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Maseno University Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, Finance and Development Job in Kenya

Maseno University

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Maseno University, a premier public university located 25KM North-West of the city of Kisumu on the Kisumu - Busia road, invites applications from suitably qualified and experience persons with excellent credentials to fill the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, Finance and Development.


  • Applicants for this position must meet the following minimum qualifications:
  • Be at least an Associate Professor with an earned PhD or equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Have at least 10 years academic management experience in posts such as Deputy Principal of a Constituent College, Principal of a Campus, Dean / Director of a Faculty / School.
  • Possess an outstanding and internationally recognized scholarship record evidenced by at least 10 refereed journal publications, University level books! book chapters in the last five years. One book chapter is equivalent to one refereed journal publication and one University level book is equivalent to two refereed journal publications.
  • Demonstrate resource mobilization through project grants and awards with a minimum of 3 grants of Ksh 10 Million each in the last five years.
  • Must have supervised Masters and Doctorate students (at least 3 Doctorates and 5 Masters)
  • Have a graduate qualification in management.
  • Have a good understanding of University functions and knowledge of applicable financial and governance instruments.
  • Demonstrate awareness of prevailing and emerging factors shaping the development of University education.
  • Have a proven record of success in expansion of physical facilities necessary for strategic growth of University education.
  • Have skills in computer literacy with proficiency in supportive applications including Microsoft.
  • Be of high ethical standards, integrity and professionalism.
  • Meet the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities

He / She shall
  • Make proposals for development of policies on Human Resource, administrative, finance and development matters.
  • Oversee the implementation of policies ¡n bullet one above.
  • Manage the budgeting process of the University.
  • Coordinate and oversee the procurement process.
  • Oversee projects and prepare periodic status reports.
  • Review physical and infrastructure development of the University.
  • Prepare reports on implementation of procurement processes.
  • Review academic and administration staff establishment.
  • Review and submit reports on the status of central services.
  • Prepare and submit relevant and statutory reports on the division.

Terms and Conditions

The successful candidate shall receive remuneration package which includes basic salary, house allowance and medical cover as per Maseno University Terms and Condition of Service.

Ten (10) copies of the application including testimonials, supported by detailed Curriculum Vitae of the applicant’s academic, professional qualifications, work experience and names of three referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant s competence / qualifications, Clearance Certificates from KRA, HELB, Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission and Certificate of Good Conduct, should be sent to the address below on or before 7th May, 2014.

Maseno University Council
P.O Box 101 766-00101

Or be physically dropped at the Maseno University Liaison Office at United Kenya Club, Nairobi.

Applicants should inform their referees to submit their reference letters directly to the above address.

Female Gender and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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