Deputy Principal (Academic and Student Affairs) at Garissa University College

Category Education and Training
Location Garissa (North Eastern), Kenya
Job description _Deputy Principal (Academic And Student Affairs) at Garissa University College – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts. *POST OF DEPUTY PRINCIPAL (ACADEMIC AND STUDENT AFFAIRS) – SCALE 16 (XVI) GUC/3/08/2012* *Qualifications And Experience* The requirements for the two positions are as follows:- * Be a Professor or an Associate Professor with an earned Ph.D who has at least six (6) years experience in senior management position in university sector or any other large institution with outstanding and internationally recognized scholarship record. * Demonstrate competence in administrative and academic leadership in academic/research environment. * Have a track record of success and performance characterized by visionary and strategic thought, rapid growth and service delivery as well as translation of ideas into value outputs. * Have the capacity to motivate and influence staff, students and other stakeholders. * Demonstrate evidence of outstanding ability to communicate effectively and have good interpersonal skills. * Show good understanding of university functions and procedures coupled with a passion for the promotion of learning, excellence in teaching, research and innovation with the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism. * Have skills, capacity and determination to initiate and facilitate the development of relevant and quality market and society driven academic programmes. * Have proven capacity to promote learning, teaching, research and development in the University setting. * 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 in the country. Meet the provisions of Chapter Six of the constitution of Kenya. * Meet the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya. *Duties And Responsibilities* The Deputy Principal (Academic and Student Affairs) will be the Principal Assistant to the University College Principal and will take charge of Academic and Student Affairs Division. The Deputy Principal, Academic and Student affairs shall be the head of the Academic Division and shall be in charge of all academic, research and extension activities and student affairs of the University College. The successful candidate shall be responsible for ensuring that the academic departments, student affairs, research and outreach activities operate effectively and efficiently in line with the Vision and the Mission of the University College. *Terms And Conditions Of Service* The successful candidates will be offered competitive remuneration packages in accordance with the existing terms and conditions of service. Employment for the above positions of Principal and Deputy Principals will be on a five-year performance based contract and renewable only once on mutual agreement. Two (2) copies of applications should be submitted together with an updated curriculum vitae giving personal data ,academic and professional qualifications, working experience, present post and salary, telephone contact, names and addresses of three academic referees plus certified copies of certificates and testimonials. The reference number of the position applied for should be clearly indicated on the application letter and on the envelope. *Applications are to be addressed to:* The Chairman, Garissa University College, P.O. Box 63056 – 00200, NAIROBI So as to reach him not later than 2.00 pm on 17th August 2012. Applicants are advised to contact their referees and request them to send their letters of reference to the above address under sealed envelope not later than 2.00 pm on 17th August 2012.
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Candidate description _Deputy Principal (Academic And Student Affairs) at Garissa University College – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts. *POST OF DEPUTY PRINCIPAL (ACADEMIC AND STUDENT AFFAIRS) – SCALE 16 (XVI) GUC/3/08/2012* *Qualifications And Experience* The requirements for the two positions are as follows:- * Be a Professor or an Associate Professor with an earned Ph.D who has at least six (6) years experience in senior management position in university sector or any other large institution with outstanding and internationally recognized scholarship record. * Demonstrate competence in administrative and academic leadership in academic/research environment. * Have a track record of success and performance characterized by visionary and strategic thought, rapid growth and service delivery as well as translation of ideas into value outputs. * Have the capacity to motivate and influence staff, students and other stakeholders. * Demonstrate evidence of outstanding ability to communicate effectively and have good interpersonal skills. * Show good understanding of university functions and procedures coupled with a passion for the promotion of learning, excellence in teaching, research and innovation with the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism. * Have skills, capacity and determination to initiate and facilitate the development of relevant and quality market and society driven academic programmes. * Have proven capacity to promote learning, teaching, research and development in the University setting. * 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 in the country. Meet the provisions of Chapter Six of the constitution of Kenya. * Meet the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya. *Duties And Responsibilities* The Deputy Principal (Academic and Student Affairs) will be the Principal Assistant to the University College Principal and will take charge of Academic and Student Affairs Division. The Deputy Principal, Academic and Student affairs shall be the head of the Academic Division and shall be in charge of all academic, research and extension activities and student affairs of the University College. The successful candidate shall be responsible for ensuring that the academic departments, student affairs, research and outreach activities operate effectively and efficiently in line with the Vision and the Mission of the University College. *Terms And Conditions Of Service* The successful candidates will be offered competitive remuneration packages in accordance with the existing terms and conditions of service. Employment for the above positions of Principal and Deputy Principals will be on a five-year performance based contract and renewable only once on mutual agreement. Two (2) copies of applications should be submitted together with an updated curriculum vitae giving personal data ,academic and professional qualifications, working experience, present post and salary, telephone contact, names and addresses of three academic referees plus certified copies of certificates and testimonials. The reference number of the position applied for should be clearly indicated on the application letter and on the envelope. *Applications are to be addressed to:* The Chairman, Garissa University College, P.O. Box 63056 – 00200, NAIROBI So as to reach him not later than 2.00 pm on 17th August 2012. Applicants are advised to contact their referees and request them to send their letters of reference to the above address under sealed envelope not later than 2.00 pm on 17th August 2012.
Company Garissa University College
Country Kenya
City Garissa (North Eastern)
Start date As soon as possible