Rector at Federal Polytechnic Ekowe – TDPel Jobs
The Federal Polytechnic, Ekowe Bayelsa State was established in 2009 by the Federal Government of Nigeria under the Polytechnic Act of 1990 as amended under the administration of Late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua.
The Polytechnic Campus is cited along River Nun in Ekowe Community, Southern – Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. Federal Polytechnic Ekowe is accessible only by water transport.
The Institution beacme the first federal higher institution in the state.
Dr. Ineye Douglas Ekpebu was appointed as the Pioneer Rector in 2009. He piloted the affairs of the Polytechnic till his tenure expiration in January 2014. A veteran achiever and an excellent goal getter he has proactively brought the Institution to a great standardJob Description
The Rector is the Chief Academic, Administrative and Accounting Officer of the Polytechnic, and has power to exercise general authority over both the staff and students and he is also responsible for discipline in the Polytechnic, subject to the general control of the Governing Council.
In addition to proven Management and leadership experience, the successful candidate must have a demonstrable passion for academic endeavours and must also be credible.
Qualifications and Qualities
The Candidate for the post is expected to possess the following qualification and qualities:
Must hold at least a Master’s Degree, but preferably a Doctorate Degree from a recognized Institution in any of the disciplines offered in the Polytechnic.
Must be a Chief Lecturer from the Polytechnic Sector.
Must not be more than fifty-nine (59) years of age as at the time of assumption of duty.
Must demonstrate evidence of strong Academic and Administrative leadership, initiative and creativity in policy formulation, good human relations, and positive managerial attributes.
Must provide evidence of membership of reputable professional body/bodies in Nigeria.
Must provide evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals as well as presentation of invited papers at educational conferences, seminars and workshops.
Must be able to attract research grants and development facilities to the Polytechnic.
Must be a person with initiative and vision with the capacity to sustain the accelerated pace of development of the Polytechnic even under financial and other challenging constraints.
Must be fair-minded and dynamic individual with an impeccable reputation.
Must be a person who is not likely to pursue racial, ethical, gender, political, religious or other sectional interest.
Must be morally sound, of impeccable character and free from financial embarrassment.
Must enjoy excellent physical and mental health (with evidence from a Government Hospital).
Must be proficient in Information & Communication Technology (ICT).
Terms of Appointment / Condition of Service
The Appointment is for a single tenure of five (5) years.
The Salary is consolidated and the appointee shall enjoy other benefits of the office as may be approved from time-to-time by the Federal Government
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