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  • Posted: Aug 3, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 16, 2022
  • Pwani University began as Kilifi Institute of Agriculture in 1984 though the first intake of 200 students for the Two Year Certificate Course in Agriculture and Home Economics was in July 1987. By 2007, Kilifi Institute of Agriculture had graduated 3,837 students. The Institute also hosted a number of Masters and PhD research students from other national un...
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    Deputy Registrar (Academic And Students Affairs) Grade 15

    REF: PU/INT- JAD/01/08/2022


    Applicants must meet the following requirements:

    • Be a holder of PhD from a recognized university
    • Applicant should be of proven high integrity.


    Interested applicants:

    • Should have twelve (12) years of continuous university service; three (3) of which must have served as a Deputy Registrar (Academics and Student Affairs) Grade 14 or equivalent.
    • Must be conversant with national and international education policies, guidelines and skills.
    • Must be conversant with extension, linkages and collaboration.
    • Have excellent understanding of the current trends in university education and training in Kenya and globally and abroad awareness of the factors and conditions shaping the
    • development of University education in Kenya.
    • Be a leader with potential to plan, develop and implement academic programmes and develop strategic institutional linkages.
    • Demonstrate effective communication, persuasive and interpersonal skills as well as have strategic, Logical and sound decision making ability.
    • Be of highest ethical standards, accountability and professionalism, team work and good stewardship and comply with the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenya Constitution

    Main duties and responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities of the Registrar (Academic and Students affairs) Grade 15 will include but not limited to:

    • Oversee the smooth running of various sections in the Academic Division as stipulated in the statute to ensure programs and delivery is carried out as per the legal frame works.
      • Learning resources and facilities
      • E-learning centers
      • Students’ admission services
      • Teaching and learning programmes
      • Examination services including preparation of graduation and certification.
      • Marketing the University programmes
      • Preparation of Academic Almanac
      • Ensure compliance with relevant standards for all academic programmes for adherence to set out regulations and accreditation policies.
      • Provide secretarial services to the Senate, Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics and Students Affairs and Deans Committee.
      • Coordinate performance contracting, Monitoring and Evaluation to ensure the University operates within set targets.
      • Participate in preparation of the Divisional budget.
    • Ensure all programs on offer are aligned to the Strategic Mission of the University.
    • Participate in strategic planning for the Division.
    • Any other duty as assigned by the Supervisor.

    Skills and Competencies

    Applicants should possess the following:

    • Leadership skills
    • Good communication skills.
    • Interpersonal skills.
    • Negotiation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Conflict management skills
    • Supervisory skills
    • Computer literacy skills
    • Team building and team work.
    • Managerial skills
    • Data analysis and report writing skills

    Method of Application

    The appointment will be for a contractual period of three (3) years(For both Registrar Positions) while 2 years(For the Security Position) renewable for a further period of three (3) years subject to satisfactory performance, age, citizenship and any other reason. Interested applicants should submit four (4) copies of their application accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae (detailing academic qualifications, professional experience, academic leadership, publications, awards/scholarships/funding, membership to professional association and linkages) and copies of certificates. Applicants should also provide names and contact addresses of three referees who are knowledgeable of the competence of the applicant. Applications and letters of recommendation from referees should be addressed to,

    The Vice Chancellor
    Pwani University
    P. O Box 195-80108, Kilifi

    Candidates with foreign qualifications MUST submit a Certificate of Recognition from the Commission of University Education (CUE). The deadline for submitting application is Tuesday 16th August 2022. Applications received later than this date will not be considered.

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