Friday, 20 September 2013

Executive Secretary at Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU)

Job Title: Executive Secretary

Employer: Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU)

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 25th Sept 2013

Duties and Responsibilities:

As' the CEO of the Commission, the Executive Secretary shall:
Be responsible for the general direction, administration and supervision of the staff and operations of the Commission and its Committees.
Propose, for approval by the Commission, policies, plans, quality assurance and accreditation criteria and procedures for university institutions.
Ensure that the policies, directives and decisions of the Commission are implemented and observed.
Ensure cooperation and dialogue with other relevant bodies within and outside Tanzania for purposes of sharing best practices ahd benchmarking the quality of universities.
Serve as the custodian of the assets, funds and documents of the Commission.
Direct, manage and oversee all operations of the TCU Secretariat.
Age:Between 45 and 55 years.

The applicant must be a holder of a Doctorate (PhD) degree attained from a recognized accredited university,
He/ She must have a proven record of achievement including sufficient publications in relevant fields of knowledge.

A minimum of ten years experience of teaching and research in a recognized university institution and having attained the position of Professorship.
Experience at top level university management and leadership, preferably at the equivalent level of deputy vice chancellor and above, for a minimum of three years.

Skills and Abilities:
To develop a vision and direction for the Commission;
To interpret and promote the Commission's key functions;
To stimulate and encourage new ideas and developments through motivation and support for staff;
To influence, persuade and build coalitions and networks.

Remuneration and Benefits:
A very attractive package awaits the successful candidate.

How to Apply:

If you feel you meet the stated requirements for the advertised post and would like to serve the Tanzanian public through the TCU, send your application to:
The Chairman,
The Tanzania Commission for Universities,
P. O. Box 6562,
Dar Es Salaam