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Jasikan College of Education Recruitment 2020

Jasikan College of Education Recruitment 2020

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Jasikan College of Education Recruitment 2020. The application deadline is 10 August 2020.

Jasikan College of Education is a teacher education college in Jasikan-Buem. The college is located in Volta Zone zone. It is one of the about 40 public colleges of education in Ghana. The college participated in the DFID-funded T-TEL programme.We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: College Finance Officer

Duties/Responsibilities

The College Finance Officer is the Chief Accounting Officer of the College and the Chief Finance Advisor to the Principal. He/She is responsible to the Principal for the financial administration of the College. He/She:

• Has general responsibility for the administration of the financial affairs of the College that will ensure its financial health
• Is responsible for the implementation of policies relating to accounting and financial control in the college
• Ensures that financial statements and an annual budget of the college are prepared and presented for approval and implementation
• Liaises with appointed external auditors to get the college’s financial statements audited
• Superintends overall accounting officers, treasury management and expenditure in line with the College’s objectives and budgets
• Ensures that information on all college property, assets, stocks, valuables and all funds properly recorded and kept in an assets register
• Collects all legitimate revenue due to the college and maintains the accounting functions of other self-accounting and income generating units of the college
• Performs any other functions assigned by the Principal of the college

Qualifications

• Hold a good first degree or comparable qualification plus a professional qualification or a master’s degree in Finance/Accounting from a recognised institution of higher learning would be appropriate
• Be a member of a recognised accountancy professional body
• Have served as a Deputy Finance Officer in a college of Education of comparable grade in a similar institution/organisation for at least 4 years
• Be able to serve as a minimum of 1 term of 4 years before he/she attains the compulsory retirement age of 60 years
• Have evidence of in-depth grasp and application of systems and procedures for financial administration in tertiary educational institutions/colleges of Education in Ghana.
• Be able to carry out corporate planning with respect to annual budgeting, budgetary control and long term or strategic planning regarding all the finances of the college
• Have demonstrated ability to liaise with Ministries, Departments and agencies (MDAs) in respect of financial matters affecting the college
• Have a clear understanding of and be able to prepare and consolidate final accounts and also comment on management reports for external auditors
• Have hands-on ability to work independently and under pressure to meet deadlines
• Possess proactive commercial flair and be analytical, critical, result-oriented, innovative and visionary
• Be able to build strong team spirit, direct, train/develop and motivate staff
• Be familiar with accounting software and have very good IT, communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills

Conditions of Service

Salary and conditions attached to the position are attractive and are in accordance with approved Harmonized condition of service for colleges of education

Job Title: College Librarian

Duties/Responsibilities

The College Librarian is the Professional and Administrative Head of the College Library. He/She is responsible to the Principal for provision of adequate, relevant and up-to-date reading and audio-visual materials to support teaching, research and community service functions of the college. He/she:

• Ensures that the library, research and information needs of the college community are met
• Provides leadership in advancing the college’s teaching and research mission through a clear vision of the library’s role, comprehensive strategic planning, incorporation of emerging technology, sound fiscal management and engagement of all members in the college community
• Formulates policies for the maximum development and utilisation of the library resources of the College, in conjunction with the library committee, subject to the approval of the academic board
• Establishes and maintains procedures, policies and systems that bring about efficient library operation
• Exercises professional and administrative supervision over the library staff to ensure that efficient and effective functioning of the library
• Represents the library at the Central Administration and on relevant Boards and committees of the college
• Performs any other functions assigned by the Principal of the college

Qualifications

• Possess a good first degree and a minimum of research master’s degree in a library/information related field or equivalent professional qualification from a recognised institution of higher learning
• Be a member of a recognised professional body
• Have served a Deputy Librarian in a college of Education or comparable grade in a similar institution/organisation for at least 4 years
• Be able to serve a minimum of 1 term of 4 years before he/she attains the compulsory retirement age of 60 years
• Be able of draw up, monitor and ensure the implementation of college library strategic plan and also maintain linkages/collaborations with local and international libraries and relevant organisations/institutions
• Have capability for planning, organising, directing and coordinating the components of the library – ie staff, services, collections and external relations
• Be analytical, critical, result-oriented, visionary and practical and also possess hands-on ability to work independently
• Possess strong IT skills and familiarity with the relevant software and be able to keep up with current trends and developed library systems
• Be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines, be a good team player and also possess excellent communication, interpersonal and management/supervisory skills

Conditions of Service

• Salary and conditions attached to the position are attractive and are in accordance with approved Harmonised condition of service for colleges of education

Job Title: Secretary of the College

Duties

The Secretary of the College is the Chief Administrative Officer of the College and the Head of the College Secretariat. He/she:

• Assists the Principal in the day-to-day administration and management of the college and reports directly to him
• Is in charge of all administration, secretrial and personnel matters of the college
• Is the Secretary of the college council and the academic board and is responsible for providing secretarial services to all boards and committees of the College
• Is responsible for providing guidance for the framework within which college strategic plans are drawn and executed
• Coordinates policy formulation and implementation and ensures appropriate implementation and publication of all policy decisions of the council, academic board and committees of the college
• Performs any other functions as may be assigned by a council or delegated by the Principal of the college

Qualifications

• Hold a good first degree and a minimum of a Master’s degree, preferably in Administration and Management related field from a recognised institution of higher learning
• Have served as a Deputy Secretary in a college of Education or Senior Assistant Registrar in a tertiary institution or comparable grade in a similar institution/organisation for at least 4 years
• Be able to serve a minimum of 1 term of 4 years before he/she attains the compulsory retirement age of 60 years
• Have evidence of an in-depth grasp and application of systems and procedures for administration and management of tertiary education/teacher education in Ghana
• Have in-depth knowledge of the administrative and management activities of the Office of the College Secretary and be capable of ensuring that they are carried out efficiently and effectively
• Have significant leadership experience at a senior management level in a college of education or an analogous institution
• Have a deeper understanding of the social, political and economic environment in which Ghanaian colleges of education operate
• Have demonstrated capability for articulating, formulating and implementing policies, managing change in teacher education administration and developing strategies for achieving the vision and mission of the college
• Have proven intellectual ability, emotional stability and a high sense of personal and professional integrity
• Be able to motivate, manage direct and train/develop staff and also work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines
• Have very good organizational, interpersonal, communication and computer literacy skills

Conditions of Service

Salary and conditions attached to the position are attractive and are in accordance with approved Harmonised condition of service for colleges of education

How to Apply for Jasikan College of Education Recruitment

Interested applicants for any of the above-listed positions should send applications. Applications and supporting documents (marked with the position) are to be submitted through the Principal to:

The Chairman
Search Committee
Jasikan College of Education
P.O.Box 14
Jasikan-Buem, Ghana

Application Deadline: 10th August 2020.

Source-Ghstudents

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