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UNILAG Recruitment 2022, Careers & Job Vacancies

 

Apply for UNILAG Recruitment 2022, Careers & Job Vacancies. UNILAG Job Recruitment Portal 2022 remains open till deadline.

UNILAG was founded in 1962, two years after Nigerian independence from Britain. It was one of the first five universities created in the country, now known as a “first generation university”. The university has educated many notable alumni, eminent scientists, politicians, lawyers, business icons, writers, entertainers, monarchs, countless technocrats, recipients of the Nigerian National order of merit, Fellows of the various learned Academies. As of September 2020, one Nobel laureate and one Pulitzer prize laureate have been affiliated with University of Lagos as students, alumni, faculty, or staff.

Eni Njoku was appointed as the first black Vice-Chancellor of the University, in 1962. He remained in office till 1965, when he was later replaced by Saburi Biobaku. However, due to controversy surrounding his appointment, Saburi was stabbed by Kayode Adams, a student radical who believed Biobaku’s appointment was unfair and ethnically motivated. In 2019, the BBC reported that “Female reporters were sexually harassed, propositioned and put under pressure by senior lecturers at the institutions – all the while wearing secret cameras”.

 

Apply for 2 Positions:

 

  1. The Vice Chancellor

The Position:

  • The Vice-Chancellor is a Principal Officer responsible for the day-to-day operations of the University and reports directly to the University’s Council. The Vice-Chancellor must pursue the realization of the University’s Vision and Mission.
  • For the post, the University seeks candidates with vision, proven academic distinction, managerial ability, integrity and transparency in private and public life.
  • The right candidate should also have the ability to develop linkages with external communities to meet the emerging needs of the University.
  • He/She should be able to command respect and engender the cooperation and loyalty of staff and students of the University and its alumni.

Schedule of Duties
The Vice-Chancellor shall:

  • Be generally responsible to the Council in maintaining the efficiency and good order of the University and for ensuring the proper enforcement of its statute, and regulations;
  • Have the competence to advise the Council on any matter affecting the administration, finance and policy of the University;
  • At management level, provide leadership in the relentless pursuit of excellence in all aspects of University life, including teaching, research and community service;
  • Be responsible for discipline in the University;
  • Regulate the admission of students, subject to guidelines and procedures approved by Senate and to any law or policy at the time that is applicable to the University;
  • Undertake any other duties that will promote the growth and development of the University in a conducive atmosphere.

The Eligible Candidates
An eligible candidate for the post of Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos must be:

  • An exemplary scholar with good quantum of publications in highly rated journals;
  • A person with demonstrable capacity for original thinking and creativity;
  • A Professor for at least 10 years, and not more than 65 years old on November 11, 2022;
  • A person with astute managerial ability who can maintain the peace and academic stability for which the University is reputed;
  • A scholar of outstanding national and international repute, with proficiency in Information Communication Technology (ICT) and considerable experience at top levels of University Administration;
  • A person with a track record of teaching; research and community service;
  • A person with entrepreneurial and innovative abilities with the capacity to create wealth for the sustainability of the University of our future in line with the vision and mission;
  • A person endowed with strong character and ability to give courageous and effective leadership;
  • A person with a clear vision for the development of the University in realisation of its mission to refocus research and innovation, infrastructural development and human resource allocation as expressed in the University Strategic Plan;
  • Able to foster regional and international partnerships including securing opportunities with the local and International business community for the achievement of the University’s strategic goal;
  • A person capable of inspiring the advancement of learning while reaching out to all persons without discrimination in any form of sound mental and physical health, pleasant disposition, unassailable integrity and strong moral character capable of inspiring and maintaining moral discipline among staff and students.

Tenure

  • The successful candidate shall hold office as Vice-Chancellor for a single term of five (5) years only from November 12, 2022 (date of resumption) on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment.

Salary and Conditions of Service

  • he remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Vice-Chancellor in Federal Universities and as may be determined from time to time by the Government/Governing Council as appropriate.

Application Deadline
6th June, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should apply by submitting twenty (20) copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) providing information as detailed here under:

  • Full Name
  • Place and Date of Birth
  • Nationality
  • Address; (a) Postal (b) E-mail (c) Mobile Telephone number(s)
  • Marital Status, number and ages of children
  • Name, Mobile Telephone number and E-mail of the Next of Kin
  • Academic qualifications (degrees with classes-copies of certificates to be enclosed):
  • Teaching, Research, Administrative and Managerial experience
  • Academic distinctions
  • Membership of academic and professional bodies
  • Scholarly publications (well referenced)
  • Names and addresses of three (3) Referees who should be able to attest to candidate’s academic and managerial abilities as well as his/her moral character and uprightness.

All candidates should Click Here to complete the online application and print out. The printed online application form along with the hard copies of their applications are to be submitted under confidential cover in an envelope marked “Post of Vice-Chancellor, UNILAG” addressed to:
The Registrar and Secretary to Council,
5th Floor, Senate House,
University of Lagos,
Lagos State.

Click here for more information

 

2. The Bursar

 

  • The Bursar is a Principal Officer and the Chief Financial Officer of the University.
  • He/She must demonstrate innovative abilities and drive in improving the financial status of the University.
  • He/she must have sound knowledge and experience in banking, investment and budgetary procedures.
  • He/She is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration, control of the financial affairs of the University and generation of resources for the implementation and sustenance of the University strategic goals as contained in the 25-Year Strategic Plan.
  • For the post, the University seeks candidates with vision, managerial ability, integrity and transparency in private and public life.
  • The right candidate should have the ability to develop linkages with the external communities to support the emerging needs of the University.
  • He/She should be able to command respect and engender the cooperation and loyalty of staff and students of the University.
  • Furthermore, the candidate must be in good health, be ICT compliant and must not be older than sixty (60) years on Wednesday, November 02, 2022.
  • The successful candidate should be able to sustain and improve on the University Bursary’s established linkages.

Qualifications and Experience 

  • Candidate must possess a good honours Degree in Accounting or related discipline from a recognized institution plus NYSC Discharge Certificate or Evidence of Exemption.
  • Possession of a relevant higher degree will be an added advantage.
  • In addition, the candidate must be a duly registered Fellow of recognized professional Accounting bodies, e.g. ICAN, ANAN, ACCA or any other recognised and acceptable professional accounting qualification.
  • The candidates should have at least ten (10) years post-professional qualification(s).
  • In addition, the candidates must have at least ten (10) years relevant experience in a senior management position preferably in a University or comparable institution.

Tenure

  • The successful candidates shall hold office for a period of five (5) years from the effective date of appointment which can be extended for another term of one (1) year only subject to satisfactory performance as may be determined by appropriate University Statutes and the Governing Council of the University of Lagos.

Salary and Conditions of Service

  • The remuneration and the conditions of service are as applicable to the post of a Bursar of all Nigerian Federal Universities and as may be determined from time to time by the Federal Government of Nigeria and the University’s Governing Council as appropriate.

Application Closing Date
6th June, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Applications with Twenty (20) copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) along with the vision for the position providing information on the following:

  • Full Name
  • Place and Date of Birth
  • Nationality
  • Marital Status
  • Number and Ages of Children
  • Name, Mobile telephone number and E-mail of the Next of Kin
  • Permanent Home Address
  • E-mail and Phone Numbers
  • Degrees (including Dates/Class and Institutions) and/or any other qualifications and distinctions (Photocopies of certificates to be attached)
  • Statement of Experience including full details of former and present posts
  • Other activities outside current employment
  • Proposed date of availability for duties; if appointed.

All Applicants are expected to Click Here to complete the Online Application and print out. Candidates should also upload their credentials on the University portal.

The printed Online Application Form along with the hard copies of all applications are to be submitted under confidential cover in an envelope marked “POST OF BURSAR, UNILAG” addressed to:
The Registrar and Secretary to Council,
5th Floor, Senate HOUSE,
University of Lagos,
Lagos, Nigeria.

Click here for more information

Important Information

  • Vision: The candidate should also state in clear terms of not more than 500 words, his/her vision for the University in the next five years with particular reference to administration, growth and control of the financial affairs of the University.
  • References: In addition to stating the names and addresses of three referees, Applicants should request their referees to forward the references on their behalf directly to the Registrar and Secretary to Council, 5th Floor, Senate House, University of Lagos, Nigeria.

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