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
mandate.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Offer strategic direction and leadership
    to the University and represent the University nationally, regionally and
    internationally;
  • 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
    regulations;
  • 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
Experience: 
  • 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
    requirements.
  • 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, info@livingstone.ac.ug
Deadline: 20th February 2015 by
5p.m
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