Ruhengeri Institute of Higher Education (INES-Ruhengeri) is calling for applications for the following vacant position:


  • Available position: One (1)
  • Supervising Organ: The Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Administration and Finance of INES-Ruhengeri
  • Duration: Two (2) years renewable upon the performance

Key roles and responsibilities

  • Ensuring security for international staff and students working closely with the Office of International Affairs;
  • Ensuring student’s safety and the safety of their property, especially in INES-Ruhengeri’s hostels and, in houses rented by INES-Ruhengeri’s students in the surroundings;
  • Examining doors, windows, and gates to ensure security; using the Institute keys to open and close buildings; monitoring closed buildings for unauthorized persons and/or suspicious activities;
  • Gathering information, conducting the investigation, and reporting to competent organs and/or authorities about cases of indiscipline and misbehavior involving the INES-Ruhengeri community;
  • Gathering timely and proper information on securities issues involving the INES-Ruhengeri community e., staff and students;
  • Informing and warning violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles, security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and emergencies; contacting emergency responders, such as police, firefighters, and/or ambulance personnel, as required;
  • Monitoring the effective implementation of MoUs or agreements between INES-Ruhengeri and security companies;
  • Performing miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned, and producing regular reports related to his/her work;
  • Performing periodic checks of emergency call boxes and/or street lights to ensure proper functioning; reports malfunctions as required;
  • Proposing and advising on strategies and their implementation measures to ensure maintainable security within the campus and its surroundings (security checks, patrols in and around the campus, );
  • Providing escort services for visitors, students, staff, and faculty, as necessary; providing other public assistance, such as lockout services, jump-starts, and routine information;
  • Providing safe and efficient transportation to INES-Ruhengeri employees and/or visitors, as requested, using an institutional vehicle, when necessary;
  • Remaining alert for the presence of unauthorized persons and/or security code violators; approaches suspicious persons and/or notifies police as appropriate, and confronting and/or detaining violators, as required, until police arrive; and
  • Working closely with the ICT Department in monitoring the CCTV camera, and visitors’ books;
  • Working closely with local administrative authorities (villages, cells, sectors, RNP, ), in matters related to security issues involving the INES-Ruhengeri community, day and night and;
  • Participating in community services activities.

Qualifications and Experiences

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any scientific discipline;
  • Having served in the security organs as senior staff with good records and achievements is an advantage; and
  • Displaying and providing unblemished criminal records.

Skills and Competences

  • Ability to establish effective relationships with staff and students; ability to complete routine paperwork, and to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures;
  • Fluency in both English and French;
  • Having moderate physical activity requiring handling average-weight objects and standing or walking for extended periods;
  • Knowledge of public security codes, laws, policies, and regulations;
  • Outstanding communication skills; reflective and critical thinking approach, strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and customer service orientation;
  • Proven experience in leadership, and team management;
  • Readiness to work in environments involving moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises; and
  • Readiness to work in environments involving some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

Note: Local and international candidates are welcome, with priority for females.

How to apply

Detailed Curriculum Vitae with proof of required working experience, certified copies of the degrees, a copy of national identity card or passport, certificates, and any other useful documents with an Application Letter addressed to the Vice-Chancellor of INES-Ruhengeri should be submitted electronically, in one (1) single pdf file via with a copy to or physically via the Central Secretariat of INES-Ruhengeri not later than October‎ ‎12, 2022, at 00:00 AM. From October 17, 2022, candidates will be able to visit the institution’s website ( to find out which candidates have been selected for the interview or practical exams.

Done at Musanze, on September 12, 2022.

Fr. Dr. BARIBESHYA Jean Bosco


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