Catholic University of Eastern Africa Director Institute For Regional Integration and Development Jobs in Kenya

Catholic University of Eastern Africa Director Institute For Regional Integration and Development 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 persons to fill the following

1. Director Institute For Regional Integration and Development (1)- Acirid/cuea/01

Reporting: Reports to the Deputy Vice Chancellor/Academic Aairs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Offer academic leadership to the Institute and hence promoting quality research,
teaching and community service programmes at the Institute;
2. Teach at least two units in an academic year as part of your workload;
3. Oversee/supervise all functions of the Institute including formulating and reviewing all
4. Monitor and evaluate strategic and development plans, realistically and in a timely
5. Initiate and implement capacity building programs geared towards equipping the
for effective/efficient integration and sustainable development;
6. Initiate continuous publicity of IRID through the media as well as through the Institute’s
networks and contacts in Regional Integration;
7. Establish continuous liaison/engagement with partners and stakeholders to identify the
research and teaching needs that IRID should meet and to ensure that IRID’s profile
continues to grow;
8. Create linkages with other research and academic institutions that will be beneficial to
9. Establish a Regional Integration Resource Centre at the Institute;
10. Monitor, evaluate and report on the performance of IRID to CUEA top management as
well as to IRID partners and stakeholders;
11. Lead the Institute in resource mobilization to ensure availability of essential
resources to
support its programmes; this could be through initiating partnerships with donors and
other supporters and partners that will benefit IRID;
12. Coordinate staff and student recruitment at the Institute; including: making
recommendations for recruitment, and overseeing human resource mentorship and
13. Organize and chair Faculty Academic and Examination Board meetings;
14. Represent the Institute in the University Management Board, Senate and other
15. Oversee budget development and implementation as the Chief Accounting Officer in
the Institute;
16. Supervise and appraise the Heads of Units/Functions, lecturers and administrative staff
within the Institute;
17. Be a link between the Institute and various professionals, other institutes/faculties,
alumni directorate and institutions;
18. Promote a conducive working environment at the Institute including spiritual and social
19. Present students for graduation;
20. Oversee timely processing of examinations as the Chief Examination Officer of the
21. Promote professional development of all staff;
22. Ensure effective implementation of performance management system in the Institute;
23. Establish and manage a network of contacts that will be of value to the Institute;
24. Promote unity, justice and peace at the Institute;
25. Promote University’s Mission, Vision and Core Values;
26. Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications, Skills And Competencies:

  • Should be a PhD holder (in Social Sciences) or equivalent;
  • Good working knowledge of Africa and Africa’s Regional Communities;
  • Should be at the level of Senior lecturer and above;
  • Must have taught for at least seven years at University level;

    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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