2020 UHAS Job Offers

The University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) 2020 Job Opportunities

1.VACANCY FOR SENIOR LEVEL ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION – DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

The University of Health and Allied Sciences invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the following position.

Position 1: Director of Finance
Reporting to: Vice Chancellor
Effective Date: August 1, 2020

Qualifications

The applicant must:
a. The candidate shall be of the rank of at least a Deputy Director of Finance or eligible for appointment as such. OR,

b. Have a first degree and a Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance with at least 12 years of progressively responsible     professional relevant working experience.
c. Be a member of any of  the following major professional accountancy bodies or their equivalents:

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ICA, Ghana).
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
  • Certified Public Accountants (CPA).


d. In addition, the applicant must have:

  • considerable strategic, interpersonal and collegial skills that will enable him/her to function within the Higher Education Sector;
  • good business sense with a deep understanding and appreciation of the strategic and operational issues in top-level management and administration;
  • High-level analytical skills and demonstrable evidence of competence and leadership.

DutiesThe Director of Finance shall:

  1. call for and receive moneys due to the University and make on behalf of the University the authorised payments;
  2. ensure that throughout the University proper books of accounts and records of the property of the University are kept in a manner and form required by Council;
  3. report to the Finance and General Purposes Committee a case of failure to maintain the financial and other records of the University in the form required by the Council;
  4. prepare consolidated accounts of the units of the University;
  5. liaise with Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) on financial matters;
  6. have oversight responsibility for the accounting functions of autonomous bodies, self-accounting and income generating units of the University;
  7. afford every facility to both internal and external auditors in the performance of their functions;
  8. advise on or raise funds for the University; and
  9. generally be responsible for ensuring that the University complies with the Public Financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921) and other relevant enactments.

Tenure The Director of Finance shall serve a term of four years and shall be eligible for the appointment for another term up to four years only. 

Method of Application


An applicant is required to submit a complete application pack to the REGISTRAR, UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES, PMB 31, Ho, Ghana (hard copy); or by attachment to applications@uhas.edu.gh

The application dossier should contain the following:

  1. Completed application form for Senior Level Administrative Positions (UAB 2) to be downloaded from the University’s website https://www.uhas.edu.gh/en/public/staff-employment-forms.html
  2. An up to date Curriculum Vitae
  3. Names of three referees
  4. Vision Statement of up to 3-pages (font size 12, single spacing) indicating how one intends to use the period in office to address relevant issues that will ensure that the University achieves its vision and mission.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing Date


Applications should reach the Registrar not later than the close of day on 15th November, 2019.

2. VACANCY FOR SENIOR MEMBER (ADMINISTRATIVE) POSITION

Applications are being invited from suitably qualified individuals for the following position in the University of Health and Allied Sciences Basic School.

Position 1: Head of Basic School

Reporting to: Board of Basic School

Qualifications

The successful applicant must:

  1. Be of the rank of at Assistant Director I or eligible for appointment as such.
  2. Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Education and Master’s degree in relevant area awarded by a recognised university with not less than 9 years’ teaching experience.
  3. In addition, the candidate should have Teacher’s Cert. “A” or a tertiary diploma awarded by a recognised institution.
  4. Have a deep understanding and appreciation of the strategic and operational issues in educational administration, especially at the basic level.
  5. Demonstrate high-level of competency in leadership and administrative skills.
  6. Be computer literate.

Duties

The successful candidate shall:

  1. Be responsible for the day to day administration of the School.
  2. Meet with the School board and other stakeholders to determine school objectives and ensure that the objectives are achieved.
  3. Be responsible for supervising both staff and students.
  4. Tasked with enforcing school disciplinary roles, codes of ethics, and preventing potential safety violations.
  5. Create the most effective and conducive educational environment for learning.
  6. Develop extra curriculum activities needed for students to succeed in the classroom.
  7. Provide counselling to both teachers and students on behaviour that may be disruptive.
  8. Be responsible for the maintenance of sports equipment and facilities.
  9. Supervise teachers’ syllabuses to make sure that they are teaching relevant and appropriate information.
  10. Perform any other duty assign to him/her by the School Board.

Tenure

The person appointed Head of Basic School shall hold office for a period of four years and is eligible for re-appointment.

Method of Application


An applicant is required to submit a complete application pack to the REGISTRAR, UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES, PMB 31, Ho, Ghana (hard copy); or by attachment to applications@uhas.edu.gh

The application dossier should contain the following:

  1. Completed application form for Senior Administrative/Professional Staff to be downloaded from the University’s website. CLICK HERE to download.
  2. An up to date Curriculum Vitae
  3. Copies of certificates and transcripts

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing Date


Applications should reach the Registrar or above email not later than the close of day on Thursday November 29, 2019.

3. VACANCY FOR SENIOR LEVEL ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION – DIRECTOR OF ICT

The University of Health and Allied Sciences invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the following position.

Position 1: Director of ICT
Reporting to: Registrar
Effective Date: August 1, 2020

Qualifications

The applicant must:
a. be of at least Deputy Director of ICT status from an academic/research institution or from industry and eligible for appointment as such. OR,

b. possess a Master’s degree in Computer Science or any other ICT related discipline with a minimum of 12 years relevant working experience at management level. Certification with a recognised professional body will be an added advantage.
c. In addition, the applicant must have:

  • Considerable strategic, interpersonal and collegial skills that will enable him/her to function within the Higher Education Sector;
  • Good business sense with a deep understanding and appreciation of the strategic and operational issues in top-level University management and administration;
  • High-level analytical skills and demonstrable evidence of competence and leadership.
  • Good knowledge of current trends in Information Technology, Computer Systems and Software as well as the ability to manage the entire spectrum of Information Technology operations.
  • Experience in change management, contracting and negotiations.

DutiesThe Director of ICT shall:

  1. Develop and implement strategic long-term goals, policies, procedures and training to enable the University leverage on information technology and communication to achieve its corporate vision.
  2. Be responsible for the overall development and delivery of information and communication technology services and solutions to faculty, management, administrative departments, research institutes, finance and students of the university.
  3. Develop and deploy information security controls, and procedures so as to manage institutional risks such as cybersecurity, privacy, business continuity, and accessibility to data and other ICT resources of the University.
  4. Establish links and collaborate with other institutions of higher education, national and international organizations for the purpose of developing shared information and communication technology systems.
  5. Prepare annual ICT budget and prioritize university-wide investments in information technology and communication, in partnership with management of the university so as to ensure efficient utilization of available human and financial resources.
  6. Perform such other functions relating to information and communication technology as shall be determined by management of the University

TenureThe Director of ICT shall serve a term of four years and shall be eligible for the appointment for another term up to four years only. 

Method of Application


An applicant is required to submit a complete application pack to the REGISTRAR, UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES, PMB 31, Ho, Ghana (hard copy); or by attachment to applications@uhas.edu.gh

The application dossier should contain the following:

  1. Completed application form for Senior Level Administrative Positions (UAB 2) to be downloaded from the University’s website: CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD 
  2. An up to date Curriculum Vitae
  3. Names of three referees
  4. Vision Statement of up to 3-pages (font size 12, single spacing) indicating how one intends to use the period in office to address relevant issues that will ensure that the University achieves its vision and mission.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing Date


Applications should reach the Registrar not later than the close of day on 15th November, 2019.

4. VACANCY FOR SENIOR LEVEL ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION – DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

The University of Health and Allied Sciences invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the following position.

Position 1: Director of Academic Affairs
Reporting to: Registrar
Effective Date: 1st Feb 2020 (Negotiable)

Qualifications

The applicant must:
a. be of at least Deputy Registrar status from an academic/research institution or eligible for appointment as such. OR,

b. possess a Master’s degree with a minimum of 12 years relevant working experience at management level.     professional relevant working experience.
c. The candidate should have proven leadership and administrative abilities demonstrated by substantial and relevant working experience; evidence of ability to coordinate work of units, sections or teams; ability to initiate policies; and ability to mentor. Must have at least 6 years working experience at decision-making level

d. In addition, the applicant must have:

  • considerable strategic, interpersonal and collegial skills that will enable him/her to function within the Higher Education Sector;
  • good business sense with a deep understanding and appreciation of the strategic and operational issues in top-level management and administration;
  • High-level analytical skills and demonstrable evidence of competence and leadership.

DutiesThe Director of Academic Affairs shall be responsible for:

  1. the preparation and implementation of teaching and examination schedules;
  2. the processing of admission applications including advertisements for such applications;
  3. the allocation of lecture rooms and examination centres as well as other logistical matters relating to the academic agenda of the University;
  4. making physical arrangements for all academic functions of the University in close collaboration with the Director of Public Affairs;
  5. ensuring the maintenance of academic facilities in collaboration with the Director of Works and Physical Development;
  6. the preparation and issuance of statements of examination results, transcripts and certificates;
  7. the preparation and publication of academic materials, including the Handbook of Regulations for courses of study for Junior Members in consultation with the Head of Legal Services and the Director of Public Affairs; and
  8. the discharge of any other assignments that the Registrar shall deem necessary.

Tenure The Director of Academic Affairs shall serve a term of four years and shall be eligible for the appointment for another term up to four years only.. 

Method of Application


An applicant is required to submit a complete application pack to the REGISTRAR, UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES, PMB 31, Ho, Ghana (hard copy); or by attachment to applications@uhas.edu.gh

The application dossier should contain the following:

  1. Completed application form for Senior Level Administrative Positions (UAB 2) to be downloaded from the University’s website: CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD 
  2. An up to date Curriculum Vitae
  3. Names of three referees
  4. Vision Statement of up to 3-pages (font size 12, single spacing) indicating how one intends to use the period in office to address relevant issues that will ensure that the University achieves its vision and mission.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing Date


Applications should reach the Registrar not later than the close of day on 15th November, 2019.

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