Provost at Kaduna State College of Nursing & Midwifery

Posted on: Thu 03-11-2022

The Kaduna State College of Nursing & Midwifery operates a multi-campus system and has three campuses in Pambeguwa, Kaduna and Kafanchan, located in Kaduna’s three senatorial zones.

We invite applications from interested and eligible candidates from within and outside the College to fill the position below:

Job Title: Provost

Job Code: CNM001

Location: Kaduna

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

  • The Provost shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the College and reports to the Governing Council of the College. He/She shall be:
  • The Chief Accounting Officer.
  • Responsible for maintaining law and order in the College.
  • Responsible for maintaining and promoting efficiency and discipline.
  • The link between the College Management and the Governing Council on all matters that affect the statutory responsibilities of the College.
  • The Chairman of the Management Committee and Academic Board.
  • The "Chief Examination Officer" of the College.
  • The "Chief Public Relations Officer" of the College.
  • Responsible for performing any other duty/duties assigned by the Governing Council.

Qualifications / Experiences

  • Must be a Registered Nurse / Midwife with a minimum of Second Class Honours Degree in Nursing and a Master's Degree in Nursing or related field from a recognized Institution.
  • Must possess a teaching qualification (PGDE / Diploma in Education or Nurse / Midwife Educator).
  • Must possess current license to practice from Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
  • Must possess 15 years cognate Working / Teaching experience as a Nurse in a similar or other Tertiary Institution, two (2) of which must be at Managerial level.


  • Candidates must have obtained Ph.D. before the age of 55 years or before reaching 35 years of service.
  • Candidates must not be older than 62 years of age at the time of assumption of office.
  • Candidates should be I.C.T. proficient and be able to demonstrate a satisfactory ability and understanding of relevant basic digital skills in modern management system.
  • Candidates must be of reputable character/behaviour and physically fit for the intended posts.
  • Candidates are required to submit along with their Curriculum Vitae (CV) a Suitability Statement for the post they are applying for; and will also be required to produce the originals of their certificates and other relevant credentials at the point of interview.

Terms of Appointment

  • The position is on tenure appointment for a period of four (4) years in the first instance and may after satisfactory performance be re-appointed for another period of four years only.


Salary and other entitlements are as obtainable in similar positions in the Kaduna State Tertiary Institutions.

Application Closing Date

21st November, 2022.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit Twenty (25) copies each of their Application Letters (including all relevant documents) attached to their Curriculum Vitae in the format below, and addressed to "The Chairman Governing Council, P.M.B 2289, Polytechnic Road, Kaduna, Kaduna State".

  • Name (Surname First and underlined)
  • Gender
  • Date of Birth
  • Place of Birth
  • Marital Status
  • Nationality
  • State of Origin
  • Local Government Area
  • Permanent Home Address
  • Postal Address, Email and Phone Numbers
  • Post Applying for
  • Present Rank
  • Name and Address of Present Employer
  • Educational Institutions attended and Qualifications obtained with Dates
  • Membership / Professional Qualifications
  • Conferences and Publications
  • Hobbies
  • Names and Address of three (3) Referees.

All Applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope labelled "Application for the Post of the Provost" to:

The Office of the Registrar,

Kaduna State College of Nursing and Midwifery,

P.M.B 2289, Polytechnic Road,

Kaduna, Kaduna State.

Note: All candidates are advised to request each of their three (3) referees to forward reference reports on them under confidential cover to "The Office of the Registrar, Kaduna State College of Nursing and Midwifery Kaduna, immediately, as they make their applications.