University of Ghana Vacancies 2011: Director, Academic Quality Assurance Unit - Jobs in Ghana

University of Ghana Vacancies 2011: Director, Academic Quality Assurance Unit

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22 Jul, 2011

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The University of Ghana invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the senior level administrative positions listed below, which will become vacant 1st August, 2011.

Reporting to: Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic and Student Affairs)

The Director is responsible for overseeing academic quality in all academic units, programmes and all institutions which award University of Ghana degrees; and in particular to:

  • Advise the Academic Curriculum, Quality and Staff Development Committee on the determination and maintenance of acceptable levels of academic standards with respect to teaching, learning and research;
  • Conduct, in collaboration with the Planning and Management Information Services Directorate (PMISD), student evaluation of courses and teaching staff every semester;
  • Conduct departmental reviews at least every five years, to be preceded by self-assessment exercises and quality audits;
  • Facilitate and oversee the preparation of quality audits, self-studies, quality assurance reviews, surveys, staff training and development initiatives;
  • Disseminate on a regular basis, matters related to quality enhancement to the wider community and beyond;
  • Organize annual exit surveys of graduating classes and to periodically undertake tracer and employer surveys;
  • Perform any other functions relating to quality assurance as may be referred to it by the University Council or the Academic Board

Tenure: Three (3) years in the first instance and renewable for another term of up to 3 years 

Required Skills or Experience

  • Must be of professorial status from an academic/research institution
  • Must be capable of providing leadership in the area of Institutional research and analysis, as they relate to academic quality assurance policies
  • Must provide evidence of managerial and administrative leadership and capacity to promote a collegial working environment in the University
  • Must demonstrate a good understanding of the teaching and learning processes in the University environment
  • Must have the vision and the drive to oversee the growth and development of the Quality Assurance Unit



How To Apply

An applicant is required to submit the complete application pack to:

The Registrar
University of Ghana
P. O. Box LG 25
Accra, Ghana
  • Completed application form for Senior Level Administrative Positions (UAB Form 1C) to be downloaded from the University’s website
  • An up to date Curriculum Vitae
  • A statement of up to 5-pages indicating how one intends to use the period in office to address relevant issues that will ensue that the University achieves its vision and mission

A copy of this advert is also available at the employment opportunities section of the University of Ghana website (
Closing: 05 Aug, 2011

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