Robert Okechukwu Njoku


Prior to the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic in 2019, the job security of the employees of private universities has been an area of concern and attention within human resource spheres.  As these tertiary institutions spring up, the dilemma of what would be the job security of their employees never ceases to be in the front burner of discourses among human resource and management experts. This paper utilised descriptive cross-sectional approach in investigating the aftermath of Covid-19 pandemic on faith-based universities, taking into consideration the impact of the lockdown, shutdown of schools and the adoption of online education on non-academic staff members of such institutions. , Findings from the data gathered from the investigated faith-based universities showed that though being temporarily shaken by the onslaught of the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic on global economy, private universities in southwest including the faith-based have bounced back to operation after Covid-19 hectic days. Some have adopted new policies on enrolment, employment and management. However, the quest for better assurance of the job security of non-academic staff still exists. Therefore this paper argued that faith-based universities should not only emphasize the inculcation of moral and ethical tenets of religious organisations; but there is also need for more assuring efforts to be made with the view of creating obvious and dependablejob security on behalf the non-teaching staff members of such institutions.

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