• Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA , PhD/Fellowship
  • Experience5 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldEngineering / Technical 

The University Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer is responsible for the general admini-strative functions of the university, including Human Resource Management, health and wellness, planning, quality management and facilities and infrastructure management. The holder of this position reports to the Vice-Chancellor.

  • The candidate should have Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or Engineering and Technology and a Master’s degree in administration or its equivalent.
  • A PhD in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • The candidate should further have extensive professional experience in administration with at least five (5) years at the level of Registrar or equivalent position in a university.
  • In addition, he/she should have good analytical and communication skills and be computer literate.

The candidate should also:

  • Have demonstrated networking and negotiation skills.
  • Have ability to make challenging but rational decisions
  • Be a team player with demonstrated ability to lead a team of professionals
  • Be a good communicator with ability to lobby and influence people
  • Have demonstrated networking and negotiation skills
  • Be highly motivated and self-driven
  • Be fully compliant with the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution.


  • The appointment to these positions is tenable on contract for a period not exceeding five (5) years, or as maybe determined by the University Council with a possibility of renewal for a further term.


  • The remuneration shall be in line with the general wage structure in the Public University system in Kenya and shall be at Job Group XVI. In addition, there shall be attractive allowances and other benefits as approved by Council from time to time.

Method of Application

Applicants should submit both the hard copies (10) and the soft copies of their application letter accompanied by a similar number of copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, a curriculum vitae (detailing academic qualifications, work and professional experience, leadership, membership to professional associations, and community service, e-mail addresses and telephone contacts) and copies of national identity cards.
Compliance with the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution requires attaching clearance certificates

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Criminal Investigations Department
  • Clearance from a credit reference bureau

Applicants should, in addition, provide names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of at least three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and area of specialization.
Applications and referees’ confidential reports on the applicant’s suitability for the position should be sent to the undersigned on or before 4 th March 2022.The reference number of the application should be clearly quoted on the envelopes and in the applicant’s cover letters.
The Vice-Chancellor
The Technical University of Kenya
P. O. Box 52428 – 00200, NAIROBI
NOTE: The Technical University of Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.