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  • Posted: Jun 1, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 19, 2023
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    The Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage was established through the Executive Order No. 2 “Organization of the Government of the Republic of Kenya dated May 2013”.It comprises of departments of Sports, Office of the Sports Registrar, Culture, Permanent Presidential Music Commission, Kenya National Archives and Documentation Services, Library...
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    Assistant Director, Kenya National Archives and Documentary Services (KNADS) - 8 Posts

    For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must have;

    • served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Principal Archivist, CSG ‘8’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
    • a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines; Information Science, (Record and Archives Management Option), Library and Information Science (Record and Archives Management Option), Science (Record and Archives Management Option) from a University recognized in Kenya. 


    • a Bachelor s degree in Social Science from a university recognized in Kenya and a Post Graduate Diploma in Records Management and Archival Studies from a recognized institution.
    • be conversant with the Public Archives and Documentation Service Act (Cap 19), Records Disposal Act (Cap 14 ) and other policy documents relating to the management of public records and archives; and 
    • demonstrated a high degree of professional competence, administrative capabilities in initiating implementing archival policies.

    Duties and responsibilities.
    Duties and responsibility for this post includes:

    • assessing the condition of records and recommending appropriate remedy;
    • coordinating training on records and archives management; 
    • coordinating biannual stocktaking of the archival materials;
    • ensuring Security of records from physical, biological, or chemical agents of destruction;
    • ensuring safe custody and maintenance of archival holding;
    • overseeing the development of records retention /disposal schedules in sector; 
    • compiling administrative history and descriptive list for records groups; 
    • developing annual archival calendar for records to be released to the public for access;
    • developing standardizing notes for guided tours;
    • ensuring periodical rotation of gallery exhibition; and
    • ensuring maintenance of microfilming, audio visual  and conversation equipment. 

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    Assistant Director - Culture- 7 Posts

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have;

    • served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Principal Culture Officer or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
    • a Bachelor degree in any of the following discipline; Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, History, Philosophy, Archeology, Creative Arts, Theatre, Arts, Music, Fine Arts, Kiswahili and Literacy Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Indigenous Languages or its equivalent  from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • shown merit outstanding professional competence and administrative ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • verifying and endorsing registration forms for cultural practitioners; from association and committees for effective service delivery disseminating cultural information to the community; 
    • initiating and participating in cultural development activities;
    • coordinating community activities to preserve and promote tangible and intangible cultural diversity; 
    • undertaking capacity building workshops, seminars, symposia, exhibitions, concert, festivals, competition and research, meeting and disbursement of cultural grants and preparing cultural groups to participate during national and international functions;
    • ensuring the development of creative cultural progranmmes and preparing periodic reports; 
    • ensuring the development of creative cultural industries;
    • recommending persons for awards and honors as national heroes and heroines 
    • identifying development partners and strengthening  linkages existing linkages with stakeholders for cultural  development  and posterity;
    • establishing and managing the community cultural center; and
    • participating in cultural cooperation protocol meeting and organizing local, region and international cultural exchange programmes.

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