Provost at the College of Education, Gindiri

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College of Education Gindiri, Plateau State invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the management position below:

Job Title: Provost

Location: Gindiri, Plateau.


  • The Provost, who is the Chief Executive Officer of the Institution, is both the Chief Academic and Administrative head of the College and shall be responsible to the Governing Council for the orderly development of the College Law, Terms and Conditions of Service for the staff of the College.
  • He/she shall foster good rapport with the relevant organs of the MOE, NCCE, TETFund and other professional bodies that could lead to the ultimate attainment of the status of Centre of Excellence for which the College is known.


  • Possession of a Ph.D or Master's Degree in Education and any academic discipline in a field relevant to at least one programme in the College from a recognized University and should not be below the rank of a Chief Lecturer on COMPCASS 09 or Senior Lecturer from a University. The Possession of a Ph.D and knowledge of ICT shall be an added advantage.
  • Must not have less than 10 years post-qualification cognate teaching and administrative experience in a Tertiary Institution, and must have served for 5 years as a Chief Lecturer in a College of Education.
  • Must not be above 59 years of age.
  • Should have potentials and capabilities for providing academic leadership and executive direction for an institution of this standing.
  • Have considerable administrative experience in an institution of higher learning and must have made substantial contributions to teaching/knowledge through research/publications in scholarly professional journals and other publications.
  • Must be of good conduct, possess sense of discipline, dedication, resourcefulness and be able to command the respect and loyalty of the members of staff and students.
  • Must be able to foster personal, social, ethnic, political, religious and other sectional interests.

Terms of Appointment and other Conditions of Service

  • The Provost shall hold office for a term of four (4) years, eligible for re-appointment for a second term of four (4) years after a satisfactory performance.
  • The salary attached to the post is in accordance to a special scheme of service and is consolidated.
  • Other entitlements are as according to current NCCE or Government Circulars/Policies applicable similar Colleges of Education.

Terms of Appointment and other Conditions of Service

  • The Salary is CONSOLIDATED and other conditions of service shall be as stipulated in the Scheme of Service or Conditions of Service of the Institution or as applicable in other similar Institutions, and entry point shall depend on cognate experience.
  • Other entitlements are as according to current Government or NCCE circular/policy applicable to other Institutions.
  • Tenure of office shall be for a period of five (5) years at the first instance and may be renewed thereafter for a second term of (5) five years and no more.

Application Closing Date
30th November, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward 25 copies of their Application, Credentials and Curriculum Vitae highlighting the following:

  • Full name
  • Date of Birth
  • Marital Status
  • Number and age(s) of children
  • Academic Qualifications
  • Positions held with date
  • Membership of Professional Bodies
  • Professional / Administrative experience(s)
  • Publications
  • Relevant Conferences / Workshops attended
  • Awards, Honours or other distinguished awards received as well as Community Service.

All Applications should be forwarded to:
The Chairman, Governing Council,
College of Education,
P.M.B. 01000, Gindiri,
Plateau State.


  • Candidates are advised to request three (3) referees to forward reports on them under confidential cover.
  • Applications and referee reports should reach the above address not later than the date stated above before work closing hours.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview by the College at a date communicated to them.