Registrar at The Technical University Ibadan (Tech-U)

The Technical University Ibadan (Tech-U) is a newly licensed tertiary institution, an initiative of the Oyo State Government of Nigeria. It is founded on the principle of unique innovation, research collaboration, exceptional service, integrity, excellence, and the uplifting of human condition. We are therefore committed to the efficient and responsible use of science, technology, engineering, and innovation in solving societal problems, while maintaining a culture of entrepreneurship anchored on quality programs that are responsive and financially suitable.Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:Job Title: RegistrarBrief on Oyo StateOyo State is located in the South-West geopolitical zone of Nigeria. Created in 1976 on the official creation of more States in Nigeria, it is made up of cosmopolitan ethnic composition, with a total of 27,249sq km of land and official population of 5,591,589 (2006 Census) comprising 2,809,840 males and 2,781,749 females, a higher percentage of which are youths.Oyo State today boasts of about 10,000,000 inhabitants. With its 33 Local Governments and 35 Local Council Development Authorities, Oyo State is the most urbanized of Nigeria’s States. It is peopled by very enlightened and highly educated elites being a fallout of the free education scheme of the earlier administrations. It remains the intellectual capital of the nation having nested the premier University in Nigeria.Oyo State is a very special place with a rich history of excellence and ground-breaking achievements in Africa. The first TV Station, standardized stadium and university medical school in Africa are all in Oyo State. It has as a matter of critical necessity set out to produce fresh sets of technical hands, entrepreneurs, innovators and provide blue collar jobs. It is in this quest to tap into our latent strengths to rebuild our education structure that the Technical University was conceived.VisionOur vision is Global, and we aim to be a world-class institution that is fully grounded in entrepreneurial practices, unique innovation, sustainability science, and commitment to International best practices.MissionOur mission is to cultivate a cadre of technical professionals, with requisite entrepreneurial skills, capable of creating jobs and employment. This will be done by imparting.sound theoretical knowledge, and practical skills in various trades and disciplines to students, In this regard, our focus Is to provide the training and learning environment that produce exceptional graduates who are socially conscious and technically competent.Tech-U is committed to offering degree programs of international standard through collaboration with international institutions, among others, while appreciating the need for a phased development to reach the desired goal through such international partnership.Job DescriptionThe University Registrar is the official chief administrative executive of the institution whose purview shall include the mandatory management of personnel, students and other related ancillary functions.He/she shall be the custodian of the academic records of all enrolled students.Tech-U seeks an individual who will provide the vision and leadership to enhance the academic records management enterprises, and to effectively manage the institution s administrative teamThe University Registrar is charged with bringing technology based deficiencies to institutional record keeping at all levels and taking responsibility for the accuracy and integrity of degree granting.ResponsibilitiesTo provide quality student service, which focuses on the students as the centre of the universe, in the area of registration, tuition assessment and academic records, and to ensure the confidentiality and accuracy of student records.To coordinate the student Information System, conduct Preregistration, Completion, Registration and Drop/Add:Coordinate the Student Information System and new student technology initiatives for the Main Campus and across the UniversityEnsure compliance with Student Record policyRecord transfer credit, advanced placement, study abroad work, thesis titles, comprehensive examination results and grade changesCharge (and credit) tuition and associated feesAssign operator security profiles to Student Records users and monitor the system to prevent unauthorized access to computer recordsRegister and report grades students, including the credits from the partnership institutionsTo demonstrate the University’s commitment to thoughtful treatment of its students, past and present, through the timeliness and accuracy of the transcripting system:Produce official student lists, reports, statisticsPublish the Student DirectoryValidate ID cardsCertify student enrolmentProcess ID number changes, changes of school, name and addressInterpret & enforce academic regulationsCollect grades from facultyRecord grades, produce and mail grade reportsProduce Rank-in-class reportsMonitor lists of graduatesRank undergraduates for graduationOrganize student participation in Commencement.To produce class and examination schedules which, as much as possible; serve the needs and preferences of faculty and students and to insure that the condition of the classrooms meets the needs of quality instruction. To assist the faculty in its teaching through the administration of the teacher evaluation process.Prepare, publish, distribute class and examination schedules:Assign classrooms: all semestersReserve classrooms for special meetings, etc.Monitor classroom conditionsPlan for provision of a sufficient number of technologically sophisticated and aesthetically-pleasing general purpose classrooms.Plan and direct classroom improvement projects.Administer the Teacher Evaluation SystemPlan and coordinate the Schedule of Classes to insure that all curricular needs are met while responding to the preferences of faculty and students. 

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