The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology is responsible for national policies and programmes that help Kenyans access quality and affordable, school education, post-school, higher education and academic research.

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology derives its mandate from the Constitution of Kenya, Chapter Four Articles 43, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, and 59 have provisions on children’s right to free and compulsory basic education, including quality services, and to access education institutions and facilities for persons with disabilities that are integrated into society, to the extent compatible with the interests of the person.

Job Description/Requirements


Interested candidates for the position of member of university council must hold a minimum of an earned master’s degree (Executive Masters are not accepted) from a recognized university. The candidate for the position of the member of university council should have experience in leadership and management and satisfy Chapter six of the Constitution.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce during the interview the following documents:

  1. Certificate of good conduct;
  2. EACC clearance;
  3. HELB clearance;
  4. KRA compliance certificate ;
  5. Clearance from a reputable credit referencing bureau; and
  6. National Identity Card.

The Ministry shall place successful applicants to serve in any university within the Republic of Kenya taking into account diversity in skills, regional and gender balance.
Applicants should NOT be public officers or employees of any university faculty (both private and public).

Method of Application

Application should be emailed to

Telephone: +254-020318581

Closing Date : 14th December, 2020