Monday, July 29, 2013

KCA University Deputy Registrar (Examinations) Job in Kenya

KCA University is a dynamic private business university committed to quality service and ethical practices. 

KCA University seeks to recruit a highly motivated, innovative and committed candidate to fill the following position;
Deputy Registrar ‐ Examinations
Job Objective
The Deputy Registrar reports to the University Registrar and will be responsible for ensuring the effective management of examination processes, records and resources.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In consultation with the Deans prepare the examination timetable and implement procedures for setting examinations, collecting, and formalizing the results with the academic departments and examination boards;
  • Coordination of University award congregations inclusive of annual prize giving and Graduation ceremonies ;
  • Ensure timely completion of examination process and timely and accurate declaration of results
  • To regularly review the quality and effectiveness of the examinations process to ensure it continues to meet customer requirements
  • Continuously improve the examination processes and regularly brief back to the Registrar.
  • Maintain the examinations database of candidates to ensure continuous assessment and examinations records are up to date and prepare reports and statistics on examinations and CATs performance;
  • Ensure implementation of all examinations rules, procedures and policies and Supervise examination officers to maintain service and operational standards in the examinations office;
  • Prepare and monitor the annual budget for examination related functions and resources;
  • In liaison with the Deans enforce deadlines for submission of marked exams and marking schemes;
  • Assist in the formulation of faculty examination policy in liaison with the Dean & University Registrar; and
  • Undertake such other tasks as may be reasonably expected within the scope and grade of the post at the request of University Management to ensure University objectives are met
Qualifications and Experience
The candidate should possess the following qualifications and experience
  • At least a Master’s Degree
  • Professional qualification will be an added advantage
  • 5 years relevant experience with at least 3 years’ experience at Supervisory level
  • Experience in managing a team
Other Skills and Competences
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills
  • Exceptional planning, organization and execution skills
  • Computer literate with excellent data management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Good judgment and quick decision making skills
  • Ability to keep odd hours and work under stress
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 so as to be received not later than 9th August, 2013.
KCAU staff are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.
The Director, Human Resources,
KCA University,
P.O Box 56808‐00200,