VICE CHANCELLOR VACANCY AT AJAYI CROWTHER UNIVERSITY
Posted: 09/Apr/2020

Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo was founded by the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) and licenced by the Federal Republic of Nigeria in January 2005 to operate as a private university. It is located on Oyo-Ogbomoso Road on the site of old St. Andrew’s College, Oyo.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Vice-Chancellor

Location:
 Oyo

Job Summary

  • The position of the Vice-Chancellor of the University will become vacant in October 2020. In keeping with the Ajayi Crowther University Law of 2003 (Miscellaneous and General Provisions) No.24 (3), the Governing Council wishes to initiate the process of filling the vacancy. Interested candidates are required to note the following information about the University.

Job Description

  • The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Executive, Academic and Financial Officer of the University.
  • He is the Chairman of Senate and other statutory bodies.
  • He serves as the link between the Governing Council and the University Community and has the overall responsibility for the achievement of the goals and objectives of the University.

The Candidate
The candidate for the post of Vice-Chancellor must have a good University education up to a Ph.D. Degree and also be a proven successful manager of human and material resources. Specifically, the candidate shall be expected to:

  • Be a highly distinguished academic of the rank of a Professor who can provide academic and administrative leadership in a young University
  • He/She should normally have been an Academic in a University for at least fifteen years, not less than ten of which must be as Professor;
  • Be a scholar who is firmly-rooted in the finest academic tradition;
  • Have a clear vision for the development and growth of the University;
  • Be able to command the respect of national and international academic communities through his/her tract record:
  • Possess the ability to sustain harmony in the University Community and between the University and the host community;
  • Have initiative for sustaining the accelerated pace of development of the University even under financial and other challenging constraints;
  • Have good grasp of information and communication technology skills and appreciate its significance in the contemporary knowledge industry;
  • Be able to attract research grants and complementary funds from local and international agencies and further uplift the academic status of the University;
  • Be able to relate efficiently with Government, Non-governmental Organizations, the alumni, and foster linkages with institutions within and outside Nigeria;
  • Be a person of probity and integrity;
  • Be someone who appreciates, respects and promotes merit without fear or favour even while under pressure; and
  • Enjoy certified sound physical and mental health.
  • He/She should not be more than 65 years of age at the time of appointment.

Terms and Conditions of Service

  • The Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for a single term of five (5) years only on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment. The remuneration and other conditions of service shall be as obtainable in the Federal Universities.

Application Closing Date
21st May, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit 30 copies of the candidate's Curriculum Vitae duly signed and dated to be in the following format:

  • Full Names.
  • Place and Date of Birth
  • State of Origin
  • Religion
  • Denomination
  • Current Mailing Address vii, Permanent Mailing Address
  • E-mail Address
  • Telephone Number(s)
  • Marital Status
  • Number and Ages of Children
  • Institutions attended with Dates
  • Academic Qualifications
  • Teaching, Research, Administrative and Managerial Experiences
  • Academic Awards and Distinctions -
  • Membership of Academic and Professional Bodies
  • Date of Delivery of Inaugural/University Lecture and Title
  • Major Scholarly Publications or Breakthrough
  • Names and Addresses of Three Referees
  • Each Referee should be contacted by the applicant to forward direct to the Registrar, a confidential report on the candidate in a properly sealed envelope marked Post of Vice-Chancellor: Referee’s Report at the top left hand corner of the envelope.
  • Each application must be accompanied by 30 copies of statement of the candidate’s plan for the actualization of the University’s vision and mission.

All applications should be submitted under confidential cover, addressed and sent to:
The Registrar,
Ajayi Crowther University,
P.M.B.1066, Oyo,
Oyo State. 

Note: The sealed envelope containing the applications and photocopies of credentials is to be marked "Post of Vice- Chancellor" at the top left hand corner and forwarded to reach the "Registrar".