Catholic University of Eastern Africa Coordinator of Research and Innovation Jobs in Kenya

Catholic University of Eastern Africa Coordinator of Research and Innovation Jobs in Kenya

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) is a chartered private international
university which enjoys a heritage of 35 solid years of offering quality education
grounded on values.

Our vision is to be a world-class university producing transformative
leaders for Church and society. Our mission is to promote excellence in research, teaching
and community service by preparing morally upright leaders based on the intellectual
tradition of the Catholic Church.

CUEA has six Faculties: Theology, Education, Law, Arts
and Social Sciences, Business and Science. Two institutes: Canon Law and Regional
Integration and Development and the Centre for Social Justice and Ethics.
We wish to recruit dynamic, qualified and result-oriented person to fill the following

17. Coordinator of Research and Innovation (1) - ACRIP/CUEA/02SHIPS

Reporting: Reports to the Director of Research, Innovation and Partnerships.

Job Description:

  • To support the Director to ensure research projects meet time, budget and quality
  • Coordinate with CUEA’s Faculties, Institutes, Centers and Campuses to create and maintain a
    comprehensive research data-base for ensuring excellent academic services and posterits;
  • To support existing, or where appropriate develop, effective communication structures,
    channels and tools to maximize the delivery of projects;
  • To ensure that funding and authorization is in place for projects and to work within agreed
  • Coordinate with CUEA’s Faculties, Institutes, Centers and Campuses to build capacity of
    postgraduate students, to publish and launch research findings, theses, dissertations and
    books for academic excellence;
  • To use project management tools, processes and procedures, to ensure that project
    decisions made are well informed and justified;
  • Coordinate professional support to one or multiple projects depending on the needs of the
    Directorate Research, Innovation and Graduate Training in agreement with the University Management;
  • To communicate eectively and develop strong professional relationships with appropriate
    staff across the University, funding bodies and other stakeholders;
  • To promote and coordinate relevant scientific research in the Faculties, Departments and
    of CUEA;
  • To encourage interdisciplinary research between the faculties, centres and the
    departments of CUEA and relevant Catholic Institutions throughout AMECEA;
  • To liaise with staff engagement in research, to monitor the research that is current and to
    assist where necessary when obstacles are encountered;
  • To organize and coordinate, with the facilitators, staff seminars, dissemination workshops
    and to prepare final research reports for publication;
  • Coordinates day-to-day operations related to the Directorate’s office, technology, and
    industrial growth efforts; documents efforts through a client-tracking database;
  • Developing proposals for research projects in liaison with the Director;
  • Works with the Director to make recommendations to Management Board and
    government officials on programs which support the development strategy for
    entrepreneurial growth;
  • To perform any other related duties as assigned by the Director of Research, Innovation
    and Partnerships or the University Management.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in relevant field of study;
  • More than five years’ administrative experience;
  • Should have evidence of administration experience; Evidence of ongoing research
    activity and dissemination of research Findings, including a reasonable record of
    publications in accredited and/or internationally-recognized journals;
  • Should be proficient in computer packages.

    The Person

  • Should be a creative and innovative team player;
  • Should possess good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Should be a person of integrity; morally upright and mature;
  • Should be able to work under minimum supervision;
  • He/she should be flexible and adaptable enough to work in a multicultural environment;
  • Should have the ability to guide and mentor students.

    Application Guidelines

    Interested applicants should send their application letter, CV, filled application form
    (available on our website:, copies of relevant certificates,
    transcripts, testimonials and three reference letters including one from the local parish to:

    Please indicate the subject as follows: Job Application – Job Reference Number
    Applications should reach the Human Resource Manager on or before 8th November 2019.
    CUEA is an equal opportunity employer.

    NB: Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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