United States International University (USIU)

5 job(s) at United States International University (USIU)

United States International University (USIU) Nairobi County, Kenya
Dec 11, 2017
Full time
Reporting to the Principal Accountant- Receivables in the Department of Finance, the successful candidate will responsible for supporting the day-to-day running of the accounts receivables function.  Key Responsibilities Handle queries pertaining to student fees balance and issue statements of account as and when required. Maintain and update student accounts Lift holds for registration and financial clearance to students Process student refunds on a monthly basis. Reconcile cafeteria debit notes on a monthly basis Reconcile club accounts and special events account. Reconcile Transport and Student Health insurance accounts Draft letters and prepare invoices for students. Perform other duties assigned Minimum Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience An undergraduate degree in business administration (accounts), commerce or a related field from an accredited university. CPA (K) / ACCA (Finalist) At least 3 years of relevant experience in a similar position. Personal Attributes & Competencies Must have experience working with ERPs and be proficient in Excel. Thorough understanding of IFRS concepts Confidentiality and integrity; Team player with excellent interpersonal skills; Relationship builder & effective negotiator; Good Communication skills; Self-motivated; Attention to detail; Adaptability and reliability
United States International University (USIU) Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
Dec 11, 2017
Full time
Reporting to the Chief Manager - Marketing and Communications, the Senior Digital Marketing Officer is charged with the responsibility of driving the University’s digital strategy, helping to meet and leverage on the ever-growing dynamics of key stakeholders. The officer will have excellent understanding of traditional and digital marketing in addition to social media, websites, mobile apps and their analytics; providing sustainable brand solutions using digital technologies.  Key Responsibilities Development and management of the digital and social media strategy for the university. Develop and educate on digital engagement policies and procedures Provide leadership in the development of a Social Media Agency that encompasses students, faculty, staff, alumni and other stakeholders in driving positive and balanced conversations. Compellingly communicate the university’s story by envisioning how content will be presented/distributed in formats other than text-based articles, such as infographics, Audio/Visual & Interactive elements. Deliver an excellent user experience by working on quality and compelling content. Lead digital plan development (Search Engine Marketing; Search Engine Optimization; Paid Digital Media (Google AdWords/Facebook, Twitter & Instagram Ads, inbound marketing). Work with stakeholders to define website architecture detailing what sites and social assets the university will maintain. Conduct digital asset audits to map a brand’s global web presence and assess the effectiveness of each asset. Drive lead generation and conversions through digital campaigns. Apply analytics to better profile, target and retarget prospects, adapting campaigns to deliver higher quality responses and improve conversions rates. Research and recommend best practices using analytics and on-going testing. Monitor activity on digital properties and report back and take appropriate action on negative and positive tonality. Monitor ROI goals on all marketing initiatives and adapt accordingly. Minimum Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Business or equivalent from an accredited university. A working experience in developing integrated digital marketing strategies. A strong working experience in user-centered design, brand development, digital marketing and the creative process. Extensive experience in Content Management Systems e.g. Drupal, Joomla, Wordpress, Hootsuite, Adobe Marketing Cloud. Knowledge of photo and video editing to augment text content in various campaigns will be an added advantage. 5 years and above relevant work experience managing websites within a content management system framework and digital marketing strategy development and execution. Skills Demonstrated competence and qualifications in digital marketing, communications, public relations, business and IT. Applicable knowledge and ability in successfully integrating digital channels to deliver multi-channel campaigns. Output oriented, can handle time-sensitive projects and working to deadlines. Can work well with minimum supervision in a diverse team and across various functions both internally and externally. Ability to adapt and learn new technologies and trends in the digital space. Requisite experience in managing online technologies, standards and trends and the capacity to identify opportunities to deliver improved online services. Experience in optimizing digital content through A/B testing. Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to develop effective working relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and liaise at all levels. Ability to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues with the website / webserver alone or in conjunction with third parties in a timely manner. Good analytical and research skills including the ability to summarize complex information clearly and concisely. Strong organizational skills with the ability to set and adhere to strict deadlines and to manage competing priorities. Experience in managing day to day social media, mobile apps and website content delivery. Experience in reviewing and renewing corporate websites by engaging user experience. Personal Attributes & Competencies Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; Confidentiality and integrity; Proficiency in computer applications; Team player with excellent interpersonal skills; Relationship builder & effective negotiator; Good communication skills; Self-motivated; Attention to detail; Adaptability and reliability
United States International University (USIU) Nairobi County, Kenya
Dec 11, 2017
Full time
Reporting to the Program Director (Pharmacy Program), in the School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, the successful candidate will be responsible for the overall maintenance, cleanliness and order in the laboratory and will assist the Laboratory Technologist in the day-to-day activities of the laboratory.  Key Responsibilities Assisting in preparation of reagents, preservative solutions, samples and specimen for practical classes and examinations. Assisting in identification, collection, handling and preservation of samples and specimen Noting of breakages and other incidences in the laboratories on incidence reports Maintenance of laboratory records and inventory for supplies, reagents & equipment Maintenance of a clean and sanitary working area in accordance with WHO’s Good Laboratory Practices; and general maintenance of laboratory Ensuring the return of all solutions, chemicals and apparatus used in laboratory exercises. Assembling supplies and constructing apparatus; setting up and assisting in conducting classroom experiments and demonstrations. Storage of supplies and equipment; disposing of solutions, used samples and specimen according to guidelines; and keeping storerooms and working areas orderly and clean. Remain abreast of any legislative or industry changes and adjustments that may materially affect health and safety management within the anatomy laboratory Cleans up after each lab session by washing, and if necessary, sterilizing tools, equipment, and supplies. Maintenance of sharps containers and disposable biological waste in accordance with facility protocol. Performing any other duties as assigned by the supervisor Minimum Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience Diploma In Medical Laboratory Sciences/ Biological Sciences plus 2 years’ experience as a technician at a University OR Certificate in Medical Laboratory Sciences/ Biological sciences plus 4 years’ experience as a technician at a University; Certificate in Mortuary Sciences from an accredited university with experience in preparations of human anatomy /pathology specimen; Registration by relevant regulatory body; Personal Attributes and Competencies Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results. Confidentiality and integrity; Team player with excellent interpersonal skills; Relationship builder & effective negotiator; Good communication skills; Self-motivated; Attention to detail; Adaptability and reliability
United States International University (USIU) Nairobi County, Kenya
Dec 11, 2017
Full time
Reporting to the University Registrar, the successful candidate will assist in sourcing for employment/ internship/ volunteer opportunities for students and alumni; provide professional and responsive career services to students, employers and alumni; work closely with the Career and Placement Officers to broaden and deepen relationships with employers.  Key Responsibilities Source job placements, volunteer opportunities and internships for students and alumni Develop and maintain strategic partnerships with industry to market the USIU-Africa student, identify opportunities for new alliances and explore mutual areas of partnership Negotiate with employers for Student Placement, Mentorship, Job-shadowing opportunities, Volunteer Work, Company visits, on and off Campus Talks and Training Manage departmental projects as well as coordinate all departmental programs Develop statistical reports on employer engagement, student placements, training programs and key departmental projects Develop training manuals and policy guidelines for departmental programs Conduct Career Advising sessions as well as manage Career Development Seminars, Workshops, Career Fairs and Networking events to link students and alumni to industry Manage the development and publication of the USIU-Africa Career Newsletter Develop strategy for achieving departmental objectives, monitor and report on progress Supervise the Placement and Career Services staff Develop and manage the departmental budget Coordinate all job placement services Organize employment recruitment drives and annual career fairs  Develop, implement and maintain job placement, mentorship and career programs for students and alumni. Develop and oversee career services resource library. Perform career development and job search counseling for students and alumni. Develop and maintain databases of student and employer information Protect the confidentiality of client information. Minimum Educational and Professional Requirements Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Social Sciences or equivalent from ab accredited University Relevant Master’s Degree; Served as Career & Placement Officer for a minimum of 3 years; Proficiency in computer applications; Skills Ability to adapt and learn new trends in the market space. Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to develop effective working relationships with a wide range of external stakeholders and liaise at all levels. Good analytical and research skills. Personal Attributes & Competencies Output oriented, can handle time-sensitive projects and working to deadlines. Can work well with minimum supervision in a diverse team and across various functions both internally and externally. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; Confidentiality and integrity; Proficiency in computer applications; Team player with excellent interpersonal skills; Relationship builder & effective negotiator; Good communication skills; Self-motivated; Attention to detail; Adaptability and reliability
United States International University (USIU) Nairobi County, Kenya
Dec 11, 2017
Full time
Lifeguard Reporting to the Senior Student Affairs Officer - Sports Coordinator, the successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining constant surveillance of patrons in the swimming pool facility, and acting immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of an emergency. Key Responsibilities Treat the pool with appropriate concentration of chemicals on a regular schedule Monitor pool-related activities closely throughout shift and identify any safety issues Direct swimmers out of the pool in hazardous conditions Monitor weather reports closely to ensure safety of guests Provide swimming lessons and swim team coaching when available Maintain a clean environment in and around the pool Provide assistance to patrons when appropriate or necessary Open the pool each day and close it down each evening, depending on schedule and hours  Minimum Educational Qualifications & Professional Experience A diploma from an accredited university (Degree is preferred); First Aid Certifications Experience teaching swim lessons or coaching a swim team is highly desirable A minimum of 2 years of lifeguard experience is preferred Personal Attributes & Competencies Flexible schedule required Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results. Confidentiality and integrity; Team player with excellent interpersonal skills; Relationship builder & effective negotiator; Good communication skills; Self-motivated; Attention to detail; Adaptability and reliability