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Kenyatta University Deputy Director (University Security Services)

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Reporting to the Director , University Security Services, Deputy Director will coordinate security services , receive and review security reports  and investigate security related incidents.  

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide counsel in the supervison of investigative tasks within the University.
  • Report unusual activity or ssuspicions on safety issues to the Director or management.
  • Properly complete incident reports and misconduct reports in the Univerity.
  • Prepare and disseminate security reports to be used by management for decision making from time to time as per request.
  • Participate actively in professional growth and advancement  of skills among the security staff in the University.
  • Build and leverage on positive relationship with students in order to keep the University a safe learning environment.
  • Lead efforts to de escalate inappropriate student behavious and assist students to maximize their time on educational activities .
  • Make recommendations for corrective actions on any emerging issues in the Security department in the University.


  • Bachelors’ Degree in criminology or security related field, Administration, Business Administration, Social Sciences or in any other relevant areas from a registered and accredited institution.
  • At least KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent
  • Must have served as at least Chief Inspector of Police in National Police Service or a Captain in Kenya Defense Forces.
  • At least five (5) years’ working experience as a Security Manager or Senior Administrative Officer with experience in security management
  • Computer literate
  • Valid certificate of good conduct
  • Relevant additional training in security operations and investigative services will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Clean discharge certificate where applicable.

 Additional Skills / Requirements.

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Team Building skills.
  • Supervisory skills.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Conflict management skills.

              Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.


For teaching positions ,Publication Points shall be determined by Commission of University Education Guidelines


A competitive remuneration package which includes basic salary, generous house allowance, medical cover as per University Scheme will be  provided.

For teaching positions above Tutorial Fellow, employment will be on permanent and pensionable terms.

Tutorial Fellows are employed on one (1) year renewable contract, to a maximum of three (3) years.

How To Apply

The applicants should provide full details of educational and professional qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address

Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in area of specialization.

Applicants should write directly to:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)

Kenyatta University

P O. BOX 43844 – 00100


Applications should be received not later than,

16th JULY 2021

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*Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

*Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

*Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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