Registrar

Open: Accepting applications

Njala University is a multi-disciplinary university in Sierra Leone. It is one of the three public universities in the country, and came into being as an autonomous university in 2005, through the Universities Act of 2005. 

Njala University is seeking qualified individuals for the positions listed below.

If you would like to apply for any of these positions, please send an updated CV and a covering letter which includes a statement summarizing why you think you are suitable for the position and the qualifications and experience you would bring to it. Send these by Email to registrar@njala.edu.sl or by post to the Registrar, Njala University, Secretariat, Njala Campus, Sierra Leone. You can also apply online by visiting https://njala.edu.sl/form/job-application

Reporting to
The Vice-Chancellor and Principal
Purpose of the position
• Principal adviser to the Vice-Chancellor and Principal on administrative matters;
• Responsible for the conduct of the administrative business of the University other than that assigned to the Court;
• Secretary to the Court and to the Senate;
• Custodian of the University seal, and
• Perform such other duties as shall be prescribed by the Statutes.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide oversight to ensure the production of a summarized Annual Report on Human Resources and Academic Matters for inclusion into the Vice-Chancellor and Principal’s Annual Report.
• Supervise the production of prospectus for the University, detailing courses of study and entry requirements for each academic year.
• Serve as secretary to all statutory committees of the University.
• Supervise the preparation of Senate and Court working documents.
• Supervise, maintain and update the records of the University linkages and membership with international Bodies / Institutions and ensure that the University meets its financial obligations where necessary.
• Supervise the work of the Registry in all the areas of operations under his/her direct control.
• Supervise the work of committees including the conduct of statutory and ad hoc meetings particularly the recording and circulation of minutes and preparation of decision sheets and ensuring that matters arising from the minutes are promptly attended to
• Shall have competency to liaise with Senior Personnel in the tripartite structure (Public, Private and University Section) on matters relating to the administration of the University.
• Shall establish efficient, effective and harmonious working relationship with the Deputy Registrars on the campuses on all administrative matters.
• To perform other duties assigned by the Vice-Chancellor and Principal and statutory committees.
Minimum Qualifications & Competencies
A Master’s degree in Educational Administration or a related discipline plus ten years post qualification experience or promotion from the position of senior deputy registrar plus four positive consecutive annual appraisals.
Advance ICT skills, working knowledge and skills in examination matters such as setting of questions and computing of grades, skills in curriculum development and educational assignment; Skills in Human Resources Management including staff evaluation and
Job Description

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Advance ICT skills, working knowledge and skills in examination matters such as setting of questions and computing of grades, skills in curriculum development and educational assignment; Skills in Human Resources Management including staff evaluation and matters relating to advocacy and income generation

ACCOUNTABILITY

Applicant must have an unblemished record in the management of student records and university finances

EXPECTATIONS

Must be quite au fait with University regulations, be creative, apply strategic management skills, have ability to take timely and informed decisions, have good public relations, internal and leadership skills, have good work ethics and must passion for excellence.

REMUNERATION – Attractive

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Applications should include a motivational letter, copies of curriculum vitae, relevant certificates and names and addresses of three referees, one of whom should be your present or last employer. Applications should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager, Njala University, University Secretariat, Njala Campus, with copies to the Pro Chancellor and the Vice-Chancellor and Principal.

Deadline to Apply