Mount Kenya University Distance Learning

By | June 20, 2019

Mount Kenya University Distance Learning, the Principal, Open, Distance & electronic learning shall report to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic and Research Affairs and will be responsible and accountable with strategic planning, development, and delivery oversight of e-Learning initiatives at the University.
Principal Responsibilities are:

  1. Overseeing the work of the staff assigned to e-Learning; planning and managing the departmental budgets; developing and implementing strategies in support of eLearning.
  2. Monitoring Open, distance and electronic learning programmes.
  3. Liaising with various schools to schedule online courses and video conference courses.
  4. Evaluating new tools (internal and external) as they relate to best pedagogical practices and implications for faculty development.
  5. Overseeing and Co-coordinating new web-based courses for instructional delivery.
  6. Exploring and implementing innovative products to support e-learning-centered University.
  7. Performing other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications.

  1. 5+ years of experience in managing an online learning department.
  2. Knowledge of traditional and online (web-based) instructional delivery
  3. Understanding of the functionality of Learning Management Systems Knowledge of alternative electronic delivery methods with attention to curriculum alignment and quality assessment
  4. Problem-solving abilities
  5. Adaptable to innovation and new methodologies; Creativity
  6. Excellent communication skills
  7. Supervisory and leadership skills