Daystar University Vice Chancellor Jobs in Kenya

Daystar University Vice Chancellor Jobs in Kenya

Our client Daystar University is a top private Chartered Christian University in Kenya. They now wish to recruit a Vice Chancellor to help spearhead their Vision and Mission.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Chief steward of the University’s Vision and Mission
  • Implementation of the University Strategic Plan
    Overall responsibility for planning, implementation and regular overview of the University’s academic resources and programs;
  • Providing effective and efficient management of the University’s assets and facilities including human, financial, administrative, industrial and information management resources;
  • Creating an enabling environment for knowledge sharing, effective research and consultancy;
  • Ensuring the authentic Christian spirituality and social wellbeing of the university community;
  • Ensuring the recruitment of qualified faculty and other personnel;
  • Providing leadership for quality assurance;
  • Providing leadership for fundraising, marketing, communication and networking with relevant partners and stakeholders;
  • Promotion of good governance practices including ethics and integrity;

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Hold a PhD from a recognized university;
    Academician with considerable research and teaching experience of at least 10 years at University level.
  • Must have served administratively at the level of Deputy Vice Chancellor or equivalent for at least five (5) years and published papers in refereed journals.
  • Mature evangelical Christian with a sterling above reproach reputation of integrity, known for adherence to biblical principles and has evidence of faithful involvement in the local church.
  • Excellent leadership, managerial and organizational skills, including demonstrated ability to lead programs. Familiarity with the operations of private universities will have an added
  • Should be an excellent team leader with capacity of identifying and managing internal and external stakeholders of the university while mobilizing and leading effective teams.
  • Have a broad understanding of the Financial Management of a University. As well as a capacity for resources mobilization and fundraising.
  • Have a track record of fostering partnership with churches and other organizations, nationally, regionally and Internationally.
  • Have a track record of resource mobilization for research, scholarships and development;
  • Demonstrate an understanding, and be able to promote and enhance the existing and emerging technological innovations for better learning and management of the institutions.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the trends in Christian Higher Education Internationally.
  • Have a capacity to initiate, manage and implement a time bound strategic plan for the benefit of the stakeholders and service provision for the university.

    How to Apply

  • Email a copy of your CV and a cover letter to by 28th December 2018
  • Ensure you indicate your current or past monthly salary in your cover letter
  • Only qualified candidates will be shortlisted

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