Opening Date: 15th February, 2021
Closing Date: 26th February, 2021

The University of The Gambia, the premier University in The Gambia offers various degrees at different levels in different fields. UTG being an equal employment opportunity provider respects the legally protected universal characteristics. As such, qualified and experienced persons are encouraged to apply for the following Administrative position: Personal Assistant to the Provost.

Job Title: Personal Assistant
Job Family: Administration
Reports to: The Provost

Job Overview
Serving as Personal Assistant to the provost (main responsibilities): Provide a complete, high-level and confidential administrative services to support the provost and serve as a Faculty member of the Senior Management Team (SMT).

Qualification and experience
Experience & Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, the successful individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are the minimum level of knowledge, skills & abilities required:
⦁ Consideration will be given to any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience. Undergraduate degree (BSc) in a medical/related discipline is essential. A master’s degree in public health and/or MBA will be an advantage.
⦁ Excellent supervisory, organizational and training skills. Experience in medical research, Human Resource and project management are desirable.
⦁ Excellent communication and presentational skills.
⦁ Good analytical skills.
⦁ Skilled in organization and coordination of complex projects.
⦁ Word processing and technical skills in two or more of the following or equivalent software packages: Microsoft Office 365, and familiarity with Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Google Suite, CANVAS-LMS
⦁ Familiarity with the internet including social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linked-In)
⦁ Ability to work independently.
⦁ Demonstrated commitment to continued professional development.

Please address and deliver electronically ONLY, all applications to Human Resource Directorate, University of The Gambia, Peace Building, Kanifing Campus through the following emails: utghr@utg.edu.gm. mltarro@utg.edu.gm