Vacancies in KCA University, Nairobi 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Vacancies in KCA University, Nairobi 2019
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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.

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Drafting, review of contracts, MoUs,
leases and other University Agreements.

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General legal research on topical
issues
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Preparation of legal opinions and
legal reports for management as may be required.
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Preparation of draft policy papers
and instruments which have legal implications for consideration by relevant
authorities.
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Preparation of Quarterly Legal Brief
on relevant topics for Legal Newsletter.
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Gathering and compiling evidence for
effective defence of the University.
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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.
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Maintain an efficient record
management system for the department.
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Timely preparation of internal
correspondence as provided in Legal Department Charter.
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Provide administrative support for
the International/ Global Linkages docket.
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Bachelor’s Degree in Law
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Advocate of at least 1-year post
admission experience
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Computer Literate
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High level of integrity and
professionalism
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Knowledge of applicable laws, rules
and regulations.
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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.
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Excellent written and verbal
communication.
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High attention to detail.
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Strong negotiation skills.
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Ability to prepare complex legal
documents.
Examinations Officer (School of
Professional Programmes)
The job holder will be responsible
for the implementation University examination policies and integrity of the
examinations as stipulated in the policy.
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Coordinate the exam production
process and ensure safety of produced exams;
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In charge of printing and issuance of
computer packages certificates and transcripts;
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Create and manage repository of
student progress reports for externally examined programs
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Prepare and submit continuous
evaluations reports to external examiners (CAMS & KNEC)
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Maintain a reliable record on
inventory and production of academic certificates and transcripts;
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Compile accurate counters for
examinations as provided by the admissions records i.e. nominal roll, class
attendance lists;
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Facilitate faculty board moderation
process by providing relevant reports and materials;
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Analyze examinations results upon
release by external examiners
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Propose and implement enhancements
for students’ and lecturers’ on-line examinations portals;
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Coordinate safe disposal of waste
paper generated from examinations office.
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Provide secretariat service to Deans
and Graduation Committee meetings on examination matters and represent
Department of Examinations in moderations done at faculty board meetings

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Bachelor’s Degree.
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2 years’ experience in examination
Management.
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Computer Literate
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Good organisational and planning skills
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Good interpersonal and communication
skills.
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Ability to prioritise workload and
meet deadlines.
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An understanding of ERP.
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Excellent written and verbal
communication.
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High attention to detail.
KCA University is a dynamic private business university committed to
quality service and ethical practices.
To facilitate quality learning
through teaching, administration and academic advisory work and ensure an
outstanding student learning experience.
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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.
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Participate in the development,
administration and marking of exams, assignments and continuous assessments
tests.
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Assist in the development of learning
materials, preparing schemes of work and maintaining records to monitor student
progress, Achievement and attendance.
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Provide advice, guidance and feedback
to students to support their academic progress and referring student to support
services as appropriate.
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Contribute to the development,
planning and implementation of high-quality curriculum.
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Participate in supervision and
assisting of undergraduate and post graduate students in their research work.
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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)
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Participate in writing of research
proposals and applying of research grants.
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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.
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Provide pastoral care to students through
academic advising and counseling.
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Contribute to departmental, faculty
and/or University wide working groups or committee as, when requested to do so;
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Undertake continuous professional
development and participate in staff development and training activities to
update and enhance skills;
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Maintain proper records of students’
examination, assignments and continuous assessments tests and ensure they are
keyed in examination records management system in time;
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Attend departmental, Faculty and
University –wide meetings with other staff members;
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Master of Science in Actuarial
Science
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Pursuing PhD in relevant business
field (added advantage)
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At least completed CT stage of
Institute & Faculty of Actuaries professional exams or equivalent
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Strong verbal and written
communication skills
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Excellent presentation skills
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Excellent research skills
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Critical thinking skills
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Good listener
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Time management skills and attention
to detail
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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