FACULTY OF EDUCATION AND MEDIA STUDIES VACANCIES

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following vacant positions tenable at The Polytechnic, a Constituent College of the University of Malawi.

(A) MANAGER OF THE PRINTING UNIT (2 YEAR CONTRACT)
Duties
  • Developing and implementing the strategic and marketing plans for the Unit
  • Developing proposals and undertaking income-generating projects
  • Preparing financial and management reports for the Unit
  • Planning, controlling and budgeting for the Centre
  • Identifying needs and providing administrative support to the Unit
  • Assessing projects and identifying best investment portfolios for revenue generated by the Unit
  • Liaising and negotiating with government, commercial banks and donors to secure funding for the Unit
  • Diversifying income generating capacities of the Unit
  • Spinning the Unit to a self sustaining, semi-autonomous entity capable of paying for its liabilities

  • Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Printing, Business Administration, or Management, or Marketing; or City and Guilds /University Diploma in printing with at least 5years experience.
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership and team building skills;
  • Experience in interacting with customers at organizational and individual level
  • High level in marketing skills
  • (B)CENTRE COORDINATOR FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION CENTRE - LILONGWE CAMPUS (2 YEAR CONTRACT)
    Duties
  • Facilitating students admissions
  • Preparing academic schedules for new students
  • Marketing the Centre’s products
  • Facilitating student registration
  • Maintaining an up to date data base of both students and lecturers
  • Compiling academic, programmes and courses data for publication in bulletins and catalogues
  • Advising prospective students on courses offered in the Centre
  • Diversifying income generating capacities of the Unit
  • Spinning the Unit to a self sustaining, semi-autonomous entity capable of paying for its liabilities
  • Preparing class schedules with room assignments
  • Facilitating examination administration

  • Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education/Business Administration or related field from a reputable and recognized university
  • 4 years’ experience in a similar position
  • High marketing skills
  • METHOD OF APPLICATION

    Applications together with copies of relevant qualifications and detailed curriculum vitae with three traceable referees should be sent by

    Friday 15th December, 2017
    to:

    College Registrar
    The Polytechnic
    Private Bag 303
    Chichiri
    Blantyre 3