Daystar University Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics - Research and Students Affairs Jobs in Kenya

Daystar University Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics - Research and Students Affairs Jobs in Kenya

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Dvc) Academics, Research and Students Affairs

Reporting to Vice Chancellor, this position is in charge of overall implementation of
Strategy and Policies for the attainment of the University’s Vision and Mission in the areas
of Academics, Research and Student Affairs.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Have the overall responsibility of direction, organization and administration of learning programmes in the University;
  • Oversee the development and implementation of academic programmes and regulations in line with national and regional regulatory standards;
  • Coordinate teaching and research and provide the necessary support needed by all
    academic programmes offered by the University;
  • Oversee the formulation, implementation and monitoring of polices, rules and regulations, guidelines and procedures on planning, development and management of academic activities and programmes;
  • Promote activities that attract local and international students;
  • Advise Senate in the development of learning programmes in conformity with the
    national and international standards and legally recognized professional bodies;
  • Coordinate student affairs such as admissions, accommodation, counselling discipline and welfare activities (recreational, sports and games);
  • Coordinate management and preparation of syllabi and their regulations, timetables, examinations, student’s attachment and library services;
  • Plan and mobilize resources for teaching by allocating academic facilities such as lecture halls, labs, workshops, and other teaching facilities as well as formulation of rules governing their allocation and utilization;
  • Coordinate research, innovation and extension of programmes including planning, mobilization of resources for each research, extension and appraising of research proposals;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of ICT for Human Resources and Financial Management; and
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned or delegated by the Vice Chancellor.

    Candidate should have the following requirements:

    Academic & Management:

  • Be an Associate Professor /Professor and a holder of an earned Doctorate degree or
    equivalent qualification from a recognized University in
    Kenya;
  • Have thorough knowledge of the structural, legislative and regulatory framework
    for administering University Education in Kenya;
  • Possess at least 10 years of hands on experience at a senior level in a University or
    equivalent institution with demonstrable leadership and management capacity including knowledge in public finance management and strategic people management;
  • An accomplished scholar with proven track record in formulating and managing academic programmes, supervising and mentoring Masters and PhD students;
  • Have a proven track record of research and publication in peer reviewed journals,
    monographs and books;
  • Have demonstrable experience in networking, fundraising and resource mobilization;
  • Have demonstrable experience in transformative and strategic leadership;
  • Demonstrate acknowledge of ICT for education and research management.

    Core Competencies
  • Active Christian Commitment;
  • Be firm, fair, accountable and transparent in the conduct of one’s duties;
  • Has capacity to work under pressure to deliver services within strict timeframe;
  • Visionary and result oriented leader;
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, effective communication and logical skills;
  • Problem resolver and sound decision maker; and
  • Innovative and creative leader.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 12th April, 2019
  • All applications should be sent by E-mail to: recruitment@hrpowerhouse.co.ke.
  • Hard copies will not be considered.
  • Kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Daystar University Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics - Research and Students Affairs Jobs in Kenya

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