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  • Posted: Jul 8, 2020
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    The Ghana Institute of Languages is located in Accra, the capital of Ghana, and teaches English, French, German, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian languages.It was established in 1961 by the first President of Ghana, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.It was formed to enhance the linguistic competence in modern languages of Foreign Service personnel and civil servan...
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    Assistant Director

    •  The Assistant Director is under the direction of the Director and the Board of Management of the institute
    •  He/She is the deputy chief executive of the institute
    •  The Assistant Director should, therefore have the the requisite qualifications and experience, a clear understanding of language education and its direction, and be capable of assisting the Director and Management of the institute towards achieving its goals

    Qualification Required & Experience

    The suitable candidate must

    •  Be a Ghanaian citizen
    •  Be a PhD holder in a language related area with a minimum of 5 years of teaching and research experience in a reputable tertiary institution. Professional status would be an added advantage
    •  Have mastery of the English language, both oral and written
    •  Must be fluent in at least any 1 other modern languages, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish
    •  Have senior management position experience, have an enquiring and innovative mind
    •  Have knowledge of the committee system of administration in tertiary institutions

    Terms of Appointment

    •  To be determined by the Board of Management of GIL in accordance with Act. (NLCD 324 of 1969).
    •  Salary and fringe benefits attached to the post are attractive
    •  Tenure of appointment is 3 years. The successful candidate should be able to serve a full three-year term before the compulsory retirement age of 60. The appointment may be renewed for a further 2 years, subject to satisfactory performance

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    Assistant Lecturer

    •  Teach and examine students according to the syllabus released by the institute
    •  Prepare and submit semester reports on students to Head of department / school
    •  Conduct research in the specific subject or area related to the other academic activities of the institute
    •  Perform any other duties assigned by the Head of School / Department

    Qualification Required & Experience

    •  Must possess an MPhil or Researched Master’s Degree in professional Translation. In addition applicant must be a practising translator working with at least 1 of the following languages, Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish in addition to English
    •  Age: Not above 45 years

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    Research, Innovation and Publications Officer

    •  Assist staff to write proposals to source for funding (either internally or externally) for research
    •  Disseminate information about research and training opportunities
    •  Organise workshops and seminars on how to plan, conduct, publish and present research results and innovations

    Qualification Required & Experience

    •  Must possess a PhD in a language related field
    •  He or She must have at least 5 years teaching experience
    •  Must have academic and administrative leadership experience
    •  Working knowledge in a second modern language is required
    •  Should be computer literate

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    Assistant Registrar/Admin Officer (Administration)

    • Shall assist the Head of Department in all administrative, secretarial, human resource development and matters of the institute
    •  Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Head of Department

    Qualification Required & Experience

    •  A second degree in Education Administration, Management Studies or Human Resource Management and its related fields from a recognised tertiary institution
    •  At least 2 years post-qualification work experience in a comparable position
    •  Should be computer literate
    •  Working knowledge of French shall be an advantage

     Age: Not above 40 years

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    Driver Grade I

    •  Driving
    •  Ensure that all vehicles are road worthy
    •  Any other duties assigned by the Head of School

    Qualification Required & Experience

    •  Must possess valid Driving Licence D
    •  3 BECE passes. GCE “O” Level / SSSCE/WASSCE certificate shall be an advantage
    •  Age: Not above 40 years

    Method of Application

    Prospective candidates should submit application letters with 7 copies of their curriculum vitae, indicating dates of birth, contact information and addresses of 3 referees, certified copies of transcripts and tertiary level certificates (and their certified translations if necessary. In addition, one must provide a statement of their vision for the institute in not more than one Thousand (1,000) words.

    Candidates should request to submitted to any of the following addresses:

    By Mail

    The Chairman
    Search Committee for Assistant Director
    c/o Ghana Institute of Languages
    P.o.Box M67


    By Hand Delivery

    Attention: Ms Patience Wormenor
    Ag. Human Resource Officer
    Third Floor, Room 2
    Ghana Institute of Languages
    Adabraka, Accra

    Soft Copies

    Candidates are also requested to submit soft copies (in scanned PDF) of their application to the following address:

    [email protected] / [email protected]

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