University of Professional Studies (UPSA) Job Opening

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Here is the University of Professional Studies (UPSA) Job Opening. The University of Professional Studies, Accra invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of Pro-Vice-Chancellor to take effect from 1st January, 2023.

 

Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Must be at least an Associate Professor from an academic/research institution or a person from industry eligible for that position.
  • Must be capable of providing effective academic leadership, especially in the areas of innovative teaching, learning and extension in the University.
  • Must provide evidence of managerial and administrative leadership and capacity to promote a collegial working environment in the University.
  • Must demonstrate capacity to understand students’ affairs and manage such.
  • Must have the vision and the drive to oversee the growth of the University especially in teaching and learning
  • Must be able to fundraise to support students.
  • The Pro-Vice-Chancellor with responsibility for academic, research and student affairs and shall, under the Vice-Chancellor, have responsibility for:
    • Overall responsibility for, and management of, academic initiatives to include all
      activities associated with teaching and learning.
    • Managing the regulation of academic courses to achieve high quality and standards and experience of developing and maintaining a successful research environment to achieve high ratings for quality, range and impact.
    • Coordinating strategies for developing and implementing academic programmes
    • Ensuring the efficient development, coordination, and the smooth running of academic programmes.
    • Ensuring efficient utilisation of academic facilities for teaching and learning.
    • Responsible for promoting research and instilling a research culture.

Tenure

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor shall be appointed for a period of three (3) years. The appointment may be renewed, upon application for a further term of up to three (3) years only, if that is not beyond the statutory retirement age of sixty (60) years.

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Applicants should be able to complete one full term prior to attaining the statutory retirement
age.

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How To Apply For The University of Professional Studies (UPSA) Job Opening 

Interested applicants should download the Application Form from the University of Professional Studies, Accra, HERE and forward the completed form together with the following:

  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae with documentation on personal history, academic credentials and working experience;
  • A statement of about 2,500 words (not more than five pages) in standard font size on how they would use the position to advance the Vision and Mission of the
    University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA).
  • The UPSA Strategic Plan can be
    downloaded at www.upsa.edu.gh

The above listed documents should be submitted to the following address: [email protected]

In addition, applicants are required to hand deliver seven (7) copies of each of the above mentioned documents to:

THE CHAIRMAN,

SEARCH COMMITTEE (POST OF PRO-VICE-CHANCELLOR),

C/O OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR

UNIVERSITY OF PROFESSIONAL

STUDIES, ACCRA (UPSA),

P. O. BOX LG 149,

ACCRA.

Please Note: 

All applicants shall request three (3) referees to submit reports on them directly to the Chairman, Search Committee (Post of Pro-Vice-Chancellor).

It is the duty of the applicant to ensure that the application package reaches the designated addresses before the closing date

Closing Date: Monday, July 18, 2022 at 5:00 pm

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 

Take Note

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE SHOULD AN APPLICANT PAY MONEY TO ANYONE IN GETTING A JOB WE HAVE PUBLISHED

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