Careers

JOB VACANCIES

Karatina University wishes  to recruit qualified and  interested applicants for the vacant positions listed below:  Specific  specializations are  indicated in  the university website www.karu.ac.ke

S/No

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

 

Position

Grade

Positions

Reference Number

1.

Lecturer

12

5

KarU/HR/LEC/2021

2.

Tutorial Fellow

11

1

KarU/HR/TF/2021

NON – ACADEMIC POSITIONS

3.

Finance Officer

15

1

KarU/HR/FO/2021

4.

Deputy University Librarian

14

1

KarU/HR/DUL/2021

5.

Deputy Chief Internal Auditor

14

1

KarU/HR/DCIA/2021

6.

Senior Assistant  Registrar

(Examinations)

13

1

KarU/HR/SAR (EXAMS)/2021

7.

Senior Assistant Registrar

(Human Resource)

13

1

KarU/HR/SAR (HR)/2021

8.

Procurement Officer

12

1

KarU/HR/PO/2021

9.

Assistant Registrar

(Admissions)

12

1

KarU/HR/AR (ADMS)/2021

10.

Accountant II

11

1

KarU/HR/ACC/2021

11.

Assistant Games  Tutor (II)

10

1

KarU/HR/GT/2021

12.

Laboratory  Technologist

(Mortician)

10

1

KarU/HR/LT (Mortician)/2021

13.

Assistant Database

Administrator I

10

1

KarU/HR/ADBA I/2021

14.

Assistant Database

Administrator III

8

1

KarU/HR/ADBA III/2021

For  information related to job specifications, areas of specialization and  general requirements, kindly visit our website www.karu.ac.ke. Interested applicants should send the applications quoting the relevant reference number, so as to be received on or before Tuesday 5th October, 2021.

Karatina University is an equal opportunity employer and therefore applicants of either gender, persons with disability and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND REQUIREMENT FOR VACANT POSITIONS

KarU/HR/LEC/2021

JOB TITLE: LECTURER – GRADE 12:

Basic Salary  for this position is between Kshs.  110,591/= by Kshs.  4,524/= to Kshs. 160,357/=

Specialization

(A)      Information Science (one position)

(B)      Information Technology (one position)

(C)      Computer Science (one position)

(D)      Health Sciences  (Clinical  and Pharmacy) (one position)

(E)       Criminology (one position)

This position exists to facilitate the teaching of both the undergraduate and postgraduate students, carry out research in areas of specialization, execute administrative duties and responsibilities and engage in community service and outreach programmes so as to meet the mandate of the University.

Job Description

i) Teach   in  a  specialized  and   established  programme  of  study to  impart knowledge and skills to students by employing a range of delivery techniques to inspire and  engage  students for effective learning.

ii) Develop  and  review  curriculum in  line  with the current market trends in order to guide in teaching and learning.

iii)   Interpret curriculum in a bid to synthesize the content and  disseminate the same  to the learners.

iv) Prepare course outline to guide  in the effective delivery  and  coverage of the syllabus.

v) Develop  learning content to ensure adequate coverage of the course outline. vi)   Set, moderate, invigilate, administer examinations to test the understanding of course content and  give progressive report to the Department.

vii)  Supervise undergraduate projects, dissertations/theses at graduate level and other experiential learning programmes.

viii) Attend defense meetings for undergraduate and  postgraduate students.

ix) Participate   in   conferences,   professional   bodies   events   and    prepare publications in order to disseminate knowledge generated through research.

x) Initiate, promote and   participate in  research in  order to generate new knowledge.

xi) Establish linkages and  networks through collaboration with University and industry stakeholders at local  and  international levels  so  as  to enhance exchange of ideas and expertise.

xii)  Facilitate field  studies for  the students to enable them acquire hands on experience.

xiii) Invigilate and assess  students during attachments/trips/internships so as to equip  them with the technical knowhow for future careers.

xiv) Monitor class  attendance sheets to ensure that  students sitting for  the examinations meet the required lecture attendance of more  than four-fifths of all lectures before  they can sit for their examinations.

xv) Prepare list of items required to be procured with their specification for use during teaching, practicals and research.

xvi) Present examination results to the Departmental board of examiners. xvii) Be an academic adviser and mentor students and staff.

xviii) Develop   fundable research  proposals to attract  funding, solve  societal problems and  expand knowledge through academic publications in internationally recognized journals.

xix) Carry  out administrative and  other duties and  responsibilities as  may  be assigned by a senior officer.

Job Requirements for Appointment

i) Should have  an earned Doctorate degree or its equivalent from  a recognized academic institution

ii) Be registered  or  registerable  with the  relevant professional body  (where applicable)

iii) Those with publications shall have an added advantage.

KarU/HR/TF/2021

TUTORIAL FELLOW – GRADE 11:

Basic  Salary   for  this  position is  between  Kshs.   97,842/=  by  Kshs.   3,825/=  Kshs. 139,915/=.

Specialization

Mathematics (one position)

This job is responsible to the Head  of Department and  exists to transfer knowledge and skills  via  research, preparation  of  classwork materials,  supervision  of  projects, and lecturing in order to deliver  on the mandate of the university each programmes so as to meet the mandate of the University.

Job Description

i) Participate in curriculum development and review.

ii) Prepare course outline to guide  in the effective delivery  and  coverage of the syllabus.

iii) Develop  learning content to ensure adequate coverage of the course outline.

iv) Teach Undergraduate, Diploma and Certificate courses.

v) Set, invigilate, administer examinations to test the understanding of course content and give progressive report to the Department.

vi) Supervise students’ projects and  attend defense meetings to enable them complete their studies successfully.

vii)  Carry  out research, prepare publications and  participate in conferences to disseminate knowledge generated.

viii) Attract funding to the University to support research.

ix) Facilitate  field   studies  and   assess   students  during  attachments/trips/

internships.

x) Participate in official University meetings and functions.

xi) 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.

xii)  Carry  out other duties & responsibilities as may  be assigned from  time to time.

Job Requirements for Appointment

i) Must have  a  Master’s  degree and  a Bachelor’s  degree from  a  recognized university.

ii) Be registered or ready to register for a Doctorate (PhD)  degree programme.

iii) Demonstrate potential for  university teaching and/or  research during the appointment interview.

iv) Be registered or registerable with the relevant professional body (where applicable).

KarU/HR/FO/2021

FINANCE OFFICER – GRADE 15:

Basic  Salary  for  this position is between Kshs.  209,694/=  by Kshs.  6,672/=  to Kshs. 283,087/=.The  finance officer  is the head  of Finance Department who  is responsible for  overall formulation and  implementation of finance policies  and  strategies, organization, control and supervision of the department

Job Description

i) Provide technical advice on financial matters to University Management and Council.

ii) Develop   the Departmental strategic plan   to meet strategic and  financial objectives of the University.

iii) Develop   departmental  work   plans   that will  guide   the  members  of  the Department each year in achieving the strategic objectives.

iv) Advice and set financial targets for the University and evaluate them through performance contracts.

v) Prepare University budgets to request for funds  from the Ministry and guide

utilization of financial resources.

vi) Prepare and  submit management reports (financial projection/ cost benefit analysis) to facilitate decision making.

vii) Prepare and  submit annual financial statements and  quarterly reports in compliance with statutory requirements.

viii)   Review   and   formulate  accounting  policies   and   regulations that  govern operations of the University.

ix) Institute internal controls in  the operations of the Department to ensure accuracy of financial records and enhance efficiency in service delivery.

x) Review  and  formulate quality management procedures to guide  operations within the department.

xi) Allocate duties, supervise and conduct appraisals to evaluate the performance of finance staff.

xii) Promote   staff   development   and    capacity  building   through   training,

mentorship and   coaching to ensure  subordinate  are  equipped  with the necessary knowledge and skills to carry out their duties effectively.

xiii) Custodian of the assets register of the University to ensure safe guarding of assets.

xiv)  Provide interpretations  to various financial policies  and  laws  to enhance implementation of the same.

xv) Update the University management on the new/ current financial trends and their impact to the University – this is to facilitate compliance and  review of strategy.

xvi) Act as  the liaison person for  all  financial audits both internal & external audits.

xvii) Ensure adherence and compliance to financial regulations and standards e.g. IPSAS.

xviii)  Liaise  with the Ministry of Education and  other financial institutions on financial matters to facilitate smooth running of the University.

xix)  Cash  management by monitoring cash  flows  of the University to facilitate planning and utilization of same.

xx)  Keep records to ensure that all books of accounts are properly maintained as a statutory requirement.

xxi)  Custodian of accountable documents for finance in compliance with statutory requirements.

xxii)  Facilitate effective and efficient service delivery to ensure all clients are given services  to the required standard and as per the University service  charter. xxiii)    Attend to customer feedback by providing responses to all complaints and compliments.

xxiv)  Advise  University committees  on  financial matters  to facilitate decision making.

xxv)  Approve  payments and  release of funds  to enable the execution of various tasks within the University.

xxvi)  Monitor budget operation activities at all levels  to ensure all activities are within the stipulated budgetary allocations.

xxvii)   Monitor and  ensure the University revenue targets and  projections are  met in order to advise  on expenditures.

xxviii)  Authorize payments to be settled for expenditures incurred. xxix)    Assist in developing the budget.

xxx)  Any other duty assigned by a senior officer.

Job Requirements for Appointment

i) Master’s degree in finance or accounting field from a recognized institution ii)  CPA (K).

iii) At least fourteen (14) years relevant work experience, ten (10) of which  must have been in a senior managerial position.

iv) Membership registration with ICPAK or any other relevant professional body. v) Knowledge of Information and Communication Technology.

vi) Doctorate degree is an added advantage.

KarU/ HR/ DUL/2021

DEPUTY UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN - GRADE 14:

Basic  Salary  for  this position is between Kshs.  162,203/=  by Kshs.  6,050/=  to Kshs.228,848/=

The position of Deputy University Librarian exists to support the University Librarian in provision of leadership, administration, human resource management and budgeting for the University Library and  its campuses to ensure the university library achieves its objectives.

Job Description

i) Impart  research  and   scholarship  skills   through  conducting  Information Literacy Trainings for researchers and scholars to improve research skills.

ii) Participate  in  negotiation  for  research  database  licenses, copyright  and consortia agreements so as to avail research resources (e-journals, databases)

iii) Engage  in research and  information related issues  and  publish findings so as to keep in touch with changing information landscape.

iv) Seek  research grants through competitive proposals from  external funding agencies for research and professional work to acquire resources for research.

v) Assure  adequate library and  research resources are  available to meet faculty and  student needs, within assigned budget through policy  formulation and implementation.

vi) Maintain,   enhance   and     improve   the   Library’s    integrated   learning environment,  and   the  engagement of  students,  faculty and   staff through creation and control of physical and virtual environments to enhance learning. vii)   Teach  information management related courses e.g.  Information literacy, communication  skills;   research skills,  study  skills  and   other information science  – related courses so as to enhance life-long  learning.

viii)  Develop  liaisons with outside institutions on  Library official  commitments,both locally and internationally through partnerships, consortia, for purposes of developing the university library and information services.

ix) Partner with primary and secondary schools in sharing information resources to improve the literacy levels in the community.

x) Train  teacher librarians in primary and  secondary schools to enhance library development and  management.

xi) Participate  in  development,  revision  and   implementation  of  the  vision, mission and objectives of the library through policies so as to provide strategic leadership to the university library.

xii)  Provide leadership in overall  planning, development, organization and management of the University Library and  information services  so as to meet the mission of the library.

xiii)  Participate in recruitment, training and  performance reviews  of staff so as to ensure a high level of professional service.

xiv)  Create  library  publicity  through  library  movements,  talks,  association’s national and international committees so as to improve the library profession.

xv) Prepare proposals and library reports to university librarian to inform decision making in the library.

xvi)  Develop  work  plans  for the library so as to facilitate for planning for library activities.

xvii) Provide varied, authoritative  and   up-to-date  information resources in  all formats (physical, electronic) to all categories of users through budget controls so as to facilitate teaching, learning, research and community service.

xviii)    Plan  and  manage the physical and  virtual resources and  facilities in  the library in liaison with the university librarian so as to provide a convenient and conducive place for study and research.

xix)  Participate in  performance reviews  for  staff in  liaison with the university librarian through appraisals so as to ensure a high level of professional service. xx)   Formulate policies  in conjunction with the University Librarian that enable library  share   information   and    metadata   nationally  so   as   to  enable international collaborations.

xxi)  Coordinate the management of library staff including task allocation, training and supervision to ensure smooth operations in the library.

xxii) Provide consultancy services  in the area  of research, documentation, report writing dissemination  and  information/knowledge  management to ensure quality research and publication.

xxiii)   Carry  out administrative and   other duties and   responsibilities as  may  be assigned by a senior officer.

Job Requirements for Appointment

i) Doctorate degree in the relevant field from a recognized institution.

ii) At least four (4) years relevant work experience.

iii)  Good knowledge of Information Communication Technology. iv)   Membership registration to a relevant professional body.

v) Published at least two (2) relevant refereed publications.

KarU/ HR/DCIA/2021

DEPUTY CHIEF INTERNAL AUDITOR AUDITOR – GRADE 14:

Basic  Salary  for  this position is between Kshs.  162,203/=  by Kshs.  6,050/=  to Kshs. 228,848/=

This  position is  responsible for  provision of independent appraisal of the University operations and  advise  the management on  the compliance with set regulations and measures through evaluation of Internal Control Systems and  giving necessary guidance on improvement of the same  and  appraisal of risk management, value for money  audits and information systems audits.

Job Description

i. Participate in the development, implementation and  maintenance of internal audit plan   and   system of  internal  controls to help  provide assurance  that applicable  laws,   regulations,  and   University  policies   and   procedures  are complied with.

ii. Participate in the preparation of annual Departmental work  plans  adopting a risk  based approach to ensure that work  done   is  accomplished within the required time.

iii. Review  and   present audit reports  to the Chief  Internal  Auditor to ensure transparency  in  the  operations of  different Departments  and   Directorates within the University.

iv. Ensure effective and strategic/ operational objectives are consistently met in an efficient and cost effective manner.

v. Conduct  risk   based  audits  to  provide  reasonable  assurance  that   Risk Management processes and  structures put in place  by management function effectively.

v Conduct staff appraisal to provide feedback to staff in the Department on their work and also to identify staff for recommendation for promotion.

vii. Participate in  formulation and  implementation of internal audit policies  and operations to ensure conformance to quality standards.

viii. Identify and  critically evaluate elements of governance and  risk  management and   participate in  designing appropriate  risk  management and   mitigation strategies and procedures for implementation.

ix. Report to the audit committee of Council on risk based audits conducted in every quarter of the Financial Year.

x. Provide consulting  services   to  various  departments  in   order  to  develop appropriate risk  management, control and  governance processes to enhance level of assurance to management.

xi. Carry  out value  for  money   audits and  information systems audit to ensure internal controls are followed  and  accountability of work done.

xii. Examine financial transactions for accuracy and  compliance with institutional policies  and applicable laws and regulations.

xiii. Identify, assess  and  evaluate the risk  management of the University to ensure that risks are properly identified and there are measures in place to mitigate the

risk.

xiv.  Examine the Information Systems and  Database management, and  assess  its adequacy in terms of data integrity and security.

xv. Undertake spot checks and  cash  surveys  in  cash  collection points and  at the casual  works  areas of operation to ensure effective and  efficient utilization of University resources.

xvi.  Control institution expenditure by carrying out pre-audit of payments to ensure they are in line with the University regulations.

xvii.  Provide input to the Internal Audit Department budget.

xviii. Carry   out  administrative and   other duties and   responsibilities  as  may  be assigned by a senior officer.

 

Job Requirements for Appointment

i) Master’s degree in finance or accounting field from a recognized institution ii)  CPA (K).

iii) Membership registration with (ICPAK) or any other relevant professional body.

iv) At least eleven (11) years relevant work experience, seven  (7) of which  must have been in a senior position.

v) Knowledge of Information Communication Technology.

vi) Doctorate degree and  CISA qualification is an added advantage

KarU/HR/SAR (EXAMS)/2021

SENIOR ASSISTANT REGISTRAR (EXAMINATIONS) - GRADE 13:

Basic  Salary   for  this  position is  between  Kshs.  127,116  by  Kshs.  5,200/=  to Kshs.184,318/=

Work   at this level  entails  planning,  coordination, implementation,  monitoring  and controlling of examinations administrative functions in the University.

 

Job Description

i) Conduct performance appraisals of the staff in  the section to evaluate the process of service delivery,  identify skills gap and recommend for training.

ii) Allocate work and supervise staff within the section to ensure smooth running of examination’s functions.

iii) Prepare students and staff statistical reports for decision making by University

management;

iv) Participate in preparation and  implementation of policy documents to enable the University realize  its mandate;

v) Participate in the preparation of Procurement plans  for the sections. vi)      Participate in the budgeting process.

vii)  Secretariat to departmental/divisional committees.

viii) Custodian of departmental/divisional Committee documents. ix)      Validate data before  circulation or utilization.

x) Facilitates administrative proceedings for staff and students. xi)      Address day to day matters related to the office.

xii)   Liaise  with  the  Registrar,  Academic Affairs  and   other  senior officers   on matters regarding staff and student affairs  for speedy  resolution;

xiii)   Handle queries, problems and complaints from staff and students.

xiv)  Prepare, maintain and  update work schedules and oversee implementation of the same.

xv) Ensure safe custody and prudent utilization of Departmental resources.

xvi)    Carry  out other duties and  responsibilities as  may  be  assigned by a senior officer

Job Requirements for Appointment

i) Master’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution.

ii) At least five  (5)  years  relevant post masters work  experience and  proven performance in a comparable position.

iii) Knowledge of Information Communication Technology. iv) Should be a person of high integrity.

v) Be registered with the relevant professional body (where applicable).

KarU/HR/SAR (HR)/2021

SENIOR ASSISTANT REGISTRAR (HUMAN RESOURCE) - GRADE 13:

Basic  Salary   for  this  position is  between  Kshs.  127,116  by  Kshs.  5,200/=  to Kshs.184,318/=

Work   at this level  entails  planning,  coordination, implementation,  monitoring  and controlling of Human Resource administrative functions of the University.

Job Description

i) Conduct performance appraisals of the staff in  the section to evaluate the process of service delivery,  identify skills gap and recommend for training.

ii) Allocate work and supervise staff within the section to ensure smooth running of human resource functions.

iii)  Prepare   staff   statistical   reports   for    decision   making   by    University management.

iv) Participate in preparation and  implementation of policy documents to enable the University realize  its mandate.

v) Participate in the preparation of Procurement plans  for the sections.

vi) Participate in the budgeting process.

vii)  Secretariat to Departmental/Divisional Committees. viii) Custodian of Departmental/Divisional Committee documents. ix)   Validate data before  circulation or utilization.

x) Facilitates administrative proceedings for staff.

xi) Address day to day matters related to the office.

xii)  Liaise with the Registrar, Administration and  other senior officers on matters regarding of staff affairs  for speedy  resolution;

xiii) Handle queries, problems and complaints from staff.

xiv) Prepare, maintain and  update work schedules and oversee implementation of the same.

xv) Ensure safe custody and prudent utilization of Departmental resources.

xvi) Carry  out other duties and  responsibilities as  may  be  assigned by a senior officer

 

Job Requirements for Appointment

i) Master’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution.

ii) At least five (5)  years  relevant post masters work  experience and  proven performance in a comparable position.

iii) Knowledge of Information Communication Technology. iv) Should be a person of high integrity

v) Be registered with the relevant professional body.

KarU/HR/PO/2021

PROCUREMENT OFFICER - GRADE 12:

Basic  Salary   for  this  position is  between  Kshs.  108,714  by  Kshs.  4,250/=  to Kshs.155,461/=

This job exists to plan for the procurement of goods, services and works as well as facilitate disposal of obsolete, surplus and unserviceable assets to ensure smooth operations within the University

Job Description

i. Supervise staff to ensure they carry  out their duties as allocated for the smooth operations of the Department.

ii. Prepare the  University’s  procurement  plan   to  facilitate purchase  of  goods, services  and  works and ensure smooth operations within the University.

iii.     Prequalify suppliers to ensure that the university maintains a  list of reliable suppliers.

iv. Coordinate  disposal  of  obsolete, surplus  and   unserviceable assets  to utilize storage space optimally and avoid holding assets that are uneconomical.

v. Advise on any irregularities in supplies procurement and  management to ensure compliance with regulations and statutory requirements.

vi. Coordinate  evaluation  of  tenders  to ensure awards are  made to the  lowest evaluated bidders.

vii.    Attend to Audit queries on purchasing operations to ensure compliance with set procurement laws, rules  and regulations.

viii.  Monitor and implement procurement processes through the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.

ix. Coordinate  the  University’s   Quality  Management   Systems  (QMS)   in   the Department to guarantee quality of service delivery.

x. Carry out other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by a senior officer

Job Requirements for Appointment

i) Master’s Degree  in relevant field or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

ii)  At least seven (7) years relevant work experience.

iii) Knowledge of Information Communication Technology.

iv) Membership registration with a relevant professional body.

KarU/ HR/AR (ADMS)/2021

ASSISTANT REGISTRAR (ADMISSIONS) - GRADE 12:

Basic  Salary   for  this  position is  between  Kshs.  108,714  by  Kshs.  4,250/=  to Kshs. 155,461/=

Work   at  this  level   entails  assisting  in   planning,  coordinating  and   controlling   of Admissions administrative activities of the University.

Job Description

i) Conduct performance appraisals of the subordinates in the section to evaluate the process of service delivery,  identify skills gap and recommend for training.

ii) Allocate work  and  supervise subordinates within the section to ensure smooth running of admissions functions.

iii)   Prepare students and  staff statistical reports for decision making by University management.

iv) Participate in preparation of policy documents to enable the University realize its mandate.

v) Participate in the preparation of Procurement plans  for the admissions section.

vi) Participate in the budgeting process.

vii)   Secretariat to Departmental/Divisional Committees.

viii)  Custodian of Departmental/Divisional Committee documents. ix)    Validate admissions data before  circulation or utilization.

x) Facilitates admissions administrative proceedings for students and staff.

xi)    Address day to day matters related to the admissions office.

xii)   Carry out other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by a senior officer

 

Job Requirements for Appointment

i) Master’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution. ii)  At least four (4) years relevant post masters work experience.

iii) Knowledge of Information Communication Technology.

iv) Should be a person of high integrity.

v) Be registered or registrable with the relevant professional body (where applicable)

KarU/HR/ACC/2021

ACCOUNTANT II - GRADE 11:

Basic  Salary   for  this position is  between  Kshs.  87,080 by  Kshs.  3,404/=  to Kshs. 124,524/=

This position exists to receive financial inputs from the various sections, consolidate and prepare  financial reports  and  statements  to ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements.

Job Description

i. Supervise staff to ensure timely preparation of the financial reports

ii. Maintain all  university books  of  accounts in  order to adhere to regulatory framework as stipulated by International Public  Sector Accounting Standards, Public Finance & Management  Act and University policies.

iii.    Supervise bank  reconciliation to ensure all  uncredited cheques are  credited, unpresented cheques are followed up and variances are explained.

iv. Prepare  financial reports  and   statements  including comparison of  budget, Statement of Income, Statement of Financial Position, Statement of cash-flow and  Statement of changes in  equity to comply  with regulatory and  statutory requirements for state corporations

v. Prepare the budget through consolidation of the Departmental budget estimates for presentation to the national treasury.

v Monitor Departmental expenditure as  per  the approved budget through the vote-book system to ensure budgetary control.

vii.  Carry    out   financial  analysis  including  cost  benefit  analysis  to  inform management on the viability of projects.

viii. Implement and  enforce policies  and  regulations among them finance manual, asset policy,  strategic plan,  ISO  9001:2015  Quality Management  System to ensure compliance with statutory requirements.

ix. Ensure expenditure and  payments are properly authorized before  payments to control expenditure.

x. Prepare   periodic   financial   performance   reports   including   Performance contracting  quarterly  reports,  financial  analysis  reports  for   management decision making.

xi. Process statutory deductions for compliance with statutory requirements.

xii.   Participate in  tender processing committees to ensure representation  of the finance Department  in  compliance with the Public  Procurement and  Asset Disposal Act 2015.

xiii.   Maintain inventory of all University assets for safe custody and monitoring.

xiv.  Manage imprest and  follow up on unaccounted imprest to ensure prudent use of University resources.

xv. Maintain part  time lecturer’s  ledger   and   prepare  payment  schedules and balances on quarterly basis for timely payment of the lectures.

xvi.  Maintain and  reconcile student finance affairs  including student balances and HELB returns for proper accounting of student fee income. xvii.     Any other duty assigned by a Senior  Officer.

Job Requirements for Appointment

i) Bachelor degree in finance or accounting field and CPA III.

ii) At least seven (7) years relevant work experience three of which must be at the level of Assistant Accountant I or a comparable position.

iii) Membership registration with ICPAK or any other relevant professional body. iv) Knowledge of Information Communication Technology.

v) Master’s degree is an added advantage.

 

KarU/HR/GT/ 2021

ASSISTANT GAMES TUTOR II - GRADE 10:

Basic Salary for this position is between Kshs. 57,729 by Kshs. 2,256/= to Kshs. 82,552/=

This  position exists to coach  various sports activities, take charge of equipment and facilities and  officiate various  games   and  sports to encourage both recreational and competitive sports activities.

Job Description

i) Supervise students going  for  extracurricular activities to ensure they conduct themselves in a proper manner.

ii) Conduct specialized training to enhance players’ performance.

iii)   Accompany teams to competitions to provide support to participating students.

iv)   Motivate players/students and staff to enhance participation in games and sports.

v) Coach and referee games  to ensure compliance and order during participation. vi)    Coordinate training  and   practice  of  teams  to ensure  adherence to training programmes.

vii)  Issue  team with sports equipment to ensure teams are well equipped for games. viii) Coach  and  present teams for community organized competitions to encourage social integration.

ix) Supervise marking  of  sports courts to ensure the relevant specifications are adhered t

x) Any other duty assigned by a Senior Officer.

Job Requirements for Appointment

i) Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field from a recognized institution. ii)    At least eleven (11) years relevant work experience.

iii)  Physical and  mental fitness.

iv) Good knowledge of Information Communications Technology.

v) Master’s  degree in  the relevant field  from  a recognized institution is an  added advantage.

 

 

KarU/HR/LT (MORTICIAN) /2021

LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST (MORTICIAN) – GRADE 10:

Basic Salary for this position is between Kshs. 57,729 by Kshs. 2,256/= to Kshs. 82,552/=

Job Description

i) Participate  in  planning,  designing and   developing teaching  and   research activities in liaison with Senior  Officers.

ii) Assist in conducting laboratory tests, cadaver dissections and teaching Human Anatomy practicals.

iii)      Set up OSCE sessions for Human Anatomy assessments

iv)  Demonstrate and provide instruction to students in proper use and care of the Human Anatomy laboratory materials and equipment.

v) Prepare laboratory materials and  specimens such  as histology slides,  stains, solutions and preservatives that are stored according to set standards.

vi) Run  calibration and  quality control procedures on  all  anatomy laboratory equipment and  machine periodically for accuracy and  precision of laboratory test results.

vii)     Supervision and  guide  undergraduate and  postgraduate practicals in order to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations.

viii)    Ensure cleanliness of materials, glassware, apparatus and  the laboratory to ensure a safe  environment for  study and  research for  accurate and  reliable results.

ix) Ensure  proper  disposal  of  laboratory  waste  by  segregating  all  waste  to minimize risks associated laboratory waste.

x) Provide professional support to students and lecturers to improve and manage the consultancy services  undertaken in the laboratories/workshops.

xi) Provide budget inputs on supplies and  consumables used in the laboratory for smooth running of the section.

xii) Maintain proper inventory of  the materials and  equipment in  the Human Anatomy laboratory to avoid stock outages.

xiii)   Perform  preventive  maintenance   on   machines  and    equipment  in   the laboratory and  trouble shooting them in cases of malfunctions and  liaise with the Head  of Department to service the equipment.

xiv)    Carry   out  stock  taking  exercises  in   liaison  with  the  stores  section  of Procurement and Finance Departments.

xv) Carry  out other duties and  responsibilities as  may  be  assigned by a senior officer.

 

Job Requirements for Appointment

i. Bachelor’s Degree  in Medical  Laboratory.

ii. Three (3) years’ work experience in a Human Anatomy lab (gross anatomy and Histology) in an Institution of higher learning or equivalent Institution.

iii. Demonstrable Knowledge of Information Communication Technology.

iv. Registered with the Kenya Medical  Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board  (KMLTTB)

v. A valid practice license.

vi. Diploma  or   Certificate  in   Morgue  and   Mortuary  Science   is  an   added advantage.

KarU/HR/ADBA I/ 2021

DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR I - GRADE 10:

This position is responsible for administration of the University management information system and ensure security is enhanced at all levels of the database system.

Job Description

i) Installation of database software in the server  to ensure operations of the server in the University.

ii) Support end users  with varying  knowledge and  experience through training on software application of the database to equip  them with knowledge to enable them use the applications effectively.

iii)   Support and troubleshoot problems for end users and ensure all failed computer products and processes are identified and solved.

iv) Upgrade and  maintenance of database system to enhance performance and effectiveness of the system.

v) Ensure  database  security  is   enhanced  through  assigning  privileges  and permissions to users  in  the database to ensure that access  to information is restricted and available based on prescribed rules.

vi) Prepare daily reports on analysis of system log and submit them to the Director, ICT for decision making.

vii)  Initiate procurement process for  ICT software through provision of software specifications for required software on time to reduce procurement lead  time and facilitate efficient delivery  of ICT services.

viii) Carry out other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by a senior officer

Job Requirements for Appointment

i) Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution. ii)    At least eleven (11) years relevant work experience.

iii)   Membership registration in a relevant professional body.

iv) Master’s degree in a relevant field  from  a recognized institution and  any  other professional qualifications is an added advantage.

KarU/ HR/ADBA III/ 2021

ASSISTANT DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR III - GRADE 8:

This   position  is   responsible  for   upgrading  and   installation  of   new   application, customizing existing applications of the database management system and train users  on the new application.

Job Description

i) Installation of database software in the server  to ensure operations of servers in the University.

ii) Support end users  with varying  knowledge and  experience through training on software application of the database to equip  them with knowledge to enable them use the applications effectively.

iii)   Support and troubleshoot problems for end users and ensure all failed computer products and processes are identified and solved.

iv) Upgrade and maintenance of database system to enhance performance and effectiveness of the system.

v) Ensure  database  security  is   enhanced  through  assigning  privileges  and permissions to users  in  the database to ensure that access  to information is restricted and available based on prescribed rules.

vi) Prepare daily reports on analysis of system log and submit them to the Director, ICT for decision making.

vii)  Initiate procurement process for  ICT software through provision of software specifications for required software on time to reduce procurement lead  time and facilitate efficient delivery  of ICT services.

viii) Carry out other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by a senior officer.

Job Requirements for Appointment

i) Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field from a recognized institution.

ii) At least three  (3)  years  relevant work  experience in  an  institution of  higher learning or a large commercial enterprise.

iii)   Any other professional qualifications will be an added advantage.

 

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   giving   names  and   addresses  of  three  (3)   referees  who   are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and area of specialization, accompanied with 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 5th October, 2021.

The Vice Chancellor

Karatina University

P.O. Box 1957- 10101

KARATINA