PRECIOUS CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY, IBADAN
GARDEN OF VICTORY, OLD IFE ROAD IBADAN
Phone Contact: 08126548158, 08109043540, 09084859496
The Governing Council of the Precious Cornerstone University (PCU), Ibadan, wishes to commence the process of filling the vacant position of a Vice-Chancellor. Interested applicants are requested to note the following information about the University.
The Precious Cornerstone University (PCU) an Institution of the Sword of the Spirit Ministries was licensed on December 6th, 2017 by Federal Government of Nigeria as a private Faith-Based University. The University is commencing operation with two faculties namely; Faculty of Pure and applied Sciences, Faculty of Social and Management Sciences and five (5) Departments.
THE POSITION: VICE CHANCELLOR
The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Executive Officer of the University responsible for its day-to-day running. The Candidate shall be the chairman at all meetings of the University Senate which is the highest academic body of the university.
The Candidate for the post of the Vice Chancellor is required to possess a good University education and should be a proven successful manager of human and material resources. Specifically, the candidate shall be expected to:
(a) Be a highly distinguished scholar with a Ph.D degree and Professor, normally with a minimum of ten(10) years’ experience on that level and demonstrate ability to provide academic and administrative leadership for such a well-established institution
(b) Be a person of proven integrity;
( c) Be not more than 65 years as at the date of possible assumption of duty;
(d) Command the respect of the national and international academic communities through his/her track record;
( e) Strengthen bridges between staff, students, and other members of the university community;
( f) Be a person with a clear vision for the development of the University;
(g) Enjoy excellent physical and mental health;
(h) Attract the much-needed funds into the University.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE APPLICABLE TO THE POST
The Vice-Chancellor shall hold the office for a single term of five (5) years only on ,such terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment.
The remuneration and fringe benefits include pension scheme as may, from time to time, be approved by the Governing Council, furnished accommodation, official vehicle and other benefits applicable to similar positions.
MODE OF APPLICATION
(i) Application should be made in twenty (20) copies and be accompanied by twenty (20) copies of the candidate’s curriculum vitae duly signed and dated. The curriculum vitae must contain the candidate’s name in full, age, marital status, educational attainment, nationality, professional and academic achievements.
(ii) Application should include the names and addresses of three referees. Each referee should be contacted by the applicant to forward, direct to the Registrar, a confidential report on the candidate’s character, academic and managerial abilities in a properly sealed envelope marked:
‘Post of Vice-chancellor; Referee’s Report’ at the top left hand corner of the envelope
(iii) Application must be accompanied by 20 copies of statement of the candidate’s vision for the University in the Twenty-First Century
(iv) The sealed envelope(s) containing the applications should be marked ‘POST OF VICE-CHANCELLOR’ at the top left hand corner and forwarded to reach the Registrar not later than 4th April 2018
All applications shall be submitted under confidential cover and addressed to:
The office of the Registrar and Secretary to Governing Council, Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan.