Vice-Chancellor at Azman University, Kano


About "Azman University, Kano "

Azman University, Kano obtained its provisional license to operate as a Private University on 15th May, 2023. The University is deeply committed to realizing its dream of a world-class status where research and innovations are the order of the day. Her philosophy is strictly guided by the desire to raise problem solvers for the nation through the production of highly skilled and motivated graduates. This informed the decision of the Governing Council to recruit carefully selected and competent Management Staff with commendable pedigree and international flavor for academic disciplines to ensure that the students are given the best attention and proper guidance throughout their stay at Azman University.

The vision of Azman University is to be a world-class institution for human capital development, innovation, and research in health sciences, social and management sciences, agriculture, engineering, aviation, arts, and humanities. The mission of Azman University is ‘to produce highly skilled and sought-after graduates and professionals through innovative research and education, using state-of-the-art technologies.

Having received the necessary approval from the Federal Executive Council, Azman University Governing Council hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

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Job Description

  • Provide leadership and direction to the University through policy foundation, development and implementation to ensure accountability and responsibility for efficient and effective compliance with the University Law, statutes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures;
  • Be the designated officer in respect of funding provided to the University by the Proprietor and other sources of fund in the University;
  • Promote and advance the vision, mission and objects of the University:
  • Take a proactive role in facilitating and encouraging cooperation and collaboration among all organs of the University:
  • Ensure activities of the institution support the strategic plan of the University:
  • Prepare annual estimates of income and expenditure in line with the strategic plans of the University;
  • Manage resources within the approved estimates in accordance with the provisions of the law and statutes of the University;
  • Undertake any other duties that may be assigned or referred to him by the Governing Council.

Job Requirement

  • Applicants for the position of Vice-Chancellor, Azman University, Kano must be distinguished scholars with outstanding academic and administrative records.
  • He/she must be a proven manager of human and material resources. Specifically, the candidate should be a Professor of not less than five (5) years standing by the time of assumption and must have worked in university system for an uninterrupted period of 10 years with ability to provide academic and administrative leadership for the University.
  • Have a good understanding of the vision and mission of the University.
  • Be of a strong academic standing as evidenced by the publications of books and research in high impact journals.
  • Be able to attract research grants and complimentary funds from local and international agencies, and uplift the academic status of the University.
  • Possess personal integrity in the management of funds and be able to deploy financial resources as appropriate within the context of the University’s strategic plan.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal and team building skills and possess the ability to build bridges between staff, students and members of the University Community and its stakeholders.
  • Have demonstrable abilities to establish and maintain partnerships with local, international, government and non-governmental agencies and organizations.
  • Be an individual who is likely to command the respect as well as the loyalty of members of staff and the University Community.
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to attract, motivate and retain highly skilled and talented staff
  • Be able to exhibit entrepreneurial drive and ability to attract extra statutory funds and mobilize other resources for the development of the University
  • Have excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Should be in a position to ensure the enforcement of the University’s laws and regulations.
  • Be information and technology proficient and be committed to its use as a management tool and its development in the University programmes and services.
  • Be of excellent physical and mental health.
  • Must not be more than 65 years of age by the time of assumption

The Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for a single term of five (5) years and on such terms and conditions as may be specified in his/her instrument of appointment.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications, Curriculum Vitae, candidate’s Statement of Vision for the University for the next five years in not more than 1000 words and all other necessary credentials as attachment in PDF format to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.
Candidates are also required to submit fifteen (15) hard copies of their Applications, Curriculum Vitae and necessary credentials under confidential cover in a sealed envelope marked “Post of Vice Chancellor, Azman University, Kano” to:
Azman Group of Companies Head Office,
341, Mariri-kate Jido, Along Maiduguri Road,
Kano State, Nigeria.

Format of Curriculum Vitae
The following format should be used for preparation of Curriculum Vitae:

  • Full name with surname capitalized
  • Date of birth, town and state of origin
  • Nationality
  • Current postal address (including GSM number and email address)
  • Permanent home town address
  • Marital status
  • Institutions attended with dates
  • Academic qualifications (degrees with classes-copies of certificates to be enclosed)
  • Teaching, research, administrative and managerial experience
  • Academic distinction
  • Membership of academic and professional bodies
  • Scholarly publications, the link to Google Scholar, ORCID, SCOPUS and Research Gate
  • Names and addresses of three (3) referees who should be able to attest to the candidate’s academic and managerial abilities as well as his/her moral character and uprightness.

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  • Only qualified candidates will be requested to make themselves available for interview with the Selection Committee of the Governing Council.
  • Referees should be contacted by each candidate to submit signed electronic copies of confidential report in PDF format to the same email address stated above.


August 3, 2023
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