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Vacancies

REPORTING: Associate Dean, Academic and Students Affairs

RELATIONSHIPS AND CONTACT: Staff, External Stakeholders 

JOB PURPOSE:

To be responsible for providing strategic and academic leadership in learning, teaching, and research in the Strathmore Graduate School.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Strategy and Policy: Recommend, develop, and implement approved academic policies in the University with regards to Postgraduate studies and continuously contribute to the University’s corporate goals and strategic aims in postgraduate education provision;
  2. Operations Management: Prepare, implement, and monitor the departmental strategic plan, annual work plan, and budget in order to contribute to the management and operations of Strathmore Graduate School;
  3. Quality Assurance: Conduct audits of the Graduate Programs and review the curriculum documents for the master’s and PHD Programs before they are tabled to the Board of Graduate Studies to ensure that all programs in the University meet internal quality and regulatory standards;
  4. Student Experience: Build and develop student engagement and experience to improve on the quality of the graduate students’ thesis as the head of the University’s Thesis office;
  5. Research Base: Strengthen the research base by increasing the number of postgraduate research students and monitor the progression and completion rates of graduate students
  6. Portfolio Management: Maintain a portfolio of the University’s Post -Graduate supervisors and enhance the University’s Doctoral research through promotion of the Post-Doctoral Research Program; champion and lead initiatives that improve the University’s research portfolio;
  7. Collaboration: Partner with other Deans and heads of department to establish and maintain national and international recognition of the University as a centre of excellence for graduate education; Manage collaborative graduate studies activities of the Faculty in accordance with the governance, policy and regulatory frameworks of the University;
  8. Administrative Matters: Chair meetings and committees as Member of Graduate Studies, Member of the Academic Council, Member of the Council of Dean and Member of the Research Committee; Coordinate matters regarding the marketing of the Graduate Programs of the University.
  9. As part of the top management, the position holder should provide leadership, guidance and development of subordinates while being proactively involved in supporting the development and achievement of the foundational goals and mission of the University. 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

The post holder will be required to have and to demonstrate evidence of the following qualifications:

  • Doctorate Degree in any related field from a recognized institution
  • At least 10 years’ experience in teaching, research, supervision, grants application, and administration
  • Experience holding the position of Senior Lecturer
  • Membership to a professional body
  • Ability to effectively present information to University Council, top management and/or public groups

 

COMPETENCIES AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong Research and Analytical Skills
  • Publishing Record
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Experience in attracting Research Grants
  • Strong Leadership and Strategic Skills
  • Ability to form collaborative linkages
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Report Writing Skills
  • Exposure to other fields of study

Are you qualified for this position and interested in working with us? We would like to hear from you. Kindly send us a copy of your updated resume and letter of application (ONLY) quoting “Director Graduate Programs” on the subject line to careers@sbs.ac.ke by end of the day (5:30 pm) Wednesday 20th January 2021.

Due to the large number of applications we may receive, kindly note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please be advised that Strathmore University is an equal opportunity employer and does NOT ask for money from applicants under any circumstances during its recruitment process. Interested applicants are encouraged to exercise caution upon receiving any such interview opportunity that requires payment of any money.

Reporting To: Nurse in Charge

Basic job summary: The primary responsibility of the Dental Assistant will be assisting the dental surgeons in carrying out their duties, assist with reception of patients, and carry out any clerical duties as required.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Support dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials;
  2. Confirming that instruments and materials are in compliance with the dental practice standards;
  3. Monitor dental supplies stock and anticipate needed supplies as well as placing and expediting orders from supplies;
  4. Oversee maintenance requirements dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, and evaluating new equipment and techniques;
  5. Maintain accurate patient records by maintaining up to date data on the number of patients seen, procedures performed, as well as the number dental materials and equipment available;
  6. Provide information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests and attending to patients’ correspondences;
  7. Provide clinical assistance to the dental surgeon while treating the patient by acting as a chaperone of the dental surgeon at all times;
  8. Educate patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions. 

Minimum Requirements:

Core qualifications

  • Certificate in Dental Assisting
  • 2 – 3 years working experience

Competencies and Attributes

  • Team player with strong relationship building skills, both internally and externally
  • Effective communication skills, with both work colleagues and the general public
  • Pro-active approach and quick-learner
  • Diligent with good written skills
  • An interest in the welfare of patients, with a mature, friendly, confident and caring manner
  • Ability to relate well with a wide range of people, including those with special needs

 Work Environment: This role is based at the Strathmore University Medical Centre.

Are you qualified for this position and interested in working with us? We would like to hear from you. Kindly send us a copy of your updated resume and letter of application (ONLY) quoting “Dental Assistant” on the subject line to recruitment@strathmore.edu by 20th  January 2021.

Due to the large number of applications we may receive, kindly note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please be advised that Strathmore University is an equal opportunity employer and does NOT ask for money from applicants under any circumstances during its recruitment process. Interested applicants are encouraged to exercise caution upon receiving any such interview opportunity that requires payment of any money.

Reporting To: Nursing Services Manager

Basic job summary: This position will be responsible for providing general nursing care to patients in the Strathmore University Medical Centre while maintaining confidentiality, integrity, quality care and professionalism.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Initiate a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by Doctor/or hospital policy including patient and family instruction.
  2. Provide health-related education to students and staff in both individual and group settings.
  3. Monitor immunizations, manage communicable diseases, and assesse the University environment so as to prevent injury and ensure safety.
  4. Explain procedures and treatments to patients to gain cooperation, understanding, and alleviate apprehension.
  5. Administer prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
  6. Observe patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notify the Doctor of patient’s condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
  7. Take temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal, assess condition of patient and respond appropriately.

Maintain accurate, detailed patient’s reports and records 

Minimum Requirements:

Core qualifications

  • A minimum of Diploma in Community Health Nursing from a recognized institution
  • Registered nurse with the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • At least three years working experience in a quality care delivery clinic/center.
  • Excellent Knowledge of Nursing operations and procedures

Competencies and Attributes

  • Integrity and high professional standard
  • Commitment to duty
  • Good oral and written communication skill
  • Very adept at handling people
  • Health promotion and maintenance
  • Attention to detail

 Work Environment: This role is based at the Strathmore University Medical Centre.

Are you qualified for this position and interested in working with us? We would like to hear from you. Kindly send us a copy of your updated resume and letter of application (ONLY) quoting “Locum Nurse” on the subject line to recruitment@strathmore.edu by 20th  January 2021.

Due to the large number of applications we may receive, kindly note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please be advised that Strathmore University is an equal opportunity employer and does NOT ask for money from applicants under any circumstances during its recruitment process. Interested applicants are encouraged to exercise caution upon receiving any such interview opportunity that requires payment of any money.

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