Riara University - Deputy Vice Chancellor Jobs in Kenya
Riara University - Deputy Vice Chancellor Jobs in KenyaJob Purpose
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor will work with the Vice-Chancellor in providing leadership within the University, and in delivering the University strategy, objectives, and core purpose.
Reporting to the Vice Chancellor, the Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) will provide day-to-day leadership in both academic and administrative functions of the University, including Finance.
Duties and Responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:Formulating and implementing policies, regulations, standards and guidelines that create a framework for academic excellence, as well as the effective management, implementation and evaluation of University programmes and activities.
Overall direction and organization of activities in Finance and Administration within the University.
Ensuring business development geared towards the sustainability and advancement of the University, as demanded by a dynamic, ambitious institution.
Developing, implementing and monitoring quality assurance and risk mitigation systems that will enable RU meet and maintain the highest standards in teaching, learning, scholarly output, and operational efficiency.
Developing strategies to attract, retain, empower, and motivate qualified and experienced staff, in line with the desired University culture.
Planning, coordinating and evaluating the optimal use of instructional facilities and resources of the University in liaison with Deans and Heads of Departments / Sections.
Ensuring administrative and regulatory compliance of the University.
Any other responsibility as assigned by the Vice Chancellor and other relevant organs of the University.
Duties and Responsibilities Academic / Professional Qualifications & Work Experience
Ph.D. degree or equivalent from a recognized University.
At least 10 years’ working experience in a recognized University, or such other appropriate organization, at a senior level.
A minimum of 7 years working experience in a senior administrative or financial management position.
Professional accounting qualifications such as CPA (K), ACCA, and membership of relevant recognized professional bodies will be advantageous.
Proven skills in strategic management with the ability to formulate, communicate and execute a clear academic vision.
Must exhibit strong leadership and administrative experience in higher education or such other appropriate organisations with proven ability to engage and manage diverse stakeholders.
Demonstrable knowledge of the structural, legislative and regulatory framework governing University education in Kenya and beyond.
Evidence of experience in management of financial planning systems, budgets, risk mitigation and procurement procedures.
Demonstrable knowledge of academic programme development, implementation, management and assessment at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
Excellent communication, organization and multitasking skills.
Ability to develop, mentor, inspire and mobilize others towards a common goal.
Be of high ethical and integrity standards; and must comply with Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution, and Riara values.
The Deputy Vice Chancellor shall hold office for a duration of five (5) years (renewable), subject to performance appraisals.
Applicants are advised that the position may be restructured as appropriate to suit the growth needs of the University.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit the following clearances: Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority
Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board
Declaration to the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
Clearance from the Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
Send your application to email@example.com on or before 26th July 2019
Ensure you indicate your current or past and expected monthly salary in your application
Please do not use the "Apply Online" button. Apply to the email address provided above
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Riara University is an equal opportunity employer. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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