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Position: University Vice-chancellor and Principal
Institution: University of KwaZulu-Natal
Location: KwaZulu‐Natal, South Africa
Duties: The University Vice Chancellor and Principal (VC) is responsible for providing strategic leadership. The VC is the head of the Executive Management team and is accountable to the University Council. The VC must play the role of key academic influencer within a scholarly community and work productively with all institutional stakeholders. S/he is also responsible for the financial viability of the University (including fundraising), good governance and future sustainability
Requirements: PhD/Doctorate Degree. Full Professor or appointable as Full Professor in accordance with UKZN criteria. At least eight (8) years’ demonstrable leadership and executive management experience in a Faculty, College research unit/institute, business or University level. Established academic and internationally renowned scholar with an excellent publication and research record and portfolio of scholarship achievements which may be indicated by research publications; NRF rating or equivalent; H index as an indication of productivity and impact; academic awards; visiting professorships/fellowships; invitations to present papers at national and international conferences; serving on boards of scholarly journals etc. Unquestionable integrity with strong interpersonal and financial capabilities. Ability to establish substantive networks internally and externally with different stakeholders. Ability to provide visionary and ethical leadership, and demonstrated ability to build talent and manage teams. Results oriented whilst displaying resilience, demonstrate commitment to action, and high levels of emotional intelligence. Ability to foster productive working relationships with all stakeholders providing competent and respectful leadership as well as living the University values encapsulated in R.E.A.C.H.T. Ability to lead institutional transformation and mobilise support for change through a high level appreciation of the requirements for managing change effectively within the Higher Education sector. Broad understanding of developments in the Higher Education sector both locally and globally
   
Text: PhD/Doctorate Degree. Full Professor or appointable as Full Professor in accordance with UKZN criteria. At least eight (8) years’ demonstrable leadership and executive management experience in a Faculty, College research unit/institute, business or University level. Established academic and internationally renowned scholar with an excellent publication and research record and portfolio of scholarship achievements which may be indicated by research publications; NRF rating or equivalent; H index as an indication of productivity and impact; academic awards; visiting professorships/fellowships; invitations to present papers at national and international conferences; serving on boards of scholarly journals etc. Unquestionable integrity with strong interpersonal and financial capabilities. Ability to establish substantive networks internally and externally with different stakeholders. Ability to provide visionary and ethical leadership, and demonstrated ability to build talent and manage teams. Results oriented whilst displaying resilience, demonstrate commitment to action, and high levels of emotional intelligence. Ability to foster productive working relationships with all stakeholders providing competent and respectful leadership as well as living the University values encapsulated in R.E.A.C.H.T. Ability to lead institutional transformation and mobilise support for change through a high level appreciation of the requirements for managing change effectively within the Higher Education sector. Broad understanding of developments in the Higher Education sector both locally and globally.
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