latest Job in Feburary at Gulu University, Uganda( Position : Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs)

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POSITION DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR (ACADEMIC AFFAIRS)
SALARY SCALE M2
REPORTS TO VICE CHANCELLOR

Major Roles:
The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs) shall:

  1. Assist the Vice Chancellor in the performance of his or her functions and in that regard shall be responsible for academic affairs of the University.
  2. In the absence of the Vice Chancellor he or she shall perform the functions of the Vice Chancellor.
  3. Perform such other functions that may be delegated to him or her by the Vice Chancellor or assigned by the University Council.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs) shall:

  1. Oversee the development and implementation of academic policies to promote academic excellence.
  2. Be responsible for planning and development of undergraduate and graduate academic programmes.
  3. Oversee the admission of students ensuring adherence to national laws and university regulations.
  4. Ensure quality teaching, examination and assessment.
  5. Be responsible for promotion of quality research, publication, community engagement and optimal utilisation of library and ICT facilities.
  6. Deputise the Vice Chancellor.
  7. Perform such other functions that may be delegated to him or her by the Vice Chancellor or assigned by the University Council.

Personal Specifications:
The candidate should have the following:

  1. Hold a Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from a recognized university.
  2. Not be more than 60 years of age at the time of application.
  3. Be at least at the rank of Associate Professor in a reputable university with proven track record of academic management including supervision of graduate students.
  4. At least ten years of teaching experience at the rank of Senior Lecturer and above in a reputable university with excellent track record of research and publications.
  5. At least eight years working experience at a senior management position; four of which must have been served at the minimum level of Dean of Faculty or its equivalent in a reputable institution.
  6. High integrity and excellent public relations.
  7. High level of experience in networking, resource mobilisation and preparation of grant winning proposals.
  8. Proven experience in national, regional and/or international policy development in higher education.
  9. Thorough knowledge of the structural, legislative, and regulatory framework for management of higher education in Uganda.
  10. Good knowledge of public financial management and strategic planning.

Renumeration
The University offers an attractive package for the post including free medical facilities for self, spouse and six children below the age of 18 years, transport, housing and other fringe benefits.

Tenure of Appointment
The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs) shall be appointed by the Chancellor on terms and conditions determined by the University Council for five years and shall be eligible for re-appointment for one more term; subject to satisfactory performance.

Method of Application
Applicants should submit six copies of the application consisting of the following:

  1. Letters expressing interest in the job.
  2. A detailed and updated curriculum vitae; signed and dated by the applicant.
  3. Certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates.
  4. Copies of letters of relevant appointments.
  5. Copy of applicant’s birth certificate or relevant pages of Passport or National Identity Card.
  6. Names and addresses of three (3) referees who should be advised to send their reference letters under confidential cover to the following address not later than Friday, 22nd March, 2019.

The Secretary,
Search Committee for the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs),

Gulu University,
P. O. Box 166, Gulu, Uganda.
E-mail: search@gu.ac.ug

  1. Sealed applications marked on the top right corner:
    “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF DEPUTY VICE
    CHANCELLOR (ACADEMIC AFFAIRS)” should be addressed and submitted to:

The Secretary, Search Committee for the Deputy Vice
Chancellor (Academic Affairs), Gulu University,
P. O. Box 166, Gulu, Uganda.
E-mail: search@gu.ac.ug

Applications may be submitted to the email;
search@gu.ac.ug provided the application has been duly signed and clearly scanned.

Application should reach the Secretary not later than Friday, 22nd March 2019 at 5.00pm East Africa Standard Time.

Incomplete applications and/or applications received after the closing date and time will not be considered.

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