Job Opportunities

1.     LMS Manager (Re-Advertised)

AD/8/200/21 (1 POST) 

The Position

  1. Reporting to the e–Learning Coordinator and Sub–Recipient Project Director, the LMS Manager will be responsible for ensuring that the teaching and learning processes are possible through the Moodle LMS and build capacity for users (learners, technical support officers, course and category admins, instructors and school administrators) to maximize the benefits of the LMS.

Responsibilities

  1. Provide technical support to ensure users get the most out of the LMS applications and features and build capacity for technical support officers to handle the everyday LMS logistical requirements and processes.
  2. Maintain the Learning Management System to ensure optimal functionality and its website to ensure a suitable look and feel and current and updated front pages
  3. Maintain accurate LMS records and analyze Big Data to gauge effectiveness of trainings and provide advisory reports to the management
  4. Auditing of compliance of LMS tasks and activities to the University policies and procedures
  5. Assign roles and responsibilities to team members and corporate clients and define user roles.
  6. Review e Learning content before it is accessed by the target audience to ensure it meets the agreed organizational standards.
  7. Make consultations with other internal and external teams in order to implement the best learning practices across the LMS
  8. Keep track of the freshly uploaded relevant courses, materials, and workshops within the LCMS and monitor for any issues in access and navigational configurations.
  9. Recognize and resolve the issues that may appear when it comes to course design, its configuration or infrastructure.  Make sure that the LMS issues are resolved properly and fast to fix bugs and unexpected errors.
  10. Any other duties that may be assigned by the e–Learning Coordinator and the Sub–recipient Project Director.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or another related field or Equivalent.
  • A Master’s degree is an added advantage.
  • Minimum experience of five (5) years
  • Has a relevant variety of technical skills that are relevant for LMS management, including PHP language, MySQL, JavaScript, web design, graphics design, HTML/CSS, and web 2.0 technologies.
  • Has strong interpersonal skills, able to liaise with diverse stakeholders
  • Has advanced organizational and time management skills.
  • A solution–oriented team worker with a keen eye for details
  • Familiarity with the compliance requirements of an academic institution environment.
  • Experience in conversion process and tools for online content.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

Terms of appointment

This is a position whose tenure is one (1) year contract renewable based on performance and by mutual consent. The salary is negotiable depending on the level of education and work experience.

NOTES

  1. Applicants should email their application letters, certified copies of certificates and curriculum vitae (CV) giving details of their qualifications, experience and three (3) referees indicating their telephone contacts and e–mail contacts. 2. Applications and related documents should be forwarded through applicants’ Heads of Departments, where applicable, and be addressed to the Director, Human Resource, University of Nairobi.
  2. Applicants should state their current designations, salaries and other benefits attached to those designations.
  3. The application letter must bear the reference code indicated in the advertisement.
  4. Late applications will not be considered.
  5. Applications should be emailed to recruit-lmpoc@uonbi.ac.keas one file in PDF.

CLOSING DATE: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2021
THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. ONLY SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED.

 

 

2.     Community Liaison Officer

AD/8/198/21 

Job description

The person will be required to identify volunteer recruitment catchment areas, liaise with peer leaders and CAB leaders on a regular basis leading to high study participant enrollment levels.

Must be in a position to articulate the research objectives and to work well with different stakeholders. They must be able to work with minimum supervision and be ready to work for long hours.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Applicants must have at least KCSE Grade C+ or its equivalent.
  • Degree in Community Health or Community Development.
  • Certificate in Human Subjects Protection, Responsible Conduct of Research, Research Ethics Evaluation, Good Clinical Practice and Good Clinical Laboratory Practice.
  • Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation. v) The applicant should have at least five (5) years’ experience in community advocacy/mobilization, of which two (2) years must have been in a research programme, preferably a vaccine related one.
  • An applicant with experience in HIV or COVID–19 Vaccine Study will have an added advantage.

Terms of appointment

This a position whose tenure is one (1) year contract renewable based on performance and by mutual consent. The salary is negotiable depending on the level of education and work experience.

 

 

3.     Receptionist

AD/8/199/21

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  1. Applicants must have at least KCSE D+ or an equivalent qualification
  2. They must have a certificate in Secretarial Duties with the following subjects offered by KNEC or Equivalent: Typewriting III, Shorthand III, Business English III, Secretarial Duties II, Office Management III, Personnel Management III, Commerce II and Financial Accounting II iii) They should have a certificate in computers iv) The applicant must have a minimum of five (5) years’ work related experience in a research programme/s.
  3. An applicant with experience in COVID-19 study and has a certificate in Human Subjects Protection, Responsible Conduct of Research, Research Ethics Evaluation, Good Clinical Practice and Good Clinical Laboratory Practice will have added advantage.

Terms of appointment

This a position whose tenure is one (1) year contract renewable based on performance and by mutual consent. The salary is negotiable depending on the level of education and work experience.

 

 

4.     LMS Manager Health Strat (Re-Advertisement)

AD/8/200/21 (1 POST) (RE–ADVERTISEMENT)

The Position

Reporting to the e–Learning Coordinator and Sub–Recipient Project Director, the LMS Manager will be responsible for ensuring that the teaching and learning processes are possible through the Moodle LMS and build capacity for users (learners, technical support officers, course and category admins, instructors

and school administrators) to maximize the benefits of the LMS.

Responsibilities

  1. Provide technical support to ensure users get the most out of the LMS applications and features and build capacity for technical support officers to handle the everyday LMS logistical requirements and processes.
  2. Maintain the Learning Management System to ensure optimal functionality and its website to ensure a suitable look and feel and current and updated front pages
  3. Maintain accurate LMS records and analyze Big Data to gauge effectiveness of trainings and provide advisory reports to the management
  4. Auditing of compliance of LMS tasks and activities to the University policies and procedures
  5. Assign roles and responsibilities to team members and corporate clients and define user roles.
  6. Review e-Learning content before it is accessed by the target audience to ensure it meets the agreed organizational standards.
  7. Make consultations with other internal and external teams in order to implement the best learning practices across the LMS
  8. Keep track of the freshly uploaded relevant courses, materials, and workshops within the LCMS and monitor for any issues in access and navigational configurations.
  9. Recognize and resolve the issues that may appear when it comes to course design, its configuration or infrastructure.
  10. Make sure that the LMS issues are resolved properly and fast to fix bugs and unexpected errors.
  11. Any other duties that may be assigned by the e–Learning Coordinator and the Sub–recipient Project Director.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or another related field or Equivalent.
  2. A Master’s degree is an added advantage.
  3. Minimum experience of five (5) years
  4. Has a relevant variety of technical skills that are relevant for LMS management, including PHP language, MySQL, JavaScript, web design, graphics design, HTML/CSS, and web 2.0 technologies.
  5. Has strong interpersonal skills, able to liaise with diverse stakeholders
  6. Has advanced organizational and time management skills.
  7. A solution–oriented team worker with a keen eye for details 8. Familiarity with the compliance requirements of an academic institution environment.
  8. Experience in conversion process and tools for online content.
  9. Ability to work under minimum supervision.

Terms of appointment
This is a position whose tenure is one (1) year contract renewable based on performance and by mutual consent. The salary is negotiable depending on the level of education and work experience.

 

 

Method of Application

  1. Applicants should email their application letters, certified copies of certificates and curriculum vitae (CV) giving details of their qualifications, experience and three (3) referees indicating their telephone contacts and e–mail contacts.
  2. Applications and related documents should be forwarded through applicants’ Heads of Departments, where applicable, and be addressed to the Director, Human Resource, University of Nairobi.
  3. Applicants should state their current designations, salaries and other benefits attached to those designations.
  4. The application letter must bear the reference code indicated in the advertisement.
  5. Late applications will not be considered.
  6. Applications should be emailed torecruit-lmpoc@uonbi.ac.ke  as one file in PDF.

CLOSING DATE: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2021

THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. ONLY SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED.

 

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