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Deputy Vice Chancellor

Assist the Vice-Chancellor in the planning, implementation, monitoring and controlling institutional academic activities.

Main Responsibilities

  • Participate in the formulation/review of academic policies and preparation /review of academic work manuals and procedures and related documentation.
  • Working with the Vice-Chancellor to develop institutional and professional capacities to enhance provision of quality and relevant university education and training (including Continuous Professional Development).
  • Monitoring the implementation of ZCAS Strategic Plan with regard to academic programmes to ensure achievement of the intended short and long-term goals.
  • Spearheading and co-ordinating the implementation of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes through Deans of school.
  • Supervision of quality assurance in teaching and learning in all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
  • Monitoring and supervision of University wide research and research outcomes, through assessment of national as well as international impacts.
  • Promoting academic programmes and fostering a network of relationships with other higher educational institutions worldwide.
  • Superintending over Deans of school in their execution of duties.
  • Ensuring that required accreditation to all regulatory bodies is complied with by the University.
  • Performing duties of the office of the Vice Chancellor in his/her absence.
  • Performing such other duties as may be assigned by the Vice-Chancellor.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 12 Certificate with five credits or better including English and Mathematics.
  • Holder of an earned authenticated PhD/DBA, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Accounting, Banking, Business, Education, Finance, Law, or ICT from accredited Universities.
  • Academic leadership qualities and a good record of personal achievement in both teaching and research.
  • Evidence of mobilization and management of Research grants.
  • Demonstrable analytical, administrative and financial management abilities.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience at senior management level in a university/research institution.
  • Demonstrable experience in resource mobilization.

Key Attributes and Skills:

  • Possess high levels of personal and professional integrity and vision.
  • Reliable, self-confident with humility.
  • Self-motivated and team player.
  • Receptive to change and ability to manage change.
  • Possess good interpersonal skills, including the ability to inspire, motivate colleagues and enjoy being a part of a strong management team.
  • Possess high level of oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrable ICT skills.
  • Social Entrepreneurship skills.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified persons should address their applications to:

Registrar/Board Secretary ZCAS Dedan Kimathi Road,

PO BOX 35243,

Lusaka.

Applicants should enclose certified copies of academic and professional qualifications, National Registration Card, and detailed curriculum vitae. The closing date for receipt of applications is

Applicants who responded to the earlier advert need not re-apply

Application deadline
20 Sep 15:00
Email applications to
registrar@zcas.edu.zm
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