Vice Chancellor needed at the Delta State University Teaching Hospital

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Job title : Vice Chancellor

Job Location : Delta

Deadline : July 19, 2024

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  • Subject to the provisions of the University law, the Vice-Chancellor shall take precedence over all other members of the University except the Pro-Chancellor and Chancellor. Subject to the provisions of the University law, the Vice-Chancellor shall have the general function of directing the activities of the University and shall be the Chief Executive and Academic Officer of the University and Chairman of the Senate.

Qualifications and Experience
The candidate to be appointed as Vice-Chancellor of Delta State University, Abraka:

  • Shall be a person not below the rank of Professor of not less than seven (7) years standing, and with cognate experience in University Administration and Management.
  • Must possess a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in a discipline relevant to the courses and programmes of the University.
  • Must show evidence of academic leadership and sound scholarship by way of research, publications, and mentoring of students and fellow staff.
  • Should be one with unblemished character and personality; morally sound and free from disciplinary and financial embarrassment.
  • Should be well exposed and versatile in international relations, and with a profile to command national and international respect.
  • Should be conversant with University business, particularly with records that could guarantee academic standards and discipline.
  • Must show evidence of understanding of the academic, national, and international objectives of universities.
  • Must be of good health and shall show evidence of it at the interview, if shortlisted.
  • Should be well versed in ICT, with digital skills.
  • Should be able to inspire and sustain harmonious working relationships among the administration, staff, and students.
  • Should not be above sixty-five (65) years at the time of assumption of office as Vice-Chancellor.


  • The Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for one non-renewable term of five (5) years only.

Conditions of Service

  • The conditions of service are attractive and as approved by the Government of Nigerian Universities.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should submit thirty-five (35) copies of an application letter with a comprehensive curriculum vitae in a sealed envelope marked “Application for the Post of Vice-Chancellor 2024.”

The curriculum vitae should include information on the following:

  • Name of the Applicant in full (Surname first)
  • Post desired
  • Date and place of Birth
  • E-mail Address
  • Permanent Home Address
  • Current Postal Address
  • Marital Status
  • Number and Ages of Children (if any)
  • Educational Institutions Attended (with dates)
  • Academic and Professional Qualifications Obtained (with dates and locations)
  • Name(s) and address(es) of Previous Employer(s) stating status
  • Name and Address of Present Employer, post, Date and Salary
  • Research Journal/Book publications
  • Administrative and Mentoring Experience
  • Academic Distinctions/Special Awards (if any)
  • Extra-curricular Activities
  • Names and Addresses of three (3) referees; at least one of whom should be in a position to provide reliable academic/professional opinion about the applicant.

All applications should be addressed to:
The Registrar and Secretary to the Governing Council
Delta State University,
P.M.B. 1, Abraka,
Delta State.

Vision and Mission Statement

  • Applicants should submit a statement of not more than 500 words of the Vision and Mission of their Administration of the University if appointed as Vice-Chancellor.


  • Applicants should request their referees to forward their views to the address below within six (6) weeks of this publication.
  • All applications with necessary documents attached should reach the Registrar and Secretary to the Governing Council, Delta State University, Abraka, not later than the specified deadline.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview at a later date.
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