Registrar (Planning, Research and Innovation)

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology

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Job Summary

Reporting to the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Planning, Research and Innovation), the Registrar ( Planning, Research and Innovation) shall be responsible for the Planning, Research and Innovation function in the University.

  • Minimum Qualification:PHD
  • Experience Level:Senior level
  • Experience Length:12 years

Job Description/Requirements

MASINDE MULIRO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration and Finance)

VACANCIES

In pursuit of its mission to provide excellent University education, training and research through integrating science, technology and innovation into quality programmes to suit the needs of a dynamic world, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacant positions.

4. REGISTRAR (PLANNING, RESEARCH AND INNOVATION) - GRADE XV

a) Job Purpose

Reporting to the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Planning, Research and Innovation), the Registrar ( Planning, Research and Innovation) shall be responsible for the Planning, Research and Innovation function in the University.

b) Job Description
The Registrar (Planning, Research and Innovation) responsibilities shall include:-

i) Participating in the development of the University’s master plan so as to offer guidance towards achievement of the University’s strategic plan.
ii) Participating in the periodic review of divisional policies so as to enforce continuous improvement in service delivery within the division.
iii) Coordinating the development of annual budgets for the various divisional departments for use in managing funds allocated to each of the departments.
iv) Coordinating the functions of the various departments under the division continually to ensure compliance to the set policies and alignment of departmental activities towards achievement of targets.
v) Coordinating the promotion and facilitation of leading-edge research, including collaborative and interdisciplinary research in line with the university and national research agenda;
vi) Building and providing sufficient support for a community of innovative researchers to enhance research capacity at the University and to increase internal and external research opportunities for faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students;
vii) Developing, activating and managing research networks between MMUST staff and researchers and other research centres / institutes / partners, in public and private sectors, locally, nationally and internationally;
viii) Acting as the link between the University and the community with respect to research initiatives of mutual benefit;
ix) Developing and coordinating mutually beneficial linkages with industry in order to forge robust partnerships and collaborative research and innovations;
x) Coordinating outreach activities and technology transfer;
xi) Coordinating the development of linkages with appropriate academic departments and units and adding value to line departments;
xii) Designing, Preparing, documenting, coordinating and implementing resource mobilization work plan;
xiii) Leading and guiding in the identification of funding opportunities and engaging the funding agencies such as the private sectors entities, individuals and corporate agencies, through proposal writing and other statutory means;
xiv) Coordinating the approval of agreements in connection with funding opportunities and ensuring effective and timely follow-up in terms of submission of reports to the donors and grant renewal proposals;
xv) Sourcing information on donor policies and priorities, and subsequently, update donor profiles;
xvi) Conducting of staff appraisals within the department;
xvii) Providing secretariat services to the Division’s main committees on a regular basis and ensuring proper documentation of all deliberations;and
xviii) Any other duties assigned from time to time by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Planning, Research and Innovation)

c) Job Specifications
Minimum requirements:-

i) Ph.D Degree with at least 12 years working experience, three (3) of which as Deputy Registrar(Planning Research and Innovation) Grade14 or Senior Management Position in an accredited University or its equivalent
ii) Must be registered with relevant professional body and in good standing (where applicable);and
iii) Proficiency in relevant Computer application.

Tenure of Service
The appointments of Chief Internal Auditor,Registrar (Academic Affairs),Registrar (Administration), Registrar (Planning, Research and Innovation) and University Librarian shall be on a five (5) year contract terms of service renewable once subject to satisfactory performance as appraised by the respective supervisors.The position of Medical Officer and Legal Officer shall be on Permanent & Pensionable terms upon satisfactory completion of six (6) months probation period and subject to satisfactory performance as appraised by the respective supervisors.

How to apply:-
• Applications should be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials, e-mail addresses and telephone contacts and any other relevant supporting documents.
• Applicants should also submit valid clearances from the following bodies;
1. Kenya Revenue Authority
2. Higher Education Loans Board
3. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
4. Directorate of Criminal Investigation (Certificate of Good Conduct)
5. Registered Credit Reference Bureau
• They should also provide names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of three (3) referees.
• Applicants should request their referees to submit their confidential reports to the undersigned to be received on or before 16th December, 2022.
• Ten (10) hard copies of the application should be sent via registered mail or courier marked with the Advert Reference number on the envelope to the undersigned. A Soft copy in PDF running format should be sent to recruitmentdec2022@mmust.ac.ke. Applications should be addressed to the undersigned to be received on or before 16th December, 2022 by 5:00 p.m.
• Applicants with foreign earned qualifications should have their certificates certified as recognized by the Commission for University Education (CUE).

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration & Finance)
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
P.O. Box 190-50100
KAKAMEGA
Website:www.mmust.ac.ke.


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