Mount Kenya University Recruitment 2021/2022 And How To Apply

Mount Kenya University (MKU) is a fully fledged chartered university committed to a broad-based, wholistic and inclusive system of education. It has an overall goal of promoting human resource development for society’s progressive good. The university has adopted several international best practices in its core functions, which has enabled its students and faculty win awards, thus stamping its authority as a centre of excellence.

At its main campus in Thika town in the outskirts of Kenya’s capital Nairobi, the university is transforming a hitherto industrial town into an educational hub. At the same time, it is widening access to higher education for the larger East African Community through a well-structured network of campuses.

The university also offers a wide-range of academic and professional courses, through various flexible modes that include virtual learning, evening classes, weekend classes and School based.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Central Catering And Accommodation Services Manager

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: MBA/MSc/MA

Experience: 3 Years

Location: Nairobi

Job Field: Catering / Confectionery

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the smooth operation of the Department
  • Maintain discipline and high standard of courtesy in all the staff responsible to him/her, particularly where relations to the students are concerned.
  • Maintain consistently high standards of service and the expected quality of food.
  • Overall management of the department in planning, policy formulation and implementation.
  • Responsible for staff matters within the department.
  • Responsible for procurement of stores for the department.
  • Responsible for formulation and implementation of departmental strategic plan.
  • Responsible for formulation, planning and control of the departmental budget.
  • Advise the University Management on Catering and related issues
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Food Production/Food and Beverage Service/Hospitality Management or relevant area from recognized Institution.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as Deputy Catering Manager or in a recognised University.
  • Must be computer literate.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

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Job Title: Clinical Officer

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND, Diploma

Experience: 3 Years

Location: Nairobi

Job Field: Medical / Healthcare

Job Responsibilities

  • To examine, diagnose and treat patients’ common ailments at the University health facility
  • To guide and counsel patients, clients and staff on Health issues
  • To sensitize patients and clients on preventive health
  • To carry out minor surgical procedures as per training skill
  • To collect and compile clinical data
  • To filter and refer patients and clients to appropriate health facilities.
  • Supervises/oversees junior health workers.
  • Examine, diagnose and treat patients in the University clinics
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Clinical Medicine or related area of specialization from a recognized Institution.
  • Must be registered as Clinical Officer with Clinical Officers Council.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience at a comparable position.
  • Must be Computer Literate.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

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Job Title: Debrailler

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: Diploma

Location: Nairobi

Job Field: Education / Teaching

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform a variety of Braille transcription work
  • Assists Lecturer with the preparation of classroom and teaching materials for visually impaired students; and assists with the instruction and supervision of students.
  • Transcribes materials from print to Braille and Braille to print.
  • Operate braille equipment and/or computers in transcribing materials from print to Braille
  • Provide specialized assistance in Braille reading and writing.
  • Maintain confidentiality to protect privacy of students, families and staff.
  • Assists with the supervision, guidance and instruction of students in a wide variety of areas
  • Check students’ progress and assists with individual work assignments.
  • Administer tests, assignments and examinations

Requirements

  • Certificate or diploma or equivalent in brailling and debrailling.
  • Professional training and paid or volunteer experience working with individuals with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of Braille transcription methods.
  • Knowledge of general problems and behaviors of visually impaired students.
  • Knowledge of effective methods and techniques for assisting with the skill development and educational progress of visually impaired students
  • Ability to perform Braille transcription work.
  • Ability to operate Braille equipment, a computer and specialized software and Braille embosser.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

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Job Title: Sign Language Interpreter

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience: 2 Years

Location: Nairobi

Job Field: Education / Teaching

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing a full range of interpreting/transliterating services for deaf/hard of hearing (HoH) students/employees
  • Utilize skill in a variety of signed languages (Contact Sign, and Conceptually Accurate Signed English, CASE) to facilitate communication
  • Interpret any conversation, meeting, and training session, and interview or other requested event, including providing oral interpreting to students /employees who do not use sign language
  • Responsible for interpreting in a variety of communication modes during agency-wide work related events such as lectures, conferences, and appraisals, and counseling sessions, etc. for specific training needs and benefits
  • Responsible for coordinating all incoming customer interpreting service requests through emails and phone calls
  • To schedule blocks of time for interpreting services following students’/staff requirements and availability
  • Responsible for communicating schedule conflicts and reschedules short notice priorities as they occur
  • Collaborate with external contractor for interpreter requirements as needed
  • Enlighten supervisors and staff on Deaf Culture and interpreter services
  • Identify process improvement opportunities to improve on services to students/staff
  • Serve as a representative for the contracting office or provide backup interpreting service for external contracts.

Requirements

  • Diploma in the following disciplines; Communications, Sociology, Deaf studies, linguistics, or equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in Computer Application Skills;
  • Certification from a recognized interpreter certification body;
  • The role requires at least two (2) years of cumulative Sign Language Interpreting experience.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

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Application Deadline: 24 September, 2021

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