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Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Recruiting

Date Posted: 13/Feb/2014
Deadline: 27/Mar/2014

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of the Rector, Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Ebonyi State. The post shall become vacant with effect from June 12, 2014. The Rector is the Chief Executive of the Polytechnic. He is responsible to the Governing Council as provided for in the Federal Polytechnic Act, Decree 33 of 1979 and amended by Decree No. 5 of 1993. As the Chief Academic, Administrative and the Accounting officer, he/she is responsible for all matters relating to the day-to-day management and operations of the Polytechnic.


Interested candidates for the post are expected to possess the following academic qualification and personal qualities: at least a Master’s degree from a recognized University in any of the disciplines offered in the Polytechnic with a minimum of fifteen (15) years of professional and administrative experience, five (5) of which must have been obtained in an institution of comparable status:

  • A Chief Lecturer of five (5) years or more;
  • Show evidence of strong academic, administrative and visionary leadership, initiative and creativity in policy formulation, good human relations and positive managerial attributes;
  • Provide evidence of membership of reputable professional body(ies) in Nigeria;
  • Provide evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals as well as presentation of invited papers at educational conferences, seminars and workshops;
  • Be proficient in Information and Communication Technology (ICT);
  • Be a fair-minded and dynamic individual with an impeccable reputation with excellent physical and mental health (with evidence from a, government hospital);
  • Be able to attract research and development grants to the polytechnic; ill
  • Be a person who is not likely to pursue racial, ethnic, gender, political, or religion interest;    
  • Be a person with initiative and vision for ensuring the accelerated pace of development of the Polytechnic.

the appointment is for an initial period of four (4) years, and renewable subject to satisfactory performance for another term of four (4) years and no more. The salary is consolidated and with other benefits.

Method of Application

Interested candidates are required to submit fifteen (15) copies of typewritten application and the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae;    
  • Photocopies of Certificates;
  • Evidence of Academic Publications;
  • Statement of Vision for the Polytechnic;
  • Other documents that may be considered as evidence and that may prove your
  • suitability for the job;
  • Names and addresses of three (3) Referees who would be required to submit confidential report directly to the

Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic,
Unwana P.M.B.1007, Afikpo,
Ebonyi State.

Applications are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and marked "Application for the post of Rector" and addressed to the Registrar. Applications and referees' reports should reach the Registrar within six (6) weeks from the date of this publication. Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.


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