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RAYHAAN UNIVERSITY, BIRNIN KEBBI, KEBBI STATE

 

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1.  PREAMBLE

Rayhaan University, Birnin Kebbi is a newly established private University in Nigeria, licensed in 2023. The University is located in Birnin Kebbi, the capital of Kebbi State, Nigeria. The University is focused on delivering high-quality teaching, learning and research.

2.  VACANCIES

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill existing vacancies in the following Faculties/Departments:

2.1  Faculty of Management and Social Sciences

 2.1.1 Department of Sociology

  • Professor/Associate Professor
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Lecturer I
  • Lecturer II
  • Assistant Lecturer
2.1.2  Department of Mass Communication
  • Professor/Associate Professor
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Lecturer I
  • Lecturer II
  • Assistant Lecturer
2.1.3  Department of Accounting
  • Professor/Associate Professor
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Lecturer I
  • Lecturer II
  • Assistant Lecturer
2.1.4  Department of Finance & Investment
  • Professor/Associate Professor
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Lecturer I
  • Lecturer II
  • Assistant Lecturer
2.1.5  Department of Political Science
  • Professor/Associate Professor
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Lecturer I
  • Lecturer II
  • Assistant Lecturer

  2.2   Faculty of Science and Computing

      2.2.1  Department of Computer Science

  • Professor/Associate Professor
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Lecturer I
  • Lecturer II
  • Assistant Lecturer
  • Science Laboratory

2.3   Registry Department

      2.3.1  Human Resource
  • Administrative Officer
  • Clerical Officer/Senior Clerical Officer/Assistant Executive Officer
2.3.2  Academic Office
  • Administrative Officer
  • Senior Clerical Officer/Assistant Executive Officer/Confidential Secretary/Clerical Officer
2.3.3  Students’ Support Services
  • Administrative Officer
  • Clerical Officer/Senior Clerical Officer/Assistant Executive Officer

2.4   Bursary Department

      2.4.1  Bursar’s Office
  • Accountant I
  • Clerical Officer (Accounts)/Senior Clerical Officer (Accounts)/Assistant Executive Officer (Accounts)

2.5   University Library

(i) Assistant Library Officer (Academic Librarian, Senior Library Officer or ICT Librarian) (ii)Higher Library Officer (iii) Library Officer

2.6   Vice Chancellor’s Office

  • Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Clerical Officer/Senior Clerical Officer/Assistant Executive Officer/Confidential Secretary

2.7   University Health Centre (Clinic)

  • Medical Doctor
  • Registered Nurse
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Medical Laboratory Technician

2.8   Directorate of Information & Communication Technology

  • Network Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • IT Laboratory Technician

2.9   Academic Planning Unit

  • Senior Planning Officer

2.10  Internal Audit

  • Senior Internal Auditor

3.0  QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

3.1  Faculty of Management and Social Sciences

3.1.1  Professor
  • Candidates should possess PhD from a recognized institution in any of the following areas: Sociology, Criminology, Security Studies, Peace and Conflict Resolution, Intelligence, Mass Communication, Management, Accounting, Business Administration, Taxation, Finance, Investment Management, Securities and Investment Management, Political Science, International Relations and Diplomacy OR related areas of specialization, with at least twelve (12) years of cognate experience in teaching and research, preferably in a university system or similar institutions;
  • Successful candidates should be able to develop new programmes, conduct research independently and have proven supervisory and administrative capabilities and must also show evidence of acceptable scholarly publications in reputable National and International journals;
  • Computer knowledge and application are mandatory;
  • candidates are expected to have excellent knowledge about the operation of a university system; and
  • Membership of professional bodies (where applicable) is an added advantage
3.1.2     Associate Professor
  • Candidates should possess PhD from a recognized institution in any of the following areas: Sociology, Criminology, Security Studies, Peace and Conflict Resolution, Intelligence, Mass Communication, Management, Accounting, Business Administration, Taxation, Finance, Investment Management, Securities and Investment Management, Political Science, International Relations and Diplomacy OR related areas of specialization, with at least ten (10) years of experience in teaching and research, preferably in a university system or similar institutions;
  • Successful candidates should be able to develop new programmes, conduct research independently and have proven supervisory and administrative capabilities and must also show evidence of acceptable scholarly publications in reputable National and International journals;
  • Computer knowledge and application are mandatory;
  • candidates are expected to have excellent knowledge about the operation of a university system; and
  • Membership of professional bodies (where applicable) is an added advantage.
3.1.3     Senior Lecturer
  • Candidates should possess PhD from a recognized institution in any of the following areas: Sociology, Criminology, Security Studies, Peace and Conflict Resolution, Intelligence, Mass Communication, Management, Accounting, Business Administration, Taxation, Finance, Investment Management, Securities and Investment Management, Political Science, International Relations and Diplomacy OR related areas of specialization, with at least seven (7) years of experience in teaching and research, preferably in a university system or similar institutions;
  • Successful candidates should be able to develop new programmes, conduct research independently and have proven supervisory and administrative capabilities and must also show evidence of acceptable scholarly publications in reputable National and International journals;
  • Computer knowledge and application are mandatory;
  • candidates are expected to have good knowledgeable about the operation of a university system; and
  • Membership of professional bodies (where applicable) is an added advantage
3.1.4     Lecturer I
  • Candidates should possess Master’s Degree from a recognized institution in any of the following areas: Sociology, Criminology, Security Studies, Peace and Conflict Resolution, Intelligence, Mass Communication, Management, Accounting, Business Administration, Taxation, Finance, Investment Management, Securities and Investment Management, Political Science, International Relations and Diplomacy OR related areas of specialization, with at least three years post qualification experience and should demonstrate ability to carry out research in their areas of expertise.
  • Possession of a PhD is an added advantage
  • Computer knowledge and application are mandatory; and
  • Membership of professional bodies (where applicable) is an added advantage
3.1.5  Lecturer II
  • Candidates should possess Master’s Degree in relevant areas with at least two (2) years Teaching/Research
  • Computer knowledge and application are mandatory; and
  • Membership of professional bodies (where applicable) is an added advantage
3.1.6     Assistant Lecturer
  • Candidates should possess Master’s Degree in relevant areas with at least one (1) year Teaching/Research
  • Computer knowledge and application are mandatory; and
  • Membership of professional bodies (where applicable) is an added advantage

3.2           Faculty of Science and Computing

  • Professor
    • Candidates should possess PhD from a recognized institution in any of the following areas: Computer Science, ICT, Cybersecurity, Software Engineering, Physics, Electronics, Forensic Science OR related areas of specialization, with at least twelve (12) years of cognate experience in teaching and research, preferably in a university system or similar institutions;
    • Successful candidates should be able to develop new programmes, conduct research independently and have proven supervisory and administrative capabilities and must also show evidence of acceptable scholarly publications in reputable National and International journals;
    • Candidates are expected to have fair knowledge about the operation of a university system; and
    • Membership of professional bodies (where applicable) is an added advantage
3.2.2  Associate Professor
  • Candidates should possess PhD from a recognized institution in any of the following areas: Computer Science, ICT, Cybersecurity, Software Engineering, Physics, Electronics, Forensic Science OR related areas of specialization, with at least ten (10) years of cognate experience in teaching and research, preferably in a university system or similar institutions;
  • Successful candidates should be able to develop new programmes, conduct research independently and have proven supervisory and administrative capabilities and must also show evidence of acceptable scholarly publications in reputable National and International journals;
  • Candidates are expected to have fair knowledge about the operation of a university system; and membership of professional bodies (where applicable) is an added advantage.
3.2.3     Senior Lecturer
  • Candidates should possess PhD from a recognized institution in any of the following areas: Computer Science, ICT, Cybersecurity, Software Engineering, Physics, Electronics, Forensic Science OR related areas of specialization, with at least seven (7) years of cognate experience in teaching and research, preferably in a university system or similar institutions;
  • Successful candidates should be able to develop new programmes, conduct research independently and have proven supervisory and administrative capabilities and must also show evidence of acceptable scholarly publications in reputable National and International journals;
  • Candidates are expected to have fair knowledge about the operation of a university system; and
  • Membership of professional bodies (where applicable) is an added advantage
3.2.4     Lecturer I
  • Candidates should possess Master’s Degree from a recognized institution in any of the following areas: Computer Science, ICT, Cybersecurity, Software Engineering, Physics, Electronics, Forensic Science OR related areas of specialization with at least five (5) years cognate experience and should demonstrate ability to carry out research in their areas of specialization.
  • Possession of a PhD is an added advantage
  • Membership of professional bodies (where applicable) is also an added advantage
3.2.5     Lecturer II
  • Candidates should possess Master’s Degree in relevant areas with at least two (2) years Teaching/Research experience
  • Membership of professional bodies (where applicable) is an added advantage
3.2.6     Assistant Lecturer
  • Candidates should possess Master’s Degree in relevant areas with at least one (1) year Teaching/Research experience
  • Membership of professional bodies (where applicable) is an added advantage
3.2.7  Science Laboratory Technologist I

A candidate shall possess any of the following requirements:

  • A HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in relevant area obtained from a recognized institution, and evidence of computer literacy, plus a minimum of 3 years relevant experience, OR
  • A minimum of Third Class degree in a relevant area obtained from a recognized institution, and evidence of Computer Literacy, plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant

In addition to (a) or (b) above, a candidate will be subjected to a competency examination and interview.

               Registry Department

 Senior Administrative Officer/Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor

Candidate shall possess any of the following requirements:

  1. M. degree obtained from a recognized institution, NYSC Certificate and evidence of Computer Literacy, plus at least 3 years post qualification experience, preferably in the administrative cadre of any public/private university or similar institutions.
  2. A Master’s degree in Humanities obtained from a recognized institution and evidence of Computer Literacy, plus at least 3 years post qualification experience, preferably in the administrative cadre of any public/private university or similar

Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail is a requirement. Proficiency in written and oral English is an added advantage.

Candidate shall be subjected to an interview that may require writing and ICT competency examination.

                         Administrative Officer I

Candidate shall possess any of the following requirements:

  1. A Master’s degree in Humanities obtained from a recognized institution and evidence of Computer Literacy.
  2. B. with a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) obtained from a recognized institution and evidence of Computer Literacy.
  3. A minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree in Humanities obtained from a recognized institution and evidence of Computer Literacy with a minimum of 2 years relevant

Proficiency in written and oral English is a requirement. Candidate shall be subjected to an interview that may require a writing competency examination.

3.3.3. Administrative Assistant

Candidate should possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree in Humanities or any other qualification approved by the Rayhaan University obtained from a recognized institution, NYSC Certificate and evidence of Computer Literacy. Candidate shall be subjected to interview that may require writing and ICT competency examination.

Clerical Officer/Senior Clerical Officer/Assistant Executive Officer/Confidential Secretary

  • For Senior Clerical Officer/Assistant Executive Officer, a candidate should possess a Diploma in Office Management, Public Administration or equivalent.
  • For Confidential Secretary, candidate should possess a minimum of Diploma in Office Management or equivalent, plus at least 80/35 WPM certification
  • For Clerical Officer, candidate should possess a minimum of a certificate in office management or
               Bursary Department

 Accountant I

Candidate shall possess any of the following requirements:

  1. Master’s degree in Accounting & Finance obtained from a recognized institution; or
  2. A minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree in Accounting & Finance obtained from a recognized institution; plus at least two (2) years cognate

In addition to a) or b) above, evidence of Computer Literacy is mandatory. Possession of any professional qualification in Accounting (ICAN, ANAN, ACCA, CPA, etc.) is an added advantage.

Candidate shall also be subjected to interview that may require writing competency examination.

Clerical Officer (Accounts)/Senior Clerical Officer (Accounts)/Assistant Executive Officer (Accounts)
  1. For Clerical Officer (Accounts), candidate should possess a minimum of certificate in Accounting and Auditing or equivalent;
  2. For Senior Clerical Officer/Assistant Executive Officer (Accounts) candidate should possess a minimum of Diploma in Accounting and Auditing or its

In addition to a) or b) above, evidence of computer literacy and proficiency is mandatory. Candidate shall also be subjected to interview that may require writing competency examination and computer literacy.

               University Library

Senior Library Officer

Candidate shall possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree in Library and Information Science, Library Science Management or equivalent obtained from a recognized institution, plus a minimum of 3 years cognate experience.

Candidate shall be subjected to interview that may require writing competency examination.

Higher Library Officer

Candidate shall possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree in Library and Information Science, Library Science Management or HND in Library Science or equivalent obtained from a recognized institution, and be conversant in Information Technology (IT). ICT competency is compulsory.

Library Officer

Candidate shall possess a minimum of Diploma in Library and Information Science Management, Library Science or equivalent obtained from a recognized institution and evidence of Computer Literacy.

Candidate shall be subjected to interview that may require writing competency examination.

University Health Centre (Clinic)

Medical Officer

Candidate shall possess MBBS degree obtained from a recognized institution, a minimum of one year internship training, NYSC Certificate, full registration with Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) and evidence of Computer Literacy.

Candidate shall be subjected to interview that may require writing and ICT competency examination.

Staff Nurse (Nursing Officer II)

Candidate shall possess registered Nurse certification plus full registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) and evidence of Computer Literacy.

Candidate shall be subjected to interview that may require writing competency examination.

Medical Laboratory Scientist II

A candidate shall possess any of the following requirements:

  • A HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in Medical Laboratory Sciences or relevant areas obtained from a recognized institution and evidence of Computer Literacy; plus at least one-year relevant
  • A degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences or any other relevant degree obtained from a recognized institution, and evidence of Computer Literacy; plus at least one- year relevant

In addition to (a) and (b) above, a candidate shall be subjected to an interview that may require writing competency examination.

Laboratory Technician

A candidate shall possess OND in relevant area obtained from a recognized institution and be conversant with knowledge of Information Technology (IT).

Pharmacy Technician

A candidate shall possess any of the following requirements:

  • A OND in Pharmaceutical Studies obtained from a recognised institution and be conversant with Information Technology (IT).
  • A Pharmacy Technician Certificate obtained from a recognized institution, Registration with the Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria (PCN) and be conversant with Information Technology (IT).

In addition to (a) or (b) above, a candidate will be subjected to a competency examination and an interview.

               Directorate of Information & Communication Technology

Network Engineer

A candidate shall possess any of the following requirements:

  1. Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or any relevant discipline with a minimum of second class lower division obtained from a recognized University with at least two (2) years relevant experience in networking, or
  2. Any relevant and recognised entry-level network certifications such as CISCO, HUAWEI, Mikrotik, with at least two (2) years relevant experience in networking

In addition to (a) or (b) above, a candidate will be subjected to competency examination and an interview.

 Software Developer

A candidate shall possess any of the following requirements:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or any relevant discipline with a minimum of second class lower division obtained from a recognized University with at least two (2) years relevant experience in software development, or
  • Any relevant and recognised entry-level software certifications such as IEEE’s Certified Software Developer, Microsoft Certified Software Developer, etc with at least two (2) years relevant experience in software
Computer Operator (Laboratory Technician)

A candidate shall possess a minimum of a 2 year recognized Diploma in computer science or any relevant professional certification in related areas obtained from a recognized certification body, plus three (3) years relevant working experience.

              Academic Planning Unit Academic Planning Officer I

A candidate should possess any of the following qualification:

  • Master’s degree in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Education Administration and Planning or any related area obtained from a recognized institution with at least three (3) years post qualification cognate experience, plus evidence of Computer literacy.
  • First Degree not below second class honours (lower division) in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Education Administration and Planning or any related area obtained from a recognized institution, with at least five (5) years post qualification cognate experience, plus evidence of Computer literacy.

In addition to a) or b) above, a candidate shall be subjected to an interview that may require writing competency examination.

               Internal Control (Audit) Unit:

Internal Control Officer I

A candidate shall possess any of the following requirements:

  • A minimum of Second Class Honours degree (Lower Division) in Accounting and Professional Qualification in Accounting obtained through qualifying examination (ICAN, ANAN, ACCA, CPA) and evidence of Computer Literacy;
  • A Master’s degree in Accounting obtained from a recognized institution, and evidence of Computer Literacy;
  • A minimum of minimum of Second Class Honours degree (lower division) in Accounting obtained from a recognized institution and evidence of Computer Literacy with a minimum of 3 years relevant post-graduation

In addition to a), (b) and c) above, a candidate shall be subjected to an interview that may require writing competency examination, computer literacy.

4.  METHOD OF APPLICATION

Interested and qualified candidates, who meet the conditions as stated above should CLICK HERE and follow the instructions to apply.

Applicants are advised to request their referees to send their reports to the following emails: recruitment@rayhaanuniv.edu.ng and info@rayhaanuniv.edu.ng

5.  CLOSING

Submissions for application will close on the 23rd of Novermber 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further inquiry, please send an email to info@rayhaanuniv.edu.ng

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