Rector at the National Institute of Construction Technology and Management (NICTM)
Location: Uromi, Edo
The Rector is the chief academic, administrative and accounting officer of the Polytechnic, has power to exercise general authority over the staff and students of the Polytechnic and is also responsible for discipline in the Polytechnic, subject to the general control of the Governing Council.
In addition to proven management and leadership experience, the successful candidate must have a demonstrable passion for academic and professional endeavours, and must be credible.
Qualifications and Qualities
The candidate for the post is expected to possess the following qualifications and qualities:
Must have a good Honours Degree / HND and Master’s Degree, preferably Doctorate in any of the approved programmes offered in the Polytechnic plus relevant Professional Qualification.
Must have a minimum of fifteen years teaching experience, at least five (5) of which must have been gained in a Polytechnic.
Must be a Chief Lecturer from the Polytechnic sector with not less than five (5) years’ experience on the rank,
Must not be more than fifty-nine (59) years of age as of the time of appointment.
Must demonstrate strong evidence of academic and administrative leadership initiative and creativity in policy formulation, good human relation and positive managerial attributes
Must provide evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals within and outside Nigeria as well as presentation of invited papers at educational conferences, seminars and workshops.
Must provide evidence of membership of reputable professional body / bodies in Nigeria
Must be able to attract research grants and development facilities to the Polytechnic
Must be a person with initiative and vision with the capacity to sustain the accelerated pace of development of the Polytechnic even under financial and other challenging constraints.
Must be a fair minded and dynamic individual with an impeccable reputation
Must be morally sound and of impeccable character and free from financial embarrassment.
Must enjoy excellent physical and mental health (with evidence from government hospital)
Must be proficient in Information & Communication Technology (ICT)
Must show evidence of community service.
Terms of Appointment / Condition of Service
The Rector shall hold office for a single term of five years from the date of his appointment and on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment.
The Rector shall have his / her remuneration determined by the National Salaries and Wages Commission.
The salary is consolidated and appointee shall enjoy other benefits of the office as may be approved from time to time by the Federal Government of Nigeria.
Application Closing Date
4th March, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates are required to attach to their Applications, twenty (20) type-written copies of their Curriculum Vitae, giving the details in the following order:
Full names (surname first and underlined)
Date and place of birth
State of origin and local government area
Nationality and how acquired
Number and age of children
Current postal address including telephone number and email
Educational institutions attended with dates
Academic and professional qualifications obtained with dates
Membership of professional bodies/associations
Honours and distinctions (if any)
Academic / scholarly publications
Conferences attended and papers presented with dates
Previous employer(s) and post(s) held with dates
Details of administrative experience and service to the community (with dates)
Present employment to include status salary, duties and any other relevant experience
Statement of own vision for the Polytechnic (20 copies)
Other activities outside current employment.
Applicants should enclose their Applications in sealed envelopes and indicate the position applied for at the top left-hand corner on the envelopes, marked “CONFIDENTIAL” and addressed to:
National Institute of Construction Technology and Management,
Uromi, Edo State.
Applicants will be required to produce originals of their certificates and other relevant credentials if invited for interview, photocopies will not be accepted.
Applicants must also be ready to support every claim with documentary evidences
Applicants should submit Names and addresses of three Referees (two of whom must be professional authorities in relevant fields) who should be able to attest to the candidates claim to high academic and managerial capabilities as well as their notable uprightness.
All referees’ confidential reports on the applicants in sealed envelopes MUST be forwarded directly by the referees to the Registrar of the Polytechnic.
All applications must reach the Registrar of the Polytechnic on / or before the deadline
Late applications will NOT be entertained and only applications of shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.
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