United States International University (USIU) in Nairobi, Kenya, is seeking a skilled and experienced Office Administrator to join their team.
The role offers the opportunity to work closely with the Dean of the Chandaria School of Business (CSoB) and provide essential administrative support for the office.
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As the Office Administrator, the chosen candidate will serve as the primary point of contact for internal and external stakeholders of the University.
Their core responsibility involves handling day-to-day administrative support functions for the Dean of the Chandaria School of Business. This role plays a vital part in ensuring the efficient operation of the CSoB office.
Educational/Professional Qualifications and Experience
To be considered for this role, candidates must meet the following qualifications:
- A Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies from a recognized institution.
- Proficiency in computer applications to efficiently handle administrative tasks.
- Demonstrated leadership skills to effectively manage responsibilities.
- A minimum of 3 years of relevant administrative work experience.
- Previous experience working in an academic or research office will be an added advantage.
Personal Attributes and Competencies
The successful Office Administrator should possess the following personal attributes and competencies:
- Strong problem-solving skills to identify and resolve issues promptly.
- Excellent interpersonal skills to foster positive relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.
- Effective written and verbal communication abilities to convey information clearly.
- Resourceful data interpretation and analysis skills to present numerical data effectively.
- Efficient time management skills to prioritize and plan work activities.
- Organizational accuracy and thoroughness to maintain high-quality work standards.
- Dependability and the ability to follow instructions diligently.
- Upholding high ethical standards in all aspects of work.
- Willingness to seek and implement management feedback for continuous improvement.
How To Apply
If you meet the specified qualifications and aspire to contribute as a team member in a modern, progressive, international, and multicultural institution like USIU, please follow the application guidelines below:
- Submit a cover letter and a current CV.
- Include certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts.
- Provide names and addresses of three referees.
- Share details of your current salary and benefits.
- Mention your telephone and email contacts.
All applications should reach the Director of Administration at United States International University – Africa by 5.00 pm on Friday, August 18, 2023. The address for application submission is:
United States International University – Africa,
P. O. Box 14634-00800,
USIU-Africa is an equal opportunity employer, encouraging individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for this Office Administrator position. If you are ready to make a difference in an innovative and vibrant academic environment, we look forward to receiving your application.