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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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