The Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic Affairs is responsible for leading and directing the overall academic transformational formulation, as well as, the effective implementation of the University‘s Teaching and Learning strategy that is aligned with the University’s overall strategy and mandate. The Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic Affairs (DVC-AA) will endevour to drive a teaching and learning environment that promotes newer and innovative technologies and modern pedagogic approaches that enrich learning at UNZA.
The incumbent will also ensure the existence of effective and efficient student support services, conducive to student access to learning and ensuring their overall academic achievement. The DVC-AA is expected to demonstrate, success in the following broad areas: academic vision and strategy, leadership, governance, organisational management, academic management, developing an external profile, generating new sources of income, and mobilizing the University community to the desired mission of the institution.
He/she must have attained the rank of full professorial status with an excellent track record of leadership and academic achievements, including international research experience, resource mobilisation, and coordinating academic programmes in the country, SADC region and beyond.
a) Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills with the ability to interact with colleagues and other stakeholders.
b) Knowledge in the use of technologies and information management software or similar tools for academic management.
c) Prior successful work on academic themes the university is presently focused on (e.g., inclusion, building graduate programs, improving graduation rates)
d) Training and experience in strategic planning and managing change in tertiary/higher education sector.
The Chairperson of the Search Committee
C/O Office of the Registrar
The University of Zambia
Great East Road Campus
P O Box 32379
Applications can be submitted either physically or electronically. Electronic submission of applications must be made through the email address shown below:
The University of Zambia is an equal opportunity Employer