PUBLIC NOTICE JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLORS
SUMAIT University Management invites both locals and international applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the described positions. The applications involve exciting senior leadership and academic positions in one of the reputable institutions of higher learning with responsibilities for overseeing academic strategy, administration, planning and resourcing.
SUMAIT University is among the fast growing academic institutions in Tanzania with good reputation and academic Excellency and its main campus is located at Chukwani Zanzibar. The University has a number of academic faculties and departments and offers undergraduate programmes and will open postgraduate studies next academic year.
DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR (ACADEMIC, RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY)
Responsibilities: The Deputy Vice Chancellor shall assist the Vice Chancellor in the performance of his/ her functions and in that regard be responsible for the Academic Affairs of the University. In the absence of the Vice Chancellor, he/she will perform the functions of the Vice Chancellor.
Qualifications: The desirable applicants should have an Academic Doctorate Degree and be at least at the level of Associate Professor with a minimum of three years working experience in a senior position within a University or related institution.
DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR (ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE)
Responsibilities: The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration and Finance) shall assist the Vice Chancellor in the performance of his or her functions and oversee the finances and administration of the University. He/she will be responsible for the planning and development of the University;
Qualifications: The desirable applicants should have an Academic Doctorate degree and should at least be at the level of Associate Professor with a minimum of three years working experience in a senior position within University or related institution. Possession of an MBA will be an added advantage.
All positions carry an attractive remuneration package including housing and medical care for successful applicant and the immediate family in accordance with the University Terms of Service.
MODE OF APPLICATION:
Interested applicants are invited to submit their applications together with the following:
(1) A letter of motivation/application;
(2) Detailed and updated curriculum vitae signed and dated by the candidate;
(3) Certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates;
(4) Certified copies of applicant’s birth certificates or relevant pages of their Passports.
(5) A written statement of interest not exceeding 1000 words about the candidate’s vision for the position in the 21st Century competitive Universities;
(6) Names and addresses of three (3) referees who should forward their reports directly to the SUMAIT University, under Confidential Cover.
(7) Referees should attest the candidate’s high academic credentials, managerial and financial capacity and integrity.
Sealed applications should be forwarded under confidential cover and reach the Office of the SUMAIT University not later than Friday 21st, December 2018 at 1700 Hrs. East African time.
The envelopes or email subject should be clearly marked “APPLICATION FOR POSITION OF THE DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR”
Applicants should only apply for ONE position.
All applications should be addressed to:
The Vice Chancellor
P.O. Box 1933,
Or E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or hand-delivered at University Registry- Administration Building, SUMAIT University
The Office Vice Chancellor
Issued Date: 27th November 2018