Vacancy title: Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance and Administration)[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Education ]
Jobs at: Soroti University
Deadline of this Job:
12 August 2022
Date Posted: Monday, July 25, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
2.1 Purpose of the Job
To assist the Vice Chancellor in overseeing the finances and administration of the University and coordinate the planning and development of the University.
2.2 Duties and Responsibilities
i) Co-ordinates the preparation and implementation of the University Strategic and development plans.
ii) Oversees the formulation, presentation and implementation of the University work plans and budget.
iii) Oversees and maintains strategic working and collaboration linkages with stakeholders for Institutional development.
iv) Coordinates resource mobilization for Institutional infrastructure growth and development.
v) Monitors and evaluates the performance of income generating projects and programs.
vi) Supervises and evaluates the performance of the Departments/Units of the University Secretary, University Bursar, University Planner and Dean of Students.
2.3 Key Outputs
i) The University’s strategic and development plans effectively coordinated and implemented.
ii) The University’s work plans and budgets timely formulated and presented.
iii) Effective strategic working and collaboration linkages established and maintained with major stakeholders.
iv) Resources for institutional infrastructure growth and development well planned for, identified and mobilized.
v) Aspects of infrastructure or physical development appropriately inbuilt in the major bilateral and multilateral collaborative projects and programs.
vi) Income generating and development programs and projects of the University effectively monitored and evaluated.
vii)Office of the University Secretary, University Planner and Dean of Students appropriately/regularly supervised and evaluated.
2.4 PERSON SPECIFICATIONS
The person eligible for appointment should possess the following minimum qualifications and attributes:
(i) Must have served at least at the level of Associate Professor in an accredited/chartered institution of higher learning or held a position of Deputy Vice Chancellor in an accredited/chartered institution of higher learning. (All Academic qualifications should be from accredited Institutions of higher learning).
(ii) Ten (10) years managerial experience in Institution of Higher Learning or Research Institution.
(iii) Must be at least 45 years old at the time of applying;
(iv) Be a citizen of Uganda.
(v) Administrative Attributes/Competences:
a) High level of maturity;
b) Experience of strategic leadership and management in an accredited/chartered University or equivalent government or reputable organization; 6
c) Should have been at least a member of an accredited/chartered University Senate/Council or equivalent body in government or reputable organization;
d) Must have excellent interpersonal skills and competences;
e) Demonstrate evidence of negotiation skills;
f) Excellent communication skills and public relations; g) Demonstrate evidence of ability to understand and manage academic, Research and outreach processes in higher institutions of learning;
h) Demonstrate evidence of team leadership;
i) Proven ability to handle student community and staff.
j) Integrity; and financial literacy.
k) Knowledge of Higher Education Policies and Operations;
l) Must demonstrate competence in using and promotion of ICT modern technology (vi) Financial
a) Ability to comprehend and implement the Strategic Plan of the University;
b) Evidence of resource mobilization skills
c) Working knowledge of financial management and budgeting processes;
d) Evidence of involvement in leadership of investment projects;
e) Evidence of experience in planning and budgeting;
The Vice Chancellor and Deputy Vice Chancellor shall be appointed on contract for a period of five (5) years in accordance with the University and other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001 (as amended). 4.0 How to apply Please visit the University website www.sun.ac.ug to download the detailed job advertisement. Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit six (6) sets of their applications together with the following:
i) Detailed and up-to-date curriculum vitae
ii) Names, addresses, email and telephone contacts of 3 referees who should be advised to send reference letters directly to the University Secretary under confidential cover
iii) A written statement of not more than 1000 words about the candidate’s vision for Soroti University
iv) Certified copies of the candidates academic transcripts and certificates
v) Copies of the candidates National Identity Card and or relevant pages of passport indicating date of birth
vi) Sealed applications marked Confidential: Position of (Vice Chancellor/ Deputy Vice Chancellor) on the right hand corner of the envelop should be addressed the University Secretary on the address indicated below.
Work Hours: 8
Experience in Months: 120
Level of Education: Associate Degree
Job application procedure
vii) Applicants can also send their applications in a single PDF file to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org All applications must reach the University Secretary not later than 12th August 2022 at 5.00pm East African time. The University Secretary Soroti University P.O. Box 211, Soroti, Uganda
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