VACANCIES AT KENYA COLLEGE OF ACCOUNTANCY (KCA)

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KCA University history dates back to 1989, with the establishment of the institution as Kenya College of Accountancy (KCA)by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) to improve the quality of accountancy and financial management training in the country.

VACANCIES AT KENYA COLLEGE OF ACCOUNTANCY (KCA)

KCA University history dates back to 1989, with the establishment of the institution as Kenya College of Accountancy (KCA)by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) to improve the quality of accountancy and financial management training in the country. The college was founded after a study conducted by Chart Foulks Lynch (CIPFA) services of the UK in 1987/88. The study revealed that the Kenyan economy required an additional four hundred qualified Accountants every year. The output of qualified accountants from the training institutions then was less than one hundred.

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Job Openings

  1. ICT Manager
  2. Lecturer – Criminology
  3. Lecturer Film Technology & Performance
  4. Lecturer Kiswahili
  5. Senior Lecturer, Actuarial Science

1. ICT Manager

The job holder will be responsible for implementation of the University’s ICT Strategy, development of information technology and Communication systems, and management of ICT Security.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Develop, document and revise system design procedures, test procedures and quality standards;
  2. Establish efficient and effective ICT systems in the University;
  3. Integrate ICT into University’s operations and institutionalize automated systems for performance management;
  4. Plan to minimize the risk of data loss, breach of privacy and confidentiality for the University;
  5. Coordinate, monitor and evaluate ICT programs activities and implement ICT projects within the organization;
  6. Undertake periodic review of the ICT system projects and procedures and recommend improvement;
  7. Participate in the development, review and update existing policy regulations on ICT management;
  8. Prepare and execute medium plan and annual budget for the ICT department;
  9. Plan, manage and control the activities of ICT User Support Administrators, Labs
  10. Administrators and the Service Desk;
  11. Manage the expectations and schedules for ICT resolution activities;
  12. Provide technical computing advice and solutions to user problems
  13. Maintain and active awareness and knowledge of new computing service developments;
  14. Carry out system audits on the utilization and viability of the University software;
  15. Train of ICT users on new systems within the University;

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Masters Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or related field
  2. BSc Technology, Electronics Engineering or Equivalent qualification
  3. Navision Certification, Database Certification.
  4. Have proficient skills in systems analysis, design and implementation;
  5. 6 to 8 years’ experience with at least 3 years’ experience at a management level.

OTHER SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  1. Knowledge of relevant professional standards.
  2. Understand the Regulations that apply to installations, repairs and maintenance of
  3. electricity systems and appliances in Kenya.

2. Lecturer – Criminology

JOB OBJECTIVE

To facilitate quality learning through teaching, administration and academic advisory work and ensure an outstanding student learning experience.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Teach and facilitate learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels through lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials and other learning situations as assigned by the COD from time to time.
  2. Participate in the development, administration and marking of exams, assignments and continuous assessments tests.
  3. Assist in the development of learning materials, preparing schemes of work and maintaining records to monitor student progress, Achievement and attendance.
  4. Provide advice, guidance and feedback to students to support their academic progress and referring student to support services as appropriate.
  5. Contribute to the development, planning and implementation of high-quality curriculum.
  6. Participate in supervision and assisting of undergraduate and post graduate students in their research work.
  7. 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)
  8. Participate in writing of research proposals and applying of research grants.
  9. 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.
  10. Develop and apply innovative and appropriate learning techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students;
  11. Contribute to departmental, faculty and/or University wide working groups or committee as, when requested to do so;
  12. Undertake continuous professional development and participate in staff development and training activities to update and enhance skills;
  13. Maintain proper records of students’ examination, assignments and continuous assessments tests and ensure they are keyed in examination records management system in time;
  14. Attend departmental, Faculty and University-wide meetings with other staff members;

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  1. PhD Degree in Criminology and security studies, Criminology, Criminal justice and security studies.
  2. Master of Arts/Science in criminology and security studies, Criminology, Criminal justice and security studies.
  3. At least 5 years’ teaching experience at University level
  4. Be registered with a relevant professional body.
  5. Should have published at least 2 peer reviewed articles in distinguished academic journals

OTHER SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  1. Strong verbal and written communication skills
  2. Excellent presentation skills
  3. Excellent research skills
  4. Critical thinking skills
  5. Time management skills and attention to detail

3. Lecturer Film Technology & Performance

JOB OBJECTIVE

To facilitate quality learning through teaching, administration and academic advisory work and ensure an outstanding student learning experience.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Teach and facilitate learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels through lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials and other learning situations as assigned by the COD from time to time.
  2. Participate in the development, administration and marking of exams, assignments and continuous assessments tests.
  3. Assist in the development of learning materials, preparing schemes of work and maintaining records to monitor student progress, Achievement and attendance.
  4. Provide advice, guidance and feedback to students to support their academic progress and referring student to support services as appropriate.
  5. Contribute to the development, planning and implementation of high-quality curriculum.
  6. Participate in supervision and assisting of undergraduate and post graduate students in their research work.
  7. 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)
  8. Participate in writing of research proposals and applying of research grants.
  9. 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.
  10. Develop and apply innovative and appropriate learning techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students;
  11. Contribute to departmental, faculty and/or University wide working groups or committee as, when requested to do so;
  12. Undertake continuous professional development and participate in staffng development and training activities to update and enhance skills;
  13. Maintain proper records of students’ examination, assignments and continuous assessments tests and ensure they are keyed in examination records management system in time;
  14. Attend departmental, Faculty and University-wide meetings with other staff members;

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  1. PhD Degree in Film Technology, Cinema Studies, Drama Studies, Performing Arts,
  2. Creative Arts or Theatre Arts
  3. At least 5 years’ teaching experience at University level with proof of practical approaches to facilitate learning.
  4. Be registered with a relevant professional body.
  5. Should have published at least 2 peer reviewed articles in distinguished academic journals
  6. Credits in current or previous television shows, theatre productions and films will be an added advantage.

OTHER SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  1. Strong verbal and written communication skills
  2. Excellent presentation skills
  3. Excellent research skills
  4. Critical thinking skills
  5. Time management skills and attention to detail

4. Lecturer Kiswahili

JOB OBJECTIVE

To facilitate quality learning through teaching, administration and academic advisory work and ensure an outstanding student learning experience.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Teach and facilitate learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels through lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials and other learning situations as assigned by the COD from time to time.
  2. Participate in the development, administration and marking of exams, assignments and continuous assessments tests.
  3. Assist in the development of learning materials, preparing schemes of work and maintaining records to monitor student progress, Achievement and attendance.
  4. Provide advice, guidance and feedback to students to support their academic progress and referring student to support services as appropriate.
  5. Contribute to the development, planning and implementation of high-quality curriculum.
  6. Participate in supervision and assisting of undergraduate and post graduate students in their research work.
  7. 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)
  8. Participate in writing of research proposals and applying of research grants.
  9. Contribute and participate in the development in the departmental and facultyn seminars aimed at sharing research outcomes and building interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the department;
  10. Develop and apply innovative and appropriate learning techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students;
  11. Contribute to departmental, faculty and/or University wide working groups or committees as and when requested to do so;
  12. Undertake continuous professional development and participate in staff development and training activities to update and enhance skills;
  13. Maintain proper records of students’ examination, assignments and continuous assessments tests and ensure they are keyed in examination records management system in time;
  14. Attend departmental, Faculty and University-wide meetings with other staff members;

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  1. PhD Degree in Kiswahili.
  2. Master of Arts in Kiswahili.
  3. At least 5 years’ teaching experience at University level
  4. Be registered with a relevant professional body.
  5. Should have published at least 2 peer reviewed articles in distinguished academic journals

OTHER SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  1. Strong verbal and written communication skills
  2. Excellent presentation skills
  3. Excellent research skills
  4. Critical thinking skills
  5. Time management skills and attention to detail

5. Senior Lecturer, Actuarial Science

JOB OBJECTIVE

To facilitate quality learning through teaching, administration and academic advisory work and ensure an outstanding student learning experience.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Teach and facilitate learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels through lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials and other learning situations as assigned by the COD from time to time.
  2. Participate in the development, administration and marking of exams, assignments and continuous assessments tests.
  3. Assist in the development of learning materials, preparing schemes of work and maintaining records to monitor student progress, achievement and attendance.
  4. Provide advice, guidance and feedback to students to support their academic progress and referring student to support services as appropriate.
  5. Contribute to the development, planning and implementation of high-quality curriculum.
  6. Participate in supervision and assisting of undergraduate and post graduate students in their research work.
  7. 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)
  8. Participate in writing of research proposals and applying of research grants.
  9. Contribute and participate in departmental and faculty seminars aimed at sharing research outcomes and building interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the department.
  10. Provide pastoral care to students through academic advising and counselling.
  11. Contribute to departmental, faculty and/or University wide working groups or committee as and when requested to do so.
  12. Undertake continuous professional development and participate in staff development and training activities to update and enhance skills.
  13. Maintain proper records of students’ examination, assignments and continuous assessments tests and ensure they are keyed in examination records management system in time.
  14. Attend departmental, Faculty and University–wide meetings with other staff members.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  1. PhD Degree in Actuarial Science
  2. At least 5 years’ teaching experience at University level
  3. Should have published at least 5 peer reviewed articles in distinguished academic journals
  4. Has mentored at least 5 Masters students
  5. Experience in curriculum development and reviews
  6. Has attained the Academic Rank of a Senior Lecturer

OTHER SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  1. Strong verbal and written communication skills
  2. Excellent presentation skills
  3. Excellent research skills
  4. Critical thinking skills
  5. 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 23rd August 2021. KCAU staff are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Director, Human Resources,
KCA University,
P.O. Box 56808-00200,
Nairobi, Kenya

Website: http://www.kca.ac.ke 

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