Head: Postgraduate Business, Commerce and Marketing Programmes at Open Window University

  • Part Time
  • Lusaka
  • 00 USD / Year
  • Salary: 00

Open Window University

Open Window University is a specialist university with established Creative Arts programmes and newly introduced Business, Commerce and Marketing programmes. The university is fully accredited with the Higher Education Authority, and we strive to be a forward-thinking voice in Zambian education and industry, with a strong emphasis on African excellence. We value passionate people who are willing to grow with us, and are ready to invest in the dynamic future of our institution and its people.

Job Summary
Open Window University is looking for a suitably qualified Head of Postgraduate Business, Commerce and Marketing Programmes who will oversee all academic functions of the university’s Postgraduate Business, Commerce and Marketing Programmes. This is a part-time position as these programmes are new and the initial workload is limited in scope.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manage the university’s postgraduate Business, Commerce and Marketing programmes
  • Recruit postgraduate supervisors, examiners and workshop presenters for masters and other postgraduate programmes
  • Coordinate postgraduate programmes with the university’s international partners
  • Facilitate and mentor student development within the programme
  • Present an introductory workshop to students at the outset of their postgraduate studies in an area of expertise, or as an introduction to postgraduate research.
  • Identify and manage issues related to the efficient rollout of academic programmes
  • Seek educational and institutional links with relevant industry and cultural bodies.
  • Sit on the university’s Postgraduate Studies and Research Committee.
  • Conduct evaluations to determine programme efficiencies, and if required, recommend solutions for improvement.

Qualifications and Skills

  • PhD degree in Business, Finance, Marketing or a related discipline.
  • Demonstrable academic experience.
  • Registration with professional bodies (eg Zambian Institute of Marketing) is an advantage.
  • Three or more years’ experience in industry/academia is an advantage.
  • Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong leadership skills, emotional stability and empathy towards students, faculty and external stakeholders.

Method of Application

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected] with subject “Application – Postgraduate Business Programmes”.

Application Deadline: 26 May 2024

Short-listed applicants will be notified by e-mail.

To apply for this job email your details to postgrad.recruit@owu.edu.zm