Dr. Opondo teaches literature courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels at Moi University. She has over fifteen years of experience as a University lecturer, examiner and researcher. She is currently the Chairperson of the Department of Literature, Linguistics, Foreign languages and Film Studies. Dr. Opondo is also a member and Secretary of Kenya Oral Literature Association (KOLA) and International Society of Oral Literatures in Africa (ISOLA) respectively. She is also a Reviewer for Tydskrif vir Letterkunde. South Africa and The Eastern Africa Literary Journal, Kenya