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Recruitment At Lagos State University (LASU)

Date Posted: 25/Feb/2014
Deadline: 25/Mar/2014

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the Posts of University Registrar, University Bursar, AND University Librarian. Lagos State University, respectively.

Lagos State University (LASU) was established in 1983 by the Enabling Law of Lagos State University, for the advancement of learning AND establishment of academic excellence. The University caters for a large student population enrolled in Full-Time AND Part-Time programmes at the Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. Today, Lagos State University operates a multi-campus system with Four (4) fully owned campuses, having its main campus at Ojo (along the Badagry Expressway), AND other campuses at Epe. Ikeja AND Surulere. Lagos State University is reputed for a tradition of high academic standard and excellence which it has maintained over the years in its various academic disciplines in Law, Medicine, Arts, Education, Engineering. Science, Social Sciences, Management Sciences and Transport.

By the Lagos State University Law (2004), the Appointments of ALL Principal Officers in the University shall be for a term of Four (4) Years renewable once for another term of Four (4) Years only and no more. Fringe benefits include Pension Scheme as may from time to time be approved by the Governing Council, Furnished Accommodation, Official Vehicle and Driver, and other Benefits of applicable to similar positions.



The Registrar is a Principal Officer, who as the Chief Administrative Officer of the University is responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the day-to-day administrative work of the University except for financial matters which fall within the purview of the Bursar. The Registrar is also the Secretary to Council, Senate, Congregation AND Convocation. The Registrar is a member of the University Management Committee AND the Head ofthe University Registry. For the vacant post, the University seeks a candidate with vision, proven academic distinction, managerial ability, integrity, transparency in private AND public life.
The right candidate should also have ability to develop linkages with the external communities to support the emerging needs of the University, command respect AND engender cooperation AND loyalty of staff AND students ofthe University.


  • Candidates for the post of Registrar, Lagos State University should possess:
  • A good (Honours) Degree plus Fifteen (15) Years relevant Administrative experience in University or comparable Institution, with a minimum of Five (5) Years at the Management level.
  • Possession of relevant Higher Degree OR Postgraduate Professional qualification(s) in appropriate field(s), will be an added advantage:
  • Candidates should have served. at the level of Deputy Registrar in a University or comparable institution, for NOT less than Five (5) Years.





The Bursar 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, across its Campuses. The Bursar is a Principal Officer who also serves as a Member of the University Management Committee. The Bursar is the Head of the University Bursary.

Candidates for the post of Bursar, Lagos State University should possess:

  • A good (Honours) Degree/HND in Accounting. Plus Fifteen (15) Years relevant Post-qualification experience, Plus final Certificate of ICAN/ACNACCA with twelve (12) Years relevant Post-qualification experience.
  • The possession of relevant Higher Degree, OR Postgraduate Professional Qualification, will be an advantage.






The University Librarian is a Principal Officer of the University, responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the Administration of the University Library AND coordination of ALL Library services in the University, (in the Main Library AND in Libraries across ALL campusesofthe University). The University Librarian is a memberofthe University Management Committee. As an Academic Staff, the University Librarian will be required to provide both Academic AND Administrative Leadership to staff in the University Library.

Candidates for the position of University Librarian, Lagos State University should possess:

  • A good (Honours) Degree with minimum Higher Degree of Master in Library Science, with Fifteen (15) Years of cognate experience.
  • Must possess several scholarly Publications, Administrative experience AND demonstrate ability to provide academic leadership.
  • Computer knowledge is essential; AND
  • Possession of Doctorate Degree will be an added advantage.

Method of Application

The appointment of University Registrar, University Bursar AND University librarian is for a TERM of FOUR (4) Years respectively, with eligibility for reappointment for a second term of FOUR (4) YEARS ONLY.

Remuneration of the University Registrar, Bursar AND University Librarian, Lagos State University includes a Basic Salary of CONUNASS 15, Housing facmty AND other Benefits AND Allowances, that apply to the University Registrar, University Bursar AND University Librarian in Nigerian Public Universities, as may be approved by the Governing Council, Lagos State University.

Candidates should submit formal Application for the post of: University Registrar; University Bursar; AND University Librarian, Lagos State University, as appropriate as well as Twenty-Five (25) copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), providing information on the following:

(a) Full name
(b) Place AND Date of Birth
(c) Nationality (if Nigerian, indicate State of Origin)
(d) Marital Status: Number AND Ages of Children
(e) Academic Qualifications (including Class of Degree: copies of Certificates to be
(f) Professional Qualifications {copies of Certificates to be enclosed)
(g) Post Graduation/Professional qualification employment
(h) Current Employment
(i)  Names AND Addresses of Three (3) Referees. who should be able to attest to the Candidate's standing AND abilities, Professionally, Managerially, as well as morals, character AND integrity Contact Address (including Telephone Nos. AND e-mail address)
(k) Date of Availability for duty (if appointed).

All Applications are to be sent under CONFIDENTIAL COVER, with the Envelope marked "POST OF UNIVERSITY REGISTRAR, UNIVERSITY BURSAR, UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN, LASU" as the case may be, Sealed Addressed AND submitted to:

The Vice Chancellor
Administrative Block 1
Lagos State University
Badagry Expressway

NOT later than Four (4) weeks from the date of this Publication.


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