Registrar Job in Nigeria

The Federal Polytechnic, Ukana is one of the Institutions established by the Federal Government of Nigeria in 2014. It is located in Ukana, Km 5, along Ikot Ekpene-Abak Road in Essien Udim Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State. The Federal Polytechnics (Amendment) Act 2019 gives legal backing to the establishment of the Institution. It operates on two Campuses, Main and the Annex with four (4) Schools. All the Academic Programmes of the Polytechnic have been accredited by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE). The Institution pride itself on modern infrastructural facilities and state-of -the-art equipment.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position below which will become vacant on 10th June, 2024:

Job Title: Registrar

Location: Ukana - Ikot Ekpene, Akwa-Ibom

Job Description

  • The Registrar is responsible to the Rector for the day-to-day administration of the Polytechnic and shall perform such other duties as the Governing Council or, as the case may be, the Rector may from time to time require him/her to do.
  • He/she is one of the Principal Officers of the Polytechnic.
  • He/she heads the Registry Department and is the custodian of Polytechnic documents.
  • He/she is the Secretary to Council, the Academic Board and any Standing Committee of the Council.

Qualifications and Experience
The candidate for the post must possess the following qualifications and qualities:

  • Holds a First Degree with a minimum of second class lower division or Higher National Diploma (HND) with at least a lower credit in Social Science, Education, Arts, Humanities and other related courses from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning.
  • Have a minimum of eighteen (18) years post qualification cognate experience for first degree and HND holders or Master's Degree in relevant discipline and a minimum of fifteen (15) years post qualification cognate experience or Doctorate degree (Ph.D) in relevant discipline with a minimum of twelve (12) years post qualification cognate experience, at least ten (10) years of which must have been gained in a Polytechnic or similar TVET Institution.
  • Registered member with relevant professional bodies recognized by the Federal Government;
  • Be currently on the rank of Deputy Registrar for a period NOT less than five [5] years in a Polytechnic or similar TVET Institution;
  • Proficient in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills and packages;
  • Be not more than fifty-nine (59) years of age as at 10 June, 2024 when the post will become vacant;
  • Demonstrate evidence of strong administrative leadership, initiative and creativity in administration policy formulation, good human relation and positive managerial attributes
  • Knowledgeable in the Public Service Rules and Regulations of the Polytechnic system;
  • Provide evidence of membership of professional body/bodies recognized by the Federal Government;
  • A person who is not likely to pursue, racial, gender, political, religious or the sectional interest;
  • Morally sound, of impeccable character, proven integrity and free from financial embarrassment; and
  • Physically and mentally fit (with evidence from a Government hospital).

Terms of Appointment and Conditions of Service

  • The appointment is for a single tenure of five(5) years in line with extant provisions.
  • The salary is consolidated and the appointees shall enjoy any other benefits attached to the positions of Principal Officers of the Polytechnic as approved by the Federal Government.

Application Closing Date
8th March, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit typed copies of their Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and attach photocopies of all relevant Documents to their applications (twenty copies), giving the details in the following order:

  • Full Names (Surname first and underlined)
  • Date and Place of Birth
  • State of Origin and Local Government Area
  • Nationality and how acquired
  • Marital Status
  • Current Postal Address including Phone Number and email Address
  • Educational Institutions attended with dates
  • Academic and Professional Qualifications obtained with dates
  • Membership of Professional Bodies / Associations
  • Honours and Distinctions (if any)
  • Academic / Scholarly publications
  • Conferences attended and papers presented with dates
  • Previous Employer(s) and Post(s) held with dates
  • Present Employment to include status, duties and any other relevant experience
  • Statement of own vision for the Polytechnic (20 copies)
  • Other activities outside current employment
  • Names and Addresses of three (3) Referees (Employer, Educational and Personal) who should be able to attest to the candidate's claim to high academic and managerial capabilities as well as to the candidate's notable uprightness.

Applications are to be submitted in a sealed envelope marked "APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF REGISTRAR" at the top left-hand corner addressed to:
The Registrar,
Federal Polytechnic, Ukana,
P.M.B. 2014,
Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State.


  • Referees (Employer, Educational and Personal) are to forward Confidential Reports directly to the Registrar, Federal Polytechnic, Ukana.
  • Applicants will be required to produce originals of their certificates and other relevant credentials if invited for interview, photocopies will not be accepted.