Divine Word University Calls for Application for the President(VC)’s Post.


Word University  (DWU) is a National Catholic University that is co-educational and ecumenical, and operates under a Charter formulated by the Society of Divine Word and the Sister Servants of the Holy Spirit. The University is open to all qualified applicants, regardless of race, ethnicity, creed, or gender, who share its vision to engage with environment. It has a special interest to advance opportunities for those who will build the economic and social capacity of the South Pacific Region.

The University is heavily committed to working with the State, Churches and other partners towards the positive development of PNG. It is  in continuous dialogue and partnership with all levels of community, business, and Church, to promote the Mission of the University.

Qualification Requirements

The person the University seeks must have doctoral qualifications, sound professional experience in the administration of higher learning institutions or other relevant agencies. He or she must have an unequivocal commitment to the values of the Catholic education, and show sensitive understanding and appreciation of the needs of Papua New Guinea and the South Pacific Region. Personal and professional commitment to the Mission of DWU is a pre-requisite.

Appointment Duration

Appointment is for three(3) years initially, with the opportunity for renewal, following performance assessment. Salary level is open for negotiation, and there is the opportunity for performance increments, pending evaluation success in the position.

Closing Date

The closing date of the application is 16th May 2020, and the successful applicant is expected to take up appointment before December 2020.

Submission of Expression

Expressions of Interests should be addressed to:

Director of Human Resource Management

Email: hrm@dwu.ac.pg

DWU Madang Campus

P.O.BOX 483, Madang, PNG

after which an application package will be send.

Confidential inquiries may be addressed to:

Archbishop Douglas Young

Chair of DWU Council

Email: dyoung@dwu.ac.pg

DWU Madang Campus

P.O.BOX 483, Madang, PNG

The University reserves the right to appoint by invitation.

Note: Exact extract of public media advertisement by Divine Word Universit.

For more information about the University, visit it’s website www.dwu.ac.pg