Deputy Dean of Students Job at Amref International University, Nairobi

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.
 Computer proficiency

How to Apply

Applications to be forwarded to the following email address:

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.


Applicants are requested to visit the AMIU Website: careers page for further details regarding each post..

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Updated: June 23, 2019 — 4:11 am