Careers

 EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Management University of Africa (MUA) is a private University in Kenya located off Mombasa Road in Nairobi. We envision being a premier university providing Management and transformative leadership solutions worldwide. We are looking for dynamic, self-driven and result oriented professionals to fill the following positions:-

1.0 ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

JOB PURPOSE

To design, develop and deliver a range of programmes at Certificate, Diploma and Degree level for teaching at The Management University of Africa in order to enable students to complete their studies successfully and to determine, develop and carry out relevant independent research projects to extend knowledge in appropriate subject area.

 

Applicants must be holders of a PhD Degree in business related field with specialization in any of the following disciplines;-

Project Management, Development Studies, Economics, Environmental Management, Strategic Management, Business Management, Leadership.

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 

  • Must have a Ph.D. degree or its academic equivalent in the relevant field from accredited and recognized University.
  • Must demonstrate exemplary research, teaching and academic /relevant industrial experience in the relevant field;
  • Must show proof of having taught in a university for at least 3 years since becoming a Senior Lecturer;
  • A minimum of forty eight (48) publication points as a Senior Lecturer or equivalent of which at least thirty two (32) should be from refereed scholarly journals
  • Must have successfully supervised a minimum of four (4) postgraduate students to completion including at least one doctoral student.
  • Attracted Research or Development funds as a Senior Lecturer or Senior Research Fellow
  • Should have attended and contributed at learned conferences, seminars or workshops;
  • Should show evidence of being a member of relevant professional bodies;
  • Should show evidence of leadership (administrative experience, active participation in university, national and international activities);
  • Be of high ethical standards, integrity and professionalism.
  • Must have been an Academic Leader for a minimum of three years

2.0 SENIOR LECTURERS

JOB PURPOSE

To design, develop and deliver a range of programmes at Certificate, Diploma and Degree level for teaching at Management University of Africa, in order to enable students to complete their studies successfully and to determine, develop and carry out relevant independent research projects to extend knowledge in appropriate subject area.

Must have a PhD in Leadership, Development studies and Gender and Development with specialization in any of the disciplines listed below:

Leadership, Development studies, gender and development.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Must have a Ph.D. degree or its academic equivalent in the relevant field from accredited and recognized University.

Must demonstrate exemplary research, teaching and academic /relevant industrial experience in the relevant field;

Must have taught in a University at the lecturer level or engaged as a researcher in a recognized research organization for three (3) years.

Must have a minimum of thirty two (32) publication points as a Lecturer or equivalent of which at least twenty four (24) should be from refereed scholarly journals.

Must have supervised three (3) post graduate students to completion as a Lecturer or equivalent.

Must have been an academic leader in a University for a minimum of two (2) years 

 

3.0 LECTURERS/ RESEARCH FELLOWS

JOB PURPOSE

 To teach, conduct tutorials, perform examination related functions, determine, develop and carry out relevant independent research projects to extend knowledge in the appropriate subject area and participate in University committees, boards and any other assigned duties at The Management University of Africa.

Must have a PhD in Leadership, Development studies and Gender and Development with specialization in any of the disciplines listed below:

Leadership, Development studies, gender and development.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Must have a Ph.D. degree or its academic equivalent in the relevant field.

Must demonstrate exemplary research, teaching and academic /relevant industrial experience in the relevant field;

Must have taught in a University at the lecturer level or engaged as a researcher in a recognized research organization;

Minimum of twenty four (24) publication points, of which at least sixteen (16) should be from refereed journal papers

Registered with the relevant professional body (where applicable)

OR at least one refereed book in his/her professional area published by recognized publishers, plus two articles;

4.0 REGISTRAR,ACADEMIC AND STUDENT AFFAIRS

JOB PURPOSE

To provide leadership in planning, organising and managing all of the activities related to the Admission and Examination Departments, including serving as the official authorized keeper of all University records.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. ACADEMIC SUPPORT

  • Custodian of Academic and students’ records in the University
  • In-charge of all Academic activities and programmes across the university and ensuring they are performed perfectly and timely in accordance with university policies.
  • Oversee the implementation of the decisions made by the Senate with regard to Academics and Student Affairs.
  • Oversee the setting of examinations, their moderation by external examiners, their administration, the processing of examination results and their presentation to the University Senate, oversee and approve the timely production of Academic transcripts.
  • Co-ordinate, with Deans of Schools, Heads of departments and faculty in the University, on curriculum development and evaluation and ensure that academic programmes developed by respective schools are in conformity with the guidelines of the Commission for University Education (CUE).
  • Examine credentials for purposes of registration and enforce entrance requirements; organise for registration, orientation and induction of new students.
  • Prepare and submit all reports on enrolment, attendance, students load, promotion and all other data as required.
  • Prepare and submit in consultation with respective deans, the records of candidates for graduation.

2. STUDENT AFFAIRS 

  • Enforce Rules and regulations governing students’ enrolment, student's credit, transfer, promotion, subject sequence, suspension, and other disciplinary measures in cooperation with the departments concerned.
  • Be responsible for all correspondences to student.
  • Liaise with the Dean of Students and Deans of Schools to administer the policies and regulations of the University as they pertain to students, including disciplinary procedures

 

3. RESEARCH AND EXTENSION

  • Identify research areas, and community outreach activities for approval by the Senate.
  • Solicit for research and teaching funds from donor organizations and other development partners.
  • Initiate formation of appropriate linkages and networks with industry/ universities/development partners.
  • Organize seminars and disseminate information on current research trends.
  • Work with Deans of Schools, heads of departments and faculty to encourage scholarly publications and grant applications by faculty members and to prepare proposals for outside funding of special projects

4. COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS 

  • Participate in the Management of MUA as a member of the Deans’ Committee,

University Senate and other committees of the university as specified in the University Statute

  • Oversee the preparation of agenda, documents and minutes for University Senate and Dean’s committee meetings.

5. MANAGEMENT 

  • Manage the resources-human and financial, material and facilitate implementation of objective at minimum cost.
  • Prepare the Department budget and procurement plan and make the draft estimates for onward transmission to the Chief Finance officer
  • Develop a strategic plan for the Department. This plan should be aligned to the University Strategic Plan.
  • Oversee the development and review of relevant policies and procedures of the University.
  • Advise the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (ARE), Vice-Chancellor and Council on all matters concerning Policies and best practices.
  • Oversee maintenance of quality in all activities within the Department and set up quality assurance mechanisms.
  • Implement the department’s steps towards University Certification.
  • Identify, rationalize and make recommendations on the training needs of the members of staff in the Department.
  • Co-ordinate performance appraisal within the Department.

6. OTHERS 

  • Attend to any other duties as may be specified by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor or his designate from time to time
  • A PhD holder in Education or related fields or A Master’s Degree Holder with substantial experience in management in Higher Education.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Be conversant with the running of Academic Affairs in a university or an institution of higher learning.
  • Be conversant with strategic management techniques.
  • Have capacity to motivate and influence staff, students and other stakeholders.
  • A good understanding of university functions and procedures coupled with a Capacity to promote excellence in teaching, research, development and innovation with the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism.
  • Have a broad awareness of the factors and conditions shaping the development of higher education in the country
  • Have a good understanding of the national policies and strategies governing University education and training in Kenya.
  • Demonstrate informed Planning of growth and development of the Department.
  • Have a good understanding of the national policies and strategies governing University education and training in Kenya.
  • Demonstrate informed Planning of growth and development of the Department.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates who satisfy the requirements below should forward their applications accompanied by a detailed CV, email address, day time telephone contact, name and address of three referees. The applications should reach the undersigned not later than 17th July 2019. The Management University of Africa is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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