The Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE), Delta State, Nigeria was established in March, 2007 by the Federal Government of Nigeria as part of the initiative to build a specialized University to train highlevel manpower and relevant expertise for the Oil and Gas sector in Nigeria and worldwide.

FUPRE, as the first of its kind in Africa, is designed to be the premier international institution of choice with state-of-the-art facilities to provide for the petroleum and allied sectors, world-class education, training, research, consultancy and extension services.

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


Job Title: Chief Security Officer (CSO)

Location: Effurun, Delta
Employment Type: Full-time
Grade Level: CONTISS II 13


  • General supervision, investigation and administration of security in the University
  • Training of security staff.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned to him by the Vice-Chancellor from time to time.

Qualifications / Experience
Applicants must possess the followings:

  • A good honours Degree in Criminology / Social Sciences from a recognized University.
  • A retired Police officer or retired State Security Service (SSS) officer with Police background.
  • Candidates must have completed the National Youth Service programme or have evidence of exemption/exclusion from the National Service.

Tenure and Conditions of Service

  • The successful candidate shall hold office for a single term of five (5) years only on such terms and conditions applicable to Federal Universities in Nigeria and as may be determined by the University Governing Council.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates send ten (10) copies of their Applications and detailed Curriculum Vitae in the order below:

  • Full Name
  • Place and Date of Birth
  • Permanent Home Address
  • Contact Address
  • Cell Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • State of Origin
  • Local Government Area
  • Nationality
  • Marital Status
  • Number, Names and Ages of Children
  • Educational Institutions Attended with Dates
  • Academic Qualifications with Dates
  • Professional Qualifications
  • Employment Records
  • Statement of Experience
  • Extra-Curricular Activities
  • Names and Addresses of three (3) Referees
  • Evidence of Completion of National Youth Service / Exemption / Exclusion Certificate.

All Applications are to be addressed and submitted under confidential cover in sealed envelope marked “Post of Chief Security Officer, FUPRE” to:
The Registrar and Secretary to Council,
Federal University of Petroleum Resources,
P.M.B. 1221, Effurun,
Delta State, Nigeria.

Application Deadline  31st May, 2024.


  • Each candidate should request their Referees to forward confidential reports on them direct to the Registrar and the reports should be duly marked “CONFIDENTIAL”.
  • Only shortlisted candidates would be invited for interview.
  • The successful candidates should be prepared to reside within the immediate environment of the university


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