Delta State University – The post of the Bursar, Delta State University is presently vacant. In accordance with the provision of the Delta State University, the position is hereby advertised for interested persons to apply, Interested applicants are requested to note the following:
We therefore wish to recast the portion of Qualifications and Experience to read:
The University Bursar, who is the Head of the Bursary Department, should have a Bachelor of Science Degree or its equivalent in Accounting. In addition, the candidate should possess ACCA or ACA or ACMA or ANAN plus 18 years post qualification experience, most of which (12 years) must be within a University Bursary. A postgraduate degree will be an added advantage. The candidate must also possess a record of good health and adequate leadership experience as well as high level of competence, integrity and dependability. The person must be computer literate. Candidates below the rank of Deputy Bursar in a University need not apply.
Consequent upon this new development, the closing date for the submission of Applications which was originally 20th October 2016 has now been extended to Monday, October 31 2016.
- The University
The Delta State University was established on 30th April, 1992 to encourage the advancement of learning throughout the State and Nigeria at large and to hold out to all persons, without distinction of race, creed or sex the opportunity of acquiring a liberal education.
The Bursar is the Chief Financial Officer of the University and shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the University.
- Qualification and Experience
The University Bursar, who is the Head of the Bursary Department, should have a Bachelor of Science Degree or its equivalent in Accountancy qualification. In addition the candidate should possess ACCA or ACA or ACMA plus 18 years post qualification experience, most of which (12 years) must be within a University Bursary. A Postgraduate degree will be an added advantage. The candidate must also possess a record of good health and adequate leadership experience as well as high degree of competence, integrity and dependability. The person must be computer literate. Candidates below the rank of Deputy Bursar in a University need not apply.
- Salary Scale (New Consolidated Salary Structure) CONUSS 15
- Condition of Service
The appointment shall be for a single tenure of five (5) years on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment. Other allowances and fringe benefits are as applicable in the Nigerian University System.
The candidate must not be more than 60 years of age at the time of assumption of office.
- Method of Application for the Post
Interested candidates are required to forward 25 copies of typewritten applications and Curriculum Vitae accompanied with photocopies of their certificates and relevant credentials to:
Delta State University,
P.M.B. 1, Abraka,
- Closing Date
Not later than four (4) weeks, from the date of publication of this advertisement, in any case, not later than
20th October, 2016 Monday, October 31 2016. . Late application will not be entertained.
Candidates are required to give the following information: Full Names (Surname first). Date and Place of Birth, Nationality, State of Origin, Local Government of Origin, Permanent Home Address, Current Contact Address, Marital Status, Number of Children (with dates of birth). Educational institutions attended with dates, Qualifications obtained (with dates), Details of Previous and Present Appointments, Publications (if any/where applicable), Extra-Curricula Activities and Names and Addresses of three Referees.
Candidates should also request their referees to send reports on them under confidential cover, direct to the Registrar from whom further details may be obtained.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.