POSITION OF DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR NATURAL RESOURCES COLLEGE (NRC)
The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) is inviting applications from suitably qualified, experienced and distinguished academic/research/administrative professionals to be considered for the position of Deputy Director tenable at Natural Resources College.
1. ABOUT NATURAL RESOURCES COLLEGE
Natural Resources College (NRC) became the second constituent College of the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) on 14th December 2014 after it was de-registered as a Trust. The College has a student population of 2,500 and currently it offers Certificate, Diploma and degree programmes. Natural Resources College and Bunda College are the two constituent colleges of LUANAR.
2. THE DEPUTY COLLEGE DIRECTOR POSITION
Reporting to the College Director, the Deputy Principal shall ensure effective provision of demand driven training in diverse aspects of agriculture, natural resources, developmental and environmental management, consultancy and relevant research and maintaining effective linkages with stakeholders. The duties and responsibilities of the Deputy Director shall include the following:
A. LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
ii. ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
iii. FINANCE MANAGEMENT AND RESOURCE MOBILISATION
iv. HUMAN CAPACITY BUILDING
v. INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT
vi. RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS
The candidate for the post of Deputy Director shall be a highly motivated scholar with outstanding academic and administrative track records. Specifically the person:-
3. ABOUT THE CANDIDATE
4. TENURE OF THE POSITION
The successful candidate for the position shall hold office for a period of three years and shall be eligible for re-appointment for one further term of office based on satisfactory performance. The candidates shall be offered an attractive salary and benefits commensurate with the seniority of the position and qualifications.
5. METHOD OF APPLICATION
5a. Hard Copy Submission
Applications can be sent by post using the address provided below by Friday 5th February 2021.
Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources
P O Box 219
5b. Electronic Submission
The submission of the hard copy should be accompanied by full electronic submission of the application and accompanying materials to be mailed as attachment in PDF or MS Word format to:
the subject line should read, “Application for the Post of Deputy College Director-NRC”. Referees should similarly be encouraged to submit signed electronic copies of their references in PDF format to the same address.