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  • Posted: Dec 2, 2023
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    Kenya Red Cross is one of the many International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement societies around the world. The Kenya organisation was established in 1965, The Kenya Red Cross supports and runs a number of projects whilst raising awareness to the Kenyan public about the current issues or problems which may affect them.
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    Student's Affairs Officer


    • Reporting to the Head of Academic Affairs, the Student Affairs Officer is responsible for carrying out the school’s non-academic and behavioral programs and serving as a liaison between the college administration and student organizations, such as student council.
    •  As a professional educator he/she understands and responds to the challenges presented by today’s diverse student population.
    •  He|she will provide proactive leadership to engage all stakeholders in the delivery of programs and services to support the students’ academic achievement, personal and social development.
    • He/She will work cooperatively with the principal, faculty, staff, students and parents towards a positive school climate.

     Scope of the role:

    • Student non-academic performance
    • Counselling
    • Planning & executing extra-curricular activities
    • Student safety and health

    Your key Responsibilities:

    • Maintain standards of student behavior designed to command respect and minimize college and classroom interruptions.
    • Responsible for individual counselling of students in various aspects and group counseling on selection of social activities and use of leisure time to mold behavior and guiding them to access sources of specialist advice and support as appropriate.
    • Responsible for students' welfare, from entry|admission to exit|graduation.
    • Responsible for development, scheduling and administration of student’s engagement, co-curricular and entertainment programs to prevent overlapping.
    • Take part in student orientation programs with other members of staff.
    • Responsible for career development plans through career talks by employers and professionals.
    • Responsible for mentoring programs through talk, career counsel and placement for students ready for employment.
    • Responsible for management of the alumni programs for the college.
    • Responsible for students PAE in consultation with lecturers, encouraging academic success and monitoring students who are struggling in class,
    • Make references and recommendations for employment of students who have successfully completed their courses,
    • Coordinate preparation and publishing of student affairs calendar.
    • Coordinate and handle discipline-related processes and procedures on students.


    Minimum requirements on Education and Experience:

    • An undergraduate degree in Psychology & Counselling or equivalent with at least 5 years teaching experience at an institution of higher learning, 2 of which must be at a leadership role and managing students at an institution of higher learning.
    • Membership of a professional Body
    • Demonstrate continuing professional development
    • Sound knowledge and understanding of best practice locally and internationally in regards to teaching, learning, assessment and quality improvement
    • Successful and motivational leadership, with an inclusive leadership style, and with experience of leading change
    • A deep understanding of commitment to and involvement in hospitality Industry
    • Successful record of developing and sustaining partnerships and networks with external organizations and other bodies locally and internationally
    • Thorough understanding and experience of quality improvement processes in learning institutions
    • Extensive knowledge and experience of education and issues and challenges facing the sector

    Key Skills and Personal Attributes

    • Demonstrated experience in successfully developing and delivering strategic plans to ensure future institutions success
    • Demonstrated people leadership and management skills
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and partnership skills for working in a complex multi stakeholder environment
    • Ability and experience of developing and leading significant institutional change
    • Commercial ability and success in generating institutional growth
    • Excellent judgement with the ability to balance risks and opportunities
    • Ability to resolve conflicts
    • An absolute commitment to upholding the college values in particular, commitment:
      • to prioritize the needs of students
      • to act with integrity, authenticity and respect at all times
      • to secure continuous improvement and excellence
      • to focus on coaching and developing others to reach their full potential
      • demonstrated commitment to continuous personal development to improve achievement by focusing on the quality of instruction. 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Red Cross Society on to apply

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