Registrar at Legacy University, Okija

Legacy University, Okija, Anambra State is one of the eight private universities recently approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria with the view of increasing access to university education to all qualified individuals in the country promote quality tertiary education and engage in relevant research for national development Located in serene environment in Okija, Anambra State, the new university seeks to build a legacy of excellence in learning and research.
It plans to commence academic activities within the first quarter of 2017, offering courses in Management, Arts, Social Sciences, Natural and Physical Sciences.

Job Title: Registrar 


  • The Registrar is the Chief Administrative Officer of the University, responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the day to day administration of the University, the Registrar by virtue of the office is the Secretary to the Council, Senate, Congregation and Convocation.


  • The candidate for the post of Registrar must possess a honors degree from a recognized University, with at least fifteen (15) years relevant post qualification experience iii a similar institution, Possession of higher degrees, professional qualifications and membership of professional bodies will be an added advantage. The candidate in addition should:

  1. Currently not below the rank of Deputy Registrar;
  2. Show demonstrable evidence of consummate management and leadership skills; passion and drive in previous positions. In addition, must possess excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skits;
  3. Exhibit the ability to be a team leader, has good mentorship skills and plans;
  4. Enjoy good physical and mental health;
  5. Possess outstanding personal integrity, demonstrate transparency in private and public life, be able to command the respect and loyalty of staff, students and members of the University community;
  6. Be computer literate and have a good working understanding of communication by Internet;
  7. Must have a good working understanding of current administrative principles, processes and practices.
  8. Must be computer literate

Terms and Conditions of Service

  • The Registrar should hold office for a single term as applicable to similar institutions in Nigeria and the conditions of service will be as applicable to similar institutions in Nigeria. This will however be specified in the letter of appointment.

Eligibility for Interview

  • Only candidates whose applications are shortlisted will be invited for interview.

Location: Okija, Anambra

Closing Date
8th February, 2017.

Method of Application

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send their application, each application, including the candidate’s detailed curriculum vitae duly signed should be made in twenty (20) copies and sent through courier to:

The Acting Registrar,
Legacy University,
Anambra State.

Referee's Report

  • Each applicant should request his/her referees to forward, direct to the Acting Registrar, a confidential report on the candidate’s character, academic and managerial abilities in a properly sealed envelope marked "Post of Registrar: Referee’s Report"; with name of candidate at the fop left hand corner of envelope both application and the referee’s reports must reach the undersigned not later than the closing date above.


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