KUCCPS Career Services Officers Jobs in Kenya

The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) is a State corporation established under the Universities Act, 2012 to coordinate the placement of Government – sponsored students to universities and colleges, among other functions.

The Placement Service invites applications for the following positions.

Senior Assistant Placement Coordination / Career Services Officer

KUCCPS 7

Five (5) Positions

Ref. Code KUCCPS 041/20

Reporting to the Manager, Placement Coordination / Career Services the Officer will be responsible for administration and provision of information on Placement Coordination and Career Services at the following Huduma Centres: Trans Nzoia, Narok, Isiolo, Laikipia, Kiambu – Thika Centre.

Successful applicants will be hired on a two-year contract renewable on mutual agreement and subject to meeting set performance targets.

Key Responsibilities

1. Respond to queries about the services offered by the Placement Service;

2. Assist in guiding students on the application processes;

3. Receive Inter-Institution Transfers applications;

4. Assist in collecting data of registered eligible institutions and their programmes for placement;

5. Receiving and compiling returns and the declared capacities for universities and colleges programmes;

6. Assist in sensitising students on the relationship between career paths, programmes offered in universities and colleges, and subjects undertaken in schools;

7. Assist in collecting data for research, and for designing the mechanism and work plans for the provision of career guidance and counselling services;

8. Collect feedback from stakeholders on matters of placement and career development; and

9. Undertake any such additional duties that are reasonably commensurate with the level of this post.

Minimum Requirement

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:-

1. Have attained a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields:- Education, Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Studies or Development Studies or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognised institution;

2. Be proficient in computer applications; and

3. Having experience in relevant work in the Public Service or Private Sector will be an added advantage;

4. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity. Applicants should have clearance certificates from the following bodies:

a. Kenya Revenue Authority;
b. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
c. Higher Educations Loans Board;
d. A licensed Credit Reference Bureau;
e. Directorate of Criminal Investigations

5. Applicants must indicate their home county, current county of residence and their preferred Huduma Centre. Preference will be given to applicants domiciled in the county where the preferred
Huduma Centre is situated.

Placement Coordination / Career Services Officer

KUCCPS 6

One Position

Ref. Code KUCCPS 042/20

Reporting to the Manager, Placement Coordination / Career Services the Officer will be responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of Career development programmes.

Successful applicant will be hired on pensionable terms.

Key Responsibilities

1. Collating and assisting in analysing feedback from stakeholders on matters of career development;

2. Sensitizing students on the relationship between career paths, programmes offered at universities and colleges, and subjects undertaken in schools;

3. Collecting data on the means used and areas covered during the sensitization;

4. Conducting career guidance and counseling services to teachers, parents and other stakeholders as per work plan;

5. Assist in designing the mechanism and work plans for the provision of career guidance and counseling services;

6. Analysing the specifications for use of information Communications Technology in career development.

Minimum Requirement

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:-

1. Have three (3) years’ experience in relevant work in the Public Service or Private Sector;

2. Have attained a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields:- Education, Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Studies or Development Studies or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

3. Be proficient in computer applications; and

4. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity. Applicants should have clearance certificates from the following bodies:

a. Kenya Revenue Authority;
b. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
c. Higher Educations Loans Board;
d. A licensed Credit Reference Bureau;
e. Directorate of Criminal Investigations

Application Procedure:

Applications should either be submitted through the:

1. Online Placement Service careers portal https://careers.kuccps.net by interested applicants creating their profiles, duly filling the online application form and attaching copies of their CVs, academic certificates, clearance certificates and testimonials before submitting the application.

OR

2. Email address applications@kuccps.ac.ke by interested applicants indicating the job being applied for on the subject line, submitting application letters, detailed CVs, academic certificates, clearance certificates and testimonials.

3. No hard copies will be accepted.

The application deadline is January 11th, 2021 at 5.00pm.

All interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply including those who may have previously applied or experienced challenges while attempting to apply.

The Placement Service is an equal opportunity employer.

Persons with disabilities, women and applicants from marginalised regions are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


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Updated: December 15, 2020 — 2:42 pm