Director of University Health Services at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology


Job Description

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, announces for the information of the Academic Community and the General Public, the following vacancies, effective, 1ST NOVEMBER, 2024:

Title: Director of University Health Services

Job Summary

• The Director of University Health Services shall be responsible, under the Vice-Chancellor for providing leadership, promoting efficiency and good governance at the University Health Services in accordance with policies and procedures prescribed by the Statutes of the University.
• The Director shall provide favourable environment to support clinical training for Medical Students at the University Hospital.

Qualification Required & Experience

The Director of University Health Services;

• Must be a qualified Medical Officer registered with, and in good standing with the Ghana Medical and Dental Council or equivalent recognised professional body, with at least fifteen (15) years post-qualification experience in the practice of Medicine/Dentistry.
• Must possess a Postgraduate Degree from a recognised Institution of Higher Learning in a relevant field of Study.
• Must have Membership and/or Fellowship from a recognised Professional Body.
• Must be above reproach and exhibit a high sense of industry, leadership qualities and organisational skills in the Health Delivery Sector.
• Must have served in a University, Ghana Health Service or equivalent analogous institution at a rank not below a Principal Medical Officer or as a Consultant in a University or analogous institution for a minimum of five (5) years.

Terms of Appointment

• The Appointment, which is full-time, shall be for FIVE (5) YEARS in the first instance before attaining the compulsory retiring age of SIXTY (60).
• The appointment may be renewed for another term of up to five (5) Years after evaluation of performance by the University Council.

Location: Kumasi

How To Apply For The Job

Interested Candidates are requested to submit SIX (6) copies of application package comprising an Application Letter together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, a 3-paged Vision Statement for the University Health Services (font style – Times New Roman; font size – 12; and line spacing – 1.5) and Names and Addresses of Three (3) Referees.

Applications should be marked ‘APPLICATION FOR DIRECTOR OF UNIVERSITY HEALTH SERVICES’ and forwarded under COVER to reach the following address, not later than 31ST JULY 2024:

The Search Committee for the
Director of University Health Services
The Registrar
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Private Mail Bag
University Post Office
Kumasi
Registrar

Closing Date: 31 July, 2024

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