Head of Department – School of Business and Management

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Website Texila American University

Texila American University is a world Class Affordable Education

Texila American University is a World Class Affordable Educational Provider. We are a forward-looking, modern university with a proud tradition as a provider of high-quality education and a focus on applied research. Texila Group–has 4000+ students from 70+ Countries for its varied program verticals.

The University seeks to recruit a suitably qualified individual for the position of “Head of Department – School of Business and Management”.

Job Responsibilities

1. Teaching:

Writing lecture material and handouts and presenting information in lectures; seminars and tutorials, Skills in using ICT tools

Collect feedback from students to improve teaching methodologies and content within the department /faculty.

Providing guidance and advice to students to elevate their career and personal issues.

To ensure that all information is duly uploaded in LMS and ERP (as applicable) on timely basis.

Member of the Governing committees, and other committees of the university as may be required.

2. Research – publications:

Proficient in Identifying research topic Investigating new areas of research within specialist subject area.

Writing papers on a topic relevant to a specialist subject area which includes journals, books, and other material.

3. Examinations:

Responsible for preparation of assessment papers for examinations

Marking examination papers for graduate and undergraduate students.

Writing examination reports for faculty/departmental review.

Writing dissertation reports.

4. Administration:

Working hand in hand with the Dean of the SOBM in all the academic activities

Assist with the strategic planning in teaching, learning and academic administration.

Assist with addressing the challenges which affects the academics aspects to the higher authority through the Dean’s Office.

Assist in the Preparation of the academic calendar, and timetable for each course.

Assist in Coordinating all the lecturers and students to accomplish the task in the stipulated time frame.

Coordinating workshops, seminars, guest lectures

Assist with Monitoring of programme delivery in an effort to ensure that the classes are scheduled properly and running smoothly.

6. External:

Attending conferences in specialist subject areas to liaise and network with national/international colleagues the role holder may, on occasion, be invited to give presentations and lectures in his/her specialism and/or organize sessions in conferences or workshops.

Participating in external working groups – on occasions the role holder may be asked to participate in collaborative projects.

7. Other:

1. Perform any other lawful duties as assigned.

Skills

Drive for results

Quality focus

Integrity

Planning, organizing and flexibility

Confidence and self-control

Problem-solving and initiative

Critical information seeking

Communicating with clarity

Embracing change

Collaborating with others

Influencing and relationship building

Innovation and creativity

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years lecturing experience in a recognized institution of higher learning institute.
  • A PhD in Management /Human Resources/Finance is Mandatory
  • All qualifications must be in the same filed of specialisation.
  • At least three (5) peer-reviewed publications in recognised journals in the field of specialization

Job application procedure

Candidates that meet the requirements are to send their updated CVs to [email protected]  before Friday, 29th September, 2023.


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