Vice Chancellor

Location
Kenya (KE)
Posted
26 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
26 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Vice Chancellor
Amref International University 
Nairobi, Kenya
Are you a visionary, creative and result-oriented leader?

The Amref International University (AMIU) is a hub of scholarship dedicated to Community and Public Health in Sub-Saharan Africa, scaling training of health workers through virtual teaching and learning (e/mLearning). Well equipped with facilities and equipment, the university has lecture rooms, computer laboratories and a library which makes use of ICT, plus a Student & Staff Clinic and medical laboratory.

As the principal academic and executive officer, you will initiate, develop, and implement strategies, policies, and procedures for teaching and learning, research, quality enhancement and assurance of the academic programmes. Offering academic, administrative and financial leadership you will be responsible for maintaining and promoting academic excellence.

Monitoring performance and appraisal of senior staff, you will promote the co-operation, image and reputation of the University regionally and globally and ensure effective implementation and monitoring of AMIU’s Strategic Plan. Utilising available resources, you will mobilise them for the implementation of the University’s mission and objectives with transparency and accountability, advocating for the University and its strategic interests through stakeholder engagement.

You will also act as ex-official and Secretary to the University Council and regularly report on all matters pertaining to the University.

You should be at least an Associate Professor and holder of a PhD from a recognised University with a substantial history of Senior Management in a reputable institution of Higher Learning. With a background in networking, resource mobilization and preparation of grant writing proposals you will have researched at least five peer-reviewed publications, monographs or books. Well versed in regional and global health issues and interventions, you will be a team player with excellent PR and communication skills and thorough knowledge of structural, legislative and regulatory framework for management of Universities.

Your detailed CV should be supported by copies of certificates and testimonials and addresses of three referees.

 To apply please email lesego.ramokgali@odgersberndtson.co.za or call +27 (0) 11 444 7572.