Amref International University Dean of Students Jobs in Kenya

Amref International University Dean of Students Jobs in Kenya


Amref International University (AMIU) is an accredited institution of higher learning focused on training in health sciences and is fully owned by Amref Health Africa.

AMIU is founded on the experience and intellect of Amref Health Africa, which is reputed with over 60 years of quality and innovative public and community health interventions, training and education.

AMIU has nurtured leaders and shaped the future of public health practice in Africa for over 40 years under its predecessor Amref International Training Centre (AITC). We lead the way in health sciences education with a breadth of programmes.

We focus primarily on health sciences with a commitment to progressively develop innovative programmes catering to the present and future needs of African populations.

Amref International University (AMIU) is looking for a qualified Dean of Students.

The Dean of Students will be responsible for overseeing services and responding to student’s needs.

The job involves supervising campus programs as a liaison between administrators and student organizations.

The role requires the holder to coordinate transfer of students, disciple-related processes and procedures.

The job involves managing student activities, enforcing disciplinary measures when necessary, and working with other school departments to ensure that all student programs run smoothly.

Purpose

The Dean of Students will be responsible for overseeing services and responding to student’s
needs.

The job involves supervising campus programs as a liaison between administrators and
student organizations.

The role requires the holder to coordinate transfer of students, disciplerelated
processes and procedures.

The job involves managing student activities, enforcing disciplinary measures when necessary,and working with other school departments to ensure that all student programs run smoothly.

Overall Role

The Dean of Students will implement and enforces university school regulations and
policies, coordinate programs with other university departments, meet with students who
have exhibited poor conduct, and resolves problems accordingly.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates health, and extracurricular services for students.
  • Addresses student questions and concerns.
  • Manages budget for student activities.
  • Addresses and resolves student behavioral issues.
  • Refers students to counselors as necessary.
  • Devises best course of disciplinary action.
  • Attends disciplinary hearings when necessary.
  • Writes up student conduct reports.
  • Maintains files of all student activities, meetings, investigations, and disciplinary
    issues.
  • Organizes new student orientation sessions and activities.
  • Serves as an advisor for student clubs and organizations.
  • Attends and supports student events.
  • Acts as liaison between students, administration, and faculty.
  • Assists in development of
    programs for academic success.
  • Enforces school policy and procedure for students and staff.
  • Assists admissions department in reviewing student applications.
  • Contacts and meets with parents and guardians when necessary.

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrates excellent organizational skills.
  • Communicates clearly and effectively.
  • Exhibits ability to establish trusting and respectful relationships with students.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills.
  • Maintains professional but friendly demeanor at all times.
  • Works well with a variety of different individuals and age levels.
  • Demonstrates ability to multitask efficiently.
  • Possesses specific knowledge of the bureaucratic organization and function of
    education administration.
  • Demonstrates detailed familiarity with university code of conduct.
  • Exhibits ability to remain calm and patient in stressful situations such as disciplinary hearings.

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Possesses excellent organizational skills.
  • Communicates clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to establish trust and respectful relationships with students.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills.
  • Maintains professional but friendly demeanor at all times.
  • Works well with a variety of different individuals and age levels.
  • Demonstrates ability to multitask efficiently.
  • Possesses specific knowledge of the bureaucratic organization and function of
    education administration.
  • Demonstrates detailed familiarity with university code of conduct.
  • Ability to remain calm and patient in stressful situations such as disciplinary hearings.

    Education and Experience

  • Post graduate training in either Education, Psychology or related field.
  • Master’s Degree in Student Affairs or Higher Education Administration is required.
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Previous work experience in student affairs or education is required.

    Work Environment

  • Working hours will follow a standard 9-5 schedule.
  • Longer hours and overtime may be required at the start of school terms.
  • The majority of time will be spent in a temperature-controlled office setting.
  • Light physical activity such as walking and standing is required on a daily basis.
  • Some travel may be required.

    How to apply

  • Email your CV and application letter to recruitment@amref.org by 2nd November, 2018.

  • For more information and job application details, see; Amref International University Dean of Students Jobs in Kenya

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