THE ZAMBIA CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY

Position of Vice Chancellor (re-advertised)

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POSITION OF VICE CHANCELLOR
A vacancy has arisen for the position of Vice Chancellor at the Zambia Catholic University to be filled by a dynamic, innovative and visionary individual.
A Search Committee acting on behalf of the University Council invites applications from suitably qualified individuals for the appointment to the position.
1. JOB PURPOSE
The Vice Chancellor is the chief academic, financial, and administrative head of the University. The Vice Chancellor is responsible for the strategic leadership in financial, administrative and academic management of the institution to ensure that it attains its role of fostering economic, social, moral and spiritual development through research and innovation.
2. DUTIES
In performing the functions of the job, the Vice Chancellor shall develop educational frameworks, policies and take ownership of the University Strategic Plan which outlines the University’s strategic goals. These include, to:
a) Direct, promote and coordinate all the activities of the University;
b) Act as the representative of the University and be its spokesperson in its external
relations;
c) Assume administrative responsibilities for the day-to-day operations and implementing
University development plans including human capital development;
d) Promoting a good labour relations environment within the University;
e) Have a direct oversight of day-to-day operations of the core academic activities, resource
mobilization and management, quality assurance and compliance;
f) Have foresight on student services, welfare and academic support;
g) Create and maintain networks with partners and stakeholders;
h) Perform such other functions and have other powers as the University Council may, by Statutes, prescribe.
3. QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
a) Holder of an earned doctorate from a recognised institution of higher learning or
equivalent professional qualification;
b) Accomplished record of scholarship, research, teaching and service;
c) Knowledge of University systems;
d) Not less than ten (10) years of relevant experience at senior management level or at least
Head of Faculty (Dean), or director in a university or similar institution;
e) Experience in administrative and financial management;
f) Ability to create networks with internal and external stakeholders;
g) Experience in resource mobilization, visionary with ability to inspire others.
4. ATTRIBUTES
a) Good communication skills;
b) Reliable, self-confident, with humility and integrity;
c) Self-motivated and a team player;
d) Possess excellent organizational and leadership skills;
e) Strictly adhere to good corporate governance;
f) Openness, flexibility, receptive to change and ability to manage change;
g) Must be a practising Catholic.
5. REMUNERATION
The University offers an attractive remuneration package for the person appointed to the position of Vice Chancellor as determined by the University Council from time to time.
6. TENURE
The Vice Chancellor is appointed to hold office for a period of five (5) years which is renewable for a similar period depending on performance.
7. MODE OF APPLICATION
Candidates meeting the stated requirements are required to forward their applications comprising the following:
a) Letter of application;
b) Curriculum Vitae and copies of certificates;
c) Names and contact details of three (3) referees, two of whom must be professional authorities in relevant fields;
d) A statement of academic vision for the University in the next five (5) years in not more
than 1,500 words;
e) Any other relevant information that may assist the Search Committee in determining the suitability of the applicant;
f) Applications may be delivered by hand or sent electronically.
8. MODE OF POSTING APPLICATION
Applications marked “POSITION OF VICE CHANCELLOR” should be sent to:
The Secretary,
The Search Committee,
P.O Box 260410,
KALULUSHI,
ZAMBIA.
OR Hand delivered applications can be brought to the University in Kalulushi at
Plot 1937, Ntundwe Drive.
OR Email to: [email protected]
Closing date for receipt of applications is 21st April, 2023

To apply for this job email your details to registrar@zcuniversity.edu.zm

registrar@zcuniversity.edu.zm
Application email or URL: registrar@zcuniversity.edu.zm

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Kalulushi, Zambia Location
Full Time Job Type
THE ZAMBIA CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY

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