Vacancy: University Relations Officer

Date 17 Apr 2019
Company Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)
Location Kumasi
Job Type Full-time
Industry Education

Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the appointment as University Relations Officer.

The Position

  • The University Relations Officer is the Head of the University Relations Office. 

  • He is required to provide strategic planning with respect to dealing with the University's Publics;

    • coordinate all events, ceremonies, programmes and other public relations activities of the University;

    • responsible for all publications of the University; 

    • liaise with University Management on the day-to-day-interactions with the University's Publics;

    • manage media relations and develop strong relationships and rapport with media representatives both electronic and print; 

    • supervise the development and execution of content for website and social media platforms of the University and serve as a liaison officer between the University and the KNUST Global Alumni Association.


  • Salary and Conditions of Service are very attractive.

Required Skills or Experience

The Person

The position requires: 

  • A dynamic, self-motivated, and result-oriented person; 

  • Ability to competently articulate the University's position/views on issues; 

  • A team player with good analytical skills; and 

  • A person with the ability to exercise sound judge, exhibit high sense of initiative and managerial skills. 


  • A postgraduate degree or equivalent professional qualification in Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing and/or Development Communication 

  • Must have served in Senior Management position with a minimum of 10 years work experience; and 

  • A membership of a recognised professional body in Public Relations or in a related field would be an added advantage

How To Apply

  • Interested Candidates are requested to submit an Application Letter together with TEN (10) copies of the Curriculum Vitae, including Names and Addresses of Three (3) Referees. 

  • Only shortlisted applicants would be contacted.

Closing Date

Applications should be submitted under REGISTERED COVER and marked APPLICATION FOR UNIVERSITY RELATIONS OFFICER to reach the REGISTRAR, KNUST, Kumasi, not later than WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2019.


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