Job Vacancy For Vice-Chancellor



Tamale Technical University came into being with the passing of the technical Universities (Amendment) Act, 2018 (Act 974) by the Parliament of Ghana and assented by the President on 24th August, 2018.

Following this, positions of Key Officers were established to manage the affairs of the University In view of the above, the Governing Council of the University wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians who are goal-oriented and results-driven with good leadership qualities for appointments into the underlisted positions: Vice-Chancellor

Tho Vice-Chancellor is responsible to the Council Chairman and the Governing Council of the University

The Position/Job Description

The Vice-Chancellor is:

• The Academic and Executive Head, as well as Chief Disciplinary Officer of the University, and is responsible to the Governing Council of the University
• Responsible, in accordance with the Statutes and the decisions of Council and the Academic Board. for organising and conducting the Academic. Financial and Administrative business of the University Responsible for the development and promotion of world-class, high quality technical university education and the provision of the necessary academic and administrative leadership
• Responsible for initiating and implementing the Strategic Plan of the University, subject to approval by the University's Council
• Required to advise the University Council and Academic Board of the University on all matters affecting Policy, finance, governance and administration of the University
• The Vice-Chancellor may delegate any of the functions assigned by the Statutes to Senior Members of the University as deemed appropriate

Terms of Appointment

• The Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for an initial term of four (4) years The appointment may be renewed upon application for another term only or part thereof if that is not beyond the statutory retirement age of sixty (60)
• The terms and conditions of the appointment shall be determined by the Governing Council of the consistent with the Technical Universities Act, 2016 (Act 922) as amended, Statutes and Scheme of Service of Staff of the Tamale Technical University
• The salary and conditions of service attached to the position are very attractive and competitive with those in comparable positions in Ghana

Qualification Required & Experience

The Candidate's Attributes

Academic Background. Skills and Experience in Educational Administration

The applicant must

• Be of Professorial rank
• Bea distinguished and internationally acclaimed scholar with academic qualification of PhD or its equivalent, preferably in Science, Technology or Engineering,
• Have broad experience with depth of knowledge in tertiary education
• Have a good understanding of the challenges facing the Technical University in particular, and tertiary education in general
• Have at least ten (10) years working experience in senior management position in tottery education or related institutions.

General Business and Personal Skills

• Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. be a team player, have a high emotional intelligence and capacity to manage and control crises
• Have proven organizational and leadership skills
• Be of good character end demonstrate personal Integrity
• Be able to serve a full term of 4 years before reaching the statutory retirement age of 60

Location: Tamale

How To Apply For The Job

• Candidates are to submit an application letter and a statement of not more than 4 pages (Time New Roman, font size 12 and 1.5 line spacing) outlining their vision for the University and strategies for implementation
• Applicants are to attach CV including names and addresses of 3 referees who can attest to the qualities of the applicant
• All applications should be addressed to the chairpersons of the respective Search Committees
• Applications must be hand-delivered in a sealed envelope or by a courier, to the Registry of the University and signed for, and also submitted using email to the address below:

The Chairman,
Search Committee for Vice Chancellor
C/o Office of the Registrar
Tamale Technical University
P.O. Box 3 ER
Tamale

Or email to:

[email protected] / [email protected]

Closing Date: 12 February, 2020
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