Kibabii University – Senior ICT Officer.

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Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
i. Master’s Degree in Information & Communication Technology (ICT) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution with three (3) years relevant work experience;
OR Bachelor’s Degree in Information & Communication Technology (ICT) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; Served in the grade of ICT Officer I Grade 10 or in a comparable position for a minimum
period of three (3) years;
ii. A holder of ICT professional qualification;
iii. Membership of ICT professional body; and
iv. Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Duties and Responsibilities
i. Supervising and coordinating of procurement, installation, testing and commissioning of ICT computing systems (hardware and software) and data communication systems;
ii. Supervising and coordinating of the development and maintenance of business application systems;
iii. Marketing and utilization of ICT services in the university;
iv. Coordinating the ICT income generating projects;
v. Supervising, organizing and coordinating the operation and maintenance of computer hardware, software, networking devices, electronic equipment, printers, monitors, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) and other ICT electronic equipment;
vi. Providing guidance and procedures in operations and maintenance of computing and data communications equipment;
vii. Planning, preparation and monitoring of maintenance procedures in the University;
viii. Identifying tools, services and facility requirements and advice on their procurement;
ix. Adequately document ICT maintenance and operations activities;
x. Coordinating the installation and maintenance of University database systems;
xi. Ensuring that the database server, E-Mail server and any other relevant servers are up and running at all times;
xii. Ensuring users access the required information in the database when they need it;
xiii. Monitoring the database server’s performance and tuning it accordingly;
xiv. Organizing, configuring, operating and maintaining of database systems;
xv. Designing and controlling of the organizations database to preserve its integrity and prevent unauthorized usage or change;
xvi. Maintaining database security through regular backups and recovery duties;
xvii. Establishing the appropriate content and format of data records, the structure of data relationships and the appropriate data names and key fields;
xviii. Database management and administration;
xix. Managing database users and database security by assigning usernames, passwords and permissions;
xx. Establishing and enforcing database standards;
xxi. Overseeing network installations, as well as monitoring and maintaining the Institutions
ICT network and evaluating new network hardware and software;
xxii. Performing network monitoring and analysis, performance tuning, troubleshooting and escalating issues, including proactive problem resolution and complex problem analysis as necessary, to maintain network performance to meet user demand;
xxiii. Reducing operational risk and improving availability of the network by ensuring network access, monitoring, control, evaluation and documentation practices are maintained and adhered to;

xxiv. Developing, maintaining and performing operational procedures and ensure operational tasks are performed reliably and consistently to reduce the risk of unplanned outages;
xxv. Evaluating new network hardware and software solutions and monitor the market for emerging technology. Define network policies and procedures;
xxvi. Collecting and analyzing operational data (especially incident and change records) to identify emerging trends and log problem records to assist with problem resolution and increased network availability;
xxvii. Installing, maintaining, upgrading, and troubleshooting switches (HP and CISCO), routers, gateways, firewalls, and other networking infrastructure for local area and wide area networks (LAN/WAN), including Internet connectivity;
xxviii. Training and providing troubleshooting procedures to helpdesk personnel for first-line network issues;
xxix. Performing day-to-day administration of the institutions network infrastructure; and
xxx. Monitoring and troubleshooting network performance and security issues.

Terms and Conditions
Successful candidates shall hold office on a contract period of Five (5) years renewable subject to satisfactory performance in accordance with the terms and conditions of service as approved by University Council from time to time. Tutorial Fellow position is on a One (1) year contract renewable subject to satisfactory performance.
How to Apply
Each application shall be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, national identity card or passport, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents.
Applicants must also submit the following current documents:
i. Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority;
ii. Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board;
iii. Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
iv. Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau;
v. Criminal Investigation Department – (Certificate of Good Conduct);
vi. Letters of recommendation from at least three persons’ familiar with the applicant’s professional experience and character in general which should be sent to the address below by the application deadline.
All applications should be clearly marked with the referenced number of the advertised position and submitted as follows:
1. Six (6) hard Copies; and
2. Electronic scanned copies in PDF format (as one running document) to be sent to the following e-mail
Applications must be submitted on or before FRIDAY, 30th July, 2021 and be addressed to:- Kibabii University
The Vice Chancellor, Kibabii University,
P.O. Box 1699 – 50200,
Dropped at:-
Kibabii University – Main Campus
Administration Registry, Third Floor Room ABA 308 Please Note:
• Kibabii University is an equal opportunity employer. Women, marginalized and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.
• The University does not charge any fee for the whole recruitment and selection exercise.
• Any form of canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification of the applicant.
• Only shortlisted candidates with be contacted.




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