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Deputy Director, Kenya Industrial Training Institute (KITI)

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

(i) served for a minimum period of ten (10) years and currently serving at the grade of
Principal Lecturer, CSG‘8’ and above at an industrial training institution or in a
comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
(ii) a Bachelors degree or Higher National Diploma in any of the following disciplines:-
Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Civil
Engineering, Building Construction, Clothing and Textiles Technology, Leather
technology, Food Technology, Food and Beverage, Industrial Engineering and
Technology, Entrepreneurship Development, Commerce, Business
Administration/Management, Economics, Information Technology, Community
Development, Counseling, Psychology, Computer Engineering, Information
Communication Technology, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Plant and Building
services Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering,
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Industrial Technology, Mathematics, Renewable
Energy Technology, Human Resource Management, Supply Chain Management,
Education Technology, Education, Clothing, Textiles and Interior Design, Fashion
Design and Marketing, Fashion Design and Textiles Technology or its equivalent
qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Post Graduate Diploma in Education or Diploma in Technical Education or its
equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
OR
Instructors/Technical Education/Training of Trainers certificate course from a
recognized institution;
(iv) demonstrated high degree of professional competence, administrative and
managerial capability required for effective planning, organization and
administration of a training institution

Responsibilities

An officer at this level may be deployed to oversee one of the following sections within
KITI; Specific duties and responsibilities include:-
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(i) coordinating activities and training in area of specialization according to the
Institute’s syllabus;
(ii) interpreting and implementing relevant government policies;
(iii) formulating the department budget’s;
(iv) managing and reviewing staff development programmes;
(v) establishing collaborations and linkages with other institutions and stakeholders;
and
(vi) mobilizing resources for the physical and human resource development of the
Institute in consultation with the Director.
(a) Registrar
Duties and responsibilities at this level include:
(i) organizing training activities within the Institute;
(ii) coordinating the design, development and reviewing curriculum;
(iii) coordinating selection and admission of trainees;
(iv) supervising, setting, moderation and administration of examinations;
(v) compilation of academic reports and certificates;
(vi) creating and maintaining an up to date data base of trainees;
(vii) development and maintenance of ethics and professional conduct and standards;
(viii)initiating collaboration and partnership in examination with relevant institutions;
and
(ix) inducting new lecturers/instructors and trainees.
(b) Dean
Duties and responsibilities at this level include:
(i) designing and developing curriculum
(ii) preparing schemes of work, lesson notes, plans and training in the areas of
specialization
(iii) setting, moderating and marking exams at diploma level;
(iv) maintaining trainees welfare and discipline;
(v) advising on best management and administration of trainees affairs;
(vi) organizing induction and orientation programs for new trainees;
(vii)preparing budget related to co-curriculum activities; and
(viii) coordinating matters relating to staff and student’s welfare.
(c) Programme Liaison Coordinator
Duties and responsibilities at this level include:
(i) designing and developing curriculum;
(ii) preparing schemes of work, lesson notes, plans and training in the areas of
specialization;
(iii) preparing schemes of work, lesson notes, plans and training in the areas of
specialization;
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(iv) coordinating attachment and placement for trainees and lecturers;
(v) organizing and coordinating industrial/Educational tours for trainees and staff;
(vi) coordinating preparation of insurance covers for trainees on attachment;
(vii) mobilizing resources and marketing institutional programmes;
(viii) organizing periodic meetings with industry partners and stakeholders;
(ix) establishing collaborations and linkages with other institutions and stakeholders.
(d) Academic Affairs
Duties and responsibilities at this level include:
(i) coordinating training activities within the institute;
(ii) designing and developing curriculum;
(iii) preparing schemes of work, lesson notes, lesson plans and training in areas of
specialization;
(iv) setting moderating and marking exams at diploma level;
(v) ensuring effective administration of examinations;
(vi) designing coordinating and implementing training programmes in on industrial
entrepreneurial development;
(vii) designing and preparing training materials and aids;
(viii) undertaking institutional based training needs assessment;
(ix) monitoring and carrying out research and consultancy in the relevant field;
(x) evaluating research on projects;
(xi) coordinate the implementation of relevant policies, guidelines and standards on
training;
(xii) monitoring and conducting market surveys and trends; and
(xiii) evaluating training programmes and organizing seminars workshops and symposia.
(e) Research, Development and Consultancy
Duties and responsibilities at this level include:
(i) designing and developing curriculum;
(ii) preparing schemes of work, lesson notes, lesson plans and training in areas of
specialization;
(iii) setting moderating and marking exams at diploma level;
(iv) liaising with the institute’s clientele on product-based training;
(v) mobilizing resources for research activities;
(vi) coordinating research activities in the institute and issuance of research permits to
trainees;
(vii) monitoring and evaluating market surveys and trends;
(viii) evaluating training programmes;
(ix) coordinating product improvement and prototype development; and
(x) organizing conferences, seminars, workshops and symposia

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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