The Governing Council of National Mathematical Centre Abuja hereby announces that the positions of the Bursar and the Centre Librarian are vacant, hence solicits applications from suitably qualified candidates, to fill the position below:

The National Mathematical Centre Kwali Abuja-Nigeria, was established by ACT, CAP N58,2004 to, among others, train and develop high level of personnel in Mathematical Sciences; create a resource centre to serve National and International communities as a focal point for advanced research and training in mathematical sciences and applications. The Centre is also mandated to identify and encourage young talents, stimulate enthusiasm among young Nigerian students and attract distinguished mathematical scientists, from all over the world, to enable it tackle national set goals in the development of mathematical sciences.



By virtue of his position, the Bursar is the Chief Financial Officer of the Centre and is responsible to the Director/Chief Executive for the day to day administration and control of the financial affairs of the Centre.

The Bursar must have the ability to effectively manage Bursary with transparency and probity. The Bursar should provide Management with appropriate advice on all the Centre’s financial transactions.


Candidate must possess at least a good Honours Degree in Accounting with a minimum of second class Lower Division or Higher National Diploma in Accounting from an accredited/recognized Institution (higher degree is an added advantage) and a recognized Professional Qualification (ACA, ANAN, ACCA, ACMA or any equivalent qualification). The Candidate must not have less than fifteen (15) years of cognate experience and should not be below the rank of Deputy Bursar with at least three (3) years’ experience on the rank; must be computer literate (proficiency in Accounting Computer Packages).



The Librarian is in charge of the Mathematical Sciences Library of the Centre and is responsible to the Director/Chief Executive in the day-to-day activities of the Library. The Librarian must have the ability to effectively manage the Library and must have organizational ability and effective management of human and material resources.


Candidate must possess a good honours Degree in Library Science or Information Science. Acquisition of a higher degree is an added advantage. The Candidate must not have less than fifteen (15) years of relevant post-graduation experience in the University or related institutions and should not be below the rank of Deputy Librarian with 3 years’ experience or Principal Librarian with 5 years’ experience on the rank. The Candidate must have considerable background in research activities, with at least six (6) admissible publications and must be computer literate and proficient in relevant Computer Packages.

Salary and Conditions of Service for the Bursar and the Centre Librarian

These are five (5) years tenure appointments. The salary and conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Bursar and University Librarian in Nigerian Federal Universities and as may be determined from time to time by the Government/Governing Council as appropriate. Fringe benefits and appropriate allowances may be as approved from time-to-time by the Government/Governing Council.


The candidates shall be persons of good character and personality with excellent interpersonal relations. He must have a proven record of probity. He must be able to instil confidence in others and have good organizational ability. Candidates for the posts 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 Centre. The Candidates for the positions of Bursar and Centre Librarian, respectively must be less than sixty (60) years of age at the time of appointment.


Applicants are required to submit Twenty (20) copies of their application and detailed Curriculum Vitae highlighting among others, the following:

(1)     Full Names

(2)     Place and Date of Birth

(3)     State of Origin

(4)     Home Address

(5)     Contact Address

(6)     E-Mail

(7)     Mobile Telephone Number

(8)     Nationality

(9)     Marital Status

(10)   Names and Ages of Children (If any)

(11)   Institutions attended with Dates

(12)   Detailed Academic qualifications obtained, with dates and classification

(13)   Working Experience

(14)   Present Employment, indicating present status and salary

(15)   Publications

(16)   Extra-Curricular Activities

(17)   Referees (3)

Each applicant must have three (3) Referees who should be requested by the applicant to forward their Referee’s Report under confidential cover by courier service to the Registrar

Applications should be submitted under confidential cover in sealed envelopes marked at the left corner “Post of Bursar” or “Post of Centre Librarian”:

The Registrar

National Mathematical Centre

Kaduna/Lokoja Expressway, ShedaKwali

Private Mail Bag 118, Gwagwalada-Abuja

Applications should reach the Registrar on or before 6th July, 2018. Please note that applications submitted after the stated period will not be processed. Only the applications of short-listed candidates will be considered.


A.M Biu

Registrar and Secretary to Council