Job Vacancies at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)
Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) is a federal government research university located in Zaria, Kaduna State. ABU was founded on October 4, 1962, as the University of Northern Nigeria. The university operates three main campuses: Samaru and Kongo in Zaria, and School of Basic Studies in Funtua. The Samaru campus houses the administrative offices, sciences, social-sciences, arts and languages, education, environmental design, engineering, medical sciences agricultural sciences and research facilities. The Kongo campus hosts the Faculties of Law and Administration. The Faculty of Administration consists of Accounting, Business Administration, Local Government and Development Studies and Public Administration Departments. Additionally, the university is responsible for a variety of other institutions and programs at other locations.
The Governing Council of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria hereby invites applications from suitably qualified and interested individuals for the position below:
Job Title: University Librarian
Location: Zaria, Kaduna
- The University Librarian is a Principal officer of the University responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the overall administration of the university Library, its branches and extension and for providing library services for the entire university community.
Candidates for this post must:
- Possess a good Honours Degree in Library and Information Science from a recognized University, plus a higher Degree (preferably PhD) with at least 15 (fifteen) years relevant experience, preferably in a University or other institutions of highcr learning;
- Be professionally qualified and be practicing librarians;
- Have contributed to kiunvledge through research and publications in reputable journals, as well as possess proven records of sound administrative leadership;
- Be computer literate and proficient in computer applications;
- Be registered member of the Librarians’ Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN).
Condition of Service
- The remuneration and conditions of service are as applicable to posts of University Librarians in Nigerian Federal Universities, and as maybe determined by the Council and the Government from time to time.
Job Title: Registrar
Location: Zaria, Kaduna.
The Registrar is a Principal Officer of the University responsible to the University Governing Council through the Vice Chancellor for duties as Chief Administrative Officer that include:
- Keeping in a safe custody all records of the University;
- Arrangement for the conduct of examinations;
- Serving as Secretary to and be responsible for executive action arising from decisions of the Governing Council, the Senate, Congregation and such other bodies as the Statutes of the University may prescribe or Vice-Chancellor may direct;
- Serving as member on various academic and administrative committees as may be prescribed by the law or the relevant University authorities;
- Assisting the Vice-Chancellor in the general administration of the University.
- Candidates should possess a good honours first Degree in the Liberal, Humanities or related disciplines.
- Possession of relevant postgraduate degree / diploma and registration with relevant professional bodies would be an added advantage.
- Candidates are expected to have served for at least Fifteen years (15) in sufficiently Senior Administrative capacities in the University system or in comparable establishments.
- Suitable candidates are expected to be knowledgeable about the operation of the University system and competent to advise and take executive action on matters of planning, design and management in realization of the cardinal objectives of teaching, research and community service.
- Computer knowledge and application are mandatory.
Job Title: Bursar
Location: Zaria, Kaduna
- The Bursar is the Chief Financial Officer of the University and subject to the directions of and responsible to the Vice-Chancellor and University Council for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the University
- In that capacity the Bursar shall be competent to advise on the financial policies, budgeting, disbursement of funds, and be responsible for the preparation of presentation of Annual Estimates, Planning, Control and periodic evaluation of University accounting and treasury services, including investment of funds, preparation and updating of Manual of Financial Procedures, etc.
- The Bursar is also expected to carry our other duties as may be assigned from time to lime.
- Candidates are required to have good honours Degree in Accounting and or professional qualification (i,e ACCA, ACA, ICAN, ANAN, etc.) with at least 15 years post qualification cognate working experience which should include not less than five years at the managerial level in a comparable establishment.
Conditions of Service
- Th remuneration and conditions of service are as applicable to posts of Bursars in Nigerian Federal Universities, and as may be determined by the Council and the government from time to time.
Deadlie: 12th January, 2021.
Method of Application
Qualified and interested candidates are required to submit 30 copies each of application letter and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (attaching photocopies of relevant credentials) under confidential cover in an envelope sealed and marked “Post Of University Librarian, Abu Zaria” and addressed to:
The Registrar and Secretary to Council,
Ahmadu Bello University,
P.M.B. 1045, Zaria,
Note: Candidates are advised to request three of their referees to forward reports on them under confidential cover to the Registrar and Secretary to Council, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.