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  • Posted on: 28 April, 2015 Deadline: 9 June, 2015
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    The Board of Trustees and Council of Mountain Top University (MTU) invite applications from suitably-qualified Professors with cognate experience in university teaching, research and administration and who are Christians with born-again experience to apply for the post of Vice-Chancellor of Mountain Top University, Lagos, Nigeria.

    Vice Chancellor


    MTU is a new private university in Nigeria, with tremendous promise to be one of the leading universities in Africa within the next ten years. The Proprietor of the University is the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM), a Christian, Evangelical, Pentecostal and Inter-denominational missionary organisation, with Dr. Daniel Kolawole Olukoya as Founder and General Overseer of MFM Ministries worldwide.

    MTU is envisioned as "a dynamic centre of academic excellence in the liberal tradition for the production of top-rate, morally sound graduates of distinction who will be globally competitive for outstanding impact on the Nigerian societal and global development". Its mission is the provision of excellent facilities for the training of men and women in various academic, professional and vocational disciplines in an atmosphere that will enhance the simultaneous development of their spiritual, mental and physical faculties, in order to produce morally upright and academically sound graduates with specialized skills and value systems, who will be independent, invariably self-employable and who will be able to impact positively on the development (be it in leadership, academic, public and the
    industrial sectors) of their communities, the Nigerian society and the global community at large.


    • The post of Vice-Chancellor of Mountain Top University is expected to be filled by an outstanding scholar who is locally-respected and internationally-renowned and who as Chairman of Senate, will pilot the University to greater academic heights. Specifically, the
    • candidate must meet the following minimum requirements:
    • A full Professor with outstanding academic credentials. Specialisation in a discipline within existing Colleges in the University will be an advantage.
    • Be a Holy Spirit-filled Christian with ability to comply with the tenets and doctrines of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries and directives of the Board of Trustees and Council.
    • Should possess considerable managerial and leadership experience within the university system and show demonstrable ability to attract funds to the University.
    • Proficiency in the use of loformation and Communication Technology (ICT) for administration, teaching and research.
    • A team player who is honest and with proven integrity, high moral standards, impeccable character and with irrevocable commitment to best practices in corporate governance, including accountability, transparency and probity.
    • Ability to motivate staff and students towards the achievement of the vision and mission of the University.
    • Ability to promote linkages with external bodies (local and international).
    • Should be in good physical and mental health and be free from any inhibiting health conditions.
    • Be competent at all times to advise-the Council on matters affecting the policy, finance and administration of the University.
    • Maintain a high degree of self-discipline and be capable of maintaining staff and students discipline in the University.
    • Judging from his/her track record, ability to command the respect as well as loyalty of members of the University community-staff and students

    Method of Application

    Each applicant should submit an application along with 30 copies of signed Curriculum Vitae which should contain:

    • Full Name:
    • Date of Birth:
    • Nationality:
    • Permanent Home Address
    • Current Postal Address including e-mail address and telephone contact:
    • Standing as a Christian and affiliated Church:
    • Marital Status:
    • Number of Children (with Age)
    • Institutions Attended (With Dates)
    • Academic Qualifications (With Dates)
    • Professional Qualifications (With Dates)
    • Honours, Distinctions and Membership of Learned Societies and Professional bodies
    • Outstanding publications, discoveries or inventions (giving all relevant details)
    • Working experience in the University system (giving names of institution{s) and dates)
    • Details of administrative, fund-attraction and managerial experience in the University system
    • Specific services to local, national and international communities (giving dates, institution/establishment and status)
    • Present Employment, Status, Salary and Employer
    • A statement of the candidate's vision for Mountain Top University in the next five years
    • Extra-curricular activities; and
    • Names and Addresses of FOUR Referees (one of whom should provide spiritual reference and one should, where appropriate, be the head of the establishment where the applicant currently works).

    Interested candidates are expected to submit the following:

    • Thirty copies of the application letter with detailed CV following the guidelines listed above
    • Thirty copies of the vision statement
    • Ten copies of any ten papers published in reputable international journals after attaining the position of full professor.

    INTERACTION WITH SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interactive session and will be expected to come with

    • Originals of their credentials
    • Certificate of birth or statutory declaration of age
    • Certificate of medical fitness based on documented comprehensive, medical examination from a recognised hospital.

    Candidates should request their referees to send confidential references on them directly to the

    Mountain Top University,

    c/o MFM Headquarters,
    13 Olasimbo Street,
    Onike, Yaba,
    Lagos 2990, Nigeria.

    All applications are to be submitted under confidential cover in a sealed envelope marked at the upper left hand corner APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF VICE-CHANCELLOR, Mountain Top University to:

    The Chairman of Council,
    Mountain Top University,
    MFM Prayer City,
    KM 12, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway,
    Lagos, Nigeria.

    Not later than 6 weeks from the date of this publication.

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