Contract Academic Staff
DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR: FINANCE & OPERATIONS
The University of the Witwatersrand seeks to appoint a Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Finance & Operations as part of its Senior Executive Team.
This position reports directly to the Vice-Chancellor and is a key member of the senior executive team, with executive and fiduciary responsibility for:
The successful applicant should ideally have a PhD qualification. In addition the successful candidate must have demonstrated skills and abilities in the following areas:
Nominations for appointment to this level are also welcome, provided that they are signed by at least two persons (who are University staff or students, or members of Convocation) and are accompanied by the nominee’s written consent. Nominations should be submitted (with a brief motivation, a full curriculum vitae, the names and contact details of at least four referees and certified copies of degrees/diplomas) to: The Chair of Council (attention: Senior Director Human Resources), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Private Bag 03, Wits 2050.
The appointment is for a 5 year fixed term. An attractive remuneration package, which is commensurate with similar positions in South African Universities is offered and may include annual bonus, generous leave, provident fund, medical aid, relocation expenses and remission of fees for dependents’ studying.
All enquiries, applications and nominations are treated as confidential up to the short listing stage, at which time the names of the short listed candidates are announced publicly. Further information about the position and details about the selection process can be obtained from the Senior Director: Human Resources, e-mail email@example.com
Closing Date: 8 June 2012
The University is committed to employment equity. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the University. The University retains the right not to make an appointment and to verify all information provided by candidates.