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  • Posted: Jul 11, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 22, 2022
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    Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola formally known Federal University of Technology, Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria, was established in 1981 by the Federal Government of Nigeria to provide the much needed technologically skilled manpower for the nation. It is one of the Federal Universities recognized by National Universities Commission (NUC) to offer...
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    Director of Works

    Location: Yola, Adamawa

    The Position

    • The Director of Works is the Head of the Directorate of Works and Maintenance of the University and is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-running of the Directorate.

    Other functions of the Director, includes:

    • Responsibility for the day to day physical/infrastructural facilities management and maintenance in the University.
    • Supervision and ensuring quality standards/maintenance and servicing of physical structures in the University.
    • Keeping an inventory of all university properties and having responsibility for its maintenance, security and upkeep
    • Carrying out other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Vice-Chancellor

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Candidates for these posts must have a good honours Degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Urban and Regional Planning, Quantity Surveying or any relevant degree from a recognized institution with a minimum of second class lower division plus NYSC discharge certificate, evidence of exemption or exclusion.
    • Possession of a higher degree in relevant field would be an added advantage.
    • Be a member of an appropriate professional body with a current practicing license as well as a minimum of fifteen (15) years post qualification working experience and must have attained the rank of a Deputy Director or its equivalent in a University system or tertiary institution.


    • Applicants must be proactive, have high integrity and moral character, with excellent communication and interpersonal relations.
    • He/she must fully understand the complexity of the university system and command respect and engender loyalty of the university community.
    • He/she must enjoy good mental and physical health, be ICT compliant with proficiency in relevant computer applications and be able to provide good professional leadership to the Staff of their respective Directorates.
    • Candidates should not be above 60 years at the time of assumption of office. 

    Salary and Conditions of Service

    • The successful candidates shall hold office for a period of four (4) years from the effective date of appointment.
    • The salary and conditions of service are as applicable to the respective offices in Nigerian Federal Universities and as may be determined from time to time by the Federal Government of Nigeria and the University's Governing Council as appropriate.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their applications and twenty (20) copies of their credentials and current curriculum vitae, duly signed, and dated giving the following information:

    • Full name, current postal and contact address, permanent home address
    • Place and date of birth
    • Nationality
    • State of origin and LGA
    • Marital status
    • Number and ages of children
    • Academic qualification obtained with dates, class, institutions and distinctions
    • Membership of Academic and professional bodies
    • Statement of experience including full details of former and present posts, employers and work schedule
    • Other activities outside current employment
    • Hobbies
    • Names and addresses of three (3) Referees

    Applications are to be submitted under confidential cover, in envelopes marked at the Upper Left-Hand Corner and marked "POST OF DIRECTOR PPD, MAU, YOLA" and addressed to:

    The Registrar,
    Modibbo Adamawa University,
    P.M.B. 2076, Yola,
    Adamawa State, Nigeria.


    • Referees Report: Candidates should request their Referees to forward references on him/her directly to the Registrar/Secretary of Council attesting to their character, integrity and academic and management capabilities in a sealed Envelopes and marked "CONFIDENTIAL".
    • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to make themselves available for interaction at an appointed date;
    • All applications and Referees reports must reach the Registrar not later than the application closing date.
    • Correspondence: Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

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