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United States International University - Africa   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Teaching Laboratory Technologists

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Teaching, training
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Incumbents will be expected to continue upgrading their knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes and trends in higher education.

If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and want to work as a team member in a modern and progressive institution where you can make a difference, please apply. Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the following address by Friday, March 23, 2018.
Director of Administration
United States International University – Africa
P.O. Box 14634-00800, Nairobi, Kenya
Reporting to the Program Director,the successful candidates will be mainly responsible for the smooth running of teaching labs and ensuring users (faculty and students) receive maximum benefits from available lab resources.


  1. Supporting and advising students and faculty on the appropriate use of IT resources in the Labs in order to provide a positive learning experience;
  2. Enforcing safe practices and maintaining security of all hardware, network and data held and accessed, in compliance with the university’s ICT policies;
  1. Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance upgrades, cleaning of computers and audio visual equipment;
  2. Prepare lab schedule and time allocation for computer labs;
  3. Analyzing and recovering system when malfunction occurs;
  4. Supporting the roll-out of new instructional software and applications;
  5. Responding within agreed time limits to call-outs;
  6. Working continuously on a task until completion (or referral to third parties, if appropriate).
  7. Prioritizing and managing many open cases at one time;
  8. Obtaining replacement on fixtures or fittings;
  9. Identifying possible ICT requirements and solutions.
  10. Maintaining a complete and up-to-date inventory and asset register of all SST computers, servers, consumables, networking equipment and the relevant software accompanying them used for instructional purposes.
  11. Coordinating and scheduling work with vendor service providers in consultation with program director.
  12. In consultation with faculty, develop lab manuals for lab-based courses.
  13. Providing periodic reports relevant for monitoring and evaluation.
  14. Attending meetings and facilitating training sessions where relevant.
  15. Maintain compliance with all university policies and procedures.
  16. Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Teaching, training
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: University teaching; Training program planning; Research planning; Laboratory operation; Equipment and tool maintenance
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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