The Higher Education Authority (HEA) is a statutory body established by the Higher Education Act No. 4 of 2013, in order to regulate and monitor standards in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) by ensuring quality services and contributing to the enhancement of human capital and accelerated national development. HEA began its operations in 2015.
The functions of HEA are exhausted in the Higher Education Act’s Part Il
Section 6, and include:
(a) Regulate HEIS and coordinate the development of higher education in order to promote quality higher education;
(b) Facilitate collaboration of the Authority with organisations of similar functions in order to enhance capacity and share best practices; and,
(c) Recommend policy interventions and remedial measures in the higher education sector to the responsible Ministry in order to provide information to facilitate informed decision making.
In addition to the aforementioned functions, Statutory Instrument No. 25 of 2016 was issued to provide for the Accreditation of Learning Programmes. HEA wishes to recruit a Senior Information Technology Officer with the following responsibilities:
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send their applications in sealed envelopes together with certified copies of their educational and professional certificates and curriculum vitae with at least three (3) referees to the undersigned:
Director General Higher Education Authority,
Mukuba Pension House Dedan Kimathi Road,
Kamwala, PO Box 50795,
+260 21 1 227 084 / +260 950 470 444
Emailed applications will not be accepted.
HEA is an equal opportunity employer.