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Riara University is the latest innovation in Higher Education in Kenya and we employ a diversity of talent to support our world-renowned reputation and facilities for teaching and research.

Due to phenomenal growth and increase in our course offering, we wish to announce the following vacancies to be filled immediately:

School of Computing Sciences

  • Head of Department/Programme Leader 
  • Full Time/ Part Time Lecturers
Marketing Department
  • Public Relations and Communications Officer
General Description: Academic Positions
We seek applicants who have keen pedagogical insight and broad developmental knowledge in the named departments. 

In addition, the selected candidate should exhibit a high regard for scholarly productivity, rigorous research skills, and a strong passion for teaching.

The chosen candidate will be instrumental in helping to shape a robust program of studies and scholarship in collaboration with policy makers, advocates, and stakeholder agencies.

Key responsibilities include:-teaching professional core courses, curriculum development, and assessment; seeking externally funded research projects and grants; supervising undergraduate internships and community service programmes.

Academic / Professional Qualifications

Candidates should possess:
  • An earned PhD in Computer Science for The Programme Leader,
  • At Least a Masters Degree in Computer Science for the Lecturers.
  • At least three years of full-time teaching at university level.
  • Strengths in curriculum knowledge and instructional best practices are also preferred.
  • Experience in advising master’s degree candidates for Programme Leader
General Description: PR and Communications Officer
The incumbent will be responsible for providing leadership in the formulation and implementation of Public Relations (PR) and Communications strategies that would enhance the brand and increase student enrollment. 

The incumbent will also be responsible for looking after the University's social media footprint.

Academic/ Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in Marketing, Communication or Public Relations with 5 years relevant experience
  • An advanced degree in the relevant field would be an added advantage
  • Proven interest in digital media and a notable social media footprint
  • Flexible, creative and able to work effectively in a diverse and dynamic environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a demanding environment and meet deadlines
  • Membership of a relevant professional body
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their applications with updated CVs, names and telephone contacts of three professional referees with copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials to 

Applications should be received by close of day Friday 5th September, 2014.  

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