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The Kwara State College of education, Ilorin which has as its Motto: “EDUCATION FOR EXCELLENCE”, was established in September, 1974. It was then christened School of Education, and administered by the Kwara State College of Technology, Ilorin.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post below:

Job Title: Provost

Location: Kwara

Duration: 5 years only


  • The provost is the Chief Executive Officer of the College.
  • The successful candidate would be expected to provide the required academic, administrative and professional leadership for the College in the execution of the broad policies laid down for the achievement of the objectives for which the institution was established.
  • He/she shall foster good rapport with the relevant organs of the State Ministry of Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, State Ministry of Finance, Federal Ministry of Education (inspectorate Division in Kwara State, National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE) and other relevant professional and statutory bodies that could lead to the attainment of the College desired goals.
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements


  • Candidates should possess a Higher Degree from a recognized university preferably a Ph.D in a field relevant to at least one programme in the College. The possession of a Professional Teaching Qualification (Minimum: a first degree in Education or a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) is mandatory).
  • Candidates must have a minimum of fifteen (15) years post qualification cognate experience and must not be below the rank of Chief Lecturer in a College of Education or a Senior Lecturer or a Reader/Associate professor in a University or equivalent institution.
  • Candidates must show evidence of good track record in result oriented researches reaching high National and international levels in their research achievements.
  • Candidates must be of good conduct, possess sense of discipline, dedication. drive, resourcefulness and be able to command the respect and loyalty of members of staff and the students of the College.
  • Candidates must be able to show evidence of strong academic and administrative leadership, initiative and creativity in policy formulation and implementation, good human relations and positive managerial attributes.
  • He/she must be ready not to foster personal, social, ethnic, political, religious and other personal selfish interests.
  • ICT compliance is an added advantage.


  • The salary attached to the post is according to Special Scheme and is consolidated (CONTEDIS 15 Step 9).

Fringe Benefit:

  • The candidate appointed will be entitled to an official chauffeur driven car, furnished accommodation, cook and a steward.

Application Closing Date
12th February, 2018.

Method of Application
Candidates are requested to submit fifteen (15) type written copies of their applications giving the following information as listed below:
Post for which Application is being made.
Full name
Data of Birth
Place of Birth
National if Nigerian add State of Origin; if Kwaran add Local Government Area)
Permanent Postal Address
Current Postal Address
Marital Status
Numbers and ages of Children
Names of institutions attended with dates
Qualifications obtained with dates
Academic Publications
Academic Honours and Membership of Professional Bodies
Experience, posts held, durations, salaries and dates
Present occupation and status
Names and addresses of three referees, one of who must be in position to supply academic, professional reference.
Date available for appointment
Signature and Date.

Applications and Referees report should be sent to:
The Registrar,
Kwara State College of Education,
P.M.B. 1527,
Kwara State.

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About Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin
Job Summary
January 15, 2018
Offer Type
Minimum of 15years
February 12, 2018
Administration/ Office/ Operations
Education Services/ Research
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