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Rector at Adamawa State Polytechnic, Yola

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates of Adamawa State origin for the post of Rector of the Adamawa State Polytechnic, Yola.

Position: Rector

Job Description:

The Rector is the Chief Academic and Administrative Officer of the Polytechnic and provides the requisite academic, administrative and professional leadership in executing the policies formulated by the Governing Council. The Rector is expected to foster good rapports With the State Ministry of Higher Education, National Board for Technical Education and other relevant educational administrative and professional bodies for achievement of the objectives for which the Institution was established.


An applicant should:

  • Possess a doctorate degree from a recognized University in any of the fields of Science and Technology.
  • Have at least fifteen (15) years post qualification cognate experience in teaching, research, community service and administration.
  • Not be below the rank of Chief Lecturer in a Polytechnic or its equivalent in a tertiary institution of learning.
  • Produce evidences of affiliation with recognized professional body/bodies and authorship of least twelve (12) scholarly publications in reputable journals and/or other reference media.
  • Be knowledgeable about the operation of the
  • Polytechnic system and competent to take executive action on matters of planning, research and management toward the realization of the cardinal objectives of the Polytechnic.
  • Have basic proficiency in ICT to be able to cope with the needs and operation of the Polytechnic.
  • Be in sound physical and mental health.
  • Have the ability to attract funds and other interventions for the development of the Polytechnic.
  • Be objective, fair-minded, impartial and of impeccable character and must have demonstrated good track records of leadership qualities, drive, innovation and achievement in result-oriented academic and administrative leadership.
  • Not exceed fifty seven (57) years of age at the time of assumption of duty as Rector.


The appointment is for a period of four (4) years, in the first instance and shall be eligible for renewal for another period of four (4) years, subject to satisfactory performance.

The Rector enjoys a consolidated remuneration package, including a basic salary of N2,068,943.52 per annum.

The Rector is entitled to other fringe benefits attached to the office.


Interested and qualified applicants should forward their applications together with ten (10) copies of detailed Curriculum Vitae stating their bio data, qualifications, work experience, list of scholarly publications, record of community service, professional affiliation, previous and current employments, names of three (3) referees, who are to provide confidential reports to be enclosed in the application.

Applicants should enclose ten (10) copies each of their vital credentials and an outline of their mission and vision for the Polytechnic in the 21st Century.

Applicants should be willing to provide documentary evidence to support claims made in their applications (where applicable).

Applications should be packaged in sealed envelopes and marked ‘POST OF RECTOR’ at the top left hand corner and addressed to:

The Registrar,

Adamawa State Polytechnic Yola,

P.M.B. 2146, Yola,

Adamawa State.

Applications should be received not later than 26th February, 2018.


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