• UTAB: Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic and Research (DVC-AR)

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                   VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

    The University of Technology and Arts of Byumba
    (UTAB) is calling for applications from highly qualified and interested
    candidates to the post of Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic and Research
    (DVC-AR)

    1. 
    Job
    Position

    Deputy
    Vice Chancellor in Charge of Academics and Research (DVCAR/ VRAC)

    1. Requirements  

    v Must
    be at least an Associate Professor (or Senior
    Lecturer with at least 3 years experience at a Senior managerial level in a recognized
    university)

    v Having
    Academic Managerial Skills and Professional ethics;

    v Being
    capable of developing Partnerships with Academic and Research institutions;

    v Being
    able to innovate, initiate and lead development of fundable research projects;

    v Having
    Skills in Leading teams and being able to work under pressure and self
    supervision;

    v Being
    proficient in English, and knowledge of French 
    is an added value,

    v Having
    an experience of at least 3 years in academic senior management in a recognized
    university in the EAC region or beyond;

    v With knowledge of Higher Education environment and policy in
    Rwanda and capable of managing a rapidly
    a University aiming to Excellence
    ;

    v Being able to drive applied and community oriented Research and
    Community services
    ;

    v Having
    worked as Deputy Vice Chancellor (Vice Rector) in Charge of Academics is an
    added advantage.

     

     

    3. 
    Main
    Duties and Responsibilities

     

    · 
    To Collaborate with the Vice
    Chancellor in the management of the University

    • To Ensure effective and efficient
      implementation of policies on teaching and research in order to maintain
      academic standards of the University,
    • To Evaluating curricula offered by the
      University and proposing reforms and the new programs in accordance with
      national education policies and job market requirements.

    · 
    Initiate, promote and coordinate postgraduate
    programs and special courses

    · 
    Assure/insure trainings and capacity enhancement of
    academic, research and ICT staff

    • Handling duties of the office of the Vice
      Chancellor, in absence of the Vice Chancellor.
    • Overseeing quality assurance in the
      University.
    •  Involvement and guidance to the
      Faculties, schools and centers
    • Chairing the following committees of Senate:
      Admissions, Research, Grants & Publications, Library and Information
      services and Visitation and Affiliation committees.

    · 
    To plan and coordinate the
    development and the standards at national and international levels

     

    4. 
    Duration

    v He/She will have a mandate of Four (4) years,
    renewable

     

    5. 
    Supervision 

    Will
    be under the mandate of the Board of Directors, he/ She will be answerably to
    UTAB Board of Directors under the close supervision of the Vice Chancellor

     

    6. 
    Application
    Modalities

    Interested
    Candidates should submit:

    · 
    A Motivation letter addresses to the Vice Chancellor of UTAB

    · 
    A detailed Curriculum Vitae

    · 
     Certified copies of degree(s)

    · 
    A copy of National identity
    card or Passport

    · 
    Applications will be submitted at
    UTAB Byumba Secretariat or send email to info@utab.ac.rw

     

    Only
    selected candidates will be contacted for the Interview; and the Deadline for submission of application is 11th
    December 2016

    For
    Further information or details, please visit our website; www.utab.ac.rw

    Done at
    Byumba on 07th November 2016

     

    Prof.
    Dr. NYOMBAYIRE Faustin

    UTAB Vice Chancellor and Secretary to the Board of Directors

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