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Tuesday, 21 June 2011

Kabianga University College Registrars, Librarians, Assistant Games Tutor and Lecturer Jobs in Kenya

Kabianga University College
A Constituent College of Moi University

Applicants are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts.

A. Office of the Deputy Principal (Academic & Student Affairs)

(I) Office of the Deputy Principal (Academic & Student Affairs)

1. Registrar Academic Affairs

Scale 15
1 Position
AC/52/06/11

The successful candidate will report to the Deputy Principal Academic & Student Affairs and will provide administrative support to the University Academic Division.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Registrar shall:

  • Coordination of all teaching activities which include preparation of curricula, regulations, University almanac, timetables, examinations, result slips, transcripts, certificates and graduation.
  • Formulation and provision of policy guidelines on planning, development and management of academic programmes.
  • Guiding Deans of Faculties, Heads of Departments, Directors of Schools or Institutes and Coordinators of Satellite Campuses.
  • Overseeing the administration of the students’ affairs which include admission, registration, orientation, student welfare, counseling, career guidance and discipline.
  • Coordination of student and staff research activities.
  • Planning and organizing public lectures, student attachments in conjunction with the Deans and Heads of Departments.
  • Provision of secretariat to Academic Board and its committees

Qualifications
The applicant must have:

  • The applicant Must have served as Deputy Registrar in Academic and Student Affairs Division for at least 5 years and with exemplary work performance
  • Must have a PhD degree in relevant field
  • The ideal candidate should be conversant with the running of Academic Affairs in a university or an institution of higher learning.
  • The candidate should be conversant with strategic management techniques.
  • A tract record of success and performance characterized by visionary, strategic thought and service delivery as well as translation of ideas into value outputs.
  • The capacity to motivate and influence staff, students and other stakeholders.
  • A good understanding of university functions and procedures coupled with a proven capacity to promote excellence in teaching, research, development and innovation with the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism.
  • For direct appointment the above qualifications apply and the candidate must have 15 years relevant work experience in senior position and exemplary work performance
  • For direct appointment the above qualifications apply and the candidate must have 15 years relevant work experience in senior position and exemplary work performance.
  • (II) University College Library Department

2. Deputy University College Librarian 
Scale 14
1 Position
AC/53/06/11

Personal Profile

  • Applicants should hold a PhD degree or equivalent in Library and Information Science from a recognized institution.
  • They should have at least 5 Years post qualification experience as a Senior Librarian in a large academic Library.
  • Applicants with Masters Degree in Library and information Science with at least 10 years experience as Senior Librarian or higher position, in an academic Library will also be considered.
  • Must be competent in relevant ICT applications, integrated library software and information.
  • They should show evidence in research and publications and other professional activities.
  • Be a dynamic person with ability to provide effective leadership and promote teamwork.

Job profile
Reporting to the Deputy Principal (Academic & Students affairs). The successful candidate will be responsible for continuous development and provision of efficient Library services.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Overall administration, coordination and management of Library services.
  • Formulation and development Library policies to meet university goals and objectives.
  • Oversee the collection development and management of university resources leading to the provision of relevant and upto date information resources for the academic and research activities.
  • Developing human resource by through staff performance appraisal, assisting in the staff recruitment and selection and making recommendations for promotion and training of library staff.
  • Planning for the University Physical resources and equipment as well as the information services that will contribute towards the university goals and objectives.

3. Senior Assistant Librarian 
Scale 13
1 Position
AC/54/06/11

Applicants should hold Masters Degree in Information Science from a recognized university, with at least three (5) years post qualification working experience, in a large and well computerized academic library.

Applicants must be knowledgeable in integrated library management systems and open source software for Library and information systems.

The applicant will be expected to champion the delivery of information literacy instruction to students; developing pathfinders and other library informational materials, as well as to provide reference and reader services to library clients. The applicants must show evidence of research and publications and professional development.

4. Assistant Librarian 
Scale 12
1 Position
AC/55/06/11

Applicants should hold Masters Degree in Information Science from a recognized university, with at least three (3) years post qualification working experience, in a large and well computerized academic library. 

Those with experience on open source software will have an added advantage.

The applicant will be expected to champion the delivery of information literacy instruction to students; developing pathfinders and other library informational materials, as well as to provide reference and circulation services as needed.

5. Systems Librarian 
Scale 12
1 Position
AC/56/06/11

Applicants should be holders of Masters Degree in Information Science from a recognized institution with at least three (3) years post qualification working experience in a large well computerized academic library.

Applicants with experience in integrated library management systems; experience with
Microsoft operating systems, including Windows 2000 and Windows XP; working knowledge of computer networking technologies, the Internet, web based services, and current developments in library applications of information technologies.

The applicant will also be expected to champion E-learning, and facilitate the integration of Library information systems with other relevant learning, research and administrative systems at the University College.

6. Senior Library Assistant 
Scale E/F
2 Positions
AC/57/06/11

  • Applicants must be holders of a Bachelor's degree in Information Sciences or equivalent professional qualification from a recognized institution. In addition, applicants must:
  • Have at least three (3) years relevant post qualification working experience in large Academic Library and have proof of computer knowledge and ICT skills.
  • Applicants must show evidence of professional development and active participation in professional activities.

7. Library Assistant 
Scale C/D
3 Positions
AC/58/06/11

Applicants must be holders of a Bachelor's degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent professional qualification from a recognized institution.

In addition, applicants must:

  • Have at least two (2) years relevant post qualification working experience in large Academic Library.
  • Holders of Diploma in Library or related studies must be computer literate.
  • Have at least four (4) years of relevant post qualification working experience in large Academic Library will be considered.

(iii) Student Affairs

8. Assistant Games Tutor 
Scale E/F
1 Position
AC/59/06/11

Applicants must:

  • Hold a Bachelors degree in Physical Education or at least a Post-graduate Diploma in Sports from a recognized institution/s of higher learning.
  • Be able to facilitate a sports related course leading to an award of a certificate.
  • Be equipped to coach a team of sports/athletics at regional (East Africa) championship level.
  • Show evidence of knowledge and experience in various sporting activities.
  • Be able to organize and manage inter-varsities competitions up to regional level.
  • Have an experience of at least 3 years as a games officer in an institution of higher learning.
  • Be computer literate.

School of Nursing and Biomedical Sciences

(IV) Department of Nursing and Nutritional Sciences

9. Senior Lecturer 
Scale 13
1 Position
AC/60/06/11

  • Applicants must have a Ph.D.
  • Applicants should have taught at university level as Lecturer for at least four (4) years since being promoted to Senior Lecturer.
  • Must have at least four (4) articles published in refereed journal(s) or at least one book in the candidate’s professional area and published by recognized publishers since the last promotion .
  • Holders of a Masters degree in the relevant field with five (8) years of university teaching experience after promotion to lecturer and six (6) publications in refereed journal(s) since being appointed lecturer may be considered.
  • Show evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or workshops.
  • Show evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching.
  • Be a member of a professional body.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, supervise higher degree students, initiate and direct relevant research projects.

B. Office of the Deputy Principal (Administration, Planning & Finance)

10. Registrar (Administration & Planning) 
Scale 15
1 Post
AD/06/06/11

The successful candidate will report to the Deputy Principal (Administration, Planning & Finance) and will provide support to the Administrative Division.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Registrar shall:

  • Coordinate administrative activities which include planning, human resource, financial, infrastructural and development matters.
  • Formulate and provide policy guidelines on planning, human resource, financial, infrastructural and development matters.
  • Plan and coordinate health services, transport, catering and accommodation for students.
  • Plan and implement central services for the University College.
  • Coordinate staff welfare and disciplinary matters.
  • Coordinate legal and other professional services.
  • Coordinate personnel and registry services.
  • Provide secretariat to Boards and Committees within the division..
  • Guide Deans of Faculties, Heads of Departments & Sections, Directors of Schools or Institutes and Coordinators of Satellite Campuses.
  • Be responsible for ensuring that the Administration, Planning and Finance Departments operate effectively and efficiently in line with the Vision and the Mission of the University College.

Qualifications
The applicant must have:

  • Served as Deputy Registrar or its equivalent position in administration, planning and finance for at least 5 years with exemplary work performance in a university setting or an institution of higher learning.
  • A Ph.D degree or its equivalent in a relevant field.
  • Competence in administrative and academic leadership in academic, research and development environment.
  • A tract record of success and performance characterized by visionary, strategic thought and service delivery as well as translation of ideas into value outputs.
  • The capacity to motivate and influence staff, students and other stakeholders.
  • A good understanding of university functions and procedures coupled with a proven capacity to promote excellence in teaching, research, development and innovation with the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism.
  • Experience on strategic management techniques.

How to apply
Ten (10) copies of applications should be submitted in writing together with an updated Curriculum Vitae giving details of applicant's age, marital status, academic and professional qualifications, working experience, research activities and publications (for academic posts), present post and salary, telephone contacts, names and addresses of three referees plus copies of certificates and testimonials.

The reference number of the position applied should be clearly indicated.

Applications are to be addressed to: 

For non teaching staff

The Deputy Principal (Administration, Planning & Finance),
Kabianga University College,
P.O Box 2030-20200
Kericho.

For teaching. Academic Administrative & Library staff

The Deputy Principal (Academic & Student Affairs)
Kabianga University College,
P.O Box 2030-20200
Kericho.

So as to reach the office not later than 30th June, 2011.

Applicants are advised to contact their referees and request them to send their letters of reference to the above addresses.

The referees should write and send their recommendations under sealed envelopes within three weeks from the date of this advertisement.

For those already in employment, applications should be channeled through their Heads of Departments.

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