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Declaration of Vacancy for the Position of Deputy Principal, College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) Main Campus
 
The University of Nairobi seeks to appoint a Deputy Principal, CHSS.

Applicants should be Professors or Associate Professors of the University serving on Permanent and Pensionable terms of employment.

They should have managed academic programmes and discharged administrative responsibilities.

The Deputy Principal shall assist the Principal, CHSS in carrying out Academic and Administrative functions and be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for maintaining and promoting efficient management of all the departments of CHSS located in Main Campus.

The Deputy Principal will also represent the Principal, CHSS within the University on all academic and administrative matters.

The specific function for the Deputy Principal will be to coordinate the teaching in CHSS Departments in Main Campus in addition to any other duties that may be allocated by the Principal or Vice-Chancellor. 

He or she will be a member of the Faculty / School Boards in CHSS, Main Campus.

The Deputy Principal shall be a member of the College Academic Board and College Management Board of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The Deputy Principal shall play a leading role in the ongoing change and transformation process especially in respect of the management of human, physical and financial resources of the University. 

They should have at least three (3) years of experience at senior management level.

In addition, they should be persons of high integrity with proven management and leadership skills, be avid researchers and fundraisers.

Applicants should forward ten (10) copies of the application letter with detailed curriculum vitae.

They should provide names and addresses of three (3) referees, and request the referees to forward their reports directly to the undersigned.

Applications should reach the undersigned by 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.

Applications should be addressed to the Vice-Chancellor, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 30197, 00100 Nairobi.

Note:
 The University of Nairobi is an equal opportunity employer. Women, marginalized and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.

Declaration of Vacancy for the Position of Director, ODeL Campus
 
The University of Nairobi is seeking to appoint a Director for the Open, Distance and Electronic Learning (ODeL) Campus who, under the direction of the Vice-Chancellor, shall be the Head of the ODeL Campus of the University. 

This position is equivalent to that of a College Principal in the University. 

Requirements:
 
For appointment to the position of the Director, ODeL Campus a person shall:
1.    Be an Associate Professor or above of the University of Nairobi serving on permanent and pensionable terms and a holder of an earned Doctorate degree or equivalent qualification from a University recognized in Kenya;
2.    Have thorough knowledge in the structural, legislative and regulatory framework for administering University Education in Kenya;
3.    Have at least five years hands-on experience at a senior level in a University or equivalent institution with demonstrable leadership and management capacity including knowledge of public financial management and strategic people management;
4.    Be an accomplished scholar with proven track record in formulating and managing academic programs and supervising and mentoring Masters and PhD students;
5.    Have a proven track record of research and publications in peer reviewed journals, monographs and books;
6.    Have demonstrable experience in networking, fundraising and resource mobilization;
7.    Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity; and
8.    Have a demonstrable experience in transformative and strategic leadership.
Core Competencies:
 
The following core competencies and skills will be required for the position of the Director, ODeL Campus:
1.    Ability to portray and uphold positive national image and work in a multi-cultural and multiethnic environment with sensitivity to and respect for diversity;
2.    Being a visionary and result oriented thinker;
3.    Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
4.    Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines; and
5.    Firm, fair and with a transparent management style.
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
The Director, ODeL Campus shall be responsible for:
1.    the co-ordination of all ODeL programs and services in the University;

2.    the admission of all ODeL students in the University;
3.    creating awareness in the University community on ODeL services;
4.    training of users in the general use of educational technologies to facilitate integration and use of ICT educational programmes;
5.    Coordinate research, monitoring and evaluation on the utilization of e-learning services;
6.    the proper conduct and supervision of the ODeL programmes; and
7.    the general welfare and discipline of ODeL students.
Appointment: As per the University of Nairobi Statutes the Director, ODeL Campus shall hold office for a duration of five (5) years with the possibility of a one time renewal for a further term of five years subject to a positive appraisal by the Council.
 
How to apply:
 
1. Each application shall be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, Copies of Relevant Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, Testimonials, and other relevant supporting documents.
 
2. Applicants must also submit the following:
 
a. Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority
b. Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board
c. Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
d. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigation Department
 
3. Applicants should submit ten (10) hard copies of their applications which should clearly be marked “Application for the position of Director, ODeL Campus”.
 
4. Applications must be submitted on or before Wednesday, July 27, 2016.
 
5. Applications should be addressed to the Vice-Chancellor, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 30197, 00100 Nairobi.
 
Note: The University of Nairobi is an equal opportunity employer. Women, marginalized and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.

Declaration of Vacancy for the Position of Director, The Graduate School
 
The University of Nairobi is seeking to appoint a Director for the Graduate School who, under the direction of the Vice-Chancellor, shall be the Head of the Graduate School of the University. 

This position is equivalent to that of a Principal in the University.
 
 
Requirements:
 
For appointment to the position of the Director, the Graduate School a person shall:
1.    Be an Associate Professor or above of the University of Nairobi serving on permanent and pensionable terms and a holder of an earned Doctorate degree or equivalent qualification from a University recognized in Kenya;
2.    Have thorough knowledge in the structural, legislative and regulatory framework for administering University Education in Kenya;
3.    Have at least five years hands-on experience at a senior level in a University or equivalent institution with demonstrable leadership and management capacity including knowledge of public financial management and strategic people management;
4.    Be an accomplished scholar with proven track record in formulating and managing academic programs and supervising and mentoring Masters and PhD students;
5.    Have a proven track record of research and publications in peer reviewed journals, monographs and books;
6.    Have demonstrable experience in networking, fundraising and resource mobilization;
7.    Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity; and
8.    Have a demonstrable experience in transformative and strategic leadership.
Core Competencies:
 
The following core competencies and skills will be required for the position of the Director, the Graduate School
1.    Ability to portray and uphold positive national image and work in a multi-cultural and multiethnic environment with sensitivity to and respect for diversity;
2.    Being a visionary and result oriented thinker;
3.    Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
4.    Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines; and
5.    Firm, fair and with a transparent management style.
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
The Director, Graduate School shall be responsible for:
1.    the co-ordination of all graduate syllabi and regulations in the University;
2.    the admission of all graduate students in the University;
3.    the administration of graduate scholarships;
4.    the administration of graduate research grants;
5.    the administration and processing of graduate theses, projects or dissertations;
6.    the proper conduct and supervision of the graduate studies programmes; and
7.    the general welfare and discipline of graduate students.
Appointment:
 
As per the University of Nairobi Statutes the Director, the Graduate School shall hold office for a
duration of five (5) years with the possibility of a one time renewal for a further term of five years
subject to a positive appraisal by the Council.

Declaration of Vacancy for the Position of Deputy Principal, College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) Main Campus
 
The University of Nairobi seeks to appoint a Deputy Principal, CHSS.

Applicants should be Professors or Associate Professors of the University serving on Permanent and Pensionable terms of employment.


They should have managed academic programmes and discharged administrative responsibilities.

The Deputy Principal shall assist the Principal, CHSS in carrying out Academic and Administrative functions and be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for maintaining and promoting efficient management of all the departments of CHSS located in Main Campus.

The Deputy Principal will also represent the Principal, CHSS within the University on all academic and administrative matters.

The specific function for the Deputy Principal will be to coordinate the teaching in CHSS Departments in Main Campus in addition to any other duties that may be allocated by the Principal or Vice-Chancellor. 

He or she will be a member of the Faculty / School Boards in CHSS, Main Campus.

The Deputy Principal shall be a member of the College Academic Board and College Management Board of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The Deputy Principal shall play a leading role in the ongoing change and transformation process especially in respect of the management of human, physical and financial resources of the University. 

They should have at least three (3) years of experience at senior management level.

In addition, they should be persons of high integrity with proven management and leadership skills, be avid researchers and fundraisers.

Applicants should forward ten (10) copies of the application letter with detailed curriculum vitae.

They should provide names and addresses of three (3) referees, and request the referees to forward their reports directly to the undersigned.

Applications should reach the undersigned by 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.

Applications should be addressed to the Vice-Chancellor, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 30197, 00100 Nairobi.

Note: The University of Nairobi is an equal opportunity employer. Women, marginalized and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.

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