Bursar Job at Kwara State University

Kwara State University, KWASU opens opportunity for suitably qualified members of the public to apply for the post of the university’s Bursar.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for appointment to the post of Bursar in the Kwara State University, Malete.


The Bursar, a Principal Officer, is the Chief Financial Officer of the University, responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the day-to- day administration and control of the financial affairs of the University. She/he should provide the University Management with appropriate advice and support for all of the institution’s financial transactions including investments.


Candidates should possess a good (Honours ) Degree in Accounting from a recognized University and must be a member of at least one of the under listed professional bodies:

a)     Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

b)     Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)

c)      Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA)

d)     Chartered Institute of Cost and Management Accountants (ICMA)

Candidates must have a clear understanding of the roles and nature of the Bursary Department in a University of the new global century and he/she must be Information and Communication Technology (ICT) compliant. Candidate must command respect and have the ability to provide leadership.


The candidate must not currently be lower than the rank of a Deputy Bursar and must have a minimum of Twelve (12) years cognate experience, five (5) of which must have been spent in Nigeria University system.


The successful candidate will be entitled to the salary and other conditions of service as are applicable to the Bursar in a Federal University in Nigeria.

D.        TENURE

The duration of appointment of University Bursar is for a single term of five (5) years in the first instance with eligibility for re-appointment for a second and final term of five (5) years.

            Method of Application

Interested applicants should submit twenty copies (20) copies each of their applications, and current comprehensive Curriculum Vitae attaching copies of relevant credentials. The Curriculum Vitae should contain the following:

Full name (Surname Last in Block Letters)

Post Applied for

Marital Status

Number of Children and their ages

Place and Date of Birth

Nationality and State of Origin (if Nigerian)

Local Government Area

Contact address

Permanent Home address

GSM Numbers and e-mail address

Institution(s) attended with dates

Academic and Professional qualifications obtained with dates

Working Experience with dates

Present Employment status, salary and employer

Extra Curricula Activities

Names and Addresses of three (3) referees (two of whom must be professionals or authorities in relevant fields) who must be requested by the applicant to forward Confidential Reports on them directly to the Registrar, indicating the post applied for.

All applications should be forwarded under confidential cover in an envelope sealed and marked “POST OF BURSAR” at the top right corner and addressed to the Registrar, Kwara State University, Malete P.M.B 1530, Ilorin. Kwara State.

The post applied for should be indicated in the left hand corner of the sealed envelope containing the application.

Closing Date

All applications and referees’ reports should be submitted not later than four (4) weeks from the date of this publication. Only the applications of shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

Note: Publication date is August 20, 2014.

MSG Team

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