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Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs Career in Nairobi Kenya

Job Title: Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs 

Job Code: DVC/USIU 

Number of Positions Open: 1 

Reports To: Vice Chancellor 

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 Deputy Vice Chancellor. 

This is a Senior Management position. The incumbent of this position is charged with the provision of academic leadership and the smooth running of academic programmes within the University. 

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Setting the vision and direction for the Division of Academic Affairs
  • Overseeing the evaluation, promotion and retention of quality faculty
  • Providing support for scholarly activities of faculty
  • Monitoring the quality and ethical standards of the Division of Academic Affairs.
  • Overseeing the development of a comprehensive academic plan
  • Assuring academic programs are relevant and current
  • Liaise with Kenya and US quality assurance bodies
Skills and Requirements 
  • PhD in any field relevant to the academic programs offered
  • Associate Professor Rank or above in one of the programs offered at the university.
  • Experience: 10 years relevant experience including five in higher level academic management.
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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