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Dean Faculty of Law

Reference: INTJOB194
Application deadline: CLOSED

The University of Fort Hare seeks an energetic intellectual with an entrepreneurial orientation who thrives on the challenges of educational renewal in response to social transformation, who is able to provide intellectual and academic leadership within the

Faculty and to contribute to the overall institutional leadership and direction. As the head of the Faculty, the Dean is responsible for the strategic management of the Faculty in accordance with the University's strategic framework.



•Provide academic and strategic leadership in  the Faculty to realise its vision and mission in line with the University's Strategic Plan

 •Lead the development and establishment of new strategic programmes,administer students' academic needs

 •Develop and consolidate partnerships between the University and key local and international partners

  • Manage Faculty staff, infrastructure and other assets
  • Financial management of the Faculty
  • Lead or provide strategic assistance with fund-raising efforts and the appropriate management of funds raised.



 •A PhD in an appropriate specialism •Substantial undergraduate and postgraduate

academic experience

  • A minimum of five years' managerial experience
  • Experience in conducting highquality research and a sound publication record

 •Ability to maintain confidentiality

 •Good communication and networking skills

  • Project management skills
  • Conflict management skills

 •Excellent leadership, interpersonal and team-building skills.


To apply: Forward a covering letter, with a complete CV, proof of remuneration and certified copies of qualifications to:

Mrs N. Dlepu, Executive Director,

University of Fort Hare, Private Bag X1314, Alice 5700.

Tel. (043) 704-7329. E-mail: