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    The University is looking for a highly motivated, qualified, experienced and reputable team player to fill in the under listed positions:

     

    QUALITY ASSURANCE OFFICER

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • To formulate policies, strategies, systems, procedures and practices for the University’s academic quality assurance and improvement;
    • To promote the culture of academic quality within the university through assisting the University Quality Assurance Committee in developing and fostering a quality culture;
    • To ensure effectiveness of academic advising and course registration through feedback from students, follow up on teaching performance and effectiveness, smooth administration of examinations, advise the management on how the system is performing in regards to quality, and suggesting improvement strategies;
    • To analyze student evaluation data and generate reports for both quality assurance and management purposes;
    • To advise on program and course approval and development  in compliance  with the Commission for University Education (CUE) Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in Universities in Kenya;
    • To develop and  review  quality assurance Standard Operating Procedures;
    • To receive and analyze reports submitted by various committees for strategic university decision-making;
    • To coordinate  the preparation of annual reports for internal and external Stakeholders;
    • To monitor national and international developments in Quality Assurance  and advise the Management Board and the University Council;

    QUALIFICATIONS

    The successful candidate should have /be:

    • A Masters degree in Business Studies/Management, Social Sciences from a recognized University.
    • Relevant work experience is highly desirable
    • Have good numerical skills and an understanding of statistics.
    • Quality inspection, auditing and testing experience
    • knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of Quality Assurance
    • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and databases
    • Masters degree in a related field will be an added advantage.

    All applications for this position should clearly be marked “Application for the position of Quality Assurance Officer.”

     

    LEGAL OFFICER

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Provide general advice and counsel to the university’s administration on a variety of issues, laws and regulations.

    • · Conduct legal research and prepare responses to complaints and legal actions initiated against the university.
    • · Develop and conduct training for the university’s community on various topics including procurement, employment, etc.
    • · Develop, amend and advice on university policies and procedures.
    • · Advise the University Governing Council and the Management on legal and guidelines to the operations of the University.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    The successful candidate should have /be:

    • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Law or legal studies.
    • At least 3 years of professional work experience in law.
    • Knowledge of University sector and regulative framework.

    All applications for this position should clearly be marked “Application for the position of Legal Officer.”

     

    COMMUNICATION OFFICER

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Develop a University – wide communication strategy and procedures.
    • Oversee implementation of the university’s communication strategy and procedures.
    • Prepare, monitor and evaluate the university’s communication plans
    • Manage and coordinate communication, marketing and promotion activities and events for the university.
    • Take lead in dissemination of university communication materials such as reports and newsletters to relevant stakeholders.
    • Develop key promotional messages in consultation with the various Faculties, departments and Schools.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    The successful candidate should have /be:

    • A Masters degree in Mass Communication.
    • At least 3 years work experience in relevant field
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent writing and editing skills

    All applications for this position should clearly be marked “Application for the position of Communication Officer.”

    Each application shall be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or passport, Testimonials and other relevant supporting documents. Scanned copies of these documents must accompany the email application.

    Applications should be addressed to

    The

    Vice Chancellor,

    Great Lakes University of Kisumu, Main Campus, Off Miwani Road,

    P.O. Box 2224-40100 Kisumu.

    Or

    Send an electronic copy in PDF format by email to vcoffice@gluk.ac.ke

    Applications must be submitted on or before 9th May 2016.

    GLUK is an equal opportunity employer: Women, marginalized and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.

  • Memo to all Continuing Students

     

     


     

    TO: All Students

    FROM: The Acting Finance Officer

    SUBJECT: Fees during May to August 2016 Semester

    DATE: 20th April 2016

    You are hereby notified that 50% fees should be paid before 31st May 2016 failure to which will lead to an automatic discontinuation from attending lectures.

    You are further advised that you should ensure at all times that you are registered for the semester course units to be billed appropriately.


    Regards,

    Frank Kirwa

     

  • May 2016 Programmes on offer

    Admissions are ongoing for May-August 2016 to full time, part time and; Open Distance Learning academic programmes. At a glance <<click here to find all academic programmes>>

     

Memo to all registered GLUK students

TO: ALL REGISTERED GREAT LAKES UNIVERSITY OF KISUMU STUDENTS

Greetings.

Congratulations for your continued commitment towards your scholarship.

The semester is approaching a close, an event which will be climaxed by the examinations scheduled to commence in the month of August 2012.

As a student make sure that you prepare yourself sufficiently in readiness for the exams.

As part of this preparation kindly ensure that you pay your outstanding fee balance as you will not be allowed to sit for the examinations until the balance is cleared.

Please also note that, university examination dates are set by the University Senate therefore, there will be no special examinations for students who did not sit exams due to uncleared fees.

It is also important to caution you against cheating in exams. Below is a table highlighting what are considered as examination offences and the penalties.

Please make sure that, you do not engage in any activity classified as an examination offence during the exams.

We wish you the best of luck in your exams.

 

SOME PUNISHABLE EXAMINATION OFFENCES AND PENALTIES


No.

Offence

Penalty

1.

Possession of unauthorized material brought to the examination venue by the candidate himself/herself or by other person(s).

Cancellation of the candidate’s examination in the unit concerned. Repeat the year of study in which the offence was committed during the following year of study.

2.

Copying form unauthorized material carried by the candidate himself/herself or other person(s) to the examination venue.

Cancellation of the candidate’s examination results in the units concerned. Suspension from the University for one academic year and on re-admission to repeat the year of study in which the offence was committed. A written warning.

3.

Circulation unauthorized written material to other candidates during an examination.

Cancellation of the candidate’s examination results in the units concerned. Expulsion from the University of the parties involved.

4.

Communicating orally with other candidates during the examination.

Cancellation of examination results of the units in which the offence was committed. To resit such unit(s) and be graded as supplementary paper(s).

5.

Copying from other candidates’ examination work during the examination

Cancellation of the examination results in the unit for the candidate(s) involved. Resit the unit and be graded as Supplementary paper. Suspend candidates involved from the University for one academic year. Proceed to the subsequent year of study on re-admission.

6.

Possession of used or unused examination answer book(s) in the examination venue during examination other than the material used by the invigilator.

Cancellation of the candidate’s examination results of the unit concerned. Resit the unit and be marked as a supplementary.

7.

Returning of examination answer books with written answers after the tie allowed and specified by the invigilator

Cancellation of the candidate’s examination results of the unit concerned. Resit the unit and be marked as a supplementary paper

8.

Willful disruption of University examinations

Cancellation of the candidate’s results in the unit concerned. Expulsion from the University for those involved.

9.

Impersonating another candidate

Cancellation of the candidate’s results in the unit concerned. Expulsion from the University for the candidates involved in the conspiracy.

10.

Presenting oneself for an examination in a unit one has not registered for.

Cancellation of the candidates results in the unit(s) a written warning

11.

Commission of examination offences more than once.

Cancellation of the candidate’s results. Expulsion from the University for those involved.

DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR (A)

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