Kisii University Registrar (Research, Extension, Innovation and Resource Mobilisation) Jobs in Kenya

Kisii University Registrar (Research, Extension, Innovation and Resource Mobilisation) Jobs in Kenya

Reports to: Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and Student Affairs)

For Appointment to This Post, a Candidate Must:

  • Be a holder of a PhD degree from a recognized university for at least 3 years.

  • Have extensive professional experience in administration with at least three (3) years at the level of Deputy Registrar/Director or equivalent position in a University setting;

  • Have proven track record in promoting learning, teaching, research, extension and development in a University;

  • Have advanced computing skills, particularly Microsoft Office Suite of applications, SPSS and other relevant statistical tools.

  • Demonstrate experience in writing Research Proposals, developing funding proposals and good document/editing skills.

  • Have knowledge of national laws and policies in education.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The Registrar (Research, Extension, Innovation and Resource Mobilisation) shall be responsible of:

  • Setting policies to shape the University’s research, extension, innovation, resource mobilisation and linkages agenda.

  • Facilitating the transfer of the University’s innovations into the public domain while protecting the University’s intellectual property rights and interests.

  • Overseeing preparation and implementation of University resource mobilization policy.

  • Promotion and implementation of policies and strategies on sponsored research and the coordination of research, linkages and innovation activities in the University including;

  • Research management and support;

  • Communication and publication of research findings by University’s scholars;

  • Research ethics management; technology transfer and innovation;

  • Commercialization and entrepreneurship of research; and

  • Fundraising for research from industry and other external organizations.

  • Ensuring safe custody and stewardship of the University’s research repository and ensuring that e – research and learning repository is created, and maintained in the Library, and is kept up to date.

  • Ensuring that operational research management plans are prepared and submitted for review.

  • Ensuring that strategic plans for research in the University are prepared and submitted for review.

  • Preparation of annual research budgets and submitting them for review by the Research and Innovation Board.

  • Developing and applying
    metrics for measuring research performance by individuals, Schools and the University as a whole.

  • Ensuring that applications for internal research grants are processed and presented for review and evaluation, and award of grants in accordance with approved procedures and policies.

  • Ensuring that annual research reports are prepared and submitted to the Council.

  • Providing advice on funding opportunities, preparation and processing of grant applications and negotiation of research contracts.

  • Providing advice and support in the protection and development of intellectual property arising out of the University’s research and innovation activities.

  • Reviewing the University regulations on research policies, resources and services to ensure that they reflect the changing needs of the University and its sponsors, and submit proposals to the Board of Research and Innovation.

  • Serving as the Secretary of the University’s Board of Research and Innovation.

  • Coordinating all research, extension, resource mobilization and linkages in the University.

  • Preparing and implementing and reviewing the department’s strategic plan and annual work plan.

  • Ensuring conformance to the requirements of management systems in the department according to ISO certification standards and aligning processes to ensure they deliver the intended outputs of the respective management system.

  • Conducting annual appraisal of members of staff in the department.

  • Preparing the department’s annual budget and procurement plan.

  • Any other official duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

    How to Apply

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