College Bursar Job at Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku

The Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, Rivers State of Nigeria is one of the Federal Colleges of Education (Technical) established by Act No. 4 of 1986 of the Federal Government of Nigeria. Act No.6 of 1993 amended the Act.

The Governing Council of the Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, Rivers State invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: College Bursar

Ref. No.: FCE(T)/OM/REG/BURSAR/005/2019
Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The Bursar is the Financial Officer of the College and is responsible to the Provost for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the College.

Candidate for the post of the Bursar must possess the following requirements:

  • A good Honours Degree, HND or its equivalent in Accountancy or Finance from a recognized institution of higher learning with at least 21 years of cognate experience plus full registration with a recognized Professional Accounting Body;
  • Evidence of attendance of a continuous mandatory professional development course is required;
  • Proficiency in Information and Communication Technology (ICT);
  • Must have been a Deputy Bursar in any tertiary institution.

Other Requirements:

  • Candidate must not be more than 59 years as at the time of assumption of duty.

The candidates for the position is expected to plan, organize, direct and co-ordinate the operations of the financial system of the College. He/She would however, be responsible to the Provost. Among others, some specific duties of the Bursar includes:

  • Coordinating the financial operations of the College
  • Establishing appropriate internal control system
  • Advising the Provost on financial matters
  • Preparing periodic/annual financial reports of the College
  • Developing and installing an efficient accounting system
  • Interpreting financial regulations
  • Performing any other related duty that may be assigned from time to time.


Conditions of Service

  • Candidate will be entitled to the privileges and benefits specified in the terms and conditions of service for staff of Federal Collges in Nigeria and according to other conditions which may be approved from time to time by the Governing Council of the College in consultation with the National Commission for Colleges of Education.


  • Appointment of the candidate is for an initial period of five (5) years in the first instance and may be eligible for reappointment for a second term of five (5) years subject to satisfactory performance.

Deadline: 9th March, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit fifteen (15) typewritten copies of their applications (including credentials and Curriculum Vitae) giving the following information as listed below:

  • Full Name
  • Telephone Number
  • E-mail Address
  • Date of Birth/Evidence of date of Birth
  • Place of Birth
  • Nationality, Local Government/State of Origin
  • Permanent Postal Address
  • Current Postal Address
  • Marital Status/Next-of-Kin
  • Number and Ages of children
  • Institutions attended with dates
  • Qualifications obtained with dates
  • Academic Honour and Membership of Professional Bodies
  • Experience, Posts held with duration, salaries and dates
  • Evidence of proficiency in ICT
  • Community service.

Candidates are advised to request three (3) referees (one of them must be the present employer) to forward reports on them to the Provost.

Application should be enclosed in an envelope marked “College Bursar” at the right hand corner and addressed to:
The Provost,
Federal College of Education (Technical)
Omoku – Rivers State.

Note: Only applications of shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.


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