JOB VACANCIES AT BENYSTA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION MAKURDI (APPLY NOW)


THE COLLEGE:
Benysta College of Education is a private owned institution situated at Owner Occupier estate, off George Akume way, Makurdi. The College will take off in the 2016/2017 academic session with five schools namely; General Education, Arts and Social Sciences, Languages, Special, Adult and Non-Formal Education, as well as School of Science. Other schools will come on stream later.
Benysta College of Education is advertising for various teaching and non-teaching staff positions. The essence is to employ high quality professionals that will make the college the best private owned institution in the country. Already the college has several blocks of well equipped classrooms, a good library and internet facilities for use by staff and students. This make Benysta college, a choice college for young men and women interested in high quality education. It is also intended that graduates of the college will be job creators and not job seekers.
Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for the following positions at the Benysta College of Education, Makurdi.

A. PRINCIPAL OFFICERS
1. Provost
2  Registrar
3. Bursar
4. Librarian

B. ACADEMIC POSITIONS
1.  Chief Lecturers
2.  Principal Lecturers
3.  Senior Lecturers
4.  Lecturers I
5.  Lecturers II
6.  Lecturers III
7.  Assistant Lecturers.

C. QUALITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS OF PRINCIPAL OFFICERS
(i)  For the post of Provost and Librarian, candidates must haves atleast a Masters’ degree. Possession of higher degrees such as Ph.D will be an added advantage.  
(ii) Candidates applying for the position of Provost of the college must not be below the rank of Chief lecturer in a higher institution of learning or Reader/Associate Professor in a university or its equivalent. Such candidates must have a minimum teaching qualification of NCE, PGDE or evidence of registration with the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN).
(iii) Candidates applying for the position of College Librarian must have evidence of registration with the Librarians Registration Council Nigeria (LRCN) as well as membership of Nigerian Library Association.(NLA).
(iv). Candidates applying for the position of Bursar must have good honours degree, HND or its equivalent in Accountancy or Finance and must be a registered member of a professional accounting body.  
(v) Candidates applying for the position of the Registrar must have a good honours degree in Social sciences or Humanities and must show evidence of membership of reputable professional body in Nigeria.
(vi) All principal officers must have 10 years of cognate experience at the tertiary level. Those with less than 10 years but possess Ph.D in the relevant areas may be considered.

D. DUTIES OF PRINCIPAL OFFICERS
(i)  The Provost is the Chief Executive officer of the College, providing administrative and professional leadership. He/she is responsible to the Governing Council and must be able to liaise effectively with Federal Ministry of Education, NCCE, etc. 
(ii)  The Registrar is head of the Registry and the Chief Administrative Officer of the College. He/she is responsible to the Provost for the day-to-day running of the College. He/she is the Secretary of the Governing Council and Academic Board.
(iii)  The Bursar is the coordinating officer of financial operations of the College. He/she establishes appropriate internal control system, advising the Provost on all financial matters, prepares periodic/annual, financial reports of the College and develops and installs efficient accounting system. He/she interprets financial regulations and is responsible to the Provost on day-to-day running of the college.
(iv)  The Librarian implements overall Library Policy, contacts and liaising with  Departments on book requirements. Prepares Library Budget and give professional advice on Library matters. He/she is responsible to the Provost for the smooth running of the College Library.

E. TENURE OF PRINCIPAL OFFICERS
All principal officers will hold office for a term of four (4) years in the first instance subject to satisfactory performance and may be eligible for re-appointment for a second term of four years and no more.
F. QUALIFICATIONS OF ACADEMIC POSITIONS
(i) Assistant Lecturer 
Candidates must possess a good honours degree or its equivalent in the relevant field from a recognized institution plus evidence of completion of NYSC. Preference will be given to candidates with second class upper degree and first class degree.
(ii) Lecturer III 
Candidates must possess a good honours degree from a recognized institution with 3 years relevant experience in the relevant field or masters degree plus evidence of completion of NYSC.
(iii) Lecturer II  
Candidates must possess a good honours degree from a recognized institution with 5 years teaching/research experience in the relevant field or masters degree with 3 years teaching/research experience or a doctorate degree in relevant field. In addition candidates should have two (2) seminar/conference papers with one journal article accepted for publication.
(iv) Lecturer I 
Candidates must possess a good honours degree from a recognized institution with 7 years teaching/research experience in the relevant field or masters degree with 5 years  teaching/research experience or a doctorate degree in relevant field. In addition candidates should have two (2) seminar/conference papers with one (1) journal article accepted for publication. Some evidence of administrative and community service is also required.
(v) Senior Lecturer
Candidates must possess a masters degree from a recognized university with 6 years on the job cognate experience with proven ability for applied research and production work. Such candidates should have the capacity to initiate and supervise research projects. In addition candidates should have two (2) papers accepted for publication in reputable journals and 2 seminar/conference papers. The candidate should have atleast two chapter contributions in standard textbooks.
(vi) Principal Lecturer  
Candidates must possess a masters degree from a recognized university with 11 years on the job cognate experience in teaching/research or a doctorate degree in a relevant field with 9 years experience in teaching/research. Such candidates should have the capacity to initiate and supervise research projects. In addition candidates should have three (3) papers published in reputable journals and 3 seminar/conference papers. The candidate should have atleast three chapter contributions in standard textbooks or one standard textbook with 5 seminar/conference papers.
(vii) Chief Lecturer  
Candidates must possess a masters degree from a recognized university with 14 years on the job cognate experience in teaching/research or a doctorate degree in a relevant field with 12 years experience in teaching/research. Such candidates should have the capacity to initiate and supervise research projects. In addition candidates should have four (4) papers published in reputable journals and 3 National/International conference papers. The candidate should have atleast four chapter contributions in standard textbooks or one standard textbook.

G. METHOD OF APPLICATION  
Each applicant should submit 10 copies of his/her application and curriculum vitae both signed and dated to The Chairman, Search Team, Benysta College of Education, C/o The Principal, Angus College, P.M.B. 102212, Off George Akume Way, at Owner Occupier Estate, Makurdi. not later than four (4) weeks from the date of this publication.
Candidates are also required to request their referees to send Confidential Report on them to the same address as above before the closing date.
Applicants vying for any of the Principal Officers’ positions must submit a vision statement of the college in not more than two pages.
Signed:
Chairman Search Team.
NB: Only Shortlisted Candidates will be invited for the interview.
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