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Job title : Head of Department – Economics
Job Location : Abuja
Deadline : June 09, 2023
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- As the Head of Department for Economics at Miva Open University, you will play a vital role in leading and managing the Economics department.
- You will be responsible for providing strategic direction, overseeing academic programs, and fostering a dynamic learning environment.
- The ideal candidate should possess strong leadership skills, a deep understanding of Economics education, and a passion for delivering high-quality online education.
- Develop and implement a clear vision and strategic plan for the Economics Department in alignment with the university’s overall goals and objectives.
- Provide strong leadership to faculty and staff, fostering a culture of academic excellence, innovation, and collaboration.
- Set departmental goals and objectives, monitor progress, and make adjustments as needed.
- Ensure the development and delivery of high-quality, up-to-date, and relevant economics programs that meet the needs of students and industry.
- Oversee curriculum design, review, and enhancement processes to maintain program quality and alignment with accreditation standards.
- Recruit, retain, and develop a team of qualified and dedicated economics faculty members.
- Provide leadership and support to faculty in curriculum delivery, instructional methodologies, and research activities
- Ensure the provision of effective academic support services to students, including advising, mentoring, and career guidance.
- Promote student engagement and success through the development of co-curricular activities, internships, and partnerships with external stakeholders.
- Foster collaborations and partnerships with other academic departments, institutions, industry professionals, and relevant organizations.
- Engage with external stakeholders to identify and respond to emerging trends and opportunities in the field of economics.
- Represent the department at university-level meetings, conferences, and events, advocating for the department’s interests and contributions.
Qualifications and Skills
- A Ph.D in Economics or a related field.
- University teaching experience, with a minimum rank of Senior Lecturer.
- Proven experience in a leadership role within an academic institution, preferably in an online distance learning environment.
- Strong knowledge and expertise in Economics education, including curriculum development and instructional methodologies.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and mentor faculty members, promoting excellence in teaching and research.
- Familiarity with online learning platforms, instructional technologies, and learning management systems.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
- A passion for online education and a commitment to providing high-quality learning experiences for students.
- Strong organizational and problem-solving skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
N1,200,000 – N1,500,000 Net Monthly, with benefits.
How to Apply for this Offer
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Application Letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.
- Applicants’ Curriculum Vitae should outline their academic and professional qualifications as well as their work experience in reverse chronological order with their current, or most recent job first.
- We are determined to change the tertiary landscape in the African region. This is an ambitious objective and we look forward to having a personal conversation with you to take things forward. Thank you for your interest.
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