KEMU Recruitment 2023/2024 Application Form Portal

Last Updated on June 20, 2023

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified and eligible candidates for the Kenya Methodist University (KeMU) Recruitment 2023.

KEMU Recruitment

Kenya Methodist University (KeMU) is a Chartered Private Christian Institution of higher learning which aims to contribute to the transformation of our society by providing high-quality education that promotes excellence in scholarship, research, and selfless service to the community.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below;

  1. Database / Web Administrator
  2. Catering Manager
  3. Senior Lecturer – Health System Management
  4. Lecturer – Health System Management
  5. Fundraising / Resource Mobilization Officer
  6. Lecturer – PAS-Chemistry
  7. Lecturer – Clinical Medicine and Surgery
  8. Lecturer – MBChB – Reproductive Health
  9. Lecturer – MBChB – Ophthalmologist
  10. Lecturer – Pharmacy-Pharmacognosy

Database / Web Administrator

KeMU/ADM/DBA/1/5/2023 Based in KeMU Main Campus

  • Reporting to the Head of ICT

Main Purpose:

  • Support all the database and website functions of the university.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Database Administration and activities of all databases on different platforms like MSSQL and MySQL.
  • Database Performance Management.
  • Developing, managing, testing back-up and recovery plans including archiving and recovery.
  • Database security implementation and version upgrade.
  • Databases change & patch management.
  • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity
  • Develop, update website content and maintain website database and accounts.
  • Maintaining and monitoring production (primary and secondary), test and development databases.
  • Providing support (assisting / guide, troubleshoot, resolve, coordinating) for database service availability issues and escalates externally / internally in case resolution is not possible at their level.
  • Enforcement of SSL certificates and message encryption.
  • Providing Level 2 (L2) support (assistance, troubleshooting, installation, configurations, guidance, escalations, and coordination) for all databases and data warehouse as well as escalating and following up unresolved issues.
  • Assist in supporting database for the institution’s publications including library services.
  • Create and optimize complex query definitions that allow data to be extracted

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, or Computer Science from a recognized institution.
  • Proven experience as Database Administrator or relevant position
  • At least 3 years relevant experience in handling Databases (SQL is a must) and Management Information Systems.
  • Ability to write reports and/or perform routine calculations.
  • Strong planning and organization skills;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Should demonstrate an understanding of the following platforms, databases, applications and utilities:
  • UNIX / Linux / MS Windows Server, Programming Languages (any one of Java, C++, JavaScript, PL-SQL, XML) SQL, Oracle Web Technologies (J2EE, IIS, Apache) and securities.
  • Database certification is must.

To be received on or before 29th June 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Catering Manager

KeMU/KH/CM/2/6/2023 Based in KeMU Main Campus

  • Reporting to the Director KeMU Holdings Limited.

Main purpose:

  • The Catering Manager job exists to plan, organize and develop the food and beverage services, while meeting client expectations, food and hygiene standards, financial targets and to support the functions of the University.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Supervision of the Catering Department
  • Plan University food and beverage menus in consultation with the Nutritionist, chefs and cooks, according to customers’ dietary needs in the University.
  • Ensure maintenance of food stock levels and order new supplies as required in the kitchen and other catering areas of the University
  • Implementation of Catering procedures and policies
  • Quality Assurance and control aspects of the department
  • Coordination on outside catering activities
  • Inspection and coordination of repairs and maintenance in the department
  • Analyzing, monitoring and evaluating enterprise profit margins
  • Ensure the quality and sufficiency of food and beverage preparation and provision services in the University.
  • Ensure proper storage of foodstuff in the kitchen store in order to retain their quality and nutritional values and thus meet customers’ nutrition and dietary needs in the University.
  • Prepare and plan procurement list for all kitchen supplies such as foodstuffs, utensils and other materials for use in the catering services of the University.
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure quality and timely kitchen supplies delivery in the University.

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Hospitality, Hotel Management or Food and Beverages Science from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
  • Higher Diploma in Hotel Management or other Hospitality Services from a recognized institution
  • Ability to manage a team and good communication skills.
  • Medical Fitness Certificate from Public Health Office
  • At least five years working experience as a Catering Manager in a reputable institution

To be received on or before 29th June 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Senior Lecturer – Health System Management

Main Purpose of the Job:

  • To develop, manage and monitor implementation of Health Systems management programmes and related activities in the university.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Teaching and training in the area of Health Systems Management.
  • Curricula development and Review
  • Conduct Research and Innovation activities
  • Engage in fund-raising activities in the Department
  • Student supervision and mentoring
  • Mentoring of junior staff
  • Publications and other forms of dissemination of knowledge
  • Engage in professional development activities
  • Ensure adherence to quality assurance and accreditation requirements by relevant regulatory bodies
  • To support the Head of Department and other programme leaders in the department to manage the ongoing strategic development of programmes and administration in the department.
  • To assess students’ overall performance, through setting/ marking programme work, practical sessions, supervisions, fieldwork and examinations, providing appropriate feedback to students.
  • Engage in any other duties that may be assigned by the Head of Department, on behalf of the Vice Chancellor, from time to time.

Required Qualifications and experience

  • Holder of PhD in Health Systems Management or related field.
  • Holder of a Masters Degree in Health System Management or related field and has worked in a hospital or a healthrelated organization will be an added advantage.
  • Holder of a first degree in Health System Management or in related field
  • Evidence of peer review publications (32 points from the time appointed as a lecturer)
  • Registration with relevant professional bodies
  • At least three (3) years of full-time teaching at university level as a Lecturer or persons from research institutions, practice/industry with requisite academic qualifications and experience will also be considered.
  • Supervised three (3) post graduate students to completion
  • Familiarity with quality assurance and accreditation requirements by relevant regulatory organizations; Contribute to the accreditation of programmes and quality control processes.
  • Demonstrable ability to lead research projects, grant writing, win bids and generate income is an added advantage
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Evidence of fund-raising capability
  • Develop ideas for generating income and promoting the subject.

To be received on or before 29th June 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Lecturer – Health System Management

Qualifications Applicants:

  • Must have an earned Ph.D. degree in Health Systems Management or its equivalent from a recognized academic institution.

OR

  • Must have a Masters degree in Health Systems Management from a recognized academic institution
  • Must have at least three (3) years of teaching or research experience at University level after obtaining a Master’s degree
  • Must have at least two (2) publications in refereed journals or one (1) book or 2 (two) book chapters in relevant areas.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The responsibilities of a Lecturer are as follows:

  • Teaching and evaluation of undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Setting, moderating, administering, processing and marking examinations
  • Academic advising and mentoring undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Articulating the Vision and Mission of the University, Department and the Faculty
  • Initiating, planning and conducting research
  • Development of teaching and learning materials
  • Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students in research activities. Developing research proposals for funding
  • Participate in meetings and conferences related to research and building inter-disciplinary collaboration within and outside the department
  • Participating in preparation of Department and Faculty strategic plans
  • Organizing and supervising educational activities for undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Attending and participating in seminars, workshops, conferences etc, in relevant fields
  • Participating in administrative, academic and consultancy activities in Department and other organizations
  • Participating in planning, development, implementation and evaluation of curricula in the Department
  • Attending and participating in the Departmental meetings and other activities for effective and efficient management of the Department and Faculty
  • Performing any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated by the Head of Department, Dean of Faculty or other Chief Officer of the University in accordance with the University Statutes

To be received on or before 29th June 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Fundraising / Resource Mobilization Officer

KeMU/ADM/RMO/2/5/2023

  • Resource Mobilization Officer responsible for building an increasingly diversified network of donors/partners as well as other philanthropic institution/individuals who believe in the vision and mission of Kenya Methodist University (KeMU) and provide funds, technical support and other forms of collaboration to meet current and future needs of KeMU.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To identify and approach potential individuals, groups and organizations that may raise funds for the development of the University.
  • To take the lead in identifying funding opportunities, listing them and sharing the information with Director University Advancement & Marketing and other relevant groups in the University.
  • Develop and Implement resource mobilization strategies to achieve overall fund raising targets
  • To assist with funding proposal writing processes. This involves writing project and budget plan proposals and coordinating with the different sub-committees of University with the aim of Sometimes jointly submitting a project proposal.
  • To assist in developing a fund generation and resource mobilization Work plan and constantly follow-up the implementation of the plan .This involves designing and writing materials for communication with different prospective donors and agencies.
  • To assist in mobilizing non-financial resources from private sectors entities, individuals and corporate agencies.
  • To coordinate processing of agreements in connection with funding opportunities and ensure effective and timely follow-up in terms of submission of reports to the donors and grant renewal proposals.
  • To monitor donor reporting and grant expenditure deadlines; coordinate with Director University Advancement & Marketing and senior management of the University in responding to these deadlines while facilitating and participating in the preparation of quality financial and narrative reports to donors.
  • Provide effective coordination for the establishment of proposal development working groups with  representatives from key stakeholder within and beyond KeMU
  • Establishing and broadening relations with the potential and existing donors;

Required qualifications and experience:

  • Master’s degree in social sciences, humanities, development studies, human rights, political science or other relevant discipline
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience with a proven track record of resource mobilization and the creation of RMoriented partnerships and stakeholder networks.
  • Proven leadership and project management skills with the ability to work with a diverse group of clients.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills with the ability to prepare proposals, reports and concept papers to a high level of proficiency.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in cross-cultural teams.
  • Proven exceptional communication, presentation and writing skills with the ability to effectively communicate at all levels within the University and externally; 

To be received on or before 20th June 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Lecturer – PAS-Chemistry

Qualifications Applicants:

  • Must have an earned Ph.D. degree in the relevant area or its equivalent from a recognized academic institution.

OR

  • Must have a Master’s degree from a recognized academic institution
  • iMust have at least three (3) years of teaching or research experience at University level after obtaining a Master’s degree
  • Must have at least two (2) publications in refereed journals or one (1) book or 2 (two) book chapters in relevant areas.

OR

  • Must be a holder of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)
  • Must be a holder of Master of Medicine in (Reproductive Health, Orthopedics and Clinical Medicine & Surgery) or its equivalent
  • The holder must be duly registered by KMPDC (Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council) or the equivalent in the EAC countries and hold a retention certificate of the KMPDC.
  • Teaching experience and research in a medical school will be an added advantage.

PHARMACY- PHARMACOGNOSY

  • Must have a Doctorate degree in Pharmacognosy or equivalent qualification from a recognized/accredited academic institution; and be registered or registerable with the relevant professional body (where applicable)

 OR

  • Must be a holder of Masters of Pharmacognosy
  • Registration with the Pharmacy and Poisons board is an added advantage.
  • Teaching experience and research in a medical school will be an added advantage 

Duties and Responsibilities:
The responsibilities of a Lecturer are as follows:

  • Teaching and evaluation of undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Setting, moderating, administering, processing and marking examinations
  • Academic advising and mentoring undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Articulating the Vision and Mission of the University, Department and the Faculty
  • Initiating, planning and conducting research
  • Development of teaching and learning materials
  • Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students in research activities. Developing research proposals for funding
  • Participate in meetings and conferences related to research and building inter-disciplinary collaboration within and outside the department
  • Participating in preparation of Department and Faculty strategic plans
  • Organizing and supervising educational activities for undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Attending and participating in seminars, workshops, conferences etc, in relevant fields
  • Participating in administrative, academic and consultancy activities in Department and other organizations
  • Participating in planning, development, implementation and evaluation of curricula in the Department
  • Attending and participating in the Departmental meetings and other activities for effective and efficient management of the Department and Faculty
  • Performing any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated by the Head of Department, Dean of Faculty or other Chief Officer of the University in accordance with the University Statutes

To be received on or before 20th June 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Lecturer – Clinical Medicine and Surgery

Qualifications Applicants:

  • Must have an earned Ph.D. degree in the relevant area or its equivalent from a recognized academic institution.

OR

  • Must have a Master’s degree from a recognized academic institution
  • iMust have at least three (3) years of teaching or research experience at University level after obtaining a Master’s degree
  • Must have at least two (2) publications in refereed journals or one (1) book or 2 (two) book chapters in relevant areas.

OR

  • Must be a holder of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)
  • Must be a holder of Master of Medicine in (Reproductive Health, Orthopedics and Clinical Medicine & Surgery) or its equivalent
  • The holder must be duly registered by KMPDC (Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council) or the equivalent in the EAC countries and hold a retention certificate of the KMPDC.
  • Teaching experience and research in a medical school will be an added advantage.

PHARMACY- PHARMACOGNOSY

  • Must have a Doctorate degree in Pharmacognosy or equivalent qualification from a recognized/accredited academic institution; and be registered or registerable with the relevant professional body (where applicable)

 OR

  • Must be a holder of Masters of Pharmacognosy
  • Registration with the Pharmacy and Poisons board is an added advantage.
  • Teaching experience and research in a medical school will be an added advantage 

Duties and Responsibilities:
The responsibilities of a Lecturer are as follows:

  • Teaching and evaluation of undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Setting, moderating, administering, processing and marking examinations
  • Academic advising and mentoring undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Articulating the Vision and Mission of the University, Department and the Faculty
  • Initiating, planning and conducting research
  • Development of teaching and learning materials
  • Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students in research activities. Developing research proposals for funding
  • Participate in meetings and conferences related to research and building inter-disciplinary collaboration within and outside the department
  • Participating in preparation of Department and Faculty strategic plans
  • Organizing and supervising educational activities for undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Attending and participating in seminars, workshops, conferences etc, in relevant fields
  • Participating in administrative, academic and consultancy activities in Department and other organizations
  • Participating in planning, development, implementation and evaluation of curricula in the Department
  • Attending and participating in the Departmental meetings and other activities for effective and efficient management of the Department and Faculty
  • Performing any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated by the Head of Department, Dean of Faculty or other Chief Officer of the University in accordance with the University Statutes

To be received on or before 20th June 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Lecturer – MBChB – Reproductive Health

Qualifications Applicants:

  • Must have an earned Ph.D. degree in the relevant area or its equivalent from a recognized academic institution.

OR

  • Must have a Master’s degree from a recognized academic institution
  • iMust have at least three (3) years of teaching or research experience at University level after obtaining a Master’s degree
  • Must have at least two (2) publications in refereed journals or one (1) book or 2 (two) book chapters in relevant areas.

OR

  • Must be a holder of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)
  • Must be a holder of Master of Medicine in (Reproductive Health, Orthopedics and Clinical Medicine & Surgery) or its equivalent
  • The holder must be duly registered by KMPDC (Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council) or the equivalent in the EAC countries and hold a retention certificate of the KMPDC.
  • Teaching experience and research in a medical school will be an added advantage.

PHARMACY- PHARMACOGNOSY

  • Must have a Doctorate degree in Pharmacognosy or equivalent qualification from a recognized/accredited academic institution; and be registered or registerable with the relevant professional body (where applicable)

 OR

  • Must be a holder of Masters of Pharmacognosy
  • Registration with the Pharmacy and Poisons board is an added advantage.
  • Teaching experience and research in a medical school will be an added advantage 

Duties and Responsibilities:
The responsibilities of a Lecturer are as follows:

  • Teaching and evaluation of undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Setting, moderating, administering, processing and marking examinations
  • Academic advising and mentoring undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Articulating the Vision and Mission of the University, Department and the Faculty
  • Initiating, planning and conducting research
  • Development of teaching and learning materials
  • Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students in research activities. Developing research proposals for funding
  • Participate in meetings and conferences related to research and building inter-disciplinary collaboration within and outside the department
  • Participating in preparation of Department and Faculty strategic plans
  • Organizing and supervising educational activities for undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Attending and participating in seminars, workshops, conferences etc, in relevant fields
  • Participating in administrative, academic and consultancy activities in Department and other organizations
  • Participating in planning, development, implementation and evaluation of curricula in the Department
  • Attending and participating in the Departmental meetings and other activities for effective and efficient management of the Department and Faculty
  • Performing any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated by the Head of Department, Dean of Faculty or other Chief Officer of the University in accordance with the University Statutes

To be received on or before 20th June 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Lecturer – MBChB – Ophthalmologist

Qualifications Applicants:

  • Must have an earned Ph.D. degree in the relevant area or its equivalent from a recognized academic institution.

OR

  • Must have a Master’s degree from a recognized academic institution
  • iMust have at least three (3) years of teaching or research experience at University level after obtaining a Master’s degree
  • Must have at least two (2) publications in refereed journals or one (1) book or 2 (two) book chapters in relevant areas.

OR

  • Must be a holder of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)
  • Must be a holder of Master of Medicine in (Reproductive Health, Orthopedics and Clinical Medicine & Surgery) or its equivalent
  • The holder must be duly registered by KMPDC (Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council) or the equivalent in the EAC countries and hold a retention certificate of the KMPDC.
  • Teaching experience and research in a medical school will be an added advantage.

PHARMACY- PHARMACOGNOSY

  • Must have a Doctorate degree in Pharmacognosy or equivalent qualification from a recognized/accredited academic institution; and be registered or registerable with the relevant professional body (where applicable)

 OR

  • Must be a holder of Masters of Pharmacognosy
  • Registration with the Pharmacy and Poisons board is an added advantage.
  • Teaching experience and research in a medical school will be an added advantage 

Duties and Responsibilities:
The responsibilities of a Lecturer are as follows:

  • Teaching and evaluation of undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Setting, moderating, administering, processing and marking examinations
  • Academic advising and mentoring undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Articulating the Vision and Mission of the University, Department and the Faculty
  • Initiating, planning and conducting research
  • Development of teaching and learning materials
  • Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students in research activities. Developing research proposals for funding
  • Participate in meetings and conferences related to research and building inter-disciplinary collaboration within and outside the department
  • Participating in preparation of Department and Faculty strategic plans
  • Organizing and supervising educational activities for undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Attending and participating in seminars, workshops, conferences etc, in relevant fields
  • Participating in administrative, academic and consultancy activities in Department and other organizations
  • Participating in planning, development, implementation and evaluation of curricula in the Department
  • Attending and participating in the Departmental meetings and other activities for effective and efficient management of the Department and Faculty
  • Performing any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated by the Head of Department, Dean of Faculty or other Chief Officer of the University in accordance with the University Statutes

To be received on or before 20th June 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Lecturer – Pharmacy-Pharmacognosy

Qualifications Applicants:

  • Must have an earned Ph.D. degree in the relevant area or its equivalent from a recognized academic institution.

OR

  • Must have a Master’s degree from a recognized academic institution
  • iMust have at least three (3) years of teaching or research experience at University level after obtaining a Master’s degree
  • Must have at least two (2) publications in refereed journals or one (1) book or 2 (two) book chapters in relevant areas.

OR

  • Must be a holder of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)
  • Must be a holder of Master of Medicine in (Reproductive Health, Orthopedics and Clinical Medicine & Surgery) or its equivalent
  • The holder must be duly registered by KMPDC (Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council) or the equivalent in the EAC countries and hold a retention certificate of the KMPDC.
  • Teaching experience and research in a medical school will be an added advantage.

PHARMACY- PHARMACOGNOSY

  • Must have a Doctorate degree in Pharmacognosy or equivalent qualification from a recognized/accredited academic institution; and be registered or registerable with the relevant professional body (where applicable)

 OR

  • Must be a holder of Masters of Pharmacognosy
  • Registration with the Pharmacy and Poisons board is an added advantage.
  • Teaching experience and research in a medical school will be an added advantage 

Duties and Responsibilities:
The responsibilities of a Lecturer are as follows:

  • Teaching and evaluation of undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Setting, moderating, administering, processing and marking examinations
  • Academic advising and mentoring undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Articulating the Vision and Mission of the University, Department and the Faculty
  • Initiating, planning and conducting research
  • Development of teaching and learning materials
  • Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students in research activities. Developing research proposals for funding
  • Participate in meetings and conferences related to research and building inter-disciplinary collaboration within and outside the department
  • Participating in preparation of Department and Faculty strategic plans
  • Organizing and supervising educational activities for undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Attending and participating in seminars, workshops, conferences etc, in relevant fields
  • Participating in administrative, academic and consultancy activities in Department and other organizations
  • Participating in planning, development, implementation and evaluation of curricula in the Department
  • Attending and participating in the Departmental meetings and other activities for effective and efficient management of the Department and Faculty
  • Performing any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated by the Head of Department, Dean of Faculty or other Chief Officer of the University in accordance with the University Statutes

To be received on or before 20th June 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Interested applicants should send three (3) copies of their application, accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of academic and professional certificates, National ID card or passport, and other relevant testimonials.
I) A) Three (3) hard copies of the application (Letter, CV, Certificates and Testimonials) should be sent to:
The Vice Chancellor
Kenya Methodist University
P. O. Box 267 – 60200
MERU, KENYA

And

B) Additionally, an electronic copy of the application (Letter, CV, Certificates and Testimonials) in PDF format should be sent to the stated Email Address 
II) Successful Applicants will be required to bring the following:
 Clearance certificate from;
i. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority.
ii. Compliance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board.
iii. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
iv. Credit Reference Bureau.
v. Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal Investigation Department.
vi. Letters of recommendation (in sealed envelopes) from at least three persons familiar with the applicant’s professional experience and general character one of whom must be the pastor of their local church.
All the positions above require individuals who are of high ethical standards, integrity, and professionalism. 


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