The Nigeria Police Academy came into being on the 15th March, 1988 from two temporary locations (Police College Kaduna, and Police Training School Chalawa, Kano). The Academy was upgraded to a degree awarding institution by the Federal Government in April, 2012. Subsequently, the National Universities Commission (NUC) recognized the Academy as the 37th Federal University and 124th University in the Nigerian university system, the same year. The degree programme started in September, 2013.The Academy, located at Kilometre 45 Kano - Maiduguri Road was established as a model security training institution, internationally respected for the quality of its training and the excellence of its academic standard. The Academy runs two programmes simultaneously (Academic and Professional Police training) leading to the award of a bachelor’s degree.Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:Job Title: Provost Location: Kano Job DescriptionThe Provost is the head of the Academic Wing of the Academy. S/he has the power to exercise authority over both staff and cadets on academic matters as the Chairman of the Senate.In addition to proven management and leadership experience, the successful candidate must have demonstrable passion for academic endeavour as well as value addition to the Academy.