Federal University Of Petroleum Resources, Effurun(FUPRE) Vacancies

The Governing Council of Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun hereby announces that the position of Registrar of the University will be vacant by October, 2013. In keeping with the provision 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 candidates for the position. Interested Candidates are requested to note the following information about 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.

The Position

The Vice-Chancellor is the Principal Academic and Executive Officer of the University and ex-official 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 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.


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:

– 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.
– Able to command the respect of the national and international academic communities through his track records.
– Possess a clear vision for the development of the University and the realization of its mission.
– 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.
– Exhibit entrepreneurial drive and ability to attract much needed funds and mobilize other resources for the development of the University.
– Enjoy excellent physical and mental health.
– Have demonstrable ability to establish and maintain partnerships with local and international governmental and non-governmental agencies,

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.


The Registrar is the Chief Administrative Officer of the University and shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administrative work of the University except as regards matters for which the Bursar is responsible in accordance with Section 6(2) of the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Decree No. 11 (1993). The Registrar is, by virtue of that office, also Secretary to Council, Senate, Congregation and Convocation,


Candidates should be graduates with good honours Degree in relevant discipline obtained from a recognized University and must have had not less than fifteen (15) years post-qualification experience, including relevant administrative experience not below the rank of a Deputy Registrar in a University, Candidates must be Information and Communication Technology

(ICT) compliant and must command respect and be able to carry colleagues along. A higher degree(s) and working experience in a University will be an added advantage.


The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Registrar of all Nigerian Federal Universities and as may be determined from time to time by the Government! Governing Council as appropriate.

In accordance with the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012, the successful candidate shall hold tenure office for five (5) years and may be renewed for one (1) year only and no more. Fringe benefits include a pension as appropriate in consonance with the Contributory Pension Scheme and other appropriate allowances as may be approved from time to time by the Government University Council.

To Apply for Registrar Position:

Applicants are required to submit thirty (30) copies of their applications and detailed Curriculum Vitae highlighting among others, the following:

Full Names;  
Place and Date of Birth;  
Permanent Home Address;  
Contact Address;  
Cell Phone Number;  
Email Address;  
Marital Status;  
Number and Names of Children (if any);  
Educational Institutions Attended with Dates;  
Academic Qualifications with Dates;  
Professional Qualifications;  
Employment Records;  
Statement of Experience;  
Publications; Extra  
Curricular Activities;  
Names & Addresses of Three Referees; etc.  

Each applicant must have three (3) referees who should be requested by the applicant to forward their referee’s Report under confidential cover by courier service directly to the Ag. Vice-Chancellor.

All applications should be submitted by courier service under confidential covers in sealed envelopes marked” Post of Registrar, FUPRE to reach the

Office of the Vice- Chancellor,
Federal University of Petroleum Resources,
P.M.B. 1221, Effurun, Nigeria


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 (!) 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.

DUE DATE: 3 September, 2013

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