Current Job Vacancies at Federal University Dutsin-Ma

Federal University Dutsin-Ma – In line with the directives of the Governing Council of Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State, given at its 11th meeting held on 26th and 27th ApriI, 2018, the Management of the University hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:



Job Title: Director, Procurement (DOP)
Location: Dutsin-Ma, Katsina

Job Description

  • Director Procurement is the Head of the Procurement Department answerable to the Vice-Chancellor and such other statutory bodies of the University as may be prescribed by law in all matters under procurement.

Duties include:

  • Advising on all matters relating to procurement;
  • Implementing all procurement requirements and plans of the University in line with the Public Procurement Act, 2007 and other relevant documents;
  • Heading and directing the Directorate of Procurement;
  • Secretary to some procurement committees; and,
  • Participating in drafting procurement documents.

The Person

  • Candidates for the job shall be visionary and dynamic.
  • They shall be adequately knowledgeable in the Public Procurement Act 2007 and other procurement regulations issued from time to time by the National Assembly and the Bureau for Public Procurement
  • They shall possess personal integrity and demonstrate transparency in their public and personal lives
  • They shall have excellent communication and negotiation skills, as well as a proven record of management capabilities.

Candidates shall possess:

  • Good honours Degree in Accounting, Social Sciences, Business Administration or Law from a recognized Institution (possession of Postgraduate and procurement certificates are added advantage;
  • NYSC Discharge Certificate or Certificate of Exemption or Certificate of Exclusion where applicable;
  • Membership registration of relevant professional bodies;
  • Attainment of the position of Assistant Director;
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years cognate experience, five (5) of which shall be in a senior position in a tertiary educational institution
  • Computer literacy with good knowledge of word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint packages.

Salaries and Conditions of Service

  • The salary and conditions of service for this position shall be as obtainable in the Federal Universities of Nigeria
  • The successful candidate would be engaged for an initial period of 5 years



Job Title: Director, University Security (DUS)
Location: Dutsin-Ma, Katsina


  • DUS is answerable to the Vice-Chancellor for the security of lives and property in the University and for peaceful conduct of academic and other businesses within the University.

He further performs the the following functions:

  • Advises the Management on security matters on daily or other regular basis;
  • Heads and gives direction to the security division;
  • Manages, trains and leads security personnel;
  • Enforces law and order within the university;
  • Liaises and cooperates with other security organisations outside the university on matters that have impact on the university security;
  • Provides security services at all university functions and occasions.

The Person

  • Prospective DUS must be security alert and conscious
  • He/she must have proven record of security strategizing, planning and organising
  • He/she must be capable of conceiving and implementing proactive/preemptive and reactive security strategies.


  • Must possess, at least a First Degree in any field of study;
  • Must have attained at least the rank of Lt. Colonel in the Nigerian Army or equivalent rank in the Para-military outfits;
  • Must have held commanding positions in the security outfit he/she served
  • Must have been in senior military or paramilitary position for no less than 20 years; and,
  • Must be computer literate.

Salaries and Conditions of Service

  • The salary and conditions of service for this position shall be as obtainable in the Federal Universities of Nigeria
  • The successful candidate would be engaged for an initial period of 5 years



Job Title: University Legal Officer (ULO)
Location: Dutsin-Ma, Katsina

  • The University Legal Officer is the Chief Legal Adviser to the University answerable to the Registrar

He specifically performs the following functions inter alia:

  • Advises the University on matters that relate to administration of justice, due process, procedure and University businesses
  • Interfaces between the University and the University external advocates
  • Draws and or vets memorandum of understanding between sections of the University and between the university and other organisations
  • Acts as secretary to some committees of the University;
  • Coordinates industrial relations and union matters within the University.


  • Bachelor of Law (LL.B) Degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower from a recognised university;
  • 10 years post-call, 5 of which must have been in a university or tertiary institution;
  • Call-to-bar Certificate;
  • National Youth Service Certificate or Certificate of Exemption;
  • Postgraduate Degree would be an added advantage; and
  • Computer literacy.

Salaries and Conditions of Service

  • The University Legal Officer would be on a salary scale of CONTISS 14
  • The successful candidate would be engaged on a permanent/pensionable basis.



How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit fifteen (15) sets of their Applications, Curriculum Vitae and photocopies of their credentials. The Curriculum Vitae should among other information include the following below:

  • Full Name (surname first in capital letters);
  • Position applied for;
  • Place and Date of Birth;
  • Nationality;
  • State of Origin & Local Government Area;
  • Permanent Home Address;
  • Present Postal Address/GSM Numbers/E-mail Address;
  • Marital Status;
  • Number and Ages of Children (if any);
  • Educational Institutions Attended with Dates;
  • Academic Qualifications obtained with Dates;
  • Professional Qualifications obtained with Dates;
  • Working experience including full details of former and present post(s), and pay grade levels history;
  • Honours/Distinctions if any;
  • Extra Curricular Activities;
  • Names and Addresses of three (3) Referees.

Applications should be addressed and submitted in sealed envelopes marked with the title of the rank being applied, to:
The Registrar,
Federal University Dutsin-Ma,
Katsina State.

Application Deadline 18th June, 2018.


  • Applicant should request their referees to write and submit a comprehensive confidential report under confidential cover directly to the Registrar
  • All referees must be persons who have, at one time or the other supervised the applicant in a formal work or study relationship, and one of them must be the Chief Executive of the last organisation where the applicant has worked or his representative if applicable.

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