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Kogi State University, Kabba Announces Vacancy for Principal Officers – APPLY NOW!

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Kogi State University, Kabba Announces Vacancy for Principal Officers – APPLY NOW!

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Apply for the ongoing Kogi State University Recruitment 2023. See the 6 job positions, descriptions, eligibility, and how to apply. Kogi State University, Kabba (KSUK) is seeking the services of both graduates and experienced job seekers to fill the vacant positions in their institution.

The Kogi State University, Kabba (KSUK), Kogi West Senatorial District was established by Kogi State Government with a Charter from the National Universities Commission (NUC), Abuja, on June 26, 2023, as the 62nd State-owned University and 265th University in Nigeria. The University is to take off with Phase-1, in September 2023, using a compound / hybrid Faculty model consisting of three Faculties, Arts and Humanities, Science and Computing, and Management, Administration, and Social Sciences. The three faculties will house twenty-five (25) programs, in seventeen (17) academic departments. There will also be specialized Research and Academic Centres, Learning Resources, and ICT centers.

In accordance with the provisions of the Universities (Miscellaneous Provision) Act 2001, as amended, the Committee on the Establishment of Kogi State University, Kabba, hereby invites applications from qualified candidates to fill the following positions below:

1.) Vice-Chancellor
Location: Kogi

Qualities of the Applicant

  1. Applicants for the Vice-Chancellor position must be distinguished scholars with outstanding academic and administrative records.
  2. He/ she must be a proven manager of human and material resources.
  3. Specifically, the candidate must possess a Ph.D. Degree from a recognized University and be a Full Professor of Seven (7) to Ten (10) years standing with the ability to provide academic and administrative leadership for the University;
  4. Must have held sufficient academic and administrative positions in the university to prepare him/her for the position of Vice-Chancellor;
  5. Possess substantial publications in reputable national and international journals;
  6. Should have a good understanding of the Vision, Mission and Core Values of the University;
  7. Be able to attract research grants and complementary funds from local and international agencies, and further uplift the academic stature of the University;
  8. Possess personal integrity in the management of funds and be able to deploy financial resources as appropriate in the context of the University’s strategic plan;
  9. Demonstrate interpersonal and team-building skills and
  10. Possess the ability to build bridges between staff, students, and other members of the university community and stakeholders; have a demonstrable ability to establish and maintain partnerships with local, national, international, governmental and non-governmental agencies and organisations;
  11. Be an individual who, judging from his/her track record, is likely to command respect, as well the loyalty of members of Staff, Students and the University Community;
  12. Be able to demonstrate the ability to attract, motivate, and retain highly skilled and talented staff in all categories of staff (teaching and non-teaching);
  13. Be able to exhibit entrepreneurial drive and ability to attract extra-statutory funds and mobilize other resources for the development of the University;
  14. Have excellent written and spoken communication skills; should be in a position to ensure the enforcement of the University laws and regulations;
  15. Be Information and Communication Technology (ICT) proficient and be committed to the development of ICT in the University programmes and services;
  16. Must be of excellent physical and mental health;
  17. Must not be more than 65 years of age by September 30, 2023 when the position is scheduled to be occupied.

Tenure:

The Vice-Chancellor shall hold the office for a single term of five (5) years.

Remuneration
The remuneration and other condition of service for this post are as applicable in all Nigerian Universities, and as may be determined by the Governing Council of the Kogi State University, Kabba.

Application Closing Date
21st August, 2023.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit twenty copies (20) of their Application Letters and Curriculum Vitae & a two-page Vision Statement of candidate for the University during his/her tenure if appointed. Curriculum Vitae should include the following details:

Full name (Surname, First name, Middle name)
Post applied for:
Place and Date of Birth
Nationality
State of Origin / Local Government Area
Permanent Home Address
Correspondence Address (if different from Permanent Address)
Mobile Phone Number
Email address
Marital Status
Number and Ages of Children (if any)
Educational Institutions attended with dates
Academic Qualifications and Distinctions obtained with dates
Professional Qualification obtained with dates
Work experience including full details of former and present posts
Community service(s) rendered (including dates and locations)
Full details of teaching and research experience
List of Publications and dates where applicable
Honours / Awards
Membership of Professional Bodies
Extra-Curricular Activities
Names and Addresses of three Referees
Any other relevant information.
Applications should be addressed and submitted under confidential cover, in sealed envelopes, with the post applied for, clearly written at the top of the right-hand corner to:
The Chairman,
Committee on the Establishment of Kogi State University, Kabba,
Kogi State, Nigeria.

Note

All referees should be asked to send their independent reports to the Chairman, Committee on the Establishment of Kogi State University, Kabba with full details of the applicant and the post applied for.

All applications must include photocopies of academic and professional certificates / qualifications, birth certificates, list of publications, local government identification / international passport, verifiable evidence of work experience.

2.) Registrar
Location: Kogi

Qualities of the Applicant

The person who will be Registrar must be an enthusiastic person, passionate about initiatives and consistently productive.
In addition, the ideal candidate shall:

Possess a good University Degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division from a recognised University plus an NYSC Discharge Certificate or Evidence of Exemption;
Possession of postgraduate degrees of Masters / PhD will be added advantage;
Must have at least fifteen (15) years post qualification
Experience in university administration;
Currently be a Deputy Registrar for at least three (3) years in a State / Federal University;
Must be less than 60 years of age by September 30, 2023, when the position is scheduled to be occupied;
Be a registered member or Fellow of any Professional Administrative Bodies:
A person of impeccable integrity and transparency in private and public life;
A person with the ability to relate excellently with staff, students and the general public and command the loyalty and respect of people;
A person with an articulate vision for the development of the University and the Registry, combined with a strong passion to implement the vision;
Highly conversant with the workings and peculiarities of a Nigerian University system;
Must be able to effectively utilise the University’s human resources to attain an excellent administrative system; of good physical and mental health;
Must have Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills;
A person of impeccable character, sound leadership skills and ability to instil confidence and engender trust in his/her members of staff;
Devoid of any criminal record; and
Have the ability to manage industrial relations and navigate complex administrative situations.

Tenure:

The Registrar shall hold the office for a single term of five (5) years.

Remuneration
The remuneration and other condition of service for this post are as applicable in all Nigerian Universities, and as may be determined by the Governing Council of the Kogi State University, Kabba.

Application Closing Date
21st August, 2023.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit twenty copies (20) of their Application Letters and Curriculum Vitae. Curriculum Vitae should include the following details:

Full name (Surname, First name, Middle name)
Post applied for:
Place and Date of Birth
Nationality
State of Origin / Local Government Area
Permanent Home Address
Correspondence Address (if different from Permanent Address)
Mobile Phone Number
Email address
Marital Status
Number and Ages of Children (if any)
Educational Institutions attended with dates
Academic Qualifications and Distinctions obtained with dates
Professional Qualification obtained with dates
Work experience including full details of former and present posts
Community service(s) rendered (including dates and locations)
Full details of teaching and research experience
List of Publications and dates where applicable
Honours / Awards
Membership of Professional Bodies
Extra-Curricular Activities
Names and Addresses of three Referees
Any other relevant information.
Applications should be addressed and submitted under confidential cover, in sealed envelopes, with the post applied for, clearly written at the top of the right-hand corner to:
The Chairman,
Committee on the Establishment of Kogi State University, Kabba,
Kogi State, Nigeria.

Note

All referees should be asked to send their independent reports to the Chairman, Committee on the Establishment of Kogi State University, Kabba with full details of the applicant and the post applied for.

All applications must include photocopies of academic and professional certificates / qualifications, birth certificates, list of publications, local government identification / international passport, verifiable evidence of work experience.

3.) Bursar
Location: Kogi

Qualities of the Applicant

Candidate must possess a good University Degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division in Accounting, Finance, Economics or any related discipline from a recognized institution plus NYSC Discharge Certificate or Evidence of Exemption;
Be a registered member or Fellow of any of the following Professional Bodies: ICAN, ICMA, CPA, ACCA etc.
Have minimum of twelve (12) years relevant post-qualification experience in financial management of a University.
Be ICT compliant and conversant with current trends in financial reporting – IFRS, IPSAS;
Have proven knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office Package, especially Microsoft Excel and other Spreadsheet;
Must be between the ages of 45 and 55 years by September 30, 2023 when the position is scheduled to be occupied; enjoy strong physical and mental health.

Tenure:

The Bursar shall hold the office for a single term of five (5) years.

Remuneration
The remuneration and other condition of service for this post are as applicable in all Nigerian Universities, and as may be determined by the Governing Council of the Kogi State University, Kabba.

Application Closing Date
21st August, 2023.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit twenty copies (20) of their Application Letters and Curriculum Vitae. Curriculum Vitae should include the following details:

Full name (Surname, First name, Middle name)
Post applied for:
Place and Date of Birth
Nationality
State of Origin / Local Government Area
Permanent Home Address
Correspondence Address (if different from Permanent Address)
Mobile Phone Number
Email address
Marital Status
Number and Ages of Children (if any)
Educational Institutions attended with dates
Academic Qualifications and Distinctions obtained with dates
Professional Qualification obtained with dates
Work experience including full details of former and present posts
Community service(s) rendered (including dates and locations)
Full details of teaching and research experience
List of Publications and dates where applicable
Honours / Awards
Membership of Professional Bodies
Extra-Curricular Activities
Names and Addresses of three Referees
Any other relevant information.
Applications should be addressed and submitted under confidential cover, in sealed envelopes, with the post applied for, clearly written at the top of the right-hand corner to:
The Chairman,
Committee on the Establishment of Kogi State University, Kabba,
Kogi State, Nigeria.

Note

All referees should be asked to send their independent reports to the Chairman, Committee on the Establishment of Kogi State University, Kabba with full details of the applicant and the post applied for.

All applications must include photocopies of academic and professional certificates / qualifications, birth certificates, list of publications, local government identification / international passport, verifiable evidence of work experience.

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4.) Librarian
Location: Kogi

Qualities of the Applicant

Candidates must possess a good honours Degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division, Master’s and Doctorate Degree in Library or Information Science from a recognized University plus NYSC Discharge Certificate or Evidence of Exemption;
Candidates should have a continuing interest in academia, including attaining a professorship;
Must have a minimum of twelve (12) years cognate experience in a University library administration as well as cataloguing and automa- tion experience;
A strong proof of continuing research with appreciable evidence of scholarly publications both in quality and quantum in reputable international and national journals is mandatory;
Must be able to provide academic and administrative leadership in a University set up;
Should not be below the rank of a Deputy University Librarian; enjoy strong physical and mental health;
Must be between the ages of 45 and 55 years by September 30, 2023 when the position is scheduled to be occupied.
Tenure:

The Librarian shall hold the office for a single term of five (5) years.

Remuneration

The remuneration and other condition of service for this post are as applicable in all Nigerian Universities, and as may be determined by the Governing Council of the Kogi State University, Kabba.

Application Closing Date
21st August, 2023.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit twenty copies (20) of their Application Letters and Curriculum Vitae. Curriculum Vitae should include the following details:

Full name (Surname, First name, Middle name)
Post applied for:
Place and Date of Birth
Nationality
State of Origin / Local Government Area
Permanent Home Address
Correspondence Address (if different from Permanent Address)
Mobile Phone Number
Email address
Marital Status
Number and Ages of Children (if any)
Educational Institutions attended with dates
Academic Qualifications and Distinctions obtained with dates
Professional Qualification obtained with dates
Work experience including full details of former and present posts
Community service(s) rendered (including dates and locations)
Full details of teaching and research experience
List of Publications and dates where applicable
Honours / Awards
Membership of Professional Bodies
Extra-Curricular Activities
Names and Addresses of three Referees
Any other relevant information.
Applications should be addressed and submitted under confidential cover, in sealed envelopes, with the post applied for, clearly written at the top of the right-hand corner to:
The Chairman,
Committee on the Establishment of Kogi State University, Kabba,
Kogi State, Nigeria.

Note

All referees should be asked to send their independent reports to the Chairman, Committee on the Establishment of Kogi State University, Kabba with full details of the applicant and the post applied for.

All applications must include photocopies of academic and professional certificates / qualifications, birth certificates, list of publications, local government identification / international passport, verifiable evidence of work experience.

5.) Director of Physical Planning & Development
Location: Kogi

Qualities of the Applicant

Candidates must possess a good honours Degree in Architecture, Civil / Mechanical / Electrical / Electrical / Electronic Engineering Degree from a recognized University with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division plus NYSC Discharge Certificate or Evidence of Exemption;
Should be computer literate and proficient in relevant computer applications as applicable in running a modern Physical Planning and Development Directorate;
Must possess a professionally recognized certificate with a current practicing license as well as not less than twelve (12) years post-qualification Engineering experience in a University set-up;
Must have at least ten (10) years of relevant experience in a senior management position preferably in a University or other public tertiary institutions;
Show demonstrable evidence of consummate management and leadership passion and drive in previous positions in addition, must possess excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills; exhibit the ability to be a team leader, has clear mentorship skills and plans;
Should not be older than sixty (60) years by September 30, 2023, when the position is scheduled to be occupied;
Enjoy strong physical and mental health; Possess personal integrity, demonstrate transparency in private and public life, and be able to command the respect and loyalty of staff, students and other members of the University Community.

Tenure:

The Director of Physical Planning and Development shall hold the office for a single term of four (4) years.
Remuneration
The remuneration and other condition of service for this post are as applicable in all Nigerian Universities, and as may be determined by the Governing Council of the Kogi State University, Kabba.

Application Closing Date
21st August, 2023.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit twenty copies (20) of their Application Letters and Curriculum Vitae & a statement of not more than 500 words of his/her Vision for the University in the next five (4) years with particular reference to administration, control, and innovations of its Physical Planning and Development Directorate. Curriculum Vitae should include the following details:

Full name (Surname, First name, Middle name)
Post applied for:
Place and Date of Birth
Nationality
State of Origin / Local Government Area
Permanent Home Address
Correspondence Address (if different from Permanent Address)
Mobile Phone Number
Email address
Marital Status
Number and Ages of Children (if any)
Educational Institutions attended with dates
Academic Qualifications and Distinctions obtained with dates
Professional Qualification obtained with dates
Work experience including full details of former and present posts
Community service(s) rendered (including dates and locations)
Full details of teaching and research experience
List of Publications and dates where applicable
Honours / Awards
Membership of Professional Bodies
Extra-Curricular Activities
Names and Addresses of three Referees
Any other relevant information.

Applications should be addressed and submitted under confidential cover, in sealed envelopes, with the post applied for, clearly written at the top of the right-hand corner to:
The Chairman, Committee on the Establishment of Kogi State University, Kabba,
Kogi State, Nigeria.

Note

All referees should be asked to send their independent reports to the Chairman, Committee on the Establishment of Kogi State University, Kabba with full details of the applicant and the post applied for.

All applications must include photocopies of academic and professional certificates / qualifications, birth certificates, list of publications, local government identification / international passport, verifiable evidence of work experience.

6.) Director of Academic Planning
Location: Kogi

Qualities of the Applicant

Candidates must possess a good honours Degree in any of Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, or Educational Management with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division, Master’s and Doctorate Degrees from a recognized University with bias in academic planning plus NYSC Discharge Certificate or Evidence of Exemption;
Should have cognate experience for the position, preferably as Deputy Director of Academic Planning from a recognized University;
Must be computer literate and proficient in relevant computer applications as applicable in running a modern Directorate of Academic Planning;
Must have adequate exposure in key units of the University.

Tenure:

The Director of Academic Planning shall hold the office for a single term of four (4) years.

Remuneration

The remuneration and other condition of service for this post are as applicable in all Nigerian Universities, and as may be determined by the Governing Council of the Kogi State University, Kabba.

Application Closing Date
21st August, 2023.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit twenty copies (20) of their Application Letters and Curriculum Vitae. Curriculum Vitae should include the following details:

Full name (Surname, First name, Middle name)
Post applied for:
Place and Date of Birth
Nationality
State of Origin / Local Government Area
Permanent Home Address
Correspondence Address (if different from Permanent Address)
Mobile Phone Number
Email address
Marital Status
Number and Ages of Children (if any)
Educational Institutions attended with dates
Academic Qualifications and Distinctions obtained with dates
Professional Qualification obtained with dates
Work experience including full details of former and present posts
Community service(s) rendered (including dates and locations)
Full details of teaching and research experience
List of Publications and dates where applicable
Honours / Awards
Membership of Professional Bodies
Extra-Curricular Activities
Names and Addresses of three Referees
Any other relevant information.

Applications should be addressed and submitted under confidential cover, in sealed envelopes, with the post applied for, clearly written at the top of the right-hand corner to:
The Chairman, Committee on the Establishment of Kogi State University, Kabba,
Kogi State, Nigeria.

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All referees should be asked to send their independent reports to the Chairman, Committee on the Establishment of Kogi State University, Kabba with full details of the applicant and the post applied for.

All applications must include photocopies of academic and professional certificates / qualifications, birth certificates, list of publications, local government identification / international passport, verifiable evidence of work experience.

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Kogi State University, Kabba Announces Vacancy for Principal Officers - APPLY NOW!
Kogi State University, Kabba Announces Vacancy for Principal Officers - APPLY NOW!
Kogi State University, Kabba Announces Vacancy for Principal Officers - APPLY NOW!

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