VACANCIES: REGISTRAR, LIBRARIAN
Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa was established by law of the Ondo State House of Assembly in December 2007.
OSUSTECH is a technology-based Institution which aims at providing the needed manpower training in order to address the critical needs and technological development of Ondo State and Nigeria as a whole.
The University is currently running programmes in Engineering and Engineering Technology, Agricultural Technology, Food and Natural Resources, Mathematical, Chemical, Biological and Physical Sciences. The University has the vision of becoming a leading internationally recognized institution raising a corpus of technologically, competent individuals able to respond to the needs of their environment in a technology driven economy. The University seeks to provide sound, scientific, technological and professional training and also identifies technological needs and sustainable development. Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa is committed to the enthronement of highest academic and moral standards.
APPOINTMENTS OF PRINCIPAL OFFICERS
The University is desirous of recruiting visionary and dynamic individuals to constitute an excellent team of Principal Officers for the University. Consequently, applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the positions of Registrar and Librarian in the University.
THE POSITION OF REGISTRAR
Registrar is the Chief Administrative Officer of the University and shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administrative work of the University except as regards matters for which the Bursar is responsible. The Registrar is also the Secretary to Council, Senate, Congregation and Convocation.
THE CANDIDATE: QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
A candidate for the position of Registrar must possess a good University Honours Degree (minimum of second class lower) preferably in Humanities or related disciplines and must have at least fifteen (15) years’ cognate experience, three (3) of which should be at the rank of Deputy Registrar in a University or relevant institution of higher learning. Possession of a higher degree and membership of recognized professional body is mandatory. The person who will be Registrar, given the complexity and scientific nature of the administrative processes of a 21st century University, must not only be a goal-getter but must also be able to show drive, exceptional initiative, great ability for institutional networking with the outside world and must have a suave mien that typifies a 21st Century world class University.
In addition, the ideal candidate shall be:
(a) A person of impeccable integrity and strong moral character with ability to relate excellently with staff, students and the general public;
(b) A person with an articulate vision for the development of the University in general and the Registry in particular, combined with a strong passion to implement the vision;
(c) Highly conversant with the intricacies and peculiarities of the University system;
(d) A person of good physical and mental health with pleasant disposition;
(e) Up-to-date in Information arid Communication Technology (ICT) skills;
(f) A person of strong character, sound leadership skills and ability to instill confidence and engender trust in his/her members of staff;
(g) Devoid of any criminal record; and
(h) Able to demonstrate sagacity and wisdom in the face of crisis or undesirable situations.
THE POSITION OF UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN
The University Librarian is the Chief Library Officer of the University and is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the administration of the University Library and the co-ordination of the Library Services in the University
The Candidate, Qualifications and Experience:
Candidate for the post of University Librarian must possess a good honours degree (minimum of second class lower), plus professional qualification in-librarianship. Membership of relevant professional body is mandatory. Possession of a Ph.D. will be an advantage. Candidates must show evidence of considerable scholarship and thorough understanding of the application of new technologies to library operations and services. Computer literacy and application of ICT in library services is an essential requirement. In addition candidate must show sufficient evidence of contribution to knowledge through research and scholarly publications in recognized local and international journals; and competence in job planning, organization and ability to take initiatives to fast-track the development of a young University Library to an international standard within a short period of time. Candidates must have at least fifteen (15) years cognate experience in an academic or research Library, three (3) of which must have been spent as Deputy Librarian.
REMUNERATION AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE:
The successful applicant will be placed on consolidated salary with relevant fringe benefits and will equally enjoy the allowances normally attached to the position of Registrar or University Librarian in Nigerian Universities and others as approved by the Governing Council from time to time. The appointment of Registrar or University Librarian is for a single tenure of five (5) years only.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
(i) Interested candidates are required to submit twenty (20) copies of word- processed applications and each should be accompanied by an up-to-date detailed curriculum vitae duly signed and dated by the applicant which must contain the candidate’s name in full, place and date of birth, marital status, number and ages of children, nationality, academic qualifications with dates degrees/certificates with classes/levels (copies of certificates to be enclosed), administrative experience, academic distinctions, membership of professional bodies with names of three (3) referees.
(ii) Each application must be accompanied by 20 copies of the candidate’s vision and mission statement (not more than 1000 words) for the Registry or the University Library of OSUSTECH as applicable.
(iii) Each candidate must request each referee to forward a confidential report directly to the Vice-Chancellor.
(iv) All applications are to be submitted under confidential cover in sealed envelopes marked, Registrar or University Librarian Position” at the upper left hand corner and addressed to the Vice-Chancellor, Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa and marked’ Confidential: for the attention of the Vice Chancellor at the left hand top corner of the envelope to reach him not later than 1st August, 2018.
(v) Applicants for the Position of University Librarian should please note that this advertisement supersedes the one published in the Nation of Wednesday, 13th June, 2018.
(vi) Candidates to note that: No electronic application will be entertained for the positions of Registrar and the
PROFESSOR S.R. OGUNDUYILE
ONDO STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OKITIPUPA, ONDO STATE