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Lecturers, Procurement Officer, Administrative Assistant and Library Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Inoorero University wishes to recruit mature, committed and self driven individuals for the following positions: 

1) Lecturers in ICT, Business and Law 

Overall Purpose of the position

To design, develop and deliver a range of programmes at Certificate, Diploma and Degree level for teaching at Inoorero University, in order to enable students to complete their studies successfully, and to determine, develop and carry out relevant independent research projects to extend knowledge in the appropriate subject area.

Key Responsibilities: 

Strategic Integration
 
  • Promote the vision and mission of the University and implement the University Strategic Plan.
  • Contribute to the development of research strategies
Teaching and Learning:
  • Design, develop and deliver a range of programmes of study (sometimes for entirely new courses) at various levels.
  • Review and update, where necessary, course content on regular basis.
  • Develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching techniques including e-learning and to prepare materials that create interest, understanding and enthusiasm among students
  • Ensure that course design, content and delivery comply with quality standards and regulations of the department as well as Universities regulations and the Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy
  • Supervise student projects, field trips, attachments and where appropriate, placements
  • Set, invigilate, mark and assess assignments, continuous assessment tests (CATs), projects and examination and provide timely feedback to students and the department
  • Offer advisory interventions to students on their performance, employment market trends and career development
  • Promote the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship and interaction of students with industry partners in learning and innovation.
Research:
  • Determine relevant research objectives and prepare research proposals
  • Identify sources of funding and oversee the process of securing funds
  • Carry out independent research towards acquiring higher academic qualifications
  • Write or contribute to publications or disseminate research findings using appropriate media
Educational Qualifications:
  • PhD or Masters Degree in relevant field
Working Experience:

PhD degree holder:
  • Publications in one’s area of specialization and professional qualification relevant to subject area will be an added advantage.
Masters Degree holder:
  • At least five years teaching experience at University level, and
  • At least three publications in reputable journals or two University level books
Technical Skills/Competencies:
  • Strategic mindset and ability to put emerging issues in the context of the University mission, vision and strategy
  • Ability to conceptualize, design, develop structured, and undertake structured evaluation and review of projects and programme
  • Good report and proposal writing and public speaking/presentation skills
  • Effective initiative facilitation and team leadership skills
  • Structured problem solving
  • Ability to continuously monitor and acquire knowledge/market intelligence on relevant industry trends and developments
  • Good leadership, coordination, planning and organizational skills
  • Proactive, initiative, with good networking, negotiation and collaborative skills
  • IT proficiency.
2) Procurement Officer

Overall Purpose of the position

Participate in effective management of the procurement process of the university’s requirements through internal need consolidation, supplier identification, procurement process management and quality assurance in line with the University’s mission

Key Responsibilities:
 
  • Participate in design, reviews and oversee the implementation of procurement policies and procedures
  • Participate in planning, directing, and managing the central procurement activities of the institution.
  • Liaise with relevant user departments in procurement process of goods and services.
  • Ensure that purchased goods meet quality standards and specifications.
  • Maintain accurate purchase and stores records.
  • Monitor inventory level for office supplies for timely replenishment.
  • Analyse quotations and selecting appropriate suppliers.
  • Ensure timely dispatch of orders to appropriate suppliers.
  • Participate in design the bid evaluation process and where necessary the supplier accreditation system
  • Participate in research and evaluation of commodity areas and makes recommendations for standardization and additions to Qualified Products List.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Accountability areas
  • Timely availability of office supplies and services.
  • Costs control.
  • Accurate records.
  • Efficient utilization of supplies.
  • Procurement process is well reported and accounted for.
Technical Skills/Competencies:
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Integrity.
  • Planning and organizational skills.
  • Proactive, initiative and good networking skills.
Educational Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree in relevant field
Professional Qualification
  • Diploma in purchasing and supplies
Working Experience
  • 3 years of experience in a similar environment.
3) Administrative Assistant

Overall Purpose of the position

Provide administrative support to the Dean and the Chairman of department

Key Responsibilities:
 
  • Provide secretarial services to the Dean’s Office and Departments for efficient running of the offices
  • Maintain the Dean’s and Head of Department’s diaries for effective planning and control
  • Organize Faculty/Departmental meetings for smooth running
  • Process and maintain students and other records for safety, ease of reference, retrieval and issue
  • Maintain effective communication between the Faculty/Departments and other stakeholders for mutual understanding and image positioning
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time
  • Making travelling arrangements for staff members
  • Screen correspondence for composition, grammatical accuracy, style and factual correctness in accordance with corporate standards.
Technical Skills/Competencies:
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Integrity.
  • Planning and organizational skills.
  • Proactive, initiative and good networking skills.
  • IT Proficiency
Educational Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in business administration/office management.
Professional Qualifications:
  • Secretarial Training.
  • IT Proficiency
Working Experience:
  • 3 Years experience in secretarial duties in a busy organization.
4) Library Assistant

Overall Purpose of the position

Processing accessioning, organising and disseminating relevant and timely information to users

Key Responsibilities:
 
  • Undertake accessioning for effective control and accountability
  • Fix book accessories for identification and ease of issue
  • Provide reference services to address user needs
  • Conduct orientation of users in the library for optimum utilization of library services
  • Issue and discharge library materials to satisfy user needs and for control
  • File information materials for ease of reference and retrieval
  • Shelve library materials for ease of access
  • Monitor security in the library and take appropriate action to ensure security of materials
  • Register and verify users to ensure that only authorised users access library materials
  • Undertake minor library materials repairs to ensure readability
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time
Technical Skills/Competencies:
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Organisational skills
  • Self driven
Educational Qualifications:
  • ‘O’ or “A” level
Professional/Additional Qualification:
  • Diploma in Library and Information science
  • Relevant Computer skills
Working Experience:
  • 1 Year experience in a similar environment
How to Apply

You may apply by emailing your CV and application letter, including current and expected remuneration to recruitment@iu.ac.ke by 25 November 2011.
 

Please note that no paper applications will be considered.
 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

IU is an equal opportunity employer.


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