University of Zambia (UNZA)
University of Zambia (UNZA)
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Manager Quality Assurance- Academic (1X)

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following positions at the University of Zambia:


• Ensuring quality assurance in all academic functions of the University in conformity with national and international best practices


• Preparing and participating in the preparation of work plans;

• Participating in the formulation/review of policies and preparation /review of work manuals and procedures and related documentation;

• Initiates the formulation of policies pertaining to quality assurance;

• Designing quality assurance monitoring and evaluation plans;

• Implementing quality assurance polices, and monitoring and evaluation plans;

• Generating essential management documents such as annual and quarterly reports including financial reports (budget);

• Conducting periodical evaluations to measure the level of adherence to quality assurance set standards;

• Setting and or adaptation of best practices and international standards;

• Analysing quality assurance evaluation data in order to identify any deviations from quality assurance standards;

• Ensuring that the University complies with national and international standards and legislation pertaining to quality assurance in University education;

• Benchmarking practices in the University with those for leading Universities in region in order to introduce best practices;

• Reviewing quality assurance policies as and when necessary to ensure that they effectively address prevailing quality assurance challenges;

• Interpreting and communicating quality assurance standards to ensure that quality standards are understood and pursued at all the levels of the University;

• Sensitising University staff on the importance of quality assurance;

• Demanding compliance to national and international standards; and

• Participating in the preparation of quarterly and annual operational performance reports.


• Grade 12 School Certificate or its equivalent;

• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field;

• Master degree in a relevant field;

• PhD in a relevant field;

• At least five (5) years post qualification experience in teaching and research in a higher education institution.

How to Apply

Applications to be sent to:

The Registrar.

University of Zambia,

PO Box 32379


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Established in 1966, the University of Zambia is the oldest and biggest university in Zambia. The institution's main campus, located in Lusaka, offers programmes in the schools of Agricultural Science, Education, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law, Medicine, Mines, Natural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine. The motto, service and excellence has steered the development of the university since its inception. A provider of world class services in higher education and knowledge generation.