Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic affairs (DVCA) at University of Arusha


Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic affairs (DVCA) 

The University of Arusha (UoA) is a fully accredited and chartered Private University accountable to the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Tanzania but carries out its objectives in harmony with guidelines and regulations for higher learning institutions in the country. Currently, UoA invites applications from qualified and competent applicants to fill one vacant posts:

Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic affairs (DVCA)

 Qualification and Experience

Professor/Associate Professor with PhD in any academic disciplme with not less than eight years’ service in teaching and research.


The Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs shall serve for a period of four (4) years, renewable once. She/ he will be responsible to the Vice Chancellor in relation to all matters pertaining to academic activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides administrative leadership and organization for all the academic components of the University and assists academic, research, extension and outreach programs in accordance with the University’s mission.
  • Works directly and closely with the deans and development team to identify new sources of revenue to support existing programs, and to create and fund new programs, which are in keeping with the mission of the University.
  • Reviews and analyzes academic departmental organizational and operational responsibilities and needs; makes recommendations to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of administrative support activities as appropriate.
  • Manages all regular faculty staff and manages programs to enhance faculty excellence.
  • Understands and supports the University’s core values and helps maintain a positive climate within and among the academic units.
  • Demonstrates appropriate responsiveness to the needs and concerns of students, faculty, and staff.
  • Promotes and supports diversity on campus that values differences and inclusiveness. Assists academic units in resource development.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the Vice Chancellor

Application procedures

Application procedures

Both hard and soft copies of the application letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of relevant certificates should be addressed to: Hard copies: Human Resources Director: Attn. MS. Glory Mbwana, P.O.Box, 07, Usa- River-Tanzania. We encourage submission of electronic copies to expedite processing of the applications, hi the application letter, candidates must also give names, contact addresses, and telephone numbers of their referees who are able to provide recommendations to the applicant. The deadline to receive applications is 15th May 2020.

Electronic mail: [email protected] for further inquiry call 0758081431 or 0686770004 Please Note: Only short­listed candidates will be contacted through their addresses and/or telephone, numbers and shall be. called to appear before, a face, to face interview.


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