Fountain University Job Vacancies for Vice-Chancellor, Registrar & Director of Works & Physical Planning
Updated on by Olusegun Fapohunda
Fountain University, Osogbo, FUO job vacancies for Vice-Chancellor, Registrar, and Director of Works & Physical Planning.
APPOINTMENT OF VICE – CHANCELLOR
Fountain University established to be a pace-setting institution by Nasrul- Lahi-L-Fatih Society (NASFAT), was LICENSED in May 2007 by the Federal Government. The Council of the University has declared the position of Vice-Chancellor vacant following the expiration of tenure of the Vice-Chancellor and invites applications from interested suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant position below:
Job Title: VICE – CHANCELLOR
. The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Executive and the Academic Head of the University, the Chairman of both Senate, and Congregation, and a member of the Governing Council.
. Applicant for the position of Vice-Chancellor, Fountain University Osogbo must be a distinguished scholar with outstanding academic and administrative records. He/she must be a proven manager of human and material resources. Specifically:
The person must:
. be a full professor of not less than seven (7) years with the ability to provide academic and administrative leadership for the University.
. have held academic and administrative positions high enough to prepare him/her for the position of the Vice-Chancellor.
. have a good understanding of the VISION and MISSION of the University.
. be able to attract research grants and complimentary funds from local and international agencies, and further uplift the academic status of the University.
. be able to exhibit entrepreneurial drive and ability to attract extra statutory funds and mobilize other resources for the development of the University.
. possess personal integrity in all areas including the management of funds and be able to deploy financial resources as appropriate in the context of the University’s strategic plan;
. demonstrate interpersonal and team building skills and possess the ability to build bridges between staff, students and members of the university community and stakeholders;
. have demonstrable abilities to establish and maintain partnerships with local, international, government and non-governmental agencies and organizations;
. be an individual who, judging from his/her track records, is likely to command the respect as well as the loyalty of the entire University Community;
. be able to demonstrate the ability to attract, motivate and retain highly skilled and talented staff (academic and non-teaching);
. have excellent written and spoken communication skills;
. be in position to ensure the protection of the University’s laws and regulations;
. be information and technology proficient and be committed to the current development and incorporation of ICT into the University programmes and services;
. be of excellent physical and mental health;.
. not be more than 60 years of age.
The Vice-Chancellor shall hold the office for a single term of five (5) years.
The remuneration of and condition of service for the post of Vice-Chancellor shall be as generally obtained in the Nigerian University System but will be made personal to specific appointee and as may be determined from time to time by the University Council.
Method of Application
i. 20 copies of application and detailed Curriculum Vitae with essential supporting documents.
ii. Applicant’s 2- page Vision and Mission Statement for the University.
iii. Medical Certificate of fitness from reputable Public Tertiary Health Institutions.
iv. Referees report from three carefully selected Referees who shall send their reports directly to the Registrar.
All the listed documents (in a sealed envelope) marked “VICE-CHANCELLOR APPLICATION” shall be addressed and submitted to The Registrar, Fountain University Osogbo, P.M.B.4491, Osogbo, Osun State not later than one month from the date of this advertisement.
Applicants should request their referees to forward their reports directly under confidential cover to reach the Registrar on or before the closing date. Application closes on 9th September, 2017
ADVERTISEMENT OF STAFF VACANCIES
Fountain University established as a pace-setting institution, is a licensed private institution and owned by Nasrul- Lahi-L-Fatih Society (NASFAT). The University hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the under-listed posts.
Job Title: REGISTRAR
. The Registrar is 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 as regards to financial matters for which the Bursar is responsible.
. The Registrar is also the Secretary to the Council, Senate, Congregation and Convocation.
. Candidates for the post shall be visionary and have the ability to provide good leadership; possess personal integrity and must not be more than Fifty-five (55) years of age.
. The appointment is for a renewable period of four (4) years in the first instance subject to satisfactory performance.
Qualifications and Experience
. possess a good Honours Degree from a recognized University. Possession of higher degree(s) is an added advantage;
. have minimum of ten (10) years cognate experience in University Administration;
. be computer literate and have a demonstrable competence in Information and Communication Technology;
. be physically and mentally fit,
. have a good working knowledge of current administrative principles, practices and processes.
. have Membership of at least one relevant Professional Body such as NIM, AUA, IPMN, ANUPA.
Salary and Conditions of Service
The emoluments shall be as generally obtained in the Nigerian University System but be made personal to specific appointee and as may be determined from time to time by the University Council.
Job Title: DIRECTOR OF WORKS AND PHYSICAL PLANNING
Qualifications and Experience
. possess a good Honours Degree in any Engineering, Architecture, Regional Planning or any relevant discipline from a recognized University.
. be registered by a professional body in a relevant discipline such as COREN, ARCON, NIA, e.t.c.
. have at least 10 years of cognate experience in Works & Physical Planning Department in an institution of higher learning.
SALARY AND ANY OTHER CONDITION OF SERVICE
The emolument is very attractive and comparable to what is in the University system generally.
Method of Application
Interested candidates should submit Twenty (20) hard copies of application and detailed Curriculum Vitae along with photocopies of their educational and professional credentials. The Curriculum Vitae should highlight the following, among others:
. Post applied for
. Full Name (surname underlined)
. Place and Date of Birth
. State of Origin and Local Government
. Current postal address
. E-mail address and phone numbers.
. Marital status
. Educational institutions attended with dates
. Academic and Professional qualifications obtained (with dates)
. Name(s) and address(es) of previous employer(s)
. Positions held and dates
. Name and address of present employer
. Present salary
. Administrative experience
. Membership of professional bodies
. Extra-curricular activities
. Names and addresses of three (3) referees
Applicants should request their referees to forward their reports directly under confidential cover to reach the Registrar on or the closing date..
Submission of Applications All applications in sealed envelopes with the post indicated at the top left hand corner of the envelope should be addressed to the: Office of the Registrar, Fountain University Osogbo, P.M.B. 4491, Osogbo, Osun State.
Application closes on 9th September, 2017.
Note: Only applications of those who may be shortlisted for interview will be acknowledged.
Ag. Registrar & Secretary to Council