Responsible for installing and maintaining computer hardware, software and networks, provide training and recommendations about future planning and development of resources.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Design and Installations of hardware, softwares and network.
Connect and set up hardware.
Operations and Maintenance of ICT infastructure within the University,
Troubleshoot and resolve all IT issues (Hardware, software and Network).
Set up workstations with computers and necessary peripheral devices (routers, printers etc.)
Check computer hardware (HDD, mouse, keyboards etc.) to ensure functionality
Install and configure appropriate software and functions according to specifications
Develop and maintain local networks in ways that optimize performance
Ensure security and privacy of networks and computer systems
Provide orientation and guidance to users on how to operate new software and computer equipment
Organize and schedule upgrades and maintenance without deterring others from completing their work
Perform troubleshooting to diagnose and resolve problems (repair or replace parts, debugging etc.)
Perform any other related duties as may be assigned.
A Bachelor Degree in IT/Computer Science or Higher National Diploma or equivalent in relevant field. At least3 years’ experience.
Team building skills.
Analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent presentation skills.
Time management skills.
Excellent computer skills, graphics, website development programs etc at a highly proficient level.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Planning, developing and implementing PR Strategies
Liaise with media –coverage of all university functions
Collating and analyzing media coverage
Writing and editing in-house magazines, case studies, speeches, articles and annual reports.
Ensure proper dissemination of corporate publicity information materials like posters, banners, calendars, diaries, prospectus, and monthly update newsletters
Coverage of university activities- both video and photography
Maintaining and updating information on the institutional website.
Sourcing and managing speaking and sponsorship opportunities
Organize and coordinate university exhibitions and marketing activities.
Commissioning market research
Fostering community relations through events such as open days and through involvement in community initiatives
Managing the PR aspect of a potential crisis situation
Conducting internal communication courses and workshops
Monitoring the public opinions about any issues
Advising management on policy issues and communication strategies.
Marketing Umma University in order to increase student enrolment.
Any other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor.
Master’s Degree in the relevant field
Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication/Marketing or equivalent from recognized institution.
Exemplary work performance
Excellent communication ,
Interpersonal and writing skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask
The ability to cope with pressure
The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration, Finance and Planning) will be one of the principal assistants to the Vice Chancellor. He/she will head the Administration, Finance and Planning Division and will be responsible for management of physical and financial resources of the University. He/she will also be responsible for infrastructure and development matters to achieve the University’s goals, objectives and agreed performance targets.
The Deputy Vice Chancellor shall:
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Oversee the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies and appropriate procedures to ensure efficient performance and delivery of services in the University;
Co-ordinate and advice the management on matters relating to labour relations, union matters, promotions, discipline, employee services, staff welfare-related issues;
Establish and maintain effective workable systems for regular monitoring and evaluation of the performance, quality of service, relevance and efficiency of all planning, finance and development units;
Co-ordinate the preparation of statutory financial statements and management reports for planning and decision making;
Co-ordinate physical infrastructure planning and development as well as monitoring and evaluation;
Oversee the implementation of the Master Plan and Procurement Plans;
Co-ordinate preparation of Budget and management of expenditure;
Provide leadership in the management of the planning and partnership activities of the University;
Establish strategic linkages with government/regulatory agencies and other local/international institutions;
Co-ordinate the design and implementation of appropriate human resource systems which will attract, develop and retain competitive human resource capital;
Co-ordinate the University’s Income Generating Activities;
Co-ordinate Catering Services, Estates Management, Staff Health Care Services, maintenance and repair of existing facilities; and
Perform such other duties as may be assigned or delegated by the Vice Chancellor.
For appointment to the position of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration, Finance and Planning), the applicant must meet the following qualifications
Must hold an earned PhD from a recognized University and preferably be a full or associate Professor.
Have at least eight (8) years hands-on academic and research experience at senior level, and possess demonstrable managerial ability and capacity for leadership in an academic and/or research institution;
Possess an outstanding and internationally recognized scholarship record as evidenced by peer-reviewed journal publications and university-level books or book chapters;
Have demonstrable ability and leadership skills to effectively co-ordinate the administration, finance and planning functions in the University;
Possess demonstrable knowledge of and experience in strategic planning and implementation of physical and human resource development functions;
Have knowledge of Finance and/or Accounting;
Have demonstrable experience in networking, fundraising and resource mobilization in an academic/research institution;
Possess corporate governance skills, interpersonal and communication skills, high ethical standards, integrity and professionalism;
Have thorough knowledge of current national, regional and global trends in the development and provision of higher education;
Comply with the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya on Leadership and Integrity.
Must be able to articulate Islamic values in all aspects of the University Management.