The University of Ilorin, UNILORIN is recruiting for the position of Bursar in the ongoing school recruitment. Applications are welcome from interested applicants as the position will be vacant from November 1st 2023.
The Council of the University of Ilorin hereby announces that the post of Bursar of the University will become vacant with effect from 1st November, 2023.
In accordance with the provisions of the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act No. 11 of 1993, as amended by Act No. 25 of 1996 and the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Act 2012, the Council has decided to begin the process of appointing a new Bursar.
Consequently, applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified applicants for the post.
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The Position And Duties
The Bursar is the Chief Financial Officer of the University and shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day general administrationand control of the financial affairs of the University. He/She should provide the University Management with appropriate advice and support for all of the institution’s financial transactions, including investments.
The applicant must possess a good honours degree from a recognised University in Accounting, Finance, Economics and/or related fields. In addition, he/she must be a member of at least one of the under-listed professional bodies:
i) Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), or England and Wales, or
Scotland, or Ireland;
ii) Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN);
iii) Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA);
iv) Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA); and
v) Chartered Institute of Cost and Management Accountants (ICMA).
(b) The applicant should also be of good health, sound judgment, pleasant disposition, unassailable integrity and competent in the use of ICT;
(c) The applicant should have been at a level of Deputy Bursar in a University for a minimum of five (5) years; and
(d) the applicant must not be older than 60 years at the date
Tenure And Conditions of Service
The appointment is for a single term of five (5) years, while salary and other conditions of service shall be as approved for Bursars of Federal Universities by the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Governing Council of the University of Ilorin.
How to Apply
Interested applicants are required to submit to the Registrar, 25 copies of their applications and curriculum vitae. The curriculum vitae which shall include the following information in the order listed below:
ii. DATE OF BIRTH:
iii. PLACE OF BIRTH:
iv. STATE OF ORIGIN/LGA:
vi. PERMANENT HOME ADDRESS:
vii. CURRENT POSTAL ADDRESS:
viii. E-MAIL ADDRESS and PHONE NUMBER:
ix. MARITAL STATUS:
x. NUMBER OF CHILDREN (With Names and Ages):
xi. INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED (With Dates):
xii. ACADEMIC and PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS(With Dates):
xiii. HONOURS, DISTINCTIONS AND MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES (With Dates):
xiv. WORKING EXPERIENCE WITH EVIDENCE (General and Specific with dates):
xv. PRESENT EMPLOYMENT, STATUS, SALARY & EMPLOYER:
xvi. EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:
xvii. ANY OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION, and
xviii. NAMES and ADDRESSES OF THREE REFEREES (two of whom must be Professionals or authorities in University administration, and one of which must be from the applicant’s current place of work):
Mode of Submission of Application
Applications and Curriculum Vitae should be forwarded (in a sealed envelope marked
“Application for the Post of Bursar”) to reach the Registrar, University of Ilorin, P.M.B. 1515, Ilorin, Kwara State not later than six (6) weeks from the date of this publication.
Applicants should also request each of the referees to send his/her report, under confidential cover, direct to the Registrar, marked “Referee’s Report for the post of Bursar”.
Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for the interview.