21 May 2021

Assistant Office Administrator at The Kisumu National Polytechnic

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Job Description

Kisumu National Polytechnic is located on the outskirts of Kisumu City, within Kisumu County, about 3 km east of the city centre and about 342 kilometers from Nairobi, Kenyas capital city. Kisumu City stands at the centre of the Great Lakes Region and is fast emerging as a hub for the East Africa Economic Union. It is also emerging as an academic city with a range of newly established and flourishing colleges and universities.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: – taking oral dictation; word and data processing; managing e-office; ensuring security of office records; documents and equipment; maintaining an up to date filing system in the office; operating office equipment; managing office protocol; managing
office petty cash; handling telephone calls and appointments; supervising office cleanliness and undertaking any other office administrative services duties that may be assigned.

Requirements s for Appointment

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

  1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, mean grade C- (minus) with at least C (plain) in English of Kiswahili language or its equivalent qualification from a recognition institute;
  2. Diploma in Secretarial Studies from the National Examination Council (KNEC);

OR
Business Education Single and Group Certificate (BES & GC) form the Kenya National Examination Council in the following subjects: –

  1. Typewriting III (50w.p.m)/Computer Document Processing III;
  2. Shorthand II (80w.p.m);
  3. Business English II/Communications I;
  4. Office Practice II
  5. Secretarial Duties II;
  6. Commerce II;
  7. Office Management III/Office Administration and Management III;
  8. Certificate in computer application from a recognized institution; and
  9. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.


Method of Application

Each application shall be accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, Copies of Relevant Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, Testimonials, and other relevant supporting documents.

Applicants should submit five (5) hard copies of their applications which should clearly be marked “Application for the position”.

Applications should be addressed to

The Chief Principal,
The Kisumu National Polytechnic,
P.o.box 143 – 40100
Kisumu.


Email [email protected]

NOTE: The INSITUTION is an equal opportunity employer. Women, the marginalized and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date : 4th June, 2021





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