The University of Ibadan has advertised the office of the Vice-Chancellor.
This advert became necessary as the 5 year tenure of current Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Professor Idowu Olayinka is set to end in November.
This advert, which was announced in a special release signed by the Secretary to the University’s Council, Olubunmi Faluyi, listed the conditions to be met by anyone interested in the office.
The statement read in part, “The candidate for the post of Vice Chancellor is required to possess a good University education and should be a proven, successful manager of human and material resources. Specifically, the candidate shall be expected to:
(a) be a highly distinguished scholar of the rank of Professor, with a minimum of ten (10) years experience on that level and demonstrate ability to provide academic and administrative leadership for such a well established institution;
(b) be a person of proven integrity;
(c) be not more than 65 years old as at the date of possible assumption of duty on 01 December, 2020;(d) command the respect of the national and international academic communities through his/her track record;
(e) strengthen the bridges between staff, students and other members of
the University community;
(f) be a person with a clear vision for the development of the University
(g) enjoy excellent physical and mental health;
(h) attract the much-needed funds into the University.
“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 all Nigerian Federal Universities and as may be determined from time to time by the Government/Governing Council as appropriate.”