Job Vacancy For Pro-Vice-Chancellor



The University of Professional Studies, Accra invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of Pro-Vice-Chancellor to take effect from 1st January 2023.

Position: Pro-Vice-Chancellor
Reporting to: Vice-Chancellor

Qualifications and Attributes:

• Must be at least an Associate Professor from an academic/research institution or a person from industry eligible for that position.
• Must be capable of providing effective academic leadership, especially in the areas of innovative teaching, learning and extension in the University.
• Must provide evidence of managerial and administrative leadership and capacity to promote a collegial working environment in the University.
• Must demonstrate capacity to understand students’ affairs and manage such.
• Must have the vision and the drive to oversee the growth of the University especially in teaching and learning.
• Must be able to fundraise to support students.

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor with responsibility for academic, research and student affairs and shall, under the Vice-Chancellor, have responsibility for:

• Overall responsibility for, and management of, academic initiatives to include all activities associated with teaching and learning.
• Managing the regulation of academic courses to achieve high quality and standards and experience of developing and maintaining a successful research environment to achieve high ratings for quality, range and impact.
• Coordinating strategies for developing and implementing academic programmes.
• Ensuring the efficient development, coordination, and the smooth running of academic programmes.
• Ensuring efficient utilisation of academic facilities for teaching and learning.
• Responsible for promoting research and instilling a research culture.

Tenure

• The Pro-Vice-Chancellor shall be appointed for a period of three (3) years. The appointment may be renewed, upon application for a further term of up to three (3) years only, if that is not beyond the statutory retirement age of sixty (60) years.
• Applicants should be able to complete one full term prior to attaining the statutory retirement age.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should download the Application Form from the University of Professional Studies, Accra, website (www.upsa.edu.gh) and forward the completed form together with the following:

• An up-to-date curriculum vitae with documentation on personal history, academic credentials and working experience;
• A statement of about 2,500 words (not more than five pages) in standard font size on how they would use their position to advance the Vision and Mission of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA). The UPSA Strategic Plan can be downloaded at www.upsa.edu.gh

to the following address:

[email protected]

In addition, applicants are required to hand deliver seven (7) copies of each of the above mentioned documents to:

THE CHAIRMAN,
SEARCH COMMITTEE (POST OF PRO-VICE-CHANCELLOR),
C/O OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR
UNIVERSITY OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES, ACCRA (UPSA),
P. O. BOX LG 149,
ACCRA.

All applicants shall request three (3) referees to submit reports on them directly to the Chairman, Search Committee (Post of Pro-Vice-Chancellor).

• It is the duty of the applicant to ensure that the application package reaches the designated addresses before close of day on Monday, July 18, 2022 at 5:00 pm
• Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing Date: 18 July, 2022