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Executive Dean ( Faculty Of The Built Environment ) - National University Of Science And Technology

Location: Bulawayo
Alert: Application Deadline Expired


The University seeks to recruit a focused; results oriented Executive Dean for the Faculty of The Built Environment which consists of the following Departments: Architecture, Landscape and Urban Design, and Construction Economics Management. The post of 

Dean is a full-time strategic position to be held for a period of four (4) years in the first instance. 

Main Responsibilities 

The Dean is the chief academic, administrative and financial officer of the Faculty, and will be responsible for:

  • research and academic leadership
  • administration and management
  • community outreach
  • innovation and technology transfer
  • income generation and financial management of the Faculty
  • generate external funding for research and teaching. 

A proven track record of achievement in the above areas is a must. 


The ideal candidate should possess a post graduate qualification or equivalent in one of the disciplines offered by the Faculty obtained from an approved institution. A PhD in a relevant discipline will be a distinct advantage. 


  • Be at least at Senior Lecturer Grade (or have credentials that would qualify the candidate for appointment at that level)
  • A proven track record of success in academic and administrative leadership.
  • Evidence of experience or participation in applied research that seeks to solve real life problems, innovation and technology transfer. 

Skills and Attributes 

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and work in a team;
  • Proven commitment to academic excellence and collaboration across disciplines;
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with students, academic staff, administrators and external constituencies;
  • Demonstrated ability to forge partnerships and garner support from business and community constituencies leading to industrial attachment and employment opportunities for students, as well as business development. 

Conditions Of Service 

An attractive package which includes Medical Aid, Leave and Pension Benefits is offered; details of which will be disclosed to shortlisted candidates. 

How To Apply 

All applications will be treated in strictest confidence. Applications, which should include a curriculum vitae (giving full personal particulars of applicant including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, employment and experience, present salary, telephone numbers and the names, addresses (including email) and telephone numbers of three contactable referees and copies of certificates must be addressed to: 

The Senior Assistant Registrar (Academic)

Human Resources Department

National University of Science and Technology

P 0 Box AC 939


Bulawayo, ZIMBABWE 

And emailed to: in a single pdf file clearly indicating the position being applied for in the subject line. 

The National University of Science and Technology is an equal opportunity employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply. 


Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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