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Kenyatta University Council wishes to invite applications from eminent individuals who are suitably qualified with outstanding academic credentials and relevant administrative experience for the  following positions;

 

  1. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATION & TECHNOLOGY

LECTURERS

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. An earned PhD degree in Educational Communication & Technology or equivalent degree from an accredited and recognized university in the following areas of specialization
  • Language Education - English
  • Science Education- Chemistry
  • Science Education – Biology
  • Home Economics Education
  • Technology Education
  • Creative Arts Education – Music
  1. At least three years teaching experience at the University level.

 

TUTORIAL FELLOWS

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Masters of Education Degree in Educational Communication & Technology or its equivalent from an accredited and recognized university in the following areas of specialization
  • Technology Education
  • Social Studies Education – Religious Studies
  1. Applicants must be prepared to pursue Ph.D in their areas of specialization.
  • PhD Registration and university teaching experience will be an added advantage.

 

  1. DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES

 

PROFESSOR

QUALIFICATIONS:

An earned PhD degree or equivalent degree from an accredited and recognized university in the following areas of specialization

  • Logic
  • Metaphysics
  • Ethics
  • Epistemology
  1. At least three (3) years of University teaching experience as full-time Associate Professor.
  2. Successfully supervised at least five (5) Masters Students and two (2 ) Doctoral students, since being appointed Associate Professor.
  3. At least five (5) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as Associate Professor.
  4. Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Associate.
  5. Evidence of good quality teaching.
  6. Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching.
  7. Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars and workshops.

 

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS.

QUALIFICATIONS:

An earned PhD degree or equivalent degree from an accredited and recognized university in the following areas of specialization

  • Logic
  • Metaphysics
  • Ethics
  • Epistemology

SENIOR LECTURERS

QUALIFICATIONS:

An earned PhD degree or equivalent degree from an accredited and recognized university in the following areas of specialization.

  • Logic
  • Metaphysics
  • Ethics
  • Epistemology
  1. At least three (3) years of University teaching experience as full-time Lecturer.
  2. At least three (3) articles in refereed Journals since being appointed Lecturer
  3. Successful supervision of at least three (3) Masters Students.
  4. Evidence of applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Lecturer.
  5. Evidence of good quality teaching.
  6. Evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or workshops.

 

LECTURERS

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. An earned PhD degree or equivalent degree from an accredited and recognized university in the following areas of specialization
  • Logic
  • Metaphysics
  • Ethics
  • Epistemology
  1. University teaching experience will be an added advantage.

 

  1. DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE & INTERIOR DESIGN

Bachelor of Architectural Studies/Architecture

Areas of Specialization:

  • Architecture and Environment Design
  • Architecture and Interior Design
  • Architecture and Urban Design
  • Architecture and Fine Art
  • Architecture and Spatial Planning
  • Architecture and Building/Construction Technology
  • History and Theory of Architecture
  • Architecture and Project Management

 

PROFESSOR

                         QUALIFICATIONS

  1. An earned Ph.D Degree from a recognized University with teaching experience of at least three (3) years of University teaching experience as an Associate Professor or equivalent research experience.
  2. Successfully supervised at least Five (5) Postgraduate students to completion and at least two (2) at Doctoral Level after being appointed Associate Professor.
  • A minimum of sixty (60) publication points* as Associate Professor or equivalent, of which forty (40) should be in refereed journals.
  1. Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group after being appointed as Associate Professor.
  2. Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  3. Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars and workshops.
  • Current registration by relevant professional body.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. An earned Ph.D Degree from a recognized University with teaching experience of at least three (3) years as a Senior Lecturer or Senior Researcher in relevant fields or equivalent.
  2. Successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters Students and at least one (1) Ph.D student after being appointed Senior Lecturer.
  • A minimum of forty eight (48) publication points* as a Senior Lecturer or equivalent of which thirty two (32) should be in refereed journals.
  1. Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group after being appointed as a Senior Lecturer.
  2. Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  3. Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars and workshops.
  • Current registration by relevant professional body.

 

SENIOR LECTURER

                        QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. PhD. Degree from a recognized University with teaching experience of at least five (5) years at University level, three (3) of which as full-time Lecturer.
  2. A minimum of cumulative Thirty Two (32) publication points* of which Twenty Four (24) are from articles in refereed scholarly journals after being appointed Lecturer
  • Successful supervision of at least three (3) Masters Students.
  1. Evidence of applying for a grant either individually or as a group afterbeing appointed as Lecturer.
  2. Evidence of good quality teaching.
  3. Evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or workshops.
  • Current registration by relevant professional body.

 

LECTURER

                        QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Masters Degree or its equivalent in the aforementioned arears of specialization.
  2. At least three (3) years teaching experience at University Level or in research or in industry.
  • Current registration by relevant professional body.

 

 

  1. DIRECTOR- HOSPITALITY SERVICES.

Reporting to the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance & Development), the Director Hospitality will direct the hospitality service functions within the University and satellite campuses

 

Main duties and responsibilities;

  • Develop policies to guide the operations of the hospitality directorate in line with the income generation to the university.
  • Generate budgets for the annual operation of the hospitality services in the University.
  • Prepare periodical reports to the University Management on the performance of the hospitality Services income generating activities for decision making.
  • Chair daily departmental briefings, review performance and focus on operational foward planning.
  • Inspect all operational areas by walking through to ensure the areas are safe and free from health hazards.
  • Read and respond to all received memos from various departments to provide feedback and information as per requests placed in the university.
  • Handle clients complaints appropriately.
  • Sign and approve daily stores requisition for control purposes and to enable procurement of necessities for the department.
  • Supervise all staff in the Directorate.

 

Qualifications:

  1. Relevant Masters Degree in Catering, Hotel Management or other Hospitality Services from a recognized institution,
  2. At least three (3) years’ working experience as a manager in a reputable Hospitality institution.
  3. Computer literate.
  4. Knowledge of the relevant legislations.
  5. Knowledge of professional standards.

 

Additional Skills / Requirements.

  1. Communication skills
  2. Interpersonal skills.
  3. Leadership skills.
  4. Team Building skills.
  5. Supervisory skills.
  6. Organisational skills.
  7. Problem solving skills.
  8. Conflict management skills.

           Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.

 

  1. DEPUTY DIRECTOR - UNIVERSITY SECURITY SERVICES

Reporting to the Director , University Security Services, Deputy Director will coordinate security services , receive and review security reports  and investigate security related incidents.  

 

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide counsel in the supervison of investigative tasks within the University.
  • Report unusual activity or ssuspicions on safety issues to the Director or management.
  • Properly complete incident reports and misconduct reports in the Univerity.
  • Prepare and disseminate security reports to be used by management for decision making from time to time as per request.
  • Participate actively in professional growth and advancement  of skills among the security staff in the University.
  • Build and leverage on positive relationship with students in order to keep the University a safe learning environment.
  • Lead efforts to de escalate inappropriate student behavious and assist students to maximize their time on educational activities .
  • Make recommendations for corrective actions on any emerging issues in the Security department in the University.

 

Qualifications;

  1. Bachelors’ Degree in criminology or security related field, Administration, Business Administration, Social Sciences or in any other relevant areas from a registered and accredited institution.
  2. At least KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent
  • Must have served as at least Chief Inspector of Police in National Police Service or a Captain in Kenya Defense Forces.
  1. At least five (5) years’ working experience as a Security Manager or Senior Administrative Officer with experience in security management
  2. Computer literate
  3. Valid certificate of good conduct
  • Relevant additional training in security operations and investigative services will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  1. Knowledge of professional standards
  2. Clean discharge certificate where applicable.

 

Additional Skills / Requirements.

  1. Communication skills
  2. Interpersonal skills.
  3. Leadership skills.
  • Team Building skills.
  1. Supervisory skills.
  2. Organisational skills.
  3. Problem solving skills.
  4. Conflict management skills.

              Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.

*Note:

For teaching positions ,Publication Points shall be determined by Commission of University Education Guidelines

 

TERMS OF SERVICE:

A competitive remuneration package which includes basic salary, generous house allowance, medical cover as per University Scheme will be  provided.

For teaching positions above Tutorial Fellow, employment will be on permanent and pensionable terms.

Tutorial Fellows are employed on one (1) year renewable contract, to a maximum of three (3) years.

The applicants should provide full details of educational and professional qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address

Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in area of specialization.

Applicants should write directly to:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)

Kenyatta University

  1. O. BOX 43844 – 00100

NAIROBI

Applications should be received not later than,

16th JULY 2021

For details related to job specification and general requirements, kindly visit our website: www.ku.ac.ke

*Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

*Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

*Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Kenyatta University Council wishes to invite applications from eminent individuals who are suitably qualified with outstanding academic credentials and relevant administrative experience for the  following positions;

 

  1. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATION & TECHNOLOGY
  2. LECTURERS

QUALIFICATIONS:

An earned PhD degree in Educational Communication & Technology or equivalent degree from an accredited and recognized university in the following areas of specialization

  • Language Education - English
  • Science Education- Chemistry
  • Science Education – Biology
  • Home Economics Education
  • Technology Education
  • Creative Arts Education – Music
  1. At least three years teaching experience at the University level.

 

  1. TUTORIAL FELLOWS

QUALIFICATIONS:

Masters of Education Degree in Educational Communication & Technology or its equivalent from an accredited and recognized university in the following areas of specialization

  • Technology Education
  • Social Studies Education – Religious Studies
  1. Applicants must be prepared to pursue Ph.D in their areas of specialization.
  2. PhD Registration and university teaching experience will be an added advantage.

 

  1. DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES

 

PROFESSOR

QUALIFICATIONS:

An earned PhD degree or equivalent degree from an accredited and recognized university in the following areas of specialization

  • Logic
  • Metaphysics
  • Ethics
  • Epistemology
  1. At least three (3) years of University teaching experience as full-time Associate Professor.
  2. Successfully supervised at least five (5) Masters Students and two (2 ) Doctoral students, since being appointed Associate Professor.
  3. At least five (5) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as Associate Professor.
  4. Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Associate.
  5. Evidence of good quality teaching.
  6. Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching.
  7. Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars and workshops.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. An earned PhD degree or equivalent degree from an accredited and recognized university in the following areas of specialization
  • Logic
  • Metaphysics
  • Ethics
  • Epistemology
  1. At least three (3) years of University teaching experience as full-time Senior Lecturer.
  2. Successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters Students and one (1) Doctoral student, since being appointed Senior Lecturer.
  3. At least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as a Senior Lecturer.
  4. Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as a Senior Lecturer.
  5. Evidence of good quality teaching.
  6. Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching.
  7. Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars and workshops.

 

SENIOR LECTURERS

QUALIFICATIONS:

An earned PhD degree or equivalent degree from an accredited and recognized university in the following areas of specialization.

  • Logic
  • Metaphysics
  • Ethics
  • Epistemology
  1. At least three (3) years of University teaching experience as full-time Lecturer.
  2. At least three (3) articles in refereed Journals since being appointed Lecturer
  3. Successful supervision of at least three (3) Masters Students.
  4. Evidence of applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Lecturer.
  5. Evidence of good quality teaching.
  6. Evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or workshops.

 

 

LECTURERS

QUALIFICATIONS:

An earned PhD degree or equivalent degree from an accredited and recognized university in the following areas of specialization

  • Logic
  • Metaphysics
  • Ethics
  • Epistemology
  1. University teaching experience will be an added advantage.

 

  1. DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE & INTERIOR DESIGN

 

Bachelor of Architectural Studies/Architecture

Areas of Specialization:

  • Architecture and Environment Design
  • Architecture and Interior Design
  • Architecture and Urban Design
  • Architecture and Fine Art
  • Architecture and Spatial Planning
  • Architecture and Building/Construction Technology
  • History and Theory of Architecture
  • Architecture and Project Management

 

PROFESSOR

                         QUALIFICATIONS

  1. An earned Ph.D Degree from a recognized University with teaching experience of at least three (3) years of University teaching experience as an Associate Professor or equivalent research experience.
  2. Successfully supervised at least Five (5) Postgraduate students to completion and at least two (2) at Doctoral Level after being appointed Associate Professor.
  3. A minimum of sixty (60) publication points* as Associate Professor or equivalent, of which forty (40) should be in refereed journals.
  4. Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group after being appointed as Associate Professor.
  5. Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  6. Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars and workshops.
  7. Current registration by relevant professional body.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. An earned Ph.D Degree from a recognized University with teaching experience of at least three (3) years as a Senior Lecturer or Senior Researcher in relevant fields or equivalent.
  2. Successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters Students and at least one (1) Ph.D student after being appointed Senior Lecturer.
  3. A minimum of forty eight (48) publication points* as a Senior Lecturer or equivalent of which thirty two (32) should be in refereed journals.
  4. Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group after being appointed as a Senior Lecturer.
  5. Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  6. Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars and workshops.
  7. Current registration by relevant professional body.

 

SENIOR LECTURER

                        QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. PhD. Degree from a recognized University with teaching experience of at least five (5) years at University level, three (3) of which as full-time Lecturer.
  2. A minimum of cumulative Thirty Two (32) publication points* of which Twenty Four (24) are from articles in refereed scholarly journals after being appointed Lecturer
  • Successful supervision of at least three (3) Masters Students.
  1. Evidence of applying for a grant either individually or as a group afterbeing appointed as Lecturer.
  2. Evidence of good quality teaching.
  3. Evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or workshops.
  • Current registration by relevant professional body.

 

LECTURER

                        QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Masters Degree or its equivalent in the aforementioned arears of specialization.
  2. At least three (3) years teaching experience at University Level or in research or in industry.
  3. Current registration by relevant professional body.

 

  1. DIRECTOR- HOSPITALITY SERVICES.

Reporting to the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance & Development), the Director Hospitality will direct the hospitality service functions within the University and satellite campuses

 

Main duties and responsibilities;

  • Develop policies to guide the operations of the hospitality directorate in line with the income generation to the university.
  • Generate budgets for the annual operation of the hospitality services in the University.
  • Prepare periodical reports to the University Management on the performance of the hospitality Services income generating activities for decision making.
  • Chair daily departmental briefings, review performance and focus on operational foward planning.
  • Inspect all operational areas by walking through to ensure the areas are safe and free from health hazards.
  • Read and respond to all received memos from various departments to provide feedback and information as per requests placed in the university.
  • Handle clients complaints appropriately.
  • Sign and approve daily stores requisition for control purposes and to enable procurement of necessities for the department.
  • Supervise all staff in the Directorate.

 

Qualifications:

  1. Relevant Masters Degree in Catering, Hotel Management or other Hospitality Services from a recognized institution,
  2. At least three (3) years’ working experience as a manager in a reputable Hospitality institution.
  3. Computer literate.
  4. Knowledge of the relevant legislations.
  5. Knowledge of professional standards.

 

Additional Skills / Requirements.

  1. Communication skills
  2. Interpersonal skills.
  3. Leadership skills.
  4. Team Building skills.
  5. Supervisory skills.
  6. Organisational skills.
  7. Problem solving skills.
  8. Conflict management skills.

           Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.

 

  1. DEPUTY DIRECTOR - UNIVERSITY SECURITY SERVICES

Reporting to the Director , University Security Services, Deputy Director will coordinate security services , receive and review security reports  and investigate security related incidents.  

 

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide counsel in the supervison of investigative tasks within the University.
  • Report unusual activity or ssuspicions on safety issues to the Director or management.
  • Properly complete incident reports and misconduct reports in the Univerity.
  • Prepare and disseminate security reports to be used by management for decision making from time to time as per request.
  • Participate actively in professional growth and advancement  of skills among the security staff in the University.
  • Build and leverage on positive relationship with students in order to keep the University a safe learning environment.
  • Lead efforts to de escalate inappropriate student behavious and assist students to maximize their time on educational activities .
  • Make recommendations for corrective actions on any emerging issues in the Security department in the University.

 

Qualifications;

  1. Bachelors’ Degree in criminology or security related field, Administration, Business Administration, Social Sciences or in any other relevant areas from a registered and accredited institution.
  2. At least KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent
  3. Must have served as at least Chief Inspector of Police in National Police Service or a Captain in Kenya Defense Forces.
  4. At least five (5) years’ working experience as a Security Manager or Senior Administrative Officer with experience in security management
  5. Computer literate
  6. Valid certificate of good conduct
  7. Relevant additional training in security operations and investigative services will be an added advantage.
  8. Knowledge of relevant legislations
  9. Knowledge of professional standards
  10. Clean discharge certificate where applicable.

 

Additional Skills / Requirements.

  1. Communication skills
  2. Interpersonal skills.
  3. Leadership skills.
  4. Team Building skills.
  5. Supervisory skills.
  6. Organisational skills.
  7. Problem solving skills.
  8. Conflict management skills.

              Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.

*Note:

For teaching positions ,Publication Points shall be determined by Commission of University Education Guidelines

TERMS OF SERVICE:

A competitive remuneration package which includes basic salary, generous house allowance, medical cover as per University Scheme will be  provided.

For teaching positions above Tutorial Fellow, employment will be on permanent and pensionable terms.

Tutorial Fellows are employed on one (1) year renewable contract, to a maximum of three (3) years.

The applicants should provide full details of educational and professional qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address

Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in area of specialization.

Applicants should write directly to:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)

Kenyatta University

P.O. BOX 43844 – 00100

NAIROBI

Applications should be received not later than,

16th JULY 2021

For details related to job specification and general requirements, kindly visit our website: www.ku.ac.ke

*Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

*Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

*Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

 

 

Internal Advertisement
Directorate of Catering Services
Catering Manager

Kenyatta University wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified candidates with relevant academic qualifications and experience for the position of Catering Manager in the Directorate of catering Services

The sucessful candidate will coordinate the catering services under this Directorate in order tp provide quality catering services to students, staff and external clientele.

Key Qualifications

  • Degree in Hospitality Field or  Higher National Diploma in hotels and institutional mamangement or An equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • At least 5 yewars relevant working experience and currently holding a similar or equivalent possition in an institutional set-up.
  • Medical Fitness Certificate from Public Health Office
  • Conversant with ISO requirements (quality standrds) in the food and hospitality industry
  • Leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer Literate

TERMS OF SERVICE:

Applicants should submit application letter, certificates and testimonials by writing directly to:

 

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)

Kenyatta University

P. O. BOX 43844 – 00100

NAIROBI

 

Not later than, 19th  February 2021

Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

 

Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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