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Moi University Deputy Vice Chancellors Jobs in Kenya



Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Jan 31, 2014

Moi University, one of the leading Public Universities in Kenya, invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons with excellent credentials to fill the following positions:-

1. Deputy Vice Chancellor, Finance 

Ref: MU /DVC/F/1/14
Qualifications and Experience
  • Be a Professor or Associate Professor of a recognized university with an earned Ph.D.in a relevant discipline.
  • Have at least 10 years experience in senior management positions such as Dean, Director, Principal of a College or an equivalent.
  • Demonstrate competence in financial & risk management, procurement and leadership in academic/ research environment.
  • Demonstrate evidence of outstanding ability to communicate effectively and possess good interpersonal skills.
  • Have a good understanding of University functions and experience in financial and procurement policies.
  • Have a good understanding of the national policies and strategies governing university education, financing and training in Kenya.
  • Have a broad awareness of the factors and conditions shaping the development of higher education.
  • Have skills in computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft applications and an in depth knowledge of computerized accounting packages.
  • Demonstrate evidence of understanding of Quality Standards.
  • Be a member of a professional body. Possession of CPA (K) or an equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • Meet the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya. (Attach relevant documents)
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Have overall responsibility of direction and organization of activities within finance division.
  • Develop and implement procurement, financial and appropriate procedures to ensure efficient performance and delivery of services.
  • Coordinate the financial plans, policies, procedures and systems design for consideration by University Management and University Council for decision making.
  • Monitor and evaluate progress in financial policies and procedures and identify control and process weaknesses.
  • Develop, document, communicate and implement strategies to address these and revise approaches as necessary.
  • Mobilize resources for the University.
  • Advise the Vice Chancellor and the Management Board on financial matters of the University.
2. Deputy Vice Chancellor Administration, Planning & Development
Ref: MU/DVC/AP&D/1/14
 
Qualifications and experience
  • Be a Professor or Associate Professor of a recognized university with an earned Ph.D.in a relevant discipline.
  • Have at least 10 years experience in senior management positions such as Dean, Director, Principal of a College or an equivalent.
  • Have a good understanding of university functions, procedures and have experience in administrative leadership and strategic master planning.
  • Have experience in human resource and performance contracting policies.
  • Have a track record of success on expansion of physical facilities to cater for increased academic programmes and students’ enrolment.
  • Demonstrate evidence of outstanding ability to communicate effectively and possession of good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate competence in academic leadership in academic/ research environment.
  • Have a good understanding of the national policies and strategies governing university education and training in Kenya
  • Have a broad awareness of the factors and conditions shaping the development of higher education
  • Have skills in computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft applications.
  • Meet the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya. (Attach relevant documents)
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and direction to the departments within the division.
  • Develop and implement physical plans, and develop human resource planning to ensure efficient performance and delivery of services in line with the University’s strategic plan and performance contracting.
  • Coordinate the design, implementation, maintenance and development of appropriate human resource policies, procedures and systems, activities stipulated in the performance contract; infrastructure development; attract, develop and retain qualified and experienced human resources.
  • Ensure that Performance contract reports follow-ups are submitted to the relevant authorities within the stipulated period.
3. Deputy Vice Chancellor, Students Affairs
Ref: MU/DVC/SA/1/14
 
Qualifications and experience
  • Be a Professor or Associate Professor of a recognized university with an earned Ph.D.in a relevant discipline.
  • Have at least 10 years experience in senior management positions such as Dean, Director, Principal of a College or an equivalent.
  • Have proven capacity to promote learning and development in a university setting.
  • Have experience in students’ affairs, on extracurricular activities and accommodation.
  • Have a good understanding of university functions, procedures and have capacity to counsel and motivate academic staff and students.
  • Have a good understanding of the national policies and strategies governing university education and training in Kenya.
  • Have a broad awareness of the factors and conditions shaping the development of higher education
  • Have skills in computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft applications.
  • Meet the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya. (Attach relevant documents)
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Planning, organizing and managing work study programmes, sports and games.
  • Coordinate catering and accommodation services.
  • Ensure efficient running of students’ recreational facilities and security of students.
  • Develop and implement programmes such as leadership and training that support students’ educational experience.
  • Ensure efficient coordination of activities that support and attract international students.
  • Enforce students’ discipline.
  • Coordinate student industrial placements, graduate employment and alumni liaisons.
Terms and Conditions
Successful candidates will be offered competitive remuneration packages in accordance with the existing terms and conditions of service and will be on a five year performance based contract and renewable only once subject to satisfactory performance.
Interested applicants should forward ten (10) copies of applications including updated curriculum vitae giving personal data, academic and professional certificates with contact details, e-mail address, mobile and landline telephone numbers, current post and salary, copies of certificates and testimonials and names of three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about the applicants competence and area of specialization to reach the undersigned not later than Friday, 14th February 2014.
They should also request their referees to submit their references to the same address within the stipulated period.
The advert reference number for the positions applied for should be clearly indicated in the application and on the envelope.
All applications should be addressed to:
The Chairman,
Moi University Council,
P.O Box 3900-30100
Eldoret Kenya
Please note that this advertisement cancels the earlier advertisement dated 8th November 2013 in The Standard and 15th November 2013 in the Daily Nation.
(Interested applicants who had applied earlier need to apply afresh).
Hand delivered applications should be submitted to the Office of the Chairman of Council where acknowledgement of receipt will be recorded.
Mailed applications should be registered.
This advert is available on Moi University website: www.mu.ac.ke
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