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Dean, School of Business Career in Nairobi Kenya

Job Title: Dean, School of Business 

Job Code: DSB/USIU 

Number of Positions Open: 1 

Reports To: Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs 

Location: Nairobi, Kenya 

Closing Date: Open Until Filled 


United States International University (USIU) is a Higher Learning Institution situated on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya. USIU is accredited by both the Kenya Government through the Commission for Higher Education (CHE), and by the American Government through the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities - the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). 

The student population of 4,700 represents over 45 countries. Faculty is predominantly Kenyan with diverse educational experiences. 

USIU is seeking to recruit a qualified candidate to fill in the position of Dean, School of Business. 

This is a position, reporting Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs. The incumbent of this position is charged with the provision of leadership and vision in academic leadership in the School. 

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Overseeing Faculty recruitment and retention for effective tuition delivery.
  • Overseeing faculty development issues such as research, modern teaching methods, and training to keep pace with best practice.
  • Participating in accreditation issues to ensure conformity of faculty work with accreditation bodies both in the USA and in Kenya.
  • Overseeing curriculum development and reviews to update programs.
  • Overseeing and evaluate non-faculty staff in the School for effective performance.
  • Monitoring, supervising and evaluating teaching faculty to ensure consistency in class attendance, quality of teaching and student assessment.
  • Being responsible for graduate student admissions to comply with requirements.
  • Planning, monitoring and controlling departmental budget / expenditure to ensure effective and sustainable services.
  • Managing external relationships with other institutions, business organizations, foundations etc.
  • Carrying out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Skills and Requirements 

Educational Qualifications: PhD in any field relevant to the School. 

Professional Qualifications: Associate Professor Rank or Professor in one of the programs offered in the School. 

  • Either 5 years of post doctoral experience or 7 years teaching experience
  • 5 years Academic management experience.
How to Apply 

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CVs, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by sending CV to 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

“Personnel Resource is an equal opportunity employer” 

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