VACANCY FOR THE POST OF PROVOST, REGISTRAR AND BURSAR. NIGERIA POLICE ACADEMY, WUDIL-KANO, KANO STATE
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of Provost of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, which is presently vacant white those of the Registrar and Bursar would be vacant by September, 2018.
(1) THE INSTITUTION
The Nigeria Police Academy came into being on the 15th March, 1988 from two temporary locations (Police College Kaduna, and Police Training School Chalawa, Kano). The Academy was upgraded to a degree awarding institution by the Federal Government in April, 2012. Subsequently, the National-Universities Commission (NUC) recognized the Academy as the 37th Federal University and 124th university-in the Nigerian university system, the same year. The degree programme started in September, 2013.
The Academy, located at Kilometre 45 Kano – Maiduguri Road was established as a model security training institution, internationally respected for the quality of its training and the excellence of its academic standard. The Academy runs two programmes simultaneously (Academic and Professional Police training) leading to the award of a bachelor’s degree.
The Provost is the head of the Academic Wing of the Academy. S/he has the power to exercise authority over both staff and cadets on academic matters as the Chairman of the Senate. In addition to proven management and leadership experience, the successful candidate must have demonstrable passion for academic endeavour as well as value addition to the Academy.
(3) QUALITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
The candidate for the post is expected to possess the following academic qualifications and personal qualities:
(i) Must be a Professor in any of the disciplines offered in the Academy with a minimum of fifteen (15) years of professional and administrative experience, at least have of which must have been gained in an institution of comparable status.
(ii) Must not be more than sixty five (65) years of age at the time of assumption of office.
(iii) Must demonstrate evidence of strong academic and administrative leadership, initiative and creativity in policy formulation, good human relations and positive managerial attributes.
(iv) Must provide evidence of membership of a reputable professional body in Nigeria.
(v) Must provide evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals as well as presentation of invited papers at academic conferences, seminars and/or workshops.
(vi) Must be a person with initiative and vision for sustaining the accelerated pace of development of the Academy even under financial and other challenging constraints.
(vii) Must be a scholar and administrator whose sole focus is the growth and development of the institution in a-demonstrable manner.
(viii) Must be morally sound, of impeccable character and free from financial burden.
(ix) Must be proficient in Information & Communication Technology (ICT).
(x) Must be able to attract research grants and other development facilities to the Academy.
(xi) Must be a fair-minded and dynamic individual with an impeccable reputation.
(4) TERMS OF APPOINTMENT AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
The appointment is for a single term of five years. The salary is consolidated and the appointee shall enjoy other benefits of office as may be approved from time to time by the Council.
(5) METHOD OF APPLICATION
Applicants are to attach to their applications twenty (20) typewritten copies of their Curriculum Vitae, giving the details in the following order:
(i) Full Name with Surname underlined.
(ii) Date and place of Birth
(iii) State of Origin/local Government
(iv) Nationality & how acquired
(v) Marital Status
(vi) Number & ages of children
(vii) Current Postal Address including telephone number & E-mail
(viii) Educational Institutions attended with dates
(ix) Academic/professional ‘qualifications obtained with dates
(x) Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations
(xi) Honours and Distinctions (If any)
(xii) Academic/Scholarly publications (in standard format)
(xiii) Conferences Attended/Papers presented with dates
(xiv) Previous Employment(s) and Post (s) held with dates
(xv) Present Employment including status and salary, duties and any other experience.
(xvi) A Statement of his/her own vision for the Academy (20 copies)
(xvii) Other activities outside current employment
(xviii) Name and addresses of three (3) Referees (Employer, Educational and Personal) who are to forward confidential reports on them directly to the Registrar, Nigeria Police Academy Wudii, Kano-Maiduguri Road, P. M. B. 3474 Kano. P. O. Boxl4830. Kano. Kano State. Nigeria. Such referees should be able to attest to the candidates’ claims to high academic and managerial capabilities as well as their notable uprightness.
Applicants must be ready to support every claim with documentary evidence-(where applicable) and bring the originals of ail their credentials if invited for interview.
Applications are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and marked â€œPOST OF PROVOSTâ€ on the top left hand comer and addressed to:
Nigeria Police Academy Wudil, Kano-Maiduguri Road, P. M. B. 3474 Kano
P.O. Box 14830, Kano, Kano State. Nigeria, and to reach the office of the Registrar Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil not later than six (6) weeks 22nd February 2018.
THE POSITION AND DUTIES
The Registrar in the Chief Administrative Officer of the Academy and shall be responsible to the Commandant for the day-to-da| general administrative work of the Academy. The Registrar shall also be the Secretary of the Council, the Senate. Convocation Congregation of the Academy and shall perform any other duties that may be assigned to him/her. The successful candidate would be required among other things to train, give good professional leadership to administrative staff to ensure efficient and -effective professional administrative performance.
The applicant should be of good health, sound judgment, pleasant disposition and unassailable integrity.
TENURE AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
The appointment is for a single term of Five (5)years only. Salary and other conditions of service shall be as approved for the Registrars of Federal universities by the Federal Government of Nigeria and as may be modified from time to time by competent authorities.
THE POSITION AND DUTIES
The Bursar is a Principal Officer and the head of Bursary Department. Candidates for the post shall be visionary and have the ability to provide good leadership; possess personal integrity and demonstrate transparency in private and public life; and must be able to command the respect and loyalty of staff of the Academy. By virtue of his position, the Bursar shall be the Chief Financial Officer of the Academy and shall be responsible to the Commandant for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the Academy. He should be able to coordinate the development and upgrading of the Academy’s strategic plan and to ensure the development and update of the Academy’s financial management plans. The Bursar should also be able to coordinate the preparation of periodic income and expenditure, balance sheet and cash flow estimate and consolidation where necessary. The holder of the office shall ensure that accurate records are maintained of all assets and liabilities held by the Academy and be able to monitor monthly income and expenditure and balance sheet variance against the budgets, amongst other schedules.
Candidate should possess the following:
Candidate must have at least 15 years post-qualification experience in management, 10 of which must be in university/other recognized tertiary institutions. The applicant should have been at the level of Deputy Bursar in a recognized university/tertiary institution for a minimum of five (5) years. Being a former Bursar is an added advantage.
TENURE AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
The appointment is for a single term of Five (5)years only. Salary and other conditions of service shall be as approved for the Bursars of Federal universities by the Federal Government of Nigeria and as may be modified from time to time by competent authorities.
METHOD OF APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF REGISTRAR AND BURSAR
Candidates for the posts of Registrar and Bursar should forward twenty (20) copies of detailed Curriculum Vitae with copies of credentials to: The Registrar, Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, P. M. B 3474, Kano State. The curriculum vitae should highlight the following:
(i) Full Name (Surname first in capital letters)
(ii) Place and Date of Birth
(iv) State of Origin and Local Government Area
(v) Permanent Home Address
(vi) Present postal address/GSM number/Email address
(vii) Marital Status
(viii) Number and ages of children (if any)
(ix) Educational Institutions attended with Dates
(x) Academic qualifications obtained with Dates
(xi) Professional qualifications obtained with Dates
(xii) Working Experience including full details of former and present post(s)
(xiii) Full community service
(xiv) List of publications, if any
(xvi) Name and Addresses of three referees
Candidates for the posts of Registrar and Bursar are requested to forward their applications with clearly marked Application for the position of Registrar or Bursar indicated on the envelope.
Candidates should request their three referees to send report on them, under confidential cover, direct to the Registrar, Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil Kano. The referees should also be informed to indicate the position applied for.
Applications must reach the Registrar not later than 22nd March 2018