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INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE POST OF THE VICE CHANCELLOR OF UMARU MUSA YAR’ADUA UNIVERSITY, KATSINA

The Governing Council of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina, has declared that the Office of the Vice Chancellor of the University will soon be vacant. In accordance with Sections 4 and 5 of the First Schedule of the University Law, the Council has directed that applications be invited from suitably qualified distinguished academics with cognate experience in university teaching and administration of not less than fifteen (15) years.

1. THE JOB

The Vice Chancellor is the Chief Executive and Academic Officer of the University, ex-officio Chairman of the Senate and Member of the Governing Council of the University. Among other functions, the Vice Chancellor shall:

  • be competent at all time  to advise the Council on any matter affecting the policy, finance and administration of the University;
  • be generally responsible to the Council for maintaining the efficiency and good order of the University and for ensuring the proper enforcement of Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations;
  • be responsible for discipline in the University;
  • regulate the admission of the students in accordance with the guidelines and procedures approved by the Senate.

2. QUALITIES AND QUALIFICATION OF THE CANDIDATE

Interested candidates for the position of Vice Chancellor, Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina are expected to be:

  • Distinguished scholars who are Professors with demonstrated ability to provide exemplary academic leadership and proven management capacity;
  • Scholars of the highest moral standards and unassailable character and proven integrity with irrevocable commitment to best practices in corporate governance, with particular emphasis on accountability, transparency and probity, and must be scholars who can ensure optimum utilization of scarce resources for maximum public good;
  • Scholars who are Information and Communication Technology (ICT) proficient, committed to the mainstreaming of ICT into                    University-wide programmes and activities;
  • Scholars who can significantly raise the internal revenue base of the University for physical and academic development;
  • Scholars who will be able to attract research grants and complementary funds from local and international agencies, and further uplift the academic stature of the University;
  • Scholars who will be able to relate effectively and productively with the government, non-governmental agencies, the Alumni and other national and international facilitation;
  • Persons who are not likely to foster personal, racial, ethnic, political, religious or other sectional interest and who are also capable of inspiring the members of University Community towards the attainment of its goals;
  • Scholars with good understanding of the Vision and Mission of the University;
  • Individuals who, judging from their tract records, are likely to command the respect as well as loyalty of members of Staff, Students and University Community;
  • Persons who enjoy excellent, physical and mental health.

3. CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

The salaries and conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Vice Chancellor in Nigerian Federal Universities as determined by Government and the Governing Council of the University from time to time.

4. TENURE

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

5. METHOD OF APPLICATION

Interested applicants are invited to note and comply with the following conditions

  • Each application (25 copies) should be accompanied by 25 copies of the candidate’s detailed “Curriculum Vitae” (CV), signed and dated by the candidate. The CV must contain, among others, the candidate’s name in full, age, marital status, nationality, educational attainments with dates, number of PhD candidates supervised and graduated, research output, academic and non-academic recognition, professional achievements, scholarly publications in renowned domestic and international journals with dates and books;
  • Each application should be accompanied by a certificate of birth or statutory declaration of age, and certificate of medical fitness based on documented comprehensive medical examination from a Government hospital;
  • A statement of the candidate’s vision for Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina in the 21st Century of not more than 1500 words (25 copies);
  • In the case of a nominated or “searched candidates”, the CV must be accompanied by a letter of consent duly signed and dated by the candidate;
  • Each candidate must have three (3) referees who should be requested by the candidate to forward their referee’s reports directly to the REGISTRAR under confidential cover. Such referees should be in a position to attest to the candidate’s claim to high academic standard, managerial capacity and moral uprightness. A referee’s report that highlights the candidate weakness will command higher credibility;
  • All shortlisted candidates will be required to make themselves available for interaction with the Joint Council/Senate Selection Board.

All applications are to be forwarded under confidential cover in an envelope marked at the upper left hand corner “Vice Chancellor” Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina to reach the Registrar and Secretary to Council NOT later than two weeks from the date of this publication.

 

Abdu Halliru Abdullahi, FNIM

Registrar and Secretary to Council

 

DE and UTME Third Admission List 2014/2015 Academic Session

MyLearningAcademy Winners!!!

MyLearningAcademy Competition is completed and the winners are:

 
NAME AMINU ABDULLAHI
REG. NO: U1/12/MTH/0763
FACULTY: NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
COURSE: B.SC. MATHEMATICS
LEVEL: 200 LEVEL
STATE: ZAMFARA
LGA: GUSAU
PRIZE: N30,000.00

 
NAME FADIL RABIU SANI
REG. NO: U1/10/BIO/0532
FACULTY NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT BIOLOGY
COURSE: B.SC. BIOLOGY
LEVEL 400 LEVEL
STATE ZAMFARA
LGA GUSAU
PRIZE: N10,000.00

   
NAME LUKMAN HUSSAINI
REG. NO: U1/10/BIO/0533
FACULTY NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT BIOLOGY
COURSE: B.SC. BIOLOGY
LEVEL 400 LEVEL
STATE KATSINA
LGA BINDAWA
PRIZE: N10,000.00

The search for MyLearningAcademy Ambassadors has now begun, please ensure you take full benefits of this opportunity and partnership.

 

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