Deputy Vice - Chancellor (Academic Affairs) at Kiriri Women University of Science and Technology (K

Job Description


Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology (KWUST) is a private, women’s only Kenyan university from inception to operation. It is the first university of its kind in Eastern and Southern Africa which comprise 23 countries in total. As a women’s only university, our main objective is to bridge the gap in gender representation in higher education as well as contributing to the social and economic development of the country. The institution was founded on 15th May 2002 through the issuance of a Letter of Interim Authority (LIA) by the Government of Kenya through the Commission for Higher Education. We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Profile
Reporting to the Vice- Chancellor the. successful candidate shall:

Provide academic leadership and planning in areas of teaching and learning. research and innovation. and social responsiveness

Promote integrated administration and process management that supports the attainment of the vision, mission and goals of the University

Optimize the overall quality of the student experience. including recruitment and selection, student development, residence, international students and student governance

Implement academic policies and procedures

Develop and review academic programmes and research activities

Lead and manage senior academic staff including Deans. Directors of Centers and the Heads of Departments.

Management and Administration of examinations

Establishment of linkages between the University and other academic-organizations

Provide efficiency and good order including welfare, conduct and discipline of staff and students

Implement quality assurance policies to meet the university set standards and the requirements of relevant external authorities

Develop and implement a well-functioning performance management system

Ensure development and provision of academic resources and information services

Person Profile

Must be a holder of a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field

Must have at least 5-8 years of senior academic and administrative experience in an institution of higher learning preferably as a Dean of Faculty or Director/Principal of a university college/campus.

Must demonstrate leadership skills and management of academic programmes at university level

Must be knowledgeable in strategic planning and Management of a complex education institution

Must be a person of high integrity, moral standing and high ethical standards

Must be ICT literate

An Associate Professor or Full Professor shall be an added advantage