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Gombe State Polytechnics

The establishment of Gombe State Polytechnics was a decision of the State Government.

The decision is in line with the recommendation of the High-Powered committee on Education set up at the inception of the past administration on 27 th September, 2012.

Our mission is to give technical and vocational education to the teaming youth as a means of providing middle-level man power as well as training and retraining of the state’s public officers and to serve as the only Polytechnic in the State.
Gombe State Polytechnics – We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Rector
Location: Bajoga, Gombe
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Description
The Rector is the Chief Academic, Administrative and Accounting Officer of the Polytechnic and has power to exercise general authority over both the staff and students and he is also responsible for discipline in the Polytechnic, subject to the general control of the Governing Council.
In addition to proven Management and leadership experience, the successful candidate must have a demonstrable passion for academic endeavours and must also be credible.
Requirements For Gombe State Polytechnics Academic and Non Academic Staff Recruitment
Qualification and Experience:
The candidate for the post is expected to possess the following qualifications and experiences:
Must hold a Masters degree, preferably a Doctorate degree from a recognized institution in any of the disciplines offered in the Polytechnic (viz, science, technology, commerce and management) with a minimum of fifteen (15) years teaching experience, at least five (5) years of which must have been gained in a Polytechnic.
Must be a Chief Lecturer from the Polytechnic Sector with not less than five (5) years experience on the rank.
Must not be more than fifty-nine (59) years of age as at the time of assumption of duty as Rector.
Must demonstrate evidence of strong academic and administrative leadership, initiative, and creativity in policy formulation, good human relations, and positive managerial attributes.
Must be computer literate and possess membership of relevant and recognized Professional Bodies.
Must provide evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals as well as presentation of invited papers at educational conferences, seminars, and workshops.
Must be able to attract research grants and development facilities to the Polytechnic.
Must be a person with initiative and vision with the capacity to sustain the accelerated pace of development of the Polytechnic even under financial and other challenging constraints.
Must be a fair minded and dynamic individual with an impeccable reputation
Must be a person who is not likely to pursue, racial, ethical, gender, political, religious, or other sectional interest
Must be morally sound, of impeccable character and free from financial embarrassment.
Must enjoy excellent physical and mental health (with evidence from a Government hospital).
Must be proficient in Information & Communication Technology (ICT).
Terms of Appointment and Conditions of Service:
Term and Conditions of Service for the post of Rector are as per the amended State Polytechnic Act (2019).
The appointment is for a single term of five (5) years. The salary is consolidated and the successful candidates shall enjoy other benefits of office as may be approved by the State Government from time to time.
Job Title: Registrar
Location: Bajoga, Gombe
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Description
The Registrar is the Head of Registry Department responsible to the Rector for the dayto-day administration of the Polytechnic and the Secretary to the Governing Council, Academic Board and all Statutory Committees of the Council.
He is the custodian of records and in charge of issuance of certificates, interpreting and applying rules and regulations of the Polytechnic (inter-alia) and also performs other related matters as may be assigned by the Rector and the Council from time to time.
Requirements For Gombe State Polytechnics Academic and Non Academic Staff Recruitment
Qualifications and Experience:
The candidate for the post is expected to possess the following qualifications and experiences:
Must possess a minimum of a good honours degree (at least second class lower division) preferably in Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities from a recognized institution of higher learning plus at least Eighteen (18) years cognate experience in tertiary institution; or a holder of Masters’ degree from a recognized institution of higher learning plus at least fifteen (15) years cognate experience in tertiary institution; or a holder of Doctorate degree plus at least twelve (12) years cognate experience in tertiary institution.
Must have been / be a Deputy Registrar in a Polytechnic or similar institution for at least five (5) years and should not be more than fifty-nine (59) years of age as at the time of assumption of duty as Registrar.
Must be computer literate and possess membership of relevant and recognized Professional Bodies.
Terms of Appointment and Conditions of Service:
Term and Conditions of Service for the post of Registrar are as per the amended State Polytechnic Act (2019).
The appointment is for a single term of five (5) years. The salary is consolidated and the successful candidates shall enjoy other benefits of office as may be approved by the State Government from time to time.
Job Title: Polytechnic Librarian
Location: Bajoga, Gombe
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Description
The Polytechnic Librarian is the Head of the Library Department responsible to the Rector in the day-to-day administration and control of the Library.
He is the custodian of the Polytechnic Library materials in the Library and prepares Library budgets. Performs other related matters as may be assigned by the Rector and the Council from time to time.
Requirements For Gombe State Polytechnics Academic and Non Academic Staff Recruitment
Qualifications and Experience:
The candidate for the post is expected to possess the following qualifications and experiences:
Must possess a good honours degree with Masters’ in Library Studies / Science (M.LS.) plus fifteen (15) years cognate experience or Ph.D in Library Science and Information with twelve (12) years cognate experience.
Must be a Chief Lecturer in a Polytechnic or similar institution for at least five (5) years and be computer literate.
Must not be more than fifty-nine (59) years of age as at the time of assumption of duty.
Terms of Appointment and Conditions of Service:
• Term and Conditions of Service for the post of Librarian are as per the amended State Polytechnic Act (2019).
The appointment is for a single term of five (5) years.
The salary is consolidated and the successful candidates shall enjoy other benefits of office as may be approved by the State Government from time to time.
Qualities Expected From Applicants:
• Demonstrate evidence of strong administrative and visionary leadership.
• Be morally sound and of impeccable character.
• Enjoy sound physical and mental health
• Be intellectually sound and demonstrate knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Polytechnic system.
 
Method of Application:
Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit twenty (20) copies of typewritten applications along with Curriculum Vitae to include the following:
Full Name with Surname underlined
Date and Place of Birth
State of Origin / Local Government
Nationality
Permanent Home Address
Present Contact Address
Marital Status
Number of Children with age(s)
Schools attended with dates
Certificates obtained with dates
Membership of relevant professional bodies
Current Postal Address including telephone number & e-mail
Community Service
Present Appointment with date and salary
Names and addresses of 3 Referees (Employer, Educational and Personal) who are to forward confidential reports on them directly to the address below:
Applications are to be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “Post of Rector” on the top left hand corner, and addressed to:
The Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Higher Education,
P.M.B. 131,
Gombe State.
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