Administration

The administration division comprise of Human resources, Health Services, Security and Operations departments. The relevance of Administration function in the University is to support smooth running of daily activities of the institution. The division’s vision is to deliver superior support service that will help in achieving of the university’s strategic objectives. The mandate of the division is to attract and retain a diverse highly skilled workforce and ensure that the university operations are conducted in a safe, clean and orderly environment that supports and contributes to the effective delivery of the university mission.

Organizations are creating and achieving competitive age through people, processes, and systems that complement each other. It is therefore critical that all these factors are properly put in place and coordinated in order to achieve the overall organizational objectives using the best practices. The deliberate and consistent practice of such trends in organizational management guarantees enhanced employee productivity and delivers institutional effectiveness. USIU-Africa has examined the programs and systems aimed at creating a conducive environment that will support teaching, learning and research.

It is therefore essential that the university’s support services are improved inline with the current trends . It is in this manner that the ambitious goals we have set will be concisely delivered and our financial, operational and overall service excellence will be attained. 

Jared Raburu,
Director, Administration
MAINTENANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
The University owns and operates an extensive portfolio of buildings and land assets utilised to deliver its teaching and research programmes.

Facilities Maintenance section performs campus maintenance, housekeeping, landscaping and grounds services as well as provision of utility services and offers an integrated service model that provides customers with a single point of contact and around-the-clock service. Maintenance section  maintains university facilities and provides quality support services for the physical environment of the university, reducing energy consumption through education and use of alternative sources of energy.
 

Vision

To deliver superior HR services and competent workforce that will support the institution’s strategy

Mission

To attract, develop and retain a diverse and highly skilled workforce that will consistently contribute in achieving the institution’s strategic objectives.

Located in the university compound, the cafeteria offers diversified meals.

Meals are on paid for at the till or through a meal plan.

Meal hours in the cafeteria are as follows:

USIU-Africa Campus Housing

Objectives

  • To provide quality Housing services and programs that enhance residential student success in a clean, safe and inclusive living-learning environment – a “home away from home”.

Campus Residence Halls

The student halls of residence allow them to live close to instructional and academic support buildings, the dining facility and other university services. Two residential buildings accommodate 256 students on campus. Facilities in the buildings include the Table Tennis/Darts/Pool Room, three TV Rooms and a Study Room.

USIU-Africa has a transport department that runs a number of highly efficient fleet of Isuzu 123 buses, ud trucks and Toyota hiace  and it  is mandated with the task of transporting students, staff and visitors to various places both within and outside Kenya. Transportation is done on the basis of transport control sheets that are raised by the various departments that require transport.

The University has a fully-fledged Security department. The department is charged with the responsibility of ensuring the safety and security of the entire University community both within the University and the areas around it. Security personnel are well trained to provide Security Services and are on duty 24 hours a day.
The Security department also continually disseminates information regarding the security situation both within and outside the University. This is done through emails, the noticeboards and of late through text messages (SMS) sent to student cellphones.

Vision
Create and maintain a community culture that places a priority on safety and security- meaning that the likelihood of loss or harm is low and a sense of personal security and well-being are high.
Mission
Create and maintain a safe and secure environment where teaching, researching and campus life can thrive and succeed.

Values
The Security Department at United States International University of Africa (USIU-A) places a value on integrity, professionalism, honesty, knowledge, communication, collaboration and cooperation and will incorporate these values in safety and security measures.

The University has put in place the following security measures;