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Victoria Tower, Plot 1-13 Jinja Road
P.O.Box 30866, Kampala Uganda

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Faculty of Health Sciences [4 Positions]

Specialities: Nursing (1 position), Midwifery (1 position), Human Nutrition and Dietetics (1 position), Public Health (1 position)

Faculty of Humanities and Social  Sciences [4 Positions]

Faculty of Business and Management [4 Positions]

Faculty of Science and Technology [3 Positions]


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The Dean of the Faculty of Science and technology is the principal academic and administrative officer of the Faculty. He/she is appointed on terms and conditions determined by the University Council for three (3) years and shall be eligible for re-appointment.

1.    PERSONAL SPECIFICATION/QUALIFICATION

He/ She should; 
a)    Hold at least a master’s degree or equivalent or be on Ph. D track A Ph.D. Holder will have an added advantage. 
b)    Be a person with integrity and have a good track record
c)    She should have a minimum managerial and leadership experience of four (4) years obtained from reputable academic/ financial/ corporate/ private institutions. A person with experience in a University work environment will have an added advantage. 
d)    Be Experienced in strategic leadership and management in a reputable university or equivalent in a Government or reputable organization.
e)    Have Knowledge and skills in ICT


2.    ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following are essential duties of the office of Dean as Teaching staff at an appointed level such as Lecturer or professor etc / Dean Faculty of Science and Technology: 
    
a)    Report to the Vice Chancellor
b)    Provides vision and leadership in developing, implementing, and maintaining curriculum and programs that respond to contemporary needs and prepare students for success, and which meets the direction of the University's strategic plans and provisions of external regulatory requirements of the National Council Higher Education (NCHE) and other bodies.
a)    Ensures quality of all instructional programs, materials and research output.
b)    Provides leadership for enhancing the visibility, enrolment, and resources of the faculty and/or programs. 
c)    Provides input to the recruitment, hiring, supervision, training, and evaluation processes of staff in cooperation with the University Management. 
d)    Sets, reviews and provides input on established performance objectives and performance and carry out day-to-day supervision of faculty staff and advise them appropriately.
e)    Directs the development and administration of the Faculty budget and forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, expenditures as appropriate.
f)    Confers with and provides assistance and advice to the Academic Registrar and Vice Chancellor; develop, prepare, and submits recommendations and reports as requested/required. 
g)    Counsels and advises students; suggests an appropriate course of action.
h)    Develops appropriate partnerships with businesses, non-profit organizations, and government agencies.
i)    Serves on committees and task forces of University organs such as Management, Senate and Council as and when required to do so. 
j)    In collaboration with the faculty staff, identifies opportunities for staff growth and development.
k)    Promotes innovation through the delivery of degrees at the highest standard whilst embracing new directions, ideas and opportunities.
l)    Inspires faculty staff to deliver ambitious academic development programs that significantly enhance the experience of students and reinforce the Faculty and University’s academic position.
m)    Acts as a major liaison between the Faculty and the external community, and plays an active role in further strengthening the Faculty’s external relationships.
      o)    Teaches at least 15 hours per week and carry out all related activities such as marking and supervising students.
     p)    Engages in research and publication, innovations and consultancies. 
     q)    Carries out any other duties related to his/her work as Lecturer and Dean.
     r)    Carries out any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Please submit your application to the Academic  Registrar / University Secretary not later than 14th March 2020. 
Email: registry@vu.ac.ug  or universitysecretary@vu.ac.ug


You may also hand-deliver the application to the University (same offices) on Jinja Road Plots 1-13 Kampala.