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UG | CHS 2018 Vacancies for Senior Level Administrative Positions

UG | CHS 2018 Vacancies for Senior Level Administrative Positions

The University of Ghana hereby invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the senior level administrative positions in the College of Health Sciences, which are listed below and which will become vacant on 1st August, 2018.
OBJECTIVES OF THE COLLEGE:  The College of Health Sciences shall advance the objectives of each of its constituent Units by these specific objectives, to:
(a) promote health through education, research and service;
(b) provide promotive, preventive and curative services to meet the health needs of the nation and the global community through world class excellence in teaching, research and dissemination of knowledge;
(c) produce highly qualified and competent health professionals and medical scientists;
(d) promote development of sustainable health programmes.
 
POSITION CHS 1:  Dean, School of Nursing and Midwifery
REPORTING TO:  Provost, College of Health Sciences
 
The School of Nursing and Midwifery comprises the following academic units:
Department of Adult Health
Department of Community Health Nursing
Department of Maternal and Child Health
Department of Research, Education and Administration
Department of Mental Health
 
POSITION CHS 2:  Dean, School of Pharmacy
REPORTING TO:  Provost, College of Health Sciences
The School of Pharmacy is made up of the following departments:
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Department of Pharmacognosy and Herbal Medicine
Department of Pharmaceutics and Microbiology
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
POSITION CHS 3:  Dean, School of Public Health
REPORTING TO:  Provost, College of Health Sciences
The School of Public Health is made up of the following departments:
Department of Biological, Environmental and Occupational Health
Department of Biostatistics
Department of Community Health
Department of Epidemiology and Disease Control
Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management
Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences
 
QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITIONS OF DEAN
The successful applicant must:
(a) be of professorial status from an academic/research institution or a person from industry eligible for that position.
(b) be capable of providing academic leadership especially in the area of teaching, research and extension in the relevant disciplines.
(c) provide evidence of managerial and administrative leadership and capacity to promote a collegial working environment in the School.
(d) demonstrate capacity to attract funding for research and development.
(e) have the vision and the drive to oversee the growth and development of the School.
(f) Normally, be able to serve a minimum of one term in office.
 
DUTIES
A Dean is responsible for providing leadership to the School and for maintaining and promoting the efficiency and good order in accordance with the policies and procedures prescribed by the University Act and Statutes, or as may be determined by the Council, the Academic Board and the School Management Committee.
The Dean is to ensure that the approved programmes and functions of the School are duly carried out by members of the School.
The Dean is also responsible for the general administration of the School in respect of human, financial and material resources within the general framework of University policy.
TENURE
A Dean shall hold office for three years on terms and conditions recommended by the Appointments Board and is eligible for re-appointment for a further term of up to three years.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
An applicant is required to submit the complete application pack to the Registrar, University of Ghana, P. O. Box LG 25, Legon, Accra, Ghana (Hard copy) or registrar@ug.edu.gh (Soft Copy).
The application pack should contain the following:
i. Completed application form for Senior Level Administrative Positions (UAB Form 1C) to be downloaded from the University’s website at www.ug.edu.gh/hrodd
ii. An up to date Curriculum Vitae with supporting educational and professional certificates
iii. A statement of about 2,500 words (not more than five pages) indicating how one intends to use the period in office to address relevant issues that will ensure that the University achieves its mission and vision.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
 
CLOSING DATE
Applications should reach the Registrar not later than the close of day on Thursday, 29th March, 2018.

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