Vacancies in KCA University, Nairobi

Legal Assistant


KCA University  is a dynamic private business university committed to quality service and ethical practices.
The job holder will assist the Legal Counsel to discharge the mandate of the legal department.
Responsibilities
·          Drafting, review of contracts, MoUs, leases and other University Agreements.

·          General legal research on topical issues
·          Preparation of legal opinions and legal reports for management as may be required.
·          Preparation of draft policy papers and instruments which have legal implications for consideration by relevant authorities.
·          Preparation of Quarterly Legal Brief on relevant topics for Legal Newsletter.
·          Gathering and compiling evidence for effective defence of the University.
·          Support the relevant University Offices in ensuring compliance with guidelines from the Commission for University Education (CUE), Universities Act, 2012 and other statutes and regulations.
·          Maintain an efficient record management system for the department.
·          Timely preparation of internal correspondence as provided in Legal Department Charter.
·          Provide administrative support for the International/ Global Linkages docket.
Qualifications
·          Bachelor’s Degree in Law
·          Advocate of at least 1-year post admission experience
·          Computer Literate
·          High level of integrity and professionalism
·          Knowledge of applicable laws, rules and regulations.
·          Ability to apply legal expertise to analyse a diverse range of legal issues in the higher education sector and in developing innovative and creative solutions.
·          Excellent written and verbal communication.
·          High attention to detail.
·          Strong negotiation skills.
·          Ability to prepare complex legal documents.

Examinations Officer (School of Professional Programmes)
Job Objective: 
The job holder will be responsible for the implementation University examination policies and integrity of the examinations as stipulated in the policy.
Responsibilities
·          Coordinate the exam production process and ensure safety of produced exams;
·          In charge of printing and issuance of computer packages certificates and transcripts;
·          Create and manage repository of student progress reports for externally examined programs
·          Prepare and submit continuous evaluations reports to external examiners (CAMS & KNEC)
·          Maintain a reliable record on inventory and production of academic certificates and transcripts;
·          Compile accurate counters for examinations as provided by the admissions records i.e. nominal roll, class attendance lists;
·          Facilitate faculty board moderation process by providing relevant reports and materials;
·          Analyze examinations results upon release by external examiners
·          Propose and implement enhancements for students’ and lecturers’ on-line examinations portals;
·          Coordinate safe disposal of waste paper generated from examinations office.
·          Provide secretariat service to Deans and Graduation Committee meetings on examination matters and represent Department of Examinations in moderations done at faculty board meetings
Qualifications

·          Bachelor’s Degree.
·          2 years’ experience in examination Management.
·          Computer Literate
·          Good organisational and planning skills
·          Good interpersonal and communication skills.
·          Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.
·          An understanding of ERP.
·          Excellent written and verbal communication.
·          High attention to detail.

Tutorial Fellow
KCA University  is a dynamic private business university committed to quality service and ethical practices.
Job Objective:  
To facilitate quality learning through teaching, administration and academic advisory work and ensure an outstanding student learning experience.
Responsibilities:
·          Teach and facilitate learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels through lecturers, seminars, workshops, tutorials and other learning situations as assigned by the HOD from time to time.
·          Participate in the development, administration and marking of exams, assignments and continuous assessments tests.
·          Assist in the development of learning materials, preparing schemes of work and maintaining records to monitor student progress, Achievement and attendance.
·          Provide advice, guidance and feedback to students to support their academic progress and referring student to support services as appropriate.
·          Contribute to the development, planning and implementation of high-quality curriculum.
·          Participate in supervision and assisting of undergraduate and post graduate students in their research work.
·          Carry out research and produce publications, as well as other research outputs, in line with personal objectives agreed in the Faculty Annual Assessment Review (FAAR)
·          Participate in writing of research proposals and applying of research grants.
·          Contribute and participate in the development in the departmental and faculty seminars aimed at sharing research outcomes and building interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the department.
·          Provide pastoral care to students through academic advising and counseling.
·          Contribute to departmental, faculty and/or University wide working groups or committee as, when requested to do so;
·          Undertake continuous professional development and participate in staff development and training activities to update and enhance skills;
·          Maintain proper records of students’ examination, assignments and continuous assessments tests and ensure they are keyed in examination records management system in time;
·          Attend departmental, Faculty and University –wide meetings with other staff members;
Qualifications
·          Master of Science in Actuarial Science
·          Pursuing PhD in relevant business field (added advantage)
·          At least completed CT stage of Institute & Faculty of Actuaries professional exams or equivalent
·          Strong verbal and written communication skills
·          Excellent presentation skills
·          Excellent research skills
·          Critical thinking skills
·          Good listener
·          Time management skills and attention to detail
How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter indicating current and desired salary, a detailed CV and three references via email to  hrjobs@kca.ac.ke  by 10th November 2019
KCAU staff are encouraged to apply
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Director, Human Resources,
KCA University,
P.0. Box 56808-00200,
Nairobi, Kenya
Website:  www.kca.ac.ke
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