Vacancy: Deputy Rector

Date 02 Dec 2019
Company Ghana Institute of Journalism
Location Accra
Job Type Full-time
Industry Education

Job Description

The Ghana Institute of Journalism invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following management position; Deputy Rector.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Must hold a post-graduate degree in a communication-related field and a PhD in an appropriate field (A professorial rank would be an advantage).

  • Must have at least five (5) years of experience at a senior level in effective academic management, leadership and teamwork in higher education.

  • Must be able to serve a full four (4) year-term of office before attaining the age of sixty (60)

  • Eligible applicants must demonstrate:

    • Understanding of best national and intcmarioaal higher education practice, particularly in the areas of teaching, research and research funding.

    • Evidence of experience and success in securing grants/funding.

    • Capacity to lead with a clear vision, communicate the institute's mission and current objectives and inspire trust through an open and consultative style.

    • Capacity to lead a sizable group of academics and professionals to strive for excellence.

    • Considerable experience in academic programme development and review, as well as quality assurance in teaching and learning.

    • Vision and commitment in promoting II student-centred undergraduate experience, graduate education, training and excellence ill research.

    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and people management skills.

    • Energy, persistence and enthusiasm for initiating and starting new plans, as well as keeping them going.

    • Ability to use new technologies to enhance the quality of the processes in higher education.

    • Higher level strategic planning and development skills.

How To Apply

Interested applicants within the outside GIJ should submit their applications including two (2) References and a Curriclum Vitae, Applications should be address to:

The Ag. Registrar

Ghana Institute of Journalism

P.O. Box GP 667,


Applications can also be submitted electronically to the following email address: [email protected]. The deadline for receiving applications is Friday, 3rd January, 2020.


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