational and technical college.
  • Ability to conduct workshop practical assessment for the students.
Sufficient experience in the following is highly required:
  • Duct Fabrication, air-conditioning installation and repair.
  • ICT Technology skills necessary for vocational education training.
Years in career:
  • Minimum of 5 years



Job Title: Director of Business Development / External Relations

Location
: Ajase-Ipo, Kwara
Reporting To: The Rector
Years in Career: 7-10 

About the Role
  • The Director Of Business Development is a key member of the senior staff of IVTEC working directly with the Rector and expected to be well experienced in functional areas that include External Relations, Academic and Outreach Communications, and business development.
  • He/She will lead a diverse collaborative team that will design and implement a comprehensive and integrated communications and business development strategy focused on advancement, and collaborative partnerships with industry, business and educational institutions in order to raise the profile and impact of the college.
Key Performance Areas
The Director of External Relations is expected to develop a robust portfolio in the following areas:
  • Industry collaborations and partnerships.
  • Consultation and inputs on manpower demand and curriculum development.
  • Sponsorships and collaborations for IVTEC Training Department.
  • Articulation and Joint-Certification Programmes.
  • Technology transfer, hardware, training equipment, software and programme/event sponsorships.
  • Industry attachment and internship programmes for trainees.
  • Scholarship, business donations and financial assistance for students.
  • Consultancy and customised training programmes.
  • Plans, organizes, and conducts simple and complex campaigns supporting students, academic departments and other college initiatives.
  • Directs multi-channel communications to assure consistent unified messaging across platforms and affiliates.
  • Acts as the college’s spokesperson on the instructions of the Rector and Senior Management.
  • Manages a personal portfolio of major partnership and collaboration prospects
  • Provides advice to the Rector and Senior Management on public relations and communication issues within and outside the college
  • Ensuring the production and distribution of high quality and informative brochures, publications, press reviews, audio-visual as well as electronic documents for the media and public to enhance the College's image, and maintaining good and close working relations with all key media companies.
  • Preparing and disseminating press releases, as well as organizing and conducting press conferences and seminars on behalf of the Rector to present the college’s activities in a well-articulated manner.
Educational Qualifications
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, or a related field.
  • Membership with appropriate bodies will be an advantage
Other Qualifications:
  • A comprehensive working knowledge of internal and external public relations and communications programs for an educational organization (preferably a vocational institute) will be a distinct advantage.
  • High business acumen in the Nigerian Manufacturing, Industrial and business Environment.
Required Skills:
  • Must be a team builder with astute creativity and high acumen in business development.
  • Must have the ability to be not only a player and coach in leading and owning all development efforts, but also a partner in identifying and seizing opportunities that benefit IVTEC and enables continued success.
  • Knowledge and experience with computer programs that support the Business Development Department, including Microsoft Office programs.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to build, foster, and maintain relationships with both internal and external constituencies, including senior management, training department, trustees, students, partners, affiliates and prospects.
  • Proven self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit, motivator, strategic thinker, and innovator with the ability to set priorities.
  • Strong work ethic, evidence of good judgment, attention to details, and demonstrable personal integrity with a sense of humor when necessary.
  • Superior communication skills to express, orally and in writing, requests for partnerships and collaboration with clarity, passion, and persuasion.
  • Willingness and ability to travel for business meetings and to work non-traditional hours.
  • Knowledge of the media and TVET and possess the ability to work well with representatives from different sectors of the industry.
  • Understanding of and experience with various media software tools.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to travel independently for business purposes as required.
  • Understand the importance of actively seeking input from senior management when developing and shaping business development ideas and strategies. And, will have the confidence and ability to bring ideas and strategies to fruition.
  • Ability to publicize the positive news about college achievement and programs, and to develop a coordinated proactive, rather than reactive, approach that anticipates problems before they develop.




Job Title: Secretary

Location:
 Kwara
Reporting To: Management
Years in Career: 3 years in similar position

About the Role
  • The Secretary is responsible for providing secretarial, clerical and administrative support in order to ensure that services are provided in an effective and efficient manner.
Key Performance Areas:
  • Provide office support services in order to ensure efficiency and effectiveness within the office.
  • Provide administrative services for The Rector.
  • Assist in the planning and preparation of meetings, conferences and conference telephone calls.
  • Assist with travel arrangements. o Arrange essential mail in priority action order for The Rector.
  • Check deadlines on incoming requests and put preliminary work in play.
  • Receive, direct and relay telephone messages and fax messages. o Arrange “call-backs”.
  • Provide back-up materials for “call-backs” Do phone surveys/ inquiries when needed.
  • Keep and update an inventory of items and supplies in the Rector’s pantry. o Supervise cleaners and other support staff who have access to the Rector’s office.
  • Perform other duties as required by Senior Staff Members.
Required Qualification/Experience
  • A HND qualification or its equivalent in Secretarial studies or related field.
  • Planning and organising skills with ability to establish courses of action for self to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to clearly convey information and ideas to individuals or groups in a manner that helps them understand and retain the message.
  • Ability to maintain stable performance under pressure or opposition; holding stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organisation.
  • Good interpersonal and human relations flexible interpersonal skills and able to form relations of the clients.
  • Task Planning and Organizing - Ability to manage self, and resources including time and surrounding circumstances to reach a specific goal.
  • Written expression - Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand, to create a clear message, record documents, provide information to persuade, request information from others and justify a request.
  • Computer skills-including the ability to operate the Microsoft Office Suite at a highly proficient level.
  • He/she must be Trustworthy, respectful, courteous, flexible and possess high self-discipline.



Job Title: Instructor (Automotive Trades)

Location
: Ajase-Ipo, Kwara
Reports To: Academic Dean

About the Role
  • The role of the Instructor is to provide strategic assistance to the HOD in the development of the Department and programmes, as well as contribute to the International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurial College’s (IVTEC) strategic priorities set for the faculty.
  • The Instructor is expected to support the HOD in the development and delivery of overall instructional programmes, as well as training and knowledge transfer so as to enhance the quality of the trainee’s experience.
  • She/he is required to operate within IVTEC policies, regulations and framework ensuring the physical and human resources of the Department are effectively deployed.
Key Performance Areas
  • Assist the HOD in the effective management of each Department.
  • Deputise for the HOD as required, managing the strategic direction of the department.
  • Assist in the effective interactions between departments to ensure effective collaboration and teamwork towards college’s objectives and goals.
  • Report progress and flag risks at regular intervals to the HOD.
  • Provide feedback and advice on progress and programme implementation to respective HODs.
  • Assist the HOD in the effective and timely delivery, implementation and assessments of all training programmes.
  • Implement decisions of the HOD on the allocated tasks and deliverables and report duly.
  • Maintain safe and healthy training environment by following organization standards and legal regulations.
  • Conduct practical demonstration of learning instruction in the workshop.
  • Provide guidance and coaching to trainees during classes and simulation exercises.
  • Have high expectations of trainees including a commitment to ensuring that they can achieve their full educational and vocational potential.
  • Establishing fair, respectful, trusting, supportive and constructive relationships with trainees.
  • Demonstrate the positive values, attitudes and behavior they expect from trainees.
  • Hold positive values and attitudes and adopt high standards of behavior in their professional role.
  • Uphold the framework for discipline, in line with the IVTEC’s behavior policy/code of conduct.
  • Use a range of behavior management techniques and strategies, adapting them as necessary to promote the self-control and independence of trainees.
Educational Qualifications/Experience
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or any related field.
  • C&G or any relevant technical qualification will confer an added advantage.
  • Candidate must have sufficient expertise and knowledge to provide strategic assistance to HODs in an academic department of a vocational and technical college.
  • Significant experience in a vocational and training institution involving teaching, curriculum management and development.
  • Evidence of ability to provide assistance to the academic department of a vocational and technical college.
  • Ability to conduct workshop practical assessment for the students.
Sufficient experience in the following is highly required:
  • Practical experience in Auto-Mechanical preferable a Motor Vehicle Mechanic.
  • ICT Technology skills necessary for vocational education training.
Years in career:
  • Minimum of 5 years

Job Title: College Librarian
Location
: Ajase-Ipo, Kwara
Reporting To: Management
Years in Career: 3
About the Role
  • The College Librarian is the Chief Library Officer of the college and reports to the College Rector.
  • He/she oversees the administration of the College Library and the coordination of the Library Services of the International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurship College(IVTEC).
  • He/she will provide all students with an enriched library environment containing a wide variety and range of materials that will invite intellectual growth, and to aid students in acquiring the skills needed to take full advantage of library resources.
Key Performance Areas
  • The College Librarian is responsible for formulation and implementation of Library policy.
  • Contacts and liaises with academic departments for book requirements.
  • Supports the mission of the college and contributes to achieving the learning outcomes of the college.
  • Collaborates with senior staff and academic departments to provide a rich learning environment and appropriate resources to encourage student engagement in all aspects of inquiry, problem solving and critical thinking.
  • Preparation of Library Budget and submit to the Finance Manager for approval.
  • Give professional advice to the Rector and other members of the senior staff on Library matters.
  • Responsible for the smooth running of the College Library.
  • Track and assess library services and library resources usage, analyse data to improve resources and services and inform innovation.
Educational Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Technology, Library Science or related field. A Master’s Degree is preferred.
Other Qualifications:
  • Registered membership with The Librarians Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN) will be a stand-out advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an equivalent position in a higher institution (preferably a Vocational and Technical College).
Required Skills:
  • High computer literacy and proficiency in word processing and data base software.
  • Ability to take initiatives to fast-track the development of a College Library to a standard of international repute.
  • Evidence of thorough understanding of the application of new technologies to library operations and services.
  • Capability to initiate research and be knowledgeable in the application of Computer to Library operations and services.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms with all levels of management, both internally and externally.
  • Contribution to knowledge through research and scholarly publications in reputable journals within and outside Nigeria.
  • Knowledge of current issues and trends in scholarly communication, pedagogy, and librarianship such as copyright, plagiarism, intellectual freedom, technology, and evidence-based improvement.
  • Ability to work successfully within a collaborative and collegial environment and to nurture this ability in others.
  • Ability to exhibit interpretive and reasoning skills and also be able to instruct.
  • An understanding of and commitment to the mission of a Vocational and Technical College.
  • An understanding of how the library contributes to learning in a TVET college.
  • Ability to provide collaborative leadership in planning, implementation and evidence-based improvement of library services, programs, and technology.
  • Demonstrated administrative and management experience in library settings, including advocacy, budgeting, collection development, resource sharing, and personnel supervisory experience.
  • Personal integrity that fosters respect for all members of a diverse academic community.
  • Strong multi-tasking, organizational, planning, and coordination skills Self-motivated, flexible, patient, and solutions-oriented.
  • Able to set own priorities, work effectively under pressure, and meet frequently occurring deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Physical traits required are: ability to have repetitive hand motions; ability to adjust eye to bring an object into focus; judge distance (close and distant); distinguish colours and have visual acuity.



Job Title: Director of Admissions and Student Life
Location
: Ajase-Ipo, Kwara
Reporting to: The Registrar
About the Role
  • The Director of Admissions is key in attracting and retaining students to the college by directing admissions strategies and assisting students with the development and evaluation of an educational plan.
  • S/he maintains and provides accurate program and course information for new and returning students seeking certificates, diplomas, and degrees, provides information on all aspects of new student orientation, placement test interpretation, advising services, and career identification and selection.
  • The Director also assists students in determining their major course of study by offering resources for self-exploration related to careers; interprets career assessment results and guides students in researching employment trends and gathering information related to careers of interest.
  • S/he is key in ensuring student’s success and welfare while on campus.
Key Performance Areas
  • Establishes admissions operational strategies by evaluating trends; establishing critical measurements; determining productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies.
  • Evaluate incoming transcripts and track completed courses to ensure students are guided to appropriate courses.
  • Refer students to print and web-based resources related to career information.
  • Make students aware of campus and community resources, including online student services and academic support services.
  • Provide students with information related to resume writing, interviewing skills, and general job search strategies.
  • Develops admissions financial strategies by estimating, forecasting, and anticipating requirements, trends, and variances; aligning monetary and human resources.
  • Maintaining continuing flow of quality applicants and transfers to the college by analyzing trends in enrollment and marketing activities.
  • Leading activities to continue programs that are effective.
  • Helping to modify programs; presenting strategies for the college’s recruitment and admission activities.
  • Collaborate as a team member on delivery of career services, student retention initiatives, job fairs, transfer fairs, orientations, and Student Success workshops as needed.
  • Administer and interpret career interest/ability instruments, review, interpret, and evaluate applicant test scores and other information to determine course placement.
  • Collect data and participate in the assessment of services as requested by the Rector.
  • Works collaboratively with instructional departments to provide appropriate academic advising and career exploration services for new and continuing students.
  • Track students’ success rate and proffer ideas to achieve higher success rates.
  • Monitor student’s welfare especially on campus and review reported health cases at the clinic periodically.
  • Demonstrate and model the College’s core values
  • Provide Other duties as assigned by Rector.
Educational Qualifications
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Education, Higher Education Administration, Counselling, Social Sciences or related field. Other Qualifications
  • Extensive knowledge of the Vocational and Technical Education and understanding of the philosophy and mission.
  • Candidates with experience within higher education in a fast paced, diverse student program environment may have an added advantage.
  • Years in career: 7-10
Required Skills:
  • Knowledge of academic advising and student success initiatives.
  • Ability to utilize data to assess practices and effectiveness of programs.
  • Knowledge of current and emergent practices in higher education, particularly Vocational and Technical Education, which facilitate student success.
  • Experience working with diverse students, including students from underrepresented populations, and adults transitioning from careers.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Must have strong presentation skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge, good judgment, and the willingness to support and enforce college policy and procedures and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a collaborative team environment, using good judgment, analytical skills, and problem solving skills while upholding college procedures and policies and promoting teamwork within the organization.
  • Computer skills including college related software and email. Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Familiarity with integrating online and web-based tools which support academic advising and college retention efforts, while understanding the challenges that students face with technology.
  • Ability to adapt in a changing workplace environment that is focused on student retention and success.
  • Distinct personal skills required are intuition, friendliness, approachability and a willingness to help.
Job Title: College Counsel
Location: Kwara
Reporting To: The Rector
Job Description
  • IVTEC is a pioneering technical and vocational education model initiated by the Kwara State Government (KWSG). KWSG provided the initial funding and partnered with worldrenowned City & Guilds International for the design and construction of campus facilities, acquisition of training equipment and general administrative structure. As an NGO, the organizational and financial structure of IVTEC allows for an array of partnerships and collaborations with individuals, business and industry from within and outside Nigeria to ensure its future financial sustainability.
  • IVTEC has commenced operations with the first set of instructional programs in Automotive, Building/Construction, Welding, Electrical, and HVAC trades.
  • Consequently, the IVTEC is seeking individuals with uncommon dedication who are highachieving, highly dynamic and innovative with proven target driven orientation to fill the under-listed positions in the IVTEC. Brief descriptions for the roles being advertised at this time are provided below.
  • For all the positions advertised, the place of employment will be at the IVTEC campus in Ajase-Ipo, Kwara State, Nigeria.

About the Role
  • The College Counsel reports to the Rector; he/she advises and provides legal guidance to the college on a variety of issues faced by an institution of higher education, including but not limited to litigation, employment law, disputes, transactions, procurement and contract matters.
  • The college counsel is key in ensuring that activities within the college are in compliance with appropriate laws and regulations.
Key Performance Areas
  • Research, develop, amend, evaluate and advise on college policies and procedures.
  • Review, advise and provide legal guidance on various college documents and initiatives.
  • Research, interpret and advice regarding state and federal laws pertaining to legal matters affecting the college.
  • Provide Legal guidance/advice on various issues such as corporate regulatory compliance, privacy, anti-trust and competition laws, advertising/promotional matters, corporate governance, fiduciary duty and ethics
  • Preparation of memoranda and correspondences
  • Handle student disciplinary proceedings, and other administrative and judicial proceedings.
  • Review, edit, negotiate, and draft license agreements pertaining to technology transfer.
  • Review, edit, negotiate, and draft MOUs and agreements pertaining to partnerships/collaborations with industry, business and/or educational entities.
  • Ensure that college activities are consistent with federal, state, local and contractual compliance obligations.
  • Appeals in federal and state courts; handle mediation and conflict of interest/ethics matters.
  • Participate in developing legal infrastructure including form contracts.
  • Assist management in structuring deals to advance institutional interests.
  • Safeguard the college’s interests in academic freedom and intellectual property.
  • Update the details of the college at the Corporate Affairs Commission and other regulatory bodies when necessary.
  • Perform necessary legal research and legal counsel and guidance on a wide variety of legal issues, laws, policies and other regulations.
  • Research and prepare responses to complaints and/or lawsuits filed with state and federal agencies against the college.
  • Work with external solicitors on cases involving IVTEC.
Educational Qualifications
  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M.) or its equivalent from a reputable university.
  • Call to Nigerian Bar (BL) Certification. Other Qualifications
  • Possession of 5 years’ post call cognate work experience in Corporate Law of a structured organization (preferably a higher institution).
  • Candidates with experience in a Local or International NGO may have an added advantage.
Required Skills:
  • Ability to handle a wide variety of legal matters and issues including; labor and employment, contract review and preparation.
  • Proficiency in legal research and writing and documentation.
  • Proven ability in critical thinking, and oral and written communication. Excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to handle litigation matters.
  • Ability to understand the numerous challenges and opportunities which occur within the Higher Education environment and, as a result, exercise independent and prudent judgment in decisions which will protect college interests.
  • Ability to function calmly and effectively during times of “crisis” and in stressful situations is essential.
  • Ability to work independently and productively as a part of a legal and administrative team.
  • Excellent analytical, planning and organizational skills including time management.

Years in Career:
  • A Legal practitioner with 7-10 years’ experience.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following documents below by email to: HR@ivtec.ng
  • Letter of interest.
  • Updated CVs.
  • Provide three (3) references familiar with your professional background. (Name, Tel. Number and Email add.).


Application Deadline  18th January, 2018.

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