Vacancies Open at Moi University; Qualifications and How to Submit Application

Vacancies Open at Moi University; Qualifications and How to Submit Application,

 

Vacancies Open at Moi University; Qualifications and How to Submit Application

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University Librarian – Scale 15 (XV) – 1 Post

Ref. MU/AC/03/7/2023

  • The University Librarian shall, under the general direction of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Research, Extension & Student Affairs, be in charge of the management and provision of University Library Services,

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Management of Library services in the University;
  • Formulation and implementation of Library policies and regulations;
  • Formulation of Library strategic plans and implementation of work plans;
  • Budget preparation and harmonization for Library services;
  • Coordination of Information Literacy;
  • Promoting linkages with Library stakeholders;
  • Development of the Library procurement plan;
  • Participating in the procurement of information materials and library equipment in liaison with the Procurement Department;
  • Ensuring current and relevant information materials are provided to users;
  • Evaluation of Library services, stocktaking and weeding;
  • Maintaining Library inventory;
  • Custodian of Library equipment and facilities;
  • Performance appraisal of staff in the Library;
  • Advising on training and professional improvement for Library staff; and
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements for direct appointment

For appointment to this position, a candidate must:

  • Be a holder of an earned Doctorate degree in Library and Information Sciences or related field from a recognized University;
  • Have ten (10) years administrative experience four (4) of which should be as a Deputy University Librarian or equivalent post;
  • Have published at least three (3) Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals;
  • Demonstrate knowledge and competencies in the management of University Library Services;
  • Be a member of a recognized professional association for Librarians, Kenya Library Association (KLA), Library Association (LA) or American Library Association (ALA) and in good standing; and
  • Meet any other requirements as may be set by Council.
  • A certificate in a strategic leadership or management course of not less than Jour (4)
  • Weeks’ duration from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.

Requirements for Serving Officers

For appointment to this position, an officer must:

  • Be a holder of an earned Doctorate degree in Library and Information Sciences or related field from a recognized University;
  • Have ten (10) years administrative experience three (3) of which should be as a Deputy University Librarian or equivalent post;
  • Have published at least three (3) Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals;
  • Demonstrate knowledge and competencies in the management of University Library Services;
  • Be a member of a recognized professional association for Librarians, Kenya Library Association (KLA), Library Association (LA) or American Library Association (ALA) and in good standing; and
  • Meet any other requirements as may be set by Council.
  • A certificate in a strategic leadership or management course of not less than four (4) weeks’ duration from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
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Software Developer – Scale 9/10 (IX/X) – 2 Posts

Ref. MU/AC/04/7/2023

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Engage in full stack development and continual improvement of the university learning management system;
  • Build server-side applications including databases, and the operating system;
  • Develop User Requirement Analysis (URA) documents for new developments or according to the users’ requirements and mapping of the same to the software and/or database component;
  • Perform the necessary technical design and development functionality to ensure that business application systems can be effectively developed and implemented;
  • Design and development of front-end tier(s), middle tier(s), and/or back-end database tier(s) for business application;
  • Configure and/or customize business applications to meet business requirements using various database and software tools;
  • Make improvements to, and offer inputs on the existing software;
  • Create software testing environments and carrying out test procedures using defined use cases:
  • Assist in presentations of system functionality to new users and departments;
  • Drive systems adoption by learner users;
  • Work directly with the IT support teams to resolve issues identified and escalated during daily operations;
  • Investigate issues/bugs with the software and work on resolving the issues;
  • Develop and provide reports and documentation of the new software version and changes;
  • Research and provide input on design approach, performance and base functionality improvements for various procedures and applications;
  • Review user requirements documents to ensure that requirements are testable;
  • Develop test plans, test cases, test scripts and test reports on multiple projects of varying size; and :
  • Design, develop and operate automated software build, packaging, testing and deployment tools
  • To ensure predictable and repeatable software migration from development to test and eventually production environments – Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery

For appointment to this’position, a candidate must:

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Technology or a related discipline from an accredited/recognized institution;
  • Have three (3) years’ experience in Grade 9 or comparable position;
  • Possess experience as a software developer and programmer for systems used in university setting with a proven track record of exemplary performance;
  • Possess at least five (5) years’ experience with any modern programming tools/platforms e.g. PHP, NET, JavaScript, Java, Post qualification etc;
  • Have demonstrable experience with Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL/MariaDB, SQLite and PostgreSQL databases and database abstraction tools e.g. ADO.NET, ORM, LINQ to SQL etc;
  • Be knowledgeable on systems integrations using both RESTful and SOAP based APIs;
  • Be a member of a relevant professional body; and
  • Have Certification in CCNA, A+, working experience with University systems.
  • Possession of relevant additional qualifications will be an added advantage.
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Key competencies

  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Ability to work in a team of professionals;
  • Problem-solving and able to respond to emerging challenges; and
  • Knowledge of text-editing software, debugging, data base structures, source control, and
  • Working knowledge of machine learning.

 

Multimedia Developer – Scale 9/10 (IX/X) – 2 Posts

Ref. MU/AC/05/7/2023

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Production of multimedia digital assets to support online learning;
  • Production of multimedia animations across various formats;
  • Design appropriate media to support lecturers teaching online;
  • Develop derivative products such as social media infographics, GIFs, and banners;
  • Assist with digital retouching and image production;
  • Select appropriate layouts for products in coordination with the university’s corporate communications team;
  • Provide proofs to ensure product quality prior to printing and/or publication;
  • Ensure the communication materials produced have the desired impact on the target audience;
  • Ensure materials compliance with 508 compliance requirements for visually impaired readership;
  • Develop publication layouts for online-friendly format(s);
  • Liaise with printing services to ensure high quality printing of above mentioned publications: and
  • Other graphic design support as needed.

For appointment to this position, a candidate must:

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Education or Information Science, with strong showing in Educational Technology, Media practical and Computer use;
  • Have experience in conducting trainings on social media content development;
  • Have knowledge of graphic fundamentals, typography, print, layouts, and web design; and
  • Have experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, InDesign, and other design software.

Key competencies

  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Ability to work in a team and meet deadlines;
  • Effective problem solving skills; and
  • Use of tools such as Adobe-InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Corel draw, Adobe Flash & Canvas.
  • Knowledge of Blender will be an added advantage.

Elearning Designer – Scale 9/10 (IX/X) – 2 Posts

Ref. MU/AC/06/7/2023

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organize prepared curriculum into a structure that enhances learning and attainment of learning outcomes at all levels;
  • Work with course lecturers to interpret learning outcomes;
  • Organize learning outcomes, aligning them with content and assessment tasks; to provide innovative, proactive, and effective e-learning materials on any popular internet-based learning platform; and
  • Ensure e-learning content is interactive and beneficial to learners.

For appointment to this position, a candidate must:

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Education or Instructional Design, with a strong showing in Computer, Education Technology and Curriculum Development; and
  • Have deep knowledge of different learning models;
  • Experience in working in instruction related jobs will be an added advantage.

Key competencies

  • Experience of creating engaging interactive eLearning for a learning management system (LMS);
  • Expertise and experience in using Adobe Captivate or Articulate Storyline (or another similar e- Learning development tool) to develop engaging online learning;
  • Instructional design skills (i.e. the ability to design engaging learning, using a variety of media, to meet agreed learning objectives);
  • Experience in working with subject matter experts to create relevant and engaging learning material;
  • Ability to edit audio;
  • Ability to do simple video editing;
  • Ability to create visually engaging designs within Plan International branding guidelines;
  • Ability to create and edit graphics for use within self-paced learning;
  • Working level of competency in MS Office (particularly Word, PowerPoint and Excel): awareness and experience of working with other cultures;
  • Awareness of the constraints facing many of the users of Plan International self-paced learning (e.g. poor connectivity) and ideas for addressing these issues;
  • Creativity with the desire and ability to create interesting and effective learning activity types using tools such as Articulate 360 Suite, iSpring Suite, and H5P;
  • Experience of using Adobe Captivate or Articulate Storyline to develop Show Me / Try It / Test Me system simulations;
  • Ability to use Powerpoint graphics and animations to create engaging Powerpoint-based videos:
  • Ability to create engaging animated videos using tools such as Vyond, Videoscribe and Powtoon;
  • Awareness of the importance of and issues relating to the sustainability of learning materials which may be updated by others; html ability;
  • Able to independently localize materials using the translations provided;
  • Willingness to work flexibly when big deadlines are approaching to ensure that we launch according to plan;
  • Creativity, innovation and problem-solving skills;
  • Demonstrated research skills in discovery of latest trends in E-learning; and
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
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Method of Application

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following positions. Interested applicants should forward ten (10) copies of application package, including updated Curriculum Vitae giving details of the applicant’s age, marital status, academic and professional qualifications, working experience, present post and salary, telephone contact and email address, names and addresses of three (3) referees plus copies of certificates, publications and testimonials. The reference number of the position applied for should be clearly indicated on both the application letter and the envelope.
Applications should be addressed to:-

Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academics, Research, Extension & Student Affairs

Moi University,

P.O Box 3900-30100,

ELDORET, KENYA
so as to reach him on or before Thursday 10th  August, 2023 at 5.00 p.m. 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 within three (3) weeks from the date of this advertisement.

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