Education and Training

Academic Director Vacancy In A Reputable Tertiary Institution

Axis Human Capital Limited – Our client, a Tertiary Institution in Ghana, requires the services of a qualified candidate to fill the position below:


Job Title: Academic Director
Reports to: Campus Head
Contract: 2-years (renewable)

Job Description

  • The Academic Director will be responsible for general academic oversight including; curriculum, course development, quality assurance of academic offerings, assessment of learning outcomes, submission of accreditation reports, recruitment and supervision of faculty and academic staff.


  • A PhD or Terminal degree required
  • Well published in relevant fields of study within the past five years
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a diverse, multicultural environment with international faculty, staff, students, parents, stakeholders, etc.
  • Teaching experience in US higher education system and/or terminal degree from US educational institution
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Recognized track record in teaching, research, academic leadership and administration.


Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare and submit academic accreditation reports as needed
  • Implement the institution’s core curriculum for undergraduates and graduate programs
  • Teach selected courses for both undergraduate and graduate cohorts (dependent on background and qualifications)
  • Update and implement campus specific faculty handbook and evaluations
  • Liaise with the head office and local leadership, to expand course offerings
  • Generate annual academic affairs budget and monitor relevant expenses
  • Willingness and ability to speak at public forums on the institution’s academic offerings and help develop public lecture series.
  • Establish and reinforce academic policies and procedures to ensure quality of academic offerings
  • Plan and coordinate a balanced curriculum for both undergraduate and graduate programs in consultation with the institution’s head office and local heads of department (HoDs)
  • Ensure routine communication with various schools, colleges and departments of the institution’s head office to align the campus’ academic programs with overall mission and policies
  • Provide leadership and supervision to HoDs, faculty and academic staff
  • Monitor and report on student performance to leadership, collaborating with the undergraduate and graduate advising departments on issues related to academic probation and/or dismissal of students
  • Participate in hiring procedures of new faculty and lead faculty orientations and semester meetings as required
  • Promote faculty professional development, scholarship and research

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter’s, CV’s, Contact Information for 3 references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness such as prior evaluations and a teaching philosophy statement to:


Application Deadline 31st August, 2018.

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