Busoga University Jobs – Vice Chancellor

Job Title: Vice Chancellor
Organisation: Busoga
University
Duty Station: Iganga, Uganda
Reports to:   
University Council
Job Summary: The Vice
Chancellor is the principal supervisor of the academic, administrative and
financial programs of the University, and shall in the absence of the
chancellor, preside over ceremonial assemblies of the University and confer
academic awards and distinctions of Busoga University. In addition he/she is
the CEO of the University responsible for the overall strategic direction and
viability of the university. This position also functions as the overall
spokesperson of the university.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Offer strategic direction and leadership
    in the academic and administrative spheres of the University.
  • Lead the implementation of the academic
    and administrative policies of the University under the direction of the
    University Council.
  • Mobilize and oversee effective utilization
    of resources of the University, ensuring an appropriate control
    environment
  • Link the University to Government,
    business community and to international research and business
    organizations
  • Preside over ceremonial assemblies of the
    University in the absence of the Chancellor
  • Represent the University at all levels
    nationally, regionally and internationally and ensure sound PR in order to
    promote the image and brand of the University.
  • Chair the University senate 
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant must a person of strong
    faith and integrity,  a committed Christian, a Member of the Church
    of Uganda,  or of other congregation in the Anglican Communion of
    Churches which are in fellowship with the Church of Uganda
  • The job holder should possess at least
    five (5) years progressive experience in management positions at a senior
    level; as head of Department, Dean of Faculty or CEO in a comparable
    academic establishment
  • The applicant should be a Professor 
    or Associate professor in a reputable University
  • The VC should hold a Doctor of
    Philosophy(PhD) degree from a recognized University
  • Excellent academic background including
    research and publications with at least five original research
    articles in peer reviewed journals where the applicant is the main or
    senior author
  • Demonstrated track record in successfully
    dealing with government, international organizations and the donor
    community including but not limited to winning considerable academic
    grants.
  • Conversant with the processes, tools and
    functions of managing administrative programme activities.
Age: 40- 60 years
How to Apply:
All suitable candidates should send an application letter clearly
demonstrating suitability together with updated Curriculum Vitae, vision
statement, and statement of faith together with names, addresses (postal &
email) and telephone numbers of three  referees. Also Attach copies of
academic and professional certificates and transcripts
AND Attach a copy of birth Certificate or relevant page of passport
Clearly indicate the position for which you are applying on the left
hand side of envelop
Applications should be addressed to:
 The Chairman
 Search Committee
 Busoga University
 P.O Box 154,
 Iganga, Uganda
Email applications should be addressed to: vcsearchcomm@busogauniversity.ac.ug>
NB: Only short listed
candidates will be contacted
Deadline:  29th July
2013 by 5.00pm
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