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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Meru University of Science and Technology (MUST) wishes to recruit qualified and dedicated staff to fill the following vacant positions.

INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) OFFICER – GRADE 12/13 (1 POST)

Applicants should:

  • Be holders of a Masters degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Engineering or related field.
  • Have 6 years relevant experience with at least 4 years’ experience in a similar management role.
  • Show evidence of Implementation of Microsoft Dynamics NAV or any other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System in a setup with a high client support requirement.
  • Demonstrate competence in design and development of relational database queries and reports especially MySQL.
  • Have at least 3 years Proficient experience in C# (Microsoft .NET Framework) and Java.
  • Have experience with data export, import and transformation.
  • Possess sound knowledge of tools and techniques of structured systems analysis and design methodologies, computer security and/or Access control, disaster recovery and business continuity planning, good understanding of LAN/WAN topologies and project management.
  • Have at least 3 years working with Microsoft Dynamics NAV especially in a University Setup will be an added advantage.
  • Have MCSE, CCNP, or a Certification in advanced Routing, Switching or any other relevant industry certification in systems management will be an added advantage.
  • Obtain clearance from the Kenya Revenue Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police Service.

Key Personal Attributes

  • Understanding of systems development lifecycle.
  • Strategic mindset with ability to undertake and monitor long term planning.
  • Organizational skills including possessing solid project management skills.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, collaboration and interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Business acumen, knowledge, professionalism and integrity.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively under pressure and within tight deadlines.
  • Ability to implement Enterprise Resource Planning Systems.
  • Extensive experience in hardware and software support and management.
  • Experience in data centre management.

 

NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR – GRADE 8 (1 POST)

Applicant should:

  • Have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science / Information Technology /Telecommunication Engineering or any other related field.
  • Have at least two years’ experience in a busy ICT environment especially in network administration.
  • Have excellent communication, administrative, and interpersonal skills.
  • Have Knowledge in ERPs (Microsoft Dynamics Nav) and CCNA certifications will be an added advantage.
  • Obtain clearance from the Kenya Revenue Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police Service.

Key Responsibilities

  • Installing, configuring and supporting an organization’s Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), Internet devices, systems or a segment of a network system in collaboration with other officers to ensure availability of smooth network services.
  • Troubleshoot networks for the department by use of special network monitoring tools to ensure optimal functioning of the network systems
  • Support users on ICT networks through provision of services to ensure simplicity in consumption of the services.
  • Participate in the upgrade, monitoring and maintenance of network devices by installation and configuration to ensure availability of network services.

DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR – GRADE 8 (1 POST)

Applicant should:

  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science / Information Technology or any other related field.
  • Have at least two years’ experience in a busy ICT environment especially in database administration or support.
  • Have excellent communication, administrative, and interpersonal skills.
  • Have experience in ERPs (Microsoft Dynamics Nav).
  • Certification in database administration will be an added advantage
  • Obtain clearance from the Kenya Revenue Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police Service.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Installand upgrade the database server and application tools through regular check-ups for updates to ensure optimal running of the database systems.
  • Participate in the allocation of system storage andplanning future storage requirements for the database system in line with available resources to ensure optimal running of the database systems
  • Modifying the database structure as necessary from information given by the seniors in line with the documented procedures to facilitate successful implementation of systems.
  • Participate in the enrolment of users and maintaining systemsecurity in collaboration with other officers to ensure successful utilization of the systems.
  • Install and upgrade database server and application tools by regular check-ups for optimal performance.

Terms & Conditions of Service

Successful candidates, for the above position, will be offered a competitive remuneration package, including house allowance and other benefits in accordance with MUST Terms and Conditions of Service.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit two (2) copies of applications together with a detailed curriculum vitae (detailing academic qualifications, professional experience, e-mail and telephone contacts), copies of certificates and other testimonials. They should also provide names, telephone numbers, contact addresses and e-mail addresses of three (3) referees.

Applicants are also required to fill a job application summary form availed in the MUST website and send hard and soft copies to recruitment@must.ac.ke

Applications in hard copy and referees’ confidential reports should be sent to the undersigned to be received on or before 16th May, 2017.

Download Job Summary Form

The Vice Chancellor

Meru University of Science & Technology

P.O. Box 972 – 60200

MERU  

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Meru University of Science and Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons With Disability are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.