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VICE CHANCELLOR – DAYSTAR UNIVERSITY – JOB REF: MN 7706

Daystar University Published: December 5, 2018
Location
Nairobi, Kenya
Category
No. of Vacancies
1
Minimum Education(e.g O-level, University Degree)
Hold a PhD from a recognized university
Minimum Experience(in years)
Academician with considerable research and teaching experience of at least 10 years at University level. Must have served administratively at the level of Deputy Vice Chancellor or equivalent for at least five (5) years and published papers in refereed journals

Description

Our client Daystar University is a top private Chartered Christian University in Kenya. They now wish to recruit a Vice Chancellor to help spearhead their Vision and Mission.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Chief steward of the University's Vision and Mission
  • Implementation of the University Strategic Plan
  • Overall responsibility for planning, implementation and regular overview of the University’s academic resources and programs;
  • Providing effective and efficient management of the University’s assets and facilities including human, financial, administrative, industrial and information management resources;
  • Creating an enabling environment for knowledge sharing, effective research and consultancy;
  • Ensuring the authentic Christian spirituality and social wellbeing of the university community;
  • Ensuring the recruitment of qualified faculty and other personnel;
  • Providing leadership for quality assurance;
  • Providing leadership for fundraising, marketing, communication and networking with relevant partners and stakeholders;
  • Promotion of good governance practices including ethics and integrity;

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Hold a PhD from a recognized university;
  • Academician with considerable research and teaching experience of at least 10 years at University level.
  • Must have served administratively at the level of Deputy Vice Chancellor or equivalent for at least five (5) years and published papers in refereed journals.
  • Mature evangelical Christian with a sterling above reproach reputation of integrity, known for adherence to biblical principles and has evidence of faithful involvement in the local church.
  • Excellent leadership, managerial and organizational skills, including demonstrated ability to lead programs. Familiarity with the operations of private universities will have an added advantage;
  • Should be an excellent team leader with capacity of identifying and managing internal and external stakeholders of the university while mobilizing and leading effective teams.
  • Have a broad understanding of the Financial Management of a University. As well as a capacity for resources mobilization and fundraising.
  • Have a track record of fostering partnership with churches and other organizations, nationally, regionally and Internationally.
  • Have a track record of resource mobilization for research, scholarships and development;
  • Demonstrate an understanding, and be able to promote and enhance the existing and emerging technological innovations for better learning and management of the institutions.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the trends in Christian Higher Education Internationally.
  • Have a capacity to initiate, manage and implement a time bound strategic plan for the benefit of the stakeholders and service provision for the university.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

  • Email a copy of your CV and a cover letter to recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com by 28th December 2018
  • Ensure you indicate your current or past monthly salary in your cover letter
  • NOTE: DO NOT apply using the online button. Email your application directly to the email address provided above.
  • Only qualified candidates will be shortlisted
CLOSING DATE: 28TH DECEMBER 2018
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