University of Eldoret Vice - Chancellor Jobs in Kenya

University of Eldoret Vice - Chancellor Jobs in Kenya

For Appointment to This Position, a Candidate Must

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

  • Have demonstrable knowledge in the structural, legislative and regulatory framework for managing a university;

  • Have at least ten (10) years of academic and research experience at senior level, demonstrable leadership in an academic and/or research institution, having served substantively with measurable results in the position of a Dean, Director, Principal of a Constituent University College/ College or as a Deputy Vice-Chancellor of a university;

  • Have demonstrated management capacity including knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act, the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act and Strategic People Management;

  • Have supervised and mentored students in Masters and Ph.D. Degree programmes in addition to being an accomplished scholar with proven track record in continuing research and publications on pertinent contemporary issues;

  • Possess a proven track record of continuing research and publications in peer reviewed journals, monographs, book chapters and books;

  • Have demonstrable experience in networking and fundraising;

  • Have demonstrable experience in transformative and strategic leadership;

  • Be registered with and be an active member of a professional association; and

  • Be of high ethical standards, integrity and accountability and comply with the
    requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    Core Competencies

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

  • Promote, project and protect the image of the university;

  • A visionary and result-oriented individual;

  • Demonstrate excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;

  • Capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines;

  • Demonstrate a firm, fair, communicative and transparent management style;

  • Ability to initiate, implement, monitor and evaluate academic and research programmes and policies;

  • Creative and innovative ability to bring about change for the sustainable growth of the university;

  • Ability to exercise soft skills by detecting and dissipating tensions and by negotiating, mediating and arbitrating conflicts.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The Vice-Chancellor shall report to the University Council. Duties and responsibilities will include :-

  • Being the Accounting and Chief Executive Officer of the university;

  • Being the academic and administrative head of the university;

  • Being responsible to the Council for maintaining and promoting the academic image of the university;

  • verseeing the implementation of policies, strategies and programmes of the university;

  • Being the Secretary to Council;

  • Implementing Council decisions and resolutions;

  • Providing strategic, innovative and creative direction and leadership to the university by competitively positioning and representing the University nationally, regionally and internationally;

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

  • Providing leadership in enhancing e-learning as well as harmonizing it with traditional face to face on campus learning programmes;

  • Directing, organizing and administering the programmes of the university;

  • Undertaking public relations, fund-raising and general development of the university;

  • Chairing the senate and the university management board and committees as per the UOE Statutes; and

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

    How to Apply

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