Zetech University Jobs in Kenya

1. Zetech University Senior System Administrator Exciting Career Opportunity

Zetech University is the premier university for the education of Technology, Science and Business programmes, offering an exceptional learning experience to thousands of youth from Kenya and beyond.

Our Mission is to provide holistic education and foster a culture of integrity, hard work, research innovation and creativity towards problem solving and lifelong skills.

We are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of a Senior System Administrator

Ref: ZU/10/25/20

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the IT Manager, the position holder will, among other duties, be responsible for:
  • Performing business requirements analysis for data center planning
  • Designing, developing, testing, and deploying new servers
  • Managing the data center by planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of server hardware, software, or vendor
  • Documenting and managing documentation for existing and new data centers
  • Documenting the planning, designing, and development phases for data center projects
  • Providing end user support at the campus level
  • Managing the operations and standards of computer labs
  • Preparing users by designing and conducting training programs; providing references and support
  • Managing physical and systems security of data and data center infrastructure
  • Establishing and testing disaster recovery policies and procedures for data center systems

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Information Technology or related field from a recognized university
  • Professional certification in Microsoft (MCSE or MCITP), Data Center (infrastructure or architecture)
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Server, Linux, and Virtualization
  • Practical knowledge of storage technologies: SAN, NAS, SAS
  • Good documentation skills
  • Solid understanding of data center infrastructure; hardware and software specifications
  • Experience in systems administration an support in a busy environment
  • Dynamic and fast learner

    Interested applicants to send their application letters and updated CVs via the email address – vacancies@zetech.ac.ke quoting Job Ref. ZU/10/25/20 indicating the current and expected salary not later than 28th February 2017.

    2. Zetech University Student Affairs Officer (Placement & Counselling) Exciting Career Opportunity in Kenya

    We are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of a Student Affairs Officer – Placement & Counselling

    Ref: ZU/10/25/21

    Key Responsibilities

    Reporting to the Dean of Student Affairs, the position holder will, among other duties, be responsible for:
  • Representing the University to prospective employers and seeking placement opportunities
  • Promoting placement opportunities and benefits to students through a range of media options
  • Identifying industry speakers for career guidance talks/presentations/trainings/public lectures
  • Targeting employer events to help inform students on relevant sectors for placement
  • Assisting, promoting and hosting of employer events for both brand building and recruitment
  • Monitoring and assessing the suitability of existing placement opportunities by ensuring that the employers meet the stipulated Zetech Academic Quality Assurance guidelines.
  • Organizing workshops and trainings for entrepreneurship, leadership, employability and life skills
  • Gathering and analyzing market information and trends
  • Managing and analyzing placement activity data, giving feedback to all stakeholders and creating detailed and accurate reports
  • Providing guidance to students on placement application processes through lectures, employer sessions and individual appointments
  • Improving the self-concept of students; increasing productivity and developing positive image through psychological counseling
  • Ensure the department is compliant to the university’s Quality Management System
  • Assisting the Dean of Student Affairs in conducting ZUSA activities and organizing student social activities and events

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • A Bachelors degree in Communication, Public Relations, Social Sciences or relevant field from a recognized University
  • A diploma or post graduate diploma in counselling psychology
  • Must be a registered professional counselor
  • At least three years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience and knowledge of job recruitment and student attachment process in an educational environment (preferably in a University)
  • Experience in counseling young people is an added advantage.

    Interested applicants to send their application letters and updated CVs via the email address – vacancies@zetech.ac.ke quoting Job Ref. ZU/10/25/21 indicating the current and expected salary not later than 28th February 2017.

    3. Zetech University Programme Leaders Jobs in Kenya

    Programme Leaders – (Bachelor of Science- Information Technology, Bachelor of Purchasing and Supplies Management, Bachelor of Business Information Technology)

    Ref: ZU/10/25/21

    The University is seeking to recruit seasoned scholars and academic leaders who will provide leadership and management in each of the above programmes.

    The Programme leader shall report to the DVC- Academics and shall be responsible for the following:
  • Acting as academic leader for the team of staff who contribute modules and teaching for the core and optional elements of the programme;
  • Ensuring that the programme is academically coherent and that it remains informed by research developments and other initiatives, in the field concerned;
  • Ensuring that the programme is responsive to market need and that appropriate actions are taken in response to all stakeholders;
  • Keeping up to date with learning and teaching developments;
  • Ensuring that the learning outcomes, at all levels, are clear and appropriate for the level of the award ;
  • Undertaking review of the programme in accordance with university policy and CUE guidelines;
  • Monitoring of student performance on the programme;
  • Responding to programme related academic queries from students;
  • Ensuring adequate levels of academic support for students, including work placements and internships;
  • Ensuring that evaluation of modules, programmes and monitoring of student satisfaction is managed effectively;
  • Attending the relevant meetings, where appropriate eg Board(s) of Examiners, senate;

    Qualifications and Experience
  • Must have a minimum of a PhD or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant area from a recognized/accredited university;
  • At least three (3) years of teaching/research experience at the university level as a Lecturer/Research Fellow;
  • At least six equivalent publication points as a Lecturer/Research Fellow;
  • Has supervised at least four (4) postgraduate students to completion as a Lecturer/Research Fellow;
  • Been registered by the relevant Professional Body ( where applicable )
  • Advanced skills in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint) and the internet.
  • Have excellent understanding of University functions, policies and procedures for promotion of teaching and learning, research and innovation.
  • Have excellent analytical and problem solving skills whilst being decisive.
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication and team work proficiencies.
  • Have good understanding of the current industry trends, education laws, policies and regulations governing the planning, development and management of university education in Kenya.
  • Be knowledgeable of technology-enhanced learning and learning management systems
  • Outstanding and demonstrated high level of integrity and professionalism

    Terms and Conditions of Service for the Position

  • Full-time permanent employment contract.
  • A competitive remuneration package in accordance to the University Human Resource Policy.

    Interested applicants should forward their applications including a detailed Curriculum Vitae, current salary and benefits.

    Applicants should also enclose copies of certificates and testimonials and give names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with their competencies for the position.

    Applicants are requested to ask their referees to send confidential reports on the candidate’s suitability for the position.

    Women are encouraged to apply.

    Applications and referee reports should be sent to the following address:

    The Vice Chancellor
    Zetech University
    Main Campus, Off Thika Road – Ruiru
    P.O.Box 2768 – 00200

    OR e-mailed to: infovc@zetech.ac.ke by close of business 16th March 2017.

    Zetech University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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