Ajayi Crowther University Recruiting
The Governing Council on behalf of Ajayi Crowther University hereby announces that the position of the Vice-Chancellor of the University has become vacant. In keeping with the Ajayi Crowther University Law of 2003 (Miscellaneous and General Provisions) No. 24 (3) the Governing Council wishes to commence the process of filling the vacancy. Interested candidates are required to note the following information about the University.
1. The University
Ajayi Crowther was founded by province I of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) and was licensed by the Federal Government of the Republic of Nigeria to operate as a Private University on 7th January 2005. The University is located along OyolOgbomoso Road at the old site of St. Andrew College, Oyo. It has an additional land area of 109 hactares also along OyolOgbomoso Road, about 2 kilometers from the present Campus, bringing the total land holding of the University to 146.02 hectares.
The University took off on 18th January 2006 with 2 Faculties: namely Faculty of Humanities and Faculty of Social & Management Sciences. The following year, the Faculty of Natural Sciences was added. Altogether, the 3 Faculties offer first degree in 14 academic programmes.
The vision of the University is to be a top-class institution in the pursuit of knowledge and scholarship through teaching, learning, research and examplary service to humanity and the mission is to:
(i)provide admission to students and employment to staff without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, disability, religious and political persuasions;
(ii) produce graduates who are imbued with the fear of God and a sense of service to humanity and who are endowed with a well-rounded education to enable them operate successfully in the Nigerian environment, both as private entrepreneurs and top-flight workers in the private and public sectors of the nation’s economy; and
provide a living and learning environment which is influenced by Christian ethics and principle
The Vice-Chacellor is the Chief Executive and Academic Officer of the University. He IS also the ex-officio Chairman of Senate. He serves as the link between the Governing Council and the University Community and has overall responsibility for the achievement of the goals and objectives ofthe University.
The candidate for the post of Vice¬Chancellor must have a good University education up to a Ph.D. Dgeree and also be a proven successful manager of human and material resources. Specifically, the candidate shall be expected to:
(i) be a highly distinguished academic of the rank of a Professor who can provide academic and administrative leadership in a young University and must have been an academic in a University for at least fifteen years, not less than ten of which must be as Professor;
(ii) be an academic who is firmly-rooted in the finest academic tradition;
(iii) have a clear vision for the development and growth of the University;
(iv) be able to command the respect of national and international academic communities through his/hertrack record;
Iv) Dossess the ability to sustain
The Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for a single term of five (5) years only on such the host community;
(vi) have initiative for sustaining the
accelerated pace of development 0 f the University even under financial and other challenging
(vii) have good grasp of information an? communication technology skills and appreciates its significance in the contemporary knowledge industry;
(viii) be able to attract research grants and complementary funds from local and international agencies, and further uplift the academic status of the University;
(ix) be able to relate efficiently with Government, Non-governmental Oragnisations, the alumni and foster linkages with institutions within and outside Nigeria;
(x) be a person of probity and integrity;
(xi) be someone who appreciates, respects and promotes merit without fear or favour even while under pressure; and
(xii) Enjoy certified sound physical and mental health.
Terms and Conditions of Service:
Terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment. The remuneration and other conditions of service are as may be determined from time to time by the Governing Council.
Mode of Application
(a) Each application should be made in 30 copies and be accompanied by 30 copies of the candidate’s Curriculm Vitae duly signed and dated. The Curriculum Vitae is to be in the following format
(i) Full Name
(ii) Place and Date of Birth
(iii) State of Origin
(vi) Current Mailing Address
(vii) Permanent Mailing Address
(viii) e-mail Address
(ix) Telephone Number(s)
(x) Marital Status
(xii) Institutions attended with Dates
(xiii) Academic Qualifications
(xiv) Teaching, Research,Administrative – and Managerial Experience
(xv) Academic Awards and Distinctions
(xvi) Membership of Academic and Professional Bodies
(xvii) Date of Delivery of lnaugural/ University Lecture and Title
(xviii) Major scholarly Publications or Breakthrough
(xix) Names and Addresses ofThree Referees
Each Referee should be contacted by the application to forward direct to the Registrar,a confidential report on the candidates in a properly sealed envelop marked Report at the top left hand corner of the envelope.
(b) Each application must be occompanied by 30 copies of statement of the condidates plan for the actualization of the Universtiy vision and mission.
(c) (i) All applications are to be submitted under confidential cover and addressed to :
The Registrar and securetary to Council
Ajayi Crowther University
(ii) The sealed envelope containing the applications are to be marked Post of Vice-Chancellor at the top left hand corner and forwarded to reach the Registrar within six (6) weeks of this advertisement
Dr. Mrs. Josephine Oyebanji
Ajayi Crowther University Recruiting