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KCA University is a dynamic private business University committed to quality service, student success and academic excellence.

The University seeks to recruit a competent, qualified and suitable candidate to fill the following position;
Internal Auditor
Job Purpose: Responsible for Information Systems Audit and Internal Controls.
Primary Responsibilities

·         Conduct regular internal control assessments of the University’s Information Systems and ICT Infrastructure;
·         Contribute to the development of the annual risk based audit plan and execute audit assignments as per the approved audit work plan;
·         Perform audits of information systems controls including data integrity, backup and disaster recovery, data centre procedures, data communication and access controls, database administration and end user control;
·         Conduct applications systems audits i.e. Microsoft Dynamics Navision and other business systems to determine the completeness and accuracy of transactions that have already been processed and the internal controls therein;
·         Conduct follow up of reviews to ensure implementation of recommendations by the University Council, Audit Risk and Compliance Committee, and External Auditors;
·         Assist in IT and other fraud investigations;
·         Undertake consulting, investigations, governance and risk management assignments as necessary;
·         Preparation of audit reports for effective communication and recommendations to management;
·         Ensure quality assurance to all audit work assigned including working papers as per the standards as well as support the audit findings, recommendations and conclusions;
·         Carry out other responsibilities as may be required by the Head of Internal Audit, Audit Committee or Management.
Qualifications and Experience
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Commerce, Business Information Technology or related area from a recognized university;
·         Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA);
·         Certified Public Accountant Part 2;
·         Proficiency in the use of Computer Aided Audit Techniques;
·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite Application (e.g. MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, Outlook);
·         Proficiency in Auditing Principles and Techniques;
·         Knowledge in Risk Management Principles and Techniques;
·         At least four (4) years working experience of which at least 2 years should be in performing Information Systems Audits.
Personal Attributes
·         Analytical skills
·         Excellent report writing skills
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·         Sound leadership and management skills
·         Self-driven and able to work within tight deadlines.

Librarian – Kisumu Campus
Job Purpose: To select, organize and disseminate information for the purpose of learning, teaching and research at the Campus.
Primary Responsibilities:
·         Overseeing day to day running of the Campus Library activities including classification, circulation, shelving, issuing, lending and cataloguing books;
·         Recommend the acquisition, processing and circulation of library materials;
·         Plan and manage the library’s physical facilities, e-resources and human resources;
·         Ensure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements;
·         Prepare library budget and manage library resources accordingly;
·         Plan and deliver client centred programs
·         Liaise with University Librarian to implement current ICT resources in the library;
·         Develop and administer library user education and manuals;
·         Partner with other libraries & institutions to improve quality of services;
·         Guide and direct the library’s collection and development to adequately support faculty programs;
·         Implement library policies and procedures and promote security of library materials and equipment;
·         Provide regular inventory reports and advise Campus management on the library’s status;
·         Promote the professional development of library staff;
·         Deliver client-centred programs & customer care services;
·         Disseminate information on the use of library facilities, resources & equipment;
·         Develop risk management framework for the department;
·         Prepare and submit departmental reports as required.
Qualifications and Experience
·         A Bachelor’s Degree (Information / Library Science);
·         Professional Membership of Kenya Library Association;
·         4 to 5 years relevant experience with a least 2 years’ experience at a supervisory level;
·         Knowledge in Integrated Library Information Management system.
Personal Attributes
·         Good people management skills;
·         Results oriented;
·         Ability to develop others through coaching;
·         Report writing skills;

KCA University is a dynamic private business university committed to quality service and ethical practices.
KCA University seeks to recruit highly motivated and committed candidates to fill the positions below:
1. Tutorial Fellows – Faculty of Education and Arts
2. Tutorial Fellow – Criminology (1 position)
3. Tutorial Fellow – Economics (1 position)
4. Tutorial Fellow – Film & Performing Arts (1 position)
5. Tutorial Fellow – Journalism & Digital Media (1 position)
Job Objective: To facilitate learning in the University through teaching, administration and academic advisory work and ensure an outstanding student learning experience.
Duties and 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 and Experience
·         Master’s Degree in the following fields
·         Criminology; Criminal Justice; Economics; Film; Performing / Creative Arts; Drama Studies; Journalism / Mass Media; Digital / Mass Communication
·         Pursuing PhD in relevant field or equivalent Doctoral degree qualification will be an added advantage.
·         Three (3) years teaching experience in a recognized university or similar relevant research/industry experience.
·         Be registered or registerable with a relevant professional body.
·         Proficiency in Curriculum Development and delivery.
·         Knowledge of CUE requirements and experience in academic or industry settings.
·         Publications in refereed journals in the relevant field will be an added advantage
·         Proficiency in Blended Learning methodologies of curriculum delivery will be an added advantage.
Other Skills and Competencies
·         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, a detailed CV, and three references via email to to be received not later than 6th September, 2019.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Director, Human Resources,
KCA University,
P.O Box 56808-00200,

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