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Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Research and Innovation

Unicaf University

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka, Zambia posted 13/07/2021.

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Unicaf University

Unicaf University is seeking to appoint a Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Research
and Innovation, to be responsible for the conduct of research, pursuit of
innovation and consultancy of the University. The Deputy Vice-
Chancellor – Research and Innovation will be expected to provide strong
leadership, demonstrate planning, implementing, monitoring and controlling
abilities of the staff involved in research the University. The Deputy Vice-
Chancellor – Research and Innovation acts according to the relevant policies
and procedures and the general framework of the University regarding all
aspects of managing the research, innovation and consultancy activities and is
responsible for ensuring the effective execution of such activities,
accountable to the University’s Senate.

Qualification and experience:

> Grade 12 certificate (with five O levels) or its equivalent.
> Holder of an authentic PhD, Masters and Bachelor’s degrees from accredited and recognised Universities.
> A CV that demonstrates innovation, research and publication history.
> Senior level management experience of at least 8 years in a recognised higher learning institution.
> Should have demonstrable knowledge and experience in ICT, and online learning.
> Note: all certificates should be ZAQA verified

Key Responsibilities:

> Assigning objectives and goals to the different university departments for the conduct of research, pursuit of innovation and consultancy management
> Responsible for supervising the university efforts in terms of promoting research, innovation and consultancy.
> Lead the University’s efforts to source external research funding.
> Ensuring coherent communication between and within the university departments.
> Making sure that research outcomes, knowledge and innovation are promoted and transmitted efficiently and effectively.
> Networking and liaising with external bodies / professionals in order to strengthen the University’s academic status in terms of research, innovation and consultancy.
> Participate in meetings with academic / other staff and internal / external stakeholders.
> Manage all the University’s academic, research, innovation and consultancy activities
> Direct and monitor the implementation of the University’s strategic plan with regards to research, innovation and consultancy.
> Liaising with external stakeholders to develop and maintain university partnerships for research, innovation and consultancy.
> To perform any other relevant duties as delegated by the VC.

Required Skills:

> Excellent command of both written and spoken English language
> Effective communication skills for pursuing discussions with internal and external stakeholders
> Should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and a highly relational approach

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants should
include DVC Research and Innovation/2021 as the subject of the email
application sent to vacancies.faculty@unicaf.org. A cover letter, Curriculum
Vitae and copies of their qualifications should be submitted together.

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Email:: vacancies.faculty@unicaf.org

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