Koforidua Polytechnic Vacancy for Rector

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9 Jun, 2010

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The Governor Council of Koforidua Polytechnic announces that the post of the Rector of the Polytechnic will be vacant from 1st July, 2010. The Rector is the Academic and Administrative Head and Chief Disciplinary Officer of the Polytechnic.

The Polytechnic Council has approved a Strategic Plan for the Polytechnic in which its vision, mission and objectives are explicity spelt out. The Rector should therefore have the requisite qualifications and experience and a clear understanding of Polytechnic education and its direction and be capable of implementing the institutional Strategic Plan competently

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
He is charged with the promotion of quality higher education and the provision of academic and administrative leadership
He is also responsible for initiating new directions in the academic development of the Polytechnic and for implementing the Polytechnic’s Strategic Plan
The Rector is the Chief Disciplinary Officer of the Polytechnic and exercises general disciplinary functions over both members of staff and students in accordance with the Regulations of the Polytechnic

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 two (2) years
The Salary and Conditions of Service attached to the position are very attractive

Required Skills or Experience

Must be distinquished and internationally acclaimed Scholar
Must have wide experience and knowledge in tertiary education
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 circumspect and above reproach
Must process excellent communication and interpersonal skills and capacity to manage and control crisis situation
Must be visionary, business-oriented and able to establish rapport between Industry and the Polytechnic for a common purpose
Must have the capacity to raise funds and other resources for research and other development activities of the Polytechnic
Must have a minimum qualification of PhD in Engineering, Applied Science or Social Science and must have attained the minimum rank of Senior Lecturer
Must have at least ten (10) years post qualification working experience in a senior management position in a tertiary education or public service
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, telephone numbers, postal and e-mail addresses of three (3) referees; and
A 1,200 word Statement of Candidate’s Vision for the Polytechnic
Application should be forwarded under REGISTERED COVER marked ‘APPLICATION FOR RECTOR, KOFORIDUA POLYTECHNIC’ to reach the following addresses:

The Chairman
Search Committee for Rector
C/O The Registrar
Koforidua Polytechnic
Post Office Box KF 981


E-mail: [email protected]

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