AKSU Announces Job Vacancies For Academic And Non Academic Staff

Akwa Ibom State University, AKSU vacancy for
Registrar, Bursar, University Librarian, Director
of Physical Planning and Director of Works and
Maintenance.
The positions will be filled in accordance with
the relevant provisions of the Universities
(Miscellaneous Provisions) Act No. 11 of 1993
the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions)
Amendment Act 2012 and the Akwa Ibom State
University Law. Interested candidates who meet
requisite qualifications and experience as
specified below are invited to apply.
Registrar Job at AKSU.
(a) Job Description
The Registrar is 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 in financial matters
where the Bursar takes precedent. He shall be
the Secretary to the Governing Council, Senate,
Congregation and the Convocation.
(b) The Candidate
The candidate must be a team player with good
leadership qualities to inspire and motivate a
crop of administrative officers. He/she must
command respect, be ready to instill confidence
and relate well with subordinates. The candidate
must have high integrity, innovativeness and
moral standard in tandem with the vision and
mission of Akwa Ibom State University and must
be ICT (Information and Communication
Technology) compliant.
(c) Qualifications and Experience
Candidates for this post must:
(i) Possess the basic qualification of First
School Leaving Certificate (FSLC), WASC/NECO/
GCE with five (5) Credit Passes including English
Language.
(ii) Possess a good honours degree in
Humanities, Law, Education or the Social
Sciences from a recognized university, with at
least 18 (eighteen) years cognate experience,
preferably in a university or other institutions of
higher learning. Acquisition of a higher degree
will be an advantage.
(iii) Be a member of a recognized professional
management body such as: NIM, CIPM, ANUPA
and should possess proven records of sound
administrative leadership;
(iv) Not be below the rank of a Director of
Administration with 3 (three) years experience or
Deputy Registrar with Five (5) years experience.
Bursar Job at AKSU.
(a) Job Description
The Bursar is the Chief Financial Officer of the
University. He/she is responsible to the Vice-
Chancellor for the day-to-day administration and
control of the financial affairs of the University.
(b) The Candidate
(i) The candidate for the post must exhibit a
considerable degree of competence,
responsiveness, demonstrable integrity and
transparency on matters of financial and human
resource management. He/she must be ICT
compliant and must be conversant with current
trends in financial reporting;
(ii) Prospective candidates must show innovative
approaches to the running of an ICT-driven
Bursary, working at the highest level of
efficiency to eliminate time wasting, bureaucracy
and bottlenecks;
(iii) The ability to advise the Vice-Chancellor in
planning and executing strategies for enhancing
internal revenue generation as well as promoting
the culture of “doing more with less” shall be
required;
(iv) In addition, applicant is required to write in
not more than five hundred (500) words his/her
proposal for fund generation and management
for the University.
(c) Qualifications and Experience
Applicant must possess the following:
(i) basic qualification of First School Leaving
Certificate(FSLC), WASC/NECO/GCE with five
(5) Credit Passes including English Language,
Mathematics and Economics;
(ii) a good honours degree in Accounting,
Economics, Finance or Business Administration
from a recognized University;
(iii) must in addition be a member of any of the
following professional Accounting bodies: ICAN,
ANAN, ACMA, CPA – USA. Possession of MBA or
any relevant higher degree will be an advantage;
(iv) the applicant should have at least eighteen
(18) years post-qualification cognate experience
and must have been a Deputy Bursar for at least
four (4) years, preferably in a university or
similar institution.
University Librarian Job at AKSU.
(a) Job Description
The University Librarian is a Principal Officer of
the University. He/she is also the administrative
and academic Head of the University Library.
He/she is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for
day-to-day running of the University Library, and
its orderly growth and development.
(b) The Candidate
(i) The ideal candidate must be able to gear the
University Library towards its vision of meeting
the demands of students, staff and community
by ensuring:
(a) an effective and efficient library system;
(b) a highly commendable e-library service
complemented with traditional library services;
(c) adequate programmes that promote
information and critical literacy;
(d) an effective coordination of University Library
Units in faculties, department and centres.
(ii) Be a person with high degree of integrity and
moral discipline as well as be endowed with
creativity and innovation potentials.
(c) Qualifications and Experience
Candidates for this post must:
(i) possess the basic qualification of First School
Leaving Certificate (FSLC), WASC/NECO/GCE
with five (5) Credit Passes including English
Language and Mathematics;
(ii) be professionally qualified and practicing
librarian;
(ii) possess a good honours degree in Library
Science from a recognized university, plus a
higher degree (preferably a Ph. D) with at least
18 (eighteen) years relevant experience,
preferably in a university or other institutions of
higher learning;
(iii) have contributed to knowledge through
research and publications in reputable journals,
as well as possess proven records of sound
administrative leadership;
(iv) not be below the rank of a Deputy Librarian
with at least 6 (six) years experience;
(v) be highly resourceful in the use of
Information and Communication Technology
(ICT), Computer-based cataloguing and e-library
literacy.
TENURE
The tenure of the Registrar, Bursar and the
University Librarian as Principal Officers of the
University, is a single 5 (five) year term.
SALARY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
The successful applicant for the post of
Registrar and Bursar respectively will be placed
on consolidated salary structure with the
relevant benefits as applicable in the Nigerian
University system; while the successful applicant
for the post of the University Librarian will be
placed on CONUASS 7 with relevant fringe
benefits.
(f) METHOD OF APPLICATION
Applicants should submit 25 (twenty-five) copies
each of their applications and curriculum vitae,
indicating full name; post sought; date and place
of birth; nationality; permanent home and current
contact addresses; phone no., marital status;
number and ages of children; academic/
professional qualifications (attach photocopies of
all certificates); previous working experience
(giving rank and salary), details of research work
and publications; extra-curricular activities;
names and addresses of 3 (three) Referees, one
of whom must be in a position to supply
academic, and/or professional reference.
All applications should be addressed to:
THE VICE-CHANCELLOR
AKWA IBOM STATE UNIVERSITY
IKOT AKPADEN, MKPAT ENIN L.G.A.
P.M.B. 1167, UYO
AKWA IBOM STATE, NIGERIA
Applicants are advised to write boldly at the left
hand corner of the envelopes containing their
applications, the position to which they are
responding. Referees should also be advised to
send their reports in confidential cover, directly
to the Vice-Chancellor.
CLOSING DATE
The closing date for the receipt of the
applications is 6 (six) weeks from the date of
this publication.
Director of Physical Planning Job at AKSU.
(a) Job Description
The Director of Physical Planning is the Head of
the Directorate of Physical Planning. He is
responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the
Conceptualization, Design, Supervision and
management of the University Civil, Electrical
and Mechanical Projects.
(b) Responsibilities
(i) the candidates for the post must exhibit
considerable degree of competence,
responsiveness, and demonstrable integrity for
the running of a Directorate of Physical Planning
of a University;
(ii) prospective candidates must be proficient in
ICT with demonstrable competence in computer
aided designs and controls.
(c) Qualifications
(i) candidates must possess the basic
qualification of First School Leaving Certificate
(FSLC), WASC/NECO/GCE with five (5) Credit
Passes including English Language and
Mathematics;
(ii) candidates for the post must have a good
honours degree in Engineering, Building,
Architecture, Quantity Surveying, Estate
Management or Urban and Regional Planning
plus at least 18 (eighteen) years of relevant
experience especially on Campus Planning
Development;
(iii) candidates must not be below the rank of
Deputy Director of Physical Planning in a
University or similar Institution with four (4)
years experience;
(iv) possession of a Post graduate Degree will be
an advantage;
(v) in addition, candidates must be registered
members of relevant Professional bodies such as
the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and the
Council for the Regulation of Engineering in
Nigeria (COREN), ARCON for Architects, QSRBN
(for Quantity Surveyors), NIOB (for Builders),
NIESV (for Estate Surveyors and Valuers), etc.
Director of Works and Maintenance Job at
AKSU.
(a) Job Description
The Director of Works and Maintenance is the
Chief Technical Officer of the University and is
responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-
day running and maintenance of University
Buildings, Roads, Boreholes, Electrical
Installations, Equipment and other properties as
well as the provision of service and utilities for
the well-being of the University.
(b) Responsibilities
(i) the candidates for the post must exhibit
considerable degree of competence,
responsiveness, and demonstrable integrity for
the running of a Directorate of Works and
Maintenance of a University;
(ii) prospective candidates must be proficient in
ICT with demonstrable competence in computer
aided designs and controls.
(c) Qualifications
(i) candidates must possess the basic
qualification of First School Leaving Certificate
(FSLC), WASC/NECO/GCE with five (5) Credit
Passes including English Language and
Mathematics.
(ii) candidates for the Post of Director of Works
and Maintenance must have good honours
degree in Engineering, Building, Architecture,
Quantity Surveying, Estate Management, Urban
and Regional Planning plus at least 18 (eighteen)
years of relevant experience especially in works
and maintenance;
(iii) candidates must not be below the rank of a
Deputy Director of Works and Maintenance in a
University or similar Institution with at least four
(4) years experience;
(iv) possession of a Post graduate Degree will be
an advantage;
(v) in addition, candidates must be registered
members of relevant Professional bodies such as
the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Council
for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria
(COREN), ARCON (for architects), QSRBN (for
Quantity Surveyors), NIOB (for Builders), NIESV
(for Estate Surveyors and Valuers). etc.
(d) Conditions of Service/Tenure of Directors
The successful candidate shall be placed on
salary CONTISS 15. He shall hold office for a
period of five (5) years from the effective date
of appointment and may or may not be re-
appointed on such terms and conditions
applicable in Universities in Nigeria and as may
be determined by the Governing Council of the
University.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Applicants for the positions of Director of
Physical Planning and Director of Works and
Maintenance respectively, should also submit 25
(twenty-five) sets of their application, giving the
information in the following order in their CV:
Full Name, Post applied for, Date of Birth, Place
of Birth and State of Origin, Nationality,
Permanent Home address (Not P.O. Box or
P.M.B.), Current Postal Address (Add Phone No.
and E-mail Address), Marital Status, Number of
Children with Names and Ages, Institutions
attended (with dates), Academic Qualifications
with dates (where applicable), Working
Experience (General and Specific with dates),
Details of administrative experience and Service
to the Community (with status and dates),
Present Employment, Status, salary and
Employer, Extra Curricular Activities, Publications
(if any)
Candidates should also indicate in their
curriculum vitae any capacity enhancing training
they have undergone in their career and any
publications, designs and technical reports
relevant to architectural and or engineering
practices and maintenance they have authored
or presented in professional conference(s).
Names and addresses of three referees (two of
whom must be professionals or authorities in
relevant fields) who must be requested by the
applicant to forward their confidential reports to
the Vice-Chancellor, Akwa Ibom State University
and marked Confidential.
All applications should be addressed to:
THE VICE-CHANCELLOR
AKWA IBOM STATE UNIVERSITY
IKOT AKPADEN, MKPAT ENIN L.G.A.
P.M.B. 1167, UYO
AKWA IBOM STATE, NIGERIA
CLOSING DATE
The closing date for the receipt of the
applications is 6 (six) weeks from the date of
this publication – 06/05/2016.
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