Great Lakes University of Kisumu Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Job in Kenya

Sep 16, 2016

Great Lakes University of Kisumu (GLUK) is a private chartered university offering degree and other programmes in various disciplines including Health Sciences, Community Development, Education, Theology, Agribusiness, Business Administration, IT among others.  

The University is looking for a highly qualified, experienced, motivated and reputable team player to fill the following position. 

Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Requirements for the Position
  • Have a minimum of a PhD degree or its equivalent from a recognized university
  • At least ten (10) years in senior academic and management positions in a university setting
  • A strong emphasis and experience in management of academic institutions and programmes
  • An outstanding internationally recognized record of scholarship and academic leadership
  • A distinguished leadership track record in academic administration and management
  • Ability and proven experience in fundraising, resource mobilization and development in similar institutions
  • Ability to forge strategic partnerships and linkages with the government, business, development agencies and the wider society
  • Have a demonstrable experience in transformative and strategic leadership
  • Meet the requirements of chapter six of the constitution on leadership and integrity
Key Duties and Responsibilities for the Position
Developing strategies for an effective and efficient management of academic programmes to developing market driven academic programmes that are responsive to stakeholder needs
Advises and assists the Vice Chancellor in addition to providing leadership to academic related units of the university including the following:
  • Overseeing academic planning, academic programme review and curriculum development
  • Developing and coordinating in liaison with accreditation bodies of both the university and its programmes
  • Supervising deans of faculties and directors of schools by evaluating and approving their programme offerings and their hiring and promotion of academic staff
  • Supervising budget preparation for academic related programmes and their allocation and re-allocation of funds and other resources.
  • Providing leadership in creating and maintaining excellent academic programmes, standards and policies.
Terms and Conditions
Ten (10) copies of the application with a curriculum vitae and a covering letter containing details of qualifications, experience, current remuneration, e-mail address, telephone and names of three referees with their e-mail and telephone addresses should be submitted to the undersigned on or before 14th  September 2016.  

Referees should submit confidential letters directly to the undersigned

Applications should be addressed to the 

Vice Chancellor, 
Great Lakes University of Kisumu, 
Main Campus-Kibos, Off Miwani Road, 
P.O. Box 2224-40100 

All applications shall clearly be marked “Application for the position of Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs “


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GLUK is an equal opportunity employer: Women, marginalized and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


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