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Vice Chancellor

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Temporary

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Job Summary

(i) be a Kenyan citizen;
(ii) be a holder of an earned PhD degree from a reputable university as well as a full
professor of a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) have had at least fifteen (15) years academic and research experience at a senior
(iv) have served successfully with demonstrable results as a substantive Principal of a
Constituent College or as a Deputy Vice Chancellor of a University for at least three
(3) years;
(v) have proven scholarly record demonstrated b y publications in internationally peer
reviewed journals, books and book chapters in their areas of specialization, and
supervision of Masters and Doctoral students;
(vi) have excellent understanding of the government's financial and fiscal policies,
strategic planning and Vision 2030, Human Resource Management and Public
Procurement and Asset Disposal Processes;
(vii) have demonstrable experience in networking, fundraising, resource mobilization,
attraction of research grants as well as consultancy in the development of a
(viii) have demonstrable record of leadership a n d i m p l e m e n t a t i o n of academic,
administrative, planning and financial programmes, development of strategic
institutional linkages, staff and student exchange;
(ix) have excellent understanding of current trends in University education and
training globally and the factors and conditions shaping development of university
education in Kenya;
(x) have excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills;
(xi) be a registered member of professional association/s, where applicable, and be of
good standing; and
(xii) be of high ethical standards, integrity and accou


(i) providing strategic, innovative and creative direction and leadership to the
University by competitively positioning and representing the University nationally,
regionally and internationally;
(ii) developing and recommending to Council strategies, business plans, annual budgets
and establishing proper monitoring control systems and procedures;
(iii) be responsible for the implementation of the Council's decisions and resolutions.
(iv) overall responsibility of managing, directing, organizing and administering of
programmes of the University.
(v) coordinating the development and implementation of the academic and
administrative policies of the University in accordance with the University's master
plan and the strategic plan;
(vi) promoting efficiency and good order of the University including staff and student
welfare, conduct and discipline and ensure enforcement of the Statutes and
(vii) providing innovative and creative leadership in the areas of academics, finance,
(viii) planning and development; general administration; research and partnership.
(ix) facilitating and maintaining cooperation with government institutions, regulatory
agencies, local and international institutions of higher learning and other
(x) any other responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated by the Council as provided
for in the Universities Act 2012, University Charter, 2013 and Statutes

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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