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College Principal Lusaka Institute of Applied Sciences

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Employment Opportunity

Lusaka Institute of Applied Sciences (LIAS) has over 10 years of experience in training health professionals at the Diploma level and has up to date, qualified over 2, 500 registered Nurses and Clinical Officers. Considering the factors of growth and changing stakeholder environment being experienced across the country, a number of opportunities and challenges have emerged with this phenomenon. Hence the College has embarked on a new strategy to maintain its progress. In view of this, the College is therefore seeking the services of a selfless goal-oriented, qualified and skilled individual to take up the following senior management position on a full-time basis:


In this College, the office of the College Principal is ranked at the level of the General Manager and as such, the following are the key responsibilities and a must-fulfill- set of requirements for the candidate:


To be responsible for strategic leadership, administrative and financial management of the Institution in order to maintain its progress and development through teaching, research, public service, and innovation

The College Principal shall lead the development of the Institution’s educational strategic goals, frameworks, and policies and shall report to the LIAS Board Chairperson.


  • Directs the development, implementation, and review of the LIAS’s Corporate Strategic Plan (CSP) in order to ensure attainment of the College’s strategic objectives;
  • Coordinates the development of annual operating plans and budgets for Board’s approval and prudently manages the Institution’s resources within those budget guidelines
  • Provides oversight in the planning and management of all academic administration to ensure the integrity of academic records and all forms of certification of academic achievement of past and present students. Particular attention must be paid to general and faculty rules.
  • Works closely with departments across the Institution, specifically in areas of teaching and learning, quality enhancement, academic standards, research development, knowledge transfer, and internationalization
  • Provides leadership in resource mobilization and management
  • Develops and maintains partnerships with other institutions, government, and non-governmental organizations
  • Promotes sound corporate governance and ethical standards across the Institution and effectively leads by demonstrating exemplary leadership behavior, through personal involvement, commitment, and dedication in support of organizational values.
  • Ensures observance of good Corporate Governance practices
  • Supervises timely the development of individual work plans and implementation in order to monitor, evaluate and enhance performance


  • Master’s Degree in any relevant Management Discipline
  • Bachelor of Art/ Science in any Education/ Health Science Discipline.
  • Suitable applicants should possess a minimum of ten (10) years of working experience with at least five years in Senior Management and leadership positions, preferably in a learning institution.


  • A team worker with strong leadership abilities;
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and organizing skills
  • Exceptional planning, monitoring, and controlling skills;
  • Flexible budgeting skills and should at least be able to manage the College within an approved budget

Interested candidates who meet the above-stipulated qualifications should send their application letters, Curriculum vitae, three traceable referees, and photocopies of relevant certificates to: 

Applications should be received no later than 4th February 2022.