ICT Officer (Systems) Job in Kenya

Job Title: ICT Officer (Systems)
Hiring Organization: United States International University-Africa
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Education
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/09/2024

United States International University-Africa, is a Higher Learning Institution based in Nairobi, Kenya and is the most diverse university in East and Central Africa with about 6,000 students from over 60 nations, and a global network of more than 25,000 alumni. USIU-Africa is the only university in Sub-Saharan Africa whose degree programs are accredited by both the Kenya Government through the Commission for University Education (CUE), and by the American Government through the WASC Senior Colleges and Universities Commission (WSCUC).

In line with our commitment to providing quality, affordable education through world-class service delivery platforms, USIU-Africa is seeking to recruit a suitable and qualified candidate for the following position:

ICT Officer (Systems)

Job summary:

The ICT Officer (Systems) is responsible for capturing incoming hardware and software calls from various user stations and resolving them online via remote control support where applicable or escalated.

Key Responsibilities/Tasks/Duties:

  • Capturing on the helpdesk system the details to all user requests as they come in via phone or email.
  • Resolving level 1 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 2 and 3 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, escalated, completed and closed.
  • Develop and conduct user training programs as well as maintain and update system procedure manuals to improve on performance standards.
  • Hands-on experience of handling websites and SEO.
  • 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.

Minimum Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology.
  • Professional qualification: Microsoft, Networking or Security Certification
  • Experience: At least 3 years

Personal Attributes & Competencies:

  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of multimedia technologies, including projectors, interactive displays, sound systems, video conferencing, and related accessories.
  • Familiarity with equipment and software commonly used in educational settings.

How To Apply

If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and desire to work as a team member in a modern, progressive, international, and multicultural institution where you can make a difference, please apply indicating in the subject line “ICT Officer (Systems)”. 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 by 5.00pm, Wednesday, May 22, 2024 to:

Director, Human Resource,
United States International University – Africa,
P. O. Box 14634-00800, Nairobi, Kenya
Email: jobs-ict@usiu.ac.ke

Disclaimer: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

USIU-Africa is an equal opportunity employer