The Polytechnic was established in 1991 following the cleation of Jigawa state in August, 1991. On 1st January, 2007 the Federal Government took over the Kazaure campus as Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic, Kazaure. The Polytechic runs National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) in the following Colleges:
College of Administration and Management Studies (CAMS)
College of Agriculture (COA)
College of Engineering (COE)
College of Environmental Studies (CES)
College of Science and Technology (CST)
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post below of the Polytechnic:
POSITION : : Rector
The Rector is the Chief Executive, Administrative, and Accounting Officer of the Polytechnic.
He is responsible to the Governing Council as provided in the Federal Polytechnics Act, Decree 33 of 1979 as amended (1993).
He is responsible for all matters relating to the day-today management and operations in the Polytechnic.
In addition to proven management and leadership experience, the successful candidate must demonstrate passion for academic endeavour.
Qualities and Qualifications
The candidates for the post is expected to possess the following academic qualifications and personal qualities:
Must hold a minimum of a Master Degree in areas related to any of the programmes offered in the Polytechnic from a recognized institution of higher learning plus at least 17 years cognate professional and academic experience preferably from a Polytechnic.
Must be a Chief Lecturer with not less than five(5) years experience on thatgrade.
Must not be more than 60 years of age as at the time of assumption of duty.
Must demonstrate evidence of strong academic and administrative leadership, initiative and creativity in policy formulation, good human relations and positive managerial attributes
Must provide evidence of membership of reputable professional body(s) in Nigeria.
Must provide evidence of scholarly publication in reputable journals as well as presentation of invited papers at educational conferences, seminars and/or workshops.
Must be able to attract research grants and development facilities to the Polytechnic.
Must be a person with initiative and vision for sustaining the accelerated pace of development of the Polytechnic even under financial and other 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, political, religious or other sectional interest.
Must possess NYSC Discharge Certificate or Certificate of Exemption.
Must be ready to encourage the on-going Federal Government change programme in the Polytechnic sector.
Must be morally sound and free from financial embarrassment.
Must enjoy excellent physical and mental health.
Must be proficient in Information and Communication Technology (ICT),
Possession of PhD in relevant discipline would be an added advantage.
Terms of Appointment/Condition of Service
The appointment is for the initial term of four (4) years renewable subject to satisfactory performance for another final term of four (4) years.
The salary is consolidated and the appointee shall enjoy other benefits of the office as may be approved from time to time by the Federal Govemment.
POSITION : Director, Physical Planning
The duties includes as follows:
Applicant for the post of Director, Physical Planning is expected to possess the following:
Terms of Appointment/Condition of Service
How To Apply
Interested candidates are expected to submit 15 bound copies of their certificates with a type written copies of curriculum vitae giving details in the following order:
Full name (surname first and underlined)
Date and place of birth
State of origin and Local Government Area.
Nationality and how acquired.
Number and ages of children.
Current postal address including GSM No. and e-mail address.
Educational institutions attended with dates.
Academic and professional qualifications obtained with dates.
Membership of professional bodies/associations.
Honour and Distinctions (if any).
Academic/Scholarly publications (in standard format).
Conference attended and papers presented with dates.
Previous employer(s) and post(s) held with dates.
Present employment to include status, salary, dates and any other relevant experience.
Evidence of Community Services.
Statement of vision for the Polytechnic.
Other acVviIes outside current employment.
Names and addresses of three referees (Employer, Educational and personal) who should forward confidential report directly to the Registrar, Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic, Kazaure, Jigawa State. Such referees should be able to attest to the candidate’s claims for high academic, management capabilities, and personal integrity.
Applicants will be required to provide the original of their certificates and other relevant documents at the interview, Photocopies of credentials will not be accepted. Applicants must be ready to support every claim with documentary evidence.
Application should be submitted in a sealed envelope and marked "APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF RECTOR" on the top left hand cornerof the envelope, addressed:
Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic,
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.