University of Maiduguri Job Recruitment

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The University of Maiduguri was created in 1975 as one of the second-generation Universities, which formed part of the programmes of the Third National Development plan (1975-80) by the then Federal Military Government. At inception, the university did not have physical structures of its own, but in April 1976 it inherited the premises owned by the former North East College of Arts and Science (NECAS).

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Applications are invited for the position below:


University of Maiduguri Job Recruitment



Job Title: Chief Security Officer (CSO)

Location: Maiduguri, Borno


  • The Chief Security Officer shall be responsible to the Vice- Chancellor for coordination of security in the University.

Candidate for the post must possess the following qualifications:

  • Should be a retired Police Officer not below the rank of Superintendent of Police or its equivalent in the Nigerian Army, Navy or State Security Service.
  • Degree in Law (LLB) or B.Sc. Sociology or other related disciplines with NYSC/exemption certificate will be an added advantage.
  • The candidate should be a member of a relevant chartered professional body.
  • The candidate should have a proven record of integrity, discipline and must be physically fit.
  • Experience in security management in a tertiary institution is an added advantage.

Duration of Appointment

  • The appointment shall be a two (2) year contract appointment and may be renewed subject to satisfactory performance.
  • Other conditions of service are similar to those obtained in institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.


Application Closing Date
26th April, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward ten (10) copies of their Curriculum Vitae which should contain the following:

  • Name in full
  • State of Origin
  • Place and date of birth
  • Home address
  • Present postal address
  • Nationality
  • Marital status
  • Number and ages of children
  • Educational institutions attended with dates
  • Academic and professional qualifications obtained with dates
  • Present employment, rank and salary, if any
  • Statement of experience including full details of former and present post
  • Names and addresses of three referees.

Applications are to be addressed and submitted in a sealed envelope to:
The Registrar,
University of Maiduguri,
P.M.B. 1069,
Maiduguri, Borno State.

Note: Candidates should request their referees to send confidential reports on them under separate cover to the Registrar.





Job Title: Vice-Chancellor

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Job Description

  • The Vice Chancellor shall be the Chief Executive and Academic Officer of the University and shall exercise general supervision over the University.
  • He/She shall be the Chairman of Senate and ex-officio member of the Governing Council and shall be responsible to Council for the day-to-day management of the human, financial and material resources of the University.

Qualities of the Applicant for the Post
Applicants for the post of the Vice-Chancellor should possess the following:

  • Be a distinguished Professor with demonstrated ability to provide exemplary academic leadership and proven management capacity;
  • A proven track record of scholarship at national and international levels;
  • Must have good understanding of the vision and mission of the University of Maiduguri;
  • Innovative, capable of inspiring advancement of learning and commitment to providing effective leadership; (v) Capacity for prudent management of resources;
  • Cognate administrative experience;
  • Track records that command the respect and loyalty of members of staff and students of the University of Maiduguri;
  • Ability to foster the integration of all without discrimination based on race, color, ethnicity, gender, religious and other acts of intolerance;
  • Sound moral and unquestionable integrity and probity
  • Sound state of health;
  • Proficiency in Information Communication Technology (ICT);
  • Ability to generate and attract funds.


  • The appointment shall be for a single term of five (5) years only.

Age of Applicants:

  • Eligible candidates should not be more than sixty-five (65) years old at the time of assumption of office.

Conditions of Service
Shall be as applicable to the post of Vice-Chancellor in Nigerian Federal Universities.

Application Closing Date
26th April, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward soft copies (compact disc), thirty (30) hard copies of comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) and photocopies of certificates duly signed and dated by the candidate in a sealed envelope marked at the top left corner “Application for the Post of Vice-Chancellor” to:
The Registrar and Secretary to Council,
University of Maiduguri,
P.M.B. 1069, Maiduguri,
Borno State, Nigeria.

Candidates should submit:

  • Three (3) referee reports, one of which must be from the candidate’s present or former Head of Department.
  • Thirty (30) copies of a statement of the candidate’s vision (of not more than 1000 words) for the University of Maiduguri


  • This vacancy announcement for the post of Vice-Chancellor of the University of Maiduguri supercedes that which appeared in the Daily Trust Newspaper of Friday; February 23rd, 2024 and Vanguard Newspaper of Monday; February 26th, 2024, respectively.

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