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Wednesday, 29 November 2017 00:00

Vacancies November 2017

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OPEN VACANCIES

Declaration of Vacancy for Position of Principal and Deputy Principals:

 Kaimosi Friends University College (KAFUCO) is a Constituent College of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology. The University College is established under Section 3 of the Kaimosi Friends University College Order, 87 of 2015. The University College is located in Vihiga County within a serene environment conducive for learning. KAFUCO aims to fulfill its Vision of being a center of academic excellence, innovation and holistic development.

The Council of the University College invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons with excellent academic and credentials to provide strategic and visionary leadership to the University College in the positions of the Principal and Deputy Principals of the College. The successful applicants are expected to take the lead in spurring robust infrastructural development, ensuring financial stability and growth, expansion of innovation and relevant academic programmes, an enhanced student population, and result oriented staff management.

A)Vacancy for Position of Principal: Ref. KAFUCO/01/2017

Requirements

Applicants should meet the following requirements:

  1. Must be a full Professor and holder of an earned Doctorate degree for at least three (3) years from a recognized University;
  2. Have at least ten (10) years of hands-on academic and research experience at senior level and demonstrated leadership and management skills in an academic or research institution;
  3. Should have served substantively for eight (8) years
    with demonstrable results at least as academic dean or director and above in a recognized University;
  4. Be outstanding and internationally recognized scholar as evidenced by publications in internationally refereed journals or University level books (at least ten (10) in the last five years);
  5. Be an accomplished scholar with proven track record in formulating and managing academic programmes, successfully supervised Masters and Ph.D. students and mentoring postgraduate and academic colleagues;
  6. Have a good understanding and demonstrated experience of governance structures, Public Finance management and fiscal policies, infrastructural growth, strategic planning and Vision 2030, performance management, human resource management and development, procurement and asset disposal legal requirements;
  7. Have an excellent understanding of current trends in University education and training in Kenya and globally, and a broad awareness of the factors and conditions shaping the development of university education;
  8. Have demonstrated ability and experience in managing student affairs and strategic institutional linkages;
  9. Have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
  10. Have demonstrated ability to network, fundraise, mobilize training and research grants towards the development of the University;
  11. Must be of high ethical standards, integrity, accountability, professionalism, teamwork and stewardship and comply with the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenya Constitution.
  12. Applicants with postgraduate qualification in management sciences will have an added advantage.
  13. Comply with Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

Tenure of Office

In accordance with the Universities Act (2012), the Principal shall hold office for a term of five (5) years, with the eligibility for a further equivalent term on competitive basis.

Terms and conditions

The above posts carry competitive remuneration package which includes basic salary, house allowance, and medical cover as per the University College’s medical scheme, leave allowance, transport and gratuity at the end of the contract period as per University College provisions. The salary entry point will depend on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Application Process

  1. Application should be submitted together with detailed curriculum vitae indicating academic qualifications, professional experience, leadership and management roles, publications, awards, scholarships, funding, membership to professional associations, linkages and community service, copies of academic certificates and other documents, email address and telephone contacts.
  2. Applicants must submit copies of certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigation Directorate (CID), clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), certificate from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) and clearance documents from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
  3. The applicants should also request their referees to submit their confidential reports to the address below within the application deadline.

 

B) Vacancy for Position of Deputy Principal (Academic and Students Affairs): Ref. KAFUCO/02/2017 

The Deputy Principal shall report to the Principal and shall be the Head of Academics and Student Affairs and will ensure these functions evolve into pillars of excellence within the University College.

Requirements

The applicant should;

  1. Be a Professor or Associate Professor and a holder of earned doctorate from a recognized university;
  2. Have at least eight (8) years of academic and research experience at senior level and demonstrated leadership and management skills in an academic or research institution;
  3. Should have served substantively for at least four (4) years with demonstrable results as academic dean or director and above in a recognized University;
  4. Be outstanding and internationally recognized scholar as evidenced by publications in internationally refereed journal or University level books (at least eight (8) in the last five years);
  5. Be an accomplished scholar with proven track record in formulating and managing academic programmes, successfully supervised Masters and Ph.D. students and mentoring postgraduate and academic colleagues;
  6. Demonstrate the ability to attract project grants or awards;
  7. Have supervised postgraduate students;
  8. Demonstrate the ability to develop Curricula, programmes and projects;
  9. Demonstrate competence in administrative and financial leadership in an academic and research environment;
  10. Have a good understanding of government financial and fiscal policies, strategic planning and vision 2030 flagship projects, Public Procurement and Disposal Law;
  11. Have an excellent understanding of the current trends in university education, training and research nationally and globally;
  12. Demonstrate an outstanding ability to communicate effectively and possess excellent interpersonal skills;
  13. Comply with Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

Core competences

The following competences and skill are required

  1. Firm, fair and transparent style of management
  2. Ability to espouse and promote the national values and governance
  3. Be a visionary and results oriented leader
  4. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  5. Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines

Duties and Responsibilities

Deputy Principal in consultation with Principal shall:

  1. Coordinate the development of academic policies of the University College in consultation with the Academic Board and the Senate;
  2. Direct and organize academic policies and programmes of the University College;
  3. Coordinate and manage students affairs;
  4. Coordinate and manage examinations and the preparation of academic transcripts, certificates, diplomas and degrees;
  5. Develop research agenda with clear guidelines on research alliances and partnerships nationally and internationally;
  6. Develop and implement strategies to facilitate growth in revenue to support research and innovation;
  7. Provide strategic direction, leadership and management of the centres and departments that comprise the research and innovation portfolio;
  8. Oversee the protection and commercialization of the innovations;
  9. Establish linkages with industry and business through local, national and international networks to leverage research outcomes and opportunities;
  10. Perform such other functions and responsibilities assigned by the Principal and University Council as may be necessary and in the interests of the University College as per its rules and regulations;

Tenure of Office

The Deputy Principal shall hold office for a term of five (5) years, with the eligibility for a further equivalent term on competitive basis.

Terms and conditions

The above posts carry competitive remuneration package which includes basic salary, house allowance, and medical cover as per the University College’s medical scheme, leave allowance, transport and gratuity at the end of the contract period as per University College provisions. The salary entry point will depend on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Application Process

  1. Application should be submitted together with detailed curriculum vitae indicating academic qualifications, professional experience, leadership and management roles, publications, awards, scholarships, funding, membership of professional associations, linkages and community service, copies of academic certificates and other documents; and email address and telephone contacts.
  2. Applicants must submit copies of certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigation Directorate (CID), clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), certificate from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) and relevant documents from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
  3. The applicants should also request their referees to submit their reference directly to the address here below within the stipulated period.

 

C) Vacancy for Position of Deputy Principal (Finance and Development): Ref. KAFUCO/02/2017 

The Deputy Principal shall report to the Principal and shall be the Head of Finance and Developmentand will ensure these functions evolve into pillars of excellence within the University College.

Requirements

The applicant should;

  1. Be a Professor or Associate Professor and a holder of earned doctorate degree from a recognized university;
  2. Have at least eight (8) years of academic and research experience at senior level and demonstrated leadership and management skills in an academic or research institution;
  3. Should have served substantively for at least four (4) years with demonstrable results as academic dean or director and above in a recognized university;
  4. Be an accomplished scholar with proven track record in formulating and managing academic programmes, successfully supervised Masters and Ph.D. students and mentoring postgraduate and academic colleagues;
  5. Be outstanding and internationally recognized scholar as evidenced by publications in international refereed journal or University level books (at least eight (8) in the last five years);
  6. Have a good understanding of legal framework for University education, University governance structures, Public Finance Management, fiscal policies, infrastructural  growth, strategic planning and Kenya Vision 2030 flagship projects;performance management, human resource management, Procurement and  Asset Disposal legal requirement;
  7. Have an excellent understanding of trends in University education and training in Kenya and globally; and a broad awareness of the factors and conditions shaping the development of University education;
  8. Demonstrate ability and experience in managing students affairs and strategicinstitutional linkages;
  9. Demonstrate an outstanding ability to communicate effectively and possess excellent interpersonal skills;
  10. Demonstrate ability to network, fundraise and mobilize training and research grants towards the development of University;
  11. Demonstrate competence in administrative and financial leadership;
  12. Have a good understanding of government financial and fiscal policies;
  13. Comply with Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

 Core competences

The following competences and skill are required

  1. Firm, fair and transparent style of management
  2. Ability to espouse and promote the national values and governance
  3. Be a visionary and results oriented leader
  4. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  5. Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines

Duties and Responsibilities

Deputy PrincipalFinance and Development in consultation with Principal shall:

  1. To provide leadership and direction in the management of University’s College financial resources.
  2. Coordinate the preparation of statutory financial statements and other management reports.
  3. Oversee projects and prepare periodic status reports.
  4. Advice the Principal and the Management Board on financial status of the University.
  5. Develop and implement the enterprise development program to contribute to long term Kaimosi Friends University College’s sustainability.
  6. Make proposals and Coordinate development projects.
  7. Prepare and submit status and review reports on procurement to the Management Board.
  8. Coordinate and oversee the procurement process.
  9. Submit reports on implementation of procurement processes to the Principal.
  10. Undertake such other responsibilities and duties as may be assigned or delegated by the Principal and Council.
  11. Make proposals for development of policies on financial matters.
  12. Oversee the implementation of financial and development policies.
  13. Manage the budgeting process of the University.
  14. Quarterly review infrastructure development and submit reports to the Principal.
  15. Prepare and submit relevant and statutory reports on the division to the Principal.
  16. Perform such other functions and responsibilities assigned by the Principal and University Council as may be necessary and in the interests of the University College as per its rules and regulations;

Terms and conditions

The above post carries a competitive remuneration package which includes basic salary, house allowance, and medical cover as per the University College’s medical scheme, leave allowance, official transport and gratuity at the end of the contract period as per University College provisions. The salary entry point will depend on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Application Process

  1. Application should be submitted together with detailed curriculum vitae indicating academic qualifications, professional experience, leadership and management roles, publications, awards, scholarships, funding, membership of professional associations, linkages and community service, email address and telephone contacts, copies of academic certificates and other documents.
  2. Applicants must submit copies of certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigation Directorate (CID), clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), certificate from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) and relevant documents from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
  3. The applicants should also request their referees to submit their confidential reports to the address below within the application deadline.

 

If you meet the above requirements, please submit your application by email, post office or hand delivery clearly indicating the position and reference number on both the cover letter and envelope to be received not later than 18th December, 2017 at 5.00 p.m. to the following address:

The Chairman,

Kaimosi Friends University College Council,

P.O. Box, 385-50309 KAIMOSI

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website: www.kafuco.ac.ke

KAFUCO is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and gender equality and therefore encourages qualified persons living with disability, women and those from marginalized areas to apply. 

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Thursday, 17 August 2017 00:00

Tender-Aug-2017

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Tender Advertisement

Kaimosi Friends University College wishes to advertise the tender below to all interest bidders

Click on the category name to download the tender document:

S/N CATEGORY NUMBER CATEGORY NAME BID SECURITY ELIGIBILITY
1 KAFUCO/EST/01/17-18

Construction of Proposed Gate, Road-Works And Associated Works

2% Of Tender Sum

 Open

2 KAFUCO/EST/02/17-18

Construction of Proposed Extension of Library, Phase II

2% Of Tender Sum  Open


Detailed tender document may be obtained from Procurement Office during normal working hours upon payment of non-refundable fee of Kshs. 1000/= (Kenya Shillings One Thousand) only, payable at KCB Mbale A/C No. 1203735065 OR downloaded FREE of charge from the University website: www.kafuco.ac.ke or IFMIS supplier’s portal.

Duly completed bid documents in plain sealed envelopes, clearly marked with category number and category description bearing no other mark, name or indication of the applicant shall be send to:

The Principal
Kaimosi Friends University College
P. O. BOX 385-50309
Kaimosi

Or dropped in the tender Box outside the Principals Office at Kaimosi and not any other place, box, office or campus, so as to reach the University not later than 1200 hours on Wednesday 30th August 2017. Opening of the bid documents will be done immediately thereafter in the presence of applicants or their representatives who choose to attend.

Friday, 09 June 2017 00:00

Tender-Readverts-June-2017

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Tender Re-Advertisement

Kaimosi Friends University College wishes to re-advertise the tender below to all interest bidders

Click on the category name to download the tender document:

S/N CATEGORY NUMBER CATEGORY NAME BID SECURITY ELIGIBILITY
1 KAFUCO/EST/10/16-17

Expression of Interest for the Preparation of Land Use Master Plan for Kaimosi Friends University College

2% Of Tender Sum Open

Detailed tender document may be obtained from Procurement Office during normal working hours upon payment of non-refundable fee of Kshs. 1000/= (Kenya Shillings One Thousand) only, payable at KCB Mbale A/C No. 1203735065 OR downloaded FREE of charge from the University website: www.kafuco.ac.ke or IFMIS supplier’s portal.

Duly completed bid documents in plain sealed envelopes, clearly marked with category number and category description bearing no other mark, name or indication of the applicant shall be send to:

The Principal
Kaimosi Friends University College
P. O. BOX 385-50309
Kaimosi

Or dropped in the tender Box outside the Principals Office at Kaimosi and not any other place, box, office or campus, so as to reach the University not later than 1200 hours on Tuesday 20th June 2017. Opening of the bid documents will be done immediately thereafter in the presence of applicants or their representatives who choose to attend.

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 00:00

KUCCPS Admission Letters 2018

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Procedure

  • Enter your KCSE Index Number and click on "Get the Download Link". Do not append /2017.
  • Click on the link which appears after entering your KCSE Index Number. 

 

 

Friday, 12 May 2017 00:00

Notice To Third Years

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Friday, 28 April 2017 00:00

Tender-adverts-april-2017

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TENDER NOTICE

Click on the category name to download the tender document:

S/N CATEGORY NUMBER CATEGORY NAME BID SECURITY ELIGIBILITY
1 KAFUCO/EST/10/16-17

Expression of Interest for the Preparation of Land Use Master Plan for Kaimosi Friends University College

2% Of Tender Sum Open
2 KAFUCO/EST/9/16-17

Supply, Delivery, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of a 300,000 litre Low Level Pressed Steel Tank and Associated Works

2% Of Tender Sum Open
3 KAFUCO/EST/08/16-17

Proposed 2 in No.Ablution Block at Kaimosi Friends University College Main Contract Works

2% Of Tender Sum Open
4 KAFUCO/ADM/04/2017-2019 Provision of Insurance Services 2% Of Tender Sum Open
5 KAFUCO/ICT/02/2017-2019 Supply, Delivery, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Fiber Optic Cable and Associated ICT Equipment 2% Of Tender Sum Open

Detailed tender document may be obtained from Procurement Office during normal working hours upon payment of non-refundable fee of Kshs. 1000/= (Kenya Shillings One Thousand) only, payable at KCB Mbale A/C No. 1203735065 OR downloaded FREE of charge from the University website: www.kafuco.ac.ke or IFMIS supplier’s portal.

Duly completed bid documents in plain sealed envelopes, clearly marked with category number and category description bearing no other mark, name or indication of the applicant shall be send to:

The Principal
Kaimosi Friends University College
P. O. BOX 385-50309
Kaimosi

Or dropped in the tender Box outside the Principals Office at Kaimosi and not any other place, box, office or campus, so as to reach the University not later than 1200 hours on Thursday 11th May 2017. Opening of the bid documents will be done immediately thereafter in the presence of applicants or their representatives who choose to attend.

Friday, 31 March 2017 00:00

Tender Advert March 2017

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Procurement Department

S/N Category Number Category Description Bid Sum Eligibility
1 KAFUCO /TRANS/07/2017-2019 Servicing and maintenance of motor vehicles 2% Of Tender Sum Open
2 KAFUCO/TRANS/08/2017-2019 Supply of fuel and lubricant for motor vehicles 2% Of Tender Sum Open

 

Detailed tender documents may be obtained from Procurement Office during normal working hours upon payment of non-refundable fee of Kshs. 1000/= (Kenya Shillings One Thousand) only, payable at KCB Mbale A/C No. 1203735065 OR downloaded FREE of charge from the University website: www.kafuco.ac.ke or IFMIS supplier’s portal.

Duly completed bid documents in plain sealed envelopes, clearly marked with category number and category description bearing no other mark, name or indication of the applicant shall be send to;

The Principal
Kaimosi Friends University College
P. O. BOX 385-50309
Kaimosi

Or dropped in the tender Box outside the Principals Office at Kaimosi and not any other place, box, office or campus, so as to reach the University not later than 1200 hours on Thursday, 13th April 2017. Opening of the bid documents will be done immediately thereafter in the presence of applicants or their representatives who choose to attend.

Friday, 31 March 2017 00:00

Job Adverts March 2017

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OPEN VACANCIES

1. ACADEMIC & STUDENT AFFAIRS DIVISION

A. SCHOOL OF EDUCATION & SOCIAL SCIENCES

Grade Area of specialization Advert No. Post(s)
Lecturer (Grade 12)


English/Linguistics KAFUCO/AC/01/17 1
Literature KAFUCO/AC/02/17 1
Religion KAFUCO/AC/03/17 1
Curriculum & Instructional Technology KAFUCO/AC/04/17 1
Tutorial fellow(Grade 11)    Geography KAFUCO/AC/05/17 1
History KAFUCO/AC/06/17 1
Kiswahili KAFUCO/AC/07/17 1
Criminology KAFUCO/AC/08/17 1

B. SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

Lecturer (Grade 12) Economics KAFUCO/AC/09/17 1
Purchasing & Supplies Management KAFUCO/AC/10/17 1
Operations Management KAFUCO/AC/11/17 1
Accounting KAFUCO/AC/12/17 1

C. SCHOOL OF SCIENCE

Lecturer (Grade 12) Applied Mathematics KAFUCO/AC/13/17 1
Statistics KAFUCO/AC/14/17 1
Information Technology KAFUCO/AC/15/17 1

Requirements

Commission for University Education in Kenya (CUE) harmonized criteria and guidelines for appointment and promotion of academic staff in Universities in Kenya dated 27th October 2014 shall apply. 

2. ADMINISTRATION DIVISION

A. LEGAL OFFICER GRADE 10 REF: KAFUCO/AC/16/17 (1 Post)

For appointment to this grade the applicant must have;

  • Bachelors Degree in Law (LLB), from a reputable University.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Law/Legal Studies plus six (6) years working experience, admission as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya holding a valid practicing certificate,
  • Be registered member of Law Society of Kenya, & ICT competency. Certified Secretary (CS) holders will have an added advantage.

B. ASSISTANT PROCUREMENT/SUPPLIES OFFICER I GRADE 10 REF: KAFUCO/AC/17/17 (1 Post)

For appointment to this grade the applicant must have;

  • Have Master Degree in Procurement and Supplies Management OR Bachelors Degree in Procurement and Supplies Management with six (6) years of work experience three (3) of which as Assistant Procurement/Supplies Officer Scale IX or its equivalent.
  • In addition those registered with the relevant professional body and ICT competency will have an added advantage.

C. MAINTENANCE OFFICER II GRADE 9 REF: KAFUCO/AC/18/17 (1 Post)

For appointment to this grade the applicant must have;

  • Have a Bachelors Degree in Building & Construction, Civil and Structural Engineering or Architecture, OR Higher National Diploma in Building ,Construction, Civil and Structural Engineering with three (3) years working experience as Assistant Maintenance Officer Scale 8, OR Diploma as above with six (6) years working experience three (3) of which as Assistant Maintenance Officer Scale 8.
  • Must be registered by the relevant regulatory body and ICT competency.

APPLICATION MODE

Applicants should send ten (10) hard copies of their application to the undersigned clearly indicating the advert reference number of the position of interest on the envelope, in addition, send an email clearly quoting the advert reference number on the subject line. An updated curriculum vitae and cover letter only, on a running PDF format as one attachment should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so as to reach us not later than 13th April 2017 at 5.00 pm. Applicants are advised to contact their referees and request them to send their letters of reference to the undersigned not later than the deadline indicated above. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deputy Principal (Administration, Finance & Planning)
Kaimosi Friends University College
P.O Box 385-50309
KAIMOSI

Kaimosi Friends University College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality and therefore encourages persons living with disability, women and those from marginalized areas to apply.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016 00:00

Accommodation Charges

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This is to inform all First Year Students that On Campus Accommodation charges are as follows:

  • Rooms occupied by two (2) students are Kshs. 4,000
  • Rooms occupied by 4 - 6 students are Kshs. 3,500

Note: Those who had booked earlier are thus required to add the difference on the reporting day. Limited spaces are available.

Off Campus Accommodation charges are available at varied charges per month.

Friday, 01 July 2016 00:00

Students Provisional Results

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Provisional Results: Click to Download


 

Contact Us

  • Tel:  0777373633
  • Email: principal@kafuco.ac.ke
  • Address: P.O BOX 385 - 50309, Kaimosi

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