ABOUT THE BOOK
Administrators are the key personnel responsible for the smooth running of the operations of any organization, including the universities. They carry out the functions of policy formulation, planning, organizing, staffing, leading, controlling, and implementation of various policies and projects, in addition to ensuring efficient and effective communication with the organisation’s internal and external stakeholders. This book provides an in-depth exposition on the concept and practice of administration in the university system. It covers the seven ranks in university professional administration identifies and discusses 39 major steps in terms of modern skills, duties, procedures and best practices that the university professional administrator must climb in the 21st century to become truly professional, rise to the peak of his career and achieve both the organisational goals and his personal needs. It is the first of its kind, written for both university professional administrators, academic staff occupying administrative positions in tertiary institutions, administrative secretaries, officers on executive cadre in the universities, and general administrators in tertiary institutions, civil service, and private corporations.