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  • Posted: Jan 9, 2023
    Deadline: Jan 20, 2023
  • Umma University is an established university in Kenya accredited by the Commission for University Education. The University has two campuses; Thika and Kajiado. Umma University offers courses in Computer Science, Nursing (Direct Entry and Upgrading), Business Management, Information and Communication Technology, Islamic Sharia, Islamic Banking & Finance ...
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    University Imam


    • A minimum of Masters in Islamic Studies
    • At least three years of professional ministry and/or leadership experience in a college, university, or similar programme
    • Appropriate Islamic background and/or chaplaincy training, including demonstrated skills in community and leadership development, preaching and worship leadership, religious education and programme development, Daawah care, service and social justice leadership, and interfaith engagement;
    • Have 3 years administrative experience, 2 of which must be at the level of Administrative Officer or equivalent;
    • The candidate must have memorized the whole Holy Quran or parts of the Holy Quran
    • Certified for practice by the relevant certifying religious and Government authorities and affiliated to a Religious Islamic equivalent;
    • The candidate should be fluent on Arabic and English Language
    • Have a strong ICT and communication skills;
    • Excellent professional judgment and discretion; ability to work as part of a team; maintains appropriate confidentiality; models integrity, honesty, trust, and professional ethics;
    • Demonstrated experience working in spiritually and culturally diverse settings.

    Key Roles And Responsibilities

    • The University Imam shall be responsible to the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics, Research and Student Affairs).
    • The Imam is responsible for the spiritual care to all students and staff of Umma University and its affiliates institutes
    • The University Imam shall provide counselling on moral values to the students and staff of Umma University and its affiliates institutes.
    • The University Imam shall provide services to all campuses and colleges of the University.
    • Inculcate Islamic moral values as contained in the mission and vision of the University.
    • The University Imam shall be the overall administer of the University Mosques and shall coordinate all religious matters and activities in the University for the students and staff.
    • The University Imam shall solicit funds and resources for the University needy students.
    • The University Imam shall develop different Da’awah and outreach programs for the University.
    • The University Imam shall provide religious guidance to the University community.
    • The University Imam shall provide advices services to all organs of governance of the University.
    • Performing such other functions as may be directed by the University Council and the Vice Chancellor.

    Method of Application

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