Job Vacancy For Rector At Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives



The Governing Council of the Ghana College of Nurses & Midwives, a statutory agency of the MOH-Ghana for the specialist training of nurses and midwives is looking for a qualified person to appoint to the position of RECTOR.

The Position

The Rector is an employee of the College and shall:

•   Be the Administrative (Secretariat) head of the College in accordance with Section 75 of  ACT 833 Part Three of the Specialist Health Training and Plant Medicine Research ACT (2011)
•   Serve as the secretary to the Council as well as  the Academic Board  led by the President towards achievement of the objectives of the College
•   Create an empowered administrative workforce of the College and exercise supervisory role over the administrative staff
•   Perform any other functions as may be prescribed by the Governing Council of the College

Qualification Required & Experience

The Person must be/have:

•   A registered and distinguished nursing or midwifery practitioner of good standing  with not less than 15 years experience
•   A holder of at least a master’s degree in nursing, midwifery or a relevant discipline from an accredited University. PhD is an added advantage
•   A holder of at least a certificate qualification in Health Systems Administration and Management
•   Preferably a fellow of the Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives (Non-fellows may also apply)
•   Preferably a fellow of West African College of Nurses (WACN)
•   Proven relevant senior managerial and administrative experience of not less than 5 years
•   Must be an employee of the Ministry of Health or Ghana Health Service
•   Proven experience of work in a reputable academic entity
•   Of good disposition, possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•   An effective team player
•   Excellent computer skills  (at  least Microsoft Office)
•   Good experience in fund raising and managing resources for optimal benefit

Terms of Appointment and Conditions of Service

•   The appointment is a full-time position for a renewable tenure of four (4) years based on optimal performance.

Conditions of service: Attractive with fringe benefits

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified candidates should submit:

•   An application letter including  a curriculum vitae , names and addresses of three (3) referees and relevant documents
•   2 pages minimum vision statement to highlight vision for the administrative direction of the College.

Application must be forwarded as a registered or courier mail addressed to:

The Chairperson
Search Committee for Rector
Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives
Hse No. 214 West Lands Residential Area.
West Legon -Accra.

Or Scanned or pdf versions addressed to the Chairman of Search Committee and emailed to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 15 March, 2016