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[Job Vacancy] Registrar at the National Institute for Sports (NIS)

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The National Institute for Sports (NIS) was conceptualized in 1972. It was formally established in 1974 by the Administration of then Head of State and Commander in-Chief of Armed Forces of Nigeria, Gen. Yakubu Gowon based on the need by the government to improve Nigeria’s performance in international sporting competition. The Law granting its autonomy, Decree 31 was promulgated on the 8th of July 1992. The National Institute for Sports is a research and training Institute. It is a Parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports. The National Institute for Sports is situated at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, while the Athlete Development Centre is located at the National Stadium, Abuja.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:


Job Title: Registrar

Location: Surulere, Lagos

Office of the Registrar

The Registrar is the Chief Administrative Officer and is responsible to the Director General for the general administration of the Institute.


Functions as Secretary to the Governing Council.
Responsible for keeping all records of the Institute other than financial and medical.
Issues all certificates of the Institute.
Takes charge of the Registry Division.
Functions as Secretary to all statutory committees.
Keeps custody of the Institute’s seal
Performs any other functions that the Director General may assign from time to time.

Qualifications and ExperienceCandidates seeking for the post should:

Have a good First Degree from a recognized Institution and with a minimum of 15 years post qualification cognate experience.
Possession of Master’s Degree; Doctorate Degree in a relevant field would be an added advantage.
Be registered with a recognized professional body
Not more than 55 years old at the time of assumption of duty 4. Be proficient in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) 5. He or she must have occupied the position of Deputy Registrar for a period of not less than three (3) years in any recognized higher Institution of learning

Terms of Appointment

The appointment is for a single term of five (5) years.
The salary is CONRAISS 15



How to ApplyInterested and qualified candidates should submit twelve (12) copies of their Application including Photocopies of Certificates and Curriculum Vitae (CV) to: “the Head of Unit Personnel Office” of the Institute including the following:

Name (surname first and underlined)
Date of birth
Postal address, e-mail and phone numbers
Educational institutions attended and qualifications with dates.
Working experience with dates
Name and address of present employer, salary and current status g. Services to the community, state, nation and international organizations if any.
Names and address of three (3) referees
Services to the community, state, nation and international organizations if any.

Applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope labeled “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF THE REGISTRAR, NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR SPORTS, SURULERE, LAGOS” and address to:The Registrar,The National Institute for Sports (NIS),National Stadium,Surulere, Lagos State.AndA copy of the Applications should be sent to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


Applicants should also request their referees to send confidential report on them directly to the Registrar, NIS, Lagos to the same Head of Personnel office of the Institute.
Candidates will be required to produce the originals of their credentials at the interview

Application Deadline  17th February, 2023.