VACANT POSITIONS

ADVERT FOR THE POSITIONS OF REGISTRAR, BURSAR AND LIBRARIAN

 

A. Position:  Registrar

The Registrar is the Chief Administrative Officer of the University and is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration of the University. Th Registry is the repository of University documents and records. The Registrar is the Secretary to the Council, University Senate, Congregation and Convocation and their Committees.

The registrar must be a great manager of people and resources, have excellent leadership qualities and interpersonal and social skills. He must have excellent communication skills – oral, written, and computer literacy.

The Candidate should be a Christian – preferably a member of the Church of Christ.

 

The right candidate must have the ability to develop relationships with the university community, external communities and other stakeholders to build support for the needs of the University, He must enjoy good health and not be more than 60 years old.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A good (Honours) Degree in Arts, Humanities, Management, or related fields from a recognized university plus fifteen (15) years relevant administrative experience in University or comparable institution, with a minimum of five (5) years at the Deputy Registrar level.

  • Possession of relevant Higher Degree or Postgraduate Professional qualification(s) in appropriate field(s) is recommended.

  • Applicant with international experience will have an added advantage.

  • Preference will be given to candidates with Distance Learning Education (current trend in Covid-19 era).

 

Terms and Conditions of Service

  • The Appointment is for a term of five (5) years with possible renewal for a second term of five (5) years

  • The remuneration and other conditions of service are as shall be approved by the University Council.

 

B. Position: The University Bursar

The Bursar is a Principal Officer and is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration and control of financial affairs of the University. The Bursar is a member of the University Management and the Head of the University Bursary.

Qualifications and Experience:

A good (Honours) Degree/Higher National Diploma in Accounting plus fifteen (15) years relevant post-qualification experience, plus professional membership in any of the following:  ICAN/ACA/ACCA/ACMA/ANAN with ten (10) years relevant post-qualification experience

Candidates must be proficient in use of relevant accounting software packages; must have served for not less than five (5) years at the level of Deputy Bursar in a University or comparable institution.

C. Position: The University Libraian

Duties: The University Librarian is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration of the University Library and the co-ordination of Library services in the University.  The University Librarian is a Principal Officer of the University and a member of the University management. As a member of the academic staff, the University Librarian will be required to provide both academic and administrative leadership to staff members in the University Library.

Qualifications and Experience: 

Candidates for the position should possess a minimum of Master’s degree in Library and Information Science. Possession of a Doctorate Degree will be an added advantage. Candidates are also required to have scholarly publications in reputable journals and must be members of the Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria. Additionally, candidates are expected to to be ICT compliant and proficient in relevant computer applications as applicable to the running of a virtual modern University Library.

Remuneration:

The successful candidate will be entitled to the salary and other conditions of service as may be approved by the University Council from time to time.

Conditions of Service:

The appointment shall be for a initial term of five (5) years and may be renewed for a second five (5) period.

 

Application Closing Date
August 15, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit fifteen (15) copies of their Application, Curriculum Vitae and photocopies of their credentials. The Curriculum Vitae should highlight the following in the order indicated below:

  • Full name (surname first in capital letters)

  • Place and Date of Birth

  • Marital Status

  • Number and Ages of Children

  • E-mail address

  • Telephone number

  • Postal Address

  • Permanent Home Address

  • Nationality

  • State of Origin and LGA

  • Schools attended and qualifications obtained with dates

  • Current Employment and positions held with dates

  • Previous Employment(s)/Position(s)/Date(s)

  • Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Names and Addresses of three (3) Referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

Each applicant should request each of his/her referees to forward, direct to the Registrar, a confidential report on the applicant’s character, academic and managerial ability in a properly sealed envelope marked “post of ………: Referee’s Report” with the name of candidate at the top left-hand corner of the envelope.

All Applications and referees' reports should be submitted under confidential cover and addressed to:
The Registrar,
Obong University
Obong Ntak,

PMB  1005 Abak,

Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

e-copy of Application and Curriculum Vitae, as attachments should be e-mailed to:  vc@obonguniversity.edu.ng and cc: registrar@obonguniversity.edu.ng.