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Job Vacancies at Akwa Ibom State University – 5 Positions

Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) have 5 job vacancies; all of which were announced on the University website this week. The advertised positions will soon be vacant as the current occupants are at the end of their respective tenures. The advertised positions are:

  1. Registrar
  2. Bursar
  3. University Librarian
  4. Director of Physical Planning
  5. 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 encouraged to apply.

5 Vacancies at AKSU

Details of Registrar Job at AKSU

Eligibility, Qualifications and Experience

  • First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC), WASSCE/NECO/GCE with five (5) Credit Passes including English Language.
  • A good degree (honours) 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.
  • Should be a member of a recognized professional management body such as: NIM, CIPM, ANUPA and should possess proven records of sound administrative leadership.
  • Should be above the rank of a Director of Administration with 3 (three) years experience or Deputy Registrar with Five (5) years experience.

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.

Details of Bursar Job at AKSU

Eligibility, Qualifications and Experience

  • First School Leaving Certificate(FSLC), WASSCE/NECO/GCE with five (5) Credit Passes including English Language, Mathematics and Economics;
  • A good degree (honours) in Accounting, Economics, Finance or Business Administration from a recognized University;
  • Should 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;
  • 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.

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. He/She advises 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

Details of University Librarian Job at AKSU

Eligibility, Qualifications and Experience

  • First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC), WASSCE/NECO/GCE with five (5) Credit Passes including English Language and Mathematics;
  • Professionally qualified and practicing librarian;
  • A good degree (honours) 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;
  • Should have contributed to knowledge through research and publications in reputable journals, as well as possess proven records of sound administrative leadership;
  • Should not be below the rank of a Deputy Librarian with at least 6 (six) years experience;
  • Should be highly resourceful in the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Computer-based cataloguing and e-library literacy.

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.

Duration of Tenure of University Principal Officers at AKSU

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 as Principal Officers at AKSU

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.

Method of Application as Principal Officers at AKSU

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.

Details of Director of Physical Planning Job at AKSU

Eligibility, Qualifications and Experience

  • First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC), WASC/NECO/GCE with five (5) Credit Passes including English Language and Mathematics;
  • A good degree (honours) 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;
  • Should not be below the rank of Deputy Director of Physical Planning in a University or similar Institution with four (4) years experience;
  • Possession of a Post graduate Degree will be an advantage;
  • 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.

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.

Details of Director of Works and Maintenance Job at AKSU

Eligibility, Qualifications and Experience

  • First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC), WASC/NECO/GCE with five (5) Credit Passes including English Language and Mathematics.
  • A good degree (honours) 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;
  • 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;
  • Post graduate Degree will be an advantage;
  • 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.

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.

Salary and Conditions of  Service/Tenure as Directors at AKSU

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 as Directors at AKSU

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 FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ALL POSITIONS

The closing date for the receipt of the applications is 6th May, 2016

Best of luck!


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