Regional Manager

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary:

Zambian Open University

University without Walls

ZAMBIAN OPEN UNIVERSITY

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – REGIONAL MANAGER

INSTITUTIONAL PROFILE

The Zambian Open University (ZAOU) is an institution of high standing both locally and internationally, which is registered with the Higher Education Authority (HEA), and whose vision is “to be an internationally recognized Open University providing quality education through distance and blended learning.” The University is now looking for self-motivated and suitably qualified individual to fill the position of:

1.1 REGIONAL MANAGER (Southern Province)

Purpose: To provide strategic direction, leadership and excellence in the development and management of University programmes and activities at regional level.

2.0 Key Responsibilities

  • Promoting the University Vision, Mission, Core and strategic objectives in all aspects of regional activities,
  • Contributing to the development and successful implementing of the University policies, Strategic Plan, Annual Work Plans and Annual Budgets;
  • Marketing/promoting the University programmes and services;
  • Facilitating recruitment, admission and registration of students;
  • Managing the development and delivery of extension programmes (short courses/workshops/seminars and conferences);
  • Managing the storage and distribution of teaching and learning materials (modules, assignments and related support services) ;
  • Providing responsive learner support services;
  • Managing the centre’s human, financial and material resources;
  • Securing and managing physical facilities required for university activities;
  • Facilitating the recruitment, training and supervision of part – time lecturers/tutors,
  • Arranging and managing residential schools and local tutorial services;
  • Supervising marking of assignments by part — time lecturers/tutors;
  • Managing examinations;
  • Liaising with relevant/collaborating/partner institutions and organisations;
  • Establishing and supervising district centres, where appropriate;
  • Producing periodic reports on all the activities ofthe regional centre;
  • Teaching in one’s area of specialisation’
  • Performing any other duties that may be assigned by the UniversityManagement.

3.0 Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade 12/School Certificate,
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Adult Education or any related field in Education or Social Science;
  • Master’s Degree in Adult Education or any related field in Education or Social Science;
  • At least five years relevant professional experience preferably in an educational institution.

4.0 Skills and Personal Attributes

  • Strong interpersonal skills exceptional writing and oral communication skills;
  • Proven computer skills including ability to manage computer based administrative database, and student record management system.
  • Good planning and organization skills;
  • Strong team leadership skills and ability to motivate and inspire subordinates;
  • Demonstrable problem solving and decision-making skills.

5.0 Those that applied before need not apply

APPLICANTS SHOULD SEND DETAILED, UP-DATED CV AND

CERTIFIED COPIES OF CERTIFICATES TO:

The Registrar

Zambian Open University

Mumbwa Road Campus

P. O Box 31925

LUSAKA

CLOSING DATE FORAPPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY 12TH APRIL, 2019

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