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Murang’a University College
 
(A Constituent College of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology)

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Murang’a University College was established through Murang’a University College order, legal notice no.129 of Sept ember 2011 as a constituent college of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.
 

Vision: A University of excellence in training, research and innovation for socio-economic development
 
The University College invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons with excellent academic credentials to fill the position of Deputy Principal Administration planning and finance, and Deputy Principal Academic Affairs for a term of five (5) years which may be eligible for re-appointment for further one (1) term.
 
Vacancy Advertisement: Deputy Principal Administration Planning and Finance
 
Ref. MR.U.C/02/2012
 
Qualifications and experience
  • A professor or associate professor with at least six (6) years experience in senior management position in university;
  • Have served as a Dean / Director and above in a University;
  • Outstanding and internationally recognized scholarship record as evidenced by referred journal publications (at least ten in the last five years),university level books as well as project grants and awards;
  • Demonstrated competence in administrative and financial leadership in an academic/research environment;
  • Have proven capacity to promote learning, teaching, research and development at university level;
  • Outstanding ability to communicate effectively and possess excellent interpersonal skills;
  • A good understanding of government financial and fiscal policies, strategic planning and vision 2030 flagship projects, procurement and disposal legal regimes;
  • Excellent understanding of the current trends in university education and training in Kenya and globally and a broad awareness of the factors and conditions shaping the development of university education in Kenya;
  • Candidates who are holders of an MBA or its equivalent will have an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Direct and organize the administration, planning and financial management of the university college;
  • Provide proactive human resource management leadership;
  • Co-ordinate the preparation of financial and budget estimates, quarterly and annual financial reports for presentation to the council;
  • Advice the principal on financial matters of the university;
  • Coordinate the design ,implementation ,maintenance and development of appropriate human resources policies,procedures and systems to attract develop and retain qualified experienced human resource;
  • Provide innovative and creative leadership in the areas of planning and infrastructural development and community linkages;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the principal and the university college council.
Vacancy Advertisement: Deputy Principal Academic Affairs
 
Ref. MR.U.C/03/201 2
 
Qualifications and experience
  • A professor or associate professor with at least six (6) years experience in senior management position in university;
  • Have served as a Dean/Director and above in a University;
  • Outstanding and internationally recognized scholarship record as evidenced by referred journal publications (at least ten in the last five years) university level books as well as project grants and awards;
  • Demonstrated competence in administrative leadership in an academic/research environment;
  • Have proven capacity to promote learning, teaching, research and development at university level;
  • Outstanding ability to communicate effectively and possess excellent interpersonal skills;
  • A good understanding of government financial and fiscal policies, strategic planning and vision 2030 flagship projects, procurement and disposal legal regimes;
  • Excellent understanding of the current trends in university education and training in Kenya and globally and a broad awareness of the factors and conditions shaping the development of university education in Kenya;
  • Candidates who are holders of an MBA or its equivalent will have an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Coordinate the development of academic policies of the university college in consultation with the academic board and the senate;
  • Direct and organize academic programmes of the university college;
  • Coordinate and manage students affairs;
  • Coordinate and manage examinations and the preparation of academic transcripts, certificates, diplomas and degrees;
  • Advice the principal on academic affairs and student matters of the university college;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the principal and the university college council.
A person shall qualify for appointments of above posts if he/she demonstrates integrity and moral values in accordance with the constitution.
 
Terms and conditions
 
The above posts carries an attractive remuneration package which includes basic salary, house allowance, and medical cover as per the university college’s medical scheme, leave allowance, official transport and gratuity at the end of the contract period. 

The salary entry point will depend on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
 
Application procedure
 
Interested applicants should forward ten (10) copies of applications including a detailed curriculum vitae, with contact details, email addresses and telephone numbers, current post and salary, certified copies of certificates and testimonials and get clearance from the following institutions;
  • HELB
  • EACC
  • Kenya Revenue authority
  • Certificate of good conduct
And names of three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and areas of specialization to reach the chairman of council not later than 10th January 2013. 

They should also request their referees to submit their reference directly to the address here below within the stipulated period.

NB: Those who had applied earlier are encouraged to re-apply. 

Applications to be delivered by courier to the Chairman’s office;
 
The Chairman
Institute for Development Studies (IDS),
University of Nairobi,
Gandhi Wing, 5th Floor,
Office No. 511,
Tel. No. 020-2314306

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