The Council of the National University of Samoa seeks applications for the position of:

Vice-Chancellor and President


The Vice-Chancellor and President is responsible to the Council for the effective leadership, management and development of the University in accordance with the Mission of the University and the direction of Council.

The Vice-Chancellor and President will have specific delegated authority to exercise a range of management functions and responsibilities for the efficient and effective management and development of the University. The contract will be for a period of three years with a salary determined by Cabinet. A probation period of six months applies.

The successful applicant will lead the National University of Samoa and will ensure that the expected outcomes for the institution are achieved.

The appointee will be a graduate with a higher qualification, with senior administrative and academic experience at tertiary level or proven senior management experience in the public or private sector, and a sound knowledge of the structure and operations of a University.

Applicants should obtain a copy of the selection criteria, and a detailed position description from the Director, Human Resources (Manusamoa Christine Saaga) on email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or download from link below. 

Download Position Description Here

Applications should include an updated curriculum vitae, certified copies of qualifications and a statement addressing the selection criteria plus names, addresses and contact numbers (telephone and email) of three (3) referees. (Applicant must seek referee’s permission before listing his/her name).


The closing date is 4:00PM local time on WEDNESDAY, 25TH SEPTEMBER 2019


The application should be marked CONFIDENTIAL and addressed to:

 The Pro-Chancellor

National University of Samoa PO Box 1622



The Council reserves the right to make an appointment by invitation. For further information please contact 20072 Ext 100 or  email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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