Executive Dean – Faculty of Engineering

at Local company
Location Harare, Zimbabwe
Date Posted July 8, 2021
Category NGO
Job Type Full-time
Currency ZWD


The University seeks to recruit a focused, results oriented and strategic Executive Dean for the Faculty of Engineering which consists of the following Departments: Chemical Engineering, Civil and Water Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, and Fibre and Polymer Materials Engineering. The post of Dean is a full-time high level position to be held for a period of four (4) years in the first instance.

Duties And Responsibilities

The Dean Is The Chief Academic, Administrative And Financial Officer Of The Faculty, And Will Be Responsible For Research And Academic Leadership; Administration And Management; Community Outreach; Income Generation And Financial Management Of The Faculty. Further, The Incumbent Is Required To Generate External Funding For Research And Teaching. A Proven Track Record Of Achievement In The Above Areas Is A Must.

Qualifications And Experience

The Ideal Candidate Should Possess The Following:
 Academic And/ Or Professional Qualifications From An Approved Institution, Preferably To The Level Of A Doctorate Degree In Any Field Of Engineering In One Of The Disciplines Offered By The Faculty;
 Be At Least At Senior Lecturer Grade (Or Have Credentials That Would Qualify The Candidate For Appointment At That Level);
 A Proven Track Record Of Success In Academic And Administrative Leadership.

Skills and Attributes

 Demonstrated ability to work in a team;
 Proven commitment to academic excellence and collaboration across disciplines;
 Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with students, academic staff, administrators and external constituencies;
 Demonstrated ability to forge partnerships and garner support from campus, business and community constituencies leading to industrial attachment and employment opportunities for students.

Applying Instructions

Apply CONDITIONS OF SERVICE An attractive package which includes Medical Aid, Leave and Pension Benefits is offered; details of which will be disclosed to shortlisted candidates. APPLICATION PROCEDURE All applications will be treated in strictest confidence. Applications, which should include a curriculum vitae (giving full personal particulars of applicant including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, employment and experience, present salary, telephone numbers and the names, addresses (including email) and telephone numbers of three contactable referees) and copies of certificates must be addressed to: The Senior Assistant Registrar (Academic) Human Resources Department National University of Science and Technology P O Box AC 939 Ascot Bulawayo, ZIMBABWE And emailed to: recruitment@nust.ac.zw in a single pdf file clearly indicating the position being applied for in the subject line. The National University of Science and Technology is an equal opportunity employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply. The closing date for receipt of applications is , 2021 ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.

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