Webmaster at Karatina University – May 2024


Basic Salary for this position is between Kshs.50,223/= by Kshs.1,963/= to Kshs.71,820/=

Job Description for Webmaster

  • Design, develop, maintain and manage the university’s website and content of the university and ensure it is attractive and clearly understood to deliver correct information about the university.
  • Enhance maintenance and security of the organization’s website through control, regulate and manage access rights of different users on website.
  • Ensure the web servers, hardware and software are operating accurately
  • Creates and maintains content on the website, adhering to brand and university guidelines.
  • Troubleshoots website issues and implements solutions.
  • Monitor, Analyze and report website traffic through analytics and user behavior for optimization.
  • Collaborates with instructional designers and developers to integrate learning materials.
  • Create and maintain a consistent look and feel across the Web site by promoting uniform fonts, formatting, icons, images, and layout, and creating appropriate templates to assist content authors.
  • Find, diagnose, and fix Web site problems, including broken links (both internal and external), typographical errors, and formatting inconsistencies.
  • Carry out other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by a senior officer
  • Stays updated on the latest web development trends and technologies.

Job Requirements for Appointment

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (preferred).
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in web development and administration.
  • Strong understanding of web technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and CMS platforms. Proficient in content management systems (e.g., WordPress, Drupal, Joomla).
  • Proven track record and knowledge in graphic design.
  • Experience with cloud platforms, website analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics), linux administration.
  • Certification in any of the following areas Cyber Security, Web Security vulnerability assessments, penetration testing and mitigation measures will be an added advantage.
  • Any other professional qualifications will be an added advantage.

Submit Your Application

All applicants are required to submit their applications online through the jobs portal link (https://jobs.karu.ac.ke) available on the University website (under the careers section). In addition, applicants MUST submit a continuously scanned copy of the application via email ([email protected]) with the subject clearly stating the job title and the reference number (e.g. Lecturer – Linguistics (KarU/HR/LEC/2024). The application should contain a detailed curriculum vitae indicating academic qualifications, professional experience, leadership and management roles, membership of professional associations, email address and telephone contacts, evidence of publications and research grants, copies of academic certificates and other relevant documents.

Interested applicants should submit their applications and address their correspondences to the undersigned so as to be received on or before Monday 27th May, 2024.


The Vice Chancellor

Karatina University

P.O. Box 1957- 10101



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Interested and qualified? Go to Karatina University on jobs.karu.ac.ke to apply