Career Opportunities at Gombe State Federal College of Education

We are pleased to inform you about the ongoing recruitment at the Gombe State Federal College of Education (Technical), Gombe, interested applicant should apply.

The Governing Council of the Federal College of Education (Technical), Gombe, hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for appointment into the position below:

Job Title: Bursar

Location: Gombe

Job Description

  • The Bursar is a Principal Officer of the College. He is the Chief Financial Officer of the College and is responsible to the Provost for the day-to-day Administration and control of the financial affairs of the Institution.

Among others, some specific duties of the Bursar include:

  • Coordinating the preparation, submission and defence of the College annual personnel, overhead and capital budget estimates
  • Maintaining an up to date record of Federal Government Financial Regulations, directives and circulars
  • Maintaining good rapport with the Government Financial regulatory bodies/agencies to ensure appropriate compliance with Government financial rules and regulations
  • Preparation of the College annual financial statement for statutory audit by External Auditors.
  • Planning, organizing, coordinating and executing the financial affairs of the College in accordance with the Government financial regulations, treasury circulars and the Governing Council’s decisions/directives under sound financial discipline and management
  • Maintaining proper books of account and financial records on income and expenditure, as well as assets and liabilities of the College
  • Advising the Provost on all College financial matters
  • Providing regular and special reports to the Governing Council on the College financial matters

Qualifications

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  • A good honours Degree, HND or Masters in Accountancy or Finance from a recognized Institution of higher learning; with at least 21 years cognate experience preferably in a College of Education or compatible Institution
  • The applicant who must not be below the rank of Deputy Bursar must possess any of the following professional recognized accountancy qualifications e.g. ICAN, ANAN, ACCA or recognised equivalent
  • Evidence of attendance of a continuous mandatory professional development course is required
  • Candidates must be proficient in information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills and packages especially EXCEL.
  • A candidate for the post should be resourceful and conversant with current Federal Government financial rules and regulations as is applicable in particular to Federal Colleges of Education in Nigeria
  • He should be honest, transparent and capable of providing sound leadership in financial Management and Administration.

Other Requirements:

  • Candidates must have spent at least five (5) years as Deputy Bursar
  • Candidate must not be above fifty nine (59) years of age at the time of taking up the appointment.

Vision Statement

  • All candidates must submit in clear terms in not more than two pages, their vision and mission statements for the College in the next five (5) years with particular reference to the Bursary Department.

 

Condition of Service

  • Candidate will be entitled to the privileges and benefits specified in the terms and conditions of service for staff of Federal College of Education (Technical) Gombe and according to other conditions which may be approved from time to time by the Governing Council of the College in consultation with National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE).

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Director of Work and Service (DWS) 

Location: Gombe

Duties The Director of Works and Service is responsible to the Provost and:

  • Take charge of over-all control of the works and estate department
  • Formulate strategies to achieve the institutional goals.
  • Advise the Provost on acquisition
  • Prepares works’ budget and exercises budgetary control

Qualifications and Experience

  • Candidates should possess a good honors Degree, with a relevant Engineering/Environmental Sciences qualification from a recognized Institution of higher learning plus at least 15 years post-qualification experience.
  • Candidates must be fully registered with the relevant professional bodies (COREN)

Salary and Conditions of  Service The salary and conditions of service are as applicable in similar tertiary institution in the state.

 

 

Job Title: College Librarian 

Location: Gombe

Duties The Librarian is a Principal Officer of the College, responsible for:

  • Framing overall Library, personal contact and liaison with departments
  • Preparation on library budgets
  • Engaging in matters of common interest
  • Responsible to the Provost for the smooth running of library of the College

Qualifications and Experience

  • Candidates must possess at least a good Master’s degree in Library and Information Science.
  • Must be a registered member of Nigeria Library Association and a Chartered Librarian (CLN)
  • The candidates must have at least 15 years post-qualification experience in Library and Information Science
  • Minimum of 35 years of Age.

Salary and Conditions of  Service The salary and conditions of service are as applicable in similar tertiary institution in the state.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Internal Auditor 

Location: Gombe

Duties

  • The Internal Auditor shall be responsible to the Provost.
  • He/She shall provide a complete and continuous audit of the accounts and records, revenue, expenditure, plant, allocated and unallocated stores, review of accounting systems and related internal controls; review of the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of operations and any other assigned duties from time to time by the Provost.

Qualifcation and Experience

  • The candidate should possess a good honours degree/HND in Accountancy/Finance from a recognized institution of higher learning
  • With at least 6 years post-qualification cognate experience,
  • Plus registration with a recognized accountancy professional body (ICAN/ANAN).

Terms of Appointment/Conditions of Service

  • Terms and conditions of service are the same as those obtainable in comparable State Tertiary Institutions in the country.

 

 

 

Job Title: Provost

Location: Gombe

Duties

  • The Provost is the academic and Chief Executive Officer of the College and shall be responsible for the execution of the policy decisions of the Council and day to day administration of the College.

Qualification and Experience

  • The candidate must possess at least a Doctorate Degree in a Teaching subject, in the field of Education preferably a subject taught in the College, from a recognized institution plus at least 12 years cognate experience, and a professional teaching qualification.
  • Also He/She must be registered with the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria.
  • The Candidate must show evidence of ability to provide academic and administrative leadership.
  • Age requirement is a minimum of 35 years.
  • He/She must have attained the position of a Chief Lecturer or equivalent in an institution of higher learning.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Registrar

Location: Gombe

Duties

  • The candidate must have attained the position of a Deputy Registrar at least for six years in an institution of higher learning.
  • The Registrar is the Chief Administrative Officer of the College and is responsible to the Provost for the day to day Administration of the College.
  • H/She is a Principal Officer and Head of Registry Division.
  • He/She is also the Secretary to the Governing Council, Academic Board and other Statutory Committees.
  • He/She is responsible for keeping the record of the Institution

Qualification and Experience

  • The candidate should possess a good honours Degree in any of the Arts/Social Sciences/Humanities from a recognized Institution plus at least 17 years cognate experience, or a holder of Masters Degree from a recognized institution plus 15 years cognate experience, or a holder of a Doctorate Degree plus 12 years cognate experience.
  • Possession of higher Degree in Educational Administration and Planning will be an added advantage.
  • Age requirement is a minimum of 35 years.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Chief Security Officer

Location: Gombe

Duties

  • The candidate will be in charge of overall control of all security personnel, advise the Provost on prevention and diffusion of security problems in the college and evolve a security framework that check-mates trouble-makers.

Qualification and Experience

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  • The candidate must be an Ex-Police not below the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police, or Military/Pera-Military Officer of equivalent rank with at least 10 years service experience.
  • Age requirement is a minimum of 35 years.

Terms of Appointment/Conditions of Service

  • Terms and conditions of service are the same as those obtainable in comparable State Tertiary Institution in the country.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Lecturer II – Education Foundation (Curriculum Option)

Location: Gombe

Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a good Masters Degree/Ph.D in the relevant field from a recognized institution plus at least a minimum of 6 years cognate teaching experience.
  •  In addition, candidate must have presented two seminar/conference papers or have one journal article published or accepted for publication.

Job Title: System Analyst – I

Location: Gombe

Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a good Masters Degree in Computer Studies or Electrical Electronic Engineering/Statistics with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Computer Science from a recognized institution.
  • Plus at least a minimum of three (3)years conate experience.

 

 

 

Job Title: Principal Information Officer – I

Location: Gombe

Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a good Masters Degree/Ph.D in Mass Communication from a recognized institution
  • Plus at least a minimum of six (6) years cognate experience.

Tenure

  • The appointment is for an initial period of five (5) years in the first instance and may be eligible for re-appointment for a second and final term of five (5) years subject to satisfactory performance.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit twenty (20) typewritten copies of their applications (including Curriculum Vitae and credentials) giving the following information as listed below:
  • Full names;
  • Date of Birth;
  • Place of Birth;
  • Nationality and State of Origin;
  • Permanent Postal Address;
  • Current Postal Address;
  • Marital status;
  • Number and Ages of Children;
  • Mobile Phone Number;
  • E-mail Address;
  • Name and address of Next of kin;
  • Institutions Attended with Dates;
  • Qualifications Obtained with Dates;
  • Academic Honour and Membership of Professional Bodies;
  • Evidence of posts held with durations, salaries and dates;
  • Evidence of proficiency in ICT (packages and capabilities);
  • Societal linkages/community service;
  • Present occupation and status;
  • Extra-curricular activities/Hobbies;
  • Name and Address of three (3) Referees one of which must be the present employer;
  • Signature and date.

Applications should be enclosed in an envelope marked “College Bursar”, and addressed to:
The Registrar, Federal College of Education (Technical), Gombe, P.M.B. 60, Gombe, Gombe State.

Application Deadline 28th July, 2022.

Note

  • In addition to stating the names and addresses of three (3) referees on the Curriculum Vitae, applicants should request their Referees to forward references on their behalf directly to the Registrar and Secretary to Council, Federal College of Education (Technical), Gombe, to be received on or before the deadline.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

 

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