Rector, Institute of Film and Television (IFT) at University of Media Arts and Communication (UniMAC)


Job Description


University of Media, Arts and Communication (UniMAC) invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of Rector to take effect 1st October 2024.

Position: Rector, Institute of Film and Television (IFT)
Reporting to: Vice-Chancellor, UniMAC

Job Summary

• The Rector shall be the administrative and academic head of the institute of film and television

S/he shall:

• Be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for providing leadership to the institute of film and television and for maintaining and promoting the efficiency and good order of the institute in accordance with policies and procedures prescribed by the Act, the statutes or as may be determined from time to time by the University Council, the academic board, the Executive Management board and the institute board
• Exercise general administrative supervision over staff in the institute of film and television
• Coordinate and implement programmes for the institute of film and television advice the institute board and utimately the university council through the Vice-Chancellor on all issues relating to the management of the institute, oversee the preparation of annual estimates of income and expenditure and management of the budget and resources of the institute of film and television
• Ensure implementation of decisions of the University council
• Be responsible in accordance with the statutes, and with decisions of the university council, the Executive management board and the academic board, for organizing and conducting the academic, financial and administrative business of the institute of film and television
• Advise the University council and the University management board on all matters affecting policy, finance, governance and administration of the institute of film and television

Qualification Required & Experience

• Must be a PhD holder in an appropriate field. An earned degree in film and television production or any other discipline in the media arts from a recognized university will be an added advantage
• Must have at least 10 years managerial experience at a senior level in higher education
• Must have a track record of teaching, research and administration at a tertiary level
• Candidates who have professional experience in the field of film and television, juried or exhibitions of literary, audio and visual works in recognised and reputable outlets will be an added

Tenure

• The Rector shall be appointed for a period of 4 years. The appointment may be renewed, upon application for a further term of up to 4 years only. Qualified applicants should be able to complete one full term prior to attaining the statutory retirement age of 60

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should forward an application letter together with the following:

• An up-to-date curriculum vitae with documentation on personal history, academic credentials, professional certificate and working experience
• A vision statement (maximum of 5 pages) in standard front size and the strategy for attaining the vision to the following address:

[email protected]

Additionally, all applicants shall request 3 referees to submit reports on them directly to the Chairman, search committee (Post of Rector-Institute of Languages) via email to: [email protected]

It is the duty of the applicants to ensure the application package, to include vision statement and the reference letters, reach the designated email address: [email protected]

In addition, applicants are required to hand-deliver 7 copies of each of the above-mentioned documents in a sealed envelope to:

Office of the Registrar
ATTN: The Secretary
Council Search Committee (Post of Rector – Institute of Languages)
No.5 Alboran Street
South Legon (GA-194-3855)
Postal Office Box GP 667
Accra

Closing Date: 22 July, 2024

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