South Eastern University of Kenya Vice Chancellor Jobs in Kenya

South Eastern University of Kenya Vice Chancellor Jobs in Kenya

For Appointment to This Position, a Candidate Must:

  • Be a full professor and holder of an earned PhD from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • Have at least ten (10) years relevant work experience, five (5) of which must be at senior management at the level of Principal of a Constituent University College or a Deputy Vice Chancellor of a University or equivalent position.

  • Be a recognized scholar as evidenced by refereed journal publications, university
    level books as well as project grants, intellectual property rights and awards and a
    proven track record of mentoring academic staff and supervising postgraduate students;

  • Have demonstrable competence in academic leadership in an academic/research environment;

  • Be registered with, and be an active member of professional associations in the profession (where applicable);

  • Have demonstrated management capacity including knowledge of legal and governance instruments governing public universities and strategic people management;

  • Have demonstrable experience in networking with other institutions and fundraising;

  • Have demonstrable experience in transformative and strategic leadership;

  • Be registered with, and be an active member of professional associations in the profession (where applicable);

  • Have done a leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks cumulatively; and

  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010

    Core Competencies

  • Ability to portray and uphold positive national image and work in a multicultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity to and respect for diversity;

  • Ability to prudently utilize university resources;

  • Be visionary, innovative and result oriented;

  • Have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;

  • Capacity to work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines;

  • Firmness, fairness, accountability and transparency in management; and

  • Ability to promote, project and protect the image of the University.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The Vice-Chancellor shall report to the University Council. His/her duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • Being the academic and administrative head
    of the university;

  • Overall responsibility for managing, directing, organizing and administering of
    programmes of the university;

  • Being the accounting officer of the university;

  • Being the secretary to the university council;

  • Being the chairperson of the University Management Board, Senate and any other university committees as may be provided in the Statutes;

  • Developing and recommending to the council strategies, business plans, annual budgets and establishing proper monitoring and control systems and procedures;

  • Responsible for the implementation of the council’s decisions and resolutions;

  • Coordinating the development and implementation of the academic and administrative policies of the university in accordance with the university’s master plan and the strategic plan;

  • Promoting efficiency and good order of the university including staff and student welfare, conduct and discipline and ensuring enforcement of the statutes and regulations;

  • Responsible for fund raising and resource mobilization for the university;

  • Cultivating relevant networks and collaborations to advance university objectives;

  • Providing innovative and creative leadership in the areas of academics, finance, planning and development, general administration, research and partnership;

  • Facilitating and maintaining cooperation with government institutions, regulatory agencies, local and international institutions of higher learning and other stakeholders; and

  • Any other responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated by the council as provided for in the Universities Act, 2012, University Charter, 2013 and Statutes

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