Wed. Aug 17th, 2022
  • Contract
  • Harare

Website ZOU

Station : Harare

Closing date : 14 August 2022

ZOU

Vacancy : Regional  Director  

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) is the largest and comprehensive Open & Distance Electronic

Learning (ODeL) University in Zimbabwe that offers lifelong learning in an affordable and flexible Manner.

POST 2: Regional  Director  (LEVEL 3) (3 YEAR CONTRACT): (5 POSTS) 

Bulawayo Regional Campus (1 Post)

Matabeleland North Regional Campus (1 Post)

Midlands Regional Campus (1 Post)

Masvingo Regional Campus (1 Post)

Manicaland Regional Campus (1 Post)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITY

  • Managing and administering the Regional Campus
  • Managing and supervising activities of the District Centers
  • Providing leadership, guidance and support to the Regional Campus in such a manner as to ensure the achievement of the objectives set by the University
  • Developing and establishing effective plans and structures for controlling income and programme implementation, co-ordination, management, monitoring and evaluation
  • Establishing effective structures for controlling income and expenditure in line with the procedures of the University 
  • Attending all University Committee meetings and all Provincial, Local Boards and other stakeholders’ meetings necessary for coordinating the activities for the Regional Campus as well as disseminating information about the Regional Campus
  • Liaising, on behalf of the University, with donor organizations/institutions to negotiate funding and other assistance needed to successfully implement the programmes at the Campu
  • Promoting staff and student recruitments
  • Actively involved in the development and implementation of student recruitment plans at the Regional Campus
  • Actively involved in the development and implementation of Regional Campus marketing plans
  • Organizing periodic reviews of the Campus’ activities and producing reports on the reviews
  • Supervising tutorials at the Regional Campus
  • Running of examinations by arranging venues, furniture and verification of students’ registration
  • Attending to students’ grievances through channels provided for by the ZOU Act.
  • Maintaining Regional records as required by the relevant government Acts and ZOU procedure manual being the accounting officer for the Regional Campus
  • Undertaking any other duties as may be delegated by the Pro-Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs.
QUALIFICATION 
  • An earned PhD from a reputable and accredited Higher Education Institution is a prerequisite
  • An earned Master’s Degree is a must
  • Capable of giving sound academic direction to the Regional Campus
  • The incumbent must demonstrate, knowledge and skills of running an Open Learning Centre.
  • Five (5) years post qualification experience in an academic or management position at an institution of higher learning is required
TO APPLY 

CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT HAVE THE STIPULATED REQUIREMENTS NEED NOT APPLY.

Interested and qualified persons should submit their applications consisting of the following documents: application letter, certified educational and professional certificates as well as transcripts and curriculum vitae with contact details (telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three (3) referees as follows; 

 EITHER • in PDF format as a single document to: [email protected]  

OR • as hard copies which consist of ten (10) sets of each of the above listed documents. 

All envelopes should clearly indicate the post being applied for.

NB PLEASE NOTE THAT POST 2 IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT. THOSE WHO APPLIED PREVIOUSLY NEED NOT RE-APPLY AS THEY SHALL BE CONSIDERED. HOWEVER, THEY CAN UPDATE THEIR APPLICATIONS IF THEY SO WISH.

Applications should be received not later than 14 August 2022. Applications should be addressed to: 

The Director, Human Resources

Zimbabwe  Open University

P O Box MP 1119 

Mount Pleasant 

Harare

Or  

Hand delivered to 3 rd Floor 

Corner House 

Cnr. Machel Ave and L. Takawira St.

Harare

Suitably qualified, experienced and motivated candidates are invited to apply for the above

vacant positions that have arisen at the Zimbabwe Open University.

WOMEN CANDIDATES AND THE DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSONS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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