The Governing Council of AMBROSE ALU UNIVERSITY (AAU) Ekpoma pursuant
to the enabling law. Ambrose Alli University Law 1999 (as Amended), hereby
announces that there will be vacancy in the Post of Vice-Chancellor with effect
from 2nd of May, 2016-
Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post
of Vice-

Objectives of  the University

The objective of the University as stated in section 5(1) and (2) a, b
and c is to be a centre of excellence for teaching, research and examining
body; to advance knowledge, wisdom and understanding by teaching and research
with the ultimate purpose of service to the community; to make provisions for
research and for the presentation, advancement and dissemination of knowledge;
and to encourage and promote scholarship and to relate its activities to the
social, cultural and economic needs of the people of the State in particular, and
Nigeria in general.

Functions of Vice-Chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Executive and Academic Officer of the
University and ex-officio Chairman of the Senate and Congregation and member of
the University Governing Council. He/she advises the Governing Council on all
matters of policy, finance and administration of the University. He/she is
generally responsible to the Council for the maintenance of peace, law and
order on campus and for the discipline of students.

The Candidate:

The candidate for the post of Vice-Chancellor is expected to be a
Professor of not less than 10 years standing with high repute and renown; and a
scholar whose achievements are acclaimed locally, nationally and
internationally. In addition, a candidate applying for the post shall be
expected to:
Possess requisite, cognate administrative, academic and managerial experience
necessary to provide effective, efficient and dynamic leadership for the
(Possession of a Ph.D or equivalent qualification, though not mandatory, will
be an advantage).
Have the disposition, acumen and zeal for mobilizing all stakeholders
in and outside the institution towards achieving the objective, vision and
mission for which the University was created.
Be a morally upright person of high probity and integrity, and of
impeccable character and reputation.
Be a person with courage and strong character, who can take decisions
on the merit of facts and principles and not on the basis of sentiments or
pressure from individuals or groups.
Be a person whose records of past and current activities can command
respect from students and staff. He must have the capacity to create the needed
bridges between staff and students, on the one hand, and between town and gown
on the other. Have a good grasp of Information Communication Technology and
appreciate its application in contemporary knowledge industry.
Thecandidatemustnotbemorethan65yearsofage at the time of assumption of

Salary and Conditions of Service

The salary and conditions of service are as applicable to the post of
Vice-Chancellor in Nigerian Universities and as may be determined by Edo State
Government from time to time.

Method of Application:

Candidates should submit 30 copies of their applications along with 30
copies of Curriculum Vitae (CV) duly signed and dated The Curriculum Vitae
should contain the candidate’s full name, postal address, email, phone numbers,
date of birth, age, sex, marital status, number of children (if any), schools
attended, academic qualifications with dates, photocopies of certificates and
diplomas, details of teaching, research,
administrative and managerial experience, state, national, scholastic,
organization or community awards, academic and civic recognition and other
relevant information.
Applicants should also furnish names and addresses of three (3) referees who
should be able to attest to their moral character, probity and academic,
administrative and managerial abilities.
Applicants should request their referees to send their letter of
reference on them direct to THE REGISTRAR AND SECRETARY TO COUNCIL.
All applications are to be submitted under CONFIDENTIAL cover with the
envelope marked at the top left hand corner “POST OF VICE-CHANCELLOR:
AAU” to reach, The Registrar and Secretary to Council.
Ambrose Alli University,
P.M.B. 14.
Edo State.
Not later than Six (6) weeks from the date of this publication.
Ag. Registrar

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