Zetech University is a premier university offering exceptional learning to thousands of students from Kenya and beyond.
The University offers programmes in Information Technology, Business, Hospitality, Tourism, Development Studies, Communication and Media Studies. Our Mission is to provide holistic education by promoting excellence in research, integrating innovation and technology in learning with the aim of developing well rounded citizens to impact the social, political and economic world.
In line with our commitment to bring on board qualified, skilled and motivated staff driven by passion for their work and career growth, we are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of Registrar – Academics.
Reporting to the Deputy Vice Chancellor – Academics, Research & Extension, the position-holder’s responsibilities, among others, will include the following:
» Provide leadership in enrolment of students to meet stated enrolment goals for the university;
» Manage the students ‘admission process in line with existing policies and regulations;
» Be the chief custodian of all students’ academic records;
» Compile and maintain the University academic calendar;
» Manage the university timetable and ensure teaching and examination timetables are released on time, with optimal spacing considerations;
» Manage all graduation related activities for the institution;
» Provide leadership in the design and delivery of excellent academic service delivery across the entire student life cycle while benchmarking against best practice in service delivery;
» As Secretary to the University Senate, and working in close collaboration with other offices, lead the development, review, oversight and implementation of academic policies and the University’s academic regulatory framework;
» Develop and, in consultation with the DVC-Academics, Research and Extension, manage academic budgets;
» Spearhead inspections, registrations and renewals of registrations of the university with higher education bodies, research bodies, examination and professional bodies as well as government institutions;
» Provide leadership in curriculum development and review, and participate in development and approval of new programmes;
» Be responsible for management and administration of University Examinations.
Qualifications and Experience:
» A PhD in Education Management, Operations Management, Administration or related field from a recognised university OR a Master’s Degree, with outstanding experience in Academics
» At least five (5) years’ experience in academic administration at a senior management level;
» Informed about the national and international academic trends and issues;
» Strong understanding of regulatory requirements from the Commission of University Education, relevant examination bodies and professional bodies;
» Must demonstrate strong leadership and people skills, with a self-driven attitude;
» Good analytical and reporting skills;
» Training and/or certification in Quality Management Systems specifically 1SO 9001:2008/ISO 9001:2015 standard is an added advantage;
» Organised with the ability to adhere to set deadlines and adapt to changing conditions;
» Ability to solve both operational and strategic issues through pragmatic and commercially sound approaches.
» Knowledge and skills in the use of MS Office suite and internet.
Interested applicants are encouraged to send their application letters and updated CVs to the Vice Chancellor quoting Job Ref. ZU/10/25/46, and indicating current and expected salary, not later than 15thJune 2018.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package.