Job Vacancy For Vice-Chancellor At University of Cape Coast

The Vice-Chancellor is, under the direction of the University Council, the Academic and Administrative Head as well as Chief Disciplinary Officer of the University.

•   He/she is also responsible to the University Council for maintaining and promoting the good order and efficiency of the University.
•   His/Her other functions are prescribed by the Statutes of the University.

Tenure of Office:

•   The appointment, which is full time, shall be for four (4) years in the first instance and may be renewed for two (2) years after evaluation of performance.
•   Candidates must be able to hold office for four (4) years from the date of appointment before attaining the compulsory retiring age of sixty (60).

Conditions of Service:

•   Very attractive terms and conditions of office will be specified in the instrument of appointment.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Candidates must be full professors who are internationally acclaimed scholars.
•   They must be individuals of stature and integrity with exemplary leadership, interpersonal and communication skills, zeal, energy and the capacity for marshalling the resources needed to carry out the University's mission and vision.

Candidates must also show evidence of the following qualities:

•   Demonstrated ability or potential to manage a University;
•   Ability to foster and promote good internal and external relations of the University;
•   Ability to project effectively the image of the University internally and externally;
•   Proven ability to provide strong, visionary leadership and innovation for the University.

Location: Cape Coast

How To Apply For The Job

•   Interested candidates should submit  two (2) copies of their curriculum vitae
•   Candidates should submit, in not more than three thousand six hundred (3,600) words on A4 paper(s), using Times New Roman 12, in 1.5 line spacing and with 2.54cm margin all round, a statement of their vision for the University of Cape Coast and the strategies for achieving the vision.
•   Applications should be addressed  and submitted by FedEx to

The Chairman
Search Committee (Post of Vice-Chancellor)
Council Secretariat
University of Cape Coast
Cape Coast - Ghana


The Chairman
Search Committee (Post of Vice-Chancellor)
University of Cape Coast
C/o Universities of Ghana
Overseas Office
321 City Road
London EC1V 1LJ

Candidates should request three (3) referees to submit reports on them directly to the above address.

Closing Date: 31 March, 2016