Muni University , Vice-Chancellor Jobs in Uganda

Muni University is a
Government owned (Public) university established by the Uganda Government by
Statutory Instrument, 2013 No. 31, in accordance with the Universities &
Other Tertiary Institutions Act 2006 as amended. Muni University campus is
located in Arua District, 3Km South of Arua town in North-Western Uganda.

Muni University is a
unique Institution whic

h has adopted a blended learning approach to education
focusing mainly on Techno Science and Business Sciences. The University is
committed to meet the aspirations of a dynamic society, while inculcating
strong research, outreach, and innovation culture within an efficient team of
academic, administrative and support staff.

Vision:

“To be a Model
and Professional University for Transformation and Development”.

Mission:

To provide quality
education, generate

knowledge, provide
innovation and community empowerment for transformation”.

Motto:

“Transforming
Lives”.

To achieve its
vision, Muni University seeks to fill the positions below.

1. VICE CHANCELLOR

Salary Scale: M1

Responsible to:
University Council

GENERAL

Thesuccessful
candidate will be an innovative, visionary leader with the capacity to build a
dynamic management team. In particular the Vice Chancellor will be a widely
experienced individual with wide knowledge of national, regional and international
status and trends of higher education, with capacity to execute a strategic
change programme to ensure the sustainability of the University.h.D

RESPONSIBILITIES

In accordance with
Section 31 of the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, the Vice
Chancellor shall:

(a) Be responsible
for the academic, administrative and financial affairs of the University; and

(b) In the absence
of the Chancellor, preside at ceremonial assemblies of the University and
confer degrees and other academic titles and distinctions of the University.

KEY FUNCTIONS

The key functions of
the Vice Chancellor shall be to:

1. Spearhead the
development and review of the University’s Strategic plan designed to achieve
academic and professional excellence.

2. Promotes an understanding
of the vision and mission of the University.

3. Initiates and
co-ordinates the development and review of policies, plans and programs of the
University in line with the University strategic plan Mobilizes and solicits
for resources necessary for the implementation of the University plans and
programs.

5. Presents
University Management’s policy initiatives, programmes, activities and
recommendations to the University Council for consideration.

Responsible to the
University Council for the general conduct and discipline of staff and
students.

PERSON
SPECIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet
the following criteria:

1. Must have an
earned Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree from a University recognized by
National Council for Higher Education.

2. Being a Professor
or an Associate Professor is an added advantage.

3. Must have an
outstanding academic credentials and a demonstrated administrative experience
and capability.

4. Must have a
demonstrated experience in teaching, research and service to the public of not
less than five (5) years in recognized institution(s).

5.Should have
extensive knowledge, experience of Higher Education systems acquired at a
senior position for at least five (5) years.

DESIRABLE ATTRIBUTES

Should have:

1. Good leadership,
inter-personal, communication, and negotiation skills.

2. Demonstrated
computer literacy skills.

3. High degree of
personal integrity.

4. Ability to manage
resources to achieve set goals.

REMUNERATION

An attractive
remuneration package shall be paid in accordance with the University Terms and
Conditions of Service.

TENURE OF
APPOINTMENT

A five year
contract, renewable once, subject to good performance.

1.Interested and
qualified persons

are invited to
submit six (6) copies of their applications together with the following:

a.A detailed, signed
and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae of the applicant clearly highlighting all
elements of eligibility criteria and personal attributes plus names and
contacts of three referees.

b.A list of research
publications.

c.Copies of the
candidate’s academic documents.

Sealed applications
marked

“CONFIDENTIAL”:
POSITION OF VICE CHANCELLOR Or DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR (ACADEMIC AFFAIRS) on the
top right-hand corner of the envelope must be forwarded or delivered to reach
the University Secretary on the address indicated below, not later than
Thursday 30th April 2015 at 04.00 p.m. East African time. Applications should
be addressed to:

THE UNIVERSITY
SECRETARY

MUNI UNIVERSITY P.
O. BOX 725 ARUA – UGANDA

4. The electronic
applications may be

submitted by email
to: search@ muni.ac.ug not later than Thursday 30th April 2015 at 04.00 pm East
African time.

Those who had
earlier applied need not re-apply.

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