Applications are invited from suitably qualified Nigerians for appointment to the post of Bursar, Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Nigeria.

The Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE), Delta State Nigeria was established in March, 2007 under a Federal Government of Nigeria initiative to build a specialized University to produce unique high level manpower and relevant expertise for the Oil and Gas sector in Nigeria and worldwide.

FUPRE is the first of its kind in Africa and it is destined to be one of the best in terms of excellence and relevance.

FUPRE`s vision is to be the premier international Institution–of-choice with state-of-the facilities to provide the petroleum and allied sectors, world-class education, training research, consultancy and extension services.

FUPRE offers a remuneration package which is in consonance with what obtains in Federal Government of Nigeria owned Universities and additional incentive packages approved by Council to attract and retain the interest and commitment of staff.

Successful applicants are expected to reside in the immediate environment of the University.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Bursar is a Principal Officer and as the Chief Financial Officer of the University is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the University.

THE PERSON:  Applicants for the post of Bursar must have in the past exhibited considerable degree of competence, responsiveness, demonstrable integrity and transparency on matters of financial and human resource management.  Applicants must be in good health and able to endure the rigours of the duties of the Bursar.

Candidates must possess a good honours degree in Accounting as well as professionally recognized Accountancy qualifications, e.g. ICAN, ACMA, ACA, CPA, ACCA, CNA. Possession of a higher degree will be an added advantage.

Fifteen (15) years post-qualification cognate experience, at least 5 of which must have been as a Deputy Bursar or Director of Finance in a similar institution.

 Candidates are to write in not more than five hundred (500) words, their vision for the University in funds generation and management for the next five years.

Prospective candidates must show innovative approaches to the running of an ICT-driven Bursary working at the highest level of efficiency to eliminate time wasting, bureaucracy, bottlenecks and fraud.

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE: The successful candidate shall hold office for a single term of five (5) years in line with Universities Miscellaneous Act 2012 and on such terms and conditions applicable to Federal Universities in Nigeria and as may be determined by appropriate University Laws and the Governing Council.



Applicants are required to submit twenty (20) copies of their applications, credentials, vision statements and detailed Curriculum Vitae highlighting, among others, the following:

 (a)  Full Names

(b)  Place and Date of Birth

(c)  Home Address

(d)  Contact Address

(e)  Nationality

(f)   Marital Status

(g)  Number and Ages of Children (if any)

(h)  Institutions attended with Dates

(i)    Academic Qualifications obtained with Dates

(j)    Working Experience

(k)  Present Employment, indicating present status and salary

(l)    Extra Curricular Activities

(L) Statement of Experience

(m) Referees (3)


Each applicant must have three (3) referees who should be requested by the applicant to forward their referees report under confidential cover by Courier Service directly to the Registrar.

 All applications should be submitted by Courier Service under confidential cover in sealed envelopes marked “Post of Bursar, FUPRE ” to reach the Office of the Registrar, Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State, Nigeria, not later than six (6) weeks from the date of this publication.


Only the applications of short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.



Ag. Registrar/Secretary to Council