Vice Chancellor – LivingStone International University

Job Title:  Vice Chancellor
Organization: LivingStone
International University
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
LivingStone International University is a private Christian University
provisionally licensed by the National Council for Higher Education in Uganda
on March 2011. LIU’s main campus is located in Mbale Uganda at Namakwekwe plot
A/6 Reuben Napwoli road off mission road.
The Mission of the University is to transform Africa through quality
Christ Centered higher Education.
Job Summary: The Vice
Chancellor will be the Chief Executive Officer of the University and will be
responsible and accountable to the University Council and for the Institutional
Key Duties and
  • Offer strategic direction and leadership
    to the University and represent the University nationally, regionally and
  • Be the academic and administrative head of
    the University;
  • The incumbent also has the overall
    responsibility on the direction, organization and the administration of
    programs of the University;
  • Actively coordinate the development and
    implementation of the academic and administrative policies of the
    University in accordance with the University’s Strategic Plan;
  • Maintain efficiency and harmony of the
    University and its partners and ensure enforcement of the policies and
  • Offer innovative and creative leadership
    in the areas of Academics/Finance, Planning and Development; general
    administration; research and partnerships;
  • Play a key role in the facilitation and
    maintenance of linkages with government/regulatory agencies and other
    local/international institutions of higher learning.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The University Vice Chancellor should hold
    a PhD from a recognized University, and should be a Full Professor (or Associate
    Professor) of exemplary performance record.
  • A minimum of six (6) years of academic and
    research experience and demonstrated leadership skills in an academic
    and/or research institution (at least four years at the level of Associate
    Professor and above);
  • The candidate must have published in
    internationally recognized peer reviewed journals, and extensively
    presented in international conferences;
  • Possess a good understanding of governance
    structures, government financial and fiscal policies, strategic planning
    and human resource management, procurement and asset disposal legal
  • Excellent understanding of the current
    trends in University education and training in Uganda and globally, and a
    broad awareness of the factors and conditions shaping the development of university
    education in Uganda;
  • Be a leader with potential to plan,
    develop and implement academic programs and develop strategic
    institutional linkages;
  • Possess excellent administration,
    organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Proven ability to network, fundraise,
    mobilize training and research grants that will be central to the
    development of the University;
  • Be a practicing Christian of highest
    ethical standards, integrity, accountability and professionalism, teamwork
    and stewardship, and comply with the requirements of the University’s
    instruments of identity.
Age: 40 years and above
How to Apply: 
All candidates should send their applications together with a
comprehensive CV (detailing academic qualifications, professional experience,
academic leadership, publications, awards/scholarships/ funding, membership to
professional associations/ bodies, and linkages), copies of relevant
Certificates, testimonials together with the applicants day telephone contact,
names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees should be sent online
to: The Chairman University Council, LivingStone International University,
Deadline: 20th February 2015 by
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