Office Vice President For Academic Affairs Directorate


The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs Directorate is accountable to the Vice President for Academic Affairs with responsibilities for coordinating and facilitating the University’s academic affairs.

The major duties and responsibilities of the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs director are to:

  • Coordinate and oversee responsibilities for development and management of graduate and undergraduate academic programs, continuing and distance education, teaching and learning support,  staff affairs, office of the registrar, library, and  academic standards and quality education enhancement;
  • Provide leadership in establishing  academic priorities,  plans for program development, Colleges/schools recruitment and development, and in managing  the academic enterprise;
  • Closely work with  the Vice President for Academic Affairs to assist in and provide support on academic affairs,
  • Coordinate & follow the implementation of plans, policies, rules and guidelines governing academic  programs, academic and technical staff,  and students;
  • Facilitate the accomplishment of the Academic mission and its academic goals through the establishment of programs, policies, procedures, and standards; in selection, evaluation, and development of colleges/schools and staff; in review of academic programs; in allocation of funds; and in provision of information;
  • Ensure the employment and promotion of academic staff is consistent with the University’s rules and procedures;
  • Coordinate and set context for the University’s various colleges, programs, and services to maintain broad and coherent institutional perspective;
  • Coordinate periodic academic program reviews and work with academic units in the review, study, and development of curriculum and in the improvement of instruction;
  • Follows the Academic strategic and operational plans are in place for colleges and reporting units, monitoring and supporting best practices, monitoring performances, and promoting positive relations internally and externally;

 Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs Directorate Coordinate and assist the following Directorate and Colleges/schools activities:


Directorates Colleges/School
Academic Program Directorate College of Engineering
Registrar and Alumni Directorate College of Computing
Continuing Education Directorate College of Agriculture & Natural Resource
Library and Documentation Service Directorate College of Natural Science & Computational
School of Post-graduate College of Business & Economics
Office of First Year  Students Common Course Coordinator Dean College of Social Science & Humanities
GRHO Academic & Research Directorate College of Education & Behavioral Studies
Shashemene Campus School of Law

 Mr. Jamahika Kebede Dengela  

Director, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs Directorate.


Main Campus, the new Administration Building 2nd Floor  No.216


Telephone: +251-22-665-3091

P.O. Box:    247 Bale Robe, Ethiopia