The University is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions.

REGISTRAR'S (01 position)


As Chief Administrator of the University, the Registrar is responsible for planning, organising and directing the general administration of the University in the line with requirements of the Higher Education Act No.4 of 2013, Higher Education (Amendment) Act No.23 of 2021 and the policies and procedures approved by the University Council.


  • Direct all functions pertaining to general administration and human resources management of the University;
  • Plan and Coordinate University Council Corporate affairs/business;
  • Provide secretarial services to Council and Committees of Council ;
  • Direct functions pertaining to student registration, admissions, administration of examinations and general academic affairs of the University;
  • Ensure compliance with legal requirements and availability of legal services to the University Council and Administration
  • Serve as custodian of University policies and regulations;
  • Facilitate the development and review of University policies and regulations;
  • Plan and ensure provision of safety, health and security services to the University Community;
  • Plan and direct the development, utilization and maintenance of infrastructure in order to ensure an acceptable learning and living environment in the University;
  • Provide guidance and advice on matters of business ethics and good governance to all stakeholders in the University;
  • Ensure timely, effective and efficient dissemination of information about the University internally and externally;
  • Plan and direct the implementation of departmental budgets;
  • Supervise subordinate staff and ensure that performance appraisal is conducted for all staff and
  • Ensure the preparation of quarterly and annual operational performance reports.


  • Grade 12 School Certificate with 5 “O” Levels Credit which should include English Language and Mathematics
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Law, Education or any other relevant qualification.
  • A master’s degree in a related field.
  • Minimum of Five (05) years in a senior management position;
  • Must have proof of membership to a professional organisation or association and
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

FINANCE (01 position)


Responsible for directing and overseeing all aspects of the Finance and Accounting functions of the university in order to ensure transparency, accountability and value for money.


  • To prepare and monitor budgets and cash flows of overall income and expenditures of the University.
  • To initiate strategic planning of the resource allocations to the various Schools, Units and Departments.
  • To ensure completeness, accuracy and validity of University financial information and safeguard of the University assets.
  • To provide timely quarterly and audited annual reports to Management.
  • To advise Management on trends in expenditures and income to ensure that financial decisions are kept in line with budget allocations, expenditure and income.
  • To ensure security of transaction documents and enforcing accountability of staff supervised.
  • To undertake such duties as assigned by the Vice Chancellor or Council.



  • Must have a full Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate with at least 5 Credits that must include English Language.
  • Must have a Bachelor of Accountancy or full ZICA, ACCA, CIMA
  •  A Master’s Degree in a related field. 
  • Must be well vested with government and University operations.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in accounts and finance in a reputable institution at Senior Management level. 
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills.
  • Emotional stability and ability to balance the requirements of different stakeholders of the University.
  • Integrity, honesty, ethical values, professional conduct and soberness of character are mandatory requirements.
Procedure for Application Submission

Interested candidates who meet the specified requirements should apply enclosing their detailed curriculum vitae, copies of educational certificates certified by the Zambia Qualifications Authority, names and addresses of three traceable references and contact address/telephone/e-mail details. 

The position should be clearly marked on the envelope

Applications to be sent to:          

The Vice Chancellor,

Mukuba University,

P.O. Box 20382,


Closing date: 24th July 2024. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Mukuba University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.