The Council of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka invites applications or nominations of persons (Citizens of Sri Lanka and shall be less than 63 years of age) for the position of the Vice-Chancellor of the University in terms of Section 34 of the Universities Act No. 16 of 1978 and subsequent amendments.
Under the provisions of the Universities Act No. 16 of 1978, the Vice-Chancellor is a full-time Officer of the University. He/she shall be the Principal Executive Officer, the Principal Academic Officer and the Accounting Officer of the University. He/she shall be an ex-officio member and Chairman of both the Council and Senate.
The Vice Chancellor shall, unless he/she vacates office earlier or is removed from office in terms of the Universities Act No. 16 of 1978 as amended, hold office for a term of three years or until he/she completes his/her sixty fifth year whichever event occurs earlier.