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 position:

Senior Placement Coordination / Career Development Officer

Job Grade: KUCCPS 5

Ref Code: KUCCPS 054/21

The job holder is responsible for supporting the Placement Coordination activities.

Key Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

(i) Analyzing and compiling data from stakeholders for criteria development;

(ii) Providing the updated criteria for placement of government-sponsored students to universities and colleges;

(iii) Validating students’ data from KNEC;

(iv) Validating data of registered eligible institutions and their programmes for placement;

(v) Validating the data base with the declared capacities for universities and colleges programmes;

(vi) Guiding of students on the application processes;

(vii) Processing of Placement of students to Universities and Colleges;

(viii) Validating the Placement of students to Universities and Colleges;

(ix) Verifying the Inter Institution Transfers applications;

(x) Reconciling placement returns from Universities and Colleges; and

(xi) Identifying stakeholders and compiling the content for engagement.

Minimum Requirements

For appointment to this grade, an officer must:

(i) Have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in relevant work in the Public Service or in the Private Sector;

(ii) Have a 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;

(iii) Have professional qualification and membership to a relevant professional body.

(iv) Be proficient in computer applications;

(v) Supervisory Course lasting not less than 4 weeks; and

(vi) Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

How to Apply

Applications MUST be submitted online through the Placement Service careers portal careers.kuccps.net.

Interested applicants are required to create a profile and attach copies of their CV, academic certificates, clearance certificates and testimonials before applying.

The application deadline is August 12, 2021 at 5.00pm.

Important Notice!

The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) wishes to advise the public that:

  • KUCCPS does not solicit money for its recruitment processes including short-listing, interviews, background and/or medical check-ups. Applicants are advised not to send money to any individual or agency purporting to act on behalf of KUCCPS in relation to this recruitment. KUCCPS will not be responsible for any loss of money or theft which may result from such fraudulent activities.
  • Applicants should beware of fraudulent online recruitment pages and social media sites.
  • Providing false, misleading or inaccurate information on the application, the resume or during an interview constitutes grounds for disqualification or termination if already hired.

If you would like to report any suspected fraudulent activity in relation to this recruitment, please send an email to integrity@kuccps.ac.ke.

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.

Providing false, misleading or inaccurate information on the application, resume or during an interview constitutes grounds for disqualification, or termination if already hired.