Rector

$13,000 monthly
  • The Afro-American University of Central Africa
  • Oyala, Ciudad de la Paz, Equatorial Guinea
  • Apr 22, 2020
Full time   Provost/Academic Vice President Other Executive

Job Description

The Rector, in consultation with the University Board, will:

  • Provide energetic and inspiring leadership in the development of the University to meet the needs of a fast-growing nation like the Equatorial Guinea one;
  • Lead the recruitment of highly qualified academic staff to start building the University’s national and international reputation for high-quality academic degree programmes, scholarship and learning outcomes;
  • Lead the recruitment of highly qualified and  internationally-minded senior administrative staff  to establish an efficient and effective administration and management structure integrated with the  academic mission;
  • Foster strong international relationships and  working links with other regional and international universities to ensure the internationalization  vocation of the University;
  • Contribute to and promote University’s core  values of integrity, high standards, dedication and innovation amongst all levels of staff and students;
  • Apply vision and leadership in the development of a world-class university in balance with the unique particularities of this African new-born University in which the research and innovative function shall  become a huge booster of economic and social  development at national and regional level.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

  • PhD or professional doctorate;
  • Prior experience as rector of at least one university, preferably, or a track record of providing strategic direction and maximizing performance in a large, complex organization, preferably of academic nature;
  • Track record of providing strategic direction  and maximizing performance in a large, complex organization
  • Experience of forging and negotiating strategic partnerships, alliances and relationships;
  • Sophisticated understanding of current and  emerging global and national trends in the field  of higher
  • Strong academic credibility and a respected  scholar with evidence of eminent scholarship; •Excellent networking skills and contacts particularly with leaders in higher education in national and international contexts and with potential  academic, research and commercial partners;
  • Be fully bilingual in English and Spanish. Good knowledge of French is desirable.

Application Details

 

Interested applicants are requested to email  their curriculum vitae and personal statement to
info-iesalc@unesco.org by indicating the vacancy title “Rector AUUCA” on the email’s subject;

The curriculum vitae submitted shall affix a recent photo (45mm x 35mm with no less than 150 pixels of quality);

Only complete applications (curriculum vitae + personal statement + photo) will be considered;

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview;

Applications will close at 23:00 GMT on May 30, 2020.

Application Deadline

May 30, 2020