Legacy University, Okija, Anambra State Job Recruitment, January 2017

Legacy University, Okija, Anambra State is one of the eight private universities recently approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria with the view of increasing access to university education to all qualified individuals in the country promote quality tertiary education and engage in relevant research for national development Located in serene environment in Okija, Anambra State, the new university seeks to build a legacy of excellence in learning and research. It plans to commence academic activities within the first quarter of 2017, offering courses in Management, Arts, Social Sciences, Natural and Physical Sciences.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer
Location:
Okija, Anambra
Requirements

  • The candidate must have a Master’s degree with dissertation in relevant field. (No work experience needed)
  • Must be computer literate

Job Title: Lecturer II
Location:
Okija, Anambra
Requirements

  • The candidate must have at least a Ph.D or Master’s degree with at least one publication in a reputable journal.
  • An Assistant Lecturer with a minimum of three (3) years teaching experience may apply
  • Must be computer literate

Job Title: Lecturer I
Location:
Okija, Anambra
Requirements

  • The candidate must have a Ph.D degree in relevant discipline from a recognized University plus at least three (3) years of relevant cognate experience in an accredited tertiary institution.
  • In addition, the candidate must have at least two (2) good publications in reputable national and offshore journals.
  • Must possess ability to initiate and supervise research programme at the undergraduate level.
  • Must be computer literate

Job Title: Senior Lecturer
Location:
Okija, Anambra
Requirements

  • The candidate must have a Ph.D degree or its equivalent in relevant field from an accredited tertiary institution plus six (6) years post qualification cognate experience.
  • The candidate must also have a minimum of seven (7) publications, five (5) of which must be in reputable national and offshore journals with evidence of continuous research and publication.
  • Must possess ability to supervise postgraduate students at the masters level.
  • Must be computer literate

Job Title: Associate Professor
Location:
Okija, Anambra
Requirements

  • The candidate who must have been a Senior Lecturer for at least three (3) years must have a Ph.D degree in relevant field with evidence of outstanding and continuing achievement / teaching experience in a University; fifteen(15) publications in reputable journals of which three (3) must be offshore journals
  • Must possess ability to supervise minimum of one master’s degree or Ph D student The candidate must have at least two (2) positive external assessments.
  • Must be computer literate

Job Title: Professor
Location:
Okija, Anambra
Requirements

  • The candidates, who must have been an Associate Professor for at least three years must have a Ph.D degree and evidence of highly scholarly productivity.
  • The candidates must have had up to 20 publications, five of which should be offshore, fifteen of which must be journal articles and must have supervised a minimum of one Ph.D student or three masters students.
  • The candidate must have at least 2 positive external assessment reports.
  • Must be computer literate

Job Title: Bursar
Location:
Okija, Anambra
Responsibilities

  • The Bursar is the Chief Financial Officer of the University.
  • He shall be responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the management of the University’s finances.

Requirements

  • The candidate must possess B.Sc in Accounting with at least Second Class (Lower Division) plus MBA or M.Sc in relevant discipline from recognized University and must be a full member of a recognized professional accounting body such as ICAN, ACA, ACCA, ACMA and CPA plus a minimum of twelve (12) years cognate experience and computer literacy is compulsory.
  • Applicant must be computer literate

Job Title: University Librarian
Location:
Okija, Anambra
Responsibilities

  • The University librarian is the Head of the University library and is responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the administration of the University Library and coordination of Library services in the University.

Requirements

  • Good honors degree plus MLS/MLIS and Ph.D in Library Science or Library and Information Science and must have at least 12 years cognate experience in an academic or research library.
  • He/she must be computer literate and must have evidence of substantial contribution to knowledge through scholarly publications in verifiable journal

Job Title: Registrar
Location:
Okija, Anambra
Responsibilities

  • The Registrar is the Chief Administrative Officer of the University, responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the day to day administration of the University, the Registrar by virtue of the office is the Secretary to the Council, Senate, Congregation and Convocation.

Requirements

  • The candidate for the post of Registrar must possess a honors degree from a recognized University, with at least fifteen (15) years relevant post qualification experience iii a similar institution, Possession of higher degrees, professional qualifications and membership of professional bodies will be an added advantage. The candidate in addition should:
    • Currently not below the rank of Deputy Registrar;
    • Show demonstrable evidence of consummate management and leadership skills; passion and drive in previous positions. In addition, must possess excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skits;
    • Exhibit the ability to be a team leader, has good mentorship skills and plans;
    • Enjoy good physical and mental health;
    • Possess outstanding personal integrity, demonstrate transparency in private and public life, be able to command the respect and loyalty of staff, students and members of the University community;
    • Be computer literate and have a good working understanding of communication by Internet;
    • Must have a good working understanding of current administrative principles, processes and practices.
    • Must be computer literate

Terms and Conditions of Service
The Registrar should hold office for a single term as applicable to similar institutions in Nigeria and the conditions of service will be as applicable to similar institutions in Nigeria. This will however be specified in the letter of appointment.

Job Title: Vice Chancellor
Location:
Okija, Anambra
Responsibilities

  • The Vice Chancellor normally is the Chief Executive and Academic Head of the University, and is also the Chairman of Senate, Congregation and member of the Governing Council.
  • The Vice Chancellor shall exercise general supervision over the activities of the University and have general responsibilities to the Council for the maintenance of Law, Statutes and Regulations in the University by ensuring that Law, Statues and Regulations of the University are enforced and observed, among others.

Requirements

  • Applicants for the position of the Vice Chancellor, Legacy University,Okija, must be a distinguished scholar with outstanding academic and administrative records and must be a proven manager of human and material resources, Specifically, the candidate:
    • Must be a full Professor of not less than ten (10) years standing with the ability to provide dynamic academic and administrative leadership for the University and must have held sufficient academic and administrative positions ma similar institution:
    • Should be capable of working towards realizing the vision and mission of the University;
    • Should be able to attract research grants and complementary funds from local and international agencies, for the development of the University;
    • Should possess outstanding personal integrity in the management of funds and be able to deploy financial resources as appropriate in the context of strategic plans of the University;
    • Must demonstrate inter personal and team building skills and possess the ability to harness all component units and resources in building an enviable university system;
    • Should be an individual who judging from his/her track records is likely to earn the respect as well as loyalty of the members of staff,students and University community;
    • Should be in a position to ensure the enforcement of the University Law and Regulations;
    • Should have excellent and spoken communication skills;
    • Should be Information and Communication Technology (ICY) proficient;
    • Must be of excellent physical and mental health.
    • Must be computer literate

Tenure
The Vice Chancellor shall hold the office for a single term as applicable in similar institutions in the country.

Remuneration

The remuneration and conditions of service for the post of Vice Chancellor are as applicable in similar institutions in the country.
 
Eligibility for Interview
Only candidates whose applications are shortlisted will be invited for interview.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward fifteen (15) copies of their spiral bound applications with detailed curriculum vitae stating:

  • Name in full
  • Post sought for
  • Place and Date of Birth (with evidence)
  • Home Address / Phone Number(s)
  • Present postal and email addresses
  • Nationality
  • Marital Status
  • Number, Names and Ages of Children
  • Educational Institutions attended with dates
  • Academic and Professional Qualifications including Distinctions with Dates (enclose photocopies of certificates)
  • Statement of work experience including full details of former and present posts, dates, post held and current salary
  • Other activities outside present employment
  • Names and Address of three (3) Referees who should forward report to the Registrar.
  • NYSC Discharge or Exemption Certificate
  • Any other relevant information.

All applicants should be forwarded to:

The Acting Registrar,
Legacy University,
Okija,
Anambra State.

Application Deadline  8th February, 2017.

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