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Database Administrator I at Karatina University

Karatina University
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Organization Name: Karatina University

Job Title: Database Administrator

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: Database Administrator

KarU/HR/ADBA I/ 2021

This position is responsible for administration of the University management information system and ensure security is enhanced at all levels of the database system.

Job Description

  • Installation of database software in the server  to ensure operations of the server in the University.
  • Support end users  with varying  knowledge and  experience through training on software application of the database to equip  them with knowledge to enable them use the applications effectively.
  • Support and troubleshoot problems for end users and ensure all failed computer products and processes are identified and solved.
  • Upgrade and  maintenance of database system to enhance performance and effectiveness of the system.
  • Ensure  database  security  is   enhanced  through  assigning  privileges  and permissions to users  in  the database to ensure that access  to information is restricted and available based on prescribed rules.
  • Prepare daily reports on analysis of system log and submit them to the Director, ICT for decision making.
  • Initiate procurement process for  ICT software through provision of software specifications for required software on time to reduce procurement lead  time and facilitate efficient delivery  of ICT services.
  • Carry out other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by a senior officer

Job Requirements for Appointment

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  2. At least eleven (11) years relevant work experience.
  3. Membership registration in a relevant professional body.
  4. Master’s degree in a relevant field  from  a recognized institution and  any  other professional qualifications is an added advantage.


The   successful  candidates  will  be  offered   a  competitive  remuneration   package  in accordance with the existing Terms  and Conditions of Service.

Method of Application

Applicants must submit two (2) copies  of applications giving details of their educational and  professional qualifications, age, detailed work  experience, present post and  salary, applicant’s telephone number and  e-mail address. Enclose certified copies  of certificates and  testimonials  and   giving   names  and   addresses  of  three  (3)   referees  who   are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and area of specialization, accompanied with detailed Curriculum Vitae and a copy of the most recent pay slip.

In addition, applicants should request their referees to write directly to the undersigned, in separate sealed envelopes. Interested applicants should send  the applications to the address below,  quoting the relevant reference number, so as to be received on or before Tuesday 5th October, 2021.

The Vice Chancellor
Karatina University
P.O. Box 1957- 10101


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