KeMU Deputy Vice Chancellor – Academic and Student Affairs Jobs in Kenya

KeMU Deputy Vice Chancellor – Academic and Student Affairs Jobs in Kenya

  • To strengthen its Academic and Student Affairs Division, KeMU wishes to recruit a suitable applicant to the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Student Affairs). The successful candidate will be expected to play a leading role in the implementation of the envisaged transformation process, mainly in the management of teaching, learning and research.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    The successful candidate will:

  • Provide vision and leadership for all University academic activities and strategic planning, including oversight of the academic, research and student affairs budget.

  • Ensure effective management and implementation of academic and research activities in the University.

  • Ensure satisfactory customer experience.

  • Provide leadership and supervisory oversight to the academic staff and students.

  • Prepare and present teaching and research programs to the Senate for approval and oversee implementation.

  • Develop and implement quality assurance policy.

  • Promote a learning environment that is supportive of the University mission and vision through student-centered services.

  • Work closely with other Deputy Vice Chancellors (APF) on staff development, training and research programmes.

  • Guide Chairpersons of Departments, Deans of schools and Directors of Campuses on running of academic programmes.

  • Co-ordinate examinations, admissions, registration of students, and general student campus life.

  • Ensure that the University Senate is properly advised in the development of academic programmes in conformity with ethical standards and legally recognized professional bodies.

  • Facilitate the development, review, and revision of academic programmes in line with the University Vision and Strategic Plan.

  • Develop internal and external academic linkages with industry, institutions and other relevant bodies that benefit the university in one way or another.

  • Spearhead fundraising initiatives in the Division including scholarships and grants.

    • Any other
    duties that may be assigned by the Vice Chancellor from time to time.

    Minimum Requirements

  • The suitable candidate should have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Be a holder of an earned PhD from an accredited and recognized university.

  • At least ten (10) years’ experience in a senior academic and management position at a university, or with proven experience in executive leadership position in an institution of comparable status.

  • Have thorough knowledge in the structural, legislative and regulatory framework for administering University Education in Kenya.

  • Have good understanding of Governance structures, strategic planning and Vision 2030.

  • Must demonstrate proven experience in policy making, strategic planning, developing and implementation of relevant and quality market driven academic programmes.

  • Able to promote institutional linkages and scholarship.

  • Must show good understanding for the promotion of learning, excellence in teaching, research and innovation.

  • Must have a good track record of successful change management.

  • Must have a track record in resource mobilization

  • Be of highest ethical standards, integrity, accountability and professionalism, teamwork and stewardship, and comply with the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

  • Be a committed Christian.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KeMU Deputy Vice Chancellor – Academic and Student Affairs Jobs in Kenya

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