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Council Affairs Officer – Grade 12 (1 Position) REF: AD/02/06/16

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Maseno University invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the positions listed below:

Applicants must be holders of a Masters Degree in Social Sciences, Public Administration or other Management areas from a recognized University plus CPS (K) with at least five years experience at the level of Senior Administrative Assistant II Grade 10 in a University setting or an Institution of higher learning. In addition, the applicant must be conversant with modern trends and therefore must have a strong background in Information Technology. Those with Masters Degree in training will also be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities
•    Provide guidance to the Board on their duties and responsibilities and on matters of governance
•    Assist the Board in carrying out the following:
i.    Board induction and training
ii.    Updating the Board and Committee   Charters
iii.    Preparing Board work plans
iv.    Conducting Board evaluation
v.    Carrying out governance audit
vi.    Implementing Code of Conduct and Ethics
vii.    Ensuring the timely preparation and circulation of Board and Committee papers
viii.    Ensuring timely circulation of Board and Committee minutes
ix.    Be custodian of the seal of the organization and account to the Bard for its use
x.    Maintain and update the register of conflicts of interest
xi.    Ensuring that the Board members are aware of all relevant laws affecting the organization
xii.    Facilitate effective communication between the organization and the shareholders
xiii.    Ensuring that annual returns are promptly filed with the relevant authorities and
xiv.    Except in exceptional circumstances, ensures that the Board and Committee papers are circulated in advance of any meeting.

Maseno University is an equal opportunity employer and marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.
Applications should be sent to the address below by 19th July, 2016. The reference number should be clearly indicated on the application letter and envelope.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

The Deputy Vice Chancellor, Administration, Finance and Development
Maseno University
P.O. Box 333 - 40105