Kaduna Polytechnic


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Job Description

The Kaduna Polytechnic was established as Technical Institute in 1956 and became a full fledged Polytechnic in April, 1968 vide Decree No. 20 of the same year. The Institution was taken over by the Federal Government vide Decree No. 40 of 1991 and currently operate under the Federal Polytechnics Act, as amended in 2004.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Rector



  • The Rector is the Chief Academic, Administrative and Accounting Officer of the Polytechnic, who is charged with the general responsibility of all matters relating to the day to day management and operation of the Polytechnic.

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

Other Requirements


  • Have at least a Masters Degree from a recognized institution. Possession of a Ph.D will be an advantage.
  • Must be a Chief Lecturer with a minimum of five years experience on that rank from the Polytechnic system.
  • Have relevant qualifications and taught in an approved discipline available in the Institution.
  • Exhibit evidence of strong academic and administrative leadership.
  • Membership of professional body(ies).
  • Produce evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals as well as presentation of learned papers at educational conferences, seminars or workshops.
  • Must be proficient in Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
  • Demonstrate capacity to generate funds/research grants from donor agencies.
  • Provide evidence of medical fitness from a recognized hospital.
  • Be morally sound, of impeccable probity and integrity, free from financial embarrassment.
  • A successful candidate must not be more than 60 years of age at the time he/she assumes duty.

Terms of Appointment/Conditions of Service
The appointment is for an initial period of four (4) years and renewable subject to satisfactory performance for another four (4) years, and no more. The salary and other conditions of service are as approved by the Federal Government.

Method of Application
Interested candidates should forward fifteen (15) copies of their applications including photocopies of their certificates to the Registrar indicating:

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • State of origin and Local Government Area
  • Marital Status
  • Number and dates of birth of children
  • Permanent home address
  • Email address(es) and phone number(s)
  • Educational Institutions attended with dates
  • Qualifications with dates (Certified copies of Certificates to be attached)
  • Membership of professional bodies/associations
  • Professional qualifications with dates
  • Scholarly publications
  • Records of employment(s) and positions held
  • A short write-up of not more than 300 words of the applicant’s vision for Kaduna Polytechnic and Polytechnic education
  • Names and addresses of three referees

The applications should be submitted in sealed envelopes, labeled “Application for the Post of Rector, Kaduna Polytechnic”

Candidates should also request their referees to send confidential report on them in sealed envelopes labeled “Confidential Report” to:
The Registrar,
Kaduna Polytechnic,
P.M.B. 2021,
Tudun Wada, Main Campus,
Kaduna State.

Candidates will be required to produce originals of their certificates and other credentials at the interview.

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About Kaduna Polytechnic
The idea to start a Technical Institution in Northern Nigeria started as far back as 1951, which resulted into the establishment of Kaduna Technical Institute in 1956. The establishment of Technical Institute, Kaduna was as a result of the acceptance by the British Government on the recommendation of the Higher Education Commission, which suggested the upgrading of Yaba Higher College to Technical Institute and proposed Technical Institutes in Kaduna and Enugu. The Northern Nigeria Executive Cou...
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March 21, 2017
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May 1, 2017
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