Public Service Commission Senior Deputy Principal Jobs in Kenya

Public Service Commission Senior Deputy Principal Jobs in Kenya


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • served for a minimum period of ten (10) years and currently serving at the grade of Principal Lecturer /Veterinary Officer/Livestock Production Officer, CSG 8 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;

  • a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines:-Animal Production, Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture, Dairy Science, Range Management, Food Science and Technology, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness Management, Leather Technology, Animal Health Management, Human Ecology, Education
    (Chemistry/Biology/Mathematics/Physics/Sociology/Community Development/Psychology/Home Economics), Agricultural Extension Education, Food Nutrition and Dietetics, Natural Resource Management, Computer
    Science/Information Communication Technology, Environmental Science, Dairy Science and Technology, Dairy Technology and Management or equivalent
    qualification from a recognized institution;

  • a certificate in Training of Trainers (ToT) course lasting not less than two (2) weeks
    from a recognized institution; and

  • demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to livestock training function.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • An officer at this level will be responsible to the Principal for planning, directing, controlling and coordinating training, farm and administrative activities within the institute.

    Specific duties and responsibilities include: -

  • initiating action on the review of policy issues in livestock training;

  • interpreting and implementing government manpower training policies;

  • developing, implementing and reviewing curriculum;

  • liaising with other institutions and agencies for effective development and implementation of training programmes;

  • team building and setting performance targets and standards; and

  • ensuring that the curriculum is aligned to sectorial and national priorities.

  • An officer at this level may also be deployed as a Dean of Students, Director of studies or a Registrar.

  • As Dean of students, an officer will be overall in-charge of students’ welfare in the institute.

    Specific duties will include:-

  • supervising review of rules and regulations;

  • ensuring safe custody of the first aid kit;

  • ensuring sick students to get medical attention;

  • overseeing students’ catering, accommodation, student council elections and extracurricular activities; and

  • coordinating guidance and counseling of students; and resolving students’ disputes.

  • As Director of Studies, an officer will ensure effective coordination and implementation of academic programmes in the institute.

    Specific duties will include:-

  • coordinating development of guidelines on training programmes, research and consultancy activities, review of curriculum and training manuals, and inducting new staff in the institute;

  • ensuring security of students’ academic records, examinations and preparation of examination timetable; and

  • coordinating education tours, visits, field attachments, internship, periodic reviews
    and updating training strategies

  • As Registrar, an officer will ensure that students adhere to the institute’s rules and
    regulations. Specific duties include:-

  • validating students’ application; coordinating recruitment and admission of students, graduation and clearance of students upon exit;

  • managing and maintaining students’ records and class lists; and

  • evaluating transcripts; and validating and verifying certificates for the grandaunts.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Public Service Commission Senior Deputy Principal Jobs in Kenya


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