Job Vacancy For Director At Ghana Institute of Languages

The Board of Management of the Ghana Institute of languages wishes to advertise the post of DIRECTOR of the Institute.

The Position:

•   The Director is under the direction of the Board of Management of the Institute.
•   He is the Chief Executive of the Institute and at the same time the Academic and Administrative Head.
•   The Director should, therefore, have the requisite qualifications and experience and a clear understanding of languages education and its direction and be capable of leading the Institute towards achieving its goals of helping promote Pan-African Unity.

Terms of Appointment:

•   To be determined by the Board of Management of the Institute in consistent with the Institute's Act. (NLCD 324 of 1969).
•   Salary and fringe benefits attached to the post are attractive.
•   Tenure of appointment is four (4) years and successful candidates should be able to serve a full four-year term before the compulsory retirement age of sixty (60). Appointment may be renewed for a further two (2) years, subject to satisfactory performance.

Qualification Required & Experience

The suitable candidate must:

•   Be a PhD holder and a scholar of high academic standing with a minimum often (10) years teaching experience in a reputable tertiary institution. A candidate of Professorial ranking will have additional advantage.
•   Be fluent in the English language.
•   Have specialisation and working knowledge in at least one (1) other modern language.
•   Have senior management position experience and have an enquiring and innovative mind; working knowledge of the committee system of administration in tertiary institution is necessary

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Prospective candidates should submit an application letter with six (6) copies of their Curriculum Vitae, names, contact information and address of referees, copies of certificates and a statement of their vision for the Institute ( in not more than five hundred (500) words) not later than Friday,March 4,2016 to the following address:

By Mail

The Chairman
Search Committee
C/o Ghana Institute of languages
P.O. Box M67

By Hand Delivery

Attention: Joel Asiedu
Senior Administrative Officer
Third Floor, Room 9
Ghana Institute of languages
Adabraka, Accra.

Candidates should request their three (3) referees to submit confidential reports on them directly to the same address.

Closing Date: 04 March, 2016