Cape Coast Technical University Recruitment for Registrar

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Cape Coast Technical University Recruitment for .

Cape Coast Technical University was established in 1984 as a second cycle institution. In 1986, it operated under the administration of Ghana Education Service to offer intermediate courses leading to the award of non-tertiary certificates. In 1992, the University was upgraded to tertiary level by PNDCL 321 to run programmes for the award of the Higher National Diplomas. The new Polytechnic Act of 2007, Act 745 has given the University the mandate to run degree programs.

Job Description

The governing council of Cape Coast Technical University announces the executive search for hardworking, resourceful and visionary persons for the following position: Registrar

The Position/Function

The Registrar shall be:

•   The Chief Administrative Officer of the University and responsible to the Vice-Chancellor.
•   Responsible for coordination of the University’s strategic planning, policy formulation and implementation.
•   Responsible for supervision of the day-to-day operations of the offices within the Registry, including student admissions, examinations and records, Student Affairs, Human Resources and General Administration.
•   The Secretary to the Governing Council, the Academic Board and selected Statutory Committees of the University.
•   Responsible for the custody of Cape Coast Technical University seal and for affixing same to relevant documents of the Governing Council and the Academic Board.
•   Responsible for the custody of all legal documents and records of the University.
•   Responsible for publishing policy decisions of the Governing Council and the Academic Board of the University.
•   Required to perform any other official functions as may be assigned by the Governing Council or delegated by the Vice Chancellor of the University

Terms of appointment

•   The Registrar shall hold office for an initial term of four (4) years. The appointment may be renewed upon application for another term only or part thereof if that is not beyond the statutory retirement age of sixty (60) years.
•   The terms and conditions of the appointment shall be determined by the Governing Council of the University consistent with the Technical Universities, Act 2016 (Act 922) as amended and Statutes of Cape Coast Technical University.
•   The salary and Conditions of Service attached to this position are very attractive and are comparable to those in analogous universities in Ghana.

Qualification Required & Experience

The Person
He/She must:

•   Be a Chartered Accountant and hold a research Master’s degree in the relevant field.
•   Have at least twelve (12) years post-professional accountancy working experience in a tertiary institution, industry or any relevant public service or corporate organization.
•   Have served at least a Deputy Director of Finance in a University or comparable grade in a similar institution/organization for at least four (4) years.
•   Be of good character and demonstrate personal integrity.
•   Be a servant leader and be able to plan, organize, implement and administratively manage all activities related to the Finance Directorate.
•   Be able to provide sound advice to the Vice-Chancellor on all financial matters affecting the University.
•   Have extensive knowledge of Universities’ financial policies, procedures, controls and processes and best accounting and finance practice.
•   Have experience with a University’s accounting and finance software and records management in a manner that is consistent with the University’s mission and objectives.
•   Have wide experience in treasury management preferably in a University environment.
•   Have extensive experience in compliance with finance, accounting and tax regulations preferably in a University environment.
•   Be able to translate financial concepts and effectively collaborate with programmatic and fundraising colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds.
•   Be able to effectively communicate with students, staff and external agencies.
•   Be able to provide clear, practical and accurate advice to staff at all levels in the Finance Directorate on financial procedures and requirements.
•   Be able to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines

How to Apply

Candidates are to submit six (6) copies each of their application letter attached to their Curriculum Vitae, including names and addresses of three (3) referees. Applicants are to include a short statement of not more than four (4) pages (Times New Roman size 12 and 1.5 line spacing) outlining their vision and strategies for implementation.

Applications must be hand delivered in a sealed envelope to the Registry of the University and signed for or submitted using a registered postal mail to reach the address below (as applicable) and copied to the email addresses below:

The Chairman Search Committee for Librarian

C/O Office of the Registrar Cape Coast Technical University

P. O. Box DL50 Cape Coast

Email: [email protected]

Closing Date: 12 July, 2019


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