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August 2, 2011

Africa Nazarene University Latest Careers in Kenya 2011 (8 Posts)

Africa Nazarene University is a Chartered Christian University that integrates faith with learning to produce well rounded individuals who are able to meet challenges of their times.

It is sponsored by the Church of Nazarene, an international Protestant denomination grounded in the Wesleyan holiness tradition.

Applications are invited for the following positions:

Mass Communication Department

i) Senior Lecturer 

Applicants must be holders of a PhD degree in the relevant field from a recognized university.

In addition the applicant must:

  • Have at least Six (6) years of University teaching, three (3) of which as a full–time Lecturer after PhD degree qualification.
  • Show evidence of continuing research including having published at least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed Lecturer.
  • Show evidence of attendance and contribution at learned Conferences, Seminars or Workshops.
  • Show evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching.
  • Evidence of success in some major non-teaching responsibility at the University or other reputable organizations.
ii) Lecturer 

Applicants must be holders of a PhD degree in the relevant area from a recognized university

Or

Must have a master’s degree and registered for PhD degree from a recognized academic institution plus at least three (3) years of teaching experience at university level after obtaining a masters degree and at least two (2) publications in referred journal(s).

Business administration Department

i) Associate Professor

  • Applicants must be PhD degree holders in the relevant area having at least eight (8) years of University teaching, and have served a minimum of three years at the senior lecturer level or demonstrate comparable professional experience.
  • Have five (5) publications in refereed journals or a book since becoming senior lecturer.
  • Demonstrate classroom skills as evidenced by student evaluations and peer reviews.
  • Present evidence of success in some major non-teaching responsibility at University or other reputable organizations.
  • Have supervised postgraduate students.
ii) Senior Lecturer

Applicants must be holders of PhD Degree in the relevant area from a recognized university.

In addition the applicant must:

  • Have at least six (6) years of university teaching experience, three (3) of which he has worked as a full-time Lecturer.
  • Have successfully supervised at least three (3) Master students since being appointed as a Lecturer.
  • Show evidence of continuing research including having published at least four (4) articles in refereed Journals since being appointed as a Lecturer.
  • Show evidence of attendance and contribution at learned Conferences, Seminars or Workshops.
  • Show evidence of active participation in Departmental activities and good quality teaching.
Dean of students Office

i) Senior Assistant Dean of Students

  • Applicants must have Masters degree in counseling Psychology/Guidance and Counseling, Education Psychology or related field
  • At least 6 years administrative experience in students’ welfare matters in a University as an assistant Dean of Students.
  • A deep, genuine interest in the work of students welfare
  • Mature with proven ability to effectively interact with students and other members of the University community
Key Competencies:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong leadership and team work abilities
  • Ability to pro-actively respond to Students’ needs
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Integrity, commitment to service and respect for diversity
Duties and responsibilities:

Reporting to the Dean of Students, the successful candidate will perform the following duties:

  • Coordinate all matters that affect student hostels, health, sports and student welfare including guidance, counseling and academic matters.
  • Advising the ANU Student Council on matters concerning its functions.
  • Handling student disciplinary cases.
  • Co-coordinating all students’ publications and communication.
Library Department

i) Senior Librarian

Applicants should have a PhD with at least three years experience at Librarian Level or Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from a recognized University with least five years experience at Librarian Level in a large Academic Library.

Knowledge of IT as Applied to Library Information Science and teaching Information Literacy Skills will be an added advantage. Applicants should show evidence of Leadership as well as Research and Publication.

ii) Librarian

Applicants should have a PhD. or Masters Degree in Library and Information Science and two years experience at the Level of Assistant Librarian in a large and well Computerized Academic Library and ability to teach Information Literacy Skills.

Evidence of Research and Publication and Professional involvement will be added advantage.

Public Relations and Communications Officer

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Masters degree in Communications, Public Relations, Media Studies or Journalism.
  • 3 years experience as a Public Relations and Communications Officer in an institution of higher learning.
Key Competences:
  • IT Savvy with a strong understanding of graphic design, social media, and web management.
  • Working knowledge of mass and new media operations and its proper utilization for dissemination of information.
  • Proven excellent editorial and writing skills.
  • Strong planning, organizational skills and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills and having an outgoing personality.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and set priorities.
  • Working experience with a PR/Advertising Agency will be an added advantage.
Main duties and responsibilities:
  • Ensure proper management of all ANU events.
  • Increase awareness of ANU Brand among the public.
  • Develop the University’s external and internal communications strategies that positions ANU as the University of Choice in the region and beyond.
  • Coordinate external and internal communication activities, the content of the website, intranet and other internal needs as required.
  • Manage university social sites to ensure they are fully updated with upcoming and ongoing events.
  • Keep the university fraternity updated with interdepartmental news, innovations and developments.
  • Coordinate and maintain excellent relations with the University’s active media network whilst developing new relations.
  • Oversee production of news and feature stories, publicity materials, press releases, photographs, videos, and other strategic and targeted communications as required.
  • Develop and maintain in-house editorial standards and ensure the quality of written information in terms of content and format.
  • Supervise the development and distribution of promotional communications materials for all University events.
  • Manage and coordinate all advertising activities of the University.
  • Plan, organize and direct Public Relations activities and events that enhance ANU relationship with various target audience and enhance positive publicity.
  • Cultivate a customer-oriented culture amongst ANU staff by devising and implementing various awareness creation and capacity building approaches in liaison with the relevant departments.
  • Lead the University’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by developing appropriate strategy.
  • To prepare the University calendar of events, internal directory and its distribution.
  • To handle matters concerning the official University guests in liaison with concerned departments.
  • Assist in developing/drafting the Vice Chancellor’s speeches.
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the Vice-Chancellor.
Applicants should give full details of education and professional qualifications, experience, current post, salary and other financial benefits, copies of certificates, curriculum vitae, transcripts, the names and addresses of three referees (one of whom should be present or previous employer), should be addressed to:-

The Vice Chancellor
Africa Nazarene University
P.O. Box 53067 – 00200
Nairobi

Applications should reach the office not later than Friday, 12th August, 2011.

Applications could also be dropped at our Town Campus located at the Stanbank Building, Moi Avenue.

Note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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