Director, Academic Affairs, Job in Kenya

Director, Academic Affairs

Job Purpose

The Director, of Academic Affairs is responsible to the
Principal and Chief Executive Officer for all academic and training
matters and administration of academic support departments.

Job Specification

The Director, Academic
Affairs is responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:


Oversee development, review, and implementation of academic
policies and curricula from time to time for all programs to ensure the
maintenance of high academic and professional standards

Oversee the preparation and implementation of the annual
academic calendar to guide the smooth operations of the College.

Provide support for scholarly activities such as seminars,
conferences, and workshops for continuous professional development

Monitoring and evaluation of the directorate staff for
maintenance of high standards of training

Solicit external examiners from renowned institutions for
purposes of quality assurance

Coordinate external collaborations and linkages about
training.

Represent the directorate of studies in Council and
Management meetings in all matters relating to the directorate

Coordinate activities related to the learning resource center
Constitute various committees to carry out specific tasks
about the directorate

Guide on requests for hiring, transfer/deployment, and
training of staff in the academic directorate for enhanced performance of
the directorate

Advise on accreditation and quality assurance aspects to
ensure conformity with the requirements of various bodies

Develop implement and periodically review the strategic plan
and departmental work plans for the smooth operations of the directorate
of studies.

Person Specifications

For appointment to this
grade, a candidate must have: –

Master’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized
institution

Bachelor’s degree in tourism, Hospitality, or a related field
from a recognized institution

At least fifteen (15) years of work experience five (5) of
which are in a management position

Leadership course lasting not less than 4 weeks
Two (2) publications in a renowned journal
Demonstrated results in work performance
Meet the requirement of Chapter 6 of the constitution

Key competence and skills

Strong analytical skills;
Strategic and innovative thinking;
Ability to mobilize resources;
Strong interpersonal skills;
Strong leadership skills; and
Negotiation skills.

How To Apply

Job application procedure:
Interested candidates are advised to submit applications through the e-mail
address: chairman.council@utalii.ac.ke as
well as physical copies posted or delivered to the address below to be received
on or before Wednesday, 31st January 2024

The Chairman, Council
Kenya Utalii
College

Off Thika Super
Highway

P. O. Box
31052-00600

NAIROBI
E-mail address: chairman.council@utalii.ac.ke

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