Deputy President

Papua New Guinea (PG)
24 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Deputy President

Divine Word University

Divine Word University (DWU) seeks to recruit a person with suitable qualifications and experience to fill the position of Deputy President of Divine Word University.

The position of Deputy President, reports to the President and assumes the duties of the President in his/her absence. The Deputy President has a major role in University-wide Human Resources Management, ICT services and Marketing. Where the President resides in Port Moresby, the Deputy President has oversight of operations of the main campus in Madang, keeping the President well informed of developments and issues.

The Deputy President is appointed by the University Council for a term of three years and may be re-appointed.

Required qualification

Minimum academic qualification: PhD degree or equivalent qualifications in any field from a recognized University.


Applicants should have a PhD degree and 5 to 10 years’ experience in academic and administration roles at executive level in a university.

Experience in overseeing and driving of organizational strategies at the operational levels and leading and managing administrative operations in higher education both at institutional and national levels, including a good
understanding of current developments around the world in tertiary education would be an advantage.

Divine Word University therefore, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for this executive management role. Applications should be accompanied by an updated Curriculum Vitae, evidence of relevant qualifications, and the names and contact details of three (3) suitable referees who can be contacted regarding an applicant’s suitability for

Job description and indicative salary will be provided upon request.

All applications should be sent in the first instance to the Director HRM at the address listed below and will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

The HRM Office
Divine Word University
PO Box 483
Tel: (675) 424 1718 Fax: (675) 422 1591

Closing date: 30 September 2018

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