Jobs at University of Abuja

The Governing Council of the University of Abuja, hereby announces that the position of DIRECTOR OF MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT of the University of Abuja is vacant and so invites interested and qualified individuals to submit applications for the position as follows:

Candidates are required to submit fifteen (15) copies of their applications and curriculum vitae and photocopies of their credentials. The CV should highlight the following:
(1)          Full Name (Surname First)
(2)          Date of Birth
(3)          Marital status
(4)          Number of Children
(5)          E-mail
(6)          Postal Address
(7)          Nationality
(8)          State of origin & LGA
(9)          Schools attended & qualifications obtained with dates
(10)        Positions held with dates
(11)        Membership of Professional Bodies
(12)        Names and Addresses of 3 referees

Applications should be submitted under confidential cover in sealed envelopes marked, "Post of Director Maintenance Department" to
The Registrar,
University of Abuja,
Main Campus,
Abuja-Airport Road,

Applicants are expected to request their referees to forward their reports under confidential cover directly to the Registrar.

Applications should reach the office of the Registrar, not later than (6) weeks from the date of this publication.

Director of Maintenance Department
The Director of Maintenance Department is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for all policies and- programmes on the rehabilitation and maintenance of the physical assets of the University; is responsible for supervising the major and minor repairs and replacements of the University's movable and immovable assets; advises on necessary measures to take to ensure periodic checks and correcting defects on the assets to make them constantly functioning; the Director is also responsible for advising the Management on material requirements, relevant number of qualified and experienced personnel and labour force necessary for an effective preventive and curative maintenance

The Director must be a person of high integrity and capable of providing effective leadership; must be pro-active and receptive to new ideas and willing to translate them into reality; above all, he must demonstrate ability to supervise a monitoring team of experienced and competent technical staff, as well as artisans in various fields charged with the responsibilities of making the University workshop and other service units in the system functional at all time.

The candidate must possess a good honours or masters degree in engineering (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical or Building (B.Sc, Building Technology) from a recognised University with not less than sixteen (16) years cognate experience, eight (8) of which must be unbroken service in the University or similar system. The candidate must have attained the rank of a Deputy Director or its equivalent in a University system or similar institution, and must be registered with the relevant professional body such as COREN, CORBON etc. The candidate must also be ICT compliant. The candidate shall not be less than 45 years at the point of assumption of duty.

The salary attached to the position is CONUSSS 15. Other benefits to the holder of the office are as stipulated in the University's condition of service.

Location: Not Specified
Experience: 16 year(s)
Course of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Required Grade:  Not Specified