1. To guide and monitor the university’s academic activities in accordance with the statutory goals, mission and vision of the university.

  2. Preparing and revising the Academic Brief of the University

  3. Liaising with the NUC on matters patterning to academic standards and accreditation.

  4. Maintain Quality Assurance in the university.

  5. Ensuring that the academic processes in NOUN are of a national and international standard through the promotion of quality enhancement practices in the academic programming of the university.

  6. Ensuring adequate provision of a conducive teaching, learning and research      environment for staff and students.

  7. Determination of adequate staff strength and requirement

  8. Preparation, computerization and publication of data on students’ admission and enrolment projections.

  9. Supply of Staff and Students data to NUC and other government agencies when   required.

  10. Supply of Staff and Student data for University Annual Budget.

  11. Preparing, providing and updating all necessary statistics for the University Development Plans, including preparation of Staff and Students statistics for enrolment, projections and Academic Briefs.

  12. Carrying out continuous evaluation of the performance of academic programmes, rationalization of courses, de-merger/merger of academic units or departments.

  13. Collecting, collating and providing required data and unit costs for resource planning and budgetary preparations in the University.

  14. Collecting, storing and providing a variety of operational data and basic information for effective University administration and governance and serving as a Reference Facility in this regard to the entire University.

  15. Regular liaison and consultation with Deans, Registrar, Bursar, University Librarian, Admissions Officer, Personnel/ Establishment Officer on information and data on Staff and Students for planning purposes.

  16. Assisting the Vice-Chancellor in all Accreditation matters and also advising Departments and Faculties of programme review and preparation for NUC accreditation visits.

  17. Appraisal and processing of requests for affiliation from other tertiary institutions.

  18. Attendance and participation at the Conference of Directors of Academic Planning of Nigerian Universities (CODAPNU) meetings and other NUC organized Workshop affecting Academic Planning/Quality Assurance.

  19. Regularly update and evaluate data from relievant University unit to analyze the performance of the university 

  20. Sourcing for linkages and collaborations with other Universities/Institutions/Organizations for Human Resource capacity building and knowledge transfer.

  21. The directorate liaises with the National Universities Commission on behalf of the University

  22. Discharges any other duty assigned by the Vice-Chancellor

  23. Production of the University annual report

  24. Provide current awareness services on new accessions through the library bulletin, accessions lists, displays, exhibits.

  25. Provide incentives to staff to carry research and to support the publication of the findings.

  26. Provide outreach and community services.

  27. Provide data backed information on academic operations of the University

  28. Publish University records, statistics, and research reports.

  29. Collect data on trends in University activities such as enrolments, staffing, staff training, graduate output and make such data available for research.

  30. Document and store information on all academic programmes.