Vacancies: Bursar, College Librarian, Director of Works, Head of Internal Audit
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for consideration for appointment into the following vacant positions in the College:
The College is an institution established to produce middle level teaching personnel in humanities, science, technical and Vocational sectors. As a tertiary institution, the College is rooted in the practice of the best traditions, principles and conduct of higher education with emphasis on teaching and research. To this end, the College runs Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) programmes on regular and part-time basis and in affiliation with the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti and also runs full-time Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) courses in a number of disciplines
The Bursar is a Principal Officer and is the Chief Financial Officer of the College responsible to the Provost for the day-to-day administration and the control of the financial affairs of the College. He/she should provide the College Management with appropriate advice and support for all of me institution’s financial transactions including investments.
The candidate for the post should have the capacity of performing the following responsibilities effectively:-
A Bursar, plays a critical role in the attainment of the objective of the College and the implementation of its Vision and Mission
Demonstrable integrity, transparency and abiding by the Rule of Law
Competence, responsiveness and ability to perform under difficulty situations;
Dynamic in the running of Bursary through the appropriate deployment of ICT, elimination of unnecessary bottlenecks and timely accomplishment of assigned duties;
Prudence in the face of inadequacy and the ability to advise the College Management on wise strategies for generating internal revenue;
Candidate must be in good health and not exceed the gazetted retirement age before the end of the five-year tenure.
Prospective candidates must hold a degree not lower than Second Class Degree in Accounting from a recognised University. (Second degree will be an added advantage) In addition, he/she must be a Member of at least one of the under-listed professional bodies or their recognised equivalence:
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).
Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)
Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA)
The person to be appointed as the Bursar must be a holder of good honour degree or its equivalent from a recognized institution of higher learning with at least twelve (12) year post-qualification cognate experience or ten (10) years post-qualification cognate experience with possession of a Master’s degree in Accounting or relevant fields. Part of the years of post-qualification experience must be in a Tertiary Institution, commerce, industry or any other areas of public service. A candidate below the rank of Chief Accountant or Deputy Bursar need not apply.
Position: College Librarian
The College Librarian is a Principal Officer and responsible to the Provost for the day-today administration and the control of the use of library services Of the College. He/she should provide the College Management with appropriate advice and support for all of the institution’s library services and procurements for the smooth academic activities in the college.
Qualification & Experience:
Prospective candidates must hold a first degree in any discipline or MLS or its equivalent with at least fifteen (15) years cognate experience. It is necessary for the applicant to have relevant publications in journals and textbooks with standard expected of a Chief Lecturer. In addition, he/she must be a member of at least one professional library body and not below die rank of Chief Librarian. Possession of adequate skills and knowledge Of ICT is compulsory.
Position: Director of Works and Services
Functions and Responsibilities:
The Director of Works and Services as a Management Staff shall be responsible to the Provost for the over-all control of the Works and Services Department in terms of planning, controlling and maintenance of the College projects. He is to advise the Provost on the acquisition, operation and maintenance of the College assets.
Qualifications and Experience
Each candidate must possess a good honours degree or its equivalent in engineering from a recognised Tertiary Institution with at least fifteen (15) years post-qualification cognate experience or a Master’s degree with twelve (12) years post-qualification cognate experience. Registration with relevant professional body like COREN is compulsory.
Position: Head, Internal Audit
The Head of Audit Las the responsibility to ensure that all the professional and Accounting System put in place are effective in design and operations.
Candidate for the job must be a holder of First Degree or its equivalent in relevant fields from reputable institution of learning such as: Accounting, Finance, Economics or related Discipline.
In addition to the above, the candidate must be a qualified professional registered with any of the following bodies: ICAN, ANAN, ACCA.
Have at least twelve years for cognate experience in addition to First Degree or ten years cognate experience in addition to 2nd Degree in Accounting or Finance related field.
The prospective applicant for the position of Head of Audit must possess high level of objectivity. Competency in Information Technology with flair for details and ability to display excellent understanding of Accounting and Audit process.
Method of Application:
Applicants for the positions of Bursar, College Librarian and Director of Works are required to submit three sets of the photocopies of their credentials and twenty (20) typewritten copies of their applications and Curriculum Vitae, giving the following information in the order listed below:
(i) Full name in capital letters
(ii) Post Desired
(iii) Date of Birth
(iv) Place of Birth and State of Origin
(vi) Permanent Home Address
(vii) Current Postal Address
(viii) Marital Status
(ix) Number of Children with Names and Age
(x) Institutions Attended with Dates
(xi) Academic Qualifications with Dates
(xii) Professional Qualifications with Dates
(xiii) General and Specific Working Experience with Dates
(xiv) Details of Administrative Experience and Service to the Community, with details of status and dates.
(xv) Present Employment, Status, Salary and Employer
(xvi) Extra-curricular activities
(xvii) Any other relevant information not covered in (i) – (xvi) above
(xviii) As a Bursar/Director of Works attached your typewritten vision for the new College on a single page
(xix) Names and Address of three (3) referees (one of whom must be a Professional or an Authority in practice and another and current or immediate past employer).
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL APPLICANTS
The tenure of the Bursar and College Librarian as Principal Officers of the College is for a single term of 5 (five) years while that of the Director of Works and Head of Internal Audit will be determined in accordance with the scheme of service of the College.
Conditions of Service
The successful candidates shall hold office on terms and conditions obtainable in Colleges of Education in Nigeria and as may be determined by the State Government of Osun appropriate College Law and the Governing Council. They will enjoy all fringe benefits and allowances normally attached to their respective positions in Nigeria Colleges of Education.
Referees are to send their reports on candidates under confidential cover directly to the Registrar and Secretary to Council, commenting clearly on the candidate’s character, academic and managerial abilities.
Applications are to be forwarded not later than four weeks from the date of this publication under confidential cover in sealed envelope marked “Bursar Position,” ‘ ‘College Librarian Position,” “Director Of Works” or “Head Of Internal Audit.”
The Registrar and Secretary to Governing Council,
Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun.
NOTE: Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged