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    Great Lakes University of Kisumu (GLUK) is a fully chartered private university with its main campus located within Kisumu environs. The University wishes to recruit qualified and dedicated persons for the following vacant positions:

     

    1. LIBRARY ASSISTANT

    Key Responsibilities

    • Performs circulation functions such as check-out and check-in of library materials and library user registrations
    • Performs simple maintenance and repair on library equipment
    • Assist library users with the use of library equipment
    • Organization of library stock (shelving and shelf reading0 to facilitate identification and retrieval of information resources
    • Perform any other duties as assigned by the university librarian

    Education and Qualifications

    • Diploma in library and information studies from accredited college/institution
    • Communication skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Must be computer literate
    • Ability to work under minimum supervision

    2. SENIOR LIBRARY ASSISTANT

    Key Responsibilities

    • Charging and discharging library information resources to users for various information needs
    • Provision of quick reference and information services to users for effective use of library materials
    • Organization of library stock (shelving and shelf-reading)
    • Acting as liaison between the library and other departments
    • Ability to catalogue an classify library materials
    • Perform any other duties  as assigned by the university librarian
    • Have knowledge on how to acquire and use e-resources

    Education and Qualifications

    • A bachelor degree in library
    • At least 3years experience in a busy academic library
    • Good working knowledge of library management systems
    • Be a member of a professional body
    • Computer literate

    If you have the requisite qualifications, experience and desire to work as a team member in a progressive institution, please apply. Interested applicants must provide current CVs, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, to reach the university NOT LATER than by 5th of July 2015. Send your applications to the contacts below:



    THE HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICE

    Great Lakes University of Kisumu
    P.O BOX 2224-40100, Kisumu- Kenya.

     

     

    3. POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW – RESEARCH IN WASH

    Great Lakes University of Kisumu is seeking for a full-time one-year postdoctoral research fellows.

    RESEARCH

    Responsibilities

    • Coordinate research activities in WASH and other research opportunities that might arise;
    • Assist in the development of new WASH research proposals;
    • Support in preparation of manuscripts for publication;
    • Provide administrative assistance for WASH workshops, arranging logistics as required for the project;
    • Help prepare quarterly reports on the management activities of the SHARE/GLUK project;
    • Ensure that financial reports are provided with the reporting package, as appropriate.

    CAPACITY BUILDING

    Responsibilities

    • Coordinate the capacity building activities for the WASH project
    • Organize and manage the MSc and PhD scholarship calls for the WASH project
    • Provide support to GLUK students working in WASH research

    Requirements

    1. Ph.D. in Environmental Health, Biomedical Science, Biostatistics or Epidemiology.
    2. Strong research skills (both quantitative and qualitative methods, preferred).
    3. Record of publication (including abilities to conceptualize and collaborate)

    The review process will begin July 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, please send the following items electronically to Jane Mumma at j.mumma@gluk.ac.ke.

    1. Letter of interest describing experience and research goals
    2. Curriculum vitae
    3. Sample of scholarly work (publications or professional writing sample)
    4. Contact information for three professional references.

     

    GREAT LAKES UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER!!!!

     

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BMC Health Services Research Journal article publications from GLUK

A quasi-experimental assessment of the effectiveness of the Community Health Strategy on health outcomes in Kenya
Rose Olayo, Charles Wafula, Evalyne Aseyo, Constantine Loum, Dan Kaseje BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14(Suppl 1):S3 (12 May 2014)

Perceptions of health stakeholders on task shifting and motivation of community health workers in different socio demographic contexts in Kenya (nomadic, peri-urban and rural agrarian)
Beverly Ochieng, Edith Akunja, Nancy Edwards, Diana Mombo, Leah Marende, Dan CO Kaseje BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14(Suppl 1):S4 (12 May 2014)

Validity and reliability of data collected by community health workers in rural and peri-urban contexts in Kenya
Careena Otieno-Odawa, Dan Kaseje BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14(Suppl 1):S5 (12 May 2014)

Memo to all registered GLUK students

OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Date: 19TH  July 2012

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Ugandan President compliments GLUK’s name and Courses

Image 1His Exellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda publicly acknowledged his admiration for the name Great Lakes University of Kisumu.  While addressing guests during the launch of the GLUK Educational Trust Fund, the Ugandan head of state repeatedly lauded GLUK's vision of choosing a name that envisioned a united and more focused Great Lakes region.  President Museveni also commended GLUK on offering an academic course on agribusiness, elucidating that making money out of agriculture was a key factor in driving poverty out of the great lakes region. The Great Lakes region in Africa consists of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, DRC, Rwanda, and Burundi.

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