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Murang’a University College (M.R.U.C)
(A Constituent College of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology)
Vacancies
Murang’a University College (MRUC) was established under Universities Act 2012 Section 74. MRUC is positioning itself to develop a distinctive profile as a progressive and international university, growing its enrolment strategically.
The University College is located 1.5 km from Murang’a town, 85 km North East of Nairobi, 70 km South East of Nyeri and 50 km South West of Embu. Its location provides a serene environment conducive for learning.
The University College invites applications for the following positions:-

1. Academic Staff
Senior Lecturer
Grade 13
Ref: MRUC/1/10/15

a. School of Hospitality and Tourism
Tourism Management, Hospitality Management, Food Science & Technology
b. School of Computing and Information Technology
Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology
c. School of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering, Civil & Building Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering

Requirements;
• An earned PhD or equivalent in the relevant field from an accredited and recognized University.
• At least three (3) years of teaching experience at the University level as a Lecturer or six (6) years research/industry experience.
• A minimum of thirty two (32) publication points as a Lecturer or equivalent, of which at least twenty four (24) should be from refereed scholarly journals.
• Supervised at least three (3) post graduate students to completion as a lecturer or equivalent.
• Registered with the relevant professional body (where applicable)
Lecturer
Grade 12
Ref: MRUC/2/10/15
a. School of Business and Economics
Criminology, Procurement
b. School of Hospitality and Tourism
Tourism Management, Hospitality Management, Food Science & Technology
c. School of Pure and Applied Sciences
Pure Mathematics, Statistics
d. School of Computing and Information Technology
Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology

e. School of Engineering

Mechanical Engineering, Civil & Building Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering

Requirements
• An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant field from an accredited and recognized University; and be registered or registerable with the relevant professional body (where applicable).
OR
• A Master degree in relevant field from an accredited and recognized University ( in special cases) with at least three (3) years teaching experience at University level or in research or in industry; and a minimum of twenty four (24) publication points, of which at least sixteen (16) should be from referred journal papers; and
• Registered with the relevant professional body (where applicable).
2. Non- Teaching Staff
A. Audit Department
Senior Internal Auditor
Grade 13
Ref: MRUC/3/10/15

Requirements:
• Bachelors degree in Commerce/ Business (Accounting Option) MBA degree or equivalent with specialization in Finance or Accounts
• Holder of CPA (K) and registered with ICPAK.
• Served as internal auditor/accountant for at least four (4) years in a large institution.
• Proven knowledge and work experience in a computerized accounting system (Sage Accpac, Navision) applied in accounting.)
• Sound commercial knowledge of related industry operations and processes.
• Good understanding of IERS ad superior analytical skills.
• Must have knowledge in modern financial management techniques including working with ERPs.
• Experience in preparing audit reports addressed to senior management.
• Strong interpersonal ethics with a strong sense of integrity,
• Those with CISA.CIA will have added advantage
Internal Auditor
Grade 12
Ref: MRUC/4/10/2015
Requirements:
• Must possess bachelor in commerce (Accounting Option) plus CPA final or CPA(K)
• Must have at least five (5) years’ experience at grade 11 in Audit or Accounts departments
• Five (5) years’ experience as Senior Assistant Auditor from Private Sector.
Assistant Internal Auditor I
Grade 8
Ref: MRUC/5/10/15

Requirements:
• Must possess bachelor in commerce (Accounting Option) plus CPA final or CPA(K)
• Must have at least five (5) years’ experience at grade 7 or
• Five (5) years’ experience as Assistant Internal Auditor from Private Sector.
B. Library Department
University Librarian
Grade 15
Ref: MRUC/6/10/15
Requirements:
• PhD in Library and Information Studies or equivalent from a recognized institution and at least five (5) years’ experience in Grade 14 or comparable position in a large academic library.
• Must be a member of a relevant professional body.
• Must have evidence of two scholarly publications or a chapter in scholarly book since last promotion.
• Must be computer Literate OR have a Master Degree in Library and Information Studies or its equivalent from a recognized institution with at least seven (7) years’ experience as a Deputy Librarian in grade 14 in a large Academic Institution.
• Must have evidence of independent Research in Information Science.
Additional Requirements
In addition to the qualifications set for the positions, the applicants must further obtain clearance from the following bodies in accordance with Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution:
1. Kenya Revenue Authority
2. Higher Education Loans Board
3. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
4. Criminal Investigation Department
5. Credit Reference Bureau
How to Apply
Applicants should submit ten (10) copies of detailed curriculum vitae (with email address and telephone contacts), copies of certificates, telephone numbers & contact addresses of three (3) referees.
Please quote the respective reference number of the advert on both the application letter and envelope and send to the address given below:
The Principal Murang’a University College P. O. Box 75 – 10200 Murang’a
Murang’a University College is an equal opportunity employer.
Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
For more information and requirements for the advertised vacancies, please visit MRUC website: www.mruc.ac.ke
Applications should be submitted not later than 12th November 2015
MRUC is ISO 9001: 2008 Certified

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