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Massive Recruitment at St. Paul's University, Kenya

St. Paul's University is a Christian ecumenical institution based in Limuru, with other campuses in Nairobi, Machakos and Nakuru.

As a fully chartered University, it has continued to experience tremendous growth.
 

The University wishes to recruit full time staff who are committed Christians, highly motivated and with demonstrated ability to train a diverse, young and adult student population in attaining their career objectives.

Executive Secretary 
(1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • He/ She will provide administrative and secretarial support
  • Maintain and organize files and documents
  • Ensuring that the office is organized and that there is supplies and equipment
  • Arranging meetings
  • Maintain the Office diary and calendar of events
  • Prepare correspondence and other documents as required
  • Manage the office and handle all enquiries

Qualifications & Experience
  • Basic degree or Higher national Diploma in secretarial and IT studies with3 years experience in a busy office
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Suite and desk top publishing software
  • Good organizational skills, PR and communication skills
  • Ability to work long hours and under pressure is an added advantage
Departmental Secretary
(1 Post)

Reporting to the Head of Department
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintain the general filing system and file all correspondences
  • Assist in planning and preparation of meetings and seminars in the department
  • Receive, direct and respond to all inquiries (telephone calls, emails etc)
  • Coordinate and communicate important calendar events both to Faculty members and students
  • Attend to the general welfare of the students
  • Attend to general secretarial work e.g. typing, keeping office inventory, ensure smooth communication, liaising with other departments etc
  • Attend to any other task as directed by the Head of Department
Qualifications, experience and key competencies
  • Diploma in Secretarial studies
  • 3years experience or Higher National diploma in Secretarial and IT studies
  • Bachelor's degree is an added advantage
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft suite and desk top publishing software
  • Good organizational , PR and communication skills
  • Ability to work for long hours and in a team is an added advantage

Studio

Studio Technician
 
Applicants should have a Degree or Higher National Diploma in Electronics, engineering or telecommunication from a recognized institution and at least two years experience.

He/she must be able to create, scrutinize, critique, modify, shape, and control both sound and video. 


Proficient in the operation of sound, lighting, camera, and a variety of studio equipment, and be exceptionally good in Final Cut and Adobe Premiere – based editing suits.

Must also be up-to-date with new digital technologies, able to repair and maintain video and sound recording equipment.

Those with prior experience in a broadcasting or commercial studio will have an added advantage.

Public Relations & Marketing
 
Webmaster / New Media Assistant
(1 Post)
 
Reporting to the Public Relations & Marketing Officer he/she will re-design, maintain and continually improve the SPU Website as well as manage all SPU social media pages.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Re-design, maintain and continually improve SPU Website
  • Design, maintain and continually improve mini sites for various University entities
  • Design, maintain and continually improve a student activities' mini site
  • Support and improve existing databases and develop web applications
  • Design, maintain and continually improve a University-wide Intranet
  • Exploit ways of improving social media marketing
  • Creatively market SPU on social media and new media
  • Manage Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Flicker accounts
  • Design publicity material for the University
Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
  • Qualifications in HTML, C++, Javascripts, Coldfusion, mySQL database, SQl commands, PHP web programming & Mobile programming
  • Open Source programming is an added advantage
  • At least one year experience in the area of Website design and management
  • Demonstrate knowledge in Search Engine Optimization and online marketing
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience in social media marketing

Public Relations & Marketing
 
Public Relations & Marketing Assistant 
(1 Post)
 
Reporting to the Public Relations & Marketing officer he/she will coordinate Public Relations Marketing activities as well as establish and maintain a consistent and favorable image of the University.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Coordination of the Public Relations & Marketing activities as envisaged in the PR & Marketing strategic plan outputs,
  • Working with PR assistant in Coordination and complementing the PR & Marketing office to achieve set marketing objectives
  • Establishing and maintaining a consistent and favorable image of the University
  • Coordination of the PR & Marketing activities as envisaged in the PR & Marketing strategic plan outputs, which include but not limited to; Marketing the University in Career days, In schools, Exhibitions, Churches, Special events, Planning & Coordination of all Marketing events for all the SPU campuses.
  • Working with the Public Relations Assistant to assist in achieving set public relations objectives.
  • Establishing and maintaining a consistent competitive marketing edge of the University.
  • Supervision of all staff members in the Public Relations and Marketing department within the campus of jurisdiction.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing or Communication
  • Post graduate training in Marketing and PR is an added advantage
  • At least 2 years experience in Marketing and Public relations
  • Experience in an Institution of Higher learning is an added advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Administration

Senior Human Resource Assistant 
(1 Post)
 
Reporting to the Human Resource Manager

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Annual leave management
  • Proper maintenance and update of personnel records
  • Processing of resignation/termination/dismissal letters to employees
  • Documentation of new employees
  • Ensure employees queries are attended to promptly and provide advice and guidance to employees on HR issues.
  • Recruitment and induction of new employees.
  • Monitoring timely renewal of seasonal contract
  • Liaising with Head of Operations on any staff appointments that are due for confirmation
  • Preparation and submission of ad hoc and regular reports (e.g. Leavers & joiners)
  • Any other duty that maybe assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Experience and Key Competencies
  • Must have a Bachelors degree preferably in HR
  • Computer literate with excellent knowledge of MS Word and excel
  • Conversant with Kenyan labor laws
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Member of a professional body
  • 3 years' experience in HR. Experience in call centre operations will be an added advantage

Lecturers

Please note that applicants for lecturer positions must have a PhD (or equivalent academic Doctorate). 

Holders of Masters in areas of specialization, with 2 years teaching experience as a Lecturer or an Assistant Lecturer at a recognized University may be considered.

Faculty of Business and Communications
 
Lecturer in Computer Science (1 Post)
 

Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent academic Doctorate in Computer Science or Information Systems. Holders of Masters Degree in these specializations may be considered. 

In addition, they should have an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Telecommunication or Electronic Engineering or BSC Mathematics.

Lecturer in Marketing Management 
(1 Post)
 
Applicants must have a PhD in Marketing (or equivalent academic Doctorate). 

Holders of MBA- Marketing or MSC- marketing may be considered.

They should have a first degree in Commerce, business administration or economics.

Lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics
(1 Post)
 
Applicants must have a PhD in Mathematics and or Statistics from a recognized University or equivalent academic doctorate.

Holders of a Masters' degree in Mathematics or Statistics with two years teaching experience at a University level may be considered.

Relevant professional qualifications are an added advantage.

Lecturer in Economics
(1 Post)
 
Applicants must have a PhD in economics from a recognized University or equivalent academic doctorate. 

Holders of a Masters' degree in economics with two years teaching experience at a University level may be considered. 

Relevant Professional qualifications are an added advantage.
 
Lecturer in Supplies Chain Management
(1 Post)
 
Applicants must have a PhD in supplies chain management from a recognized University or equivalent academic doctorate.

Holders of a Masters' degree in these specializations may be considered. 

Those with teaching experience in operations research and Research Methods will have an added advantage
 
Faculty of Social Sciences
 
Lecturer in Development Studies (1)
 
Applicants must be PhD holders in Development Studies, Child and Youth Development, Peace studies or environmental sciences.

Those with master's degrees and at least three years teaching experience may also be considered but they must have registered for PhD studies and show record of progress.

Lecturer in Conflict Transformation and Peace Building (1)
 
Applicants must be PhD holders in Development Studies or Conflict transformation and Peace building studies. 

Those with master's degrees and at least three years teaching experience may also be considered but they must have registered for PhD studies and show record of progress.

Lecturer in Environmental Management / Statistics (1)
 
Applicants must be PhD holders in Development Studies or environmental sciences. 

Those with master's degrees and at least three years teaching experience will also be considered but they must have registered for PhD studies and show record of progress.

Application Procedure
 
Applications should include a filled employment application form (CLICK HERE to download), CV and a cover letter.
 
All Applications should be sent to recruit@spu.ac.ke 

or 

The Vice Chancellor's Office,
St. Paul's University, 
Private Bag- 00217 
Limuru 

and should reach us not later than Friday April 24, 2015.
 

Website: www.spu.ac.ke

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