RECTOR, REGISTRAR AND POLYTECHNIC LIBRARIAN AT THE STATE POLYTECHNIC BAJOGA

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THE STATE POLYTECHNIC BAJOGA

P.M.B 0190

GOMBE STATE, NIGERIA

VACANCIES FOR THE POSTS OF RECTOR, REGISTRAR AND POLYTECHNIC LIBRARIAN AT THE STATE POLYTECHNIC BAJOGA, GOMBE STATE.

This is to inform the general public that the positions of Rector, Registrar, and Polytechnic Librarian at the State Polytechnic Bajoga, Gombe State is vacant and applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to fill the vacancies.

(1)          RECTOR

Job Description

The Rector is the Chief Academic, Administrative and Accounting Officer of the Polytechnic and has power to exercise general authority over both the staff and students and he is also responsible for discipline in the Polytechnic, subject to the general control of the Governing Council. In addition to proven Management and leadership experience, the successful candidate must have a demonstrable passion for academic endeavours and must also be credible.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate for the post is expected to possess the following qualifications and experiences:

(i)   Must hold a Master’s degree, preferably a Doctorate degree from a recognized institution in any of the disciplines offered in the Polytechnic (viz. science, technology, commerce and management) with a minimum of fifteen (15) years leaching experience, at least five (5) years of which must have been gained in a Polytechnic.

(ii)   Must be a Chief Lecturer from the Polytechnic Sector with not less than five (5) years’ experience on the rank.

(iii)   Must not be more than fifty-nine (59) years of age as at the time of assumption of duty as Rector.

(iv)   Must demonstrate evidence of strong academic and administrative leadership, initiative, and creativity in policy formulation, good human relations, and positive managerial attributes.

(v)          Must be computer literate and possess membership of relevant and recognized Professional Bodies.

(vi)         Must provide evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals as well as presentation of invited papers at educational conferences, seminars, and workshops.

(vii)        Must be able to attract research grants and development facilities to the Polytechnic.

(viii)       Must be a person with initiative and vision with the capacity to sustain the accelerated pace of development of the Polytechnic even under financial and other challenging constraints.

(ix)         Must be a fair minded and dynamic individual with an impeccable reputation.

(x)          Must be a person who is not likely to pursue, racial ethical, gender, political, religious, or other sectional interest.

(xi)          Must be morally sound, of impeccable character and free from financial embarrassment.

(xii)        Must enjoy excellent physical and mental health (with evidence from a Government hospital).

(xiii)       Must be proficient in Information & Communication Technology (ICT).

(2)          REGISTRAR

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Registrar is the Head of Registry Department responsible to the Rector for the day-to- day administration of the Polytechnic and the Secretary to the Governing Council, Academic Board and all Statutory Committees of the Council. He is the custodian of records and in charge of issuance of certificates, interpreting and applying rules and regulations of the Polytechnic (Inter-alia) and also performs other related matters as may be assigned by the Rector and the Council from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience

The candidate for the post is expected to possess the following qualifications and experiences:

(i)            Must possess a minimum of a good honours degree (at least second class lower division) preferably in Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities from a recognized institution of higher learning plus at least Eighteen (18) years cognate experience in tertiary institution; or a holder of Masters’ degree from a recognized institution of higher learning plus at least fifteen (15) years cognate experience in tertiary institution; or a holder of Doctorate degree plus at least twelve (12) years cognate experience in tertiary institution.

(ii)           Must have been/be a Deputy Registrar in a Polytechnic or similar Institution for at least five (5) years and should not be more than fifty-nine (59) years of age as at the t me of assumption of duty as Registrar.

(iii)          Must be computer literate and possess membership of relevant and recognized Professional Bodies.

(3)          POLYTECHNIC LIBRARIAN

Job Description

The Polytechnic Librarian is the Head of the Library Department responsible to the Rector in the day-to-day administration and control of the Library. He is the custodian of the Polytechnic Library materials in the Library and prepares Library budgets. Performs other related matters as may be assigned by the Rector and the Council from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience:

The candidate for the post is expected to possess the following qualifications and experiences:

(i)            Must possess a good honours degree with Masters’ in Library Studies/Science (M.LS.) plus fifteen (15) years cognate experience or Ph.D in Library Science and Information with twelve (12) years cognate experience.

(ii)           Must be a Chief Lecturer in a Polytechnic or similar institution for at least five (5) years and be computer literate.

(iii)          Must not be more than fifty-nine (59) years of age as at the time of assumption of duty

QUALITIES EXPECTED FROM APPLICANTS

(a)          Demonstrate evidence of strong administrative and visionary leadership.

(b)          Be morally sound and of impeccable character.

(c)           Enjoy sound physical and mental health.

(d)          Be intellectually sound and demonstrate knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Polytechnic system

TERMS OF APPOINTMENT AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

Term and Conditions of Service for the posts of Rector, Registrar and Polythecnic Librarian are as per the amended State Polytechnic Act (2019). The appointment is for a single term of five (5) years. The salary is consolidated and the successful candidates shall enjoy other benefits of office as may be approved by the State Government from time to time.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Interested and qualified candidates for the posts of Rector, Registrar and Polytechnic Librarian are required to submit twenty (20) copies of typewritten applications along with Curriculum Vitae to include the following:

  • Full Name with Surname underlined
  • Date and Place of Birth
    State of Origin/Local Government
  • Nationality
  • Permanent Home Addres
  • Present Contact Address
  • Marital Status
  • Number of Children with age(s)
  • Schools attended with dates
  • Certificates obtained with dates
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies
  • Current Postal Address including telephone number & e-mail
  • Community Service
  • Present Appointment with date and salary
  • Names and addresses of 3 Referees (Employer, Educational and Personal) who are to forward confidential reports on them directly to the address below:

Applications are to be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “Post of Rector, Registrar or Polytechnic Librarian” (as the case may be) on the top left hand corner, and addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary,

Ministry of Higher Education,

P.M.B. 131,

Gombe State.

Not later than six (6) weeks from the date of this publication.

Note: Applicants must be ready to support every claim with documentary evidence (where applicable) and bring the originals of all their credentials if invited for interview.

SIGNED

MR MESHACK AUDU LAUCO (MNIP, MTRCN, MAAAS)

HONOURABLE COMMISSIONER

MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION, GOMBE STATE.