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 Principal tenable at Natural Resources College.
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.
THE PRINCIPAL POSITION
Reporting to the Deputy Vice Chancellor on academic matters and the University Registrar on administrative matters, the College Principal shall provide overall College leadership and strategic management in order to ensure that the College maintains the mission and vision of LUANAR. It entails development of periodical plans and the coordination to ensure effective implementation through annual work plans as well as ensuring availability of efficient financial and administrative support services to the core functions of teaching and learning, research consulting and outreach operations of the College and the University as a whole. The duties and responsibilities of the Principal shall include:
Leadership and Management
Finance Management and Resource Mobilisation
Human Capacity Building
Research and Publications
The candidate for the post of Principal shall be a distinguished scholar with outstanding academic and administrative records. Specifically, the person must:
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 based on satisfactory performance. The successful candidate shall be offered an attractive salary and benefits commensurate with the seniority of the position and
Method of Application
Applications can be sent by either email or post using the addresses by 20th August, 2020.
Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources
P O Box 219
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:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org the subject line should read, “Application for the Post of Principal”.
Referees should similarly be encouraged to submit signed electronic copies of their references in PDF format to the same address