Education and Training

Vice-Chancellor Vacancy at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria – The Governing Council of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria announces that the position below will soon be vacant and hereby invites interested, qualified and distinguished academics with experience in university teaching and administration of not less than fifteen (15) years to submit applications for the position below:

Job Title: Vice-Chancellor

Location: Zaria

The Job
The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Accounting and Academic Officer of the University, ex-officio member of Council and Chairman of the Senate. Among his/her other functions, the Vice-Chancellor shall:

  • At all times advise the Council on any matter affecting the finance and administration of the University;
  • Be responsible to the Council for maintaining peace, order and efficient management of the affairs of the University, and ensuring the enforcement of the Laws, Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations of the University;
  • Be responsible to Council for discipline in the University;
  • Regulate the admission of students subject to the guidelines and procedures approved by the University Senate and other statutory organs of the University.

An applicant for the post of Vice-Chancellor of the University must possess the following qualities and qualifications:

  • Be a university teacher of the rank of Professor attained for at least 10 years in highly regarded and reputable institution;
  • Be an individual who, judging from his/her track record, should command willing respect and loyalty of members of staff and students of the University;
  • Be morally sound and of unimpeachable probity and integrity;
  • Be a person who is physically and mentally fit in state of good health;
  • Be not more than 65 years old.
  • Be a person of high academic standing and reputation in his/her respective discipline;
  • Must be familiar and conversant with developmental, academic and other complex managerial problems of a large University;
  • Have extensive and deep experience in all facets of University administration;
  • Be a person who commands respect nationally and internationally, especially in academic circle;

Conditions of Service
The remuneration and conditions of service are as applicable to posts of Vice-Chancellor in all Nigerian Federal Universities, and as determined by the Government from time to time.

Deadline: 14 November, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidate should submit thirty (30) copies each of Application Letter, Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and Clear Statement of his/her vision for the University under his/her leadership. These documents should be sent under confidential cover and marked “Post of Vice-chancellor, A.B.U., Zaria”, to reach the address below:
The Registrar and Secretary to Council,
Ahmadu Bello University,
P .M.B. 1045, Zaria,
Kaduna State

Note: The candidate should include the names and addresses of three referees in his/her Application, at least two of whom should be able to attest to the applicant’s academic, professional and managerial achievements and abilities.

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