Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) Current Recruitment/ How to Apply

Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following  Academic  and Non-Academic Staff positions on a full-time basis, in the Faculties/Departments listed below:

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A.) Faculty of Agriculture

  • Department of Agric. Economics and Extension
  • Department of Animal Science
  • Department of Crop Science
  • Department of Soil Science

B.) Faculty of Arts

  • Department of English and Literary Studies
  • Department of History and International Studies
  • Department of Religious and Cultural Studies
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Performing (Theatre) Arts
  • Department of Mass Communication

C.) Faculty of Education

  • Department of Education Science
  • Education/Biology
  • Education/Chemistry
  • Education/Integrated Science
  • Education/Mathematics
  • Education/Physics

D.) Faculty of Oceanography and Naval Architecture

  • Department of Marine Engineering
  • Department of Oceanography
  • Department of Marine Transportation

E.) Faculty of Science

  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Mathematics/Statistics – (Statistics)

F.) Faculty of Engineering

  • Department of Agricultural Engineering
  • Department of Chemical /Petrochemical Engineering
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering

G.) Faculty of Social and Management Sciences

  • Department of Accounting
  • Department of Business Administration
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Marketing
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Public Administration
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We are currently recruiting to fill the following vacant positions:

Job Title: University Librarian

Location: Akwa Ibom

Job Summary

  • The Governing Council of Akwa Ibom State University has declared the position of University Library open
  • The position will be filled in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act- No. 11 of 1993 the Universities (Miscellaneous
  • Provisions) Amendment Act 201.2 and the Akwa Ibom State University Law
  • Interested candidates who meet the requisite qualifications and experience as specified below are invited to apply.

Job Description

  • The University Librarian shall be a Principal Officer of the University.
  • He/she shall also be the administrative and Academic Head of the University Library.
  • He/she shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the administration of the University Library and the coordination of all library services in the University and its Campuses, Colleges, Schools, Faculties, Departments, Institutes and other teaching and research units of the University.

The Candidate

  • The ideal candidate must be able to steer the University Library towards growth and development as well as its vision of meeting the demands of students, staff and community by ensuring:
  • An effective and efficient library system;
  • A highly commendable e-library service complemented with traditional library services;
  • Adequate programmes that promote information and critical literacy;
  • Effective coordination of University Library Units in faculties, departments and centres.
  • The candidate must be a person with a high degree of integrity and moral discipline and should be endowed with creativity and innovation.

 

Qualifications and Experience

Candidates for this post must:

  • Possess the basic qualification of First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) as well as WASC, SSC (WAEC or NECO), GCE or equivalent qualification with Credit Passes in a minimum of five (5) subjects including the English Language;
  • Be professionally qualified and a practising librarian;
  • Possess a good honours degree, not below Second Class in Library Science from a recognized University, plus a higher degree (preferably a PhD) with at least Fifteen (15) years relevant experience, preferably in a University or other institutions of higher learning.
  • Have contributed to knowledge through research and publications in reputable journals, as well as possess proven records of sound administrative leadership;
  • Not be below the rank of a Deputy Librarian with at least 4 (four) years experience;
  • Be highly resourceful and versatile in the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Computer-based cataloguing and e-library literacy

Tenure

The tenure of the University Librarian, as a Principal Officer of the University, is a single Five (5) years term.

Salary and Conditions of Service

  • The successful candidate will be placed on “CONUASS7” with relevant fringe benefits and will equally enjoy the allowances normally attached to the position of Principal Officers in Nigerian Universities as well as other benefits as may be approved by the Governing Council of Akwa Ibom State University.
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Job Title: Bursar

Location: Akwa Ibom

Job Summary

  • The Governing Council of Akwa Ibom State University has declared the position of Bursar open
  • The position will be filled in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act- No. 11 of 1993 the Universities (Miscellaneous
  • Provisions) Amendment Act 201.2 and the Akwa Ibom State University Law
  • Interested candidates who meet the requisite qualifications and experience as specified below are invited to apply.

Job Description

  • The Bursar shall be the Chief Financial Officer of the University He/she is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the University.

The Candidate

  • The candidate for the post must exhibit a considerable degree of competence responsiveness, demonstrable integrity and transparency on matters of financial and human resource management.
  • He/she must be ICT compliant and must be conversant with current trends in financial reporting
  • The prospective candidate must show innovative approaches to the running of an ICT-driven Bursary, working at the highest level of efficiency to eliminate delays and bureaucratic bottlenecks.
  • The candidate shall be required to possess the ability to advise the Vice-Chancellor in planning and executing strategies for enhancing internal revenue generation as well as promoting the culture of “doing more with less”
  • In addition, the candidate is required to write in not more than five hundred (500) words his/her proposal for fund generation and management for the University.

Qualifications and Experience

Candidate must:

  • Possess the basic qualification of First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) as well a WASC, SSC (WAEC or NECO), GCE or equivalent qualification with Credit Passes in a minimum of five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Economics;
  • Possess a good honours degree, not below Second Class in Accounting, Economics, Finance or Business Management from a recognized University;
  • In addition, the candidate must be a member of any of the following professional Accounting bodies: ICAN, ANAN. Possession of MBA or any relevant higher Degree will be an advantage;
  • The applicant should have at least Twelve (12) years post-qualification cognate experience and must have been a Deputy Bursar for at least 4 years preferably in a University or similar institution

Tenure

  • The of the Bursar as a Principal Officer of the University is a single term of five (5).

Salary and Conditions of Service

  • The successful candidate will be placed on consolidated salary for Bursars and will enjoy all the allowances normally attached to the position of Principal Officer in Nigeria as well as other benefits as may be approved by the Governing Council of Akwa Ibom State University.
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Job Title: Registrar

Location: Akwa Ibom

Job Summary

  • The Governing Council of Akwa Ibom State University has declared the position of Registrar open
  • The position will be filled in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act- No. 11 of 1993 the Universities (Miscellaneous
  • Provisions) Amendment Act 201.2 and the Akwa Ibom State University Law
  • Interested candidates who meet the requisite qualifications and experience as specified below are invited to apply.

Job Description

  • The Registrar shall be the Chief Administrative Officer of the University and shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration of the University, except in financial matters where the Bursar is responsible.
  • He shall be the Secretary to the Governing Council, Senate, Congregation and the Convocation

The Candidate

  • The candidate must be a team player with good leadership qualities to inspire and motivate a crop of administrative officers.
  • He/she must command respect, be read to instil confidence and relate well with subordinates.
  • The candidate must have high integrity, innovativeness and moral standard in tandem with the vision and mission of Akwa Ibom State University and must be ICT (Information and Communication Technology) compliant.

Qualifications and Experience

Candidates for this post must:

  • Possess the basic qualification of First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) as well a WASC, SSC (WAEC or NECO), GCE or equivalent qualification with Credit Passes in a minimum of five (5) subjects including the English Language.
  • Possess a good honours degree not below Second Class from a to recognize University, with at least 18 (Eighteen) years cognate experience, preferably in a university or other institutions of higher learning.
  • Acquisition of a higher degree will be an advantage.
  • Be a member of a recognized professional management body such as NIM, CIPM ANUPA and should possess proven records of sound administrative leadership.
  • Not be below the rank of a Director of Administration OR Deputy Registrar with four (4) years experience.

Tenure

  • The tenure of the Registrar as a Principal Officer of the University is a single five (5) year term.

Salary and Conditions of Service

  • The successful candidate will be placed on consolidated salary for Registrars and will equally enjoy all the allowances normally attached to the position of the principal officer in Nigerian Universities as well as other benefits as may be approved by the Governing Council of Akwa Ibom State University.
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Academic Staff

1.) Professor

Qualification

  • PhD degree with a specialization in the discipline applied for;
  • Evidence of academic leadership through considerable research and administrative experience and quality publications;
  • At least, 12 (twelve) years of post-qualification full-time relevant teaching and research experience.

Remuneration: CONUASS 07

2.) Reader

Qualification

  • PhD degree with a specialization in the discipline applied for;
  • Evidence of academic leadership through considerable research and development experience and quality publication
  • At least 9 (nine) years post-qualification full-time relevant teaching and research experience

Remuneration: CONUASS 06

3.) Lecturer II

Qualification

  • PhD degree from a reputable University in an appropriate area of specialization.
  • Evidence of interest in research possibly, with some postdoctoral research experience

Remuneration: CONUASS 03

4.) Lecturer I

Qualification

  • PhD degree from a reputable University in an appropriate area of specialization with a minimum of 3 (three) years post-qualification experience in a University or Research Institute
  • Evidence of scholarship through acceptable academic standard publications

Remuneration: CONUASS 04

5.) Senior Lecturer

Qualification

  • PhD degree with a specialization in the discipline applied for;
  • At least 6 (six) years post-qualification relevant teaching experience, along with quality publications

Remuneration: CONUASS 05

General

The AKSU salary package is applicable in all Nigerian Universities, as approved under the ASUU- Federal Government Agreement. Other allowances and Conditions of Service areas approved by the Governing Council from time to time.

 How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates for each position should submit 10  copies of applications, photocopies of credentials, and other valid documents, accompanied by Curriculum Vitae organized as follows:

  • Full names with the surname in capitals
  • Sex
  • Date of Birth
  • Nationality
  • State/Local Government/Town of origin
  • Marital status
  • Number, names and ages of children
  • Post desired, and Faculty/Department
  • Current Postal Address
  • GSM Phone Number & E-mail address
  • Permanent home address
  • Institutions attended with dates
  • Academic qualifications with dates
  • List of publications with dates
  • Working experience
  • Present Employment: employer, status,
  • Membership of professional bodies
  • Academic honours and distinctions
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Names and address of 3 (three) referees, 2 of whom must be authorities in candidates field of study, and who should forward reports directly to the Registrar, Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU)

All applications should be clearly marked with the Position/Department applied, on the envelope, and addressed to:
The Registrar,
Akwa Ibom State University,
(Main Campus) – Ikot Akpaden,
Mkpat Enin Local Government,
Akwa Ibom State

Note: Retired Professors and Readers who may be interested to take up contract appointments, may also apply.

Deadline: 4th August 2021


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