Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology Deputy Vice Chancellor Jobs in Kenya

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology Deputy 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 position.

    Deputy Vice Chancellor


    For appointment to this grade a candidate must:

  • be a Kenyan Citizen;

  • be at least an Associate Professor with an earned PhD from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • have at least ten (10) years of academic and research experience at a senior position in a University setting with a demonstrated capacity for leadership and academic excellence;

  • be registered with and be an active member of a professional association in his/her profession;

  • have served in a senior administrative position of at least a Dean or Director of a School/Faculty or held a leadership position of comparable levels in a university or other institutions of higher learning for at least five (5) years;

  • possess an outstanding and internationally recognized scholarship record as evidenced by peer-refereed journal publications and university level books or book chapters and supervision of masters and doctoral students;

  • have ability and leadership skills to effectively co-ordinate planning, administration
    and finance functions in the university;

  • have the capacity to promote learning in a competitive environment through commitment to academic excellence;

  • possess demonstrable knowledge of Performance Contracting and Quality Management System and strategic planning in academic development of the

  • have demonstrated ability to attract research grants and other awards;

  • have excellent understanding of current trends in university education and training globally and the factors and conditions shaping development of university education in Kenya;

  • have demonstrated competence in academic leadership in an academic/research environment;

  • demonstrate capacity to initiate and facilitate the development of relevant and quality market and society driven academic programmes;

  • excellent analytical, problem solving, decision making, team building, organisational, interpersonal and communication skills;

  • demonstrate ability to analyze complex problems, interpret operational needs and develop integrated creative solutions;

  • have knowledge and understanding of computerized management information systems, applications and tools;

  • have strong interpersonal skills and
    knowledge and ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of stakeholders; and

  • comply with the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2020 on leadership and integrity.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Planning, Administration and Finance (PAF) will be one of
    the principal assistants to the Vice Chancellor and will be the Head of Planning, Administration and Finance Division.

  • He/she shall be responsible for management of
    human, physical and financial resources, administrative, general administration, infrastructural and development matters which will include:

  • Coordinating development and implementation of sound financial, administrative policies and strategies in order to realize the strategic objectives of the University;

  • Organizing and directing administration and financial aspects of the University;

  • Maintaining efficiency and good order of the university and ensuring proper
    enforcement of the Statutes and Regulations;

  • Providing innovative and creative leadership in the areas of finance, human and physical resources, planning, general administration, infrastructural development and community linkages;

  • Coordinating the design and implementation of appropriate human resource system which will attract, develop and retain competitive human resource capital;

  • Providing support to the Vice-Chancellor and Management Board on the human resource, procurement, policy formulation, planning, ICT and financial matters regarding the university;

  • Establishing and maintaining workable systems for regular measurement, monitoring and evaluation of performance, quality, relevant and efficiency of all human resource, reward management, finance, planning and development programmes;

  • be a member of Senate and University Management Board; and

  • Performing other duties as may be assigned by the Vice-Chancellor.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology Deputy Vice Chancellor Jobs in Kenya

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