Editor-in- Chief – Strathmore University Press Job in Kenya

Basic job summary:

The job holder will be responsible for ensuring that the Strathmore University Press is a leading publisher, contributing to the dissemination of knowledge fostering research and supporting the University’s goals.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Publication Management

Manage the Strathmore University Press (SUP) on behalf of the Office of DVC

Research & Innovation

Supervise the implementation of policies and regulations enacted by the Board.

Maintain proper records and documentation of Strathmore University Press.

Editorial Oversight

Review manuscripts and advise whether they should be published.

Setting Editorial Guidelines for journals.

Hiring and developing writers, junior editors and senior editors.

Guide the formation of editorial team from different schools.

Financial and Resource Management

Developing and managing budgets for the editorial team.

Fundraise for Strathmore University Press and related University projects.

Promotion and Outreach

Maintain an up-to-date Strathmore University Press website.

Guide research, writing and dissemination of Strathmore University students’ and

faculty. ideas through the Strathmore University Journals and other publications.

Sale and market Strathmore University Press publications.

Minimum Academic Qualifications:

PhD in a relevant field


4 to 6 years’ experience

Competencies and Attributes

Excellent writing skills

Critical thinking

Analytical skills

People Skills

Excellent writing skills

How To Apply

Are you qualified for this position and interested in working with us? We would like to hear from you. Kindly send us a copy of your updated resume and letter of application (ONLY) quoting job title on the subject line to recruitment@strathmore.edu