Plateau State University Recruitment into Non-Academic Positions

Plateau State Univeristy, Bokkos – The Governing Council of the Univeristy has therefore decided in accordance with the Law Establishing the University wishes to commence the processes for the appointments of qualified candidates to fill position below:

Job Title: University Librarian

Location: Plateau

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The University Librarian shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the overall administration of the University Library, its branches and extension and for providing library services for the entire University community.

Qualifications

  • Not less than Ten (10) years teaching, research and or professional experience in a University, (for candidates with PhD) or fifteen (15) years teaching, research and or professional experience in a University for candidates with a Master’s degree.
  • Outstanding scholarly or research activity.
  • Evidence of exceptional teaching ability.
  • Some administrative experience in the Library
  • Scholarly publications (points to be awarded).
  • Clear evidence of continuing research.

Tenure

  • The tenure of this Principal Officer of the University is a 5-year single term.

Remuneration and Condition of Service
The successful applicant will be placed on Consolidated Salary with relevant fringe benefits, and will equally enjoy all allowances normally attached to the position of Principal Officers of Nigerian Universities.

Computer Literacy
Candidate must possess evidence of computer literacy and a demonstrable ability in the use of computer and access to the internet.


Job Title: Deputy Librarian

Location: Plateau

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Deputy Librarian is responsible to the University Librarian and will undertake duties assigned to him by the University Librarian.

Qualifications

  • Not less than eight (8) years teaching, research and or professional experience in a University, an institution of University standing or comparable Institution.
  • Preferably a higher degree such as Masters or its professional equivalent.
  • A PhD degree with a minimum of 5 years of teaching, research and or professional experience in a University will be accepted.
  • Scholarly publications (points to be awarded to each),
  • Clear evidence or continuing research.
  • Outstanding scholarly or research activity.
  • Evidence of exceptional teaching ability.
  • Some administrative experience in the library

Job Title: Deputy Bursar

Location: Plateau

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Deputy Bursar is responsible to the Bursar and will undertake duties assigned to him by the Bursar.

Qualifications

  • A good degree in Accountancy with 15 years post qualification experience for B.Sc (Accounting) and 18 years experience for HND (Accounting).
  • Possession of post qualification experience in higher Institution and Professional qualifications will be an advantage.
  • By promotion to a Deputy Bursar with 3 years minimum experience as Chief Accountant

Job Title: Registrar

Location: Plateau

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Registrar is Chief Administrative Officer and the custodian of the Laws/Statutes of the University.
  • He shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the overall administration of the University.

Qualifications

  • A good Degree from a recognized University or equivalent qualification plus at least Fifteen (15) years post qualification experience substantial part of which must have been in a University.
  • Possession of relevant higher Degree or postgraduate professional qualifications in the appropriate fields would be an advantage.
  • Must be on the rank of Deputy Registrar.

Tenure

  • The tenure of this Principal Officer of the University is a 5-year single term.

Remuneration and Condition of Service
The successful applicant will be placed on Consolidated Salary with relevant fringe benefits, and will equally enjoy all allowances normally attached to the position of Principal Officers of Nigerian Universities.

Computer Literacy
Candidate must possess evidence of computer literacy and a demonstrable ability in the use of computer and access to the internet.

Job Title: Director, Works and Physical Planning

Location: Plateau

Duties and Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

  • Candidates for the post of Director of Works and Physical Planning must possess a good honours degree in Civil Engineering, Building, Architecture, Quantity Surveying, Estate Management, Urban and Regional Planning or other related disciplines plus at least sixteen (16) years of cognate experience preferably in a University or in a top management position in any appropriate large organization.
  • Possession of a Master’s degree in related discipline will be an added advantage.
  • In addition, candidates must be fully registered member of relevant professional and statutory bodies such as Council for the Society of Engineers (NSE) and the COREN (for Engineers) ARCON and NIA (for Architects), QSRBN (for Quantity Surveyors), CORBON and MOB (for Builders) etc. Other elevations in the profession will and MOB (for Builders) etc. Other elevations in the profession will be an advantage.
  • Prospective candidates must demonstrate competence through experience, strategy etc to maintain a high level of discipline, prompt and adequate response system, prudence and strong accountability in the Works Department.
  • Prospective candidate will be expected to propose and discuss a plan for proactive maintenance culture for the University during the interview.
  • Prospective candidate must be proficient in ICT with demonstrable competence in computer aided designs and controls.

Job Title: Deputy Registrar

Location: Plateau

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Deputy Registrar is responsible to the Registrar and will undertake duties assigned to him by the Registrar.

Qualifications

  • A good honours degree from a recognized Institution or its equivalent, and at least 15 years post qualifications experience, substantial part of which must have been in a University or other comparable Institution(s) of higher learning.
  • Possession of relevant higher degree or postgraduate professional qualifications in the appropriate fields would be an advantage.

Job Title: Director of Audit

Location: Plateau

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Director of Audit is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor and will undertake duties assigned to him by the Vice-Chancellor.

Qualifications

  • A good degree in Accountancy with 15 years post qualification experience for B.Sc (Accounting) and 18 years experience for HND (Accounting)
  • Possession of post qualification experience in higher Institution and Professional qualifications will be an advantage.
  • By promotion to a Deputy Bursar with 3 years minimum experience.
  • Candidates must have professionally recognized Accountancy qualification ACMA, ACA, ACCA, ANAN, ICAN, CPA; plus 10 years and above experience.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit Twenty (20) copies of Letter of application, Credentials and Curriculum Vitae specifying the following:

  • Name (Surname first)
  • Date of Birth
  • Nationality
  • State of Origin
  • Local Government Area
  • Permanent Home Address
  • Present Contact Address
  • Functional E-mail Address(es)
  • Telephone Number(s)
  • Marital Status
  • Number of Children with Ages
  • Institutions Attended with Dates
  • Certificates Obtained with Dates
  • Membership of Professional Bodies
  • Community Service
  • Previous Work Experience
  • Present Appointment with Date and Current Salary
  • Names and Addresses of three (3) Referees and any other relevant information,

All applications should be forward to:

The Vice Chancellor,
Plateau State University, Bokkos,
P.M.B. 2012 (Jos),
Bokkos,
Plateau State

Note: All your reference letters from three (3) referees are to be sent under a confidential cover to the address below before the closing date, please

Application Deadline 
18th November, 2015.

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