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KNUST: Appointment of Provosts – Click to Apply

KNUST: Appointment of Provosts – Click to Apply


THE COUNCIL of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, announces for the information of the Academic Community and the General Public, vacancies for the Position of PROVOSTS to the following Colleges of the University:


The Position

The Provost is the Head of the College.  The Provost shall be responsible for providing leadership to the College and for maintaining and promoting the efficiency and good governance of the College in accordance with policies and procedures prescribed by the Act and Statutes of the University.

The Person

  • Must be of Professorial rank or equivalent Grade.
  • Must be a distinguished scholar with capacity to motivate and direct staff.
  • Must exhibit a high sense of industry, leadership qualities and organizational skills and must be above reproach.
  • Must possess excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Must be visionary, business-oriented and able to establish rapport between industry and the University for common purpose.
  • Must be sober with maturity and drive for sound and impartial judgement.
  • Must be able to attract grants and funds for Research and Development activities for the College.
  • Must be able to serve a full THREE-YEAR Term of Office before attaining the compulsory retiring age of SIXTY (60).

Terms of Appointment

  • The Appointment, which is full-time, shall be for THREE (3) YEARS in the first instance and may be subject to renewal for another term of Three (3) Years after evaluation of performance, altogether making a maximum of Six (6) Years.  The Candidate may opt to be a Faculty Member after serving the Six-Year Term before attaining the statutory retiring age of 60.
  • The Successful Applicant shall be expected to assume duty by AUGUST 01, 2016.
  • Salary and fringe benefits attached to the post are attractive.


Interested Candidates are requested to submit an Application Letter together with Six (6) copies of the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae, including Names and Addresses of Two (2) Referees; and,
  • A Two-Page Statement of Candidate’s Vision for the College.

Applications should be forwarded under REGISTERED COVER marked “APPLICATION FOR PROVOST, COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING” OR APPLICATION FOR PROVOST, COLLEGE OF ART AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT, to reach the following addresses, not later than, FEBRUARY 26, 2016.

The Chairman
Search Committee for Provosts
C/o The Registrar
Kwame Nkrumah University of
Science and Technology
Private Mail Bag
University Post Office
The Chairman 
Search Committee for Provosts
C/o The Office Manager
Universities of Ghana Overseas Office
Ghana Universities House
321 City Road
United Kingdom


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