St. John’s University of Tanzania (SJUT) is a relatively young
but dynamic university aspiring to become a global player in the
provision of higher education. SJUT is committed to a culture of
quality, excellence and absolute integrity in the context of Biblical
values. The University is seeking to recruit and bring onboard a
suitable individual to provide effective leadership and contribute to
the realization of the aspirations of the University. SJUT is owned by
the Anglican Church of Tanzania (ACT). For further information visit
The University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position:
1. Job Title: DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR – ACADEMIC (DVCA)
(a) Reports to: Vice Chancellor
(b) Job Summary:
Chief advisor to the Vice Chancellor on matters pertaining to Academics,
Research and Consultancy in the University. He/she shall provide
strategic direction of Training, Research and Consultancy functions of
the University so as to achieve organizational goals.
Holder of an earned Doctorate degree, preferably a PhD, in a field
relevant to the University. Must be a Full Professor, Associate
Professor or Senior Lecturer with a minimum of eight (8) years working
experience in tertiary education institutions at senior managerial
level. Computer application skills are added advantage.
Women are particularly encouraged to apply.
(d) Main Duties and Responsibilities:
The Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic shall be the chief advisor of,
and responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the efficient and effective
management of academic programmes, research and consultancy activities
within the University. He/she is further responsible for ensuring that
the highest standards possible are maintained for admissions,
examinations and awards standards. Specifically, he/she:
(i) Provides overall academic administration by ensuring the
development, effective implementation and on-going review of academic
policies, plans and academic programmes of the University in line with
its vision, mission and objectives.
(ii) Provides overall management of academic processes to ensure
consistent quality and competitive standards in all of the University’s
academic programmes, including development and approval of new academic
and research programmes, student assessment processes, student
recruitment and selection, and appointment of external examiners.
(iii) Provides overall management of the Academic Division of the
University, supervising Deans and Directors and other senior officers in
the Division, to ensure effective execution of their respective roles
and timely performing annual performance appraisals for all of them.
(iv) Provides overall leadership in the promotion of a vibrant scholarly
culture and oversees the coordination of all research and consultancy
activities of the University as well as the allocation of opportunities
and resources for research and the effective dissemination of research
(v) Provides strategic leadership by serving as a key link-person
between the University, Government and the national and international
community, with a view to ensure that the University gets priority
consideration in the allocation of resources for research and
participation in consultancy activities.
(vi) Serves in the Top Management of the University and serves as the second in the chain of command, after the Vice Chancellor.
(e) Salary Scale:
Salary of the academic rank plus duty post allowance according to SJUT Scheme of Service
Four (4) years renewable once on satisfactory performance
Mode of Application:
Complete application package that consists of Application Letter
supported with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), relevant copies of
Certificates i.e. Degree/Diploma Certificates/Testimonials, Academic
Transcripts plus Secondary School Certificates and their contact details
should be submitted no later than: 16th June, 2017 to:
Chairperson of the Search Committee,
St John’s University of Tanzania
P.O Box 47, Dodoma, Tanzania.
Tel: 026-239 0044 Fax: 026-239 0025 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com Website: www.sjut.ac.tz