NUS Vice Chancellor and President position advertised


The Ministry of Public Enterprises has advertised the position of the National University of Samoa’s Vice-Chancellor and President. 

The position is currently held by Aiono Dr Alec Ekeroma and his contract is near completion.

Completed applications should be received by the Ministry for Public Enterprises, by Friday, 18th November 2022, 4.00 pm.  “It is important to note that ALL applications received after the time will not be considered.” 

  • The National University of Samoa is mandated by the NUS Act 2006 the functions of the University for which the VC is responsible, are as follows:
  • a) The provision of education and training, including academic, technical and vocational training and continuing education at appropriate levels responsive to the needs of the people of Samoa; 
  • b) The continued development of the centre of excellence in the study of the Samoan language and culture and all matters pertaining to Samoa; 
  • c) The acquisition and transmission of knowledge by teaching, consultancy, community learning and research; 
  • d) The encouragement of intellectual independence; 
  • e) The realisation of the goals and guiding principles of the University as set out in its Corporate Plan and in line with the PDS.
  • f) The promotion of the economic and social development of Samoa through the provision of quality education. 
  • g) The recognition of prior learning or competencies to provide for flexible transition into University programs.
  • h) The establishment and maintenance of connections with public and private workplaces and the Samoan community; and
  • i) The establishment of associations or arrangements with relevant institutions.