Registrar job, University Librarian, Bursar at Northwest University, Kano Nigeria January 2013

Vacancies: Registrar, University Librarian, Bursar


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the  positions below in the  Northwest University, Kano



Position: Registrar



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 as regard matters of finance for which the Bursar is responsible.


The person holding the Office of Registrar shall, by virtue of that office, be Secretary to the Council, the Senate, Congregation and Convocation.



  • Candidates should be graduates with a good honours degree from a recognised University. Possession of postgraduate qualification and membership of professional bodies would be an added advantage.
  • Candidates must have at least fifteen (15) years administrative experience and must be from the level of Deputy Registrar in a University.
  • Candidates must not be above 55 years on appointment and must be ICT compliant. Candidates must command respect and have the ability to provide leadership and offer appropriate advice on matters affecting the University.



The successful candidate will be entitled to the salary and other  condition of services applicable to a Registrar in the  Nigerian Universities.



Position: University Librarian



  • The University Librarian is a Principal Officer answerable to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration and control of Library matters in the University.
  • He/She shall be in charge of the management and administration of the University Library services, staff and facilities in Faculties, Departments, Centres and linkages with other Library organisations and publishers, both at national and international levels.



  • Candidates shall possess the following qualifications and qualities:
  • A relevant Masters degree but Ph. D degree is an added advantage
  • ICT compliant in Library Services.
  • A good record of scholarly publications in reputable media
  • Shall not be below the rank of a Deputy Librarian or equivalent
  • Shall have 15 years cognate experience with the capacity to initiate research in a
  • University   system or comparable organisation.
  • Membership of a professional association is an added advantage.



The salary and condition of service for the Principal Officer shall be in accordance with what obtains in the Nigerian University System.


Position:  Bursar



The Bursar is a Principal Officer and is the Chief Financial Officer of the University responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the University.



By virtue of his position, the Bursar should be  able to provide  the  Management  of  the  University appropriate advice and support for all of the institution s financial transactions.


Candidates for the post shall be visionary and have ability to provide leadership, personal integrity and transparency in private and public life that should command respect and attract cooperation and loyalty of staff and students in the University.



  • Candidates shall possess the following qualifications and qualities:
  • A good honours degree in Accounting. However, possession of a higher degree(s) is an added advantage;
  • Membership  of recognized  professional body such as ICAN or ANAN;
  • ICT compliant with a working knowledge of a relevant accounting package
  • A minimum of 15 years cognate working experience in accounting profession, and equivalent to the rank of a Deputy Bursar, preferably in a University system
  • Shall be not above the age of 55 years at the point  of assumption of duty.



The Salary and condition of  service for the  Bursar shall be in accordance with what obtains in the  Nigerian University system.



Method of Application

Interested candidates should submit twenty (20) copies each of application letter and comprehensive curriculum vitae attaching copies of relevant credentials under confidential cover in an envelope seated and marked POST OF REGISTRAR/ UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN/ THE BURSAR as appropriate while that of the Vice Chancellor has been stated above/ on the top right comer and addressed to:


The Chairman Implementation Committee,

Northwest University,




Candidates are advised to request three (3) of their  referees to forward confidential report on them to the Chairman Implementation Committee, Northwest University, Kano.


Closing Date

All applications and referee reports should be submitted on or before 6th June 2012.




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