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  • Job Title: Registrar
  • Department: Registry
  • Report To: Vice Chancellor
  • Closing Date: 03-May-2024

Qualification and Experience:
  • At least a Master’s Degree and relevant training in Management/ Administration from a recognised University.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a leadership, administrative and/ or managerial position.
  • Experience in supervising a large staff complement to achieve institutional goals.
  • The Registrar shall be responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the administration of the University and shall keep such records as may be necessary.
  • The Registrar shall be the Secretary of the University Council and the Senate, and shall provide secretaries to such Committees and Boards as may be established by the Council and the Senate from time to time.


In addition to the duties as provided for above, the Registrar shall be responsible for but not limited to:

(a) the administration of student admissions, registration and examinations;

(b) organization of the Congregations of the University;

(c) University human resource recruitment and development;

(d) general administration and management of the University as delegated by the Vice Chancellor;

(e) signing all legal University documents on behalf of the University;

(f) the administration of University transport services;

(g) the administration of University security services;

(h) working out annual performance contracts for the staff reporting directly to the Registrar’s office;

(i) making annual appropriate recommendations to the Academic and

Administrative Staff Committee or the Non-Academic Staff Committee on the

performance of the staff under the supervision of the Registrar; and

(j) exercising any other such powers and duties as may be assigned to him by the Vice Chancellor.







Other Attributes:
  • Ability to deal effectively with University Faculties, Students, Administrators, Staff as well as various external organizations and agencies in enforcing key University policies;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and be a team player;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of and commitment to codes of good governance and ethical practise, strategic leadership and change management;
  • Excellent knowledge of University governance, administration policies and procedures and ability to drive the implementation of the Institution’s strategy;
  • Demonstrable Leadership and Management record and successful supervisory experience in a people-oriented environment;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, organizing skills and interpersonal skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other related software tools and technologies;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of institutional fundraising strategies;
  • Ability to implement the Performance Management System and;
  • Excellent technical, analytical and strong problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.


Appointment Terms:

Three-year contract with a possibility for renewal by mutual consent subject to satisfactory performance with a salary commensurate with the job and entitlement to other benefits befitting the position.


Applications should be addressed to:

The Vice Chancellor

University of Eswatini

Private Bag 4






Only applications with the following shall be considered:

  • An application letter
  • A detailed CV
  • Certified copies of academic and professional qualifications
  • Certified copies of academic transcripts
  • Names of three referees with their current email addresses


Due to the large volume of applications we receive, it is not possible to respond to each application individually. Should you not receive correspondence from the University FOUR (4) MONTHS after the closing date, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.


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