South Africa

Vice-Chancellor and Principal

Company Central University of Technology, Free State
Reference # 10
Published 13/01/2022
Contract Type Permanent/Contract
5 Years
Salary Market Related
Location Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
Duration 5 Years
Main purpose of the job
•The Vice-Chancellor and Principal is the Chief Executive Officer of the university and reports to the University Council.
•Implement the policies of the University Council and to ensure that the University’s resources are used in ways that most effectively advance the approved mission and strategic plan of the University.
•To provide strategic direction, effective administration and operational management, financial sustainability, and support to the Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) on academic and support services matters.
•To provide direction, support and assistance to Council on all governance issues and the business needs of the institution

Job Functions Management
Industries Academic
Main tasks
1. Strategic Partnerships & Advancement
2. Transformation, Strategy and Compliance
3. Institutional Management and Administration

Nature of appointment5-year Performance-based Executive Management
Minimum salary scale (Total Cost to Company)Available on request
Note: CUT applies an internal parity model to determine remuneration that complies with the principle of “equal pay for work of equal value”. Accordingly, the preferred candidate may expect an offer that is in line with their qualifications and years of similar experience. Please contact the Recruitment office for more information on the applicable salary scale.
Minimum Qualification/ Knowledge and/or Experience

•A Doctoral-level degree
•At least fifteen years of executive / senior managerial experience in a higher education environment
•Academic teaching experience with evidence of excellence in research and teaching
•Accredited scholarly publications
•Academic credibility as recognised by peers and the business environment
•Extensive knowledge in areas of leadership / strategy / management and research

Desired Qualification, Knowledge and/or Experience
•In addition to a Doctorate, a qualification in management, or equivalent.
•An NRF-rating of at least a “C”
•Member of a relevant professional body

Terms and Conditions
•Candidates will be recruited and appointed in accordance with the Employment Equity and Affirmative Action Programmes of the Central University of Technology, Free State.
•The Central University of Technology, Free State reserves the right to conduct/employ a third party to conduct a background investigation in respect of all short-listed candidates.
•Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. If you haven’t received feedback in eight weeks, consider your application not shortlisted.
•The Central University of Technology, Free State reserves the right not to make an appointment in the advertised post and/or to appoint other suitable persons recruited by means other than this advertisement.
•Appointment, either on a permanent or contract basis, will be negotiated with the successful candidate.
Job Closing Date 28/01/2022
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