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Deputy Vice Chancellor(Planning Research and Innovation) - MMUST

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Temporary

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Job Summary

(i) Be a Kenyan citizen;
(ii) be a holder of an earned PhD from a reputable university as well as well as a full
professor or associate professor of a university recognized in Kenya
(iii) have had at least ten (10) years academic and research experience with scholarly
record demonstrated by publications in internationally peer reviewed journals in
their areas of specialization and supervision of Masters and Doctoral students;
(iv) have served successfully in a Senior Administrative and Management p o s i t i o n
at the level of a either Dean/Director or Deputy Principal of a Constituent
College/Principal of a Campus College in a university or in other comparable
level(s) for at least three (3) years;
(v) have successfully demonstrated ability and competence in administrative and
academic leadership in an academic and research environment;
(vi) have a successful record of leadership in development and implementation of
Research and extension programmes at University level;
(vii) be a team player with excellent organizational, communication and
interpersonal s k i l l s and h a v e a capacity to work effectively with, students and
(viii) show good understanding of university functions and p r o c e d u r e s
c o up le d with a passion for the promotion of learning, excellence in teaching,
research and innovation;
(ix) have good understanding of the national policies and strategies governing
university education training in Kenya;
(x) be familiar with current national, regional and global trends in provision of
university education;
(xi) be a registered member of professional association/s, where applicable, and be of
good standing;
(xii) demonstrate ability in networking and capacity to mobilize resources and expand
physical facilities necessary to cater for the increasing student enrolment and
academic programmes and research activities; and
(xiii) be of high ethical standards, integrity and accountability and comply with the
requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.


(i) overall responsibility for direction, organization and administration of planning,
research and innovation programmes;
(ii) initiating, coordinating, implementation and monitoring of the strategic plan in line
with master plans;
(iii) providing innovative and creative leadership in the areas of planning, research and
(iv) coordinating workshops and seminars for outreach programmes on technology
(v) promoting knowledge and skills dissemination to meet the needs of the university,
community and industry;
(vi) mobilizing and soliciting financial support for research and community extension
(vii) advising senate on the status of the development of research, extension and
innovation programmes in conformity to national and international standards and
legally recognized professional bodies; and
(viii) creating and maintaining collaboration and linkage with industry and com

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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