St. Paul's University Deputy Vice Chancellor - Academic Affairs Jobs in Kenya

St. Paul's University Deputy Vice Chancellor - Academic Affairs Jobs in Kenya

St. Paul’s University is a Christian ecumenical institution of higher learning in Kenya with campuses in Limuru, Nairobi, Nakuru and Machakos.

As a fully chartered Christian University, St. Paul’s has continued to experience tremen-
dous growth. It is our desire to match that growth with qualified staff to guarantee
quality.

Job Objective

Reporting to the Vice Chancellor, the DVC — Academic Affairs will be responsible
for the effective management of the academic affairs of the University and work
closely with the VC in ensuring the realization of the Vision, Mission and Strategic
Objectives of the University.

DVC-AA will specifically provide academic leadership of the faculty, research engagements, educational resources, curricula developm-
ent and implementation, teaching and quality assurance of all academic pro-
grams.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure effective accountability to the Vice Chancellor for proper management
    and implementation of activities in the academic section of the University.
  • Provide leadership and supervisory oversight to the Faculty through the Faculty
    Deans, Library, postgraduate studies, distance learning, academic registry,
    research programs, student placement, welfare and discipline.
  • Prepare and present teaching and research programs to the Senate for
    approval and oversee implementation of all aspects of planning, development
    and quality control of the extension studies and affiliated colleges.
  • Assisting in formulating, for approval by the University Council, key institutional
    objectives, policies and strategies for maintenance of high academic standards
    for all the academic programs and research activities.
  • Promote a learning environment that is supportive of the University Mission and
    Vision through student-centered services.
  • Facilitate the development, mounting of the academic programs, review, and
    revision of academic curricula, for purpose of relevance, quality assurance
    and accreditation.
  • Develop and maintain collaboration and linkages with both local and interna-
    tional institutions of higher Learning and any other relevant body for academic,
    research and innovation programmes.
  • Enhance the visibility of the
    University both locally and internationally.

    Qualifications and Experience

    The applicant must have the following qualifications and experience:

  • A PhD Degree in a relevant field and preferably be at least an associate
    professor of a recognized University.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a senior management position or at
    least served as a Dean or a college/campus principal for at least 3 years.
  • Demonstrable ability in the management of academic planning and programs,
    and management of the same at a University level and capacity to motivate
    and counsel staff and students.
  • Experience in the running of University affairs, procedures and systems, and
    be well versed with the context of the Kenyan higher institutions of learning.
  • Evidence of internationally recognized record of scholarship with extensive
    scholarly / refereed publications and capacity to lead and promote research
    activities in the University.
  • Experience in resource mobilization, networking and fund raising.
  • Have an evident experience in transformative and strategic leadership.
  • The position of the Deputy Vice Chancellor is a 3 year contract eligible
    for renewal on the basis of satisfactory performance.
  • The post carries a
    competitive remuneration package.

    How to Apply
  • Applications should include a cover letter, detailed CV and filled application
    form (downloaded from the University website) sent to The Vice Chancellor’s Office, St. Paul’s University, Private Bag-00217 Limuru by Wednesday, 10th July 2019.
  • For more information and job application details, see; St. Paul's University Deputy Vice Chancellor - Academic Affairs Jobs in Kenya

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