University of Uyo (UNIUYO) is located in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The university was formerly known as the University of Cross River State (UNICROSS). On October 1st, 1991 the Federal government of Nigeria established it as a federal university and the name was changed to the University of Uyo. The university inherited students, staff, academic programmes and the entire facilities of the erstwhile University of Cross River State established by Cross River State in 1983. Academic activities commenced during the 1991/92 academic session. UNIUYO has 12 faculties,the postgraduate school and the school of continuing Education.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Director of Physical Planning
Location: Uyo, Akwa Ibom
Qualifications and Experience
The right candidate for the job must possess:
At least a good Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture or Quantity Surveying not below Second Class Lower division from a recognized institution;
Evidence of registration with relevant professional bodies;
Ability to perform within the University system
At least 18 years post-qualification cognate experience in Physical Planning for Engineers, Town Planners, Builders, Quantity and Land Surveyors, Estate Valuers or 15 years for Master's degree holders or 17 years for Architects;
Ability to give direction to the complementary functions of the entire arms of the Physical Planning Directorate;
A good and practical knowledge of computer applications;
The right candidate can also be a professionally qualified and experienced officer not below the rank of a Deputy Director of Physical Planning with at least 4 years' experience on the post.
The Right Candidate
The Right Candidate for the position must have verifiable track record of competence, responsiveness, demonstrable integrity and transparent ability to work in a team and be able to function with minimum supervision.
In addition, the preferred candidate must possess excellent communication skills, and be in good health to be able to sustain the demands of the office.
CONTISS 15 (N2,886,591 - N2,875,791) annually.
Conditions of Service:
The conditions attached to the position are as generally applicable in the Nigerian University and in the Public Service of Nigeria and as may, from time to time, be determined by the University Governing Council.
The appointment shall be on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment.
Application Closing Date
8th November, 2021.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit ten (10) type-written copies of their Application Letters, Credentials and detailed Curriculum Vitae giving the information in the order listed below:
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
State of Origin
Permanent House Address
Current Postal Address
Number ofChildren with Names and Ages
Institutions Attended (with date)
Academic Qualifications (with date where applicable)
Working Experience, General and Specific Experience (with dates)
Present Employment, Status, Salary (Detail work schedule)
Names and Addresses of three Referees.
Applicants are advised to write boldly at the left hand cover of the envelope containing their applications, the Position to which they are responding to. All applications should be addressed and sent to: The Registrar,
University of Uyo,
P.M.B. 1017, Uyo,
Akwa Ibom State.
The Refrees should forward their Reference Reports on the candidate under confidential cover directly to the Registrar as indicated above.
Late application will not be entertained.
Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Candidates invited to interview should bring along with them originals of their credentials.