Job Vacancy For Provost, College of Humanities and Legal Studies

The Governing Council of the University of Cape Coast, a public University in Ghana established by an Act of Parliament, announces, for the information of the academic ccommunity and the general public, vacancies for the following positions: Provost, College of Humanities and Legal Studies


The Provost is the academic and administrative Head of a College. He/She is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for providing leadership to the College and for maintaining as well as promoting the efficiency and good order of the College in accordance with policies and procedures prescribed by the University of Cape Coast Law, 1992 (PNDCL 278) and the University of Cape Coast Statutes.

Qualification Required & Experience

An applicant must:

• be an internationally acclaimed scholar of professorial status or equivalent status in an analogous institution;
• be a distinguished scholar with capacity to motivate and direct staff;
• exhibit high sense of industry, leadership qualities and organizational skills and must be above reproach;
• possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
• be visionary, business-oriented and able to establish rapport between industry and the University for a common purpose;
• be sober with maturity and drive for sound and impartial judgment;
• be able to attract grants and funds for research and development activities in the College;
• be an individual of stature and integrity;
• have background in education, arts, social sciences or law;
• have a number of years of experience in university management and administration.


• The appointment, which is full-time, is for a term of three years renewable, upon completion, for a second consecutive term of three years only, subject to application and interview.
• The applicant should be able to serve a full three-year term of office before attaining the compulsory retiring age of 60 years.
• A successful candidate, who is not a Faculty Member of University of Cape Coast prior to the appointment, may opt to be a Faculty Member after serving the term(s) if that is before his/her sixtieth (60th) birthday.
• The successful applicant shall be expected to take office on 1st August, 2022.


The salary and fringe benefits attached to the post are attractive.

Location: Cape Coast

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should complete and submit Application Forms together with eight (8) copies of curricula vitae, relevant supporting documents and three-page vision statement to the address below

The Registrar
University of Cape Coast
Cape Coast

Electronic copies of the application documents should be sent to the email address:

[email protected]

• Applicants should request three (3) referees to submit written reports on them directly to the above address.
• The application should be labelled, “APPLICATION FOR PROVOST”.
• The application form is obtainable from the Directorate of Human Resource and the University’s website (

Closing Date: 31 March, 2022