Registrar at Umaru Musa Yar'Adua University

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Umaru Musa Yar'adua University, Katsina was established by the Katsina State Law No 7 of 2006 as amended by Law No. 2 of 2009.

Umaru Musa Yar’adua University aspires to be one of the best Universities in Nigeria with an established reputation for high quality teaching and research and innovative learning delivery techniques and to be in full harmony with its host community as the formulator of its hopes and aspirations and the promoter of its core cultural and spiritual values.

Umaru Musa Yar’adua University hereby announces that the position in the University will be declared vacant by 30 November, 2021 and hereby invites applications from interested and qualified candidates to fill the position of:

Job Title: Registrar

Location: Katsina

The Position

  • The Registrar is a Principal Officer and the Chief Administrative Officer of the University responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the day-to-day administration of the University.
  • The successful candidate will be required to give purposeful professional leadership to staff to ensure efficient and effective professional administrative performance.

Candidates for this post shall:

  • Possess a Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division in Arts / Humanities / Social Sciences from a recognized institution, possession of Postgraduate Degree(s) and / or Diploma(s) in relevant field is an added advantage;
  • Must be a registered member of any relevant recognized professional body;
  • Must have a minimum of fifteen (15) years cognate experience, ten years of which must be unbroken service in a public University or other public tertiary institutions;
  • Must have spent a minimum of four (4) years on the rank of a Deputy Registrar, or its equivalent in a University or other Public Tertiary Institutions;
  • Show demonstrable evidence of consummate management and leadership passion and drive in previous positions and in addition, must possess excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills;
  • Exhibit the ability to be a team leader, who leads by example, has dear mentorship skills and plans;
  • Should not be older than sixty (60) years of age upon appointment and should be within the sixty five (65) years retirement age at the expiration of his/her tenure;
  • Enjoy strong physical and mental health;
  • Possess personal integrity, demonstrate transparency in private and public life, be able to command the respect and loyalty of staff, students and other members of the University Community;
  • Be proficient in ICT and have a good working understanding of communication by internet;
  • Must have a good working knowledge of current administrative principles, processes and practices.

Terms and Conditions of Service

  • The Registrar 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 Registrar in Universities in Nigeria and as may be determined from time to time by the Governing Council of the University.

Application Closing Date
17th November, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit fifteen (15) copies of their applications, Curriculum Vitae and photocopies of their credentials. The Curriculum Vitae should highlight the following:

  • Full Name (Surname First in Capital Letters)
  • Place and Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Marital Status
  • Number and Ages of Children
  • Permanent Home Address
  • State of Origin and LGA
  • Nationality
  • Email address and Telephone Number(s)
  • Schools attended and qualifications obtained with dates
  • Degrees (including dates/class and institutions) and/or any other qualifications and distinctions (Photocopies of Certificates to be attached)
  • Statement of Experience Including full Details of former and Present Posts
  • Other Activities Outside Current Employment
  • Membership of Professional Bodies
  • Extra-Curricular Activities
  • Names and Addresses of 3 referees
  • Any Other Relevant Information.

Candidates should also state in clear terms in not more than 500 words, his/her vision for the University in the next five (5) years with particular reference to administration, control and innovations of its Registry Department.

In addition to stating the names and addresses of three (3) referees, applicants should request their referees to forward confidential report directly to the address below.

All applications are to be submitted under confidential cover with envelope marked "Post of Registrar, UMYU" and addressed to:
The Registrar and Secretary to Council,
2- Floor, Engr. Musa Daji Abdullahi Senate Building,
Umaru Musa Yar'adua University, Katsina.
P.M.B, 2218, Tafawa Balewa Road,
Katsina State, Nigeria.

Applications are to be submitted with evidence of payment of non-refundable processing fees of the sum of Fifty thousand (N50,000.00) Naira only into the University Account
with details as follows:
Account Number: 2008746355
Account Name: UMYU IGR Account
Bank: First bank Nigeria Plc


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The University Governing Council reserves the right to extend the closing date if deemed necessary, and/or re-advertise the position should this particular process not yield the desired results.
  • This advertisement does not impose any legal obligation on the University to invite, accept or deal in whatsoever manner with any applicant