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VACANT POSITION AT MOI UNIVERSITY

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 35(1)(a) (v) of the Universities Act, 2012 amended through Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act No. 18 of 2018, the Public Service Commission invites applications from suitably qualified persons to be considered for appointment to the following vacant position.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, Planning and Strategy– ONE (1) POST

Basic Salary: Ksh. 427,427 – 547,106 p.m.

House Allowance: Ksh: 82,704 p.m.

Leave Allowance: As provided by the University

Medical Cover and Other Allowances: As provided by the University

Terms of Service: Five (5) year contract renewable once subject to satisfactory performance

Qualifications:

(i) be a holder of an earned Doctorate Degree from a recognized university;

(ii) be at least an Associate Professor of a university recognized in Kenya;

(iii) have served as an Associate Professor for at least three (3) years;

(iv) have at least six (6) years’ administrative experience at senior level in a university setting, including being a Dean of School or Director of an academic or research unit;

(v) have demonstrable information communication technology skills;

(vi) comply with the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;

(vii) demonstrate competence in administrative, planning and academic leadership in academic leadership an academic/research environment;

(viii) demonstrate evidence of understanding of ISO Quality Management Systems;

(ix) have a good understanding of University functions and procedures and have experience in financial, human resource, procurement policies, and strategic and master planning;

(x) demonstrate evidence of outstanding ability to communicate effectively and possession of good interpersonal skills;

(xi) have a good understanding of the national policies and strategies governing University education and training in Kenya;

(xii) have a broad awareness of the factors and conditions shaping the development of higher education in Kenya;

(xiii) have a track record of success on expansion of physical facilities to cater for increased academic programmes and students’ enrolment;

(xiv) have ability to monitor and evaluate progress in University policies and procedures, and identity control and process weaknesses, and poses skills to develop, document, communicate and implement strategies to address these aspects and revise approaches as necessary;

(xv) have demonstrable ability to mobilize resources for the University; and

(xvi) be a member of a professional body

Note: possession of a Certificate in Strategic Leadership or Management Course of not less than four (4) weeks’ duration from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Vice Chancellor, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Administration, Planning and Strategy, shall be in charge of the functions of the division that include all human resources, planning and infrastructural development and maintenance, asset management, performance contracting, and quality management and standards. Duties and responsibilities will include:-

(i) implementing the University Master Plan and Strategic Plan, which are linked to national policy documents such as Kenya Vision 2030, Medium Term Plan and sector performance standards;

(ii) having overall responsibility of direction, organization, administration of activities within the Administration, Planning and Strategy Division;

(iii) developing and implementing human resource and administrative policies, and appropriate procedures to ensure efficient performance and delivery of services;

(iv) being responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the general conduct and discipline of the staff;

(v) coordinating the preparation of management reports and analysis for presentation to the University Management Board and University Council for decision making;

(vi) coordinating the design, implementation, maintenance, and development of appropriate human resources policies, procedures, and systems, attracting, developing, and retaining qualified and experienced human resources; and

(vii) overseeing quality assurance, compliance to standards, and performance contracting

How To Apply

Online applications may be submitted via email to:

[email protected]or visit https://www.publicservice.go.ke/index.php/recruitment/vacant-positions

All applications should reach the Public Service Commission on or before 30th May, 2022 latest 5.00 p.m. (East African Time).

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