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Adamawa State University

Adamawa State University, Mubi, since when it was established in 2002, has been striving to meet the stated goal of providing “Education for Development”. However, the University is concerned with its commitment to the immediate environment, mindful of our position as a tertiary institution of learning with universal responsibilities. We are therefore working towards establishing a world class University that addresses our local problems within the context of intellectualism that is broad based and international in outlook.

In accordance with the provision of Adamawa State University Law No. 16 of 2020, the Governing Council of the University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates with experience in University administration for the position below:

Job Title: Vice-Chancellor

Location: Mubi, Adamawa

Job Description

  • The Vice Chancellor shall be the Chief Executive and Academic Officer of the University and shall exercise general supervision over the University.
  • He/she shall be the Chairman of the Senate and Member of the Governing Council and shall be responsible for the day-to-day management of human, financial and material resources of the University.

Qualities and Qualifications
Applicant should possess the following qualities and qualifications:

  • Must be a distinguished Professor of national and international repute with proven track record of scholarship, vast and relevant academic and administrative experience;
  • A good understanding of the vision and mission of the University;
  • Should demonstrate irrevocable commitment to the cardinal values of merit, consistency and fairness as operating principles and can apply these across board;
  • Should be innovative and astute manager of resources;
  • Should be proficient in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and be committed to the deployment of ICT for the University programmes and services;
  • Should be able to relate effectively with Government, non-governmental organizations, the alumni and the local community and foster linkages with institutions within and outside Nigeria;
  • Should be capable of inspiring the advancement of teaching, learning, research and creative work consistent with international standards;
  • Should be morally sound and of unquestionable integrity and probity; Should be of sound state of health;
  • Should demonstrate the ability to foster the integration of all without discrimination on race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion and other acts of intolerance; and
  • Should possess the ability to generate and attract funds to the University.


  • The appointment shall be for a single term of five (5) years only.

Age Limit:

  • Eligible candidate should not be more than sixty five (65) years of age at the time of assumption of office.

Condition of Service
Salary and allowances shall be as applicable to the post of Vice Chancellors in Nigerian Universities.

Application Closing Date
16th August, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should are expected to submit twenty (20) copies of their Applications together with equivalent number of Curriculum Vitae all dully signed and dated highlighting, among others, the following:

  • Full names with surname underlined
  • Date and place of birth
  • Marital status, number and ages of children
  • Educational institutions attended and academic qualifications obtained with dates
  • Work experience, giving details of positions held, special awards / appointments etc
  • Membership of scholarly organizations and/or professional bodies
  • List of books in academic publications (in standard format)
  • Previous employer(s) and post(s) held with dates
  • Present employment including status and salary
  • A statement of the candidate’s own vision for the University in the 21st century of not more than one thousand (1000) words (20 copies)
  • Extracurricular activities and interests
  • Professional and academic achievements; and
  • Each candidate must have three (3) referees who should be in a position to attest to the candidate’s claim to high academic standard, managerial capability and moral uprightness.

All applications are to be submitted under confidential cover, in an envelope sealed and marked “Post of Vice Chancellor, Adamawa State University, Mubi” to:
The Registrar,
Adamawa State University, Mubi,
P.M.B. 25,
Mubi, Adamawa State,


  • Candidates should request their three (3) referees to forward their referee’s report directly to the Registrar under confidential cover.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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