Friday, April 9, 2010

JOBS AT KENYATTA UNIVERSITY - ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Kenyatta University wishes to invite qualified and dedicated applicants to fill the following vacant positions.
1. ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE POSITION OF REGISTRAR (ACADEMIC)

Kenyatta University wishes to appoint a scholar with high credentials for the position of Registrar (Academic).
Applicants should be holders of a Ph.D from a recognised University. Anyone with additional professional training will have an added advantage.

Applicants should have at least five (5) years proven administrative working experience at a Senior Lecturer Level in a large educational institution or a Government department and must be computer literate.
The successful candidate shall perform such duties as will be delegated or assigned to him/her by Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

Terms of Service
Terms of service for the post of Academic Registrar is on a three (3) year renewable contract and include membership of a medical scheme, subsidized housing or housing allowance and / or commuting allowance.

Applications (10) copies) giving full details of the applicant’s age, marital status, educational qualifications, detailed working experience, present post and salary, applicant’s cell phone and / or landline number(s) and e-mail address(es) and enclosing copies of certificates and transcripts and the names and addresses of three referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and area of specialization should be sent to the Vice-Chancellor.

Applicants are requested to ask their referees to send written recommendations directly to the Vice-Chancellor. The applicant’s should give the referees a copy of the advertisement for information and reference.
2. ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE POSITION OF DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR (ADMINISTRATION)

Kenyatta University wishes to appoint a scholar with high credentials for the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration). The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) shall be expected to play a leading role in the administration and management of the University among other responsibilities.

Qualifications and Experience

* Be at least an associate professor with an earned PhD or its equivalent from a recognized university.
* Must have served in senior academic and management positions for at least 5 years.
* Must have served as Chairman of Department and Dean of School / Faculty or Principal.
* Demonstrate leadership skills and management at university level.
* Proven capacity to promote teaching, and learning in the university.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) shall be the head of the Administration Division of the University which has the following responsibilities: Staff recruitment, training, promotions and discipline, personnel administration, health services, registry administration, legal matters and central services. The job holder shall also provide secretariat to several university committees relating to the Administration function.

Terms and Conditions of Service for Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)
The terms and conditions for the post of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) entail a competitive remuneration package which includes basic salary, generous housing allowance, medical cover as per the University scheme, leave allowance and official transport.

The position will be on performance based five (5) year renewable contract.
Applications (10) copies) giving full details of the applicant’s age, marital status, educational qualifications, detailed working experience, present post and salary, applicant’s cell phone and / or landline number(s) and e-mail address(es) and enclosing copies of certificates and transcripts and the names and addresses of three referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and area of specialization should be sent to the Vice-Chancellor.

Applicants are requested to ask their referees to send written recommendations directly to the Vice-Chancellor. The applicant’s should give the referees a copy of the advertisement for information and reference.

3. ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE POSITION OF DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR (ACADEMIC)

Kenyatta University wishes to appoint a scholar with high credentials for the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic). The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) shall be expected to be innovative and visionary with the ability to coordinate teaching and learning in the University, among other responsibilities.

Qualifications and Experience

* Be at least an associate professor with an earned PhD or its equivalent from a recognized university.
* Must have served in senior academic and management positions for at least 5 years.
* Must have served as Chairman of Department and Dean of School / Faculty or Principal.
* Demonstrate leadership skills and management of academic programmes at university level.
* Proven capacity to promote learning, teaching, and research and development in a university.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) shall be the head of the Academic Division of the University which has the responsibilities of coordinating teaching, research and academic support services. The job holder shall also provide secretariat to the Senate and several other Sub-committees of the University Senate.

Terms and Conditions of Service for Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
The terms and conditions for the post of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) entail a competitive remuneration package which includes basic salary, generous housing allowance, medical cover as per the University scheme, leave allowance and official transport.

The position will be on performance based five (5) year renewable contract.

Applications (10) copies) giving full details of the applicant’s age, marital status, educational qualifications, detailed working experience, present post and salary, applicant’s cell phone and / or landline number(s) and e-mail address(es) and enclosing copies of certificates and transcripts and the names and addresses of three referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and area of specialization should be sent to the Vice-Chancellor.
Applicants are requested to ask their referees to send written recommendations directly to the Vice-Chancellor. The applicant’s should give the referees a copy of the advertisement for information and reference.
The applicants and referees should write to:

The Vice-Chancellor
Kenyatta University
P. O. Box 43844 – 00100
Nairobi – Kenya
To reach her on or before 20th April 2010