MMUST Registrar - Planning and Innovation Jobs in Kenya

MMUST Registrar - Planning and Innovation Jobs in Kenya


Requirements for Appointment

  • Applicant shall be required to be a holder of a Doctorate degree from an accredited and
    recognized University with over fifteen (15) years’ work experience six (6) of which as a
    Deputy Registrar or its equivalent in a related field, preferably in a University setting OR
    should have earned a Ph.D. degree in Public Administration, or its equivalent, CPS (K) or
    relevant professional qualification of five (5) years and must have served at the level of Senior
    Lecturer or above if from an academic background.

    Job Description

    Reporting to the Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Planning, Research and Innovation, the
    successful applicant will be responsible for

    ● Participating in the development of the University’s master plan so as to offer guidance
    towards achievement of the University’s Strategic Plan.

    ● Participating in the development of long term and short-term policies to govern the
    operations of the various sections under the Division to guide in achieving the set
    objectives.

    ● Participating in the periodic review of divisional policies so as to enforce them.

    ● Continuous improvement in service delivery within the Division.

    ● Coordinating the development of annual budgets for the various divisional departments for use in managing funds allocated to each of the departments.

    ● Coordinating the functions of the various departments under the Division.

    ● Ensuring compliance to the set policies and alignment of departmental activities towards achievement of targets.

    ● Coordinating the promotion and facilitation of leading-edge research including collaborative and interdisciplinary research in line with the University and national research agenda;

    ● Building and providing sufficient support for a community of innovative researchers to enhance research capacity at the University and to increase internal and external research opportunities for faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students;

    ● Developing, activating and managing research networks between MMUST staff and researchers and other research centres / institutes / partners, in public and private sectors, locally, nationally and internationally;

    ● Acting
    as the link between the University and the community with respect to research initiatives of mutual benefit;

    ● Developing and coordinating mutually beneficial linkages with industry in order to forge robust partnerships and collaborative research and innovations;

    ● Coordinating the transfer of knowledge to society through research and outreach activities, (collaborative research; seminars; workshops; lectures; websites; publications) and through technology transfer (collaborative research; contract work; and commercialization of intellectual property);

    ● Coordinating the development of strong linkages with appropriate academic departments and units and adding value to line departments by enriching the research environment and incubation centres, mounting workshops and seminars, providing interdisciplinary research training and mentoring for undergraduate and graduate students; and having regular communication of research activities and opportunities for faculty and students involvement;

    ● Designing, preparing, documenting, coordinating and implementing a fund generation and resource mobilization work plan;

    ● Leading and guiding in the identification of funding opportunities and engaging the funding agencies such as the private sectors entities, individuals and corporate agencies, through proposal wring and other statutory means;

    ● Coordinating the approval of agreements in connection with funding opportunities and
    ensuring effective and timely follow-up in terms of submission of reports to the donors
    and grant renewal proposals;

    ● Gathering information on donor policies and priorities, and subsequently, update donor profiles;

    ● Providing secretariat services to the Division’s main committees on a regular basis and ensuring proper documentation of all deliberations.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; MMUST Registrar - Planning and Innovation Jobs in Kenya


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