Job Vacancy: Director of Administration Job at University of Uyo Teaching Hospital

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Job Vacancy: Job title: Director of Administration Job at University of Uyo Teaching Hospital

Job description: The University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, a Five Hundred (500) Bed Facility, is one of the evolving tertiary healthcare institutions located in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State (South-South) of Nigeria, West Africa. Established in 1994 as Akwa Ibom State specialist Hospital, it metamorphosed into University of Uyo Teaching Hospital (UUTH) on 28th January, 2008.The Hospital has a total of 25 Departments, comprising of 21 Clinical, 4 Non Clinical departments as well as several Support Units. As a team, we strive hard to deliver our core competences in Research, Clinical Training and Quality Tertiary Healthcare Service Delivery.The Management of the University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:Job Position: Director of AdministrationJob Location: Uyo, Akwa Ibom
Employment Type: Full timeResponsibilities

  • The Director of Administration shall be responsible to the Chief Medical Director for day- to-day general administration of the hospital.
  • He/she shall be the Chief Administrative adviser to the Chief Medical Director and Secretary to the Board of Management.

In addition, the Director of Administration shall:

  • Take charge of the department responsible for administration.
  • Participate in formulation, execution and review of policies as directed by the Chief Medical Director and/or the Board.
  • Coordinate the activities of support departments in the Hospital.
  • Conduct the correspondence of the Board and keep the records of the Hospital.
  • Perform such other functions as the Board or the Chief Medical Director, may from time to time assign to him/her.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in either Humanities/Social Sciences or Hospital/Health Services Management from a recognised University or its equivalent.
  • Candidates must not have less than twenty (20) years of post-qualification cognate experience in a government establishment.
  • Candidate must be in the Directorate Cadre in a government establishment. Possession of Master’s Degree or any other relevant higher degree would be an added advantage.
  • Fellow or Associate of the Institute of Administrators of Nigeria (IHSAN) or any other relevant professional certificate is an added advantage.
  • Working experience in a hospital is an added advantage.
  • All relevant documents must also be attached.


  • The Director of Administration shall hold office effective from the date of appointment inclusive of any period previously served in any other organisation in the public service, provided the officer does not attain the mandatory retirement age of sixty (60) years or thirty-five (35) years of service (whichever comes first) and on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment.

Salary and Conditions of Service
Salary and conditions of service shall be in accordance with the Public Service salary structure for this category of officers.Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward fifteen (15) copies of their Applications accompanied with photocopies of their Credentials and their Curriculum Vitae highlighting the following:

  • Full Name
  • Place and date of birth
  • Home address
  • Contact address
  • Nationality
  • Marital status
  • Institutions attended with dates
  • Academic qualifications obtained with dates
  • Work experience
  • Present employment indicating present status and salary
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • Names and addresses of three (3) referees, one of whom must be a Director in the Public Service.

The application and attachments should be addressed and submitted in a sealed envelope marked “Application for the Post of Director of Administration” at the top left-hand corner of the envelope to:
The Chief Medical Director,
University of Uyo Teaching Hospital,
P.M.B 1136,
Abak Road, Uyo
Akwa Ibom State.Note: Recommendation letters from the referees should be sent directly to the above address by the referee.

Location: Uyo, Akwa Ibom State

Job date: Fri, 12 Apr 2024 00:48:20 GMT

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