Vacancies Announcement

 

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.

 Interested and qualified persons are requested to apply to the: -

 

The Principal/CEO,

Bukura Agricultural College,

P.O Box 23-50105

BUKURA

Please Note:

  1. Applicants should attach certificates, Curriculum Vitae and cover letter quoting the position and the reference Number on the envelope. It is an offence to give incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
  2. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  3. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  4. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and Clearance certificates during interviews.
  5. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
  6. Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
  7. Bukura Agricultural College is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities.

THEREFORE, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

 Applications should reach the College on or before 29th May, 2020 latest 5.00 pm

(East African Time)

  

LECTURER - TWO (2) POST        V/NO.5/2020

Salary Scale:   Ksh.57,120 - Ksh.76,830 p.m.          BAC ‘6’

Terms of Service:    Permanent & Pensionable 

  1. Department of Crop Science – 1 lecturer
  2. Department of Agricultural Extension and Community Development – 1 lecturer

Requirements for Appointment: -

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have; -

  1. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Agriculture and Biotechnology, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  2. Experience in Tissue Culture or Biotechnology Laboratory, for those appointed to the Department of Agronomy, will be an added advantage;
  3. Membership to a professional body (where applicable);
  4. Proficiency in computer applications; and
  5. Meets the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Duties and Responsibilities: -

  1. Prepare teaching content and conduct lectures to students to impart skills and knowledge necessary for job market, self-employment and generate income to the college
  2. Prepare training materials and schemes of work for trainees to ensure the facilitation of effective and efficient training
  3. Design and deliver specialized training programmes for students and farmers to enhance community development, corporate social responsibility and to generate income for the college
  4. Carry out research under the guidance of a senior lecturer for generation of new knowledge for the college, the community and self-career development
  5. Supervise students research projects to assess their ability to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in the course of training
  6. Conduct seminars and workshops to the community and students to disseminate knowledge and skills and generate income to the college
  7. Supervise practical demonstrations and assessing performance of the instructors and technologists for effective and progressive training
  8. Assess performance of students by setting and administering examinations to determine concept understanding and allow for progression of the student to the next academic level
  9. Mark and award of grades to students for purpose of evaluation leading to final awarding of academic certificates.
  10. Participate in production of educational materials for students’ self-acquisition of knowledge as per the requirements of the curriculum
  11. Guide and counsel students in academics and social welfare to build the academic excellence and good character development of the students.