Welcome to the University Senate Affairs Unit
Dr Oluchi Monica Osondu
Principal Assistant Registrar
Academic Qualification: * PhD, Public Administration, Human Resources Management Option (2013) University of Nigeria, Nsukka * M.Sc, Public Administration with emphasis on Human Resources Management (2004) Imo State University, Owerri * B.Sc (Hons), Political Science (1996) University of Nigeria, Nsukka Membership of Professional Bodies: 1. Member: Society for Human Resources Management (MSHRM) 2. Member: Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) 3. Member: Association of Nigerian University Professional Administrators Work Experience PAR/Ag. Co-ordinator: May 2018-date Ag. Coordinator, Institute of Women, Gender and Development Studies Coordinates the administrative activities of the Institute. Principal Assistant Registrar (PAR): 2010-2018 Assistant Coordinator, Records and Statistics Unit Worked on student’s transcripts at the confirmation and approval stages (from September 2011 to August 2015 and September 2016 to April 2018, 7 years, 2 months) Also served as Assistant Secretary to the University Ceremonials Committee, Lecture Series Committee, etc, 2012 – April 2018, 6 years. Departmental Administrative Officer (DAO): 2010 – 2011 Served as DAO in Chemical Engineering Department (from September 2010 to August 2011, 1 Year) Senior Assistant Registrar/Assistant Coordinator Admissions Unit (SAR): September 2007 – September 2010 Worked on student’s admissions and supported/facilities Management decision on student’s e-Registration, (from September 2007 to September 2010, 3 Years. Served as Assistant Secretary, Admissions Committee. Assistant Registrar (AR): June 2004 – September 2007 University Senate Unit Covered and produced minutes of Senate Meetings, Communications from Senate and also supported Management decision to install e-Senate (from June 2004 to September 2007, 3 Years & 3 Months). Covered the following Committee meetings: University Ceremonials Committee/Lecture Series Meetings (2012 – date). Department Board Meetings (2010 – 2011). Admissions Committee meetings (2007 – 2010). Senate meetings (four years, 2004 – 2007) Committee of Deans Meetings (three years, 2005 – 2007) Senate Business Committee meetings (four years, 2004 – 2007) as well as other standing and ad-hoc Senate/Council Committees. PREVIOUS: Local Government Service Commission Owerri Imo State, Nigeria Principal Administrative Officer/AG Director of Administration and Finance (DAF) for Owerri North Local Government Was in charge of administrative and financial matters in the Local Government from July 2001 to May 2004, 2 years & 10 months. Senior Administrative Officer for Owerri North Local Government Was the Head of Personnel Management (HPM)/the Marriage Officer from February 1999 to June 2001, 2 years & 6 months. Administrative Officer I for Okigwe Local Government Was the Head of Personnel Management/Training Officer (January 1996 – January 1999, 3 years). Organized a training program for Junior Staff of the Local Government that positively affected their attitude to work. Principal Executive Officer for Njaba Local Government Worked on administrative matters; was in charge of Junior Staff training and Development (June 1990 – December 1996, 6 years & 4 months) Senior Executive Officer for Owerri Municipal Council Was in charge of Government Identification papers to the public (May 1987 – May 1989, 2 Years) Senior Clerical officer for Ahiazu Mbaise Local Government Was in charge of the file room (January 1981 – April 1989, 5 years & 3 months). Also won the “Best Administrative/Clerical officer of the Year” Award in 1984. Publications: PhD Thesis/Dissertation: Implementation of the 2004 Pension Reform Act in Tertiary Institution in the South-East States, Nigeria. Major Academic Publications in Referred Journals: Osondu, M. O. (2014) Democracy and Political Participation: A case study of Imo State in the 2007 General Elections. International Journal of Development and Management Review. Graham’s Town, South Africa. Vol.9 No. Pp. 34 – 49. Osondu, M. O. (2015) Membership in the Multilateral Economic Organizations: an Evaluation of Nigeria’s Participation in ECOWAS (1985 – 2014): International Journal of Development and Management Review. Graham’s Town, South Africa. Vol 10 No 1 Pp. 95 – 109. Onuoha, J. A., Ukah, M., Obialor, D. C. and Osondu, M. O. (2015) Genetic Engineering: Its Prospects, facts or Fiction? International Journal of Science and Engineering research. Hazlehurst Houston, Texas USA. Vol 6 No Pp 1022 – 1034. Osondu, M. O. (2016) Implementation of the 2004 Pension Reform Act in Tertiary Institutions in the South East States, Nigeria. Public Policy and Administration Research, International Institute for Science, Technology and Education. (IISTE) London & New York United States. Vol 6 No. 7 Pp. 76 – 88. Osondu, M. O. (2016) A Handbook on Pension Schemes. Uzopietro Publishers 29 Alaenyi Stree, Owerri Imo State. Osondu, M. O. (2017) Periscoping the USA Income Tax System: A lesson for Nigeria. (Accepted for publication). International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development (IJARD) School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri. Vol 20 (1) 2017.