Job Description/RequirementsKirinyaga University is a chartered government owned and established under the Universities Act No.42 of 2012. At present, the University runs degree programmes across five faculties; Health Sciences, Hospitality and Textile Technology, Pure and Applied Sciences, Business and Education and Engineering and Built Environment. The University, situated about 115 kilometers from Nairobi, is among the vibrant and fastest growing citadels of learning in Kenya.NON ACADEMIC POSITIONSAdministrative Assistant Grade 8 3 Positions KyU/NT/071/07/20217. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (SCHOOLS) GRADE 8Duties and Responsibilitiesa) Assist in the implementation of administrative functions of the schools/ Departmentsb) Manage office setting and order replacement of furniture and equipmentc) Taking minutes of meetings in section, departments and University committees.d) Ascertain meetings and workshop venues organized by the Head of department /sectione) Supervise staff under themf) Ascertain scheduled events and University calendar datesg) Circulate agendas, programs and action points to relevant officers for actionh) Any other duties assigned by immediate supervisorRequirements• Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from a recognized institution.• Should have knowledge and experience in using computerized management information systems applications and tools.• Three (3) years’ working experience in administrative duties.Terms and conditions of service• Successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package.• Employment will be on Permanent and Pensionable terms except for Tutorial Fellows.• Those with degrees from foreign universities should attach certificates of equation and recognition of qualifications from Kenya National Qualifications Authority.• Applicants must meet requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenya Constitution, 2010Mode of applicationApplicants must submit five (5) copies of applications giving details of the 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 giving names and addresses of three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and areas of specialization, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and a copy of most recent letter of appointment.Interested applicants should send the applications to the undersigned, quoting the reference number for the job applied for so as to be received on or before9th August, 2021.THE VICE CHANCELLORKIRINYAGA UNIVERSITYP. O. BOX 143-10300KERUGOYAKirinyaga University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants of either gender, persons with disabilities and persons from marginalized communities are encouraged to apply. Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.KyU is ISO 9001:2015 certifiedKirinyaga University is Zero Tolerant to Corruption.
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