IUIU University Jobs – Rector

Job Title:  Rector
Organization: Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU)
Duty Station: Mbale, Uganda
About IUIU:
The Islamic University in
Uganda (IUIU) is a multi-campus University offering courses at undergraduate
and postgraduate levels. The main objective of the University is to serve the
higher education needs of the Muslim communities in the English-Speaking
African countries, although the University has a substantial number of
non-Muslim students and staff.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • The
    Rector will serve as the Chief Executive and Accounting Officer of the
    University;
  • Charged
    with the mobilization and management of funds, property and business of
    IUIU;
  • Responsible
    for the administration and control of staff of IUIU;
  • The
    incumbent also serves as the Secretary to the University Council and keeps
    the records of the Council;
  • The
    Rector will be responsible for the public image and public relations
    officer of the University;
  • He
    / she will serve as the academic leader of the institution and must plan
    and lead the scholarship, knowledge production and dissemination
    activities of the University
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    Rector should hold a PhD in a relevant discipline from a recognized
    University,
  • The
    applicant must have taught in a university for at least ten years
  • The
    incumbent should have been a Dean, Director, Deputy Vice
    Chancellor/Rector, Vice Chancellor/Rector, will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated
    management abilities
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills
  • The
    incumbent must be a practicing Muslim and responsive to Muslim social
    concerns in Africa especially the Eastern African region
  • Detailed
    understanding and knowledge of higher education systems in Africa and the
    Muslim World
  • Proven
    high level of integrity
  • Must
    be an effective team worker
  • Age:
    Between 40 and 60 years of age at the time of appointment,
  • Must
    be computer literate and familiar with modern ICT administrative
    technology
  • Fluency
    in English (both spoken and written) is required; knowledge of another OIC
    official language, Arabic and/or French will be desirable and an
    advantage.
Key Performance Indicators: 
  • Must
    provide strategic, academic, financial and social direction to the
    University.
  • Enhance
    quality and excellence in skills empowerment to students, knowledge
    production, storage and dissemination.
  • Be
    an effective resource mobilizer for the University
  • Enhance
    and protect the IUIU image.
  • Promote
    IUIU at the national and international levels
How to Apply: 
The complete applications
must include:
  • Three
    names and contacts of credible referees, including the current supervisor
    if the applicant is employed, from whom letters of recommendations can be
    solicited by the Search Committee;
  • Certified
    copies of academic documents- including transcripts and certificates.
  • Evidence
    of the qualifications and experience including written evidence that the
    titles and qualification the applicant claims to have are genuine;
  • Evidence
    of medical fitness;
All candidates should send
seven signed application copies, one of which must be by email (i.e.
electronic) to:
By registered mail:
The Chairman,
Rector Search Committee
Islamic University in Uganda, P.O. Box 7689, Kampala – Uganda
Or By Courier:
Chairman
Rector Search Committee
Islamic University in Uganda
King Fahd Plaza (Upper
Basement)           
Plot 52 Kampala Road,
Kampala, Uganda.
And electronically to: chairsearchcommittee@iuiu.ac.ug
Deadline: 6th July,
2015

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