OFFICE OF UNIVERSITY REGISTRAR VACANCIES
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Malawians to fill the vacant positions given below tenable in the Constituent Colleges of the University of Malawi.
1. ASSISTANT REGISTRAR-ACADEMIC
The post holders shall be responsible for the implementation of academic policies and procedures as they relate to University programmes and shall report to the University Registrar and College Registrar’s at the University Central Office and College’s respectively.
Duties shall include;
a) Interpreting academic policies to faculty and students within the University and the Colleges,
b) Managing students registration processes annually and production of enrolment reports
c) Ensuring that all students registered in programmes are provided correct and complete information of their degree programme;
d) Management and maintenance of student records ensuring proper collection, maintenance and communication of records and performance results.
e) Organising graduation and maintenance of graduate register
f) Servicing University Committees
Applicants should have a Masters’ degrees in either Education or Public Administration.
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the administration of academic programs or services; exposure and knowledge of academic and governance structures within a university environment. Experience in a Registrar’s office, academic advising and programme planning, implementation and evaluation. Leadership and staff management experience.
2. ASSISTANT REGISTRAR- GENERAL ADMINISTRATION (TWO YEAR CONTRACT)
The post holder shall be assigned to College of Medicine shall report to the College Registrar.
The duties shall include
a) Providing guidance and support to senior management of the satellite campus on key strategic issues such as resources allocation to respond to operational requirements, and related administrative policies/procedures etc.;
b) Taking the lead in coordinating the full range of staff and human resource administration-related issues;
c) Providing advice with respect to conditions of service, duties and responsibilities and entitlements under the Staff Rules and Regulations;
d) Managing resources for the campus, including managing outsourced service contracts, space allocations and securing of college assets;
e) Managing student academic matters like registration, timetabling, examinations and welfare issues;
f) Planning, organising and implementing campus support services;
g) Liaising with the main campus on administrative and resource issues;
h) Preparing annual performance reports and medium-term plans for the satellite campus.
i) Servicing meetings.
Applicants should have a masters’ degrees in either Business or Public Administration.
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a senior administrative position and proven experience of working effectively as part of a focused team and proven ability of coordinating a variety of tasks in a busy and complex higher education set up.
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae containing names and traceable addresses (including e-mail) of 3 referees should be sent to:
P O Box 278
Not later than 29th July, 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.