Associate Professor, and Lecturering Jobs at Kirinyaga University College, Kenya

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts at Kirinyaga University College:

Registrar (Academic Affairs) 
Scale 15 (1 Position) AC/01/05/13

The successful candidate will report to the Deputy Principal (Academic Affairs) and will provide administrative support to the University Academic Division.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Registrar shall be responsible for:
  • Coordination of all teaching activities which include preparation of curricula, regulations, University almanac, timetables, examinations, result slips, transcripts, certificates and graduation.
  • Formulation and provision of policy guidelines on planning, development and management of academic programmes.
  • Guiding Deans of Schools and Heads of Departments.
  • Overseeing the administration of the students’ affairs which include admission, registration, orientation, student welfare, counselling, career guidance and discipline.
  • Coordination of student and staff research activities.
  • Planning and organizing public lectures, student attachments in conjunction with the Deans and Heads of departments.
  • Provision of secretariat to Academic Board and its committees
Qualifications

The applicant:
  • must have a PhD degree in a relevant field
  • must have served as Deputy Registrar in an Academic Division in a university or an institution of higher learning for at least 5 years OR
  • should have at least 15 years relevant work experience in a senior position and exemplary work performance and be conversant with the running of Academic Affairs in a university
  • Should be conversant with strategic management techniques.
  • Should have capacity to motivate and influence staff, students and other university stakeholders.
  • Should demonstrate a good understanding of university functions and procedures coupled with a proven capacity to promote excellence in teaching, research, development and innovation with the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism.
School of Basic and Applied Sciences

Area/field of specialization: Pure or Applied Mathematics
  1. Associate Professor: Grade 14: (1 Position): AC/02/05/13
  2. Senior lecturer: Grade 13: (1 Position): AC/03/05/13
  3. Lecturer: Grade 12: (1 Position): AC/04/05/13
School of Computing and Information Technology

Area/field of specialization: Computer Science or Information Technology
  1. Senior lecturer: Grade 13: (1 Position): AC/05/05/13
  2. Lecturer: Grade 12:(1 Position): AC/06/05/13
School of Business

Area/field of specialization: Economics, Accounting, Finance or Management
  1. Associate Professor: Grade 14: (1 Position): AC/07/05/13
  2. Senior lecturer: Grade 13: (1 Position): AC/08/05/13
  3. Lecturer: Grade 12: (1 Position): AC/09/05/13
School of Fashion Design and Clothing Technology

Area/field of specialization: Fashion design, Apparel technology, Clothing technology or Textile science)
  1. Senior lecturer: Grade 13: (1 Position): AC/10/05/13
School of Health Sciences
  1. Senior lecturer (Nursing): Grade 13: (1 Position): AC/11/05/13
Qualifications

Associate Professor
  • Applicants must have a PhD from a recognized university in the relevant discipline. 
  • They must have at least three (3) years teaching experience at University level plus at least three publications in refereed journals since appointment as Senior lecturer. 
  • In addition the applicant must show evidence of supervision of postgraduate students and dissemination of research findings in international conferences within the same period. She/he must demonstrate evidence of good leadership skills and proven ability to attract research funding.
Senior Lecturer
  • Applicants should have a PhD from a recognized university in the relevant discipline. 
  • They must have at least three (3) years teaching experience at University level since appointment as lecturer plus at least three (3) publications in refereed journals. 
  • He/She must show evidence of dissemination of research findings in international conferences within the same period. 
  • He/She must demonstrate good leadership skills. 
  • Proven ability to attract research funding will be an added advantage.
Lecturer
  • Applicants should have a PhD from a recognized university in the relevant discipline. 
  • Those with Master’s degree plus two years of University teaching/research as Assistant lecturer and at least two publications in refereed journals will also be considered.
How to apply

Six (6) copies of the application should be submitted together with updated curriculum vitae giving details of present post and salary, names and addresses of three referees plus copies of certificates and testimonials. 
Applications should be addressed to and received by the undersigned on or before 4th of June 2013. 
Applicants are advised to contact their referees and request them to send their letters of reference in sealed envelopes to the above address within the same period. 
The reference number of each post should be clearly indicated on the envelope.

The Deputy Principal (Administration, Planning and development)
Kirinyaga University College
P.O Box 143-10300
Kerugoya-Kenya

N/B: Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Kirinyaga University College is an equal opportunity employer.