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  • Posted: Dec 22, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • United States International University - Africa is located in the Kasarani area, off Thika Road in the suburb of Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi. The university is an independent, not-for-profit institution serving 6512 students representing 69 nationalities. It offers 24 degree programs from undergraduate to doctoral level, all of which are accredited...
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    Curriculum Developer


    Reporting to the Director, Quality Assurance, the Curriculum Developer will provide technical support to faculty in the development, monitoring and evaluation of new degree programs in the university.

    Key Responsibilities/Tasks/Duties:

    1. Plan for and coordinate new degree program development across the schools following the university strategic plan.
    2. Develop/adapt support materials for faculty working on new degree proposal.
    3. Access, interpret and, disseminate the requirements of the accrediting commissions on new degree proposals
    4. Provide oversight during the uploading of new degree proposals onto for WSCUC review.
    5. Plan, support and follow up the effecting of corrections suggested by accrediting commissions after review of new degree proposal.
    6. Support teams reviewing existing curricular (program review)
    7. Review curriculum change proposals for internal approvals.
    8. Support faculty and staff development/training in curriculum related issues.
    9. Liaise with Institutional Research office to ensure relevant data for need assessment in the development of new degrees is gathered.
    10. Support the other engagements in the QA office.
    11. Engage with curriculum implementation through the teaching of one or two courses per academic year (depending on the workload in the development of new degree proposal)
    12. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director, Quality Assurance.

    Qualifications /Educational/Professional/Experience:

    Educational Qualifications:

    1. Minimum qualifications of a PhD in Education with specialization in Curriculum Development/ Curriculum Studies and Instruction or a related area.
    2. Three (3) years university level teaching or curriculum development experience.

    Personal Attributes & Competencies:

    • Excellent computer skills
    • Excellent communication and writing skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • At least 5 years’ experience dealing directly with faculty (teaching staff at university level)
    • Curriculum development and teaching experience at University level is an added advantage
    • Knowledge of Quality Assurance and Quality Enhancement systems at university level is an added advantage.

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    Reporting to the Transport Supervisor and responsible for attending to all driving duties as required by the University.

    Key Responsibilities/Tasks/Duties:

    1. Attending to driving requests;
    2. Ensuring proper maintenance of assigned vehicles;
    3. Regular cleaning of assigned vehicles;
    4. Ensuring security of assigned vehicles;
    5. Ensuring insurance and all other paperwork for assigned vehicles are in order;
    6. Ensuring work tickets of assigned vehicles are signed; and
    7. Observing all traffic rules while driving assigned vehicle.

    Qualifications /Educational/Professional/Experience:
    Educational Qualifications:

    1. Valid driving license free from any current endorsements and valid for any of the classes of vehicles which the officer is required to drive;
    2. Passed the Occupational Trade Test III / II / I for Drivers;
    3. Defensive driving certificate from Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
    4. Proficiency in Computer Applications;
    5. Computer skills.

    Personal Attributes & Competencies:

    • Integrity
    • Computer literate
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Good organizational skills with multi-tasking ability from experience of handling a busy office.
    • Basic accounting skills
    • Creative, high initiative and accurate results-oriented with ability to pay attention to detail.

    If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and desire to work as a team member in a modern, progressive, international and multicultural institution where you can make a difference, please apply.

    Method of Application

    If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and desire to work as a team member in a modern, progressive, international and multicultural institution where you can make a difference, please apply.

    Interested applicants must indicate on the subject line of their email address the specific position they are applying for, provide current CV, copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the address below by: 5.00pm, Monday, January 3, 2022.

    Director of Administration,
    United States International University – Africa,
    P. O. Box 14634 – 00800, Nairobi, Kenya
    Email: [email protected]

    Disclaimer: USIU-Africa has neither appointed any agent(s) to recruit, nor collect any charges/fees on its behalf, for any vacancies it has announced. All University communication to potential candidates is specifically through the following email address: [email protected]

    USIU-Africa is an equal opportunity employer

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