Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) Vacancy for Experienced Positions

The Federal University of Technology, Owerri was established in 1980 by the Federal Government of Nigeria. The University strives for excellence and is poised to becoming one of the best Universities of Technology in the world. The University is committed to the production of high level manpower, engaged in cutting edge research and community service for the achievement of national developmental goals and global relevance.

Applicants are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the positions below in the institution:

Job Title: Director of Work
Location: 
Owerri Imo
Job Descriptions

  • The Director of Works is the Chief Technical Officer of the University responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day running and maintenance of University buildings, equipment, other properties and provision of services and utilities for the well-being of the University.

The Person

  • The candidates for the position of Director of Works must exhibit considerable degree of competence, responsiveness, and demonstrable integrity for the running of  the Department of Works and Directorate of Physical Planning and Development Unit respectively of a University.
  • Prospective candidates must be proficient in ICT particularly in Computer Aided Designs and Controls.
  • The candidate must not be more than Fifty-Nine (59) years of age at the time of appointment and must be in good health to be able to endure the rigours of the duty of Director of Works/Physical Planning and Development of a fast growing specialised University of Technology.

Qualifications

  • The candidates must have a good honours Degree either in Engineering, Architecture or Quantity Surveying and similar professions from a recognised University and at least Fifteen (15) years of relevant post qualification service experience at University/equivalent level.
  • Candidates should be officers of not below the rank of a Deputy Director of Works/Physical Planning in a University or a similar institution.
  • Possession of a higher degree and membership of relevant professional body(ies) such as the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA) and Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) will be added advantage.

Conditions of Service

  • The appointment is for a period of five (5) years and is pensionable.
  • The basic salary attached to the post is CONTISS (II) 15.
  • Other allowances and fringe benefits are as currently applicable to similar positions in the Nigerian University System and as may be determined by the Federal Government and the Governing Council from time to time.

Job Title: Director of Health Sciences
Location: 
Owerri Imo
Job Descriptions

  • The Director of Health Services is the Chief Health Officer of the University responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day running and administration of the University’s Health services and facilities, recommendation of all health policies in the University, and taking charge of the Health Services Department in accordance with the University statutes.

The Person

  • The candidates for the post must exhibit considerable degree of competence, expertise and demonstrable integrity for the running of a Department of Health Services of a University.
  • Prospective candidates must be duly licenced and practicing medical doctors and must be active members of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA).
  • The candidate must not be more than fifty-nine (59) years of age at the time of appointment and must be in good health to be able to endure the riguors of the duties as a Director of Health Services.

Qualifications

  • The candidates must have a good honours degree (MBBS) from a recognized University and at least fifteen (15) years of relevant service experience.
  • Candidates should be officers of not below the rank of a Deputy Director of ‘Health Services in a University or a similar institution. in addition, candidates must be a Fellow of West African College of Surgeons (FWACS) and other relevant bodies.
  • Possession of a higher degree in health related disciplines will be an advantage.

Conditions of Service

  • The appointment is for a period of five (5) years and is pensionable.
  • The basic salary attached to the post is CONTISS (II) 15.
  • Other allowances and fringe benefits are as currently applicable to similar positions in the Nigerian University System and as may be determined by the Federal Government and the Governing Council from time to time

Job Title: Director of Physical Planning
Location: 
Owerri, Imo
Job Descriptions

  • The Director of Physical Planning and Development is the Chief Physical Planning Officer of the University responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for all aspects of Physical Planning and Infrastructural Development of the University as well as advising the University on the formulation, execution and review of policies affecting the Physical Planning and Development Section.

The Person

  • The candidates for the position of Director of Physical Planning must exhibit considerable degree of competence, responsiveness, and demonstrable integrity for the running of  the Department of Works and Directorate of Physical Planning and Development Unit respectively of a University.
  • Prospective candidates must be proficient in ICT particularly in Computer Aided Designs and Controls.
  • The candidate must not be more than Fifty-Nine (59) years of age at the time of appointment and must be in good health to be able to endure the rigours of the duty of Director of Works/Physical Planning and Development of a fast growing specialised University of Technology.

Qualifications

  • The candidates must have a good honours Degree either in Engineering, Architecture or Quantity Surveying and similar professions from a recognised University and at least Fifteen (15) years of relevant post qualification service experience at University/equivalent level.
  • Candidates should be officers of not below the rank of a Deputy Director of Works/Physical Planning in a University or a similar institution.
  • Possession of a higher degree and membership of relevant professional body(ies) such as the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA) and Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) will be added advantage.

Conditions of Service

  • The appointment is for a period of five (5) years and is pensionable.
  • The basic salary attached to the post is CONTISS (II) 15.
  • Other allowances and fringe benefits are as currently applicable to similar positions in the Nigerian University System and as may be determined by the Federal Government and the Governing Council from time to time.

Job Title: Registrar
Location: 
Owerri Imo
Job Descriptions

  • The Registrar is the Chief Administrative Officer of the University and shall be responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the day-to-day administrative work of the University except as regards matters for which the Bursar is responsible.
  • The Registrar is also the Secretary to the Council, Senate, Congregation and Convocation. The candidates for the position must not be more than fifty-nine (59) years of age at the time of appointment.
  • The appointment is for a period of five (5) years subject to one (1) year extension.

Qualification and Experience

  • Candidates must possess a good honours Degree from recognised University and must have had at least Fifteen (15) years experience in University administration, five of which must be as a Deputy Registrar.
  • Possession of a higher degree will be an advantage. Membership of recognised professional bodies is mandatory.

Skills
Specifically, the candidate is expected to:

  • Be a person with good leadership qualities who can inspire and motivate a crop of young administrative officers to be able to get the best out of them;
  • Be a person of high integrity, who promotes merit;
  • Be a person who enjoys excellent physical and mental health;
  • Be focused and innovative; and
  • Be computer literate/proficient.

Conditions of Service

  • These are the same as in the Federal Public Service and as applicable to Federal Universities of Nigeria and as may be determined from time to time by the University Governing Council.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit Thirty (30) copies of their Applications and detailed Curriculum Vitae highlighting among others the following:

  • Name in full (Surname, in capital letters)
  • Place and Date of Birth
  • Permanent Home Address
  • Contact Address: Postal Address, GSM Number(s) and E-mail Address
  • Nationality
  • Marital Status
  • Number and Ages of Children (if any)
  • Educational Institutions attended (with dates)
  • Academic and Professional Qualifications obtained (with dates)
  • Working Experience, including full details of former and present post(s)
  • Present Employment, indicating present status and salary
  • Extra Curricula Activities
  • Names and Address of three (3) Referees
  • In addition, to stating the names and addresses of the Referees, candidate should request each of their nominated Referees to send a Confidential Report on them to the Registrar, Federal University of Technology, Owerri.

Applications should be forwarded to:

The Registrar,
Federal University of Technology,
P.M.B. 1526,
Owerri,
Imo State.


Note: 
Candidates should request their referees to forward references on them directly to the Registrar and clearly marked “Referee Report” on the top corner of the envelope

Application Deadline  1st September, 2016.

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