Recruitment 2020: Kumasi Technical University

Recruitment 2020: Kumasi Technical University

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Kumasi Technical University Recruitment 2020.

The Kumasi Technical University is a public tertiary institution in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Kumasi Technical University is one of the Polytechnics in Ghana diverted into University. It is located at the heart of Kumasi, the capital city of the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions:

Job Title: Sports Officer

The Position

The Sports Officer is the Head of the Sports Department or Unit. Staff in this grade shall be required to show high qualities of sound judgment, initiative, resourcefulness, precision and professionalism in their area of specialization.

Qualifications 

  • Applicant must hold a minimum of a Masters’s degree in Physical Education or related field and must have at least eight (8) years post-qualification experience in senior management.
  • He/she must have served as Assistant Sports Officer for at least four (4) years.

Terms of Appointment

The terms and conditions of the appointment shall be determined by the Governing Council of the University consistent with the Technical Universities Act 2016 (as amended by Act 974), and the Statutes of the Kumasi Technical University.

Job Title: ICT Officer

The Position

The ICT Officer shall be the Head of the ICT Department (Centre). Staff in this grade shall be required to show high qualities of sound judgment, initiative, resourcefulness, precision and professionalism in their area of specialization.

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Qualifications 

Applicant must hold a minimum of Masters degree in Information Technology and must have at least eight (8) years post-qualification experience in a senior management position; in Information Technology management in a tertiary institution, industry or any relevant public service organization.

OR

Must have served as an Assistant ICT Officer for at least four (4) years.

Terms of Appointment

The terms and conditions of the appointment shall be determined by the Governing Council of the University consistent with the Technical Universities Act 2016 (as amended by Act 974), and the Statutes of the Kumasi Technical University.

Job Title: Director of Finance

The Director of Finance is a top management position and is the Head of the Finance Office of the University. Staff in this grade shall be required to show high qualities of sound judgment, initiative, resourcefulness, precision and professionalism in their area of specialization. He/She is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor in the discharge of his/her duties.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Director of Finance:

  • is the Chief Accounts Officer of the University and the Chief Financial Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor;
  • has general responsibility for the administration of the financial affairs of the University that shall ensure its financial health and he/she exercises direct superintendence overall accounts officers;
  • is responsible for collecting all legitimate revenue due to the University; exercises control over expenditure in line with the University’s objectives and budgets;
  • has the duty of preparing the annual budget of the University for presentation to the appropriate governing body for approval and implementation;
  • is also responsible for ensuring that the financial statements of the University are drawn up in accordance with the Technical Universities Act 2016, Act 922 (as amended by the Technical Universities Amendment Act 2018, Act 974), the Harmonised Statutes, applicable accounting standards and all other regulations approved by the University as well as all other relevant national laws and regulations;
  • liaises with the appointed external auditors to get the University’s financial statements audited.
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QUALIFICATIONS 

Applicant must be a Chartered Accountant and hold a Masters’s degree in the relevant field. He/She must have served as a Deputy Director of Finance in a University or comparable grade in a similar institution/organization for at least six (6) years. Applicants must be computer literate and be conversant with accounting software applications.

In addition, the applicant must:

  • be analytical, critical, result-oriented, innovative and visionary;
  • possess hands-on ability to work independently;
  • possess excellent communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills;
  • be a good team player;
  • possess strong IT skills and be familiar with current accounting software;
  • be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines; and
  • possess proactive business and commercial
  • Show clear evidence of the ability to hold schedule(s) without supervision.

TERMS OF APPOINTMENT

The Director of Finance shall hold office for a term of four (4) years, which should be completed before the statutory retirement age of sixty (60) years. He/She may be eligible for re-appointment for a further term of up to four (4) years only, provided that no part of the second term enters the compulsory retirement age.

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The terms and conditions of the appointment shall be determined by the Governing Council of the University consistent with the Technical Universities Act 2016, Act 922 (as amended by Act 974), and the Statutes of Kumasi Technical University.

The salary and Conditions of Service attached to this position are very attractive and are comparable to those in analogous public universities in Ghana.

How to Apply for Kumasi Technical University Recruitment

Interested applicants for the following positions must submit a Sealed Application Letter to the Registrar.

Applicant must attach a Curriculum Vitae, including names and addresses of three (3) referees who can attest to his/her qualities.

The applicant must include a short statement of not more than four pages (Times New Roman size 12 and 5 line spacing) outlining his/her vision and strategies for the position.

For Sports and ICT Officers, applicants shall be required to produce a write-up on work done at current grade, based on work output, for two (2) External Assessors’ evaluation.

. The application must be hand-delivered to the Registrar of the University (signing for submission shall be required) or submitted using a registered mail to reach the address below (as applicable) not later than Friday, 24th April 2020.

The Registrar

Kumasi Technical University

P. O. Box 854

Kumasi

or Email: [email protected]

Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted

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