1) Job Vacancy For Vice Principal

The Council of the Agogo Presbyterian Women’s College of Education announces to the Academic Community and the General Public the existence of vacancies for the following: Vice Principal

Responsibilities and Duties

• The College Vice-Principal shall be the assistant to the Principal who serves as the academic, administrative and executive head and disciplinary officer of the college.
• He/she is responsible for assisting the Principal in overall management and administration of the college in accordance with the college of Education Act, the Harmonised statutes for the colleges of Education, the decision of council and the academic board as well as other national laws and regulations.
• He/She will shall assists the Principal in maintaining and promoting efficiency in the college
• He/She shall be appointed by the college council upon the recommendations of a search committee and in accordance with the Act and on such terms and conditions as council shall determine

Qualification Required & Experience

The candidate must:

• Have relevant research Master’s Degree. A PhD degree in Education will be an added advantage
• Be of a rank not below Principal Tutor in a college of Education or a Senior Lecturer in Teacher Education University
• Have post qualification teaching and research experience in a tertiary institution
• Be a distinguished scholar with a capacity to motivate and direct staff
• Exhibit a high sense of industry, leadership qualities and organizational skills and be above reproach
• Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capacity to manage and control crises situations
• Be sober with maturity and able to give sound and impartial judgement
• Be able to attract grants and funds for research and development activities for the college
• Have been in a management position for at least 3 years
• Be able to serve the full three-year term of office before attaining the compulsory retiring age of 60.

Terms of Appointment

• The appointment, which is full-time, shall be for 3 years and may be subject to renewal for another 3 years only.

2) Job Vacancy For College Secretary

The Council of the Agogo Presbyterian Women’s College of Education announces to the Academic Community and the General Public the existence of vacancies for the following: College Secretary

Job Summary

• The College Secretary is the Head of the Office of the College Secretariat.
• He/She shall assist the Principal in the administration and management of the college
• He/She is the secretary to the College council, all committees of council as well as all statutory committee secretary to ensure the functioning of all boards and standing committees of the college

Responsibilities and Duties

The Office of the College Secretary is in charge of all administrative, secretarial and personnel matters of the college with include:

• Human resource management
• Keeping and maintaining the inventory of the college’s assets
• Management and development of the college’s assets
• Administration and organisation of admissions
• Organization of examinations and publications of results
• Organization of all official ceremonies including matriculation, congregation and convocation

Qualification Required & Experience

• Applicants must hold a good first degree and a postgraduate degree preferably in administration and management related area
• He/she must have served as a Deputy Secretary in a college of Education or comparable grade in a similar institution/organisation for at least 4 years

Terms of Appointment

• The successful applicant shall hold office for 4 years and may, upon application be eligible for re-appointment for a further term of 4 years only, provided that no part of the second term enters the compulsory retirement age

3) Job Vacancy For College Finance Officer

The Council of the Agogo Presbyterian Women’s College of Education announces to the Academic Community and the General Public the existence of vacancies for the following: College Finance Officer

Job Summary

• The College Finance Officer’s position is a top management position heading a major division of the college
• He/she shall be chief Accounting Officer of the college and the chief Financial Advisor to the Principal
• He/She shall be responsible to the Principal for the financial administration of the college in accordance with the public Financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921)

Responsibilities and Duties

The Finance Officer

• Is the Chief Accounting Officer of the college and the Chief Financial Advisor to the Principal
• Has general responsibility for the administration of the financial health and he/she exercises direct superintendence over all accounting officers
• Is responsible for collecting all legitimate revenue due to the college
• Exercises control over expenditure in line with the college’s objectives and budgets
• Has the duty of preparing the anual budget of the college for presentation to the appropriate governing body for approval and implementation
• Is also responsible for ensuring that the financial statements of the college are drawn up in accordance with the law establishing the colleges and statutes, applicable accounting standards and all other regulations approved by the college as well as ll other relevant national laws and
• Liaises with the appointed external auditors to get the college’s financial statements audited

Qualification Required & Experience

• Applicants must hold a good first degree or comparable qualification plus a relevant professional qualification and a Master’s degree in finance / accounting
• He/She must have served as a Deputy Finance Officer in a college of Education or comparable grade in a similar institution/organisation for at least 4 years

In addition, applicant must:

• Be analytical, critical, result-oriented, innovative and visionary
• Possess hands-on ability to work independently
• Possess excellent communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills
• Be a good team player
• Possess strong IT skills and familiarity with accounting software
• Be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines
• Possess proactive commercial flair

Terms of Appointment

The successful applicant shall hold office for 4 years and may, upon application be eligible for re-appointment for a further term of 4 years only provided that no part of the second term enters the compulsory retirement age.

4) Job Vacancy For College Internal Auditor

The Council of the Agogo Presbyterian Women’s College of Education announces to the Academic Community and the General Public the existence of vacancies for the following: College Internal Auditor

Job Summary

• In general, the Internal Auditor will provide an independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the college’s operations.
• He/She will help the college accomplish its objectives by bringing a systmatic disciplind approach to evaluate and improve risk management, control and governance processes

Responsibilities and Duties

The responsibilities and duties of the Internal Auditor include:

• Determining the reliability and adequacy of accounting, financial and operational controls in the college
• Evaluate the procedures of the college to determine whether results are consistent with stated objectives and goals
• Monitoring compliance with established policies, plan and procedures
• Appraising the extent to which assets are accounted for and safeguarded against losses
• Ensuring that reliable records form the basis for the preparation of appropriate financial and other data provided for decision-making
• Drawing the Principal’s attention to deficiencies in the system, instances of duplicated functions, waste or other inefficiencies with recommendations for remedies where necessary
• Carrying out special reviews of accounting and internal and control systems with the view to minimizing weakness

Qualification Required & Experience

• Applicant must hold a good first degree or comparable qualification plus a relevant professional qualification and a Master’s Degree in the relevant area
• Must be a member of a recognized accountancy professional association as well as a member of the institute of internal auditor in a college of Education or comparable grade in a similar institution/organization for at least 4 years

Terms of Appointment

The successful applicant shall hold office for 4 years and may, upon application be eligible for re-appointment for a further term of 4 years only, provided that no part of the second term enters the compulsory retirement age

Location: Agogo, Asante Akyem North

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates are requested to submit an application letter with the following:

• Curriculum Vitae
• Reference letters from 2 referees and
• A two-page statement of purpose/personal statement

To:

The Chairman
Search Committee
Agogo Presbyterian Women’s College of Education
Post Office Box 26
Agogo, Asante Akyem North

Or email to:

searchcommittee@apwce.edu.gh

• Applicants should use the job title as the subject line

Closing Date: 19 August, 2020

Only shortlisted applicants would be contacted.

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