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How to Become the Next Registrar of UNIJOS

Written by on December 24, 2021

In accordance with the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amended) Act 2003, the Governing Council of the University of Jos have called on interested and qualified individuals to apply for the role of the University’s registrar.

The Registrar is the Chief Administrative Officer of the University and is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administrative work of the University and is also the Secretary to the Governing Council, the Senate, Congregation and Convocation.

Candidates must possess a minimum of first degree from a recognized university with a minimum of 15 years post qualification experience in administrative capacities preferably in a University. Candidates must be serving officers, not below the rank of Deputy Registrar. Possession of relevant higher degrees or postgraduate provisional qualifications in Institutional Management or other related disciplines will be an added advantage.  Candidates must not be above the age of sixty (60) years on the 23rd June 2022.

The appointment shall be for a single tenure of five (5) years. Salary and other benefits shall be as approved by the Federal Government and the Governing Council of the University of Jos.

How to apply:

Interested applicants for the post should forward fifteen (15) copies of their typed applications, detailed Curriculum Vitae and photocopies of credentials duly signed and dated to:

The Vice-Chancellor

University of Jos

P.M.B. 2084

Jos, Plateau State

Post Code 930001 Nigeria

The applications should bear “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF REGISTRAR” and be submitted under confidential cover to the Vice-Chancellor at the address above. Candidates should note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

According to a press release by the management, candidates should also include the names and addresses of three (3) referees who must be in a position to attest to the applicant’s character, professional and administrative abilities. Candidates should request their referees to send the confidential reports in a sealed envelope marked; “Post of Registrar: Referees Report” at the top left-hand corner of the envelope to be sent to the aforementioned address.

Applications and referees’ reports should reach the Vice-Chancellor no later than six (6) weeks from the date of this advertisement.

For more information, contact: Professor Tanko Ishaya, the Vice-Chancellor via vc@unijos.edu.ng


The University of Jos, a comprehensive public institution that started as the Jos Campus of the University of Ibadan in 1971 became a full-fledged University in 1975.

The University which is situated in Jos, capital of Plateau State, a city of a serene environment with a near temperate climate in Nigeria is very conducive for learning and research.

The vision of the University is to be a globally rated university providing an excellent educational experience with a high impact on society.

The University of Jos has contributed a lot to research and development of the needs of the community, solving various scientific, technological, environmental, socio-cultural, economic and other problems of the society. In the four decades of its existence, the University has built a reputation as one of the top-ranking research institutions in Africa; an effort which has made it win many international awards the latest being the World Bank African Centre for Excellence in Phytomedicine Research and Development.

The University has collaborated with many national and international institutions.  It has strong undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 15 Faculties with a population of 34,868 full-time undergraduate Students, 2,020 Non-NUC students and 2,437 full-time postgraduate students.

The University has a full-time academic staff strength of 1,798, senior technical staff of 638, senior administrative staff of 473, secretarial staff of 189 and junior staff of 992.


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