Sep 16, 2016
Temporary Vacant Position: ICT Assistant
RTI is an independent organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition.
With a worldwide staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and a full spectrum of multidisciplinary services.
Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as a centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park.
RTI anticipates staffing the following expertise in short term job position for donor funded Tusome Early Grade Reading and Tayari Early Childhood Development and Education Project.
Tusome is focused on curriculum support, teacher training and teaching material development to improve the quality of early grade instruction in formal and non-formal schools through a reading intervention.
Tayari is a Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and RTI literacy program funded by Children Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF).
The project is focused on improving quality of Early Childhood Development (ECD) systems and instructions.
It seeks to develop cost-effective, scalable models of Early Childhood Education (ECE) that ensures pre-primary aged children are mentally, physically, socially and emotionally ready to start, and succeed, in primary school
Temporary ICT Assistant (I.T Assistant Temp for 3 months) - Eldoret
The ICT Assistant will be responsible for first level support and deployment management for all end users in the assigned region across several counties.
S/he will keep on top of new operating system (Android) releases, test mobile applications with new devices review crash reports from mobile applications.
The ICT Assistant will play a key role in RTI strategic education initiatives and must thrive under tight deadlines.
S/he will develop and execute automated/manual test procedures, train the education officers’ in-charge of the programmes at the county level on how to use the android applications.
S/he will also serve as the focal point of contact in the region and will be responsible for ICT related communications.
S/he ensures that all software and hardware deployments are managed according to RTI policies, USAID regulations, standard operating procedures and good business practices. S/he will support hardware (laptops, routers, switches) and network users in use in Eldoret office.
Required qualifications and experience:
- A minimum of Diploma in Information technology or related field with a minimum of three (3) years of technical support experience.
- S/he will possess a record of successful large scale software and hardware installations with a wide range of hardware including tablets and mobile phones.
- The suitable candidate will need to demonstrate experience of android operating system releases, experience in applications testing and executing automate/manual test procedures.
- Ability to train adults on how to use applications deployed.
- Good communication skills and familiarity with mobile tools (e.g. XCode, Android Debugger ADB).
To apply, please email cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by 26th September, 2016.
Applicants must include POSITION and REGION in the subject line of the email.
Please do not attach copies of certificates.
We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
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