The University of Lagos Current Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

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2 Mar, 2023

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Education Jobs in Nigeria

The University of Lagos founded in 1962, has, for over 5 decades, provided qualitative and research-oriented education to Nigerians and all those who have entered its domain in search of knowledge. The University has built a legacy of excellence and has been instrumental in the production of top range graduates and academia who have had tremendous impact, directly or indirectly, on growth and development in Nigeria.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:





Job Title: Registrar
Location: Lagos

The Position:

  • The Registrar is a Principal Officer, the Chief Administrative Officer, and is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administrative work of the University except for financial matters, which fall within the purview of the Bursar.
  • The Registrar is also the Secretary to Council, Senate, Convocation and Congregation of the University.
  • The University of Lagos seeks candidates with vision, proven academic distinction, managerial ability, and transparency in private and public life.
  • The candidate shall be a person of high integrity, who is capable of giving dynamic administrative leadership while building strong and positive relationships with staff, students and the University community.
  • He/she must have strong moral and steady character and should be able to instill confidence in others and command the loyalty and respect of the people.
  • The candidate must be a team player, a thoroughbred administrator with a clear vision of a 21st century professional University Registry and must fully understand the complexity of a university system and the uniqueness of the University of Lagos.
  • The candidate must be able to effectively utilize the human and material resources to move the Registry of the University to an enviable global top class status.

Minimum Qualifications:
Qualifications and Experience:

  • Candidates must possess a good Honour’s Degree plus National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) discharge certificate or evidence of exemption.
  • Possession of a relevant Higher Degree and membership of a recognized professional body will be added advantages.
  • The candidates should have at least fifteen (15) years post-qualification administrative experience.
  • In addition, candidates must have at least ten (10) years relevant experience in a senior management level in the University system or tertiary institutions of comparable status.

Required Skills:
Furthermore, the candidate must be ICT-compliant and should possess relevant 21st century skills including:

  • Communication and Information Literacy
  • Technology and Digital Literacy
  • Financial Responsibility
  • Global Networking
  • Critical Thinking and Creativity
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Self management and Safe awareness
  • Soft, Civic and Social Responsibility.


  • The successful candidate shall hold office for a period of five (5) years from the effective date of appointment with additional one (1) year subject to satisfactory performance as may be determined by the appropriate University laws and the Governing Council of the University of Lagos.

Salary and Conditions of Service:

  • The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of a Registrar of Federal University in Nigeria and as may be determined from time to time by the Federal Government of Nigeria and the University’s Governing Council as appropriate.

To Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should send twenty (25) copies each of their application, Curriculum Vitae, Credentials and Vision Statement for the position. The Curriculum Vitae should provide the following information:

  • Full name (Surname first)
  • Place and date of birth
  • Nationality/State/Local Government
  • Marital status
  • Name of spouse/Number and ages of children (where applicable) Current address
  • Permanent home address
  • E-mail and mobile phone number
  • Institutions attended with dates
  • Degrees obtained (including date/class) and/or any other qualifications and distinctions including professional qualifications and affiliations.
  • Work experience/positions held with dates
  • Statement of Registry experience including full details of achievements in former and present posts
  • Other activities outside current employment
  • Proposed date of availability for duties if appointed
  • Names, office/residential address, Email and Telephone numbers of Three Referees

All candidates should Click Here to complete the online application and print out. The printed online application form along with the hard copies of the application are to be submitted, under confidential cover with envelope marked “POST OF REGISTRAR, UNILAG” and addressed to:
The Registrar and Secretary to Council,
5th Floor, Senate House,
University of Lagos,
Lagos, Nigeria.

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Application Deadline:
16th March, 2023.


Application Requirements:
Vision Statement:

  • Candidates should state in clear terms of not more than one thousand (1,000) words, his/her vision statement for the Registry in the next five years.


  • References should be forwarded, under confidential cover, in sealed envelope marked at the upper left-hand corner “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF REGISTRAR”, directly to the Registrar and Secretary to Council, 5th Floor Senate House, University of Lagos, Nigeria, not later than six weeks from the date of this advert.


  • The Governing Council reserves the right to extend the closing date or re- advertise the position if this exercise does not yield satisfactory result. Furthermore, this advertisement does not impose any legal obligation or duty on the University to invite, accept or deal in whatever manner with any candidate.
  • Only the applications of Candidates shortlisted for interaction with the Selection Board will be acknowledged.

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