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Massive Recruitment by Kenyatta University (Over 100 Positions)

Proposed Kenyatta University
 
Kigali Campus
 
Career Opportunities in a Fast Growing Institution
 
Kenyatta University, a leading Public University in Kenya invites applications from qualified persons for the following positions in the proposed Kigali Campus, Rwanda, to start soon after authorization. 

The University has applied for license to operate and is currently undergoing assessment to be considered for accreditation by the Rwanda’s Education authorities.
 


Applications for Full-Time and Part-Time teaching jobs are invited.
 
A. Academic Staff:
 
1) School of Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Studies and Community Development
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Planning and Management
2) School of Education
  • Bachelor of Education (Arts)
  • Bachelor of Education (Special Needs Education)
  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Studies)
3) School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Bachelor of Arts (Counselling Psychology)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Gender & Development Studies)
  • English & Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Kiswahili & African Languages
  • Geography
4) School of Business
  • Business Administration
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Management Sciences
5) School of Economics
  • Economics and Finance
  • Applied Economics
  • Econometrics & Statistics
  • Economic Theory
Requirements:
 
i) Professor
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in the relevant field from a recognized University
  • At least twelve (12) years of university teaching, five (5) of which as full-time Associate Professor
  • At least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as Associate Professor
  • Successful supervision of at least four (4) Masters students and at least two (2) PhD students since being appointed Associate Professor
  • Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Associate Professor
  • Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  • Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars or Workshops
ii) Associate Professor
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in the relevant field from a recognized university
  • At least eight (8) years of university teaching, four (4) of which as a full-time Senior Lecturer
  • Successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters students and one (1) PhD student, since being appointed as Senior Lecturer
  • At least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as Senior Lecturer
  • Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Senior Lecturer
  • Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  • Evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or Workshops
iii) Senior Lecturer
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in the relevant field from a recognized University
  • At least five (5) years of university teaching, three (3) of which as full-time Lecturer
  • At least three (3) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as Lecturer
  • Successful supervision of at least three (3) Masters students since being appointed Lecturer
  • Evidence of applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Lecturer
  • Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  • Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars or Workshops
iv) Lecturer
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in the relevant field from a recognized university
  • University teaching experience
v) Tutorial Fellow
 
Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree in the relevant field from a recognized university
  • Registered for PhD Degree
B. Non-Academic Staff:
 
i. Administrative Assistant
Grade C/D
 
Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree from a recognized university
  • Additional qualification in Management, CPS or equivalent will be an added advantage
  • At least three (3) years relevant post qualification work experience in a busy organization preferably an institution of higher learning
  • Computer literate
  • Work experience in the Rwanda University Admission system will be an added advantage
ii. Library Assistant 
Grade C/D
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent professional qualification from a recognized institution
  • At least three (3) years relevant post-qualification work experience
  • Computer literate
iii. Procurement Assistant 
Grade A/B
 
Qualifications:
  • Form Four Certificate Division III or KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) or equivalent and above
  • Diploma in Procurement/ Supplies and Logistics or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • At least three (3) years experience in Purchasing and Supplies Management, one (1) of which must be in a public institution
iv. Accounts Assistant 
Grade A/B
 
Qualifications:
  • Form Four Certificate Division IV or KCSE Mean Grade D+ (Plus) or equivalent and above
  • KATC Final or CPA Part I or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • At least three (3) years work experience in a busy organization
  • Computer literate
v. Secretary 
Grade A/B
  • Form Four Certificate Division III or KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) or equivalent and above
  • Type writing speed of 50 wpm
  • Shorthand speed of 60 wpm
  • Office practice II
  • Office management
  • Business English III
  • Computer literate
  • At least three (3) years relevant work experience in a busy organization preferably an institution of higher learning
vi. Receptionist
Grade A/B
  • Form IV Certificate Division IV or KCSE Mean Grade D+ (Plus) or equivalent and above
  • Diploma in Front Office Operation/ Reception/ equivalent from a recognized institution
  • At least three (3) years experience in a busy office environment
  • Good communication skills in English and Kiswahili
  • Computer literate
  • Work experience in the Rwanda University Admission system will be an added advantage
vii. Computer Technician
 Grade A/B
  • Form IV Certificate Division III or KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) or equivalent and above
  • Diploma in ICT related field from a recognized institution
  • At least three (3) years relevant work experience in a busy ICT environment
viii. Clerk
Grade A/B
  • Form IV Certificate Division III or KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) or equivalent and above
  • Diploma in Data Entry/ Data Management from a recognized institution
  • At least three (3) years work experience in Data Entry and analysis
  • Computer literate
  • Work experience in the Rwanda University Admission system will be an added advantage
ix. Security Officer
Grade III/IV
  • Form IV Certificate Division IV or KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain) or equivalent and above
  • At least over three (3) years relevant work experience
  • Served in the discipline force or has over three (3) months security training
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Computer literate
x. Caretaker
Grade III/IV
  • Form IV Certificate Division IV or KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain) or equivalent and above
  • Discharge certificate from the Discipline forces or Security firm
  • At least three (3) years relevant work experience
  • Valid certificate of Good Conduct
xi. Cleaner
Grade III/IV
  • Form IV Certificate
  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Pleasant personality
C. Terms of Service:
 
A. Full - Time Appointment:
 
The terms of service for the above include a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.

Successful candidates will be offered two (2) year renewable performance - based contract. 

Gratuity will be paid at the end of the contract.

B. Part – Time Appointment:
 
Lecturers interested in Part – Time teaching should clearly indicate so in their application.

They will be engaged on pre-determined hourly rates.

Applicants should submit application letters and curriculum vitae (CV) and give full details of educational and professional qualifications, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address.

Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in area of specialization.

Applicants and Referees should write to:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)
Kenyatta University
P. O. Box 43844 – 00100
Nairobi

Applications should be sent directly to the above address OR be placed in the designated box at the proposed Kigali Campus premises in Kenyatta University, situated at Nyabisidu, next to Controle Technique, Remera, Kigali, Rwanda.

Applications and letters from the referees should be received not later than, Tuesday, 19th January 2016.


Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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