Leading Private University Vice-Chancellor Jobs in Nigeria

Leading Private University Vice-Chancellor Jobs in Nigeria

The Job

  • The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Executive and Academic Officer of the University and ex-officio member of the Council.

    Among his/her other functions, the Vice-Chancellor shall

  • At all times advise the Council on any matter affecting the nance and administration of the University

  • Be responsible to the Council for maintaining peace, order and efficient management of the affairs of the University and ensuring the enforcement of the Laws, Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations of the University.

  • Be responsible to the Council for discipline in the University;

  • Regulate the admission of students subject to the guidelines and procedures approved by the University Senate and other statutory organs of the University

  • The Vice-Chancellor is, by virtue of his office, a member of Council, Chairman of Senate, Chairman of the Congregation, Member of Colleges/Faculties and any other authority of the University set up by Statute and of any Board or Committee appointed by any of those bodies

  • The success of his/her job will depend on the ability to lead, motivate and inspire administrative associates, academic and non-academic staff as well as students and all other stakeholders to work toward the central purpose of the University as determined by the laws establishing the university


    An applicant for the post of Vice-Chancellor of the University must possess the following qualities and qualifications:

  • Be a University Teacher with a Ph.D. in any relevant field.

  • Must have been a Professor for at least 10 years in a reputable institution of higher learning.

    Be an individual who, judging from his/her track record, should command willing respect and loyalty of members of staff and students of the University:

  • Be morally sound and of unimpeachable probity and integrity

  • Be a person who is physically and mentally fit in the state of good health;

  • Be not more than 65 years old.

  • Be a person of high academic standing and reputation in his/her respective discipline:

  • Must be familiar and conversant with developmental, academic and other complex managerial problems of a large University

  • Have extensive and deep experience in all facets of University administration;

  • Be a person who commands respect nationally and internationally especially in the academic circle.

    Tenure of Office / Terms of Appointment

  • The Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for a term of four (4) years and may-be eligible for re-appointment

  • His terms and conditions of service shall be embodied in a contract under the seal of the University.


  • The remuneration and other conditions of services shall be as
    applicable to the post of Vice-Chancellor in Nigerian Universities and as may be determined by the Governing Council of the University from time to time.

    Application Closing Date

  • 4th June, 2020.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should submit Five (5) copies of their Application, including the candidate’s Curriculum Vitae and photocopies of certificates.

    The Curriculum Vitae must include details of the candidate's as follows:

  • Full names

  • Date of birth

  • Nationality

  • Permanent home address

  • Current postal address including e-mail address and telephone contact

  • Marital status

  • Number of Children (with dates)

  • Institutions attended (with dates)

  • Academic qualifications (with dates)

  • Professional qualifications (with dates)

  • Honors, distinctions, and membership of learned societies and professional bodies

  • Outstanding publications, discoveries or inventions (giving all relevant details)

  • Working experience in the university system (giving names of the institution (s) and dates)

  • Details of administrative, fund-attraction and management experience in the university system;

  • Specific services to local, national and international communities (giving dates, institution/establishment, and status);

  • Present employment status, salary and employer;

  • A statement of the candidate's vision for the university in the next four years in not more than 1000 words and not less than 600 words;

  • Extra-curricular activities and
    Names and Addresses of three Referees.

  • The Applications should be submitted (in a sealed envelope clearly marked at the top left corner, "Application for the Post of University Bursar”) to:
    The Registrar,
    P.O.Box 16986, Ikeja,
    Lagos State.


  • The listed Referees are to mail their reports to the Registrar under confidential cover in an envelope clearly marked “Referee's Report for the Post of University Bursar" to reach the Registrar not later than the closing date above.

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