Chuka University - Deputy Vice-chancellor- Administration and Finance Jobs in Kenya

Chuka University - Deputy Vice-chancellor- Administration and Finance Jobs in Kenya


For appointment to the position, a candidate must:

  • Be a holder of an earned Ph.D. degree, and serving as either a Professor or Associate
    Professor in a university;

  • Have at least (8) years progressive experience in a senior leadership /management
    position such as Dean/Director, principal of a university college or DVC of a chartered university or leadership in a comparable or other higher learning institutions;

  • Have outstanding and internationally recognized scholarship record as evidenced by refereed journals, publications, university level books as well as project grants and awards;

  • Have demonstrable ability and leadership skills to effectively coordinate administration and financial functions and be familiar with financial planning and accounting;

  • Have demonstrated ability in strategic planning and quality management systems and training in management sciences at Master’s level will be a distinct advantage;

  • Have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; and

  • Be of the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism and comply with
    the requirements of the constitution of Kenya

    Core Competences:

    The following core competences and skills will be required:

  • Exemplary high level of professionalism and work ethics;

  • Possess strategic management Leadership skills with results oriented mindset;

  • Visionary and innovative leadership;

  • All-inclusive management style with balanced firmness and fairness; and

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Deputy Vice Chancellor-Administration and Finance will be one of the principal advisors to the Vice Chancellor and head of Administration and Finance division.

    Specific duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  • Responsible for management and administration
    matters in a result oriented work environment, geared towards achieving the university’s goals, objectives, performance contracts and the strategic plan;

  • Assisting the Vice Chancellor in the development and implementation of the university policies;

  • Providing innovative and creative leadership in the areas of Human Resource Management;

  • Preparing and implementing the university budget and preparation of financial statements and management reports;

  • Administration of human resource functions of the university including staff appointment, deployment, retention and separation;

  • Responsible for the university central services including the medical services, transport, procurement, development projects, estate and maintenance, catering and
    housekeeping;

  • Supervision of the administration, financial planning activities of the university.

  • Representation of the university in collective bargaining negotiations, administration
    and management, including labour relations, grievances handling, retirement benefits
    management, contract interpretation, and workers compensation;

  • Conducting periodic audits and reviews of physical and stock records to ensure proper accounting and internal procedures have been developed and enforced; and

  • Any other duty as may be assigned and delegated by the Vice Chancellor.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Chuka University - Deputy Vice-chancellor- Administration and Finance Jobs in Kenya


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