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Vice-Chancellor Needed At Leading Private University

A leading Private University located in South West Nigeria is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Vice-Chancellor

Location: South West, Nigeria

The Job

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

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

  • Be a university teacher with a PhD in the 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, shod 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 arid 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 Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for a term of four (4) years, and may-be eligible for re-appointment Hs terms and conditions of service shall be embodied ha contract under the seal of the University.
  • The remuneration and other conditions of service 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.

Application Closing Date
10th June, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send Five (5) copies of their Application, including the candidate’s Curriculum Vitae and photocopies of certificates should be submitted. The curriculum vitae must include details of the candidates

  • Full names
  • Date of birth
  • Nationally
  • 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)
  • Honours, 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 institution(s) and dates);
  • Details of administrative, fund-attraction and managerial experience in the university system;
  • Speak 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 1,000 words and not less than 600 words
  • Extra-curricular activities, and
  • Names and Addresses of three Referees

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

Note: The listed Referees are to mail their Reports to the Registrar under confident cover in an envelope clearly marked “Referees’ Report for the Post of Vice-Chancellor” to reach the Registrar via the address above on or before 17th June, 2020.

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