The Governing Council of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun hereby announces that the positions of the Registrar and the University Librarian will be vacant by 16th December, 2015 and 31st January, 2016 respectively. It therefore wishes to commence the process of filling the impending vacancies.
Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified candidates for the vacant post of Registrar of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ogun State, Nigeria.
Tai Solarin University of Education, the first University of Education in Nigeria, was established as a specialized University of Education in the year 2005 to produce graduates who are adequately equipped in both course contents and pedagogy to meet the various challenges of contemporary university education as well as the emerging needs for vocational skills and entrepreneurship knowledge. The University lays premium on the deployment of Information Communication Technology (ICT) to academic and administrative activities. It has very strong local and international linkages with other educational institutions in the areas of teaching, learning and research activities. Her vision is to be the preferred university of the 21st Century.
The Registrar is a Principal Officer responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administrative activities of the University. The Registrar carries a huge responsibility in providing leadership for team-work and joint efforts in the achievement of the goals of the University. He/she shall be the Secretary to Council, Senate, Convocation, Congregation and other statutory bodies as defined by the University Law.
The candidate shall be a person of high integrity and strong moral character with excellent interpersonal relations. He/she must be a team player with ability to delegate and instill confidence in others and command the loyalty and respect of people. He/she must demonstrate a deep knowledge of the complexity and challenges of managing a modem university system and must be able to effectively utilize its human and material resources to provide a world class administrative support. He/she must enjoy good health and possess demonstrable computer literacy.
Conditions of Service
The successful candidate shall hold office for a tenure of five (5) years with a further extension for 1 year if deemed necessary. Other terms and conditions are as applicable to any public-owned University in Nigeria and as may be determined by appropriate University Laws and the Governing Council.
Method of Application
Interested candidates are invited to note and comply with the following conditions:
(a) To submit twenty-five (25) type-written copies of application with photocopies of relevant academic and professional qualifications as well as detailed Curriculum Vitae in the format stated below:
(i) Full Name (Surname First)
(iii) Place and Date of Birth
(v) State of Origin
(vi) Present Postal Address
(vii) Permanent Home Address
(viii) E-mail Address/Telephone Number(s)
(ix) Marital Status
(x) Number and Ages of Children
(xi) Next of Kin and Relationship (with Address and Telephone Number)
(xii) Educational Institutions attended (with dates)
(xiii) Academic Qualifications (with dates)
(xiv) Membership of Professional Bodies (with dates)
(xv) Employment History and Positions held (with dates)
(xvi) Details of Administrative experience and Service to the Community
(xvii) Present Employment, Status, Salary and Employer
(xviii) List of publications (if any)
(xix) Extra Curricular Activities
(xx) Names and Addresses of three (3) Referees (two of whom must be professionals or authorities in university administration or library system as appropriate).
(b) Write and submit along with the application 25 copies of a vision and mission statement of not more than 1,000 words for the Registry (if applying for the position of Registrar) or the Library (if applying for the position of University Librarian).
(c) Candidates should request their referees to send their reports directly under confidential cover to reach the Vice-Chancellor at the address stated below not later than 13th November 2015 after the closing date for applications.
(d) Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview at a date to be communicated later.
Applications are to be forwarded under confidential cover in a sealed envelope marked “Application for the Post of Registrar/University Librarian” at the upper left hand corner and addressed to:
Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun
P.M. B. 2118, Ijebu-Ode
not later than 18th December 2015