University of Benin Chief Security Officer Jobs in Nigeria

University of Benin Chief Security Officer Jobs in Nigeria

The University of Benin was founded in 1970. It started as an Institute of Technology and was accorded the status of a full-fledged University by National Universities Commission (NUC) on 1st July, 1971.

In his Budget Speech in April 1972, the then Military Governor of Mid-Western State, Col. S. O. Ogbemudia (then also Visitor to the University) formally announced the change of the name of the Institute of Technology to the University of Benin.

On 1st April, 1975 the University at the request of the State Government, was taken over by the Federal Government and became a Federal University.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Security Officer - CONTISS 14

Location: Benin City, Edo

The Position

  • The person to be appointed must have a proven record of considerable ability, competence, industry and integrity needed to organize a robust and result oriented, campus security system
  • He/she must be capable of planning, organizing and implementing a coordinated and proactive security service
  • Above all, he/she must possess good human relations and the best attribute of a leader and effective Manager
  • He/she will be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor.


  • Candidates should possess a good Honours Degree
    from a recognized University coupled with a Certificate in Security Training
  • They should have at least 14 (fourteen) years cognate experience in Security Services
  • Candidate must have attained the rank of not less than Superintendent of Police or its equivalent in any of the Armed Forces
  • Experience in a comparable institution will be of advantage.


    CONTISS 14 (N1,870,907.96 - N2,386,772.00 per annum).

    Application Closing Date

    17th March, 2020.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit Fifteen (15) copies of their Applications and higher detailed Curriculum Vitae (15 copies), highlighting among others the following:

  • Full Names
  • Place and Date of Birth
  • Home Address
  • Contact Address
  • Nationality
  • Marital Status
  • Number and Ages of Children
  • Institutions attended with dates
  • Academic Qualifications obtained with dates
  • Work Experience
  • E-mail address
  • GSM Number
  • Present Employment, indicating present status and salary
  • Extra Curricular Activities
  • Referee (3). Each applicant must have three (3) referees who should be requested by the applicant to forward their reference report under confidential cover directly to the address below.
  • Applications should be submitted by Courier
  • Service under confidential cover in sealed envelopes marked "Principal, University of Benin Staff School" to:

    The Registrar,
    University of Benin,
    P.M.B. 1154, Benin City,
    Edo State.

    Note: Only the applications of shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

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