Federal Poly Damaturu, Directs Staff On Resumption of 2019/2020 Academic Session.
Following the recent directive issued by the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation Ref. No. HCSF/3065/Vol.1/3
dated 16th October 2020 for the resumption to the office for all Federal Government workers.
In compliance with the above directive is hereby directing all categories of staff to resume work with effect from Monday 19 October 2020 This will pave way for adequate preparations for the resumption of students and the continuation of normal Academic activities
All Staff are to adhere strictly to protocols being issued by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 guidelines, please.
ORGANISATON OF THE POLYTECHNIC ADMINISTRATION
(i) THE RECTOR
is the Chief Executive and Accounting Officer of the He has Power to exercise general authority over the staff and the students of the Polytechnic an S responsible for the discipline of both Students and member staff of the polytechnic.
(ii) TH DEPUTY RECTOR
is responsible in the day today running of the institution He oversees the academic Planning of the institution and deputizes whenever the rector is away.
(iii) THE REGISRAR
is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Institution and is responsible to the Rector for the general Administration of the Polytechnic.
(iv) THE BURSAR
Is the Chief Financial officer of the Polytechnic and is responsible to the Rector for all the financial operations of the institution and for the administration of the finances of the Polytechnic.
(v) THE POLYTECHNIC LIBRARIAN
is responsible to the Rector for the administration of the Polytechnic Library. He is responsible for the coordination of library services in the departments and the research units of the polytechnic.
(vi) THE DIRECTOR OF WORKS AND MAINTENANCE
is responsible to the Rector for the general overseeing and maintenance of all buildings, roads, vehicles, water and power supplies etc. and for all the polytechnic capital works.
(vii) DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC PLANNING
is responsible to the Rector for some specified academic administration of the institution.
(viii) DIRECTOR STUDENT AFFAIRS
is responsible to the Rector for the day-to-day running of Student Affairs.
(ix) DIRECTOR OF SCHOOLS
are responsible to the. Rector for the day-to-day running of the academic school.
(x) HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS
are responsible to the Rector for the day-to-day running of the academic Departments.
(xi) THE HEAD OF MEDICAL SERVCES
is responsible to the Rector for the health services provision of the entire polytechnic.
STUDENT’S MAIN SERVICE UNITS AND DIVISION
(i) INDUSTRIAL PLACEMENT AND LIAISON UNIT
The Student’s Industrial Placement and Liaison Unit is primarily responsible for organizing the students’ industrial work experience scheme (SIWES) which is a regular and an integral part of academic work for all students pursuing the National Diploma course in Engineering Technology, Environmental, management and other Science-related courses. SIWES is designed to take place outside the institution thereby integrating the students into productive work while pursuing their various academic Programmes.
(ii) STUDENTS’ AFFAIRS DIVISION
The Student Affairs Division is responsible to the Registrar for coordinating policies relating to student non-academic affairs and welfare in the polytechnic, including regulations governing students’ conduct, the students union, and other students’ activities such as games, students’ associations and provision of hostel accommodation.
(iii) ACADEMICAFFAIRS DIVISION
The Academic Affairs Division which is under the supervision of the Registrar is primarily responsible for Processing of students’ admissions, coordination of examinations and keeping of students’ academic records. It is also charged with the responsibility of issuing academic transcripts of students’ records as may be requested by authorized bodies.
The Students Account Unit is responsible to the Bursar for collection of registration fees. It also assist in the disbursement of scholarships as well as handles other financial matters affecting students on behalf of their sponsors.
MEMBERSHIP AND FUNCTIONS OF THE POLYTECHNIC ACADEMIC BOARD.
The Academic Board consists of:
|(b)||The Deputy Rector||Member|
|(c)||The Polytechnic Librarian||Member|
|(d)||All Directors of Schools||Members|
|(e)||Director of Student Affairs||Member|
|(f)||Director Consultancy Services Unit||Member|
|(g)||Director Academic Planning||Members|
|(h)||All Heads of Academic Departments||Members|
|(i)||Not more than two members of academic Staff, other than Heads of Department, who may be appointed by the Academic Board|
The Academic Board is responsible for:
- The Direction and Management of Academic matters of the Polytechnic including the regulation of admission of students, the award of certificates and diplomas, scholarships, prizes and other academic distinctions.
- The making to the council, periodic reports on such academic matters as the Academic Board may deem fit or as the Council may from time to time direct, and
- The discharge of any other functions which the council may delegate to it.
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