Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION OF LECTURER IN ACCOUNTING GRADE 12

Appointment to this position is either on Permanent and Pensionable terms or on a three (3) yearrenewable performance-based contract, depending on age, citizenship, or any other reason

REQUIREMENTS

Academic Qualifications

Applicants must have:

An earned PhD in Accounting, in addition applicants should be holders of Master of Business

Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration-Accounting option or its equivalent from anaccredited and recognized university.

Experience

• Applicants with at least two (2) years relevant teaching experience will have an added advantage.

• Applicants should have evidence of contribution to university/research institution through activities such as participation in departmental management, students’ academic/research advising, school or university/institutional meetings, committee membership and related matters

In addition, applicants should

• Be registered with the relevant professional body (where applicable)

• Demonstrate community involvement (e.g. Member of BOG, SMC etc.)

Skills

Applicants should demonstrate

• Ability to teach, conduct research and supervise students and/or staff.

• Ability to design and Develop academic programmes and curricula

• Leadership skills

• Communication skills

• Interpersonal skills

• Ability to work under pressure skills

• Problem solving skills

• Conflict management

• Supervisory skills

• Team Building skills

Publications

Applicants with relevant Publications will have an added advantage

 

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

• Develop and review institutional curricula to ensure quality and cater for advancement in the body of knowledge and meet market needs.

• Prepare for lectures for systematic and effective delivery of content

• Deliver the curricula through innovative methods to transfer knowledge and skills.

• Maintain appropriate contact hours with students for effective learning by abiding to the scheduled timelines.

• Prepare teaching and instructional materials for students to maintain standards and uniformity and ensure effective delivery of the teaching process.

• Set, moderate, administer, mark, compile, report, and process exams to meet University academic standards to evaluate acquisition of knowledge and ensure quality.

• Establish linkages for students exchange programs and attachment for purposes of training and capacity building

• Participate in attachment, placements, field trips and teaching practice to equip students with on

the job skills.

• Monitor students’ performance, progress, produce timely feedback, and seek ways to improve performance and content retention.

• Provide career guidance, Academic advising and mentoring of undergraduate and postgraduate students during consultation hours to produce all round and well-grounded individuals.

• Ensure quality standards are maintained by ensuring students abide to policies and regulations in-class attendance and examination discipline.

• Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students in research activities

• Identifying research needs in the society in order to inform potential areas of research and contribute to the body of knowledge.

• Develop and write proposals to inform and justify the need for research and source for funds in accordance to donor regulations and ethical standards.

• Conduct research by implementing objectives through use of relevant methods to increase in the body of knowledge.

• Disseminate and share research findings to inform and influence policy and provide solutions to societal needs.

• Aid the University in meeting its mandate while contributing to individual development and

standing of the University in research matters.

• Identify and initiate external linkages with local and international bodies for purposes of collaboration, research and funding.

• Engage stake holders for purposes of curricula development, sharing experience and knowledge.

• Undertake sensitization programs to create awareness on issues affecting local communities.

• Participating in preparation of Department and Faculty strategic plans and other departmental activities.

Community Service and Outreach Responsibilities

• Identify and initiate external linkages with local and international bodies for purposes of collaboration, research and funding.

• Engage stake holders for purposes of curricula development, sharing experience and knowledge.

• Undertake sensitization programs to create awareness on issues affecting local communities.

• Perform any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated by the Head of Department, Dean of Faculty or other Officer of the University in accordance with the University Statutes.

 

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