Registrar (Academic Affairs)

REF: LU/AD/1/10/2022

Reports: The holder will report to the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic, Research and Student Affairs).

Academic and Professional Requirements

Applicants shall:

Hold a Doctor of Philosophy Degree from a university recognised in Kenya;
Be an active member of at least one recognized professional body;
Attendance of a Senior Management or other professional course lasting more than four weeks will be an added advantage;
Be computer literate with demonstrable practical experience;
Have proven qualities of leadership, coordination and organization at senior management level; and
Have knowledge and experience in the formulation and provision of guidelines on administration, planning, management of University services and academic matters.


Duties and Responsibilities

The Registrar (Academic Affairs) shall:

Co-ordinate, enrol and register students;
Develop, maintain and secure student records;
Supervise the process of issuance of certificates and final transcripts;
Co-ordinate academic planning including use of classrooms and other academic facilities
Co-ordinate administration of student academic affairs;
Be in charge of interpretation and enforcement of academic policies and regulations;
Advise the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic, Research and Student Affairs) on formulation and evaluation of academic programmes, policies and procedures;
Be the Secretary to the Senate, the Deans’ Committee and the Deputy Vice- Chancellor, Academic, Research and Student Affairs’ Student Disciplinary Committee;
Prepare and submit periodic reports on academic affairs, relevant statutory requirements and overall status of the Department to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic, Research and Student Affairs);
Undertake such other responsibilities as shall be assigned or delegated by theDeputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic, Research and Student Affairs)



Have at least six (6) years’ experience in the administration of a university or in the public sector, three (3) of which should be as a Deputy Registrar (Grade 14) or an equivalent position.


Terms and Conditions of Service

Successful candidate for the position shall hold office for a contract term of five (5) years and shall be eligible for re-appointment upon satisfactory performance


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Applicants should submit an Application Letter containing email address, day time telephone contacts; detailed Curriculum Vitae (detailing academic
qualifications, professional experience and membership to professional associations) and certified copies of certificates.
They should also provide names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of three referees.
Comply with the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution.
Ten (10) copies of the application and referees’ confidential reports on the applicants’ suitability for the posts should be sent via registered mail or courier or
delivery by hand in an envelope marked with the Reference number on the top left-hand side of the envelope to the under-signed to be received on or before 19th October, 2022.
Successful candidate will be required to submit valid clearances from the following bodies upon receipt of an offer of appointment:Kenya Revenue Authority;
Higher Education Loans Board;
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct); and
Registered Credit Reference Bureau.
The Chairman,
Laikipia University Council,
P.O. Box 1100-20300,
Nyahururu, Kenya

About Laikipia University

The University has a unique history that has evolved through different educational phases. It was started in April 1929 by a British Colonial farmer cum educationist by the name William Thomas Alfred Levet. The Institution was by then a whites’ only primary school with a large farm, which was sold to Guy Bullen in February 1959. Mr. Bullen sold it to Ministry of Agriculture in 1965. Between 1965 and 1970, the Institution served as a Large-scale Farmers training (LSFTC) college. Vision A University for valued transformation of society Mission To serve the students and society through research, education, scholarship, training, outreach and consultancy Core Values Quality Integrity Respect