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Excellent Career Opportunities

Mount Kenya University is one of the leading universities in Kenya. The University has grown in size and stature to become a fully-fledged university in 2011 when it was awarded a charter by the Commission for University Education (formerly CHE) in Kenya. It is also a member of Inter- University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) and Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and ISO 9001:2008 Certified.

MKU is currently implementing five (5) years strategic plan 2015-19 and some of its strategic options is to be a center of excellence in health sciences and market leadership in application of information technology in all areas of its business management and operations such as Human resource, Finance Management,Customer care, e-learning among others.

In the recent past MKU has scooped top awards in Information Technology in its education management and intends to continue with this line of excellence. To build on this culture the university is seeking to fill the following vacant positions with persons with the capabilities to join its senior management team.

August 2017 career opportunities

The University is currently seeking to recruit competent and dedicated applicants to fill in the following positions;

  1. Academic staff  (Professors, Associate Professors, Senior Lecturers, Lecturers and Tutorial Fellows.)
  2. Principal Finance Officer.
  3. Principal Corporate Services.
  4. Principal Open Distance & Electronic Learning (ODEL)
  5. Principal Laboratory Technologist
  6. Director Human Resources
  7. Director, Information Communication Technology
  8. Director, Security Services
  9. Procurement Officer
  10. Campus Registrar, Finance, Administration & Marketing
  11. Biomedical Engineer
  12. Customer Service Officers
  13. Invigilators


Applicants are required to submit  applications giving details of the educational and professional qualifications, age, detailed work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address,  a detailed curriculum vitae including three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and area of specialization.


  1. Interested applicants should send the applications to the undersigned, quoting the reference number for the job applied for so as to be received on or before 12th September, 2017.
  2. Electronic application can be sent in PDF format by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
  3. Terms of service are provided for as per Mount Kenya University scheme of service
  4. Mount Kenya University is an equal opportunity employer.
  5. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be addressed to;

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, Planning and Institutional Advancement,

Mount Kenya University,

Main Campus, Thika,

General Kago Road,

Thika, Kenya.

View Previous Job Opportunities Please note that applications for this positions are all closed
  1. June 2017 Career Opportunities
  2. April 2017 job openings
  3. March 2016 job openings
  4. Part-time teaching / Associate faculty (Jan 2016)
  5. Academic Staff Job advertisement
  6. Administrative Staff Job advertisement
  7. Graduate Trainee Programme (GTP)
  8. School of Law opportunities