Dean – Humanities and Social Sciences Employment Opportunity – Victoria University (VU)

Organisation: Victoria
University (VU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Vice Chancellor
About US:
Victoria University is a state-of-the- art world class cosmopolitan
university located in the heart of Kampala with a multi-cultural student
population and are licensed and accredited by the National Council for Higher
Education (NCHE), offering the best practical and high quality education in the
regional markets. Victoria University stands out as a pivot of academic
excellence, with a fresh and intellectually thriving environment that nurtures
critical and progressive thinkers. Our programmes include: – Foundation
Program; Certificate & Short Courses, Diploma Courses; Under Graduate
Programs, Executive & Professional Programs such as IP3 Accredited
Certifications.
Job Summary: The Dean –
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences will supervise, teach, promote
research studies, disseminate research findings, and participate in Community
Service.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Prepare well-researched lectures and
    delivering them to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • The Dean will also set tests, examinations
    and course work in accordance with University policy and regulations.
  • Administer and invigilate tests and
    examinations according to University policy and regulations.
  • Mark tests, course works and examination
    scripts, compiling and grading examination results in accordance with
    University policy and regulations.
  • The Dean will guide and advise students on
    their academic findings through conferences, seminars and publications.
  • Supervise undergraduate and post graduate
    students undertaking research projects.
  • Conduct seminars and tutorials.
  • Mentor lecturers and Assistant Lecturer.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a PhD degree
    in specific Faculty based area specialization from a recognized
    University.
  • A minimum of five years of teaching
    experience at any level in institution of higher learning.
  • At least five years of academic and senior
    administrative managerial experience.
  • The applicant should have at least two (2)
    internationally recognized peer reviewed publications in the field of
    specialization.
  • Be an active leader who possesses
    entrepreneurial spirit and managerial excellence regarding all aspects of
    University operations including selection and retention of faculty staff
    for institutional development and student services
  • Be an active leader who possesses
    entrepreneurial spirit and managerial excellence regarding all aspects of
    University operations including selection and retention of faculty staff
    for institutional development and student
  • Good track record of research and
    publications in peer reviewed journals and/or monographs and books
  • Be a highly motivated visionary academic
    leader with extensive professional experience of strategic planning,
    building partnerships and leading academic operations at departmental or
    faculty level.
     
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an
application together with the following:
  • A detailed, signed and up-to-date
    Curriculum Vitae of the plus names and contacts of three referees.
  • Copies of the candidate’s academic
    documents.
The sealed applications must be marked as “CONFIDENTIAL”: POSITION YOU
ARE APPLYING FOR on the top right-hand corner of the envelope that must be
forwarded or delivered to reach the University Secretary, P.O. Box 30866,
Kampala.
E-mail applications to: vacancy@vu.ac.ug
Deadline: 2nd June
2017 by 04.00 pm East African time
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