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  • Posted: Feb 1, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 10, 2021
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    Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology (KWUST) is a private, women’s only Kenyan university from inception to operation. It is the first university of its kind in Eastern and Southern Africa which comprise 23 countries in total. As a women’s only university, our main objective is to bridge the gap in gender representation in higher education as well as contributing to the social and economic development of the country. The institution was founded on 15th May 2002 through the issuance of a Letter of Interim Authority (LIA) by the Government of Kenya through the Commission for Higher Education. We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:
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    Deputy Vice - Chancellor (Academic Affairs)


    Reporting to the Vice- Chancellor the. successful candidate shall:

    • Provide academic leadership and planning in areas of teaching and learning. research and innovation. and social responsiveness
    • Promote integrated administration and process management that supports the attainment of the vision, mission and goals of the University
    • Optimize the overall quality of the student experience. including recruitment and selection, student development, residence, international students and student governance
    • Implement academic policies and procedures
    • Develop and review academic programmes and research activities
    • Lead and manage senior academic staff including Deans. Directors of Centers and the Heads of Departments.
    • Management and Administration of examinations
    • Establishment of linkages between the University and other academic-organizations
    • Provide efficiency and good order including welfare, conduct and discipline of staff and students
    • Implement quality assurance policies to meet the university set standards and the requirements of relevant external authorities
    • Develop and implement a well-functioning performance management system
    • Ensure development and provision of academic resources and information services


    • Must be a holder of a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field
    • Must have at least 5-8 years of senior academic and administrative experience in an institution of higher learning preferably as a Dean of Faculty or Director/Principal of a university college/campus.
    • Must demonstrate leadership skills and management of academic programmes at university level
    • Must be knowledgeable in strategic planning and Management of a complex education institution
    • Must be a person of high integrity, moral standing and high ethical standards
    • Must be ICT literate
    • An Associate Professor or Full Professor shall be an added advantage

    Method of Application

    Send your application together with a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of certificates and transcripts, citing your current remuneration package to the address below. You should also furnish names of three (3) referees with their contact addresses and telephone numbers. The post carries a competitive negotiable package.

    The office of the Vice Chancellor.
    Kiriri Women's University of Science and Technology
    P. O. Box 49274 - 00100, Nairobi.

    So as to reach us on Wednesday 10th February, 2021.

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