The Registrar is the head of administration of the University and acts as secretary to Council. Council appointed Mrs. Mary Wasiri to be the Acting Registrar at its ordinary sitting on 26th August, 2021 until the 31st of December, 2021.
The Acting Registrar just like the Acting Vice Chancellor will serve in acting capacity while waiting for advertising and filling of substantive positions of the UNIMA Executive Management which includes Vice Chancellor, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Director of Finance and Investments, Director of Students Affairs, Librarian, Executive Deans and Heads of Department.
The Registrar’s office provides leadership in the delivery of all day to-day administrative services in facilitating the core business of the University. The office is the hub of all operational services in regard to the academic, administration, communication and marketing, human resource management and student welfare services.
The Registrar’s office also coordinates, monitors and evaluates the implementation of policies, strategies, procedures and regulations for academic and general administration.
The office is secretariat of statutory and ad hoc committees and coordinates the work in various sectors of the University including the cafeteria, the maintenance section, the clinic, the security section, the transport office, halls of residence, and central registry.
The office of the registrar has four immediate subsections. These include
- the office responsible for academic affairs
- the office responsible for communication and marketing
- the office responsible for human resource management and development
- the office responsible for administrative issues, and
- the office responsible for sports and student welfare.
The academic affairs office is responsible for matters dealing with student tuition. It acts as the main registry or storage of records related to academic affairs. It oversees student examination and assessment, and acts as the custodial office for examination question papers and scripts. It also handles external examination logistics.
Communication and Marketing
The Communication and Marketing office is a comprehensive, multi-functional communication section comprising Internationalisation, Alumni Relations, Marketing, Communication and broadcast media (Chanco Radio & TV).
The Office is composed of communication professionals dedicated to promoting, elevating and broadening the understanding of the University and its mission, vision, strategic objectives and values. The Office defines and guides the University’s overall communication strategy and provides expertise to serve the diverse communication needs of the University community. The Office is responsible for assuring that the University’s reputation is honestly and proactively protected; its heritage and values are preserved; and its mission as well as vision is strategically promoted to an increasingly broad audience.
Human Resource and Management
The human resource and management office houses records to do with staff employment.
The administration office oversees the daily running of a number of crucial sectors of the University, including transportation and facilities. It is therefore the office responsible for security and maintenance of the University’s infrastructure.
The student welfare office keeps records of students, and implements student welfare services in liaison with the Director of Students. This is also the office responsible for providing administrative services for postgraduate students.