Bolgatanga Polytechnic Ghana: Rector

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18 May, 2011

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The Governing Council of Bolgatanga Polytechnic announces that the post of Rector of the Polytechnic is vacant.

The Position:

  • The Rector is the Executive Head of the Polytechnic and is responsible under the Governing Council of the Polytechnic for both the academic and administrative functions of the Polytechnic
  • The Rector is the Chief Disciplinary Officer of the Polytechnic and has authority over members of staff and the student body subject to the statutes of the Polytechnic
  • The Rector is responsible for the promotion of quality higher education and research and the provision of academic and administrative leadership
  • The Rector is responsible for setting and implementing the agenda within the Polytechnic’s broad strategic plan; initiating new directions in the academic development of the Polytechnic and protecting the integrity of the Polytechnic’s processes

Terms Of Appointment:

  • The Appointment, which is full-time, shall be FOUR (4) YEARS in the first instance and may be subject to renewal for TWO (2) YEARS
  • Salary and Conditions of Service attached to the position are attractive


Required Skills or Experience

The Person:

  • Must be a distinquished scholar of repute who can inspire, direct and motivate staff
  • Must have very rich experience and knowledge in tertiary educational Administration and Management
  • Must be of unblemished character and have a high degree of personal integrity
  • Must display creativity in vision and have mature and sober judgement
  • Must exhibit a high sense of industry, leadership, and organisational skills
  • Must possess excellent inter-personal and communication skills and capacity to manage and control crisis situations
  • Must have exceptional fund raising abilities
  • Must be business oriented and able to establish a rapport between industry and the Polytechnic
  • Must have a minimum qualification of a PhD in Engineering, Applied Sciences or Social Sciences and must have a minimum of eight (8) years post qualification working experience in Senior Management Position in tertiary education or industry
  • Must be able to serve a full four-year term of office before attaining the compulsory retiring age of sixty (60)


How To Apply

Interested Candidates are requested to submit the following in an application letter:

  • Curriculum Vitae, including Names and Addresses of three (3) Referees and copies of tertiary level certificates
  • A statement of Candidate’s Vision for the Polytechnic (Not more than 1,200 words)

Applications should be forwarded as hard and electronic copies marked “APPLICATION FOR RECTOR, BOLGATANGA POLYTECHNIC” Hard copies must be under REGISTERED COVER to reach the following address:

The Chairman
Search Committee for Rector
C/O The Registrar
Bolgatanga Polytechnic
P. O. Box 767
Email: [email protected]


Closing: 17th June, 2011

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