Director, Institute for Gender Equality, Research and Development, MOI University, Keyna
Director, Institute for Gender Equality, Research and Development
Moi University seeks to recruit competent and dedicated applicants to fill up the following positions:1. Director, Institute for Gender Equality, Research and DevelopmentThe Director is a management position within the University reporting to the Deputy Vice Chancellor - Academics, Research & Extension:Duties and Responsibilities1. Responsible for execution of IGERD policy matters;2. Advocating and promoting gender equity through affirmative action.3. Develop and coordinate IGERD functions within the University environment;4. Promote development and implementation of gender policies.5. Promote multi-disciplinary research on gender issues at the local, national and regional levels.6. Advocating for and promoting education of women and men.7. Advocating mainstreaming of gender in all Moi University programs.8. Establishing systems and strategies that address students’ and staff’s real life issues.9. Establishing policies that promote reproductive health and well being of women and families.10. Creating consultancies, collaboration and linkages at the local, national, regional and international levels.11. Instituting strategies for IGERD’s sustainability.Qualifications Requirements
Must be a member of the Academic Staff of the University;
Must be at least Senior Lecturer having served in a leadership position within the University;
Must not have previously served as a Director immediately following the lapse of the last appointment;
Must be in possession of a Doctorate (Ph.D) degree or its equivalent from a recognized Institution/University;
Must have demonstrated outstanding administrative/managerial capability in the organization and management and;
Relevant publications in refereed journals will be an added advantage.
Must meet the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya by providing relevant certificates from the following bodies;1. Kenya Revenue Authority2. Higher Education Loans Board3. Criminal Investigations Department4. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission5. Credit Reference Bureau6. Relevant professional bodyNote: A director shall hold office for a period of three (3) years renewable once subject to satisfactory performance.Applicants who have served as such for two (2) consecutive terms immediately following the lapse of the last appointment shall not be eligible to apply.Application GuidelinesInterested and qualified candidates should deliver ten (10) hard copies of application, upon which they will be issued with an acknowledgement receipt, on or before Thursday 23rd April, 2015 to the contact below enclosing the following:
Certified copies of Academic and Professional certificates/testimonial.
A detailed Curriculum Vitae also indicating telephone contact, E-mail address, current position and remuneration.
Names and contacts of three referees.Applicants are advised to contact their referees and request them to send their letter of reference to the address below in sealed envelopes within three weeks from the date of advertisement.
Applicants are advised to contact their referees and request them to send their letters of reference to the above address.The referees should write and send their recommendations under sealed envelope within three weeks from the date of this advertisement.Applications should be channelled through their Heads of Departments.This information can also be accessed from the University website Moi University Job Vacancies Deputy Vice Chancellor, Administration, Planning & DevelopmentMoi UniversityP. O. Box 3900-30100Eldoret, KenyaMoi University is an equal opportunity employer.Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.Prof. P.K. Cepkuto, PhD.Deputy Vice Chancellor, Administration, Planning & Development