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Posted on Feb 14,2024 by kisii-university

Kisii University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following positions:

  1. Registrar (Academic Affairs), Grade 15


Basic Salary: Kes. 209,694 - 283,087/= per month

House Allowance: Kes. 73,715 per month

All other benefits will be as provided in the terms of service applicable for the position.

Duties and responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic, Research and Student Affairs), the Registrar (Academic Affairs) shall have the following duties and responsibilities:

  1. overseeing the promulgation, consistent application and compliance with policies relating to:

  1. development, review and delivery of curricula;

  2. admission and enrolment of students;

  3. course requirements;

  4. teaching and learning;

  5. academic staff development;

  6. examinations;

  7. quality assurance;

  8. student discipline and grievances;

  9. setting of tuition fees;

  10. student financial aid;

  11. students' records management; and

  12. all other matters concerning administration of academic services.

  1. safe custody and stewardship of student academic records, and coordination services in the areas relating to course information, new semester registrations, the University calendar, academic timetabling and course scheduling, student progression, certification of enrolment and degrees awarded, administration of examinations, and protection and the release of academic transcripts and degree or diploma certificates;

  2. communication of policy matters and important decisions made by the Council and the Senate to all students and academic staff, as may be appropriate, and the publication of the Academic Calendar and the Academic Almanac and communication thereof to students and staff;

  3. preparation, implementation and review of the respective departments' strategic plan and annual work plan;

  4. conducting annual appraisal of members of staff in the department;

  5. preparing the departments' annual budget and procurement plan; and

  6. undertaking such other responsibilities as shall be assigned by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic, Research and Student Affairs).

Academic and Professional Requirements and Experience

For appointment to the position of Registrar (Academic Affairs) one must meet the following requirements:

  1. PhD degree from a university recognized in Kenya;

  2. Be at the rank of Associate Professor and above;

  3. Must have worked as Department Chair, Dean or Director in a university;

  4. Must be conversant with the running of academic affairs in a university;

  5. Should be conversant with modern management techniques and be computer literate;

  6. Demonstrate ability and leadership skills to effectively coordinate the academic and administrative functions of the University;

  7. Demonstrate knowledge of strategic planning in educational development;

  8. Proven capacity to promote learning, teaching, research and development in a modern university set up; and

  9. Demonstrate knowledge of laws and policies governing education.


  1. Applicants should email their application letters, certified copies of certificates and curriculum vitae (CV) giving details of their qualifications, experience and three (3) referees, as well as indicating their telephone and email contacts.

  2. Applicants should state their current designation, salary, and other benefits attached to those positions.

  3. Applicants should meet requirements of chapter six of the Constitution:

  1. Kenya Revenue Authority

  2. Higher Education Loans Board

  3. Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission

  4. Criminal Investigation Department

  5. Credit Reference Bureau

  1. Applications should be addressed to: Chair of Council, Kisii University, P.O. Box 408-40200, KISII

  1. Electronic applications should be sent as one PDF file to:

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 27th  February, 2024 at 5pm



P.O BOX 408-0200


Kisii University is an equal opportunity employer. Women and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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