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Massive Recruitment in Kenyatta University (Over 100 Vacancies)

Career Opportunities in a Fast Growing Institution
Kenyatta University seeks to recruit competent and dedicated applicants to fill up the following positions:
School of Business
Department of Management Science
I. Professors – Main Campus
Areas of Specialization:
a) Procurement and Supply Chain Management.

b) Project Management.
c) Management Information Systems.

Qualifications:
·         PhD. Degree in the relevant field from a recognized University
·         At least twelve (12) years of University teaching at Lecturer level, (5) of which as full-time Associate Professor.
·         Successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters Students and at least two (2) PhD. students since being appointed Associate Professor.
·         At least four (4) articles in refereed journals, since being appointed as an Associate Professor.
·         Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as an Associate Professor.
·         Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching.
·         Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars and workshops.
II. Associate Professors – Main Campus
Areas of Specialization:
a) Procurement and Supply Chain Management.
b) Project Management.
c) Management Information System.
Qualifications:
·         PhD. Degree in the relevant field from a recognized University
·         At least eight (8) years of University teaching, four (4) of which as full-time Senior Lecturer.
·         Successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters Students and one (1) PhD. student, since being appointed Senior Lecturer.
·         At least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as a Senior Lecturer.
·         Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as a Senior Lecturer.
·         Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching.
·         Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars and workshops.
III. Senior Lecturers – Main Campus
Areas of Specialization
a) Procurement and Supply Chain Management.
b) Project Management.
c) Management Information Systems
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 Lecturer
·         Successful supervision of at least three (3) Masters Students.
·         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 learned conferences, seminars or workshops.
IV. Lecturers
Areas of Specialization:
a) Procurement and Supply Chain Management – Main & Nakuru campuses.
b) Project Management – Main, Mombasa & Kericho campuses.
c) Management Information Systems – Main, Kericho & Nakuru campuses.
d) Actuarial Science & Risk Management – Main campus.
e) Business Statistics – Main, Mombasa, Kericho & Nakuru campuses.
Qualifications:
·         PhD. Degree in the relevant field from a recognized University
·         University teaching experience.
V. Tutorial Felows
Areas of Specialization:
a) Procurement and Supply Chain Management – Main, Mombasa, Kericho & Nyeri campuses.
b) Project Management – Main, Nakuru & Nyeri campuses.
c) Management Information Systems – Main & Nyeri campuses.
d) Actuarial Science & Risk Management – Main campus.
e) Business Statistics – Nakuru campus.
Qualifications:
·         Masters Degree in the relevant field from a recognized University.
·         Applicants must be prepared to pursue Ph.D. in their areas of specialization
·         PhD Registration and university teaching experience will be an added advantage.

Directorate of Accommodation Services
I. House Keeper – Grade C/D
·         KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or its equivalent
·         Degree or Higher National Diploma in House Keeping, Catering, Institutional Management or equivalent from a recognized institution.
·         Good communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
·         Computer Literate.
·         At least Three (3) years relevant work experience in a busy organization.
II. Assistant Housekeeper – Grade A/B
·         KCSE mean grade C-or its equivalent.
·         Diploma in Institutional Management or Accommodation and Laundry Services
·         Good communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
·         Computer Literate.
·         At least Two (2) years relevant work experience in a busy organization.
III. Receptionist – Grade III/IV
·         KCSE mean grade D+ (Plus) or its equivalent
·         Diploma in Front Office Management /Reception / equivalent from a recognized institution.
·         Good communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
·         Computer Literate.
·         At least Three (3) years relevant work experience in a busy organization.
IV. Night Attendant – Grade III/IV
·         KCSE certificate or its equivalent
·         Must have worked in the disciplined forces of Kenya or any other reputable security firm with a clean discharge certificate.
·         Current certificate of Good conduct.
·         At least Two (2) years relevant work experience in a busy organization.
·         First Aid training certificate.
·         Experience in working in an institution of Higher learning will be an added advantage.

Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning Co-ordinator
Grade 12
(Garissa Centre)
Qualifications:
·         Masters Degree in Education or related field from a recognized institution.
·         Five (5) years relevant experience in teaching and /or administration.
Duties:
·         Promoting efficient management of respective Campuses.
·         Coordination of Academic and Administration issues at the Campus.
·         Assisting and advising students as required.
·         Serve as a liaison officer between Centre and the University.
·         Marketing Kenyatta University programs.

School of Architecture & the Built Environment.
Department of Architecture & Interior Design
I. Professors
Qualifications:
·         PhD. Degree from a recognized University with teaching experience in any of the following areas of specialization:
ü Architecture & Environmental Design
ü Architecture & Interior Design
ü Architecture & Urban Design
ü Architecture & Fine Art
ü Architecture & Spatial Planning
·         At least Twelve (12) years of University teaching, Seven (7) of which as full-time Associate Professor.
·         Successfully supervised at least Four (4) Masters Students and Two (2) PhD. students, since being appointed Associate Professor.
·         At least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as 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 and workshops.
·         Current registration by relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.
II. Associate Professors.
Qualifications:
·         PhD. Degree from a recognized University with teaching experience in any of the following areas of specialization:
ü Architecture & Environmental Design
ü Architecture & Interior Design
ü Architecture & Urban Design
ü Architecture & Fine Art
ü Architecture & Spatial Planning
·         At least eight (8) years of University teaching, four (4) of which as fulltime Senior Lecturer.
·         Successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters Students and one (1) PhD. student, since being appointed Senior Lecturer.
·         At least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as a Senior Lecturer.
·         Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as a Senior Lecturer.
·         Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching.
·         Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars and workshops.
·         Current registration by relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.
III. Senior Lecturers
Qualifications:
·         PhD. Degree from a recognized University with teaching experience in any of the following areas:
ü Architecture & Environmental Design
ü Architecture & Interior Design
ü Architecture & Urban Design
ü Architecture & Fine Art
ü Architecture & Spatial Planning
·         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 Lecturer
·         Successful supervision of at least three (3) Masters Students.
·         Evidence of applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Lecturer.
·         Evidence of good quality teaching.
·         Evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or workshops.
·         Current registration by relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.
IV. Lecturers
Qualifications:
·         Ph.D Degree or have successfully defended Ph.D thesis in a recognized University with teaching experience in any of the following areas:
ü Architecture & Environmental Design
ü Architecture & Interior Design
ü Architecture & Urban Design
ü Architecture & Fine Art
ü Architecture & Spatial Planning
ü Landscape Architecture
·         Applicants with a Masters Degree and at least five (5) years experience in any of the aforementioned areas of specialization will be considered.
·         Applicants with University teaching experience will have an added advantage.
·         Current registration by relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.
V. Tutorial Fellows
Qualifications:
·         Masters in any of the following areas of specialization from a recognized university.
ü Architecture & Environmental Design
ü Architecture & Interior Design
ü Architecture & Urban Design
ü Architecture & Fine Art
ü Architecture & Spatial Planning
ü Landscape Architecture
·         Applicants must be prepared to pursue Ph.D in their areas of specialization
·         PhD Registration and university teaching experience will be an added advantage.
·         Current registration by relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.
VI. Technician – Grade A/B
Qualifications:
·         KCE Div. III or KCSE mean grade C (Plain) and above.
·         At least Credit Diploma or equivalent from a recognized training institution in the following areas of specialization;
ü ArchiCAD
ü AutoCAD
ü Architectural Modelling, e.g. 3DV12, 3D Max, Sketch-up etc
ü 3D Design, printing & animation
ü B.I.M. (Building Information Management)
·         Current registration by relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.

School of Architecture & the Built Environment
Department of Construction and Real Estate Management
I. Professors
Qualifications:
·         PhD. Degree from a recognized University with teaching experience in any of the following areas of specialization:
ü Real Estate Management
ü Property Management
ü Quantity Surveying
ü Construction Management
ü Building Technology
ü Building Economics
ü Land Economics
ü Valuation
·         At least Twelve (12) years of University teaching, Seven (7) of which as full-time Associate Professor.
·         Successfully supervised at least Four (4) Masters Students and Two (2) PhD. students, since being appointed Associate Professor.
·         At least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed asAssociate 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 and workshops.
·         Current registration by relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.
II. Associate Professors
Qualifications:
·         PhD. Degree from a recognized University with teaching experience in any of the following areas of specialization:
ü Real Estate Management
ü Property Management
ü Quantity Surveying
ü Construction Management
ü Building Technology
ü Building Economics
ü Land Economics
ü Valuation
·         At least eight (8) years of University teaching, four (4) of which as fulltime Senior Lecturer.

·         Successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters Students and one (1) PhD. student, since being appointed Senior Lecturer.
·         At least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as a Senior Lecturer.
·         Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as a Senior Lecturer.
·         Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching.
·         Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars and workshops.
·         Current registration by relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.
III. Senior Lecturers
Qualifications:
·         PhD. Degree from a recognized University with teaching experience in any of the following areas of specialization:
ü Real Estate Management
ü Property Management
ü Quantity Surveying
ü Construction Management
ü Building Technology
ü Building Economics
ü Land Economics
ü Valuation
·         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 Lecturer
·         Successful supervision of at least three (3) Masters Students.
·         Evidence of applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Lecturer.
·         Evidence of good quality teaching.
·         Evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or workshops.
·         Current registration by relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.
IV. Lecturers
Qualifications:
·         Ph.D Degree or have successfully defended Ph.D thesis in a recognized University with teaching experience in any of the following areas of specialization:
ü Real Estate Management
ü Property Management
ü Quantity Surveying
ü Construction Management
ü Building Technology
ü Building Economics
ü Land Economics
ü Valuation
·         Applicants with a Masters Degree and at least five (5) years experience in any of the aforementioned areas of specialization will be considered.
·         Applicants with University teaching experience will have an added advantage.
·         Current registration by relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.
V. Tutorial Fellows
Qualifications:
·         Masters in any of the following areas of specialization from a recognized university.
ü Real Estate Management
ü Property Management
ü Quantity Surveying
ü Construction Management
ü Building Technology
ü Building Economics
ü Land Economics
ü Valuation
·         Applicants must be prepared to pursue Ph.D in their areas of specialization
·         PhD Registration and university teaching experience will be an added advantage.
·         Current registration by relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.
VI. Technician – Grade A/B
Qualifications:
·         KCE Div. III or KCSE mean grade C (Plain) and above.
·         At least Credit Diploma or equivalent from a recognized training institution in the following areas of specialization;
ü Quantity Surveying
ü Real Estate
ü Construction Management
ü Building Technology
ü Civil Engineering
ü Advanced Data Management & Analysis
ü Surveying & Photogrammetry
·         Current registration by relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.


School of Architecture & the Built Environment
Department of Spatial Planning and Urban Development
I. Professors
Qualifications:
·         PhD. Degree from a recognized University with teaching experience in any of the following areas of specialization:
ü Spatial Planning & Management
ü Urban & Regional Planning
ü Town Planning
ü Urban Planning & Design
ü Land Use Planning & Management
ü Urban Management
ü Infrastructure / Utilities Planning & Management
·         At least Twelve (12) years of University teaching, Seven (7) of which as full-time Associated Professor.
·         Successfully supervised at least Four (4) Masters Students and Two (2) PhD. students, since being appointed Associate Professor.
·         At least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as 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 and workshops.
·         Current registration by relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.
II. Associate Professors
Qualifications:
·         PhD. Degree from a recognized University with teaching experience in any of the following areas of specialization:
ü Spatial Planning & Management
ü Urban & Regional Planning
ü Town Planning
ü Urban Planning & Design
ü Land Use Planning & Management
ü Urban Management
ü Infrastructure / Utilities Planning & Management
·         At least eight (8) years of University teaching, four (4) of which as fulltime Senior Lecturer.
·         Successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters Students and one (1) PhD. student, since being appointed Senior Lecturer.
·         At least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as a Senior Lecturer.
·         Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as a Senior Lecturer.
·         Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching.
·         Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars and workshops.
·         Current registration by relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.
III. Senior Lecturers
Qualifications:
·         PhD. Degree from a recognized University with teaching experience in any of the following areas of specialization:
ü Spatial Planning & Management
ü Urban & Regional Planning
ü Town Planning
ü Urban Planning & Design
ü Land Use Planning & Management
ü Urban Management
ü Infrastructure / Utilities Planning & Management
·         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 Lecturer
·         Successful supervision of at least three (3) Masters Students.
·         Evidence of applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Lecturer.
·         Evidence of good quality teaching.
·         Evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or workshops.
·         Current registration by relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.
IV. Lecturers
Qualifications:
·         Ph.D Degree or have successfully defended Ph.D thesis in a recognized University with teaching experience in any of the following areas of specialization:
ü Spatial Planning & Management
ü Urban & Regional Planning
ü Town Planning
ü Urban Planning & Design
ü Land Use Planning & Management
ü Urban Management
ü Infrastructure / Utilities Planning & Management
·         Applicants with a Masters Degree and at least five (5) years experience in any of the aforementioned areas of specialization will be considered.
·         Applicants with University teaching experience will have an added advantage.
·         Current registration by relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.
V. Tutorial Fellows
Qualifications:
·         Masters in any of the following areas of specialization from a recognized university.
ü Spatial Planning & Management
ü Urban & Regional Planning
ü Town Planning
ü Urban Planning & Design
ü Land Use Planning & Management
ü Urban Management
ü Infrastructure / Utilities Planning & Management
·         Applicants must be prepared to pursue Ph.D in their areas of specialization
·         PhD Registration and university teaching experience will be an added advantage.
·         Current registration by relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.
VI. Technician – Grade A/B
Qualifications:
·         KCE Div. III or KCSE mean grade C (Plain) and above.
·         At least Credit Diploma or equivalent from a recognized training institution in the following areas of specialization;
ü Geoinformatics
ü Cartography
ü Spatial Modelling & Analysis
ü Remote Sensing & GIS Applications.
·         Current registration from relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.


Directorate of Security Services
A. Deputy Director Security Services (Operations)
Qualifications;
·         KCE Div. II or KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) and above.
·         Served in the disciplined forces and attained a rank of captain / Chief inspector of police and above.
·         Over Fifteen (15) relevant years’ experience.
·         Have been an officer commanding at a station level.
·         Knowledge of intelligence collection / investigations.
·         Valid certificate of good conduct.
·         Computer literate.
·         Clean discharge certificate where applicable.
·         A Bachelors degree in a security related field will be an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities:
·         In charge of physical security.
·         Arresting and prosecuting of culprits.
·         Responsible for guard patrol, VIP security and escorts.
·         Training of guards.
·         Updating the Director of Security Services on Security matters.
·         Deployment and supervision of guards.
·         Enforcing of University rules, regulations and procedures.
·         Responsible for security of University property.
B. Deputy Director Security Services (Investigations)
Qualifications;
·         KCE Div. II or KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) and above.
·         Served in the disciplined forces and attained a rank of captain / Chief inspector of police and above.
·         Over Fifteen (15) relevant years’ experience.
·         Have been an officer commanding at a station level.
·         Proven knowledge of intelligence collection / investigations.
·         Valid certificate of good conduct.
·         Computer literate.
·         Clean discharge certificate where applicable.
·         A Bachelors degree in a security related field will be an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Carry out investigations.
·         Liaising with the students and staff union movements in the University.
·         Updating the Director of Security Services on Security matters.
·         Training of personnel on security matters.
·         Enforcing of University rules, regulations and procedures.
·         Responsible for security of University property.


Department of Physical Education
A. Gymnasium Instructor – Grade C/D
Qualifications:
·         Bachelor Degree in Physical Education or Recreation Management or Exercise / Sports Science and any other related field from a recognized institution.
·         At least one (1) year work experience in a fitness Centre / Club.
·         Certificate in any specialized fitness method will be an added advantage.
B. Gymnasium Attendant – Grade III/IV
Qualifications:
·         KCSE or KCE Certificate.
·         Ability to maintain orderly conduct among client.
·         Self-motivated and proactive.
·         Ability to work without supervision.
·         Ability to communicate effectively with clients.
·         Must be prepared to work odd hours.
·         Must be able and prepared to move heavy gym equipment.


Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics)
Machine Operator – Examination
Grade III/IV
Administration Section
·         KCE Division IV or KCSE mean grade D+ (Plus).
·         Certificate in Machine in Machine Maintenance or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
·         At least Three (3) years relevant work experience in a busy organization.
·         Must be a person of integrity.


School of Engineering and Technology
Department of Computing and Information Technology
Areas of Specialization.
·         Artificial Intelligence.
·         Distributed Systems.
·         Programming.
·         Software Engineering.
·         Image Processing and Multimedia Systems.
·         Mobile Computing.
·         Networking.
I. Professors
Qualifications:
·         Ph.D. Degree in Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Information Systems in any of the specified areas of specialization from a recognized University.
·         At least Twelve (12) years of University teaching, Seven (7) of which as full-time Associate Professor.
·         Successfully supervised at least Four (4) Masters Students and Two (2) Ph.D. students, since being appointed Associate Professor.
·         At least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as 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 and workshops.
II. Associate Professors
Qualifications:
·         Ph.D. Degree in Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Information Systems in any of the specified areas of specialization from a recognized University.
·         At least eight (8) years of University teaching, four (4) of which as full-time Senior Lecturer.
·         Successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters Students and one (1) PhD. student, since being appointed Senior Lecturer.
·         At least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as a Senior Lecturer.
·         Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as a Senior Lecturer.
·         Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching.
·         Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars and workshops.
III. Senior Lecturers
Qualifications:
·         Ph.D. Degree in Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Information Systems in any of the specified areas of specialization 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 Lecturer
·         Successful supervision of at least three (3) Masters Students.
·         Evidence of applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Lecturer.
·         Evidence of good quality teaching.
·         Evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or workshops.
·         Current registration by relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.
IV. Lecturers
Qualifications:
·         PhD. Degree or successfully defended Ph.D. Thesis in Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Information Systems in any of the specified areas of specialization from a recognized University.
·         Applicants with a Masters Degree and at least five (5) years experience in any of the aforementioned areas of specialization will be considered.
·         Applicants with University teaching experience will have an added advantage.
·         Current registration by relevant professional statutory bodies and membership in a professional association will be an added advantage.
V. Tutorial Fellows
Qualifications:
·         Masters in Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Information Systems in any of the specified areas of specialization from a recognized University.
·         Hands on experience in Programming (C++, Java, PHP and MySQL)
·         Applicants must be prepared to pursue Ph.D. in their areas of specialization
·         PhD Registration will be an added advantage.
Terms of Service:
The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.
The applicants should provide full details of educational and professional qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address.
For teaching positions above Tutorial Fellow, employment will be on permanent and pensionable terms.
Tutorial Fellows are employed on one (1) year renewable contract, to the maximum of three (3) years.
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 directly to:
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)
Kenyatta University
P. O. Box 43844 – 00100
Nairobi
Applications and letters from the referees should be received not later than, 15th December 2016.
Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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