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Deputy Director, Judicial Education and Curriculum Development (1 Position) Vacancy

Appointment to the position will be on contractual terms for 3 years (Renewable) subject to satisfactory performance.

This position reports to the Director of the Institute. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing leadership in the review, research and development of judicial education curriculum and material for judicial training programs in accordance with clearly established policies and procedures. 

The Key Responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Providing strategic leadership and direction within the Judicial Education and Curriculum Development unit;
  • Developing  judicial education curricula, and overseeing its implementation and evaluation
  • Coordinating research on judicial education needs assessment, curriculum development and training evaluation
  • Conducting user surveys and using the results to measure satisfaction with the judiciary, and plan court-based education
  • Working  with court users to design, develop and stage judicial education programmes
  • Assessing training needs, developing training curricula and assessing the effectiveness of training programmes  
  • Designing, developing and managing a multi-disciplinary judicial education and professional training activities while integrating emerging developments, technologies and methodologies;

The successful candidate must have the following minimum qualifications, work experience and attributes:

  • Masters degree in Law, Legal Studies, Jurisprudence or relevant Social Sciences;
  • Ten (10) years experience in the legal field specifically in legal education design, implementation and evaluation, five (5) of which must be at a senior level;
  • Advanced knowledge of curriculum development, continuing adult education practices as well as judicial education, professional training and staff development;
  • Strong leadership and management skills;
  • Strategic outlook and strong decision making abilities; and
  • Ability to develop and maintain multiple stakeholder partnerships. 

Interested and qualified persons for the above positions are requested to make their applications by:-

 

(1)   Filing an online Application for Employment Form available on the Judiciary job portal: http://jobs.judiciary.go.ke or clicking the vacancies link on the website. Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application as provided:-

a)      A letter of application

b)     Detailed and updated curriculum vitae summarizing the applicant’s bio-data.

c)      The applicant’s three recent coloured passport size photographs.

d)     Certified copies of testimonials and professional certificates and academic transcripts.

 

Applicants are also required to forward one (1) hard copy of the completed Employment Application Form including all the attachments cited above. The Forms can also be downloaded from the Judiciary’s job portal - : http://jobs.judiciary.go.ke

 

Applications for the above jobs should be submitted to:-

 

THE SECRETARY

JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION

P.O. BOX 30041 – 00100 NAIROBI

E-mail: jscsecretariat@judiciary.go.ke

Commission Secretariat: Mayfair Centre,

Ralph Bunche Road, Upper Hill, Nairobi, 5th Floor

 

So as to reach the Commission NOT LATER THAN 26TH February, 2016 AT 5.00 P.M.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Applicants from the minority and special interest groups are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selects candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible candidates.


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