The Governing Council of Federal University of Petroleum Resources
Effurun hereby announces that the position of Vice-Chancellor of the
University will be vacant by October, 2013.  In accordance with
the provisions of the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1993
as amended in 2003, 2007, 2012 and in exercise of its powers contained
therein, the Governing Council wishes to commence the process of filling
the impending vacancy. Consequently, applications are hereby invited
from suitably qualified distinguished academics with cognate experience
in university teaching and administration for the position. Interested
Candidates are requested to note the following information about the
University.

1.  
 THE UNIVERSITY.

The Federal University of
Petroleum Resources, Effurun(FUPRE), Delta State, Nigeria was
established in March 2007 under a Federal Government of Nigeria
initiative to build a specialized University to produce unique high
level manpower and relevant expertise for the Oil &Gas sector in
Nigeria and worldwide.
FUPRE is the first of its kind in
Africa and it is destined to be the premier international
institution-of-choice with the state-of-the-art facilities to provide
the petroleum and allied sectors, world class education, training,
research, consultancy and extension services. 


2.    THE
POSITION.

The Vice-Chancellor is the Principal
Academic and Executive Officer of the   University and
ex-officio Chairman of the Senate and Member of the Governing Council
of the University.  Among his other functions, the
Vice-Chancellor:-
-   Shall exercise general
supervision over the
University,
-    Shall have general
responsibility to Council for maintaining and promoting the efficiency
and good order of the university
-   Shall
ensure  that the provisions of the Law and  Statutes,
Ordinances  and Regulations of the University are observed and
he may exercise such powers as may be necessary or expedient for that
purpose

3.  
 QUALITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS OF THE
CANDIDATES.

The Person for the post of
Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources is
required to possess a good University education of a recognized
University and should be a proven manager of human and material
resources. Specifically, the candidate shall be expected to
be:

i.    A highly
distinguished scholar of the rank of Professor of not less than ten (10)
years experience on that rank, with ability to provide academic and
administrative leadership for the University Community.

ii.    Able to command the respect
of the national and international academic communities through his/her
track records.
iii.    Possess a
clear vision for the development of the University and the realization
of its mission.
iv.    Demonstrate
interpersonal and team- building skills and possess the ability to
strengthen the bridges between staff, students, other members of the
University Community and the University’s
stakeholders.
v.    Exhibit
entrepreneurial drive and ability to attract much needed funds and
mobilize other resources for the development of the
University.
vi.    Enjoy excellent
physical and mental health.
vii.  
 Have demonstrable ability to establish and maintain
partnerships with local and international governmental and
non-governmental
agencies.

4.  
      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 may
be specified in the letter of appointment. The remuneration and other
conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Vice-Chancellor
in Nigerian Federal Universities as may be determine from time to time
by Government and the Governing Council of the University as
appropriate.

5.  
          
METHOD OF APPLICATION

Interested candidates are
invited to note and comply with the following
conditions:-
I.    Each application
letter should be made in thirty (30 copies) and be accompanied by thirty
(30) copies of the candidate’s detailed “Curriculum Vitae” (CV) duly
signed and dated by the candidate.  The CV must contain the
candidate’s name in full, age, marital status, nationality, educational
attainments with dates and academic
achievements.
II.    Each
application should include the names and addresses of three (3)
referees. Each referee must be contacted by the applicant to forward
direct to the Acting Registrar, a confidential report on the candidate’s
character, academic and managerial competences in a properly sealed
envelope marked Post of Vice-Chancellor: Referee’s Report at the top
left hand corner of the envelope
III.  
 Each application must be accompanied by thirty (30) copies of
statement of the candidate’s vision for the University in the 21st
century.
IV.    In the case of
candidates identified by the Search Team, the application shall conform
to the requirements in (I) to (III) above, and in addition, the
candidates shall present a letter of consent duly signed by him/her
along with the application.
V.  
 All applications shall be submitted under confidential cover
and addressed to: The Ag. Registrar and Secretary to Council, Federal
University of Petroleum Resources,
Effurun.
VI.    The sealed
envelope(s) containing the applications or nominations should be marked
Post of Vice-Chancellor at the top left hand corner and forwarded to
reach the Registrar and Secretary to Council not later than six weeks
from the date of this publication.
Candidates should please
note that only those who are short-listed will be contacted
later.
 
R.A.  Egborge
(Mrs.)
AG.REGISTRAR AND SECRETARY TO
COUNCIL