Tangaza university College Deputy Vice Chancellor - Academic & Student Affairs Designate Jobs in Kenya

Tangaza university College Deputy Vice Chancellor - Academic & Student Affairs Designate Jobs in Kenya


Position Summary

  • The DVC for Academic and Student Affairs will be responsible for the effective leadership and management of the academic affairs of the University and work closely with the VC in ensuring the realization of the vision, mission, values, and strategic objectives of the University.

  • The DVC for Academic and Student Affairs will specifically provide academic leadership of the faculty, research engagements, educational resources, curricula development and implementation, and teaching and quality assurance of all academic programs.

  • The DVC for Academic and Student Affairs is responsible for the students’ holistic formation, which involves creating a vibrant students’ community of integrity.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    (Detailed JD will be given on appointment)
    The Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs shall:

  • Be responsible for the academic and student affairs of the University;

  • Assist the Vice-Chancellor in the administration of the University by having direct oversight of the faculty, curriculum, and quality of academic programmes;

  • Guide the Deans of Schools, Faculties, Directors of Academic Institutes on the running of academic programmes;

  • Supervise the Dean of Students in the implementation of goals and objectives, which include planning and staff enhancement under him/her, students’ holistic wellbeing, orientation and retention strategies, developing and maintaining campus culture and decorum, student leadership development and service, and liaison function.

  • Be responsible for the quality of academic programmes and their compliance with prescribed standards internally and accrediting and professional bodies locally and externally, where applicable;

  • Be responsible for ensuring that the University implements a student-centered teaching and learning system and that the experience of students is enhanced by services that support their learning and development;

  • Have oversight over academic support services, which include library services, placement services, co-ordination of the allocation of resources and facilities for academic usage, registry and safety in teaching areas;

  • Promote academic research and innovations, partnerships and linkages with other institutions of higher learning as well as with
    potential employers;

  • Be a member of the Senate and Management Board, and serve on any other committees by virtue of office or at the appointment of the University Council or Vice-Chancellor;

  • 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 tertiary level educational institutions.

  • 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’s mission, vision strategic objectives.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • A PhD or equivalent academic doctoral degree and preferably ranked as an associate professor from a recognized University.

  • A minimum of 7 year experience in a senior administrative management position or served as a Dean or College/campus principal for at least 3 years

  • A person who is both people and performance oriented

  • Experience in running of university affairs, procedures and systems, and well versed with the context of the Kenyan system of higher learning

  • 4 recognized international journals publications since promotion to Associate Professor.

  • 1 scholarly book publication within relevant academic discipline.

  • 4 presentations with at least 1 at recognized international conference in the last 5 years.

  • Positive evaluation of publication by two (external) professional peers.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Tangaza university College Deputy Vice Chancellor - Academic & Student Affairs Designate Jobs in Kenya

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