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  • Posted: Apr 29, 2024
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    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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    Registrar Academics


    • Curriculum Management: Overseeing the development, evaluation, modification of academic programs and curricula to ensure they meet institutional standards and regulatory requirements.
    • Registration Management: Managing the registration process for students, including course selection, enrollment and scheduling of classes.
    • Academic Records Management: Maintaining accurate and confidential academic records for all students, including grades, transcripts and degree audits.
    • Policy Development and Implementation: Developing and implementing academic policies and procedures, such as grading policies, academic integrity standards and course withdrawal procedures.
    • Academic Calendar Management: Coordinating the academic calendar, including scheduling of classes, exams and other academic events.
    • Student Advising and Support: Providing academic advising and support services to students, including guidance on course selection, degree requirements and academic resources. Ensuring graduands have met all requirements appertaining to coursework, credit requirements and fiscal responsibilities before inclusion in the graduation list and ceremony.
    • Compliance and Accreditation: Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and accreditation standards related to academic programs and services.
    • Faculty Support: Supporting faculty members in matters related to curriculum development, course scheduling and academic policy interpretation.
    • Data Analysis and Reporting: Analyzing academic data and generating reports to inform decision-making and improve academic programs and services.
    • Collaboration: Collaborating with other administrative departments, faculty members and academic committees to achieve institutional goals and objectives.
    • Continuous Improvement: Identifying opportunities for continuous improvement in academic processes, services and implementing initiatives to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
    • Budget Management: Participating in budget planning and management for academic affairs including allocation of resources for faculty, staff and academic programs.
    • Communication: Communicating with students, faculty, staff and external stakeholders on matters related to academic policies, procedures and services.
    • Professional Development: Engaging in professional development activities to stay current with trends and best practices in academic administration.
    • Leadership: Providing leadership and direction to the academic affairs office, including supervision of staff and coordination of departmental activities.


    • Doctoral Degree
    • Must be a Muslim
    • Previous experience in academic administration, student services or related fields e.g. academic advisor or registrar assistant.
    • A strong understanding of higher education policies, regulations and accreditation standards
    • Strong administrative skills, including organization, time management, attention to detail and proficiency in relevant software applications are typically required.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential for interacting with students, faculty, staff and external stakeholders.
    • Leadership skills, including the ability to provide direction, motivate staff and foster collaboration across departments.
    • The ability to analyze data, identify trends, and solve complex problems related to academic administration is important for success in this role.
    • An understanding of and commitment to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in academic programs and services.

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    Islamic Sharia Tutor (Part-time)


    • Deliver comprehensive tutoring sessions on Sharia subjects.
    • Provide guidance and support to students in understanding Islamic legal concepts and principles.
    • Develop tailored lesson plans and teaching materials to meet individual student needs.
    • Conduct assessments to evaluate student progress and identify areas for improvement.
    • Foster a supportive learning environment conducive to student engagement and academic success.
    • Stay updated with the latest developments in legal and Sharia studies to ensure accurate and relevant instruction.
    • Offer additional resources and study aids to enhance student learning outcomes.
    • Communicate effectively with students and collegues.
    • Maintain professionalism and integrity in all interactions with students and stakeholders.


    • Holder of Master’s degree or higher in Law and Sharia or Islamic Sharia or a related field (a doctorate will be an added advantage)
    • Strong knowledge and expertise in Islamic legal principles, theories, and case studies.
    • 3 years or more previous tutoring or teaching experience in Islamic sharia both at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.
    • Strong publication track record.
    • Ability to adapt teaching methods to accommodate diverse learning styles.
    • Passion for education and a commitment to student success.
    • Proficiency in relevant computer applications and different teaching tools.
    • Ability to communicate complex information clearly, both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to work independently and to work effectively as part of a team.
    • A collegial approach to working with others
    • Familiarity with Islamic jurisprudence and Sharia law preferred.
    • Dedication to upholding ethical and professional standards in tutoring practices.
    • Note; Experience in teaching Islamic legal systems, Islamic constitutional law, Islamic criminal law, Islamic succession law and Islamic family law Will be an added advantage.

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    Law Lecturer


    • Lead the development and delivery of high-quality lectures in various areas of law.
    • Design and implement innovative teaching methods and strategies to engage students effectively.
    • Mentor junior faculty members and provide guidance on curriculum development and instructional techniques.
    • Conduct research in legal studies and contribute to scholarly publications in reputable journals.
    • Conducting independent and collaborative research in one’s area of expertise, publishing and disseminating research results through publications, conferences and workshops to create and enhance knowledge.
    • Serve as an advisor to students, offering academic and career guidance as needed.
    • Collaborate with other faculty members to enhance interdisciplinary teaching and research initiatives.
    • Participate in academic committees and contribute to departmental and institutional governance.
    • Stay abreast of emerging trends and developments in the field of law and incorporate relevant content into courses.
    • Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment that promotes critical thinking and intellectual inquiry.
    • Represent the department and institution at professional conferences and events.


    • Doctoral degree in Law from an accredited institution.
    • They must be registered or registrable with the relevant professional body. 
    • At-least 3 years teaching experience in law at the university level, with a proven record of excellence in instruction.
    • Demonstrated expertise in a specific area or specialization within the field of law.
    • Strong research background with a record of scholarly publications and contributions to the field.
    • Leadership skills with the ability to mentor and supervise junior faculty members.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented academic environment.
    • Proficiency in relevant technology and instructional tools.
    • Dedication to upholding ethical standards and promoting academic integrity.
    • Membership in professional organizations and associations related to the field of law preferred.

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