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Senior Technician (Media)

Reference Number: KarU/ST /2022

Job Description

  • Planning, designing, and supervising the collection and preparation of teaching and research materials by students to ensure the correct materials are used in the practicals in liaison with senior officers.
  • Organize induction sessions in media technology for students and staff.
  • Provide professional support to students and lecturers to improve and manage the consultancy services undertaken in the laboratories/workshops.
  • Supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate practicals in order to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations.
  • Facilitate, managing and administer media technology sessions and research activities.
  • Prepare work and procurement plans to ensure the timely acquisition of materials and equipment in the media lab.
  • Management, maintenance and general safe use of Educational Media Lab equipment and materials.
  • Ensure proper disposal of laboratory waste by segregating all wastes by how they are managed in order to minimize risks associated with the disposal of laboratory waste
  • Implementing the Quality Management System (QMS) and applicable standards with respect to the Educational Media Lab;
  • Supporting and facilitating the integration and use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in University teaching and learning processes;
  • Carry out other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by a senior officer

Job Specification for Appointment 

  • Bachelor’s degree and Higher National Diploma with seven (7) years relevant experience 
  • Knowledge in information communication technology 
  • First Aid and Occupational Health and Safety Training 
  • Membership of a professional body where applicable.

Tutorial Fellow

Reference Number :KarU/HR/TF/2022

Job Description for Tutorial Fellow

  • Participate in curriculum development and review. 
  • Prepare course outline to guide in the effective delivery and coverage of the syllabus.
  • Develop learning content to ensure adequate coverage of the course outline.
  • Teach Undergraduate, Diploma and Certificate courses. 
  • Set, invigilate, and administer examinations to test the understanding of course content and give progressive report to the Department.
  • Supervise students’ projects and attend defense meetings to enable them to complete their studies successfully.
  • Carry out research, prepare publications and participate in conferences to disseminate knowledge generated.
  • Attract funding to the University to support research. 
  • Facilitate field studies and assess students during attachments/trips/internships. 
  • Participate in official University meetings and functions.
  • Monitor class attendance sheets to ensure that students sitting for the examinations meet the required lecture attendance of more than four-fifth of all lectures before they can sit for their examinations. 
  • Carry out other duties & responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.

Job Requirements for Appointment

  • Must have a Master’s degree and a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
  • Be registered or ready to register for a Doctorate (Ph.D.) degree programme.
  • Demonstrate potential for university teaching and/or research during the appointment interview.

Senior Network Administrator

Reference Number:KarU/HR/SNA/2022

Job Description

  • Support server applications and operating systems by coding to ensure ICT infrastructure runs efficiently.
  • Maintenance of telephone systems and computer stations to keep the system running efficiently and effectively.
  • Provide helpdesk assistance in resolving network-related problems by university users.
  • Set user access, and permissions and implement firewalls and security devices to ensure network security to prevent unauthorized access.
  • Assist in maintaining both internal and external university networks.
  • Respond to service calls and emails promptly to solve any computer issues and failed processes and systems.
  • Maintain, repair, install and upgrade network and computer systems for more efficiency, faster and increased productivity by users.
  • Diagnose and fix problems or potential problems with the network and its hardware, software and systems to ensure all failed computer products and processes are identified and solved.
  • Monitor network and systems to improve performance.
  • Carry out other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by a senior officer

Job Specification for Appointment 

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution 
  • At least three (3) years of relevant work experience from an institution of higher learning or a large commercial enterprise
  • Membership registration in a relevant professional body 
  • Any other professional qualifications will be an added advantage.

Accountant I

Reference Number:KarU/HR/ACC/2022

Job Description

  • Prepare University quarterly and annual financial statements and reports to assist management in decision making
  • File statutory returns with the relevant authorities to ensure compliance with statutory requirements.
  • Prepare the finance department risk matrix and ensure that finance department members are aware of risk-prone areas to develop ways to mitigate the risk
  • Assist in the preparation of the finance department work plan and ensure adherence by the members of the department to plan for departmental activities
  • Prepare the finance department procurement plan and ensure that the University procurement plan is within the approved University budget for budgetary control
  • Supervise operations in the cash office, expenditure section, student finance and salaries section to ensure the smooth running of the operations within these sections
  • Prepare management reports to facilitate decision making
  • Conduct analysis of financial data within each section to guide future operations
  • Oversee the Maintenance of the Fixed assets register on regular basis and ensure that the assets are correctly coded to safeguard University assets
  • Carry out other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by a senior officer

Job Requirements for Appointment

  • Master’s degree in finance or accounting field from a recognized institution 
  • CPA III 
  • At least four (4) years’ work experience as an Accountant II or a comparable position. 
  • Membership registration with ICPAK or any other relevant professional body 
  • Knowledge of Information Communication Technology

Method of Application

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
The successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package in accordance with the existing Terms and Conditions of Service.

MODE OF APPLICATION 
Applicants must submit two (2) copies of applications giving details of their educational and professional qualifications, age, detailed work experience, present post and salary, 
applicant’s telephone number, and e-mail address. Enclose certified copies of certificates and testimonials and give names and addresses of three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and area of specialization, accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae and a copy of the most recent pay slip. 
In addition, applicants should request their referees to write directly to the undersigned, in separate sealed envelopes. Interested applicants should send the applications to the address below, quoting the relevant reference number, so as to be received on or before Tuesday 1st November, 2022.

The Vice-Chancellor
Karatina University
P.O. Box 1957- 10101
KARATINA
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