Appointment of Deans

THE COUNCIL of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, announces the Executive Search for dynamic and business-oriented persons with proven academic abilities to be appointed as DEANS to the following Schools/Faculty of the University:



The Position

The Dean is the Head of the School/Faculty and shall be responsible to the Provost for providing leadership to the School/Faculty and for maintaining and promoting the efficiency and good governance of the School/Faculty in accordance with policies and procedures instituted by the University.


The Person

i.          Must be of Professorial status or equivalent grade in an analogous institution.

ii.         Must be a distinguished scholar with a capacity to motivate and direct staff.

iii.        Must exhibit a high sense of industry, leadership qualities and organizational skills and must be above reproach.

iv.        Must possess excellent communication and inter-personal skills and capacity to manage and control crisis situations.

v.         Must be visionary, business-oriented and able to establish rapport between industry and the University for common purpose.

vi.        Must be sober with maturity and drive for sound and impartial judgement.

vii.       Must be able to attract grants and funds for Research and Development activities for the School/Faculty.

viii.      Must be able to serve a full FOUR-YEAR Term of Office before attaining the compulsory retiring age of SIXTY (60).


Terms of Appointment

i.          The Appointment, which is full-time, shall be for FOUR (4) YEARS in the first instance and may be subject to renewal for Two (2) Years, altogether making a maximum of Six (6) Years.  The Candidate may opt to be a Faculty Member after serving the Six-Year Term before attaining the statutory retiring age of 60.

ii.         The Successful Applicant shall be expected to assume duty by AUGUST 01, 2013.

iii.        Salary and fringe benefits attached to the post are attractive.



Interested Candidates are requested to submit an Application Letter together with the following:

a.         Curriculum Vitae, including Names and Addresses of Two (2) Referees; and,

b.         A Two-Page Statement of Candidate’s Vision for the School/Faculty.

Applications should be forwarded under REGISTERED COVER to reach the following address, not later than FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013:

            THE REGISTRAR



            PRIVATE MAIL BAG



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