Ghana Academy of Arts & Sciences Recruitment 2024/2025

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Ghana Academy of Arts & Sciences Recruitment 2024/2025.

The Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS) is a learned society for the arts and sciences based in Accra, Ghana.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Security Guard

Job Description

Objectives of the Ghana Academy

The Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS) was established by an Act of Parliament in 1959, to encourage the creation, acquisition, dissemination, and utilization of knowledge for national development. It is made up of Fellows who have distinguished themselves in the Arts and Sciences and is led by a Council consisting of a President, Vice-Presidents, an Honorary Secretary, and other elected members.

The Academy’s work is administered through a Secretariat consisting of the Executive Secretary and other administrative, secretarial, and clerical staff. The Executive Secretary is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Academy under the Honorary Secretary and drives the strategic plan and other policy directives under the general guidance of the Council.

Position: Security Guard – Night

Under the Executive Secretary, the Security Guard (Night) is responsible for securing the premises and personnel by patrolling the premises, and monitoring and inspecting buildings, equipment, vehicles, and access points.

Scope of Work

• Patrol premises of the Academy and monitor movements to and from the premises at night;
• Inspect buildings, equipment, and access points to guard against theft, property damage, violence, infraction of rules, intrusion, etc;
• Prevent losses and damage by reporting theft, unauthorized persons, illegal or suspicious activities, and unusual occurrences;
• Complete reports by recording observations, information, and occurrences;
• Establish cordial relationships with personnel in all departments; and
• Perform any other duties assigned by the Executive Secretary.


• Applicant must possess a minimum of WASSCE/SSSCE/GCE Ordinary Level/General Business Certificate Examination with credits in five subjects including English Language and Mathematics;
• Any additional certification in a security-related area from a recognized institution will be an added advantage; and
• Must have at least two years of relevant experience.


• Vigilant, alert, and always aware of one’s surroundings;
• Must be honest and have integrity;
• Physically and medically fit and within a healthy weight range;
• Good interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written);
• Good manners and comportment; and
• Must not be more than thirty-five (35) years of age by the end of December 2023.


Performance-based promotion or until the incumbent reaches the compulsory retirement age of 60 years.

Remuneration: Remuneration is equivalent to that of a Security Guard (Night) in a public university in Ghana

Location: Accra


How To Apply For The Job

Applicants are required to submit the complete application pack addressed to the Search Committee, Ghana Academy, through email address:

[email protected] Hard copy applications should also be submitted to the Search Committee at the physical address already indicated.

The application pack whether electronic or hard copy should contain the following:

• Application letter;
• An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae;
• Copies of relevant academic and/or professional certificates; and
• For the positions of Executive Secretary and Procurement Officer, a statement of about 2,500 words indicating how the applicants intend to promote the strategic plan of the Academy.

Application Deadline: 31st May 2023


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