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Urgent need of Academic Head (Education)
Job Description

Position Overview:

To lead and manage the department so that it realises its potential and delivers excellence in the full portfolio of academic activity, within the context of the operation and strategic development of the Faculty and University.

Principal Responsibilities:

To contribute to the formation of strategy and plans at Faculty level, through engagement with the Dean, Associate Deans and Faculty colleagues, environment scanning and assessment of opportunities and risks
To ensure delivery of the Department’s contribution to University and Faculty strategic plans. 
To support and develop academic leadership in the department and wider community
Effective management of all staff in the Education and Research job family, plus other staff as delegated by the Dean, through the establishment and operation of an effective Departmental leadership team 
Appropriate and effective management of the Departmental budgets.  
Ensuring that Health, Safety and Environmental practice in the Department complies with University policy and regulations. 
Ensuring effective representation of the Department’s interests within and outside the University 
Ensuring that the activities of the Department are undertaken in accordance with the governance, policy and regulatory frameworks of the University.

  • Experience required: 7 to 10 yrs
  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Reporting to: Group CEO
  • Mode of Interview: Telephonic and Face to Face
  • Job designation: Academic Head (Education)
  • Qualification: Master’s degre or advanced degree in sales, marketing or finance
  • Key skills: Good decision making skill and strong interpersonal communication skill

  • Job Expiry Date: Sep-30-2018
  • ------------------------------------------------ Recruiter Details ------------------------------------------------
  • Recruiter Name: kavita
  • Email id: info@acreaty.com
  • Recruiter Email: Posting@acreaty.com
  • Recruiter Mobile Number: 8130712666

Person specification:

Familiarity with the administrative and management systems of the University.
Strong interpersonal communication skills including negotiation and influencing.
Ability to manage difficult situations.
Good decision-making skills.
Ability to set and communicate clear vision and expectations for departmental and individual performance.

Experience:

Credible track record of high-quality academic work.
Experience in managing budgets and academic programmes (research and / or teaching).
Experience of effectively line-managing individual members of staff and teams

Attributes:

Ability to create a collegiate atmosphere and willingness to take account of diverse views while accepting responsibility for decisions commitment to excellence in academic endeavour.
Integrity: keeping promises, following through on commitments, demonstrating the values expected of others.
Commitment to nurturing talent, recognising contributions and providing opportunities for professional development.

Experience:
Credible track record of high-quality academic work Professorial status, or exceptionally Senior Lecturer or Reader, with significant evidence of performance in leadership and management roles.
Experience in managing budgets and academic programmes (research and / or teaching).
Appropriate previous role(s).
Experience of effectively line-managing individual members of staff and teams.
Indicators of effectiveness in previous role(s).
Ability to create a collegiate atmosphere and willingness to take account of diverse views,while accepting responsibility for decisions
Demonstrable record of appropriate leadership in research, teaching and/or other group situations.
Commitment to excellence in academic endeavour
Demonstrated high performance standards in (two or more of) research, teaching, leadership and enterprise
Integrity: keeping promises, following through on commitments, demonstrating the values expected of others
Evidence of appropriate behaviour
Commitment to nurturing talent, recognising contributions and providing opportunities for professional development
Demonstrable record of appropriate leadership in research, teaching and/or other group situations, e.g. postgraduate and research staff supervision.




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