Rector Jobs in Virtual University of Pakistan
Applications are invited for the position of rector. Virtual university of Pakistan from accomplished and strongly motivated academic leaders and administrators with a demonstrated track record of leadership, development and research. According to Virtual university of Pakistan ordinance, the rector shall be an eminent scholar and an educationist of distinction and shall hold office for four years.
Distinguished scholars and administrators are also encouraged to nominate potential candidates for the position, in writing, explaining the basis for the nomination. The virtual university of Pakistan is modern distance learning intuition and Pakistan, s only university that operates solely through the use of information and communication technology.
Hence, the ideal candidate should have a strong IT background and have extensive experience in visualizing, defining and leading the development of complex IT Systems. Experience in E learning and the management of a distributed learning environment would be additional assets. A holistic understanding of issues of pedagogy, quality assurance, instructional system design, etc will be a major asset.
Information about the university is available at www.vu.edu.pk
Competitive salary package commensurate with qualification and experience
Qualification and experience
Candidates should posses an earned doctorate degree preferably in the field of electrical engineering, computer science or information technology, education or related field. Candidates with a doctorate in other fields may be considered provided they have a strong background or extensive work experience in provision or management of modern distance education.
Candidates should be outstanding academicians of international stature. They should have attained distinguished leadership in education and academic administration and financial management with provision track record of extensive experience and skills in initiating and management change, strategic planning and overseeing the implementation of plans through to outcomes.
Candidates should have the ability to represent the university effectively. Nationally and internationally, especially with government, business and the wider community. They should also have in depth knowledge of the major development in higher education learning and teaching with ability to create linkage and networks.
Candidates must be less than 65 years of age on the last date of application as specified below.
Applications along with all supporting documents including current curriculum- vitae must reach virtual university by April 19, 2013 at the address given below.
Applicants must provide their postal and email addresses as well as telephone and fax numbers. Those already in government service should apply through proper channel. Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Virtual university is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates who have already submitted their applications need not apply again.
Secretary, board of governors,
Virtual University of Pakistan
M.A Jinnah Campus, defence Road off Raiwind Road, Lahore
Phone Numbers of Virtual University of Pakistan: +92-42 99203897, Tax Number +924299200604