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Rector at Ogun State Institute of Technology (OGITECH)

Ogun State Institute of Technology (OGITECH), Igbesa (formerly Gateway Polytechnic Igbesa), one of the nation’s leading tertiary institutions. OGITECH is particularly proud of its thriving and dynamic basic and advanced technology programmes designed to enhance man and state’s capacity building. It is a globalization compliant institution which provides opportunities to corporate and self sponsored candidates to select appropriate Ordinary National and Higher National programme of study that best soothe their academic and career development aspirations.

The Ogun State Institute of Technology Igbesa come across a leading ICT based tertiary institution in Nigeria established to run Ordinary National Diploma and Higher National Diploma in Engineering, Sciences, Environmental Technology, Communication and Management courses since 2005. All courses offered at OGITECH are accredited by the National Board for Technical Education.

We hereby invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for:



Job Title: Rector

Location: Igbesa, Ogun
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The Rector is the Chief Academic, Administrative and Accounting Officer of the Polytechnic He/she has the power to exercise general authority over both the staff and students and he/she is also responsible for discipline in the Polytechnic, subject to the general control of the Governing Council

The candidate for the post must possess the following qualifications:

  • The person must possess a Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) from a recognized institution in any of the following disciplines: Technology, Applied Science, Commerce and Management
  • Must possess a minimum of Second Class Lower Division Degree or a minimum of Lower Credit in Higher National Diploma (HND) in any discipline in Technology, Applied Sciences Commerce and Management from a recognised institution.
  • Must have minimum of Eighteen (18) years teaching experience in tertiary institutions, at least eight(8)years of which must have been gained in a Polytechnic or similar TVET institution
  • Must be a Chief Lecturer from the Polytechnic Sector with not less than five (5) year experience on the rank;
  • Must not be more than fifty-nine (59) years of age as at the time of assumption of office for a term of 5 years
  • Must demonstrate evidence of strong academic and administrative leadership initiative and creativity in policy formulation, good human relation and positive managerial attributes
  • Be able to attract research grants and development facilities to the Polytechnic
  • 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
  • A person who is not likely to pursue racial, gender, political, religious, or other sectional interest
  • Morally sound, of impeccable character, proven integrity and free from financial embarrassment
  • Physically and mentally fit (with evidence from a Government hospital); and
  • Proficient in Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Must be a member of recognised professional body/bodies
  • Provide evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals as well as presentation of invited papers at educational conferences, seminars and workshops

Terms of Appointment and Condition of Service

  • The Rector shall hold office for a single tenure of five (5) years in line with extant provisions
  • The salary is consolidated and the appointee shall enjoy other benefits attached to the position of a Principal Officer of the Polytechnics as approved by the state.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit twenty copies of type written copies of their Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and attach photocopies of all relevant documents to their application giving the details in the following order:

  • Full Name (Surname first and underlined)
  • Date and Place of Birth
  • State of Origin and Local Government Area
  • Nationality and how acquired
  • Marital Status
  • Number and Ages of Children
  • Current Postal Address including telephone number(s) and e-mail address(es)
  • Education and Institution attended with dates
  • Academic and Professional Qualifications obtained with dates
  • Membership of professional Bodies / Associations
  • Honours and Distinctions (if any)
  • Academic/Scholars Publications
  • Conferences attended and papers presented with dates
  • Previous Employer(s) and post(s) held with dates
  • Present employment to include status, duties and any other relevant experiences
  • Statement of own vision for the Polytechnic (20 copies)
  • Other activities outside current employment
  • Names and address of three (3) References (Employer, Educational and Personal) who are to forward confidential reports directly to the Ag. Registrar, Ogun State Institute of Technology, Igbesa.

Applications are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and marked "APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF RECTOR" at the top left-hand corner and addressed to:
The Ag. Registrar,
Ogun State Institute of Technology (OGITECH),
Oba Adesola Market Road,
P.M.B 2005, Igbesa,
Ogun State,

Soft copies of Curriculum Vitae should be forwarded to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: Applications are to reach the office of the Registrar not later than the application closing date

Application Deadline  5th August, 2022.

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