APPOINTMENT OF VICE CHANCELLOR

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THE UNIVERSITY OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (UMAT), TARKWA

APPOINTMENT OF VICE CHANCELLOR


The Council of the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa,
Announces that the position of Vice Chancellor of the University shall become vacant on 16th October, 2020.

THE UNIVERSITY

The University was established in 2004, by University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa Act, 2004 Act 677. The vision of the University is to become a Centre of Excellence in Ghana and Africa for producing world-class professionals in the fields of mining, petroleum, technology and related disciplines. The mission of the University is to provide higher education with special reference to mining, petroleum, technology and related fields; promote knowledge through active research; and provide professional services to the national and international communities through extension activities.

THE POSITION

The Vice Chancellor is the Executive Head of the University and is responsible, under the Council of the University, for both the academic and administrative functions of the University. The Vice Chancellor is also the Chief Disciplinary Officer of the University.

THE PERSON

  • Must be of Professorial status or rank/grade of high repute.
  • Must be an internationally acclaimed academic and a distinguished scholar.
  • Must have a proven capacity to motivate, manage and direct staff.
  • Must exhibit a high sense of industry, leadership qualities and organisational skills.
  • Must be transparent, firm and above reproach.
  • Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and capacity to manage and control crisis situations.
  • Must be a visionary, business-oriented and be able to establish rapport between industry and the University for common purpose.
  • Must have the capacity to raise funds and other resources for research and other development activities of the University.
  • Must be able to serve a full four-year term of office before attaining the compulsory retiring age of sixty (60)

 TERMS OF APPOINTMENT

The Appointment, which is full-time, shall be for four (4) years in the first instance and may be subject to renewal for another term of four (4) years or part thereof. Salary and Conditions of Service attached to the position are very attractive.

 APPLICATION

Interested candidates are to submit six (6) copies of the following:

  • Application letter;
  • Curriculum Vitae, including copies of all relevant certificates, names, and addresses of three (3) Referees; and
  • Statement of Candidate's Vision for the University; the statement must not be more than 1,200 words.

Applications should be forwarded under registered cover marked “APPLICATION FOR VICE CHANCELLOR, UMaT” to reach any of the following addresses, not later than 30TH JUNE, 2020:

The Chairman
Search Committee for Vice Chancellor
C/o Registrar
University of Mines and Technology
Post Office Box 237
Tarkwa
Ghana

OR

The Chairman
Search Committee for Vice Chancellor
C/o The Office Manager
Universities of Ghana Overseas Office
Ghana Universities House
321 City Road
London ECIV ILJ
United Kingdom

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