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Job Vacancies in a Leading Private University in Lagos

A leading Private University located in South West, Nigeria, is currently inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the positions below:

 

Job Title: Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Location: Lagos

The Job

  • The Deputy Vice-Chancellor is expected to support and complement the Vice-Chancellor in both the academic and administrative duties, and the responsibilities of ensuring an efficient orderly and democratic University system properly positioned for the attainment of set goals. By law, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor is also a member of the Governing Council as well as the Senate and the Management Committees and is elected by Senate following nominations by the Vice-Chancellor
  • The Deputy Vice-Chancellor acts in the place of the Vice-Chancellor when the office of the Vice-Chancellor is vacant or the Vice-Chancellor is for any reason (including absence from the precincts of the University) unable to perform his/her functions.
  • Specifically, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor has the responsibility for overseeing and supporting community services including student and staff- oriented services, business services, health, socio-cultural and religious matters.
  • The Deputy Vice-Chancellor has responsibility for overseeing university committees on research, academic planning development publications, learned conferences, postgraduate board, academic staff development, and Deans. He also assists the Vice-Chancellor to generate revenue.

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

  • Be a university teacher with a PhD in any relevant field.
  • Must have been a Professor for at least 8 years in a reputable institution of higher learning
  • 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.

Tenure of Office / Terms of Appointment

  • The Deputy Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for a term of four (4) years and may-be eligible for re-appointment
  • His terms and conditions of service shall be embodied in a contract under the seal of the University.

Remuneration

  • The remuneration and other conditions of services shall be as applicable to the post of Deputy Vice-Chancellor in Nigerian Universities and as may be determined by the Governing Council of the University from time to time.

 

Job Title: University Bursar
Location: Lagos

The Job

  • The Bursar is a Principal Officer and is the Chief Financial Officer of the University responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the university
  • He/she should provide the University Management with appropriate advice and support for all the institution’s financial transactions including investment

Qualifications

  • Applicants for the post of University Bursar must-have in the past exhibited a considerable degree of competence, responsiveness, demonstrable integrity and transparency on matters of financial administration and management
  • In addition, candidates should demonstrate the ability to relate effectively with financial stakeholders
  • Prospective candidates must hold a minimum of Second-Class Upper Degree in Accounting or allied disciplines from a recognized University Possession of a Master’s Degree will be an added advantage. In addition, he/she must be a registered member of either of the under-listed professional bodies:
    • Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)
    • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Prospective candidates must show evidence of knowledge of ICT and its application at the highest level of efficiency in financial administration and management
  • He/she must also satisfy the requirements for the appointment of non-academic staff in the University
  • The candidate should not be more than 60years old.
  • The applicant must currently not be lower than the rank of a Chief Accountant and must have a minimum of fifteen (15) years relevant experience, Five (5) of which must have been spent in a University.

Tenure of Office / Terms of Appointment

  • The University Bursar shall hold office for a term of four (4) years and may-be eligible for re-appointment
  • His terms and conditions of service shall be embodied in a contract under the seal of the University.

Remuneration

  • The remuneration and other conditions of services shall be as applicable to the post of University Bursar in Nigerian Universities and as may be determined by the Governing Council of the University from time to time.

 

Job Title: Vice-Chancellor
Location: Lagos

The Job

  • The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Executive and Academic Officer of the University and ex-officio member of the Council.

Among his/her other functions, the Vice-Chancellor shall:

  • At all times advise the Council on any matter affecting the nance 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 the 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
  • The Vice-Chancellor is, by virtue of his office, a member of Council, Chairman of Senate, Chairman of the Congregation, Member of Colleges/Faculties and any other authority of the University set up by Statute and of any Board or Committee appointed by any of those bodies
  • The success of his/her job will depend on the ability to lead, motivate and inspire administrative associates, academic and non-academic staff as well as students and all other stakeholders to work toward the central purpose of the University as determined by the laws establishing the university

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

  • Be a University Teacher with a Ph.D. in any relevant field.
  • Must have been a Professor for at least 10 years in a reputable institution of higher learning.
  • 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 the 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 the academic circle.

Tenure of Office / Terms of Appointment

  • The Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for a term of four (4) years and may-be eligible for re-appointment
  • His terms and conditions of service shall be embodied in a contract under the seal of the University.

Remuneration

  • The remuneration and other conditions of services shall be as applicable to the post of Vice-Chancellor in Nigerian Universities and as may be determined by the Governing Council of the University from time to time.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit Five (5) copies of their Application, including the candidate’s Curriculum Vitae and photocopies of certificates. The Curriculum Vitae must include details of the candidate’s as follows:

  • Full names
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality
  • Permanent home address
  • Current postal address including e-mail address and telephone contact
  • Marital status
  • Number of Children (with dates)
  • Institutions attended (with dates)
  • Academic qualifications (with dates)
  • Professional qualifications (with dates)
  • Honors, distinctions, and membership of learned societies and professional bodies
  • Outstanding publications, discoveries or inventions (giving all relevant details)
  • Working experience in the university system (giving names of the institution (s) and dates)
  • Details of administrative, fund-attraction and management experience in the university system;
  • Specific services to local, national and international communities (giving dates, institution/establishment, and status);
  • Present employment status, salary and employer;
  • A statement of the candidate’s vision for the university in the next four years in not more than 1000 words and not less than 600 words;
  • Extra-curricular activities and
  • Names and Addresses of three Referees.

The Applications should be submitted (in a sealed envelope clearly marked at the top left corner, “Application for the Post of University Bursar”) to:
The Registrar,
P.O.Box 16986, Ikeja,
Lagos State.

Note: The listed Referees are to mail their reports to the Registrar under confidential cover in an envelope clearly marked “Referee’s Report for the Post of University Bursar” to reach the Registrar not later than the closing date above

Application Deadline  4th June, 2020.

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