CBU invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for appointment to fill in the following position of PROGRAM COORDINATOR -DEPARTMENT OF ENGINEERING under the DIRECTORATE OF DISTANCE EDUCATION AND OPEN LEARNING

 THE COPPERBELT UNIVERSITY

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

The Copperbelt University is a Public University established through an Act of Parliament No. 19 of 1987. The University’s core business is Teaching, Research and Consultancy as a service to the nation. The University is an equal opportunity employer and hereby invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for appointment to fill in the following position of PROGRAM COORDINATOR -DEPARTMENT OF ENGINEERING under the DIRECTORATE OF DISTANCE EDUCATION AND OPEN LEARNING:

 

Job Purpose

 

To coordinate academic programs and student research in the Directorate of Distance Education and Open Learning of the Copperbelt University.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Produce high quality academic modules that motivate learning
  • Coordinate the residential school for distance learners
  • Design and conduct short courses on demand for industry
  • Review and improve curriculum in consultation with other units of the University
  • Source field and industrial placements for students
  • Coordinate students’ projects and presentations
  • Conduct research and teaching
  • Carry out additional tasks as and when required by the Director

Qualifications

  • Full Grade 12 ‘O’ Level Certificate
  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Engineering in a relevant field
  • Master of Science or Master of Engineering in a relevant field
  • PhD degree in a relevant field is an added advantage
  • Minimum of three years experience in similar positions

 

 Required Skills and Behavioral Attributes

  • Applicant should have demonstrated experience in teaching, proven research and publication background.
  • Strong commitment to teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Strong networking skills with relevant industry will be required
  • Competence in e-learning facilities is a must
  • Marketing skills is an added advantage

 

Interested individuals meeting the above set qualifications should apply sending their applications accompanied by detailed current Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of Academic and Professional qualifications together with three (3) names and address of referees, of which two must be professionally acquainted with the applicant. The application must clearly state the specific department being applied for and must reach the undersigned by Thursday 6th June, 2019 and they should be addressed to:

The Registrar

      Copperbelt University

      Jambo Drive, Riverside

      P O Box 21692

      Kitwe, Zambia

      E-Mail:   jobs@cbu.ac.zm

 

 

 

 

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