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Call for Applications | Chief Operating Officer

June 7, 2024

The University invites online applications to the full-time post of Chief Operating Officer (COO). The COO will be responsible for providing operational support to meet NLSIU’s evolving needs and strategic goals across a variety of the University’s functions including the University’s estate, infrastructure, facilities, student and academic support, operational performance, business services, and sustainability. The COO will also work in partnership with teams across the University to drive innovation, transformation and improved performance, within and across functions.

The Chief Operating Officer will report to the Registrar. The employee will be responsible for undertaking the following tasks:

  • Ensuring University operations and services align with strategic goals and business needs. The COO is accountable for leading the University operations planning, driving improved performance, optimising value through scale, innovation and transformation, and for the effective allocation of University resources;
  • Overseeing all day-to-day administrative and operational functions of the University;
  • Implementing the University’s growth plans including infrastructure and amenities;
  • Ensuring high-quality and timely operations for the students and staff;
  • Developing and implements world-class facilities for students and staff;
  • Developing and helps implement management strategies;
  • Designing, implementing and supervising reporting structures across all functions including a streamlined MIS / maintaining a regular cadence of review meetings and engages in on ground review to ensure delivery;
  • Evaluating the performance of University operations and manages various business partners;
  • Assisting the Vice Chancellor and Registrar in ensuring that institutional objectives and goals are met;
  • Building and creates high-performing teams in the University. Create a service-oriented culture and a culture of back-ups;
  • Working with senior teams to process internal ideas, infrastructure, and programs;
  • Motivating and encouraging the implementation, resource allocation, and processes in the University;
  • Encouraging and forging partnerships with vendors, subject-matter-experts (SMEs) professional organisations, government and other institutions;
  • Analysing and monitoring departments and for continuous improvement and impact;
  • Leveraging the University technology platforms to ensure seamless and frictionless service to all members of the University;
  • Developing strategic alliances and partnerships.

The deadline for the submission of the application is 5 pm, 28th June, 2024.

For more details, view the official notification here.
To apply, click here.


The last date for submission of applications is extended to 5 pm, 5th July, 2024.
The official notification regarding the corrigendum may be accessed here.