• Job Opportunity at United States International University Africa (USIU)

  • Posted on: 23 November, 2016 Deadline: 9 December, 2016
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  • United States International University - Africa is located in the Kasarani area, off Thika Road in the suburb of Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi. The university is an independent, not-for-profit institution serving 6512 students representing 69 nationalities. It offers 24 degree programs from undergraduate to doctoral level, all of which are accredited in Kenya and the United States of America.

     

    Nurse - 2 positions

     

    Nurse Job Key Responsibilities

    • Treat patients and observation of vital signs.
    • Man the Medical Center reception and receive patients
    • Maintain medical records
    • Observe and monitor patients’ conditions.
    • Offer medical advice to clients
    • Assist in surgical procedures and dressing of wounds
    • Sterilize surgical equipment and packaging them
    • Referral (where necessary) of medical emergencies
    • Accompany patients to hospitals upon referral (in the ambulance)
    • General housekeeping of Medical Center – maintaining proper hygiene standards
    • Assist in preparation/pre-packaging of first aid kits,
    • Assist the clinician in administering drugs when needed
    • Assist in monthly stock take
    • Send invoices monthly and follow up payments

    Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience for the Nurse Job

    • Diploma in Nursing from an accredited medical training institution
    • Kenya Registered Nurse/Kenya Registered Community Nurse
    • Valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya
    • 3 years’ proven experience in a Level 4 Hospital
      (Preference will be given to a candidate with experience in a university setting)

    Skills

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Research, analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Proficiency in computer applications (Health Management Systems)

    Competencies

    • Familiarity with health management systems

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    Chinese Lecturer

     

    Lecturer Job Key Responsibilities

    • Teach Chinese Language & Literature at undergraduate level.
    • Support and mentor students in their career endeavors.
    • Participate in curriculum development activities to ensure that the programs are up-to-date and marketable.
    • Participate in program assessment and reviews.
    • Engage in research in one’s area of expertise.
    • Engage in service to the University, the profession and to the community.
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Lecturer Job Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience

    • A graduate or equivalent degree qualification in Chinese or related discipline (Applied Linguistics, Literature) from an accredited University;
    • At least three (3) years of teaching experience in a University or equivalent institution of higher learning;
    • At least four (4) equivalent publication points as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014;
    • Been registered by the relevant professional body (Hanban)
    • Must have completed and passed H.S.K. Level 5 (Chinese Proficiency Test)

    Competencies for the Lecturer Job

    • Excellent computer background
    • Be self-motivated and highly-disciplined
    • Good command in the subject area including lesson planning
    • Managing ambiguity and emotions
    • Managing technological change
    • Can read, write and speak Chinese fluently
    • Deep understanding of the Chinese culture

    Skills

    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent listening and mediation skills
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Excellent in Chinese calligraphy

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    Assistant Professor - Chinese

     

    Assistant Professor Job Key Responsibilities

    • Teach Chinese Language & Literature at undergraduate level.
    • Support and mentor students in their career endeavors.
    • Participate in curriculum development activities to ensure that the programs are up-to-date and marketable.
    • Participate in program assessment and reviews.
    • Engage in research in one’s area of expertise.
    • Engage in service to the University, the profession and to the community.
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Assistant Professor Job Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience 

    • A graduate or equivalent degree qualification in Chinese or related discipline (Applied Linguistics, Literature) from an accredited University;
    • At least 3 years’ teaching/research experience at the university level as a Lecturer/Research Fellow;
    • Must have published at least six (6) equivalent publication points as a Lecturer/Research Fellow as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014;
    • Supervised at least four (4) postgraduate students to completion as Lecturer/Research Fellow;
    • Been registered by the relevant professional body (Hanban)
    • Must have completed and passed H.S.K. Level 5 (Chinese Proficiency Test)

    Competencies for the Assistant Professor Job

    • Excellent computer background
    • Be self-motivated and highly-disciplined
    • Good command in the subject area including lesson planning
    • Managing ambiguity and emotions
    • Managing technological change
    • Can read, write and speak Chinese fluently
    • Deep understanding of the Chinese culture

    Skills

    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent listening and mediation skills
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Excellent in Chinese calligraphy

    Method of Application

    • If you had previously applied for any of the listed positions, please do not re-apply. If 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 address below by: 9th December, 2016
    • Administration Director United States International University – Africa P.O Box 14634-00800, Nairobi, Kenya 
    • Email: jobs@usiu.ac.ke
    • USIU-Africa is an equal opportunity employer.

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