Vacancy for Chief Domestic Bursar - University Guest Centre


Applications are invited from suitable qualified candidates for the position of: 

                                          CHIEF DOMESTIC BURSAR

Job Specification

The University Guest Centre is a hospitality institution. It serves as an alternative home to the academic community and also has a catering unit within the University of Ghana. In reporting to the Manager, the Chief Domestic Bursar will be responsible for the following, among others:

·         The operations of the restaurant, kitchen, front office and housekeeping

·         The sustainability and development of profitable business opportunities i.e. monitoring the performance of every staff; training of staff; planning and directing food preparation and culinary activities; ensuring that all operational and safety procedures are properly followed; assisting in the execution of the Centre’s strategic plan


Qualifications & Experience

Applicants must:

·         Possess a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in either Hotel Catering or Hospitality Management with, at least, 11 years’ post-qualification experience. Additional qualifications in hospitality management will be an advantage

·         Have substantial experience of leading and managing teams as well as customer housekeeping problems


Knowledge and Skills

The Chief Domestic Bursar must:    

·         Be able to work under intense pressure

·         Demonstrate a high level of accuracy in detail

·         Have evidence of contributing positively to the financial success of an organization

·         Have a flexible approach to work, in terms of responding to changing or unforeseen circumstances and being willing to work outside regular hours as the need arises

·         Show clear evidence of ability to hold a schedule/ schedules without supervision

·         Be knowledgeable in nutrition, food and beverage trends within the hospitality industry

·         Have strong written and oral communication skills

·         Be computer literate

·         Have good leadership skills

·         Have the ability to work in all other operational sections of the Centre

·         Have basic accounting skills



Remuneration Package



Mode of Application

Interested applicants are required to submit:

       I.            An application letter.

    II.            A completed application form for employment.

 III.            Curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three (3) referees.

Application blanks may be downloaded from the University’s website: hrodd.


Completed application dossier should be returned to the: Director, HRODD, University of Ghana, P.O. Box LG 25, Legon not later than Wednesday May 3, 2017.