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  • Vacancy Announcement at The University of Ibadan

  • Posted on: 26 March, 2015 Deadline: 7 May, 2015
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    The University of Ibadan is the oldest and one of the most prestigious Nigerian universities, and is located five miles from the centre of the major city of Ibadan in Western Nigeria




    The candidate for the post of Vice-Chancellor is required to possess a good University education and should be a proven successful manager of human and material resources. Specifically, the candidate shall be expected to:
    a)    be a highly distinguished scholar of the rank of Professor, with a minimum of ten (10) years experience on that level and
    demonstrable ability to provide academic and administrative leadership for such a well established institution;
    b)    be a person of proven integrity;
    c)    be not more than 65 years old as at the date of possible assumption of duty on 01 December, 2015;
    b)    command the respect of the national and international academic communities through his/her track record;
    c)    strengthen the bridges between staff, students, and other members of the University community;
    d)    be a person with a clear vision for the development oft he University;
    e)    enjoy excellent physical and mental health;
    f)     attract the much-needed funds into the University.


    • 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 are as applicable to the post of Vice-Chancellor in all Nigerian Federal Universities and as may be determined from time to time by the Government/Governing Council as appropriate.

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    The Position

    • The Bursar is a Principal Officer and, in accordance with the University Act,' the Chief Finance Officer of the University.
    • He is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day to day administration and control of the financial affairs of the University.
    • Applicants for this key management position must be candidates with vision, proven professional distinction, managerial ability, integrity and transparency in private and public life, who should be able to provide the management of the University with appropriate advice and support for all of the institution's financial transactions.
    • The right candidate should also have the ability to develop linkages with external communities to support the needs of the University, command respect and engender the cooperation and loyalty of staff and students of the institution.


    • Applicants must possess a degree in Accounting with a minimum of second class lower plus a Masters Degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized University as well as' professionally recognized Accountancy qualifications of ACA, ACMA, CPA,ACCA,ICAN, or ANAN
    • Applicants should not be older than 60 years- old as at date of possible assumption of duty on 19th November, 2015.
    • He/She must also be computer literate and have a working knowledge of good Accounting packages.


    • Applicants are required to have a minimum of twenty-one (21) years post-qualification experience in a University or comparable institution with a minimum of fifteen (15) years cognate experience after professional qualification.
    • In addition, applicants must have a minimum offive (5) years residency at the level of a Deputy Bursar or its equivalent.

    Salary and Conditions of Service
    The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of BURSAR of all Nigerian Federal Universities and as may be determined from time-to-time by the Government/Governing Council as appropriate. The successful candidate shall hold the office for a period of five (5) years. The appointment may however, subject to satisfactory performance, be extended for another one (1) year and no more. Fringe benefits include a Pension Scheme in consonance with the Contributory Pension Scheme and appropriate allowances as may be approved from time-to-time by the Government/University Council.

    Method of Application

    For Vice-Chancellor

    (i) Each application should be made in 50 copies and be accompanied by 50 copies of the candidate's curriculum vitae duly signed and dated. The curriculum vitae must contain the candidate's name in full, age, marital status, educational attainment, nationality. professional and academic achievements.
    (ii) Each application should include the 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 candidate's character, academic and managerial abilities in a
    properly sealed envelope marked: Post of Vice-Chancellor; Referee's Report at the top left hand corner of the envelope.
    (iii) Each application must be accompanied by 50 copies of statement of the candidate's vision for the University I n the twenty-first century.
    (iv) In the case of candidates identified by the Search Team, the application shall conform to the requirements in (i) and (ii) above, but in addition, a letter of consent duly signed by the candidate shall be presented a long with the application.
    (v) All applications shall be submitted under confidential cover and addressed to: Registrar and Secretary to Council, University of Ibadan, Ibadan
    (vi) The sealed envelope(s) containing the applications or nominations should be marked POST OF VICE-CHANCELLOR at the top left
    hand corner and forwarded to reach the Registrar within six weeks of this publication.

    For Bursar

    Candidates should forward applications and thirty (30) copies of detailed Curriculum Vitae stating their full names (surname first), Date of Birth (not age), Gender, Marital Status, State of Origin, Postal/E-mail Address, Full Qualifications with dates, work experience (s), names and addresses of three (3) Referees. They should also forward, in not more than, a page statement of their vision and mission for the Bursary Department of a mature University along with two (2) Photostat copies of their certificates to
    the Registrar and Secretary to Council, University of Ibadan, to reach him not later than six (6) weeks from the date ofthis publication. All applications are to be submitted under confidential cover with the envelope marked "POST OF BURSAR, UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN"

    Applicants are requested to inform their Referees to send Confidential Reports on them, using letter-head papers, direct to the Registrar and Secretary to Council, University of I badan, from whom further details may be obtained.

    Only the applications of shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

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