Employment opportunities at Mount Kenya University (MKU) – May 2024

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Senior Librarian Mombasa Campus

Qualification

Must have:

  • Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (preferably ICT option for the Senior Information Systems Librarian) from a recognized /accredited university or relevant field
  • 3years’ experience as Librarian or its equivalent
  • Minimum of one article in a peer reviewed journal
  • Must be Computer literate.
  • Must be a member of a relevant professional body where applicable.

OR

  • Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science from a recognized /accredited university or relevant field
  • 5 years’ experience as Librarian or its equivalent
  • Must be a member of a relevant professional body where applicable.
  • Minimum of one article in a peer reviewed journal
  • Must be Computer Literate

Key responsibilities also include

Reporting to:  Deputy Director Academic and Research Affairs

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Supervise staff under the section.
  • Maintain and coordinate book selection with teaching departments.
  • Provide feedback on selection made by teaching departments.
  • Catalogue and classify library materials.
  • Register and compile user profiles.
  • Facilitate inter-library loan services, information and reference services.
  • Compile user statistics.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisors.
  • Conduct User training

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Laboratory Technologist Nakuru Campus – 2 Posts

Qualification

Must have:

  • Bachelor of Science in a relevant field i.e Analytic Chemistry, Applied Biology, Science Laboratory
  • Prior experience in a Tertiary Learning Institution
  • Diploma in Analytic Chemistry, Applied Biology, Science Laboratory will be an added advantage
  • Be computer literate
  • Have a good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Have at least 3 years of working experience in a Laboratory

Key responsibilities also include

Reporting to: Deputy Director, Academic and Research Affairs

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist Senior Technologist in day-to-day activities of the Laboratories
  • Liaising with academic staff to discuss timetables, equipment requirements and work plans;
  • Running trials of experiments prior to Practical sessions and then demonstrating techniques for experiments;
  • Preparing equipment and chemicals before practical sessions
  • Maintaining/custodian of equipment and laboratory apparatus in the assigned laboratory(ies)
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and facilities through performing operator maintenance, and schedules annual and any other regular maintenance as required per manufacturer and/or governing statue.
  • Record keeping e.g. For students’ practical sessions, tracking methods, results, etc.;
  • Ensuring that equipment and Laboratories are properly cleaned and that chemical, drugs and other material are appropriately stored
  • Cataloguing recordings and making them available when requested
  • Supporting the work of lecturers in laboratory sessions and giving technical advice to staff and students
  • Report any failure/breakdown of equipment to the Senior Technologist
  • Working with individual students and supporting them on research projects
  • Managing the stock control of chemicals and equipment
  • Contributing to high-level research.

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