Garissa University Vice Chancellor Jobs in Kenya

Garissa University Vice Chancellor Jobs in Kenya

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 35(1)(a) (v) of the Universities Act, 2012 (Revised
2018), the Public Service Commission invites applications from suitably qualified persons
to be considered for appointment to the following positions.

For appointment to this position, a candidate must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a full Professor or an associate professor with an earned Doctorate degree from
    a university recognized by the Kenya Commission for University Education;
  • Have had at least twelve (12) years of administrative, academic and research
    experience at senior level of at least University
  • Deputy Vice Chancellor, Dean,
    Principal of University College or equivalent in an academic or research
  • Have published in ten (10) internationally peer-reviewed journal(s) and presented
    in the international conference(s);
  • Have knowledge and experience in structural, legislative and regulatory framework
    for administering university education;
  • Be an accomplished scholar with proven track-record and demonstrated evidence in formulating and managing academic programs, supervising and
    mentoring Masters and PhD students;
  • Have outstanding internationally recognized record of scholarship and academic
  • Have work experience, knowledge and skills in academic administration and
    financial management of a university;
  • Have demonstrated experience in stakeholder management, networking, harnessing grants, fundraising and resource mobilization including building solid partnerships and linkages;
  • Have proven excellent organizational, persuasive, interpersonal and effective
    communication skills to manage complex, diverse stakeholders and unstable security environment;
  • Have demonstrated high ethical standards, integrity, transparency and
    accountability, professionalism, teamwork and stewardship; and
  • Comply with the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya (2010).

    Core Competencies

    The following core competences will be required: -

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and effective communication skills as
    well as logical and sound decision-making ability;
  • Creativity and innovation;
  • Visionary and results oriented; and
  • Firm, fair, accountable and transparent in conduct of requisite duties.

    Duties and Responsibilities
  • As per the Charter and Statutes of Garissa University, and direct supervision by the
    University Council the Vice Chancellor shall:
  • Be responsible for providing overall leadership, management, strategic direction
    and organization and
    administration programs of the university;
  • Develop and recommend to Council policies, strategies and business models and
    plans, annual budgets and prepare mandatory statutory reports;
  • Be responsible for implementing Council resolutions and decisions;
  • Promote efficiency and good order of the university including staff welfare,
    conduct and discipline and ensure enforcement of statutes and regulations governing operations of various university sections and departments;
  • Be responsible for and custodian of all legal instruments of authority for the University;
  • Be responsible for facilitating cooperation with other government institutions,
    regulatory agencies together with local, national and international institutions of
    higher learning; and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned or delegated by the Council as provided by
    the University Act, 2012, Garissa University Charter and statues.

    How to Apply
  • Candidates may submit manual (hard copy) or electronic (online) applications.
  • All applications should be submitted together with detailed curriculum vitae, a copy
    of ID/Passport, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and any other relevant
    supporting documents.
  • Manual applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked:
    “Application for Vice Chancellor – Garissa University”
  • Or
  • “Application for Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and Students’ Affairs) – Garissa
  • Or
  • “Application for Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance, Administration and Planning) –
    Garissa University”
  • The Secretary/CEO
  • Public Service Commission
  • Commission House
  • P.O Box 30095-00100
  • Nairobi.
  • Online applications may be submitted via email to:
  • All applications should reach the Public Service Commission on or before 20th August
    latest by 5.00 p.m. (East African Time)
  • For more information and job application details, see; Garissa University Vice Chancellor Jobs in Kenya

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