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DIRECTOR, INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY – GRADE 15 (1 Position) REF: AD/01/06/16

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Maseno University invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the positions listed below:

Applicants must be holder’s of a PhD degree in Information Technology/ Computer Science/Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized Institution/University and must have  also have at least twelve (12) years work experience in a relevant senior management position.

In addition, he/she must demonstrate outstanding administrative/managerial capability in    the organization and management of ICT services and possession of relevant publications in refereed journals will be an added advantage.
Council shall competitively appoint a Director of ICT who shall hold office for a period of five (5) years, and shall be eligible to reapply for a further term.

The Director ICT shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor and shall be responsible for overall development and application of ICT in the University.

Responsibilities; He /She shall;
•    Make proposals for strategic direction on information technology and provide mechanisms for its implementation
•    Provide policy direction on ICT systems
•    Regularly review and make proposals for updating of the ICT policy;
•    Carry out system analysis, design & program specifications in liaison with the users;
•    Promote use of ICT in the University;
•    Develop, implement & maintain systems;
•    Ensure adherence to established ICT standards;
•    Supervise installation certification, carry out repair & maintenance of all ICT equipment & associated peripherals;
•    Recommend and supervise hardware/software specifications for ICT equipment;
•    Prepare and submit Information Communication Technology (ICT) status reports;
•    Provide user support including staff training, access and security of the system;
•    Ensure efficient delivery of ICT services;
•    Schedule preventive maintenance of all ICT equipment in the University;
•    Keep update with emerging information communication technology trends;
•    Perform such other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Maseno University is an equal opportunity employer and marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.
Applications should be sent to the address below by 19th July, 2016. The reference number should be clearly indicated on the application letter and envelope.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

The Deputy Vice Chancellor, Administration, Finance and Development
Maseno University
P.O. Box 333 - 40105
MASENO