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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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.