Post of Director Colombo University Community Extension Centre (CUCEC) – Internal Applicants Only

Post of Director Colombo University Community Extension Centre (CUCEC) – Internal Applicants Only

Applications are invited for the above position from the permanent members of the academic staff of the University of Colombo holding the Post of Senior Lecturer, Grade I or above preferably with academic training and research experience on participatory research in rural areas.

The objectives of the center are to achieve sustainability of the village development activities, make university students involved in the Centre activities by incorporating community extension services in their curriculum, make the university academics involved in rural development activities thereby while helping the community, involved in the functions of capacity building for government and NGO personnel, create a database for successful rural development strategy, actively involve in rural development activities, collaborate with Universities, Research institutes, Government and Private Sector in the country or abroad for the purpose of activity-oriented research in community development.

The selected candidate would be responsible for the overall academic, administrative and financial management of the Centre in accordance with policies and guidelines and rules and regulations as laid down by the Board from time to time, maintain the records pertaining to finance of the Centre, maintain of inventories and documents of all equipment received and disposed of the Centre, convening of meetings of the Board or any other bodies set up by the Board, ensuring an annual audit of the Centre in consultation with the Board, ensuring the compilation of the annual report of the Centre, submitting financial, progress, evaluation and activity reports of the Centre as required.

The term of office of the Director is three years from the date of appointment.

Applications should be forwarded to reach me on or before 16-12-2021 through the respective Head of the Department and the Dean of the Faculty.

University of Colombo