Koitalel University College Deputy Principal - Academic, Students and Financial Affairs Jobs in Kenya

Koitalel University College Deputy Principal - Academic, Students and Financial Affairs Jobs in Kenya


For appointment to the position, a candidate must:

  • Be a Professor or Associate Professor and a holder of earned doctorate from university recognized in Kenya;

  • Have at least eight (8) years of academic and research experience at senior level and demonstrated leadership and management skills in an academic or research institution;

  • Have served substantively for at least four (4) years with demonstrable results as academic dean or director and above in a recognized University;

  • Be outstanding and internationally recognized scholar as evidenced by publications in internationally refereed journal or University level books (at least eight (8) in the last five years);

  • Be an accomplished scholar with proven track record in formulating and managing academic programmes, successfully supervised Masters and Ph.D. students and mentoring postgraduate and academic colleagues;

  • Demonstrate the ability to attract project grants or awards;

  • Have supervised postgraduate students;

  • Demonstrate the ability to develop Curricula, programmes and projects;

  • Demonstrate competence in administrative and financial leadership in an academic and research environment;

  • Have a good understanding of government financial and fiscal policies, strategic planning and vision 2030 flagship projects, Public Procurement and Disposal Law;

  • Have an excellent understanding of the current trends in university education, training and research nationally and globally;

  • Demonstrate an outstanding ability to communicate effectively and possess excellent
    interpersonal skills; and

  • Comply with Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

    Core Competences:

    The following core competences and skills will be required:

  • Firm, fair and transparent style of management;

  • Ability to espouse and promote the national values and governance;

  • Be a visionary and results oriented leader;

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; and

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    The Deputy
    Principal will be responsible to the Principal for the following duties and
    responsibilities:

  • Coordinating the development of academic policies of the University College in
    consultation with the Academic Board and the Senate;

  • Directing and organizing academic programmes of the University College;

  • Coordinating and managing students affairs;

  • Coordinating and managing examinations and the preparation of academic transcripts, certificates, diplomas and degrees;

  • Developing research agenda with clear guidelines on research alliances and partnerships
    nationally and internationally.

  • Developing and implementing strategies to facilitate growth in revenue to support research and innovation;

  • Providing strategic direction, leadership and management of the centres and departments that comprise the research and innovation portfolio;

  • Overseeing the protection and commercialization of the innovations;

  • Establishing linkages with industry and business through local, national and international networks to leverage research outcomes and opportunities;

  • Providing leadership and direction in the management of University’s College financial
    resources.

  • Overseeing projects and preparing periodic status reports;

  • Overseeing the implementation of financial and development policies

  • Advising the Principal and the Management Board on financial status of the University
    College;

  • Coordinating and overseeing the procurement process;

  • Undertaking such other responsibilities and duties as may be assigned or delegated by
    the Principal and Council.

    How to Apply

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