Obong University Academic & Administrative Staff Jobs (Over 30 Positions)

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13 Oct, 2013

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Education Jobs in Nigeria

Obong University, Akwa Ibom State – Applications are invited from suitably qualification candidates to fill the following positions in Obong University:

A.) Principal Officers

  • Vice Chancellor
  • Registrar

B.) Senior Academic Staff

  • Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Senior Lecturer

1.) Post of Vice Chancellor

The Vice Chancellor is the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Academic Officer of the University and Chairman of the Senate. He shall exercise general supervision over the university and shall have general responsibility to the Board of Trustees and Council for maintaining and promoting the efficiency and good order of the University. It shall be the duty of the Vice-Chancellor to see that the provisions of the Law and statute, ordinances and Regulations of the University are observed.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate for the post of Vice-Chancellor is required to possess a good university education and should be a proven successful manager of human and material resources. Specifically, the candidate must:

  • Be a distinguished Scholar of the rank of Professor with the ability to provide academic and administrative leadership for the university.
  • Through his/her track record, command the respect of both the national and international academic communities.
  • Possess the ability to strengthen relationships among students, staff and other members of the University community, the general population and community.
  • Have a feasible plan for the development of the University, in line with the set vision of the University and possess the drive and ability and attract funds and strengthen linkages with other universities – national and international.
  • Be in excellent physical and mental health; and
  • Be a person of integrity and courage, able to defend and uphold the academic independence of the University.

II. Registrar

The Registrar shall be the Chief Administrative Officer of the University and shall be responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the day to day administration of the University except for financial matters for which the Bursar is responsible. He/she shall be the Head of the Registry. In addition, the Registrar serves as Secretary to the Governing Council, Senate, Congregation and Convocation, and Statutory Committees. He/she is responsible for safe custody and update of University records and publications. He/she is also to advise the Vice-Chancellor to ensure that the provisions of the Law and Statute, Ordinances and Regulations of the university are observed.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate for the post of Registrar
Must possess a good University honours, preferably in Humanities or related disciplines and must have at least ten (10) years of post-qualification administrative or professional experience, lie/she must exhibit a considerable degree of competence, responsiveness, demonstrable integrity and transparency on matters of human resource management with an outstanding experience at management level. Possession of a higher degree or membership of recognized professional bodies will be an added advantage.

The Candidate for the post of Registrar

Should he a person with good leadership qualities who can inspire and motivate a crop of young administrative officers and get the best out of them; a person with clear vision for the development of the University and ready to implement the vision of the University; focused and innovative; a person who is in excellent physical and mental health; and ICT compliant.

Terms and Conditions of Service

The posts are tenure track. The successful candidates shall hold the office for a term of four (4) years in the first instance: renewal based on performance assessment for final term of four years. The remuneration and other conditions of service are applicable to the posts in similar Nigerian Universities.

B.) Senior Academic Staff:
 The following academic positions are available in the Management Sciences, Physical and Applied Sciences, Economics, Accounting, Computer Science Microbiology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Mathematics, Banking and Finance, Biology and Physics.

1.) Professor

Candidate must possess a Ph.D with at least 10 years post-qualification experience in teaching, research and postgraduate supervision, as well as a strong record of substantial publications in reputable international journals. In addition, candidate must have a good measure of academic leadership and understanding of university governance.

2.) Associate Professor (Reader)

As in (1) above but with not less than eight years of university teaching and research experience with a good record of scholarly publications in reputable journals. Candidate must also possess some measure of academic leadership and understanding of university governance.

3.) Senior Lecturer

As in (II) above but with at least six years post-qualification experience in teaching, research, and academic administration. Candidate must also have a good record of publications in reputable journals.

Application Closing Date

23rd October, 2013

Method of Application

Each application should be made in ten (10) copies and be accompanied by 10 copies of the candidate’s curriculum vitae duly signed and dated, and copies of credentials, including names and addresses of three referees to;

The Chairman Governing Council
Obong University
Obong Ntak
P. O. Box 25, Abak
Akwa Ibom State.

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