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University of Lagos Job Vacancy for a Registrar,May-June 2012

May 2, 2012, 11:22 AM
University of Lagos Job Vacancy for a Registrar,May-June 2012
The Governing Council of the University of Lagos hereby announces that the position of Registrar will be vacant by 31st July 2012. In accordance with the provisions of the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment Act, 2003)
and in exercise of its powers as contained therein, the Governing Council wishes to commence the process of filling the impending Vacancy.

Application are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position below in the University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos. Interested applicants are requested to note the following information about the University.



University of Lagos (Unilag) has the unique privilege of being the first University in
Nigeria established by an Act of Parliament in 1962. It is an urban University, situated in
Lagos, the commercial nerve-centre of Nigeria.

It has a vision to be a TOP CLASS INSTITUTION for the pursuit of excellence in knowledge through learning and research, as well as in character and services to humanity; Unilag’s mission $s to provide a conducive teaching, learning, research and development environment, where staff and students will interact and compete effectively with their counterparts, both nationally and internationally, in terms of intellectual competence and the zeal to add value to our world.
The University has a full-time undergraduate population of 20,620 students, full-time postgraduate enrollment of 2,480 and 1 7,442 part-time students.

Candidates must possess a good Honours degree and at least 15 years post-qualification administrative, academic or professional experience, with a minimum of five years at the management level. Possession of a higher degree and membership of recognized professional bodies will be added advantage.

The candidate shall be a person of high integrity and strong moral character with excellent interpersonal relations. S/he must be able to instill confidence in others and command the loyalty and respect of people. S/he must fully understand the complexity of a University system and must be able to effectively utilize its human resources to attain a world class administrative system. S/he must enjoy good health and be ICT compliant.

The Registrar, a Principal Officer, is the Chief Administrative Officer of the University responsible to the Vice-chancellor for the day-to-day administrative work of the University except financial matters, which fall within the purview of the Bursar. The Registrar is also the Secretary to Council, Senate, Convocation and Congregation of the University.


Appointment is for a period of five years effective from date of the appointment and on such other terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment.

Application should include:

(A) The candidate’s Curriculum Vitae giving:
i. Current (and former) name in full
ii. Place and date of birth
iii. Nationality and marital status
iv. Number and ages of children
v. Permanent home address.
vi. Degrees (including date/class and institutions) and/or any other qualifications and distinctions
vii. Statement of experience including full details of former and present posts
viii. List of publications (Including in what Journals they are published)
ix. Other activities outside current employment
x. The names and addresses of three referees and
xi. Proposed date of availability for duties if appointed

(B) A vision and mission statement for the Registry of not more than 1000 Words

(C) Each candidate should request their referees to forward references on their behalf DIRECT to the Vice-Chanceltar,

Applications (40 copies) should be enclosed in an envelope marked ‘REGISTRAR’ at the right hand corner and be addressed to:
The Vice-Chancellor
University of Lagos
Akoka, Lagos
The applications must reach the Vice-Chancellor on or before 6th June, 2012. Only applications of shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

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