Machakos Institute of Technology is looking for staff in the following areas

1. TRAINERS

 a. HAIRDRESSING AND BEAUTY THERAPY (1POST)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in hairdressing and beauty therapy (NITA grade 1)
  • 2 years teaching experience in a TVET institution
  • Registration by TVETA is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of NITA examination procedures

KEY SKILLS 

  • Highly motivated
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent research skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Expertise in a particular subject area or areas
  • Extremely good with practical’s

 b. ARCHITECTURE (1 POST)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree of architecture
  • Diploma in Technical Education (KTTC)
  • 2 years’ experience in training
  • Knowledge of KNEC examination procedures
  • Registration by TVETA is an added advantage

c. AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING (1POST)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree of automotive engineering
  • Diploma in Technical Education (KTTC)
  • 2 years’ experience in training
  • Knowledge of KNEC examination procedures
  • Registration by TVETA is an added advantage

d. CIVIL ENGINEERING (1POST)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree of civil engineering
  • Diploma in Technical Education (KTTC)
  • 2 years’ experience in training
  • Knowledge of KNEC examination procedures
  • Registration by TVETA is an added advantage

e. LAND SURVEY TUTOR (1POST)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors of science in survey
  • Teaching experience 2 years
  • Diploma in technical education from KTTC
  • Registration by TVETA is an added advantage

f. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (1POST)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree of Mechanical engineering
  • Diploma in Technical Education (KTTC)
  • 2 years’ experience in training
  • Knowledge of KNEC examination procedures
  • Registration by TVETA is an added advantage

g. CIVIL ENGINEERING (1POST)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors of science in civil engineering
  • Teaching experience 2 years
  • Diploma in technical education from KTTC
  • Registration by TVETA is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of KNEC examination procedures
  • Registration by TVETA is an added advantage

h. BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION (1 POST)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in the relevant field
  • Diploma in Technical Education (KTTC) is an added advantage
  • Registration by TVETA is an added advantage
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Knowledge of KNEC examination procedures

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES FOR TUTORS

  • Have a good knowledge and expertise in theory and practical relevant to the area of training
  • Prepare course outlines and teaching materials and deliver in at least three units
  • Prepare and update course curriculum as stipulated by the Institute and regulatory bodies
  • Use appropriate teaching, learning support and assessment methods
  • Use a range of delivery of subject techniques
  • Supervise student projects and business plans
  • Supervise students on in- training and those on attachment
  • Set, mark and assess work and examinations in both theory and practical and provide feedback to the students as per the Institutes regulations
  • Manage the delivery of individual and collaborative research projects
  • Be a responsible team member and collaborate with colleagues to respond to students’ needs
  • Be a good role model to students and mentor them
  • Handle administrative duties in admissions, time-tabling, examinations, assessment of progress and student attendance, participate in open days and student marketing activities
  • Meet deadlines in subject delivery, handling of examinations.

2. DIGITAL MARKETING OFFICER (1 POST)

Overall purpose of the job
To work with the Principal to plan, develop and implement all aspects of  MIT  digital marketing strategy to reach more people, raise more students and build stronger relationships with our audiences.

Key responsibilities and tasks include:

  • Advertising: Coordinating Pay-Per-Click advertising, online advertising, regularly reviewing and amending keywords and ad groups to optimize performance. In addition, you will maintain our presence on third party sites, keeping all messaging current.
  • Brand Guidelines: To implement brand guidelines and ensure compliance in all areas of work.
  • Content: Writing engaging content for a variety of audiences that is consistent with brand guidelines. Keeping up to date and informed about all aspects of MIT work.
  • Email Marketing: Plan and manage a regular schedule of email marketing activity, growing our subscriber base and creating engaging, relevant content including testing to optimize results.
  • Print: To coordinate the printing and production of our magazines, leaflets, educational materials and some merchandise, including writing, editorial and proofing. Organizing occasional print adverts.
  • Reporting: Monitor, report and analyze results to improve performance, using tools such as Google analytics and others, so that amendments and improvements can be made where appropriate
  • Social Media: Planning and coordinating a schedule of activity across Facebook, Twitter and YouTube and other platforms to expand our social media audience base.
  • Website: Managing our CMS; optimising SEO; ensuring content is up to date; has a consistent tone of voice; user journey is clear and performance of content is measured against clear KPI’s.
  • Other: Keeping up to date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement. Undertaking any other duties commensurate with the accountabilities of the post.

 Experience

  • Degree or Diploma in Digital Marketing
  • Experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate
  • Experience of email, AdWords and/or display advertising campaigns
  • Experience of managing and writing content for a website CMS
  • Experience of managing social media campaigns
  • Google Analytics and SEO experience
  • Knowledge of effective social media techniques
  • Knowledge of marketing principles and brand management
  • Knowledge of web design and development

3. DRIVER (1 POST)

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Driving the company vehicle(s) to designated and pre-authorized points.
  • Maintaining the vehicle’s log/schedule.
  • Ensuring the mechanical soundness of the vehicle by alerting the administrator of the due date for service.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle.
  • Maintaining and securing tools and accessories related to the vehicle (including first aid kit, fire extinguisher, life savers, spare wheels etc.)
  • Ensuring timely picking and delivery of parcels from the company offices and other assigned destinations.
  • Take clients for special site visits as requested by management.
  • Running pre-authorized errands and other logistical duties as assigned by management.

REQUIREMENTS

  • KCSE Certificate as a minimum qualification.
  • Valid driving license of at least 3 years’ accident-free driving experience.
  • Valid PSV License of at least 3 years.
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct.
  • Training in defensive driving will be an added advantage.
  • Must be polished, smart and with excellent eyesight.
  • Able to communicate effectively in English and Swahili.
  • Reliable individual with good decision making and customer service skills.
  • Must be able to provide References from previous employers.

4. MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN (1 POST)

The Maintenance Technician, will be in charge of performing ongoing facility maintenance and completing repairs on equipment

Maintenance Technician duties and responsibilities

  • Adhere to company policies and safety regulations.
  • Analyze root causes of equipment failures and propose corrective actions.
  • Applying preventative measures to the building to reduce the risk of future problems, such as using a sealant on a flat roof
  • Clean and lubricate equipment on regular basis.
  • Develop preventive maintenance procedures to avoid equipment failures.
  • Fixing machinery
  • Fixing potential safety hazards to avoid injuries
  • Heating and wiring,
  • Inspecting buildings to confirm safety standards and scheduling major repairs with the building’s inhabitants.
  • Maintain documentation of equipment maintenance and repair procedures for future reference procedures.
  • Maintain inventory control of equipment tools and parts.
  • Maintain the facility clean, safe and organized.
  • Perform regular inspections to identify and correct equipment malfunctions, repairs and replacements.
  • Performing routine maintenance around the building such as fixing structural damage, for example, window, door or wall repair
  • Plumbing
  • Propose improvements to enhance equipment performance and reliability.
  • Provide 24×7 support to troubleshoot the equipment problems.
  • Provide assistance and job trainings to workers when needed.
  • Provide assistance to assemble, test and maintain company equipment
  • Read and understand technical manuals for equipment operations and maintenances.
  • Repairing broken or leaking plumbing to avoid water damage and restore full use of water fixtures
  • Working on damaged electrical wiring when a shortage or severed wire occurs
  • Develop cost reduction initiatives by effective utilization of materials and resources.

Requirements

  • Must be a holder of O-level certificate
  • Certificate in Mechanical/Electrical/Mechatronics Engineering /ICT/Plumbing or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • 5 years working experience in a similar position
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Plumbing knowledge to address leaks, clogs or other drainage problems
  • Electrical wiring capabilities to manage problems with the building’s electricity
  • Carpentry ability to handle basic repairs around the building
  • Interpersonal skills to interact with employees or residents of the building in a pleasant manner
  • Attention to detail to ensure that all jobs are completed in an exemplary manner and any potential hazards or warning signs of problems are not overlooked
  • Physical stamina to handle a full shift of being active and working on the building

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a holder of O-level certificate
  • Certificate in Mechanical/Electrical/ICT/Plumbing or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • 5 years working experience in a similar position
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

Applications can be sent to:

The Principal,
Machakos Institute of Technology
,
P.O. Box 2069 – 90100,

Machakos, Kenya
Cell: 0722 973 271/0733 601227
Email: Email: principal@mit.ac.ke
Website: www.mit.ac.ke

Closing Date:  1/04/2022

MIT is an equal opportunity employer