Koitalel University College Principal Jobs in Kenya

Koitalel University College Principal Jobs in Kenya


For appointment to the position, a candidate must:

  • Be a full Professor and holder of an earned Doctorate degree from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • Have at least ten (10) years of hands-on academic and research experience at senior level and demonstrated leadership and management skills in an academic or research institution;

  • Have served substantively for eight (8) years with demonstrable results at least as academic Dean or Director and above in a University recognized in Kenya;

  • Be outstanding and internationally recognized scholar as evidenced by publications in internationally refereed journals or University level books (at least ten (10) 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;

  • Have a good understanding and demonstrable experience of governance structures, Public Finance management and fiscal policies, infrastructural growth, strategic planning and Vision 2030, performance management, human
    resource management and development, procurement and asset disposal legal requirements;

  • Have an excellent understanding of current trends in University education and training in Kenya and globally, and a broad awareness of the factors and conditions shaping the development of university education;

  • Have demonstrated ability and experience in managing student affairs and strategic institutional linkages;

  • Have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;

  • Have demonstrated ability to network, fundraise, mobilize training and research grants towards the development of the University;

  • Be of high ethical standards, integrity, accountability, professionalism, teamwork and stewardship;

  • Applicants with postgraduate qualification in management sciences will have an added advantage; and

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

    Core Competencies

    The following core competencies 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 Principal will be responsible to Council for the efficient management of both human
    and material resources of the University College. Specific duties and responsibilities as
    provided in the Universities Act 2012 and the University College Statutes will include:

  • Being the Chief Executive and Accounting Officer of the University College.

  • Being the academic and administrative head of the University College;

  • Having the overall responsibility for the direction, organization and administration of programmes of the University College;

  • Being the Chairperson of the Management and Academic Boards, and in that capacity provide regular, thorough and prompt communication to the Council and coordinate key technical, financial and administrative matters to Council;

  • Making proposals and submitting reports to the Council for approval

  • Promoting partnerships and linkages including public-private partnerships;

  • Being responsible for fundraising and sustainable development of the University College;

  • Providing leadership in performance based management through development and application of a result based performance management system;

  • Putting in place effective administrative structures, processes and systems;

  • Ensuring adherence of policies and systems of the University College; and

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

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Koitalel University College Principal Jobs in Kenya


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