Job Vacancy For Vice Chancellor

The Council of the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa, announces that the position of Vice Chancellor of the University shall become vacant on 16th October, 2020.

The University

The university was established in 2004, by University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa Act, 2004 (Act 677). The vision of the university is to become a centre of Excellence in Ghana and Africa for producing world class professionals in the fields of mining, petroleum, technology and related disciplines. The mission of the university is to provide higher education with special reference to mining, petroleum, technology and related fields, promote knowledge through active research and provide professional services to the national and international communities through extension activities

The Position

• The Vice Chancellor is the Executive Head of the University and is responsible, under the council of the University, for both the academic and administrative functions of the university
• The Vice Chancellor is also the Chief Disciplinary Officer of the University

Qualification Required & Experience

The Person

• Must be of professorial status or rank/grade of high repute
• Must be an internationally acclaimed academic and a distinguished scholar
• Must be a proven capacity to motivate, manage and direct staff
• Must exhibit a high sense of industry, leadership qualities and organisation skills
• Must be transparent, firm and above reproach
• Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and capacity to manage and control crisis situations
• Must be a visionary, business-oriented and be able to establish rapport between industry and the University for common purpose
• Must have the capacity to raise funds and other resources for research and other development activities of the University
• Must be able to serve a full four year term of office before attaining the compulsory retiring age of 60 years

Terms of Appointment

• The appointment which is full-time, shall be for 4 years in the first instance and may be subject to renewal for another term 4 years part thereof, salary and conditions of service attached to the position are very attractive

Location: Tarkwa

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates are to submit 6 copies of the following:

• Application letter
• Curriculum Vitae, including copies of all relevant certificates, names and addresses of three (3) referees and
• Statement of candidate's vision for the University. The statement must not be more than 1,200 words

Applications should be forwarded under registered cover marked "Application For Vice Chancellor, UMaT" to reach any of the following address to:

The Chairman
Search Committee for Finance Officer
c/o The Registrar
University of Mines and Technology
Post Office Box 237
Tarkwa - Ghana


The Chairman
Search committee for Finance Officer
c/o The Office Manager
Universities of Ghana Overseas Office
Ghana Universities House
321 City Road
United Kingdom

Closing Date: 30 June, 2020