(Office of the Registrar)


The Kwara State Polytechnic came into existence following the promulgation of Kwara State Edict No. 4 of 1972 (now overtaken by the edict no. 21 of 1984, edict no. 13 of 1987, edict no.7 of 1994 and Law CAP S12 no 4 of 2006), as a body empowered by statute “to provide for studies, training, research and development of techniques in arts and languages, applied sciences, engineering, management and commerce, education and as well as in other spheres of learning.

The Polytechnic formally commenced operation in January 1973 with an administrative machinery patterned closely after the existing universities in the country. The Polytechnic has as its Motto: TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION AND SERVICE.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of Bursar, Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Kwara.


The Bursar is the Chief Financial Officer of the Polytechnic and is responsible to the Rector for the day-to-day administration and control of financial affairs of the Institution. As the Head of the Bursary Department, he plans, organises, directs and coordinates the financial system of the Polytechnic.

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants should be holders of good honours Degree in Accounting or Finance or Higher National Diploma in Accountancy from a recognized Institution of higher learning plus a minimum of 17 years post qualification cognate experience with relevant Professional Accounting qualifications i.e., Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) or Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN).

The Candidate must have served as Chief Accountant in a related institution of higher learning for at least 5 years and must have adequate knowledge of Information Communication Technology.


Successful candidates+ must not be older than 55 years old at the point of appointment.

Method of Application

Applicants are to submit 25 copies of the following:

(i)Typewritten application letters and photocopies of credentials

(ii) Curriculum vitae giving the following information

  1. Full name (surname underlined)
  2. Age stating date and place of birth
  3. Marital status stating number of children and ages
  4. Name and address of next of kin.
  5. Nationality
  6. State of Origin
  7. Local Government Area / Senatorial District
  8. GSM/ email address
  9. Educational institutions attended with dates
  10. Academic qualifications and distinctions
  11. Membership of professional bodies
  12. Work experience (in chronological order)
  13. Present employment status and salary
  14. Extracurricular activities
  15. Publications (in standard format)
  16. Names and addresses of three (3) referees

Applicants are expected to request their referees to forward confidential reports on them directly to.

      The Registrar,

      Kwara State Polytechnic,

      Old Jebba Road,

      P.M.B 1375, Ilorin,

      Kwara State.

Submission of Applications

Hard Copies of Applications should be forwarded to the Registrar by hand or post not later than SIX WEEKS FROM THE DATE OF PUBLICATION.

Only the applications of candidates shortlisted for the interview will be acknowledged.



Kolawole ’Sheye Akande, ACIPM, FCIPDM


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