Non-Academic Staff recruitment at Legacy University, The Gambia

Legacy University, The Gambia, is a private Bilingual University par excellence approved by the government of the Gambia as a Comprehensive Educational Institution focused on teaching, learning, research and community service. The overall goal is to advance Knowledge, Research and Excellence towards achieving a fulfilled career and destiny.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant positions below:

 

 

Job Title: Procurement and Logistics Officer
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidates should possess a good honours degree preferably in the Social Sciences or Management Sciences/Administration with Six (6) years cognate experience in a tertiary institution.
  • Computer literacy is mandatory.

 

 

Job Title: Library Assistant
Location: The Gambia
Requirements 

  • Candidate must possess a diploma certificate in Library Science or related discipline plus full registration with the regulating professional body
  • Candidates must also have three (3) years post-registration experience.
  • Candidates with good O-level Certificates plus over five (5) years relevant working experience in a tertiary institution library will be considered for this position.

 

 

Job Title: Environmental Health Technician
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidate must possess a diploma certificate in Environmental Health Technology or Technician course plus full registration with the regulating professional body.
  • Candidates must also have three (3) years post-registration experience.

 

 

Job Title: Senior Environmental Health Officer
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidate must possess a good honours degree in Environmental Health or related disciplines plus full registration with the regulating professional body.
  • Candidates must also have five(5) years post-registration experience.

 

 

Job Title: Nursing Officer
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidate must have RN or RM plus post-registration experience or specialist qualification in intensive care nursing, Coronary Care Nursing or Public Health; or Bachelor of Nursing plus three (3) years post-qualification experience.

 

 

Job Title: Senior Nursing Officer
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidate must have RN or RM plus post- registration experience or specialist qualification in intensive care nursing, Coronary Care Nursing or Public Health; or Bachelor of Nursing plus five (5) years post-qualification experience.

 

 

Job Title: Senior Pharmacist
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidate must possess B.Pharm or B.Sc Pharmacy plus full registration with the regulating professional body.
  • Candidates must also have five (5) years post-registration experience.

 

 

Job Title: Public Relations Officer
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidates must have a good honours Degree from a recognised University in Mass Communication or Public Relations or other relevant Degree in the Humanities or Social Sciences with at least six years cognate experience plus evidence of membership registration with relevant and recognized professional body.

 

 

Job Title: Sport Manager/Coach
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidates must possess a good honours degree and must have requisite experience in sports administration and sports groundsmanship with at least 8 years of experience after graduation.

 

 

Job Title: Pharmacy Technician
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidate must possess a Diploma certificate in Pharmacy Technology plus full registration with the regulating professional body.
  • Candidates must also have three (3) years post-registration experience.

 

 

 

Job Title: Chief Security Officer
Location: The Gambia
Requirements 

  • Candidates must be at least a retired Superintendent of Police or its equivalent In the Armed Forces with a good honours degree and must have at least 12 years working experience.

 

 

Job Title: ICT Professional
Location: The Gambia
Requirements 

  • Candidates must have B.Eng/B. Tech. in Computer, Electrical and Electronic Engineering/ BSc. Computer Science/ B.Sc. Telecommunications/ Physical Electronics/ HND Electrical Electronics/ Computer Science.
  • CCNA, MCSE/RHCT/MCP and other relevant certifications in software development and networking would be an added advantage.

 

 

Job Title: Confidential Secretary I
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • The candidate should possess HND in Secretariat Studies or Office Management Technology with seven (7) years experience plus demonstrable ability for 120/50 wpm in short hand/typing.

 

 

Job Title: Confidential Secretary II
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidates should possess National Diploma (ND) in Secretariat Studies or Office Management Technology, with a demonstrable ability for 100/50 wpm in short hand/typing, with four (4) years cognate experience.

 

 

Job Title: Confidential Secretary III
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidates should possess National Diploma (ND) in Secretariat Studies or Office Management Technology, with a demonstrable ability for 100/50 wpm in short hand/typing, with two (2) years cognate experience.

 

 

Job Title: Internal Auditor
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidates should possess a good honours Degree in Accounting or related disciplines with Six (6) years cognate experience in a tertiary institution.
  • Membership of recognized Professional bodies is a plus and Computer literacy is mandatory.

 

 

Job Title: Principal Accounting Officer
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidates should possess a good honours Degree in Accounting with Six (6) years cognate experience in a tertiary institution.
  • Computer literacy and Membership of recognized Professional Accountancy Qualifications is mandatory.
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Job Title: Medical Officer
Location: The Gambia

Requirements

  • Candidate must possess MBBS plus three (3) years residency/post-housemanship experience; or MBBS plus diploma in a medically related discipline.

 

 

Job Title: Principal Technologist (Field Practice)
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidates must possess B.Sc/ HND from a recognized institution in relevant areas with at least 6 years of relevant post-qualification work experience.

 

 

Job Title: Community Health Officer
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidates must hold a good honours degree in Community Health plus three (3) years post- qualification experience.
  • Candidates must be registered with the regulating professional body.

 

 

Job Title: Principal Technologist (Laboratory)
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidates must possess B.Sc/ HND from a recognized institution in relevant areas with at least 6 years of relevant post-qualification work experience.

 

 

Job Title: Senior Medical Officer
Location: The Gambia

Requirements

  • Candidate must possess MBBS plus five (5) years residency / post-housemanship experience; or MBBS plus diploma in a medically related discipline.

 

 

Job Title: Principal Administrative Officer (Admin and Records)
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidates should possess a good honours degree preferably in the Humanities, Law, Social Sciences or Management Sciences with Six (6) years cognate experience in a tertiary institution.
  • Computer literacy is mandatory.

 

 

Job Title: Librarian
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • A Master’s Degree in Library Science plus at least ten (10) years post-qualification cognate experience.
  • A high level of computer literacyis mandatory for this position.

Tenure of Office

  • The Librarian shall hold office for a period of five (5) years and may be eligible for reappointment into same office for five (5) years.
  • His term and Conditions of service shall be outlined in a contract under the seal of the University.
  • The Remuneration and other conditions of service shall be as applicable to the Post of Registrar in the Republic of Gambia or other West African Countries and as may be determined by the Governing Council of the University.

 

 

Job Title: Principal Medical Officer
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidate must possess MBBS plus nine years of post-housemanship experience.
  • Candidate must also have postgraduate training In Public health, Community Health and Family Medicine or General Medicine.

 

 

Job Title: Principal Administrative Officer (Admission)
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidates should possess a good honours degree preferably in the Humanities, Law, Social Sciences or Management Sciences with Six (6) years cognate experience in a tertiary institution.
  • Computer literacy is mandatory.

 

 

Job Title: Field Service Technician
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidates must possess a Diploma certificate from a recognized institution in relevant areas with at least two (2) years of relevant post-qualification work experience.

 

 

Job Title: Academic Planning Officer

Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidates should possess a good honours degree preferably in the Humanities, Law, Social Sciences or Management Sciences with Six (6) years cognate experience in a tertiary institution.
  • Computer literacy is mandatory.
  • Masters degree will be an added advantage for this position.

 

 

Job Title: Laboratory Technician
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • Candidates must possess a Diploma certificate from a recognized institution in relevant areas with at least two (2) years of relevant post-qualification work experience.

 

 

Job Title: Bursar
Location: The Gambia
Requirements

  • A Master’s Degree in Accountancy with 12 years post qualification experience.
  • Membership of Professional recognized Accountancy Qualifications is mandatory.
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to formulate and implement financial policies and produce manuals of accounting procedure.
  • A high level of computer literacy is mandatory for this position.

Tenure of Office

  • The Bursar shall hold office for a period of five (5) years and may be eligible for reappointment into same office for five (5) years.
  • His term and Conditions of service shall be outlined in a contract under the seal of the University.
  • The remuneration and other conditions of service shall be as applicable to the Post of Registrar in the Republic of Gambia or other West African Countries and as may be determined by the Governing Council of the University.
  • A high level of computer literacy is mandatory for this position.

 

 

Job Title: Registrar
Location: The Gambia
Job Description

  • The Registrar shall be the Chief Administrative officer of the University. S/he acts as secretary of the senate and governing council and as such other authorities or bodies or committees as prescribed under the University Law.
  • Subject to the approval of the governing council of the University, the Registrar shall on behalf of the University signs document and authenticate records as pertaining to students at any level of training in the University.
  • He shall be the custodian of records, common seal and such other property of the University as the governing may commit to his charge.
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Requirements

  • A Master degree preferably in the Humanities, Law, Social Sciences or Management Science/Administration from a recognized university plusat least twelve (12) years relevant post-qualification cognate experience.
  • Membership of recognized professional bodies is mandatory. A high level of computer literacy is mandatory for this position.

Tenure of Officer

  • The Registrar shall hold office for a period of five (5) years and may be eligible for reappointment into same office for five (5) years. His term and Conditions of service shall be outlined in a contract under the seal of the University.
  • The Remuneration and other conditions of service shall be as applicable to the Post of Registrar in the Republic of Gambia or other West African Countries and as may be determined by the Governing Council of the University.

 

 

Job Title: Vice Chancellor
Location: The Gambia
The Candidate

  • The Vice chancellor shall be the executive and academic head of the university and shall see to the day to day administration of the university and ensures that the objectives and goals of the universities are met.
  • S/he shall be responsible to the Governing Council and must be competent at all times to advise the council on matters affecting the policy, finance and administration of the university.
  • The applicant for this job shall posses the ability to lead, motivate and inspire and academic and non-academic staff as well as students and other stakeholders towards the advancement of learning and academic excellence of the university.
  • S/he must be a distinguished scholar, a proven manager of human and material resources with outstanding academic and administrative records.

Requirements

  • Applicants must possess a Doctorate Degree and be a Professor of not less than ten (10) years academic and administrative experience in the University Community.
  • However, Candidates with lesser years of experience but with proven cognate experience and who have held senior academic and administrative positions may also be considered.
  • Candidates should possess proven track records of academic excellence with a high level of entrepreneurial drive and ability to attract extra funds and mobilize external resources for the development of the University.
  • S/he shall demonstrate inter-personal and team building skills with ability to motivate and retain highly skilled and talented staff, and be able to build bridges between members of staff, students and other stakeholders of the University Community.
  • S/he must demonstrate a high level of computer literacy and enjoys an excellent sound mind, stable physical and mental health.

Tenure of Office

  • The Vice Chancellor shall hold office for a period of five (5) years and shall not be eligible for reappointment into same office. His term and Conditions of service shall be outlined In a contract under the seal of the University.
  • The Remuneration and other conditions of service shall be as applicable to the Post of Vice Chancellors in the Republic of Gambia or other West African Countries and as may be determined by the Governing Council of the University.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit a Typewritten and signed application letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae giving the following details:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Nationality
  • Marital Status
  • Number of Children (if married)
  • Educational Institution attended with dates
  • Academic/Professional and other qualifications obtained with dates
  • Working Experience (Post held, duration and salary earned with evidence of pay slips where necessary)
  • Three referees.

All applications should be forwarded by email in a single PDF format to: legacy1university@gmail.com using candidate’s name and position applied for as the subject of the email.

Note

  • Applicants should note that only copies of credentials duly certified by a competent court, Solicitor or Notary Public will be accepted.
  • Applicants should also include their references specifically from the following: Academic Referees (University Professor), Professional Referees (Director/Consultant Grade), and one out of other Referees (Clergy, Justice, or Senior Police Officer not less than the rank of a Divisional Police Officer or a recognized Paramount Traditional Ruler).
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview, applicants without the minimum qualifications should not bother to apply.
  • Successful applicants should be prepared to resume duty in the Republic of Gambia by the first week of October 2017. Successful candidates will also be required to pass the university medical fitness test before resuming work at the University.
  • For additional information or any other clarification, please call: + 2209946436.

 

Application Deadline   26th August, 2017.

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