Amref International University (AMIU) is an accredited institution of higher learning focused on health sciences and is fully owned by Amref Health Africa.
The University is founded on the experience and intellect of Amref Health Africa which is reputed with over 60 years of quality and innovative community health, health systems management and development interventions.
Its predecessor, the Amref International Training Centre (AITC) has shaped Public and Community Health training and nurtured health leaders and practitioners in Africa over 40 years.
The vision of AMIU is to be a leading Health Sciences University of excellence in developing transformational health leaders and practitioners who inspire lasting health change in Africa.
It is located along Langata Road (opposite Wilson Airport), Nairobi, Kenya.
AMIU invites applications for the following position in the University:
Job Title: Deputy Dean of Students
Reporting To: Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs
Physical Location: Nairobi
1. Job Description
To be responsible for overseeing student affairs. These include managing student’s extra curriculum activities, health, special needs, counselling, mentorship, welfare, and career planning to meet student needs while at university.
2. Main Duties and Key Responsibilities
Coordinate student welfare such as accommodation and health
Promote social and cultural extracurricular activities
Oversee activities of student sports, organizations and clubs
Address student disciplinary issues, advice and/or refer them for counselling
Act as liaison between students, university and parents/guardians
Develop and implement relevant university policies and procedures
Address student concerns
Manage budget for student activities.
3. Academic requirements
A master’s degree in Counselling, Psychology, Sociology or related field.
Registered with relevant professional body
4. Work Experience
At least five (5) years’ relevant professional experience
Work experience in student affairs in a university/college or institution of higher learning
Counselling skills and experience
5. Qualities and Competencies
Knowledge, passion and skills to work with youth
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
Skills to establish and maintain trust with students.
Strong leadership skills.
Ability to work with diverse students in respect to age, culture and ability.
Demonstrates ability to multitask efficiently.
How to Apply
Applications to be forwarded to the following email address: email@example.com.
The closing date is Friday 5th July, 2019.
Amref International University (AMIU) is committed to the principles of safeguarding in the workplace and expects all staff to share this commitment.
AMIU is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.
YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PAY ANY FEES TO APPLY FOR JOBS IN Amref International University.
Applicants are requested to visit the AMIU Website: www.amref.ac.ke careers page for further details regarding each post..