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Deputy Vice Chancellor – Academic Affairs

Key Responsibilities:

As per the University’s Charter and Statutes, the duties and responsibilities of the DVC-AA shall be:

  • Provide leadership in the Academic Division of the University to ensure the provision of quality teaching, research, innovation, and community engagement in line with the University’s Vision and Mission.
  • Be responsible for the development, review, and revision of academic curricula for purposes of relevance, quality assurance, and accreditation.
  • Oversee and coordinate the implementation of academic policies and regulations as laid down by the University Council, the Senate, and the Management Board.
  • Oversee the work of the Registrar, Academic Affairs; Deans of Schools; Dean of Students, and the Directors (Research, Institutes/Campus, and Quality Assurance) and provide overall supervision concerning their activities and outputs.
  • Arrange and oversee, in consultation with the Vice-Chancellor, appropriate activities, both on the campus and elsewhere, for the academic and professional development of the faculty.
  • Ensure the availability of sufficient high-quality learning resources and library materials for reference by both Faculty and students.
  • Supervise the development and presentation of the budget for the Academic Division and approve the acquisition of learning resources in line with approved budgets.
  • Manage the graduation process successfully and oversee the graduate tracking process.
  • Give oversight to the development of intellectual property rights and trademark licensing for the University’s research, products, and services.
  • Participate in and oversee the selection, hiring, retention, performance evaluation, and other personnel decisions associated with faculty and staff.
  • Serve as the Secretary to the Academic Committee of Council and Secretary to the Senate, and provide able leadership as Chairperson of the relevant Senate Committees.
  • Participate in various governance organs such as the University Council and the Management Board.
  • Take responsibility for all aspects of academic quality assurance and community programmes of the University, and its campuses.
  • Support the Vice Chancellor in the administration and management of the University on a day-to-day basis.
  • Represent PAC University in various forums and maintain partnerships with other necessary organizations as advised by the Vice-Chancellor. 
  • Carry out such other duties and responsibilities as may be delegated by the Vice Chancellor in a quest to drive the Vision and Mission of the University.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Have an earned PhD degree or equivalent from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Must be of the rank of Senior lecturer and above;
  • Have at least five years of hands-on experience at a senior level in a University or equivalent institution with demonstrable leadership and management capacity;
  • Have experience and thorough knowledge of Academic Affairs management and administration at a university;
  • Have demonstrable experience in the development and implementation of University academic policies and guidelines.
  • Be an accomplished scholar with a proven track record in research and publications in peer-reviewed journals, monographs, and books;
  • Have experience in designing and managing academic programs, supervising and mentoring PhD and Master’s students;
  • Have sufficient experience in networking, fundraising, and resource mobilization;
  • Have demonstrable experience in transformative and strategic leadership;
  • Have demonstrable growth in the entity s/he is now leading;
  • Demonstrable evidence of having been a great team player at the senior management level, preferably within a university setup;
  • Understand and adhere to the PAC University Statement of Faith.

Core Competencies:
The following core competencies and skills will be required for this position:

  • Ability to integrate Christian faith and principles into leadership;
  • Being a visionary and results-oriented thinker;
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills;
  • Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines;
  • Firm, fair, and transparent management style.

Appointment Details:
The DVC-AA shall hold office for a term of five years, with the possibility of one-time renewal for another term of similar years subject to a positive appraisal by the University Council.

Senior Lecturer – Theology


  • The Department of Biblical and Theological Studies is seeking to fill the position of Senior Lecturer to strengthen academic leadership and innovation in the Department.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Applicants MUST possess an earned PhD degree from a recognized university in Biblical Studies, preferably in the Old Testament.

In addition, applicants must possess the following requirements:

  • Have at least three (3) years of teaching experience as a Lecturer at the university level in the relevant area or six (6) years of research or industry experience;
  • Have substantial experience in developing Academic programmes;
  • Have successfully supervised at least three (3) postgraduate students to completion since being appointed a lecturer;
  • A minimum of thirty-two (32) publication points as a lecturer, of which at least twenty-four (24) should be from refereed scholarly journals;
  • Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good-quality teaching;
  • Evidence of the ability to attract research funding is an added advantage;
  • Active involvement in Community service and outreach activities;
  • Registered with a relevant professional body.

Lecturer – Leadership

Minimum Requirements:
An applicant MUST possess an earned PhD degree from a recognized university in Leadership. In addition, applicants must possess the following:

  • Should have evidence of administration experience;
  • Must have at least three (3) years of teaching experience at the university level;
  • Experience in online teaching;
  • Must have published at least two articles in refereed journals, one university-level textbook, or two (2) book chapters;
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach and supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students, undertake further research in his or her area of specialization, and also participate in University, Faculty, and Departmental activities.

Assistant Human Resources Manager

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Reporting to the Registrar-Administration, the Assistant Human Resource Manager will plan, direct, and coordinate the human resource management functions of the University to maximize the strategic use of human capital.
Minimum Requirements:

  • A minimum Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration (Human Resource Option), or any other relevant qualification from a registered and recognized institution;
  • Should be a holder of a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Human Resource Management or Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP – K);
  • At least five (5) years of working experience as a Human Resource Manager or Equivalent in a large organization;
  • A practising member of IHRM in good standing with a current practising certificate;
  • Experience in the deployment and management of HR Information Management Systems;
  • Well-versed with relevant legislation;
  • Knowledge of professional standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop proposals and provide technical guidance on Human Resource policies and strategies for the University within the framework of the Industrial and Labor Laws of Kenya as well as international Human Resource Management principles;
  • Ensure planning for all human resources required at the University in collaboration and coordination with other heads of departments;
  • Coordinate all the Human Resource functions within the established policies and procedures;
  • Regularly review the staff establishment, submit recommendations on gaps identified, and make necessary adjustments to attract and retain competent staff;
  • Perform annual Human Resource audits and provide feedback on the progress and achievement of the human resource management programs, procedures, processes, and services to the University Management Board;
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of a comprehensive framework for effective succession planning management at the University;
  • Spearhead the performance management and training function in the University for Staff Career Development;
  • Develop human resource work plans, budgets, and departmental procurement plans;
  • Oversee the evaluation, classification, and rating of occupations and job positions at the University for proper placement and compensation;
  • Liaise with government agencies such as the Public Service Commission, Salaries and Remuneration Commission, and Trade Unions to ensure human resource management and relations compliance by the University;
  • Managing staff disciplinary processes and grievances;
  • Providing support in manpower planning, job analysis, and job description;
  • Maintaining staff establishments, employee records, and Human Resource Information Systems.

Assistant Registrar-Administration

Reporting to the Registrar-Administration, the Assistant Registrar will plan, direct, and coordinate administrative duties and the University’s day-to-day operations.
Minimum Requirements:

  • A minimum Master’s Degree in Business Administration or any other relevant qualification from a registered and recognized institution;
  • At least five (5) years of working experience as an Administrator in a university setting or equivalent in a large organization;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English;
  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and time management skills;
  • Excellent writing skills, including minutes and reports;
  • Meticulous attention to detail;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Entrepreneurial Skills;
  • Excellent typing skills as well as computer literacy skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Being a self-starter with the ability to take initiative;
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups of people.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing administrative support to the office of the Registrar-Administration;
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the university;
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures that align with the university’s mission, vision, and goals;
  • Supervise and evaluate staff to ensure efficient and effective performance,
  • Promote the university’s programs and events to increase enrollment and public awareness;
  • Resolve conflicts and mediate disputes among students, faculty, and staff;
  • Keeping the inventory for furniture and equipment;
  • Responsible for the overall tidiness of the University and relevant workspaces;
  • Providing support with event coordination and logistical arrangements;
  • Identifying and reporting maintenance issues;
  • Manage the Business Units of the University.


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  • Each application shall be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, three letters of reference, and other relevant supporting documents.
  • Applicants should email their applications to The Vice Chancellor, Pan Africa Christian University,, with the position applied for as the subject of the email.
  • The applications MUST be received on or before July 14, 2023.
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