Hostel Receptionist Jobs at USIU


Hostel Receptionist Jobs at USIU, Kenya

United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa) is a Higher Learning Institution based in Nairobi, Kenya. USIU-Africa is accredited by both the American Government through the WASC Senior Colleges and Universities Commission, and the Kenya Government through the Commission for University Education.

In line with USIU – Africa’s commitment to providing quality, affordable education through world-class service delivery platforms, USIU-Africa is seeking to recruit suitable candidates for the following positions.

Hostel Receptionist Job Key Responsibilities in Kenya

  • Maintain security issues in the hostels for control purposes while within the hostel environment;
  • Perform front office activities for control of visitors and students;
  • Receive and direct telephone calls and messages for residents;
  • Carry out custodian duties to ensure room keys are well maintained;
  • Carry out inspection on drugs and alcohol abuse to avoid trafficking in the hostels;
  • Maintain records and make reports for reference;
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned;

Minimum Educational Qualifications & Professional Experience for Hostel Receptionist Jobs in Kenya

  • Diploma in Front Office Management
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education: Grade C+ or higher
  • 2 years’ experience as a Front Office Officer


  • High levels of integrity
  • Service Orientation
  • Active Listening
  • People Focus
  • Time Management


  • Basic Computer skills
  • Basic security skills
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Inter-personal Skills
  • Decision Making skills

If you had previously applied for any of the listed positions, please do not re-apply. Incumbents will be expected to continue upgrading their knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes and trends in higher education.

How to Apply

Should you have the requisite qualifications and experience and want to work as a team member in a modern and progressive institution where you can make a difference, please apply. Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the following address by Tuesday, March 15, 2016. Head of Human Resources, United States International University – Africa P.O Box 14634-00800, Nairobi, Kenya Email: [email protected] or [email protected]