The position of the Vice-Chancellor of the University will become vacant in October 2015. In keeping with the Ajayi Crowther University Law of 2003 (Miscellaneous and General Provisions) No. 24 (3) the Governing Council wishes to initiate the process of filling the vacancy. Interested candidates are required to note the following information about the University.
The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Executive, Academic and Financial Officer of the University. He is Chairman of Senate and many Statutory bodies. He serves as the link between the Governing Council and the University Community and has the overall responsibility for the
achievement of the goals and objectives of the University.
3. The Candidate
The candidate for the post of Vice-Chancellor must have a good University education up to a Ph.D. Degree and also be a proven
successful manager of human and material resources. Specifically, the candidate shall be expected to:
(i) be a highly distinguished academic of the rank of a Professor who can provide academic and administrative leadership in a young University and must have been an academic in a University for at least fifteen years, not less than ten of which must be as Professor;
(ii) be a scholar who is firmly-rooted in the finest academic tradition;
(iii) have a clear vision for the development and growth of the University;
(iv) be able to command the respect of national and international academic communities through his/her track record;
(v) possess the ability to sustain harmony in the University Community and between the University and the host "Community;
(vi) have initiative for sustaining the accelerated pace of development of the University even under financial and other challenging constraints;
(vii) have good grasp of information and communication technology skills and appreciates its significance in the contemporary
viii) be able to attract research grants and complementary funds from local and international agencies, and further uplift the academic
status of the University;
(ix) be able to relate efficiently with Government, Non-governmental Organisations, the alumni, and foster linkages with institutions
within and outside Nigeria;
(x) be a person of probity and integrity;
(xi) be someone who appreciates, respects and promotes merit without fear or favour even while under pressure; and
(xii) enjoy certified sound physical and mental health.
4. Terms and Conditions of Service
The Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for a single term of five (5) years only on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment. The remuneration and other conditions of service shall be as obtainable in the Federal Universities.
(a) Each application should be made in 30 copies and be accompanied by 30 copies of the candidate's Curriculum Vitae duly signed and dated. The Curriculum Vitae is to be in the following format:
1. Full Name
2. Place and Date of Birth
3. State of Origin
6. Current Mailing Address
7. Permanent Maiiing Address
8. E-mail Address
9. Telephone Number(s)
10. Marital Status
11. Number and Ages of Children
12. Institutions attended with Dates
13. Academic Qualifications
14. Teaching, Research, Administrative and Managerial Experience
15. Academic Awards and Distinctions
16. Membership of Academic and Professional Bodies
17. Date of Delivery of Inaugural/ University Lecture and Title
18. Major Scholarly Publications or Breakthrough
19. Names and Addresses of Three Referees
Each Referee should be contacted by the applicant to forward direct to the Registrar, a confidential report on the candidates in a properly
sealed envelope marked Post of Vice-Chancellor: Referee's Report at the top left hand corner ofthe envelope.
(b) Each application must be accompanied by 30 copies of statement of the candidate's plan for the actualization of the University's
vision and mission.
(c) (i) All applications are to be submitted under confidential cover and addressed to:
The Registrar and Secretary to Council
Ajayi Crowther University
(ii) The sealed envelope containing the applications are to be marked Post of Vice-Chancellor at the top left hand corner and forwarded to reach the Registrar within six (6) weeks of this advertisement