Maseno University Job Vacancies 2020

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In pursuit of its mission and mandate, the University wishes to invite applications from qualified candidates to fill the positions indicated below:

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT OF NON-TEACHING STAFF

DEMONSTRATOR – GRADE 8- ONE (1) POSITION – MSU/ACA/CM/01/20
• Bachelor’s degree in Communication and media studies or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
• Three (3) years experience in a relevant field.

ROLES AND RESPOSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrate the use of practical equipment, conduct experiments, exercises, workshops and/or processes and to answer questions related to the demonstrations;
    • Assist/give guidance where required, to students who are carrying out practical lessons etc;
    • Responsible for the day to day operation of the laboratory;
    • Knowledgeable of health and safety implications of procedures, and take action to maintain a safe environment, raising concerns with the course organizer/ work supervisor;
    • When required, assist in marking students tests set by the course organizer suing defined marking criteria where marking requires little or no interpretation;
    • Ensure equipment is functional and/or material for demonstrations, exercises etc are prepared before the start of the session;
    • Performing any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

SENIOR TECHNICIAN – GRADE 8 – ONE (1) POSITION –MSU/ACA/CM/02/20
• Bachelor’s degree in Communication and media studies or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
• Three (3) years experience in a relevant field;
• A diploma in electric and electronic engineering will be an added advantage.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Schedule and arrange for the use of audiovisual equipment for faculty staff and students upon request by maintaining a reservation schedule;
• Check outgoing and incoming equipment for damages or malfunctions;
• Perform preventive maintenance and cleaning on audiovisual equipment and carrying out minor repairs on equipment as needed;
• Provide instruction to faculty staff, and students in regard to audiovisual equipment operation, setting up audiovisual equipment according to needs of the requesting persons(s), determining needs according to size of faculty and audience;
• Assist the Media Technician, Senior or Supervisor with computer interfacing and audio and video system interface;
• Maintain supply inventory including equipment parts and other supplies and orders according to established department procedures;
• Catalogue and maintain and repair slides and films as needed;
• Monitor and maintain closed circuit television;
• Performing any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE – DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN ANATOMY

LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST – GRADE 5/6- TWO (2) POSITIONS – MSU/ACA/MED/01/20
• Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science Technology from a recognized institution;
• Certificate in Mortuary Practice from a recognized institution;
• Skills in embalming;
• Proficiency in computer applications;
• Knowledge of professional standards;
• Registration with the relevant regulatory body where applicable.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Cleaning/setting of glassware and apparatus for teaching and research;
• Dusting all equipment used for teaching and research;
• Ensuring the storage of chemicals in clean, well labeled shelves and arranged in order;
• Disposal of hazardous wastes and chemicals according to the required standards;
• Assist in harvesting bones to be used in practical lessons by students in the medical laboratory;
• Embalming of cadavers;
• Assist in conducting practical lessons and overseeing laboratory operations;
• Performing any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

LABORATORY ATTENDANT- GRADE 3/4- TWO (2) POSITIONS- MSU/ACA/MED/02/20
• Certificate in Mortuary Practice from a recognized institution;
• At least three (3) years relevant work experience in a busy mortuary or a reputable Funeral Home;
• Skills in embalming;
• Strong command of English and Swahili language skills.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Clean the laboratory floors and equipment for the appropriate cleanliness and hygiene;
• Handle the laboratory keys and ensure timely opening and closing of the laboratory;
• Assist in preparing laboratory equipment to be used in practical lessons by students;
• Assist in harvesting bones to be used in practical lessons by students in the medical laboratory;
• Embalming of cadavers;
• Ensure proper storage of requisitions of the laboratory materials;
• Performing any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.
REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

SENIOR ASSISTANT REGISTRAR- GRADE 13- ONE (1) POSITION – MSU/ADM/HR/01/20
• Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
• At least Nine (9) years of relevant cumulative work experience, Five (5) of which must be at the level of Assistant Registrar Grade 12 or its equivalent;
• CS Final or Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management will be an added advantage;
• Must be a registered member of a relevant professional body;
• Conversant with modern human resource management practices;
• Compliant with Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya;
• Proficiency in computer applications.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Implement University policies and procedures in the department for the attainment of it vision and mission at all times.
• Prepare the periodic work plan for the subordinate staff to guide the scheduling of activities of the department in line with the respective objectives of the departments.
• Allocate work to and supervise subordinate staff to ensure accountability and enhanced performance and productivity at all times.
• Ensure proper utilization of the provided departmental resources and equipment that will contribute towards achieving University objectives within the planned time as per the service level agreement.
• Receive confidential reports for all subordinates on a regular basis and recommend training, promotion or review of the respective staff.
• Supervise general office services on daily basis such as drafting of correspondences and notices as necessary to address issues raised or give timely response to clients thereby maintaining service level at all times.
• Provide secretarial services such as minute writing and circulation to the respective subcommittee members and ensure timely implementation of decisions.
• Regularly organize meetings, workshops and trainings as directed and ensure all logistics are in place to ensure successful achievement of specific objectives.
• Coordinate the management of both administrative and central services records for future reference and support informed decision making.
• Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

ASSISTANT REGISTRAR- GRADE 12 -ONE (1) POSITION – MSU/ADM/HR/02/20
• Master’s Degree in social Sciences, or Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
• At least Seven (7) years relevant cumulative work experience, Five (5) of which must be at the level of Senior Administrative Assistant or its equivalent;
• Must be a registered member of a relevant professional body;
• Conversant with modern human resource management practices;
• Compliant with Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya;
• Proficiency in computer applications.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Prepare work plans, allocate work to and supervise subordinates together with their work within the department for effective and efficient service delivery.
• Monitor and evaluate the progress of service delivery in the department as well as appraise departmental staff in order to establish their performance and productivity.
• Plan, organize and implement staff training and development in order to bridge skills gaps identified and recommended in the performance management exercise.
• Prepare and disseminate the respective reports following staff appraisal, performance management and training and development exercises in the department.
• Sit in various departmental committees and document their proceeding, prepare the respective reports and disseminate them accordingly to the appropriate stakeholders.
• Implement administrative functions such as supervising the operations of the University asset registry.
• Receive and process leave days requests by departmental staff so that there is continuous availability of staff for continuous service delivery in the department.
• Maintain the float materials and supplies requirements for running the affairs of the department such as stationary, water and refreshment.
• Ensure proper utilization of resources and equipment that will contribute to the achievement of the University objectives within the planned time as per the service level agreement.
• Provide general office services on daily basis such as drafting of correspondences and notices as necessary to address issues raised or give timely response to clients thereby maintaining service level at all times.
• Organize regularly, in collaboration with the Senior Assistant Registrar, meetings, workshops and trainings and avail all logistics for successful achievement of set objectives.
• Coordinate the management of both administrative and central services records for future reference and support informed decision making.
• Any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor from time to time.

HOSTELS AND CATERING OFFICER – GRADE 12 – ONE (1) POSITION- MSU/ADM/SWS/03/20
• Master’s degree inhospitality Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
• Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
• at least Ten (10) years relevant cumulative work experience, Three (3) of which must be at the level of Senior Assistant Hostels and Catering Officer Grade 11 or its equivalent.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Responsible for the overall smooth operations of hostels and catering services in the University;
• Implement policy decision for the department in consultation with relevant offices;
• Custodian of the students hostels records;
• Advise the Catering and Hostels Manager on the staff training requirements;
• Supervise and appraise staff accordingly;
• Responsible for the direction, organization, administration of programmes in the department;
• Advise the University Management as required on operational matters;
• Prepare staff establishments for catering section in consultation with other catering officers in the University;
• Monitor and evaluate the performance of the department;
• Responsible for preparing the annual budget (estimates) for the department;
• Ensure adherence to the Quality Management Standards (QMS);
• Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

Terms of Service
The terms for the advertised positions will be on permanent and pensionable terms.

Mode of Application
Ten (10) copies of applications should be submitted together with an updated Curriculum Vitae giving details of the applicant; age, marital status, academic and professional qualification, working experience, present post and salary, telephone contact, email address, names and referees plus copies of the certificates and testimonials. The reference number of the position applied should be clearly indicated. All applications should be addressed to;
The Deputy Vice Chancellor
Administration, Finance and Development
Maseno University
P. O. BOX 333 – 40105
MASENO

So as to reach not later than Wednesday 1st April, 2020. Any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Applicants are advised to contact their referees and request them to send their letters of reference to the above address. The referees should write and send their recommendations, under sealed envelopes before the advert deadline.

N/B: Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Maseno University is an equal opportunity employer and therefore applicants of either gender or persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

 

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