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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The Addis Ababa University invites all interested STAFF members who can meet the requirements stated hereunder to apply for the post of Vice President of the University.

  1. JOB TITLE

1.1 Academic Vice President (AVP) (Responsible for all academic activities connected with teaching and learning.)

1.2 Vice President for Research and Technology Transfer (VPRTT) (Responsible for all research related activities including Masters and PhD Students’ Graduate Research activities.)

  1. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

            2.1 Educational Qualification: PhD degree or MA/MSc degree with a rank of Assistant Professor or above

2.2    Experience: Certified higher level leadership experience in higher education institutions or institutions having similar missions

2.3   Presentation of Brief Proposal: The applicant is required to submit aBrief Proposal of not more than 5 pages on how to improve the core function of the sector applied for. The applicant might be required to present his/her proposal to audience.

2.4 Gender: While both males and females are eligible for applying for the post, females who meet the requirements are encouraged to apply.

  1. REQUIRED SKILLS

            3.1 Managerial Skill: The applicant is required to possess managerial skill that enables him/her to fulfill the vice president office’s mission and vision by organizing the human, financial and material resources that are available.

            3.2 Innovative Skill: The applicant is required to possess the potential to generate novel working strategies and tactics that would promote change and development in the vice president office.

            3.3 Communication Skills: The applicant is required to possess Communication Skills that would enable him to advance his/her office’s missions.

  1. ETHICAL QUALITIES

            4.1 The applicant is required to be free from any form of unethical behavior and should be one with a confirmed record of exemplary qualities of respect for and commitment to duty.

            4.2 The applicant is required to possess the ability of working with others and treating all equally and fairly.

  1. TERMS OF ASSIGNMENT

The selected individual serves as Vice President for a period of four years that might be extended to one more term if necessary.

  1. SALARY AND BENEFITS

 As per the Addis Ababa University Scale.

  1. DURATION OF APPLICATION

Applicants can submit applications together with CV, original testimonials with non-returnable copies and a passport size (3x4cm)photo including a copy of their Brief Proposal (NOT more than 5 pages, font size 12, Times New Roman and 1.5 space) within 15 working days beginning from the date of this announcement indicated above (i.e. 27 July 2018 – 17 August 2018). Each applicant applies only for one position.

  1. WHERE TO APPLY

Office of the President, Addis Ababa University

  1. APPLYING OPTIONS

            9.1 By personally appearing at the Office of the President, Addis Ababa University

            9.2 President Office e-mail address: poffice@aau.edu.et

  1. CONTACT ADDRESSES FOR MORE INFORMATION

            10.1 Telephone No. 01 11239752 Office of the President, Addis Ababa University

            10.2President Office e-mail address: poffice@aau.edu.et

            10.3 Addis Ababa University Website:www.aau.edu.et

ADDIS ABABA UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATIVE BOARD