Career Opportunities at Umaru Musa Yar’adua University

We are delighted to inform the general public that the Umaru Musa Yar’adua University is currently open for application. The school management invites interested and qualified persons who wish to build and advance their careers at Umaru Musa Yar’adua University to submit an application for his/her preferred position

Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina was established by the Katsina State Law No 7 of 2006 as amended by Law No. 2 of 2009. Umaru Musa Yar’adua University aspires to be one of the best Universities in Nigeria with an established reputation for high quality teaching and research and innovative learning delivery techniques and to be in full harmony with its host community as the formulator of its hopes and aspirations and the promoter of its core cultural and spiritual values.

Applications are hereby invited from interested and qualified candidates to fill the positions below:

 

Job Title: Director, Directorate of Physical Planning and Development (DPP&D)

Location: Katsina

The Position
The Director Physical Planning and Development is a Management Staff and responsible to the Vice Chancellor for:

  • The day-to-day maintenance, planning, development and management of the University physical structures
  • Coordination and supervision of physical development projects, ensuring quality standards and maintenance structures in the University
  • Supervision, monitoring and coordinating of all staff and activities of the Directorate
  • Ensure compliance with the provisions of the University’s Physical Master plan and its update from time time
  • Prepare and present to Management quarterly and annual reports on state of the Physical facilities in the University and ongoing and or planned projects
  • Design and maintain an excellent reticulation of power, data and water supplies to all units of the University
  • Carrying out other duties as may be assigned by the Vice Chancellor

Qualifications
Candidate for this post shall:

  • Possess a good B.Sc in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical / Electronic Engineering or any other relevant degree from a recognized Institution with a minimum of 2nd Cass Lower Division plus NYSC Discharge Certificate or Evidence of Exemption
  • Candidate should be computer literate and proficient in relevant computer applications as applicable in running a modern Physical Planning and Development Directorate
  • The candidate must possess professionally recognized certificate with current practicing license as well as not less than twenty (20) years past qualification Engineering experience
  • In addition, the candidate must have at least ten (10) years of relevant experience in a senior management position preferably in a University or other public tertiary institutions
  • Show demonstrable evidence of consummate management and leadership passion and drive in previous positions and in addition, must possess excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Exhibit the ability to be a team leader, has clear mentor-ship skills and plans
  • Should not be older than sixty (60) years of age upon appointment and should be within the sixty-five (65) years retirement age at the expiration of his/her tenure
  • Enjoy strong physical and mental health
  • Possess personal integrity demonstrate transparency in private and public life, be able to command the respect and loyalty af staff students and other members of the University Community.

Terms and Conditions of Service

  • The Director Physical Planning and Development shall hold office for a term of four (4) years on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment.
  • The remuneration and other conditions of service areas applicable to the post of Director Physical Planning and Development in Nigerian Universities and as may be determined from time to time by the Governing Council of the University.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Director, Directorate of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)

Location: Katsina

The Position
The Director Information and Communication Technology is a Management Staff and responsible to the Vice Chancellor for:

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  • The day-to-day maintenance, planning, development and management of the ICT Directorate.
  • Providing leadership through supervision, monitoring and coordinating of all activities of the ICT Directorate.
  • Advising the University Management on the appropriate data processing policies
  • Guide the University Management on the use and availability of computing facilities for research.
  • Designing and implementation of data processing systems for effective University Administration, 1 Recommend for the procurement and updating of computer hardware.
  • Organize regular training programmes on computing to staff of the University.
  • Carry out other duties as may be assigned by the Vice Chancellor, and
  • Provide professional and community service.

Qualifications
Candidate for this post shall:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science obtained from a recognized institution with a minimum of 2″Class Lower Division plus NYSC Discharge Certificate or Evidence of Exemption.
  • Shall be computer literate and proficient in relevant computer applications as applicable in running a modern Information and Communication Directorate.
  • Be registered with relevant professional body with a minimum of fifteen (15) years relevant post qualification experience and twelve (12) years post-registration experience.
  • In addition, the candidate must have at least ten (10) years of relevant experience in a senior management position preferably in a University or other public tertiary institutions.
  • Demonstrate extensive experience in the development and implementation of systems analysis, programming and data processing.
  • Show demonstrable evidence of consummate management and leadership passion and drive in previous positions and in addition, must possess excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills,
  • Exhibit the ability to be a team leader, has clear mentorship skills and plans.
  • Should not be older than sixty (60) years of age upon appointment and should be within the sixty-five (65) years retirement age at the expiration of his/her tenure
  • Enjoy strong physical and mental health.
  • Possess personal integrity, demonstrate transparency in private and public life, be able to command the respect and loyalty of staff students and other members of the University Community.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Director of Consultancy

Location: Katsina

Summary

  • Umar Musa Yaradua University hereby announces the vacant position of Director, Consultancy of the University Directorate of Consultancy Services and invites interested and qualified candidates to submit application.

The Position
The Director Consultancy is a Management Staff and responsible to the Vice Chancellor for:

  • The day to day maintenance, planning development and management of the University Directorate of Consultancy Services
  • Providing leadership through supervision, monitoring and coordinating of all activities of the Directorate
  • Advising the University Management on the appropriate business and services policies that would positively boost the University internally generated revenue
  • Guide the University Management on the ability and use of the University facilities for consultancy
  • Carry out other duties as may be assigned by the Vice Chancellor;and
  • Provide professional and community services

Qualifications
Candidate for this post shall:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration / Management obtained from a recognized institution with a minimum of 2nd Cass Lower Division plus NYSC Discharge Certificate or Evidence of Exemption
  • Be a full member of any recognized Professional Business Management or investment body
  • Have a minimum of fifteen (15) years post qualification cognate experience, five years of which shall be in top Management position, preferably Deputy Director’s level in a public tertiary Institution
  • Be able to demonstrate ability to formulate and implement business/investment policies and produce manual of Business investment procedures;
  • Be computer literate with working knowledge of relevant business investment packages
  • Show demonstrable evidence of consummate business investment management and leadership passion and drive in previous positions and in addition, must possess excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Exhibit the ability to bea team leader, has dear mentorship skills and plans
  • Should not be older than sixty (60) years of age upon appointment and should be within the sixty-five (65) years retirement age at the expiration of his/her tenure
  • Enjoy strong physical and mental health
  • Possess personal integrity demonstrate transparency in private and public life, be able to command the respect and loyalty of staff students and other members of the University Community
  • Possession of any relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Director, Sports

Location: Katsina

Responsibilities and Duties
Director Sports The Director Sports is responsible to the Vice Chancellor in the areas of proper development of exercise, sporting and recreational activities in the University, coordinate all sporting activities in the University. Other duties include:

  • Initiate sporting requirements and activities for students;
  • Coordinate and develop sporting competitions.
  • Organize activities that will ensure that exercise and recreational values, which are essential to good health are imbibed by students and staff.
  • Source for funds to develop sporting activities.
  • Assist in enhancing the career prospects of high performance in any game.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual reports in sporting activities and competitions through the Dean, Student Affairs Division to the University Senate and thence to the University Council.
  • Serve as a member of the University Sports Committee; vii. Recommend in-service training programme for staff
  • Participate in purchasing of sporting equipment.
  • Carry out other duties as can be assigned and provide some professional and community service.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Candidate must possess a good honours Degree with Master’s Degree in Physical and Health Education from a recognized University.
  • A graded coaching certificate in relevant game from National Institute of Sports (NIS) or any recognized sports institution and minimum of eighteen (18) years coaching experience.
  • A Doctorate Degree in relevant discipline, A graded coaching certificate in relevant game from National Institute of Sports (NIS) or any recognized sports institution and minimum of fifteen (15) years coaching experience would be considered
  • The candidate shall not be older than fifty five (55) years at the time of assumption of duty.

Conditions of Service

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  • Salary, allowances and other conditions of service attached to the position are the same with the approved salary structure for Federal Universities in Nigeria

 

Terms and Conditions of Service

  • The Director Consultancy shall hold office for a term of four 4 years on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment.
  • The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Director of Consultancy in Nigerian Universities and as may be determined from time to time by the Governing Council of the University.

Terms and Conditions of Service

  • The Director Information and Communication Technology shall hold office for a term of four (4) years on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment.
  • The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Director Information and Communications Technology in Nigerian Universities and as may be determined from time to time by the Governing Council of the University.

Application Closing Date
4th July, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit ten (10) copies of their application, curriculum vitae (CV) and photocopies of their credentials. The curriculum vitae should highlight the following:

  • Full Name (Surname First in Capital Letters)
  • Place and Date of Birth
  • Nationality
  • Marital Status
  • Number and Age of Children
  • Permanent Home Address
  • State of Origin and LGA
  • Email and Telephone numbers
  • Degrees (including date/dass and institutions) and/or any other qualifications and distinctions (Photocopies of Certificates to be attached)
  • Statement of Experience Including full Details of former and Present Posts
  • Other Activities Outside Current Employment
  • Membership of Professional Bodies
  • Extra-Curricular Activities
  • Names and Addresses of 3 referees
  • Any Other Relevant information

Candidate should also state in dear terms in not more than 500 words, his/her vision for the University in the next four (4) years with particular reference to management control and innovations of its Directorate of Consultancy Services

In addition to stating the names and addresses of three (3) referees, applicants should request their referees to forward references on their behalf direct to the address below.

All applications are to be submitted under confidential cover with envelope marked “Post of Director Consultancy, UMYU” and addressed to:
The Registrar and Secretary to Council,
2- Floor, Engr. Musa Daji Abdullahi Senate Building,
Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina.
P.M.B, 2218, Tafawa Balewa Road,
Katsina State, Nigeria.

Applications are to be submitted with evidence of payment of non-refundable processing fees of the sum of Thirty thousand (N30,000.00) Naira only into the University Account with details as follows:
Account Number: 2008746355
Account Name: UMYU IGR Account
Bank: First bank Nigeria Plc

Note

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The University Governing Council reserves the right to extend the closing date if deemed necessary, and/or re-advertise the position should this particular process not yield the desired results.
  • This advertisement does not impose any legal obligation on the University to invite, accept or deal in whatsoever manner with any applicant

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