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AG. director, instructional resources development 500 000
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2001
AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA-NIGERIA
From 0 to 1986
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA,USA
From 0 to 1979
AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA-NIGERIA
From 0 to 1975
EGBE GIRLS COLLEGE, EGBE, KOGI STATE, NIGERIA
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Experience

AG. DIRECTOR
NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
October 2006 - Present Day (10 years 8 months)

As a management staff i am responsible to the vice chancellor for the day to day administration of the Directorate of Instructional Resources Development. As ag.Director, i coordinate/supervise editors, graphic artists,instructional designers, video men, photographers, studio engineers, web masters and sundry staff in the production of contextually

relevant self-learning study materials in diverse delivery formats: print, non-print, web and non-web formats.

TWAS POST-DOCTORAL AWARDEE
National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR) Dr K.S. Krishnan Marg [near Pusa gate] New Delhi 110 012, India
February 2003 - November 2003 (10 months)

Intensive practical training in Science Communication & management of scientific publications (under the watchful eyes of 45 seasoned, high- tech scientific journal editors)

Training included:

  • Meticulous handling of manuscripts from receipt to publication using the latest electronic technology
  • Writing and copy-editing articles for Popular Science
  • Abstracting services [Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Abstracts]
  • Knowledge/exposure to: the recognition, preservation and protection of indigenous knowledge systems for posterity, employing the modern digitalized information documentation and retrieval systems
  • Familiarity with modern communication software
  • Development of a keen awareness of trends and development in the world of Information Technology with respect to publishing
CHIEF SCIENCE EDITOR
INSTITUTE FOR AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH, AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY,ZARIA
March 1989 - October 2006 (17 years 7 months)
  • Worked constructively with scientists and researchers to develop publications agenda for the Institute for Agricultural Research
  • Managed and copy-edited Samaru Journal of Agricultural Research for timely production and editorial accuracy
  • Proofread proof pages to ensure consistent accuracy and style in accordance with established style conventions
  • Coordinated and edited all publications emanating from the Institute’s scientific research
  • Edited technical reports, proceedings, annual reports, weekly bulletins, brochures/leaflets, newsletters and other miscellaneous publications to meet established quality standards, while maintaining the tight production schedules
  • Worked enthusiastically with teams of top-notch associate editors, scientists, researchers and reviewers to publish quality agricultural journal and other scientific publications
  • As Head of Section, responsible for taking charge of all the day-to- day affairs of the Institute’s Publications and Information Department.