Senior Level Administrative Positions - College of Humanities


The University of Ghana, hereby, invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the senior level administrative positions in the College of Humanities listed below, to take effect from 1st August, 2019.




Objectives of the College:  The College of Humanities shall advance the objectives of each of its constituent Units and by these specific objectives, to:

(a)   Create synergy for interdisciplinary teaching, learning and research in the Arts, Social Sciences, Business and Law;

(b)   Provide faculty and students with skills in its various fields to contribute to the development needs of the country;

(c)   Establish and promote international networks of Arts, Social Sciences, Business and Law; and,

(d)   Enhance the sharing of human, financial and material resources;


POSITION (1):             Dean, School of Law


REPORTING TO:        Provost, College of Humanities


The School of Law is not departmentalized.



POSITION (2):             School of Performing Arts


REPORTING TO:        Provost, College of Humanities


The School of Performing Arts is made up of the following Departments:


Department of Dance Studies

Department of Music

Department of Theatre Arts



POSITION (3):             Dean, University of Ghana Business School


REPORTING TO:        Provost, College of Humanities


The University of Ghana Business School is made up of the following Departments:


Department of Accounting

Department of Finance

Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Department of Operations and Management Information Systems

Department of Organisation and Human Resource Management

Department of Public Administration and Health Services Management



POSITION (4):           Director, Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER)


REPORTING TO:        Provost, College of Humanities



POSITION (5):             Director, Legon Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy (LECIAD)


REPORTING TO:        Provost, College of Humanities






The successful candidate must:

(a)      Be of professorial status from an academic/research institution or a person from industry eligible for that position;


(b)      Be capable of providing academic leadership especially in the area of teaching, research and extension in the relevant disciplines;


(c)      Provide evidence of managerial and administrative leadership and capacity to promote a collegial working environment in the School/Institute/Centre;


(d)       Demonstrate capacity to attract funding for research and development; and,


(e)      Have the vision and the drive to oversee the growth and development of the School/ Institute/Centre.



A Dean/Director is responsible for providing leadership to the School/Institute/Centre and for maintaining and promoting the efficiency and good order in accordance with the policies and procedures prescribed by the University Act and Statutes, or as may be determined by the Council, the Academic Board and the School/Institute/Centre Management Committee.

The Dean/Director is to ensure that the approved programmes and functions of the School are duly carried out by members of the School/Institute/Centre.


The Dean/Director is also responsible for the general administration of the School/Institute/ Centre in respect of human, financial and material resources within the general framework of University policy.




A Dean/Director shall hold office for three years on terms and conditions recommended by the Appointments Board and is eligible for re-appointment for a further term of up to three years.


Method of Application

An applicant is required to submit the complete application pack to the Registrar, University of Ghana, P. O. Box LG 25, Legon, Accra, Ghana (Hardcopy) or (Soft Copy).

The application pack should contain the following:

i.           Completed application form for Senior Level Administrative Positions (UAB Form 1C) to be downloaded from the University’s website at


ii.         An up to date Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant academic and/or professional certificates.


iii.       A statement of about 2,500 words (not more than five pages) indicating how one intends to use the period in office to address relevant issues that will ensure that the University achieves its mission and vision.  The UG strategic plan can be downloaded at:


Further information about the University of Ghana may be found on the university website at

Only shortlisted applicants would be contacted.



Applications should reach the Registrar not later than the close of day on Monday, 25th February, 2019.



14th January 2019