Pursuant to Part IV Section 23 of the Kibabii University Charter, 2015 and Kibabii University Statutes, 2017, the University invites applications from suitably qualified applicants for the following vacant teaching positions:

  1. TEACHING POSITIONS
S. NoDesignation & ScaleArea of SpecializationAdvert No.No. of Posts
1.Senior Lecturer Scale 13Human ResourceKIBU/ACA/01/04/20181
2.Senior Lecturer Scale 13Curriculum Instructional TechnologyKIBU/ACA/02/04/20181
3.Senior Lecturer Scale 13Kiswahili and other African LanguagesKIBU/ACA/03/04/20181
4.Lecturer Scale 12Education Planning and ManagementKIBU/ACA/04/04/20181
5.Tutorial Fellow Scale 11Philosophy of EducationKIBU/ACA/05/04/20181
6.Senior Lecturer Scale 13Computer ScienceKIBU/ACA/06/04/20181
7.Senior Lecturer Scale 13Information TechnologyKIBU/ACA/07/04/20181
8.Lecturer Scale 12Computer ScienceKIBU/ACA/08/04/20181
9.Tutorial Fellow – Scale 11Community and Mental Health NursingKIBU/ACA/09/04/20181
10.Tutorial Fellow: Scale 11Medical Surgical NursingKIBU/ACA/10/04/20181
11.Tutorial Fellow Scale 11Midwifery, Gynecological Nursing and Gender.KIBU/ACA/11/04/20181
12.Tutorial Fellow Scale 11Nursing Education, Administration & ResearchKIBU/ACA/12/04/20181
13.Clinical Instructor  Scale 8NursingKIBU/ACA/13/04/20181
14.Senior Lecturer Scale 13Organic ChemistryKIBU/ACA/14/04/20181
15.Tutorial Fellow Scale 11Agriculture and Veterinary SciencesKIBU/ACA/15/04/20181

 

Duties and Responsibilities for Teaching Staff

  1. To contribute towards the achievement of the Mission and Vision of the University;
  2. To contribute effectively to the creation and  circulation of knowledge through effective teaching, research and publishing;
  3. To enrich the intellectual development of students through interactions and academic counseling in area of specialization;
  4. To participate in institution building and extra- curricular activities of department in order to create a rich and vibrant intellectual environment at KIBU.

 Requirements for Appointment

 Senior Lecturer

Applicants should have:-

  1. An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification (Or a Master’s degree qualification in special cases) in the relevant field from an accredited and recognized university;
  2. At least three (3) years of teaching experience at university level as a Lecturer or six (6) research or in industry experience;
  3. A minimum of thirty two (32) publication points as a Lecturer or equivalent of which at least twenty four (24) should be from refereed scholarly journals;
  4. Supervised at least three (3) post graduate students to completion as a Lecturer or equivalent;
  5. Registered with the relevant Professional Body (where applicable).

 LECTURER

For appointment to the position of Lecturer, one must have:

  1. An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant field from accredited and recognized/ university, and be registered or registerable with the relevant professional body (where applicable) OR

Master’s Degree in relevant field from an accredited and recognized university (in special cases) with at least three (3) years teaching experience at university level or in research or in industry, and

  1. A minimum of 24 publication points of which at least 16 should be from refereed journals papers, and;
  2. Registered with the relevant Professional Body (where applicable).

TUTORIAL FELLOW

Applicants should have:-

  1. Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in relevant field
  2. Be registered for Doctorate Degree Studies
  3. Member of relevant recognized professional body
  4. Teaching experience at the University will be an added advantage

 

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

 KIBU/ADM/01/04/2018: REGISTRAR (ADMINISTRATION AND HUMAN RESOURCE) – SCALE 15 (Re advertisement)

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration, Finance and Development), the Registrar (Administration and Human Resources) shall on the overall be responsible for the supervision and management of all administrative and operational functions of the Office of the Registrar (Administration and Human Resources).

The Registrar shall:

  1. Coordinate training and development programmes of staff in the University and ensuring their implementation;
  2. Determine equitable monetary and non-monetary remuneration of employees in the University considering legal and statutory provisions;
  3. Ensure proper health and safety working conditions as provided for in applicable laws;
  4. Ensure smooth and efficient operations of the Personnel, Central and Blue Registries;
  5. Ensure safe custody and maintenance personnel and other records;
  6. Ensure industrial peace in the University by helping in collective bargaining, joint consultations and settlement of disputes;
  7. Ensure processing of staff engagement/disengagement is done in accordance with the approved policies;
  8. Advise top management on formulation and evaluation of human resource programmes, policies and procedures;
  9. Provide advice to heads of departments regarding manpower planning, job analysis, design, recruitment and selection of staff;
  10. Provide Secretariat services to committees of University Management Board and Senate where applicable; and
  11. Exercise such other powers, perform such other duties, and discharge such other official functions as are assigned to him/her by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor/authorized officer or are prescribed by the policies and regulations of the University.
  12. Shall be a member of Senate and University Management Board
  13. Secretary to the University Management Board

 Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this position, the Registrar Administration and Human Resources Must have a Ph.D in relevant area and must have relevant work experience of at least twelve (12) years of which at least three (3) years as a Deputy Registrar Administration Scale 14 or its equivalent.

Terms

The incumbent shall hold office on a contract period of five (5) years but may be eligible for reappointment for a further one term in accordance with terms and conditions of service as approved by the Council from time to time.

 

KIBU/ADM/02/04/2018: UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN – SCALE 15 – 1 POST (Re-advertisement)

Reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academics and Students Affairs), the University Librarian shall on the overall be responsible for the supervision and management of all administrative and operational functions of the Office of the University Librarian.

The University Librarian shall:

  1. Be the custodian of academic resources of the University;
  2. Regularly review academic resources and submit a report;
  3. Make proposals for development of library policies;
  4. Ensure implementation of Library policy;
  5. Coordinate all the Library services in the University;
  6. Prepare and submit proposals for acquisition of library materials;
  7. Acquire and conserve library research materials;
  8. Be responsible for the organization and operation of library services;
  9. Adoption and adherence to library standards;
  10. Manage the provision of conducive reading space for library users;
  11. Establish and facilitate the use of the e-Library;
  12. Facilitate the networking and exchange of materials with other libraries locally and internationally;
  13. Make proposals for acquisition and conservation of library research materials;
  14. Promote provision of library support services;
  15. Undertaking such other official assignments as may be assigned from time to time by the Vice-Chancellor or his/her authorized officer.

Requirements for Appointment

The University Librarian shall be a Ph.D holder in Library and Information Sciences or its equivalent. In addition he/she should have at least three (3) years of experience as Deputy Librarian or relevant field.

Terms

The Officer shall hold office on a contract period of five (5) years but may be eligible for reappointment for a further one term in accordance with terms and conditions of service as approved by the Council from time to time.

 

KIBU/ADM/03/04/2018: DEPUTY UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN – SCALE 14 – 1 POST Reporting to the University Librarian, the Deputy University Librarian shall on the overall assist in the supervision and management of all administrative and operational functions of the Office of the University Librarian.

The Deputy University Librarian shall:

  1. Help in providing custodial services to academic resources of the University;
  2. Regularly review academic resources and submit reports to the University Librarian
  3. Make proposals for development of library policies
  4. Implement Library Policy
  5. Assist in coordination of all the library services in the University
  6. Assist in preparation of proposals for acquisition of library materials;
  7. Manage the provision of conducive reading space for library users;
  8. Assist in the establishment and facilitating the use of the e-Library;
  9. Facilitate the networking and exchange of materials of with other libraries locally and internationally;
  10. Promote provision of library support services;
  11. Undertaking such other official assignments as may be assigned from time to time by the University Librarian or his/her authorized officer.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, one must have:-

  1. A Master’s Degree in Library and Information Sciences or its equivalent with 12 years working experience 3 of which as Senior Assistant Librarian Scale 13 or its equivalent.
  2. Registered with relevant professional body.
  3. ICT Competence.

Terms

The Officer shall hold office on permanent and pensionable terms in accordance with terms and conditions of service as approved by the Council from time to time.

 

KIBU/ADM/04/04/2018: PROCUREMENT OFFICER – SCALE 12 – 1 POST

Duties and responsibilities at this level will involve: Management of Purchasing/Supplies and Stock Control activities in their areas of operation; coordinating purchasing and supplies activities in the University; supervising staff in the department; ensuring proper keeping of records and smooth flow of documents within the department and other departments of the University; receiving requisitions from users for purchase of goods and services and confirming correct specifications and deliveries requested; requesting for quotations or tenders from the suppliers; evaluating received quotations or tenders; placing orders or arrange for contracts with selected suppliers and monitor deliveries to ensure supplies do arrive as promised (order progressing); checking received supplies and ensure they are correct to specifications and in good condition; counter checking suppliers’ invoice with original quotations or tender documents and ensure original terms have been adhered to.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, applicants must have:

  1. Master’s Degree in Procurement and Supplies with 6 years working experience 3 of which as a Procurement/Supplies Officer Scale 11 or its equivalent. OR Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Supplies Management with 12 years working experience 3 of which as a Procurement/Supplies Officer Scale 11 or its equivalent.
  2. Registration with the relevant professional body.
  3. ICT Competence.

 

KIBU/ADM/05/04/2018: TECHNICIAN – SCALE 5 (COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT) – 1 POST

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Identify materials and equipment and oversee the process of securing them for the department for practicals and research in the department.
  2. Carry out guided research and act as a participant in the research projects in the department.
  3. Participate in preparations of laboratory manuals using other appropriate media within and without the department.
  4. Ensure quality practicals and research is carried out.
  5. Participate in the designing, development and delivery of arrange of practicals at various levels within the University.
  6. Participate in the review of practical manuals and materials on a regular basis, updating when required within the departments to align them with market programme needs.
  7. Participate in the development and application of innovative, appropriate practical delivery/demonstration techniques and materials that create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students in the department for effective learning and teaching.
  8. Transfer practical skills, methods and techniques to students and other stakeholders in the department.
  9. Ensure that practicals design and delivery comply with the quality standards and regulations of the university and department.
  10. Supervise student projects, field trips and where appropriate industrial placements and Industrial training to equip students with on job training and skills.
  11. Ensure that the practicals content and methods of delivery are in accordance with equal opportunities, and respond to issues relating to staff and student needs.
  12. Participate in the preparation of work plan for practicals, industrial workshops and other industrial materials for students for proper planning.
  13. Participate in preparing the budget for practicals, industrial workshops and other industrial materials for students.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, applicant must have:

  1. Diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology
  2. Certificate in relevant area with 9 years working experience, 3 of which as Laboratory Assistant Scale 4 or its equivalent.

 

KIBU/ADM/06/04/2018: SENIOR TECHNICIAN III – SCALE 8 (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT) – 1 POST

 Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Participate in the design, development and delivery of a range of IT practicals at various levels within the University.
  2. Participate in the review of IT practical manuals and materials on a regular basis, updating when required within the departments to align them with market programme needs.
  3. Participate in the development and application of innovative and appropriate IT practical, delivery /demonstration techniques and materials that create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students in the department for effective learning and teaching.
  4. Transfer IT practical skills, methods and techniques to students and other stakeholders in the department.
  5. Ensure that IT practicals design and delivery comply with the quality standards and regulations of the university and the department.
  6. Supervise students computing projects, field trips and where appropriate, industrial placements and Industrial training to equip students with on job training and skills.
  7. To test for competency among students and the level of computing knowledge required.
  8. Ensure that the IT practicals content and methods of delivery are in accordance with equal opportunities, and respond to issues relating to staff and student needs.
  9. Participate in determining relevant research objectives and prepare research practicals for the department.
  10. Identify materials and equipment and oversee the process of securing them for the department for practicals and research in the department.
  11. Carry out guided research and act as a participant in the research in projects in the department.
  12. Participate in writing or contribute to preparations of laboratory manuals using other appropriate media within and without the department.
  13. Act as a referee and contribute to peer assessment of other technicians within the department, and ensure that quality practicals and research is carried out.
  14. Providing personal administrative support to the lecturers.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, one must have:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in IT/Computer Science/Computer Technology/Computer Engineering.
  2. Higher National Diploma in IT/Computer Science/Computer Technology/Computer Engineering with three (3) years’ working experience.
  3. Diploma in IT/Computer Science/Computer Technology/Computer Engineering with nine (9) years working experience 3 of which as Technician Scale 7 or its equivalent.
  4. Membership to a recognized professional body.

 

KIBU/ADM/07/04/2018: SENIOR TECHNICIAN III – SCALE 8 (JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION) – 1 POST

Duties and Responsibilities

The Officer shall:

  1. Guide students during practical sessions
  2. Be in charge of the Media Studio
  3. Be custodian of Journalism and Mass Communication Department equipment
  4. Perform any other official duties as assigned by the Chairperson of Department or any other designated officer.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, one must have:

  1. Bachelor of Arts in Film and Theatre OR Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication.
  2. ICT Competence.

 

KIBU/ADM/08/04/2018: PLUMBER – SCALE 4 (ESTATES DEPARTMENT) – 1 POST Duties and Responsibilities

The Officer shall:

  1. Carry out repair and maintenance of water reticulation systems.
  2. Carry out construction of new water and sewerage lines in the University
  3. Monitor and maintain water system equipment in the University.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, one must have:-

  1. Certificate in water engineering with 3 years’ experience OR

Artisan I with three (3) years’ experience OR

Artisan II or Grade I with 3 years’ experience OR

Artisan III with 6 years’ experience

2. Experience in water reticulation systems in a learning institution is an added advantage.

 

KIBU/ADM/09/04/2018: ELECTRICIAN – SCALE 4 (ESTATES DEPARTMENT) – 1 POST

 Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Monitoring and maintenance of standby generators in the University.
  2. Repairs and Maintenance of electric systems in the University.
  3. Construction of electrical systems in the University minor projects.

 Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, one must have:-

  1. Certificate in electrical engineering with 3 years’ experience OR

Artisan I with three (3) years’ experience OR

Artisan II Or Grade I with 3 years’ experience OR

Artisan III with 6 years’ experience

2. Experience in electrical systems in a learning institution is an added advantage.

 

KIBU/ADM/10/04/2018: CASHIER SCALE 5 (FINANCE DEPARTMENT) – 2 POSTS

Duties and Responsibilities

The officer will work under the supervision of a more experienced officer. Duties will include processing of invoices, receipts and other basic accounting work under the guidance of a senior officer.

 Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, one must have:-

  • CPA Part one with one (1) year working experience as Accounts Clerk Scale 4 or its equivalent.
  • ICT Competence.
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

 

KIBU/ADM/11/04/2018: CASHIER SCALE 4 (FINANCE DEPARTMENT) – 2 POSTS

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Receiving and receipting income from sales of meals.
  2. Reconciliation of meals income registers.
  3. Filing accountable documents.
  4. Ensure adherence to internal controls.
  5. Making monthly financial reports on revenue collected.
  6. Performance of any other duties and responsibility that may be assigned by the head of section or department.

 Requirements for Appointment

To be appointed to this grade, one must have:

  • KATC Final
  • ICT competence

 

KIBU/ADM/12/04/2018: ASSISTANT INTERNAL AUDITOR I – SCALE 10 – 1 POST

Requirements for Appointment

i) Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration from a recognized university

ii) CPA (K)

iii) 6 years relevant working experience 3 of which as Assistant Internal Audit Scale 9 or its equivalent.

iv) Registered member (in good standing) of IIA or ICPAK

v) ICT Competency.

How to apply:

Each application shall be accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae in the prescribed format, Copies of Relevant Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, Testimonials, and other relevant supporting documents. Scanned copies of these documents must be attached to the application email and emailed to appointments@kibu.ac.ke to be used as back up.

 

Applicants for positions at Scale twelve (12) and above must also submit the following valid documents:

  1. Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority
  2. Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board
  3. Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  4. Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau
  5. Criminal Investigation Department- (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  6. Letters of recommendation from at least three persons familiar with the applicant’s professional experience and character in general should also be sent to the address below before Friday 18th May, 2018.

 

All applications should clearly be marked with the Reference Number of the Advertised position “Application for the position of (position applied for)”and submitted as follows:

  1. Ten (10) hard copies
  2. An electronic copy in PDF format by email be sent to the following email: appointments@kibu.ac.ke

 

Applications must be submitted on or before Friday 18th May, 2018. Applications should be addressed as registered mail to:

The Vice Chancellor,

Kibabii University,

P.O. BOX 1699 – 50200

BUNGOMA

Or

Addressed to

The Vice Chancellor

Kibabii University,

and Dropped at

Kibabii University-Main Campus,

Administration Block, Third Floor, Room ABA 308,

 

Note: Kibabii University is an equal opportunity employer. Women, marginalized and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

 

FORMAT OF CURRICULUM VITAE

(For Administrative Staff, Parts 3.0, 5.0, 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0 and 10.0 are optional)

 1.0 Personal Information

  • Name (Full Name)
  • Date of Birth
  • Marital Status (Optional)
  • Children (Optional)
  • Address
  • Telephone
  • Cell phone
  • Email Address
  • Languages
  • Citizenship
  • Gender
  • Place/County of Birth

2.0 Qualifications:

List all your academic qualifications in chronological order starting with the most recent.  Include the following:-

Institution attended and Year of award, and training certification.

  • Academic
  • Professional Courses
  • Other Courses

3.0 Fellowships:

List internship and fellowships, including organization, title and dates.

4.0 Employment History/Work Experience

List in chronological order, starting with your current employment.  Include details of position held, and place of work.

5.0 Administrative Responsibilities

  • Deanship, Head of Department, Departmental Examination Coordination, Time tabling
  • Other administrative responsibilities as applicable for Administrative staff.
  • Should show the institution and dates

6.0 Postgraduate Supervision

  • List completed and on-going supervision including name(s) of student (s), registration number, title of thesis, date of completion, year of graduation and award of Degree of Certificate starting with the most recent.
  • Ph.D supervision
  • Masters supervision

7.0 Conferences / Seminars / Workshops

  • Participation in workshops / conferences
  • Presentation of papers at academic and professional conferences / exhibitions
  • Convening and coordinating conferences

One should clearly indicate:

  1. The date
  2. Theme
  3. Title
  4. Venue

 8.0 Research and Publications to include

  • Articles in refereed journals – Name of journal, year of publications and authors (all names), title of paper, the volume and pages in the journal.
  1. Local Journals / Kenyan
  2. International Journals

One should clearly show:-

  1. Individual Publications
  2. Joint Publications
  3. Publications with students
  • Articles /Papers in Conference Proceedings
  • Books – indicate Authors and Editors, Year of publication, place of publication and ISNB Number.
  • Chapters in Books – Give Author of book, Title of Chapter, Title of Book, Editor, Publisher Name, Place of Publication and Year of Publication
  • Networking and collaboration with external organizations – one should show nature of collaborating organizations, initiators etc.
  • External /Internal Research grants (show dates, duration and amounts).

9.0 Recognition

  • National
  • External Examiner in other Universities
  • Referee / Reviewer for professional periodicals
  • Being invited to a conference as guest speaker
  • Awards
  • Appointment to Boards
  • Community outreach

 10.0 Academic Leadership

  • Outstanding innovation, Product Development
  • Initiating or leading research project
  • Initiating new academic programmes in Department /School/Faculty
  • Development Programmes external to Kibabii University

11.0 Others

  • Appointments
  1. National
  2. Regional
  • International
  • Contribution to University Advancement
  • Membership to Professional Bodies (Indicate membership number and category of membership)
  • Referee’s