Employment for Registrar at College of Advanced and Professional Studies (CAPS) in Makurdi Nigeria 2014


The Institution:

The College of Advanced and Professional Studies (CAPS), Makurdi was established in 1976 by the Benue State Government. It was previously known as School of Basic Studies (SBS) and later School of Remedial Studies (SRS).The institution was located at Ugbokolo but later swapped places with the Murtala College of Arts, Science and Technology (MUCAST), now Benue State Polytechnic, which saw it, moved to Makurdi in 1981. CAPS runs the IJMBE Programme which has headquarters at Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and professional courses such as Fashion and Designing, Computer Science, Painting and Decorating, Welding and Fabrication, Building and Engineering Drawing, Radio and Television Servicing, and Carpentry and Joinery. The College also commenced National Diploma courses in October 2013 in the following courses: Computer Science, Mathematics Education, Accountancy, Business Administration and Management, Public Administration, Fashion Design and Clothing Technology, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, and Quantity Surveying and Building Technology.

The Ministry of Education, the parent Ministry of the institution oversees the College and plays the role of the Governing Council.

In order to put a substantive Management in place having disbanded the former management in 2009, the Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Education, Makurdi hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following post

Position:  Registrar

The Job:

The Registrar is a Principal Officer and is responsible to the Rector for the day-to-day general administration of the College. He/she is the Secretary to the Governing Council, Academic Board, Senior Staff Appointments, Promotions, Disciplinary & Appeals Committee (SSAPDAC) and other statutory committees. He/she is also the Chairman, Junior Staff Appointments and Promotions Committee, and shall perform such other duties as the Council or Rector may assign him/her from time to time.


  • Candidates must have a good Bachelors degree from a recognized University. A Masters Degree plus registration with a relevant professional body will be an added advantage.


Candidates must have at least Ten (10) years cognate post graduate and professional experience in a tertiary institution or other relevant establishments. He/she must have served as a Deputy Registrar for not less than five (5) years.


Interested candidates should forward 20 copies of their typewritten applications and detailed curriculum vitae including photocopies of relevant credentials and the names and addresses of three (3) referees who should be requested to forward confidential reports on them. The CV should contain the following:

  • Post Desired
  • Date and Place of Birth
  • State of Origin/Local Government
  • Current Postal Address, email and phone numbers
  • Marital Status, Number and Ages of Children
  • Educational Institution(s) attended with dates
  • Qualifications (Academic/Professional)
  • Previous Employer(s), Post held with dates
  • Present Employer
  • Post and Salary (evidence of salary will be demanded at the interview)
  • Publication(s) (if any)
  • Names of three (3) referees
  • Normal Signature

Applicants must also be ready to support every claim with documentary evidence where applicable and will bring the originals of their credentials to the interview if shortlisted.

All applications should be submitted not later than 20th March, 2014.

Applications are to be submitted in sealed envelopes marked “POST OF REGISTRAR” at the left hand corner and addressed to:

The Honourable Commissioner

Ministry of Education Headquarters

Makurdi, Benue State

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