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Clinical Officer

Reporting to the Principal Medical Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing medical health care, counseling and support services to members of the University.

Key Responsibilities

·         Diagnose and treat patients;

·         Perform minor surgical procedures;
·         Attend to medical emergencies ;
·         Advise & counsel patients;
·         Monitor and follow up of dental and optical payments for University employees and dependents;
·         Plan graduation and other campus events where health services are required;
·         Prepare and present medical information for staff and students during orientations;
·         Accompany students for sports and educational trips;
·         Final clearance for students;
·         Participate in recruitment and in–house training for locum staff in the department;
·         Approve movement of drugs from main pharmacy to other locations – nursing stations, sports accounts
·         Attend departmental meetings when required;
·         Participate in monthly stock taking;
·         Attend departmental meetings when required;

Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience

·         Diploma in Clinical Medicine & Surgery or equivalent from an accredited institution;
·         A undergraduate degree in a related area is an added advantage;
·         Trained on PMTC, STI Syndrome Management, current management of PTB and ARV’s;
·         At least 5 years’ experience
Personal Attributes & Competencies
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
·         Confidentiality and Integrity;
·         Proficiency in Computer Applications;
·         Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
·         Good Communication Skills;
·         Self-Motivated;
·         Attention to Detail;
·         Adaptability and Reliability;
·         Knowledge of Counseling;


Procurement Chief Manager
Reporting to Director of Finance, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading and managing procurement efforts to efficiently and effectively enable budget holders maximize value to meet university objectives.

Key Responsibilities

·         Maintain and continually update standing lists of registered suppliers required by the university;
·         Prepare tender documents to facilitate fair competition and in compliance with the best practices as related to format for tender documents;
·         Prepare, publish and distribute procurement opportunities including invitations to tender, request for quotations and proposals, prequalification documents and invitation for expression of interest;
·         Coordinate the receiving and opening of tender documents;
·         Submit shortlists and lists of pre-qualified tenders for approval;
·         Issue procurement documents to candidates;
·         Propose the membership of the evaluation committee for consideration and appointment;
·         Coordinate the evaluations of tenders, quotations and proposals;
·         Recommend for consideration the negotiation of a procurement by the evaluation committee where negotiations are allowed and participate in negotiations;
·         Prepare and publish tender awards;
·         Ensure contract documents are prepared in line with the award decision;
·         Prepare and issue debriefing letters;
·         Communicate all contract variations and modifications to the Divisions of Legal Services and Company Secretary for drafting of contracts;
·         Maintenance and archiving of the procurement documents and records for the required period;
·         Provide information, as required for any investigation to debar a tender or contractor;
·         Act as a secretariat to the evaluation, inspection and acceptance committee;
·         Monitor contract management by user departments to ensure implementation of contracts in accordance with the terms and conditions of the contracts;
·         Report any significant departures from the terms and conditions of the contract to the Vice Chancellor and the Director/Legal Services and Company Secretary;
·         Prepare consolidated procurement plans in consultation with the Management Board;
·         Coordinate internal monitoring and evaluation of the procurement and supply chain function;
·         Carry out market surveys to inform the placing of orders;
·         Conduct periodic and annual stock taking;
·         Certify the invoices and vouchers to facilitate processing of payment to suppliers;
·         Recommend extension of the tender validity period;
·         Verify that the available stock levels warrant initiating a procurement process;
·         Develop the standard operating procedures for procurement and other related manuals;

Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience

·         A graduate degree in Supplies Management from an accredited university;
·         An undergraduate degree and Diploma in Supplies Management from an accredited university;
·         Served as Senior Procurement Officer for a minimum of 8 years;
·         Deep knowledge of supply chain management, procurement, inventory management and logistics best practices;
·         Experience with inventory management systems and/or Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (particularly SAP).
Personal Attributes & Competencies
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
·         Confidentiality and Integrity;
·         Proficiency in Computer Applications;
·         Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
·         Relationship Builder & Effective Negotiator;
·         Good Communication Skills;
·         Self-Motivated;
·         Attention to Detail;
·         Adaptability and Reliability


Film Technician
Reporting to the Director of the Journalism Program, the successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining film studio equipment, installing and testing new facilities and equipment, setting up and operating editing facilities both for video and audio, and working collaboratively with faculty, staff and students.

Key Responsibilities

·         Assisting in the management of academic productions and processes; from both a production and sound management perspective;
·         Assist faculty in the supervision of students in the field and studio production work;
·         Maintaining specialized equipment for film production and interactive media;
·         Installing and testing new facilities and equipment;
·         Setting up film equipment for a pre-production and production; operating editing facilities in post-production;
·         Edit film material electronically using Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Audition;
·         Minimizing loss of service following equipment failure by rapidly identifying and implementing alternative methods of service provision;
·         Set up a virtual studio and an audio studio, including lighting of a set;
·         Designing and installing custom audiovisual circuits;
·         Instruct students on using film production equipment, how to film, edit graphics or sound;
·         Supervise and guide film production students handling their practical assignments in the studio;
·         Maintains records regarding equipment repair, service and installations;
·         Manage the movement of studio equipment within and out of campus;
·         Maintain an updated log and recordings/journal of all equipment within the program, from the audio recording studio to film footage recordings at the editing labs;
·         Performs other related duties as assigned.

Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience

·         Bachelor’s degree in Film or TV Production or related field from an accredited university;
·         Diploma in Film or TV Production from an accredited institution
·         3 years’ experience working in a busy production or recording studio/house, or a film production institution;
·         Must have practical experience with, and working knowledge of, relevant tools such as Final Cut Pro 7 / X, and such Adobe CC products as Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Adobe After Effects CC, Adobe Audition CC, InDesign CC, Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, and Adobe Animate CC.
·         Working knowledge of film studio equipment such as Canon C200, Blackmagic Design URSA Mini 4K, sound recording both on location and studio setting; DSLR Cameras (Canon 80D, Canon 7D Mark II, Canon 5D Mark III)
Personal Attributes & Competencies
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
·         Confidentiality and Integrity;
·         Proficiency in Computer Applications;
·         Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
·         Good Communication Skills;
·         Self-Motivated;
·         Attention to Detail;
·         Adaptability and Reliability


Principal Accountant
Reporting to the Chief Accountant, the successful candidate will be responsible for management of the Accounts Receivables Section and the Credit Control Office.
Key Responsibilities
·         Oversee the maintenance and updating of students accounts;
·         Billing student accounts with various charges and prepare a debtors aging report every month;
·         Preparation of revenue reconciliation for student fees and other student revenues;
·         Posting and reconciliation of Student Financial Aid accounts;
·         Making credit arrangement sponsors, guardians and student for payment of fees;
·         Responding to students and sponsor queries on account balances;
·         Management of student exchange and other programs e.g. International Student Exchange Programs, KUCCPS, HELB, etc.
·         Financial clearance-to facilitate access to course text and university facilities;
·         Students’ hold management;
·         Ensure robust internal controls and adherence to university policies;
·         Preparation of audit schedules and ensure reconciliation student ledger accounts at the end of the financial year;
·         Supervising accountants to ensure timely reporting;
·         Supervising the Credit Controller to ensure collections are optimized each semester.

Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience

·         A graduate degree in Business in Finance or Accounting from an accredited university;
·         An undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting from an accredited university;
·         Certified Public Accountant (K) Finalist;
·         Membership of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya ( ICPAK);
·         At least 5 years’ relevant working experience.
Personal Attributes & Competencies
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
·         Confidentiality and Integrity;
·         Proficiency In Computer Applications;
·         Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
·         Relationship Builder & Effective Negotiator;
·         Good Communication Skills;
·         Self-Motivated;
·         Attention to Detail;
·         Adaptability and Reliability


Animation Technician
Reporting to the Director of the Journalism Program, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical and academic support for students and faculty in their projects.

Key Responsibilities

·         Provides technical and academic support for BA Animation students and faculty.
·         Researching and tracking technologies related to Animation.
·         Demonstrates to students the safe and appropriate use and application of equipment, tools, materials, techniques and processes.
·         Conducts needs analysis with chair and departmental faculty on department capital purchases, renovations, and policies.
·         Coordinates with IT in troubleshooting software and system issues, obtaining software licenses and supplies for the BA Animation program.
·         Documents and archives student work, coordinating with faculty, Program Director and Dean.
·         Perform or outsource hardware repairs such as camera and lighting equipment;
·         Prepares and configures BA Animation classrooms prior to each semester. Works with IT to create software loads for computers.
·         Researches & collaborates on capital budget requests with Department Chair.
·         Maintains and monitors equipment, systems, and supplies in animation studios and computer labs.
·         Organizes and assists in departmental exhibitions and events, including the Senior Exhibition, student shows, and animation festivals to increase the exposure of the BA Animation program on campus, regionally, and internationally.
·         Builds and cultivates both internal and external online web presence for the department; creates documentation.
·         Ability to assess, organize and troubleshoot a larger variety of software and hardware
·         Creating a system for equipment checkout to students and faculty
·         Performs other related duties as assigned.

 Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience

·         An undergraduate degree in Animation or related field from an accredited university;

·         Diploma in Animation from an accredited institution;
·         Proven experience in animation or supporting animation;
·         Proven experience in documenting art projects using video and still photography;
·         Proven experience in designing and constructing physical installations
·         Proven experience as an instructor
·         Proven experience with Maya, Adobe After Effects CC, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe Photoshop CC and other audio, photo and video editing software, as well as post-production applications
·         Proven experience with sound recording and software (ProTools, Adobe Audition CC)
·         Practical working experience with a broad range of software, equipment, techniques and materials related to animation production, including drawn animation, stop-motion animation, 3D computer animation, 3D modeling, virtual reality, basic electronics and related open-source software.
·         Experience with administering and working with computer networks, file servers, and software network license servers, especially in relation to networked render farm nodes.
·         Extensive knowledge of Arnold Renderer, ZBrush, Unity, Dragonframe, and MudBox.
·         Knowledge of code language: Python, Javascript, etc
·         Experience authoring virtual reality and augmented reality experiences
Personal Attributes & Competencies
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
·         Confidentiality and Integrity;
·         Proficiency In Computer Applications in Apple and PC systems.
·         Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
·         Good Communication Skills;
·         Self-Motivated;
·         Attention to Detail;
·         Adaptability and Reliability
·         Experience with website creation and maintenance.


ICT Officer
Reporting to the Senior ICT Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in providing direction for all hardware and software systems that deliver multimedia services to the university community. He/She will also assist in the management of the Multimedia unit.
Key Responsibilities
·         To provide technical support and advice as required;
·         Distributing calls and work shift to appropriate ICT Specialists within the Multimedia unit and participating in the work shift as well;
·         Design and enforce security across all client computers and servers utilizing multimedia services;
·         Design and deploy backup and disaster recovery plans for all multimedia services;
·         Develop SOPs and other periodical checklists to ensure that services run optimally in the university;
·         To adopt a proactive approach and responsibility in providing ICT both first-line and second-line support;
·         Attending to first line network issues;
·         Work as part of a team and adopt flexible working practices;
·         Perform preventive maintenance duties on items of ICT hardware, including the cleaning of equipment;
·         Respond to ICT support request in a timely fashion to ensure minimum disruption to teaching and learning at all times.
·         Train helpdesk officers, roaming support team members, interns and work studies to ensure they can give level 1 and 2 support to customers on multimedia issues.
·         Install and upgrade both systems and application software as required adhering to all licensing regulations, SLA e.g. Library smart-board, Auditorium Sound System.
·         Maintain the multimedia online shared calendar system.
·         To maintain an inventory of computer/laptop hardware and software.
·         Interface with business applications section to plan for new projects that require input / or impact multimedia services.
·         Design Technical Specifications of Audio Visual (AV) equipment and ensure that equipment supplied by vendors conform to the same.
·         Manage the equipment status to ensure that replacements and upgrades are scheduled timely.
·         Design and update documentation – security, configurations, tests, patches, inventory, etc.
·         Schedule and supervise maintenance of all equipment and software in the section.
·         Manage the activities of other employees, interns and work study teams assigned to them.
·         Plan and avail Multimedia resources to different sections of the Institution.
·         Resolving accurately and prioritize support requests, outcomes and time taken in the Help-desk software according to operational level agreement (LAN support/automated service catalog).

Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience

·         An undergraduate degree in Information Technology from an accredited university;
·         Certification in ITIL, Linux/Unix, Cyber Security and Certified Ethical Hacker (MCITP is a plus);
·         At least 5 years’ experience in a related field;
Personal Attributes & Competencies
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
·         Confidentiality and Integrity;
·         Proficiency In Computer Applications;
·         Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
·         Relationship Builder & Effective Negotiator;
·         Good Communication Skills;
·         Self-Motivated;
·         Attention to Detail;
·         Adaptability and Reliability


Teaching Laboratory Technologists
Reporting to the Program Director,the successful candidates will be mainly responsible for the smooth running of teaching labs and ensuring users (faculty and students) receive maximum benefits from available lab resources.
Key Responsibilities
·         Supporting and advising students and faculty on the appropriate use of IT resources in the Labs in order to provide a positive learning experience;
·         Enforcing safe practices and maintaining security of all hardware, network and data held and accessed, in compliance with the university’s ICT policies;
·         Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance upgrades, cleaning of computers and audio visual equipment;
·         Prepare lab schedule and time allocation for computer labs;
·         Analyzing and recovering system when malfunction occurs;
·         Supporting the roll-out of new instructional software and applications;
·         Responding within agreed time limits to call-outs;
·         Working continuously on a task until completion (or referral to third parties, if appropriate).
·         Prioritizing and managing many open cases at one time;
·         Obtaining replacement on fixtures or fittings;
·         Identifying possible ICT requirements and solutions.
·         Maintaining a complete and up-to-date inventory and asset register of all SST computers, servers, consumables, networking equipment and the relevant software accompanying them used for instructional purposes.
·         Coordinating and scheduling work with vendor service providers in consultation with program director.
·         In consultation with faculty, develop lab manuals for lab-based courses.
·         Providing periodic reports relevant for monitoring and evaluation.
·         Attending meetings and facilitating training sessions where relevant.
·         Maintain compliance with all university policies and procedures.
·         Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience

·         Undergraduate qualification in IT or related field from an accredited university;
·         Certification in Linux/Unix, Cisco, Microsoft, Linux, IT Security and Programming,
·         At least two (2) years of relevant post-qualification experience.
Personal Attributes & Competencies
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
·         Confidentiality and Integrity;
·         Proficiency in Computer Applications;
·         Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
·         Relationship Builder & Effective Negotiator;
·         Good Communication Skills;
·         Self-Motivated;
·         Attention to Detail;
·         Adaptability and Reliability

ICT Assistant
Reporting to the Chief Manager – ICT (Service Delivery), the successful candidate will be responsible for capturing incoming hardware and software calls from various user stations and resolving them online via remote control support where applicable, or escalate them to a specialist.

Key Responsibilities

·         Capturing on the helpdesk system the details to all user requests as they come in via phone or email;
·         Ensuring that all the pertinent details of a request are accurately captured;
·         Resolving Level I calls (MS Office, User permissions, Internet Access, Printing errors, etc.) over the phone or remotely by employing comprehensive problem analysis and customer service skills;
·         Assigning Level II and III calls to appropriate ICT Specialists in the various sections;
·         Ensure equipment is available to students, faculty and administration staff as per requests;
·         Maintain and control user authentication information details for access and security;
·         Ensuring all calls are appropriately assigned or escalated;
·         Ensuring that all completed calls are appropriately closed;
·         Test, image, and clean PCs, laptops, and other related hardware;
·         Working in shifts to ensure service availability during all the required times;
·         Updating the helpdesk knowledgebase with relevant information;
·         Establish, maintain, and increase client satisfaction through professional, courteous, and caring service;
·         Develop and conduct user training programs as well as maintain and update system procedure manuals to improve on performance standards;
·         Will be responsible for developing the following Reports: Weekly Activity Reports, Checklist Reports, and Ticket Resolution Reports;
·         Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience

·         An undergraduate degree in Information Technology from an accredited university;
·         Certifications in CCNA, ITIL, MCITP or MCTS;
·         At least 1 year experience in a related capacity;
Personal Attributes & Competencies
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
·         Confidentiality and Integrity;
·         Proficiency in Computer Applications;
·         Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
·         Good Communication Skills;
·         Self-Motivated;
·         Attention to Detail;
·         Adaptability and Reliability

Telephone Operator/Receptionist
Reporting to the Chief Admissions Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the image of the university as per the vision by attending to the clients/visitors with respect and integrity and operating the computer-based switchboard in re-routing calls efficiently.

Key Responsibilities

·         Operate the ISDX computer based console switchboard to ensure that incoming and outgoing calls are dealt with courteously and efficiently.
·         Receive visitors to the campus and directing them to destined offices and informing them of activities in the university;
·         Responding to in-person and telephone enquiries from potential students about the programs offered;
·         Participate in marketing activities as part of student recruitment;
·         Identify and report telephone service complaints and problems;
·         Process Admissions Application Forms for Data Entry.
·         Maintain and update the University Telephone Directory.
·         To ensure that the main university reception and waiting areas are clean, tidy, safe and professional looking at all times.
·         Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience

·         KCSE Certificate: Grade C – (minus);
·         Occupational Certificate in Telephone Operations / PABX ;
·         Diploma in Front Office Operation / Customer Care / Public Relations / Communication / Hospitality Management from an accredited institution;
·         At least 2 years’ experience in a similar capacity;
Personal Attributes & Competencies
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
·         Confidentiality and Integrity;
·         Proficiency in Computer Applications;
·         Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
·         Relationship Builder & Effective Negotiator;
·         Good Communication Skills;
·         Self-Motivated;
·         Attention to Detail;
·         Adaptability and Reliability
How to Apply
Incumbents will be expected to continue upgrading their knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes and trends in higher education.
If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and want to work as a team member in a modern and progressive institution where you can make a difference, please apply. Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the following address by: Friday, March 23, 2018.
Director of Administration,
United States International University – Africa
P.O Box 14634-00800, Nairobi, Kenya
Email: jobs@usiu.ac.ke
USIU-Africa is an equal opportunity employer.
NOTE:
·         USIU-Africa has neither appointed any agent(s) to recruit, nor collects any charges/fees on its behalf, for any vacancies it has announced. All University communication to potential candidates is specifically through the following email address: hr@usiu.ac.ke. 
·         The applicant should kindly indicate on the subject line (in case of email), whichever position he/she has applied for.

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