EXECUTIVE DEAN: FACULTY OF COMMERCE
- Number of Vacancy: 1
- Category: Education
- Job Level: Mid Level
- Working Hours: 0
- Years of Experience 5
- Salary Range: $-
- Job Location: Bindura
- Preferred Age: 0 (years)
- Required Education: Advanced Degree
- Vacancy Nature: Full time
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following post: EXECUTIVE DEAN: FACULTY OF COMMERCE The Dean plays a pivotal role in the University's Senior Management structure, providing overall leadership and management functions to the Faculty which includes administration and management of the Faculty's finances. The Dean will also be responsible for all Faculty planning and control in specific areas of human resources, budgeting, academic programmes, Faculty equipment and other Faculty matters. The successful candidate will be appointed on a four year contract. The Dean shall report and be responsible to the Vice Chancellor.
The candidate must be appointed at the level of Senior Lecturer and preferably have a PhD qualification in a business related area. The ideal candidate should have an excellent academic record and be a scholar of note with credibility among his/her peers. Attainment of Professorship is an added advantage. Experience in a University or College, administration as Dean of a Faculty, Deputy Dean, Chairperson of a Department, Principal or Director of a University is required. The ideal candidate should also have a strong track record in Teaching, Research, Community Engagement, Innovation and Resource Mobilisation. The ideal candidate should be able to lead the industrialisation agenda of the Faculty. The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate outstanding leadership skills, have demonstrated and proven leadership skills and experience of working with a broad range of relevant stakeholders. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are a must. Duties and Responsibilities In addition, the Dean will be responsible for: • Provide strategic leadership with a vision, academic excellence through University teaching, research, community engagement, innovation and industrialisation (Education 5.0) and insight for the Faculty of Commerce; • Managing, monitoring, developing and evaluating academic programmes; • Provide academic and administrative leadership to the Faculty, including all Faculty planning and budgeting; • Implementing the policies and objectives of the University and the Faculty through the development and delivery of sound and innovative programmes, the promotion of excellence in teaching and research for the Faculty through partnerships and linkages with other Universities as well as other organisations; • Developing a sense of community for the Faculty, students and support staff; • Developing collaborations and strategic partnerships with Faculty alumni, institutions, corporations and government agencies in liaison with University administration; • Implementing programmes and projects in accordance with the University administration; • QualityAssurance of the Faculty activities; • Fostering and maintaining a comprehensive and conducive learning environment in the Faculty; • Mobilising resources (human and financial) for the Faculty; • Participating where relevant in Academic Meetings such as Senate, Senex, Faculty and Departmental Boards; • Serve as a link facilitating amongst students, staff, Chairpersons of Departments, Directors and the University Management. • Leading and Co-ordinating the governance of the Faculty; • Developing, leading and encouraging resource mobilisation in support of the Faculty's goals; and • Performing such other functions as may be prescribed by the Vice Chancellor. NB: Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES. Kindly send the following to the email provided below: application letter, certified copies of Educational certificates, National ID, Birth Certificate and CVs giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, previous employment and experience, present salary, date of availability, telephone number, email address, names and addresses of three referees including email addresses. Kindly visit our website on www.buse.ac.zw/vacancies. Applications should clearly indicate the "Post" which is being applied for and submitted to: The Deputy Registrar- Human Resources and Administration Bindura University of Science Education P Bag 1020 BINDURA [email protected] Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to. The closing date will be Friday, 17 July 2020. For more information phone (0271) 7531-2, 842711 (066210)6230.