NSUK Vice Chancellor Job Vacancy and Recruitment 2019

Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) Official Job Advertisement and Recruitment for the Vacant Position of a Vice Chancellor in the University for January, 2019.

The Governing Council of Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) hereby announces that the position of the Vice Chancellor of the University is vacant. The Council invites applications from suitably candidates with cognate experience in University teaching and administration for the post.

The University

Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) was established under the Nasarawa State Law No.2 of 2001.

At present the University runs a robust Postgraduate Postgraduate Programmes of International repute and Seventy Three [73] Undergraduate Programmes across eight faculties namely: Administration, Agriculture, Arts, Education, Natural and Applied Science, Law, Social Science and Environmental Science.

The University is one of the Vibrant and Fastest growing citadels of learning in Nigeria and it is situated at about 50 kilometers from the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja.

The Job

The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Executive and Academic Officer of the University as well as the ex-official Chairman of Senate and member of the Governing Council. Among other functions the Vice Chancellor shall:

1. Be Competent at all times to advise the Council on any matter affecting the policy, finance, and administration of the University.

2. Be generally responsible to the Council for maintaining the efficiency and good order of the University and for ensuring the proper enforcement and regulations:

3. Be Responsible for General Discipline in the University.

4. Regulate the admission of the students in accordance with the approved guidelines and procedures.

Qualities and Qualifications of the Candidates

The applicants must:
  • Demonstrate commitment to the cardinal values of merit, consistency and fairness as operating principles and can apply these across board;
  • Have a core discipline or area of specialization to one of the Departments in the University;
  • Be able to attract research grants and complementary funds from local and international agencies, and further uplift the academic status of the University;
  • Be a person who is not likely to foster personal, ethnic, political, religious or other sectional interest;
  • Have a good understanding of the Vision and Mission of the University:
  • Should be in a position to ensure the enforcement of University Laws and Regulations;
  • Must be of sound health and pleasant disposition; and
  • Be capable of supervising the overall growth and development of the University.
  • Be a distinguished Professor of a minimum of Seven (7) years standing with demonstrated ability to provide exemplary academic leadership and proven management capability.
  • Be a scholar of outstanding national and international repute with a Ph.D in his/her discipline;
  • Be a person of strong character and ability to give courageous and effective leadership;
  • Be a person capable of inspiring the advancement of learning and reaching out to all persons without discrimination;
  • Be of high integrity and strong moral character to inspire and maintain discipline among staff and students;
  • Have irrevocable commitment to best practices in corporate governance with particular emphasis on accountability, transparency and probity;

Conditions of Service: 

The salary and conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Vice-Chancellor in all Federal Universities in Nigeria and as may be determined by Council from time to time.

Method of Application

Interested Candidates should submit 30 copies of their applications together with their equivalent number of their curriculum vitae highlighting, among others, the following ;

a. Full names with Surname underlined

b. Date and place of birthday.

c. Marital Status, number and ages of Children.

d. Educational Institution Attended and academic qualifications obtained with dates.

e. Working experience, giving details of position held, special appointment/awards.

f. Membership of scholarly organizations and/or professional bodies

g. List of books and academic publications (in standard format).

h. Previous employers and posts held with dates.

i. Present employment including status and salary.

j. A statement of candidates own vision, for the University in the 21st century of not more than 1,000 words [30 copies]

j. Extracurricular activities and interest.

L. Each candidate must have [3] references who should be requested by the candidates to forward their reference’s reports directly to the Registrar under confidential cover. Such references should be in a position to attest to the candidate’s claim to higher academic standard, managerial capability and moral uprightness.

All applications are to be submitted under confidential cover with the envelope, sealed and marked °Post of the Vice Chancellor, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, to reach :

The Registrar, Nasarawa State University, PMB 1022, Keffi Nasarawa State – Nigeria.

See details above or visit our website www.nsuk.edu.ng for more information.

Application Deadline

Applications closes on or before 4th March 2019.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.