Dean – Faculty of Science and Human Development

Ndola, Zambia, Full Time

Dean of the Faculty of Science and Human Development
Northrise University, the first private university in Zambia, is excited to offer an exceptional opportunity to an individual prepared to lead our Faculty of Science and Human Development (FSHD).
As we continue to expand our academic programs, the Dean of FSHD will oversee our current schools and programs, including nursing, IT, and theology. In addition, the new Northrise School of Engineering will be opening in January 2024. The Dean of FSHD will have significant influence regarding the development and accreditation of new programs, improvement of current programs, hiring faculty and staff, and recruitment of students.
Northrise University is committed to developing Christ-centered dedicated professionals and engaged global citizens devoted to the spiritual and economic transformation of Zambia and Africa.
As a Christ-centered university, Northrise University is committed to equipping its students to become skilled and relevant professionals, ministers, and leaders who will have a lasting impact. By providing learning opportunities that enhance critical thinking, discipline, personal responsibility, character development, and sacrifice, students are inspired to achieve excellence and lay-hold of their future.
Joining this Christ-centered institution is more than joining a university — it is belonging to a family, being a help to those in need, and above all, a community dedicated to changing a nation and beyond.
1. An earned terminal degree (Ph.D. preferred) in health sciences and prior successful experience in teaching, curriculum development, academic program management, and
2. Master’s degree in nursing with a minimum of three years at a department chair level or higher.
1. Minimum five years of professional experience.
2. Ability to understand the needs and circumstances of both traditional and adult students and work as a team member.
3. Demonstrated excellence in teaching at a college level or higher.
4. Proven supervisory experience within an academic environment with leadership in the development of academic programs.
5. Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills, both written and verbal.
6. Understanding the needs of a student population with diverse cultural, academic, and socio-economic backgrounds.
7. In-depth understanding of or background in technical education.
8. Embody an administrative style that is collegial and energetic.
9. Model a willingness and ability to work cooperatively with diverse constituencies within and outside NU.
10. Understand higher education funding streams, including familiarity with grants.
11. Be experienced in developing and implementing new programs and be familiar with accrediting boards and agencies.
12. Understand informational and educational technology systems related to instructional, administrative, and student needs.
Application Details
All applicants should submit a typed cover letter of not more than two pages that clearly states the position applied for; the academic and professional qualifications they possess; and the major achievements in their previous and/or current job. Furthermore, the Curriculum vitae should be current, not more than five pages long, clearly state the duration(s) and nature of their past and current work experience; and include at least four traceable referees.
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be communicated to. Additionally, all shortlisted applicants will be required to present certificates of verification/validation of all their academic and professional qualifications from the Zambia Qualifications Authority during the interviews.
All applications should be received by the undersigned by 14th December to:
Human Resource Officer
Main Campus
30029 Kitwe-Ndola Dual Carriage Highway
P O Box 240271
Email at: [email protected]