The University of Africa, Toru-Orua is a State University established in 2016 by the Bayelsa State Government (University of Africa Law 2016) with one of the key tenets of its mission being a focus oninternationalisation. The University has already taken strides to give life to that aim by having started to build a multi-racial and multi-cultural campus community by facilitating the inclusion of highly competent international faculty and students from different parts of the world. Currently, it offers 26 programmes leading to bachelor’s degrees in four (4) faculties, namely Agriculture, Arts, and Education, Basic and Applied Sciences, and Social and Management Social and Management Sciences New programmes are also expected to start soon in health Sciences, Engineering and Law. It is therefore a rapidly growing institution which seeks the services of a competent Director of Works and Services.
POSITION: DIRECTOR OF WORKS AND SERVICES-(CONTISS 15)
The Director of Works and Services shall report to the Vice-Chancellor for the administration of the following:
(i) Coordination of municipal services such as water electricity roads, etc.
(ii) Preparation and management of a schedule of maintenance of University assets and ensure that all buildings in the University and other infrastructural facilities are adequately maintained
(iii) Coordination of the operation and maintenance of University vehicles.
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
A good first degree in Civil Engineering with at least 15 years post qualification experience Or A Master’s degree in Civil Engineering plus 12 years post-qualification experience with evidence of Registration with COREN, part of the experience should be within a university selling or comparable institution.
CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
The University offers an attractive compensation package based on the Public
Universities conditions of services and if includes Bayelsa State’s generous insurance coverage for healthcare.
The successful candidates should of an age not more than five (5) years to mandatory retirement age. Where applicable the contract may be renewed for only additional term of five (5) years or part thereof, but not beyond his/her retiring date from the University.
METHOD OF APPLICATION:
Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit the following electronically:
(i) A formal letter of application, no more than two (2) pages long.
(ii) One (1) copy of an up-to-date curriculum vitae (no more than pages long), photocopies of certificates and other relevant documents.
(iii) A vision statement (one of whom must be the candidate’s current or former Head of Department).
All applications and referees reports should be submitted in confidence, directly to:
University of Africa Toru-Orua,
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
CLOSING DATE: is 23 September, 2020.