Zetech University Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs and Research) Job in Kenya

Oct 24, 2016

Vacancy: Deputy Vice Chancellor – Academic Affairs and Research
 
Zetech University is a leading private university in Kenya that is committed to innovation and global best practices in teaching, learning, research and community engagement.

The University is seeking to recruit an academic leader who will provide strategic leadership and management in teaching, learning, research and community engagement. 

The position requires a visionary, innovative and transformational leader.
 
 
The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs & Research) shall report to the Vice Chancellor and the position-holder’s responsibilities will include the following:
  • Academic leadership and strategic planning.
  • Development, review and implementation of policies and procedures on academic programmes, research, student affairs and community engagement.
  • Optimizing the quality of the student experience and student services including recruitment and selection, student development, residential life, international students and student governance.
  • Providing leadership in the implementation and monitoring of quality assurance policies.
  • Planning, development and implementation of quality academic programmes.
  • Management and administration of University Examinations.
  • Leading senior academic staff and the development of staff capacity for academics and research and implementation of the performance management system.
  • Development of inter-institutional linkages for students and staff exchange, collaborative research and technology transfer.
  • Development of library and ICT facilities.
  • Providing astute leadership and strategies to attract and retain both academic staff and students to ensure consistent growth.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Be a Ph.D holder or equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Have at least eight (8) years of academic experience at a Senior Academic or Management position in a University setting with demonstrated capacity for leadership and academic excellence.
  • Have wide experience in Strategic Planning, Development and Management of Academic programmes in a University.
  • Have excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Have commercial and financial acumen competencies relevant in managing a University.
  • Have good understanding of the current industry trends, education laws, policies and regulations governing university education in Kenya.
  • Be knowledgeable of technology-enhanced learning.
  • Outstanding and demonstrated high level of integrity and professionalism
Terms and Conditions of Service for the Position of DVC-AA & R
 
The Terms and Conditions of Service for this position include;
  • A three (3) year employment contract, which is renewable subject to satisfactory performance.
  • A competitive remuneration package in accordance to the University Human Resource Policy.
Applications
 
Interested applicants should forward their applications including a detailed Curriculum Vitae, current salary and benefits, the expected salary and benefits, copies of certificates and testimonials and names and addresses of three (3) referees to the address provided below. 

Applicants are requested to ask their referees to send confidential reports on the candidate’s suitability for the position.

The Vice Chancellor
Zetech University
Main Campus, Off Thika Road - Ruiru
P.O.Box 2768 - 00200
Nairobi

Or Email to: infovc@zetech.ac.ke

Zetech University is an equal opportunity employer




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