REGISTRAR, BURSAR AT BOWEN UNIVERSITY

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VACANCIES: REGISTRAR, BURSAR

Bowen University is a first rate private institution owned by the Nigerian Baptist Convention and established in July 2001 with a commitment to high performance and adding distinctly moral dimension and Godly value to tertiary education in Nigeria and beyond.

The University is interested in hiring qualified individuals to fill the Posts of POSITION: REGISTRAR

The position of the Registrar and Duties

The Registrar is a Principal Officer and the Chief Administrative Officer of the University.

He/She is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration of the University except as otherwise state by the University Charter. The Registrar is also the Secretary to Council, Senate, Congregation and Convocation

The Candidate:

The person vying for the position of Registrar shall meet the following criteria:

  • A Christian (preferably of Baptist denomination) who is visionary and innovative, with exemplary leadership and good communication skills.
  • He/she must be digitally compliant, up-to date in the use of information and communication technology and knowledgeable in automation of Registry operations.
  • He/she must be in excellent physical and mental health and be between 45 and 55 years of age as of the time of assumption of duly.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A good honours degree with a minimum of Second Class lower Division from a recognized university.
  • He/She must have not less than fifteen (15) years of relevant post-graduation experience in university administration or similar institution.

POSITION: BURSAR

THE POSITION OF THE BURSAR

The Bursar is the Chief Financial Officer of the University and shall be responsible to the Vive-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the University, He/she shall also from time-to-time, provide expert advice on issues of investment to generate revenue as well as disbursement of funds. He/she will perform oversight functions over the University’s commercial services.

The Bursar shall oversee all financial accounting, reporting, resource mobilization, fund raising, sponsorship, grants, subventions, endorsement drives, revenue generation activities, tax and insurance functions of the University.

THE CANDIDATE, QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

The candidate for the Post of Bursar must:

  • Be a Christian (Preferable of Baptist Denomination)
  • Possess a good University degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division in Accounting, Finance, Economics or any related discipline from a recognized institution.
  • Be a registered member or fellow of any of the following professional Bodies: ICAN, ICMA, CPA, ACCA etc.
  • Be ICT compliant and conversant with current trends in financial reporting IFRS, IPSAS.
  • Have proven knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office Package especially Microsoft Excel.
  • Be between the ages of 45 and 55Years as of the time of assumption of duty.
  • Have not less than twelve (12) years of relevant post qualification experience in University Administration or similar institution.

SALARY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICES

The appointment shall be for a single term of five (5) years.

Bowen University runs a unique remuneration package, which is similar to what obtains in other tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

Fringe benefits include furnished accommodation, an official vehicle and driver and other benefits as approved by the Governing Council.

METHOD OF APPLICATION:

Candidates are required to send their application, curriculum vitae and all other necessary credentials as attachment in PDF format to apply@bowen.edu.ng using the following format:

  • Full name with surname first in capital letters.
  • Post applied for
  • Date of birth, town and state of origin
  • Nationality
  • Religion and denomination
  • Current postal address including GSM number and email address
  • Permanent home address
  • Marital status
  • Name and ages of children
  • Institutions attended with dates
  • Academic qualifications with dates
  • Membership of professional bodies
  • Work experience
  • Present employment status and salary
  • Service to national and international bodies
  • Names and address of three (3) referees
  • Signature and date

The application should include candidate’s statement of Vision and Mission for the University for the next five years in not more than 1,000 words

Candidates ate also requested to submit twenty (20) copies of their Applications. Curriculum Vitae and necessary credentials under confidential cover in sealed envelope marked “Post of Registrar or Post of Bursar Bowen University, Iwo” to:

THE REGISTRAR,

BOWEN UNIVERSITY,

P.M.B, 284 IWO.

OSUN STATE

This should be submitted on or before Friday, 19 June, 2020.

NOTE:

Referees should be contacted by each candidate to submit signed electronic copies of their report in PDF format to the same email address state above, attesting to the candidate’s academic and managerial abilities as well as his/her moral character and uprightness

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

WEBSITE: www.bowen.edu.ng

EMAIL: registrar@bowen.edu.ng