The University of Cape Town, a member of the Association of African Universities, is seeking to recruit a Deputy Vice-Chancellor to the portfolio of Transformation to be filled as soon as possible.
The University prides itself on being one of the world’s top research-led universities producing graduates whose qualifications are internationally recognised, locally applicable and underpinned by values of engaged citizenship and social justice.
As members of the executive of the University, all Deputy Vice Chancellors (DVCs) actively support the Vice Chancellor (VC) in the strategic leadership and management of the University and in supervising academic and administrative functions through line reports. Although each DVC is appointed in the first instance to oversee particular functions, these may change over the course of time at the VC’s discretion.
Qualifications and experience:
A doctoral degree would generally be required and the ideal candidate will be someone who fulfills most of the following criteria:
Desirable skills and personal characteristics:
For detailed information on this post, please view the job description on the following link:
A competitive annual remuneration package, including benefits is offered by UCT. Appointment to the position is on the basis of a five-year contract and the contract is renewable subject to a satisfactory performance review.
Applications should be accompanied by a letter of motivation which addresses the above criteria, including a statement on your potential contribution as part of the Office of the Vice Chancellor, your full curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of three referees.
Please also complete and submit the HR204 application form for Senior Executive posts available at:
https://web.uct.ac.za/depts/sapweb/forms/hr204.doc quoting reference number E16112
The recruitment and selection procedures are available at: https://hr.uct.ac.za/recruitment/exec_appointments/dvc/
Applications should be sent to:
Ms Rentia Landman
Staff Recruitment and Selection
University of Cape Town
Telephone: +27 21 406 2602
Nominations are invited and may also be sent to the above with a brief motivation explaining why you are nominating that person as a potential applicant.
Closing date for receipt of nominations: 7th August 2016
Closing date for receipt of applications: 20th August 2016
The University reserves the right to extend the closing date if deemed necessary and reserves the right to make no appointment.
UCT is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity and redress in achieving its equity targets. Our Employment Equity Policy is available at www.uct.ac.za/downloads/uct.ac.za/about/policies/eepolicy.pdf. For this post we seek particularly to attract South African African, Indian and coloured candidates.