Director of Physical Planning Works and Maintenance at the Federal University Gusau


The position of the Bursar of the Federal University Gusau is vacant. The Governing Council has, therefore, decided to commence the process for the appointment of qualified candidate to fill the vacancy. Consequently, the University hereby invites application from suitably qualified candidates as follows:

Position: Director of Physical Planning Works and Maintenance

The Job

The Director of Physical Planning Works and Maintenance shall be responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the administration of Physical Planning Works and Maintenance Department. He/She shall be responsible for all works, services and maintenance of University facilities, and implementation of the master plan. He/she is also expected to carry out other duties as may be assigned from time to time by regulatory agencies.

Qualifications and Experience

Candidates are required to have at least a good University degree in either Architecture, Quantity/Land Surveying, Town Planning, Civil/Structural/ Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Building Technology, Estate Management etc., from a reputable, recognized tertiary educational institution. Applicant for the position of Director, Physical Planning Works and Maintenance must have at least 15 years post qualification cognate working experience in a University or other tertiary educational institutions.

Possession of relevant higher degrees or postgraduate professional qualifications in the appropriate fields is an added advantage. Candidates should possess relevant professional qualifications and a full membership of ARCON, NIQS, NITP, MNSE, COREN, COBOL, NISV etc.

The Person

Candidates should reach a minimum post of managerial level in his/her current post in public or its equivalent in the private sector. A basic knowledge of the Nigerian Universities System and project management methods with basic knowledge in computer/ICT operating systems will be an added advantage. The candidate should not be older than 65 years by 1st August, 2016 and must be of good physical and mental health.

Condition of Service

The conditions of service and salaries are as obtainable in Federal Universities in Nigeria and as may be determined by the University Governing Council. The appointment is for a period of five years as stipulated in the University Laws and Regulations.

Method of Application

Candidates are required to forward their typed applications in 30 copies with photocopies of their certificates and detailed Curriculum Vitae, giving the following details among others- Name, Age, Nationality, Marital Status, Educational Institutions attended with dates, Academic, Professional and other qualifications obtained with dates, working experience (i.e posts held, duration and salary earned) and Publications (if any) to:

The Registrar

Federal University Gusau,

PMB 1001 Gusau,

Zamfara State,


Applicants should send the names of the three (3) referees, at least two (2) of them should be competent to attest to the candidates’ professional/academic standing and character. Candidates should request their referees to send their confidential reports direct to the address above.

Closing Date

All Applications should be submitted to the above mentioned address not later than 1st June 2016,

No application will be collected after the closing date and only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.