Vice-Chancellor Position at the Federal University Oye-Ekiti

Post of the Vice-Chancellor of Federal University Oye-Ekiti becomes vacant by February 2021, the University’s Governing Council in the performance of its statutory duties as provided for in the University Edict, hereby invites interested Academics to forward their applications in respect of this impending vacancy. Federal University Oye-Ekiti is a government-owned university with a mission to become an institution of the first choice recognized for providing critical opportunities for student success. This institution is located at Aare Afao Road, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti, Nigeria.

Job details

  • Job Title: Vice-Chancellor
  • Job Location: Ekiti, Nigeria
  • Deadline: October 1, 2020


 The candidate is expected to:

  • possess a good University education and should be a proven manager of human and material resources.
  • Be a highly distinguished scholar of the rank of Professor with a minimum of eight (8) years’ experience at the time of this application, preferably from a Federal University and must demonstrate an ability to provide academic and administrative leadership for this fast-growing institution.
  • Be not more than 65years old as at the date of possible assumption of duty in February 2021.
  • Due consideration will be given to candidate with national and international exposure and experience.
  • Be a person with a clear vision for the development of the University.
  • Must have the proven ability to attract the much- needed funds and resources into the young University.
  • Must have the ability to cope with the dynamics of University Administration in the post-COVID-19 Era.
  • Enjoy excellent physical and mental health
  • Be a person with courage and proven moral standard.
  • Be known to be fair-minded to all manner of persons and should be above ethnic and religious loyalties.

Terms and Conditions of Service

  • The Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for a single term of five (5) years only on such terms and conditions as specified in the letter of appointment.
  • The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Vice-Chancellor in all Nigerian Federal Universities and as may be determined from time to time by the Government/Governing Council as appropriate.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit thirty (30) copies of their Application, Curriculum Vitae, photocopies of their Credentials. The Curriculum Vitae must contain:

  • The candidate’s name in full,
  • Date of birth,
  • State of origin,
  • Marital status,
  • Educational attainments,
  • Nationality,
  • Professional as well as academic qualifications and achievements.

Other documents

  • Each application must be accompanied by 30 copies of the candidate’s Vision for the University in the twenty-first Century.
  • Each application should include the names and addresses of three referees. Each referee should be contacted by the applicant to forward direct to the “Registrar”, a confidential report in a properly sealed envelope marked: “Post of Vice-Chancellor: Referee’s Report” at the top left corner of the envelope.
  • All applications shall be submitted under confidential cover and addressed to “Registrar and Secretary to Council, Federal University Oye-Ekiti; Ekiti State”
  • The sealed envelope (s) containing the applications should be marked ‘POST OF VICE-CHANCELLOR’ at the top left-hand corner and forwarded to reach the “Registrar”.

In addition to hard copies, applicants are expected to forward electronic copies of their Submissions to and cc:

All Applications and referees reports should be submitted under confidential cover and addressed to:
The Registrar,
Federal University Oye Ekiti,
3, Are / Afao Road,
Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State.

Note: The advertisement does not impose any legal obligation on the University to invite, accept or deal in whatsoever manners with any applicant.

For more details, visit Recruitment Trust webpage


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