Vacancies

POST OF REGISTRAR

Applications are invited up to 27.07.2017 from suitably qualified persons for the Post of Registrar.

The Registrar is a full time officer of the University, Ex-officio Secretary of the Council and the Senate and the Assistant Accounting Officer of the University. He/ She shall be the custodian of the property of the University and subject to the direction and the control of the Vice-Chancellor, be responsible for the General Administration of the University.

The University is searching for a dynamic individual to join the top management of the Eastern University, Sri Lanka and charter the future direction of a leading national institution and contribute to socio-economic development of the country through improvement of quality and relevance of Higher education.

Preference will be given to applicants possessing experience in modern management practices, proven leadership skills, creative and innovative approaches to problem solving, competency in English and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Academics with Management/Administrative experience may also apply.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Should possess a Degree with First or Second Class and a Postgraduate Degree at the level of Ph.D. in Administration or Management from a recognized University/HEI with not less than ten (10) years of administrative experience after obtaining the first Degree. 
    OR
  2. Should possess a Degree with First or Second Class and a Postgraduate Degree of not less than two (02) years duration at Masters’ level in Administration or Management from a recognized University/HEI with not less than twelve (12) years of administrative experience after obtaining the first Degree. 
    OR
  3. A holder of the post of Deputy Secretary/Deputy Registrar of the Commission/a Higher Educational Institution/Institute who has completed three (03) years of satisfactory service in that post with a Degree and a Masters’ Degree in Administration or Management of not less than one (01) year’s duration from a recognized University/HEI with not less than fourteen (14) years of administrative experience after obtaining the first Degree. At least five (05) years of such experience should be at the level of Deputy Secretary/Deputy Registrar and/or Senior Assistant Secretary/Senior Assistant Registrar in the  U-EX 2 (I) grade of the Commission/a Higher Educational Institution/Institute. 
    OR
  4. A holder of the post of Deputy Secretary/Deputy Registrar of the Commission/a Higher Educational Institution/Institute who has completed three (03) years of satisfactory service in that post with a Degree and a Postgraduate Diploma of not less than one year’s duration in Administration or Management from a recognized University/HEI with not less than fifteen (15) years of administrative experience after obtaining the first Degree. At least five (05) years of such experience should be at the level of Deputy Secretary/Deputy Registrar and/or Senior Assistant Secretary/Senior Assistant Registrar in the U-EX 2 (I) grade of the Commission/a Higher Educational Institution/Institute.
    OR
  5. An Attorney-at-Law with a Degree from a recognized University/HEI who has completed three (03) years of satisfactory service in the post of Deputy Secretary/Deputy Registrar of the Commission/a Higher Educational Institution/Institute with fifteen (15) years of administrative experience after obtaining the first Degree. At least five (05) years of such experience should be at the level of a Deputy Secretary/Deputy Registrar and/or Senior Assistant Secretary/Senior Assistant Registrar in the U-EX 2 (I) grade of the Commission/ a Higher Educational Institution/Institute. 
    OR
  6. A holder of the post of Deputy Secretary/Deputy Registrar who is a graduate from a recognized University/HEI with eighteen (18) years of administrative experience of the Commission/a Higher Educational Institution/Institute out of which at least three (03) years should be in the post of Deputy Secretary/Deputy Registrar and confirmed in that post.

Note:  “Administrative Experience” means, experience gained in a post in Sri Lanka Administrative Service or in a comparable post in a State or in a Private Sector Organization in Human Resource Management or General Administration or Overall Management after obtaining the first Degree from a recognized University/HEI. Experience gained in specialized fields such as Finance/Engineering or other Technical fields are not considered for this purpose.

Those who are desirous of spending their Sabbatical leave from other Universities will also be considered for appointment on contract basis. 

BENEFITS

  • Selected candidate will contribute 10% of their monthly salary to the Universities’ Provident Fund, while the employer will make a contribution of 15% of their salary of which 8% will be credited to the Universities’ Pension Fund and 7% to the Universities’ Provident Fund. In addition, they will become contributors to the Employees Trust Fund under which the University will contribute an amount equivalent to 3% of the salary.
  • Appointee to the permanent post will become a member of the University’ Pension Scheme
  • The holder of the Post of Registrar will be eligible for sabbatical leave for one year with pay or two years on no-pay after completion of seven years of services. Those proceeding abroad on such leave shall be entitled to receive full passage for himself/herself as well as the spouse.
  • An official vehicle will be assigned, or payment of fuel allowance will be made by the university subject to a ceiling as per the current regulation. 

SALARY SCALE: 

As per the University Grants Commission Circular No. 17/2016 dated 05.12.2016, this post carries the consolidated salary of U-EX 3 (1), Rs. 99,910-3x2020;11x2520-133,690/- p.m as at 01.01.2020. However, appointees will be placed at the appropriate point of the salary scale applicable as at 01.01.2017, which is Rs. 71,191-3x1438; 11x1794-95,239/- p.m. 

In addition, the Government approved allowances applicable to the University System will be paid.

METHOD OF RECRUITMENT

  • Selection by a structured interview.
  • Age:        Not more than 45 years

q   Age limit does not apply to the employees in the services of the Government Departments, Statutory Boards, and State Corporations

  • The University reserves the right to short list the applications and summon candidates for the interview, based on the prevailing rules and regulations.

APPLICATIONS

Those who wish to obtain application forms and relevant details could download on the University website (www.esn.ac.lk).  Downloaded application forms should accompany with the paid Bank Slip for the deposit of a sum of Rs.100/= credited to the Account No: 227-1001-4-0000024, at any branch of the People’s Bank, drawn in favour of “Bursar, Eastern University, Sri Lanka. The application forms could be obtained from the Office of the Senior Assistant Registrar/Establishments (Academic), Eastern University, Sri Lanka, Vantharumoolai, Chenkalady from Monday to Friday during office hours by submitting the paid Bank Slip.  Those who wish to obtain application forms by post are requested to send a self-addressed stamped envelope (23cm x10 cm in size), along with the paid Bank Slip to the above address.

HOW TO APPLY

The post applied for should be marked on the top left hand corner of the envelope.

Applicants who are employees of Government Departments, State Corporations and Statutory Bodies should forward their applications through the Head of their respective institutions, but may send an advance copy in the first instance. However, no such applicant will be considered for interview, if the application channeled through the Head of the Department is not received.

Completed application forms along with detailed curriculum vitae and the certified photocopies of the educational qualifications with statement of the Degree &  professional qualifications & service certificates should be sent under registered cover to reach “Senior Assistant Registrar / Establishments (Academic), Eastern University, Sri Lanka, Vantharumoolai, Chenkalady” on or before 27.07.2017.

Incomplete & illegible applications, applications which are not attached with supportive documents & paid Bank slip and applications received after the closing date will be rejected.           

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VICE-CHANCELLOR
EASTERN UNIVERSITY, SRI LANKA
VANTHARUMOOLAI,
CHENKALADY.
2017-06-27

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