Kenya Methodist University Dean of Students Jobs

Kenya Methodist University Dean of Students Jobs

Kenya Methodist University (KeMU) is a chartered private University sponsored by the Methodist Church in Kenya.

The University has its main campus situated in the outskirts of Meru town with campuses at Nairobi and Mombasa.

We would wish to invite qualified applicants for the following position:

Dean of Students

Responsible to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) for the smooth running
and coordination of all students’ activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

In addition to the following specific duties and responsibilities, he/she acts as the link
between the students and administration.

  • Liaising with other service departments that affect housing, health, sports and
    welfare of students including guidance, counseling and academic advisory.
  • Advising the Student Governing Council (SGC) in matters concerning its functions
    and regulate expenditure of its finances.
  • Administration of University Students’ Organization elections and to oversee to a
    smooth transition from one outgoing S.G.C to a new one.
  • Handling internal and external student correspondence and providing secretarial
    assistance whenever possible.
  • Arranging in conjunction with the students’ organization various types of entertainment for students and coordinating all other cultural activities.
  • Receiving students’ disciplinary cases and processing them in consultation with the
    Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) for the Students’ Disciplinary Committee.
  • Supervising and coordinating all students’ publication like newsletters and newspaper
  • Maintain a communication like (dialogue) between the University administration and the students through their organization.
  • Helping in clearing students leaving the country to other countries in conjunction with the Ministry of Education.
  • Planning, preparing and directing students’ welfare activities like funerals, weddings, parties or the celebrations.
  • Keeping in safe custody all KeMUSO equipment e.g. television, video machines, radios, projectors etc. and maintaining records for them.
  • Overseeing the management of Students Centre facilities.
  • Coordinating activities of the Students Affair Division, Students Welfare Services Department, Guidance and Counseling Department, Religious activities and involving students and Chaplaincy. Games and sports Department and Wardenship
    Department in all campuses.
  • Liaising with other service department that may affect students’ welfare like health, catering and accommodation.
  • Liaising with general public rule on matters relating to students.
  • Enforcing rules and regulations governing the
    conduct and discipline of the students of the University.
  • Undertaking from time to time any other duties as may be assigned by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) Academic / Professional


  • PhD in Education or Social Sciences from recognized University
  • Master’s degree in Education, Social Sciences from a recognized University or equivalent qualifications.
  • At least ten (10) years working experience with students six (6) of which should be as Deputy Dean of Students
  • Mature with proven ability to make quick rational decisions.
  • Proven ability in handling students ‘affairs.

    How to apply:

  • Interested applicants should send three (3) copies of their application, accompanied by
    detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates, National ID
    card or passport, and other relevant testimonials.

    In addition, applicants must also submit
    the following:

    Clearance certificate from;

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission

    Credit Reference Bureau

  • Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal Investigation Department
  • Letters of recommendation (in sealed envelopes) from at least three persons familiar with the applicant’s professional experience and general character one of whom must be the pastor of their local church.
  • Detailed applications, in three (3) copies, and an electronic copy in PDF format should
    be sent to:

    The Vice Chancellor
    Kenya Methodist University
    P. O. Box 267 – 60200

  • To be received on or before 1st January 2019.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be
  • All the positions above require individuals who are committed to Christian values and are of high ethical standards, integrity, and professionalism.
  • KeMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Methodist University Dean of Students Jobs

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