Malawi Assemblies of God University
Malawi Assemblies of God University – Career Development Centre (MAGU-CDC) is subsidiary company of Malawi Assemblies of God University. This was incorporated under the Malawi Company’s registration TMBRS 1010200 in 2017.
MAGU-CDC began its operations in July 2017. The Centre was formed to fulfill the following objectives:
a) To provide education services – professional and short courses – to students.
b) Setting up as a pool for students entering into the Malawi Assemblies of God University.
c) To provide extra income to the Malawi Assemblies of God university system.
MAGU-CDC is therefore looking for a suitably qualified and experienced person to fill the following position:
Position: Centre Coordinator
Job Category: Administration
Contract Duration: 3 Years
Reports to: Chairperson of the Board
Under administrative direction, assists in the development, marketing and advertising of Diploma Programs being offered by the Centre for Career Development (CDC). Demonstrates high level integrity in management of funds and other allocated resources for smooth operations of the Centre. Monitors the general level of instruction and student services; supervises/directs faculty when necessary; assists with the maintenance of the physical plant; provides counseling to students; assists in registration; participates in professional development activities and community affairs with prior approval from Board of Directors; takes direct responsibility for administration and supervision of the campus; takes responsibility for building security and assists in emergency situations.
i. Develops policies and procedures for programs of academic support and service to students.
ii. Consults with Board of Directors regarding long-range institutional goals and plans.
iii. Consults with Board of Directors regarding budget recommendations and preparations.
iv. Develops and prepares appropriate records and reports.
v. Evaluates educational support program and student services and revises, with appropriate deans, plan and procedures as necessary.
vi. Assists with part-time instructor’s payroll report with all supporting documents including class attendance registers.
vii. Provides other necessary information, reports, etc. to management as required from time to time.
i. Serves as campus highest authority in handling “day-to-day” operations including problem solving and emergencies.
ii. Facilitates registration with regulatory authorities and examining bodies.
iii. Monitors the quality of instructional services.
iv. Collects a variety of fees and fines for student services and activities.
v. Serves as liaison between students and faculty.
vi. Monitors/supervises faculty as needed.
C. Academic Support/Student Development
i. Provides academic counseling to specific students from time to time.
ii. Works with responsible officers regarding disciplinary matters.
iii. Refers students requiring professional counseling to appropriate to responsible officers.
iv. Carrying out any other duties as necessary from time to time.
v. Facilitates development of Timetables for all lessons.
D. Supervisory Management
i. Liaises with the Board Chairperson regarding support personnel policies and work standards.
ii. Analyzes personnel needs and submits requests to appropriate authorities.
iii. Helps orient and train new campus employees, delegating those responsibilities to direct supervisors when appropriate.
iv. Assigns duties to support personnel and students as appropriate.
v. Supervises work and keeps attendance records of appropriate support staff, work-study students as needed.
vi. Conducting performance appraisals for staff based on pre-agreed performance plans.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
i. Knowledge of organization and administration of high education with emphasis on colleges.
ii. Knowledge of concepts and techniques of personnel management including selection, training, appraisal, rewards and compensation.
iii. Production and presentation of quarterly management accounts to the Board of Directors.
iv. Knowledge of student services including registration, counseling, testing, and student life.
v. Knowledge of labour and employment laws of Malawi.
vi. Knowledge of college policies and procedures.
vii. Writing skills to develop position statements, proposals, policies, guidelines, directives, media releases, and related documents.
viii. Verbal communication skills to issue instructions, answer questions and respond to a variety of situations.
ix. Comprehension Skills to understand and respond to present and emerging policy issues.
x. Ability to communicate with, motivate and lead staff in the accomplishment of institutional objectives.
xi. Ability to relate productively to external groups including local, community, and secondary and higher educational institutions.
Credentials and Experience
Minimal Eligibility Requirements for Employment:
i. Practicing Christian
ii. Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.
iii. General knowledge of college programs.
iv. Excellent customer service skills.
Method of application
Applications including detailed curriculum vitae (CV) with at least three traceable referees, photocopies of relevant academic and professional certificates should be sent to the following address not later than 10th November, 2022.
Career Development Centre
Malawi Assemblies of God University,
P.O Box 184