Provost needed at Kwara State College of Arabic and Islamic Legal Studies



The Governing Council of Kwara State College of Arabic and Islamic Legal Studies, Ilorin hereby invites application from suitably qualified candidates for the post of Provost of the College. Candidate must be able to show evidence of strong academic and administrative leadership, initiative and creativity in policy formulation and implementation, good human relations and positive managerial attributes.

(1)       Position: Provost

(2)       Responsibilities of the Provost

The Provost of the College is the Chief Executive and Academic Head of the College as well as the Chairman of the Academic Board. He is responsible for the execution of the policy decision of the council as well as the day to-day administration of the College. It is the duty of the Provost to secure and sustain the support of the Government, Public Sector, Private Sector, Educational Institutions and Professional Bodies for the College and its products.

(3)       Required Qualifications

The position demands sound academic leadership, (Progressive) administrative experience, Vision and drive. Candidates must possess at least a Master’s degree from a recognized University (Possession of a doctorate degree as well as ICT compliance will be an added advantage). Candidates must possess a minimum of fifteen (15) post years qualification teaching/research experience in an institution of higher learning and must be presently not below the rank of a Chief lecturer, Associate Professor or equivalent position in any tertiary institution. Administrative experience in tertiary institution will be an advantage. The qualification and experience must be related to relevant subjects offered in the College.

He must have a good track of accomplishment in the academic/public service. His personality must be such that will command national and international respect particularly in the academic world and enhance good reputation of the college. Candidate must be of good conduct, possess sense of discipline, dedication, drive, resourcefulness and be able to command the respect and loyalty of the members of staff and the students of the College. He must be ready not to foster personal, social, ethnic, political, religious and other personal selfish interests,

(4)       Conditions of Service

The salary and Allowance attached to the post are consolidated, attractive and in conformity with what is payable to Chief Executive of Kwara State owned tertiary Institutions. Appointment shall be made to Nigerians only and tenure of office is for Five (5) year single tenure. Other conditions of service are as applicable to the Provost in the College conditions of service as may be amended from time to time by the appropriate authorities.

Method of Application

Candidates are required to submit thirty (30) type-written copies of their applications, giving the following in the order listed:

(i)         Post for which application is being made:

(ii)        Full Name:

(iii)       Postal Address:

(iv)      Date of Birth:

(v)       Place of Birth:

(vi)      State of Origin and LGA:

(vii)     Domicile if different from (vi) above:

(viii)    Marital Status (give number and ages of children where applicable):

(vix)    Present Occupation and Status (Salary Grade Level, Step and Amount):

(x)       Education (Names of School, College and University attended with dates):

(xi)      Professional Qualification(s) obtained with Dates:

(xii)     Academic Qualifications:

(xiii)    Academic honours and Membership of Professional Bodies:

(xiv)    Previous Working Experience (Post Held, Duration and Salary):

(xv)     Contribution to Community Development:

(xvi)    Any other information that may help in the consideration of your application e.g. Special Awards and/or Honour, attendance at Learned Conferences and Seminars etc.

(xvii)   Date available to take up the Appointment (if appointed):

(xviii)  Names and Addresses of three Referees. Applicants should request their referees to send their reference on their behalf directly to the Registrar. One of the Referees must be in a position to supply academic/professional references:

Closing date:

Application and referees’ reports should reach the Registrar, Kwara State College of Arabic and Islamic Legal Studies, P.M.B. 1579, Ilorin not later 11th July, 2018. Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview.

Alhaji Ambali Abdullahi