Latest Jobs at the Federal University, Gusau, 13th January, 2020

Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State – It is a conventional University established in January 2013 and currently has three faculties as follows: Faculty of Humanities and Education, Faculty of Management and Social Sciences, and Faculty of Science with a plan for additional faculties.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant position below in Federal University Gusau (FUGUS):


Job Title: Chief Stores Officer (CONTISS – 13)

Location: Gusau, Zamfara

The Responsibilities

  • General overseer / Coordinator of the store activities.
  • Liaising with Procurement officer on procurement of goods.
  • Responsible to the Bursar.
  • Performing any other duties assigned by the Bursar / University


  • The candidate should have passed the final examination of the Institute of Purchasing and Supply with at least 12 years’ post-qualification experience.
  • He / she should be a holder of B.Sc. in Social Science or Commerce with at least 12 year’s post-qualification experience.

Condition of Services

  • The condition of service and salaries for the stated position is as obtained in the Federal Universities in Nigeria, and as may be determined by the University Governing Council.


Job Title: Director of Advancement (CONTISS – 15)

Location: Gusau, Zamfara

Job Descriptions

  • The Director Advancement is charge 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
  • He / she serves as the Chief Administrative head of the Advancement Office of the university

The Roles

  • Lead, supervise and coordinate the running of the Office.
  • Work with the Vice-Chancellor to secure higher level support from individuals, corporations, donations and special government funding opportunities.
  • Manage the fundraising budgets and ensure that the University can track the return on the investment in Advancement Office.
  • 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.
  • Achieve key performance indicators as agreed with management and work within the Human Relations guidelines of the University.
  • Commission and oversee development communications as required.
  • Develop and implement strategies to secure gifts that support institutional priorities and achieve the targets of the University
  • Prepare and maintain Policy and Procedure manual for the Office to ensure accountability.
  • Work within the governing rules and guidelines of the University.
  • Generate a protocol list of friends and partners of the University for mutual town / gown relationship.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Vice-Chancellor.

The Person

  • Interested candidates should have at least Twelve (12) years post-university graduation cognate experience in a relevant or related University activity.
  • The candidate should possess a track record of team work and team building, has strong effective communication skills in both oral and written presentations.
  • The candidate should convincingly demonstrate the ability to perform the stated rules of the Director of Advancement.

Condition of Services

  • The condition of service and salaries for the stated position is as obtained in the Federal Universities in Nigeria, and as may be determined by the University Governing Council.


Job Title: Registrar

Location: Gusau, Zamfara

The Position

  • The position of Registrar is a statutory position on tenure appointment for 5 years in the first instance and MAY be renewed subject to the provision of extant regulations.
  • The position will become vacant in June 2020.


  • The Registrar is the Chief Administrative Officer of the College and is responsible to the Provost for the day-to-day administration of the Registry Dept.
  • In addition, he/she serves as Secretary to the Governing Council and other Statutory Committees of the College.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Eligible candidates, who must have attained the rank of Deputy Registrar on CONTEDISS 15 in College of Education system, should possess a Master’s Degree in any of the Social Science / Arts from a recognized institution of higher learning with at least 18 years Cognate experience or a Doctorate Degree with at least 15 years cognate experience
  • Candidates must also show evidence of membership of relevant professional body(s)
  • Evidence of attendance of a continuous mandatory professional development course is required.


Job Title: University Legal Officer (CONTISS – 13)

Location: Gusau, Zamfara


  • The University Legal Officer is the Chief Legal Adviser of the University answerable to the Registrar.

The Responsibilities

  • Advises the University on matters that relate to administration of justice, due process, procedures and University businesses.
  • Interfaces between the University and the University external advocates.
  • Drafts memorandum of understanding between sections of the University and other organizations.
  • Serve as secretary to some committees of the University.
  • Coordinates industrial relations and union matters within the University
  • He / she represents the University at courts and other legal fora.


  • Possession of LLB, BL with a minimum of Second Class Lower from a recognized University;
  • At least ten (10) years of post-call experience, at least five (5) of which must have been in a tertiary institution.
  • Call-to-bar Certificate;
  • National Youth Service Corps Certificate or Exemption Letter;
  • Must be computer literate.

Condition of Services

  • The condition of service and salaries for the stated position is as obtained in the Federal Universities in Nigeria, and as may be determined by the University Governing Council.

Job Title: Chief Security Officer (CONUSS – 13)

Location: Gusau, Zamfara

The Job

  • The University Chief Security Officer is responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the overall security and intelligence matters of the University and ensuring safety for the entire University community.

The Responsibilities

  • Supervise, monitor and control sub-units in the Division
  • Must be able to anticipate security crisis conditions on the campus and take appropriate measures.
  • Prepare periodic security report for management action.
  • Design and prepare standard training programmes for patrol-men and women for periodic implementation.
  • Ensure security surveillance of both on and off campuses residence of the University.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Vice-Chancellor.


  • Applicants should be holders of good honors Degree from a recognized University or its equivalent from a recognized institution in the relevant field e.g. Law, Criminology, Security Studies, Sociology or any related discipline with 15 years’ cognate experience.
  • Applicants must show aptitude for security work, come detection and prevention, be physically fit and of good character.
  • Must be retired officers not below the rank of Lt. Col in the Nigerian Army, Chief Superintendent of Police or its equivalent in other forces.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Must not be more than Fifty (50) years of age.

Condition of Services

  • The condition of service and salaries for the stated position is as obtained in the Federal Universities in Nigeria, and as may be determined by the University Governing Council.

Deadline: 24th February, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their typed Applications in 25 copies with photocopies of their Certificates and detailed CV under confidential cover in an envelope seal stating the post applied for, and addressed to:
The Registrar,
Federal University Gusau,
P.M.B 1001 Gusau,
Zamfara State – Nigeria.


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