2 Job Positions at Kepler College: (Deadline 2 February 2024)

2 Job Positions at Kepler College: (Deadline 2 February 2024)

Assistant Lecturer for Professional Competences at Kepler College: (Deadline 2 February 2024)

Assistant Lecturer for Professional Competences

About Kepler College

Kepler College was established in Rwanda to offer affordable, scalable, and competency-based higher education programs with the best job prospects for graduates, ensuring a job for graduates is a key driver of everything being done at the College. The key aspect of Kepler College’s pedagogy is learning by doing with a primary focus on equipping students with 21st-century transferable skills that make them stand out in the labour market. In this program, students gain the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in today’s global economy.

  • Vision: To become a leading competency-based higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa with outstanding graduate employment outcomes that lead to economic mobility.
  • Mission: To offer competency-based, accessible, employment-driven tertiary education, conduct applicable research, and offer innovative and scalable community service to support the development of Rwanda.

Motto: Educating Africa’s youth for tomorrow’s opportunities

Core Values:

  1. We work with Purpose
  2. We drive innovation
  3. We embrace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  4. We practice Transparency
  5. We seek Balance

Kepler College is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality, and enhance our organizational capability. We do not discriminate based on disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, or other category protected by law

About the position

Kepler College is hiring an Assistant Lecturer for Professional Skills and other modules in the Faculty of Management. We are looking for a talented educator with strong skills in leadership, management, communications, business, education, work ethics, and related fields. The role will focus on facilitating student-centered learning and conducting project-based assessment.

The Assistant Lecturer will also conduct related activities to support students and Kepler as an organization in constant learning and improvement, including creating, documenting, and sharing best practices. The role includes developing structured lessons, adapting curriculum to best meet student needs, analyzing and utilizing data to support diverse learners, and collaborating with colleagues to holistically develop and support all students at Kepler. In contrast to traditional lecturing positions, Assistant Lecturers at Kepler are focused on creating student learning experiences that are active and encourage students to be self-guided learners.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach professional skills and other modules in compliance with Kepler policies and procedures
  • Regularly evaluate student learning through competency/project-based assessments, including both formative and summative assessments, and provide clear and actionable feedback to students
  • Conduct and facilitate other forms of assessments as specified in Kepler’s academic and assessment policies.
  • Utilize student data to make informed decisions to guarantee all student progress through the curriculum
  • Create or modify lesson plans as needed in the specified format provided
  • Build courses (curriculum delivery and communication regarding curriculum) through a Learning Management System
  • Under the direction of the faculty leadership, collaborate with the curriculum team in planning and implementing new learning content
  • Conduct student office hours and create other channels for open and positive communication with students
  • Participate in various activities such as meetings, workshops and seminars as may be scheduled from time to time
  • Undertake any other activities assigned from time to time by the Dean of Faculty or Subject Manager

Required Qualifications 

  • Master’s degree in a field of study relevant to management, project management, human resource management, communications, or other related fields.
  • Experience in helping others learn (either in a formal education setting or less formally through mentoring, management, coaching, etc.)
  • Ability to support students in their various learning needs.
  • Knowledge of professional or soft skills is most sought by employers in Rwanda and the East African region.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and networking skills
  • Good command of English as a language of instruction
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as work collaboratively with colleagues to productively contribute to teams
  • Ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects and competing and conflicting priorities in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft and Google suites
  • Willingness to experiment, try things out, fail fast, and learn constantly

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

  • At least 1 year of teaching experience at the university level, preferably in the East African Community, or demonstrated a strong ability to support the learning of others in a professional setting
  • Experience in program or training curriculum development, either in academic or other professional settings, ideally with a focus on employability and using competency/project-based learning
  • Demonstrated adaptability and commitment to innovation in Learning and Teaching pedagogy
  • Experience evaluating the effectiveness of programs and making recommendations for improvements
  • Experience working in a leadership position

Reports to: Subject Manager, Professional Competencies 

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Health insurance
  • 18 days/year for annual leave
  • Additional days of vacation during December and April break

Application Link: Click here

Deadline: Interested candidates should apply by February 2, 2024, at 4:00 PM. 

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HR & Admin Officer at Kepler College: (Deadline 2 February 2024)

HR & Admin Officer

About Kepler College

Kepler College was established in Rwanda to offer affordable, scalable, and competency-based higher education programs with the best job prospects for graduates, ensuring a job for graduates is a key driver of everything being done at the College. The key aspect of Kepler College’s pedagogy is learning by doing with a primary focus on equipping students with 21st-century transferable skills that make them stand out in the labour market. In this program, students gain the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in today’s global economy.

  • Vision: To become a leading competency-based higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa with outstanding graduate employment outcomes that lead to economic mobility.
  • Mission: To offer competency-based, accessible, employment-driven tertiary education, conduct applicable research, and offer innovative and scalable community service to support the development of Rwanda.

Motto: Educating Africa’s youth for tomorrow’s opportunities

Core Values:

  1. We work with Purpose
  2. We drive innovation
  3. We embrace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  4. We practice Transparency
  5. We seek Balance

Kepler College is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality, and enhance our organizational capability. We do not discriminate based on disability, race, color, ethnicity, gender, religion, or other category protected by law

About the Role:

The HR & Admin coordinator is responsible for providing effective human resource management and administrative support to the college day to day-to-day operations and ensures this is done to a high-quality standard and in line with Kepler College requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be the first point of contact for all administrative HR-related queries from employees
  • Work closely with the manager to assist in the recruitment process (Job posting, CV screening, setting up interviews, communication with candidates)
  • In collaboration with the HR department, assist in the preparation of staff Events e.g. Staff happy hour, and staff retreat.
  • Assist in setting annual goals for the HR department and implementing key elements of the HR strategy including hiring of staff, managing performance management, managing BambooHR, and continuous improvements to HR process, talent recruitment, and retainment;
  • Ensure accurate employee data, benefits administration, payroll record, performance appraisals, tracking of candidates, tracking of PTO records, and automation of other HR processes at Kepler;
  • Ensure compliance with labor regulations, contracts, document management, and employee handbook management;
  • Prepare the on-boarding of new employees and complete exit procedures for departing employees;
  • Produce accurate monthly payroll and work closely with finance for on-time processing each month.
  • Ensure proper personnel files and records
  • Perform other duties as assigned and any other administrative tasks needed.

Reports to: HR and Administration Manager

Qualifications, skills, and experience needed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or related field; An International certificate in HR can replace the need for a degree;
  • At least one year of relevant experience;
  • Knowledge of HR software/BambooHR will be an added advantage;
  • Experience in using cloud content management tools like Box, Google Sheets, and docs.
  • Experience in the education sector is an asset;
  • Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda, Fluency in French is an asset;
  • Ability to use analytics for effective personnel management;
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and result-driven
  • Being an open and reliable person with high integrity
  • Ability to work independently
  • Teamwork
  • Cross-cultural communication skills /Ability to connect with people of different backgrounds
  • Confidentiality and organized
  • Ability to take initiative, work well under pressure, and carry out work independently;
  • Stress management and ability to multitask

Application Link: Click here

Deadline: Interested candidates should apply by February 2, 2024, at 4:00 PM

CLICK HERE TO MORE AND APPLY

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