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Job Title
DIRECTOR, PLACEMENT COORDINATION & CAREER SERVICES, KUCCPS 2
ReferenceNo
Ref. Code KUCCPS 043/20
Job Grade
II
Report To
CEO
Job Purpose
Responsible to the CEO for the overall management and administration of the Placement Coordination and Career Development Directorate.
Job Responsibilities
Key Responsibilities 1. Coordinating the development of policies and procedures; 2. Coordinating, reviewing and updating criteria for placement of government sponsored students; 3. Coordinating provision of the updated criteria for placement of government sponsored students to universities and colleges; 4. Coordinating the maintenance of an updated data base with students’ data from KNEC; 5. Coordinating registration of eligible institutions and their programmes for placement; 6. Coordinating the receipt, validation and updating of the declared capacities for universities and colleges programmes; 7. Coordinating theguidance of students on application processes; 8. Coordinating the receiving of data on students’ application to universities and colleges; 9. Coordinating the Processing of Placement of students to Universities and Colleges; 10. Coordinating the processing of Inter Institution Transfers; 11. Coordinating the maintenance an updated database of placement returns from Universities and Colleges; 12. Coordinating the provision of a platform for stakeholder engagement and consultations on matters of placement; 13. Coordinating development of policies and procedures; 14. Coordinating development, reviewing and updating of programmes for career development; 15. Coordinating the implementation of approved policies, strategies and programmes for career development; 16. Coordinating sensitization of students on the relationship between career paths, programmes offered at universities and colleges, and subjects undertaken in schools; 17. Coordinating the provision of career guidance and counseling services to teachers, parents and other stakeholders; and 18. Coordinating the development of specifications for use of information Communications Technology in career development.
Minimum Job Qualification
For appointment to this position, a candidate must: 1. Have a minimum period twelve (12) years relevant work experience and at least five (5) years in a management position in the Public Service or in the Private Sector; 2. 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; 3. Have a Master’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; 4. Have professional qualification and membership to a relevant professional body; 5. Leadership Course lasting not less than 4 weeks from a recognized institution; and 6. 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
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Disclaimer
The Placement Service is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities, women andcandidates from marginalised regions are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit their applications together with their updated Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic and professional certificates.

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