Thursday, 16 May 2013

The Polytechnic Ibadan; Rector Job Vacancy

The history of The Polytechnic dates back to 1969 when the international working party was setup by the then western state Government to advise her on the establishment of a polytechnic. The working party recommended, among other things the establishment of a polytechnic in the western state whose general objective should be to produce technicians who will make an important contribution to the social and economic development of the Country and the Western State in particular.

Rector Job Vacancy at The Polytechnic Ibadan recruiting 

The Polytechnic, Ibadan seek applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacant position in the institute.

Job Title: Rector
 The Rector is the Chief Academic and Executive Officer of the Institution. The Polytechnic, Ibadan is one of the foremost pioneer Technological institutions in the country, offering an array of National Diploma, Higher National Diploma, Full Professional and Post -Graduate Diploma courses in a variety of fields, namely:
  • Commerce and Communication Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Science and Technology
  • Financial Management Studies

The Student population is at present well over thirty thousand. Apart from the Main Campus in Ibadan, the Institution has two Campuses situated in Eruwa and Saki in Oyo State. A Director who reports to the Rector heads each of the Campuses.

As the Chief Academic and Executive Officer of The Polytechnic, it will be the duty of the Rector to provide the requisite leadership in academic affairs and for securing the support of the public sector, industry, higher educational institutions and professional bodies for the work of the institution and its products.

Below are the attributes/factors an applicant for the post of Rector of the institution must satisfy:
  • The person to be appointed as Rector must have a good education. His Academic standing and reputation must be very high and must have a good track record of accomplishment in die academic/professional field and/or in public service generally.
  • He must have held a Senior Teaching and/or research post in an institution of higher learning and must not be below the rank of Senior Principal Lecturer in the Polytechnic.
  • His area of academic expertise must be related to at least one of the Disciplines in the Polytechnic.
  • He must understand the national and academic purpose of the Polytechnic and should have a wide administrative experience and be capable of giving dynamic and unquestionable leadership to the Polytechnic.
  • He must be a man who is likely to command the respect and loyalty of majority of members of staff and students of the Polytechnic.
  • He must be someone of courage, who is firm and can take decisions on the merit of facts and principles and not on the basis of pressures from groups or individuals.
  • He must be someone who is not likely to foster personal, social, ethnic, Political, religious or other sectional interests.
  • His stature must be such as would command both national and International respect, particularly in the academic/technological world and which would enhance a good reputation of the Polytechnic.
  • He must have a pleasant personality and enjoy good health.
  • Preferably be not less than forty years in age.
  • He must be of a sound mind and good moral and of unquestionable Integrity and character.
  • He must have been Dean/Director of a Campus.

Conditions of Service:
  • The Rector shall hold office for a term of four (4) years in the first instance, renewable for another term of three (3) years only.
  • Salary is the consolidated salary of the Rector.

How To Apply
Twenty-five typewritten copies of a candidate’s application with his Curriculum Vitae giving the information listed below should be submitted as directed below:

  • Full Names
  • Marital Status
  • Number of Children
  • Date and place of Birth
  • Nationality
  • Current Postal/E-mail Address
  • Permanent Home Address
  • Educational Institutions attended with dates
(a) Academic and Professional Qualifications and Distinctions
(b) Membership of Professional Associations
  • Working Experience (in chronological sequence)
  • Present Employment – Status and Salary
  • Extra-Curricular Activities
  • Publications
  • Major Technological Innovations/Inventions or Project Completed
  • Names and addresses of three professional and character referees.
  • Date Available to resume duty if appointed.

Applications should be addressed to
The Registrar,
The Polytechnic, Ibadan.
P.M.B.22 U.1. Post Office,

Applications should include mission statement

Application Deadline Date
All Applications must reach the office of the Ag. Registrar not later Than 28th May 2013.

The Applications of candidates shortlisted for interview will be acknowledged.


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