Women's University in Africa

Director, School Of Social Work

Women's University in Africa
Jan. 12, 2024
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Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the above mentioned position that has risen at the Women’s University in Africa:

Reports to the Dean, Faculty of Social and Gender Transformative Sciences.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide academic leadership and mentorship to staff in the School.
  • Responsible for designing and implementation of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
  • Ensure that proper and acceptable standards of teaching and instructions are maintained within the learning centers.
  • Make recommendations with respect to probation, advancement and promotion of academic staff within the School.
  • Supervise the coordination of teaching and learning activities within the School and Satellite Campuses.
  • Ensure visibility of the School within the Women’s University in Africa’s community, at national and international spaces.
  • Foster a culture of excellence in all five pillars of the Education 5.0 Philosophy.
  • Initiate and implement quality control measures within the School and Satellite Campuses.
  • Cultivate a culture of inter-discipline collaborations with and among other departments of the University.
  • Coordinate and oversee the daily administrative operations of the School.
  • Ensure strategic development and growth of the School.

Qualifications and Experience

  • PhD in Social Work.
  • Must be registered with the Council of Social Workers.
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in an academic supervisory role.
  • Proven excellent academic and research skills.
  • Evidence of visibility in the social work fraternity.
  • Ability to provide academic mentorship.
  • Familiarization with academic administration processes.
  • Proven ability to lead and manage an academic department.


How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit 6 sets of applications with detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic and professional qualifications to:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resources & Administration)

Women’s University in Africa

P.O Box GD 32 Greendale



Hand deliver at

Women’s University in Africa

Number 549 Arcturus Road Greendale


NB: Women and diffently abled candidates are encouraged to apply

Deadline: 12 January 2024

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