The Mukuba University wishes to appoint an outstanding individual to the position of Vice Chancellor (VC) to drive and enhance the mission and vision of the University. The successful candidate should be a strategic leader, forward thinking and a competent administrator. The candidate will be expected to Direct, Manage, and Coordinate the activities of the University to ensure that the goals, objectives, and programmes of the University, as approved by the Council, are achieved.
The candidate must possess strategic planning and management competencies, strong business acumen and the capacity to transform an evolving and growing institution to comparable global standards. The candidate should be a good communicator and have effective leadership skills that will inspire and sustain a cohesive and inclusive university student and staff community. Candidates for the role will have requisite academic credentials, be committed to the values of a research- led University and have a minimum of 10 years experience of management and leadership in a higher education institution or a comparable organisation at a very senior level. He or she must be an effective entrepreneur and renowned scholar. The successful candidate shall be appointed for an initial fixed-term contract of 5 years.
Key Functions and Responsibilities
The key functions and responsibilities on which the Vice Chancellor will be expected to focus and deliver, include but are not limited to:
Education and Academic record or credentials:
A distinguished academic record of international significance at a minimum of an earned PhD coupled with a minimum of 10 years extensive managerial and administrative experience in Higher Education Institutions or comparable organisations.
Evidence of a global outlook.
Applications must include the following:
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