Nasarawa State University,Keffi

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The Nasarawa State University, Keffi was established under Nasarawa State law No. 2 of 2001 as passed by the State House of Assembly to encourage the advancement of learning. Located in Keffi town, the University caters for both full time and part time students. The University today has seven faculties, 54 academic programmes, a Postgraduate School, Institutes, centres and Schools. The University is run under three campuses, main campus in Keffi, Pyanku campus and Shabu-Lafia Campus.


Job Description

The Bursar is a Principal Officer and as the Chief Financial Officer of the University, is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the University.


The Candidates

  • For the vacant post, the University seeks candidates with vision, proven academic distinction, managerial ability, integrity and transparency in private and public life.
  • The right candidate should also have ability to develop linkages with the external communities to support the emerging needs of the University, command respect and engender cooperation and loyalty of staff and students of the University.
  • He/she must fully understand the complexity of a University system and must be able to utilize its human resources to attain a world class University system; must enjoy good physical and mental health; must be computer literate/ICT compliant and not older than sixty (60) years as at 1st March, 2017.


Qualification and Experience

  • Candidates must possess a good honours degree in Accountancy or related discipline as well as professionally recognized Accountancy qualifications eg. ACMA, ACA, CPA, ACA, CNA, Possession of higher degree will be an advantage.
  • The candidate should have at least (15) years of post graduation experience and ten (10) years after professional qualification(s).
  • In addition, the candidate must have at least ten (10) years relevant experience in a senior management position preferably in a University or comparable institute and not below the rank of Deputy Bursar.


Salary and Condition of Service

The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Registrar of all Nigerian Federal Universities and as may be determined from time to time by the Nasarawa State Government/Governing Council as appropriate.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should apply with 30 copies of their of their detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) providing information on the following:

  • Full Name
  • Place and Date of Birth
  • Nationality
  • Marital Status.
  • Number and Ages of Children
  • Permanent Home Address
  • Degrees (including Dates/Class and Institutions) and/or any other qualification and distinctions. (Photocopies of Certificates to be attached)
  • Statement of Experience including full details of former and present posts.
  • Vision for the University in the next five (5) years with particular reference to the Registry as it applies (not more than 500 words).
  • Other activities outside current employment.
  • Proposed date of availability for duties, if appointed.


Submission of Application

All applications are to be submitted under CONFIDENTIAL cover with the envelope marked "Post of Registrar, NSUK" and addressed to:

The Vice-Chancellor, 

Nasarawa State University, 


Nasarawa State.

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Nasarawa State University,Keffi

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Accounting / Audit / Tax

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience