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Internship Career Opportunities and Academic Programme Coordinator in Kenya

CORAT AFRICA is a Pan African Christian Organization based in Nairobi.

It is involved in provision of Leadership Development, Management Training, Research and Consultancy services to Churches and Church related organizations in Africa.

CORAT Africa seeks to recruit highly motivated and vibrant persons fill the following vacancies:

1. Academic Programme Coordinator

Job Purpose:
 To coordinate academic programs at CORAT Africa

Principal Responsibilities

Staff Supervision and Support

  • Plan, coordinate and manage implementation of academic programs
  • Supervise training and other staff working directly under the programs
  • Support and oversee completion of tasks related to the programs
  • Evaluate performance of staff under the programs
  • Manage and update database of trainers/academic staff to be used in the programs
  • Participate in the administration of the department’s programs of study and other activities
Marketing/Outreach
  • Market the academic programs
  • Respond to training inquiries relating to the academic programs
  • Coordinate recruitment and admission of students
  • Coordinate the production of promotional materials for the programs
Program Development & Management
  • Liaise with the HOD, and coordinate, on matters related to student admissions, setting & moderation of examinations, marking & presentation of results, recruitment of trainers for the program and approval of graduating students
  • Develop training packages and resource materials
  • Review the program as required in consultation with the HOD
  • Liaise with HR to recruit Lecturers
  • Monitor and evaluate the academic programs
  • Allocate teaching units to both permanent and part time training staff
  • Manage and attend to issues as they arise with trainers and students
  • Support, debrief and offer feedback to trainers and trainees as needed
  • Coordinate the supervision of students in their research and project work
  • Ensure quality control of all academic programs
  • Maintain data base for students and trainers
  • Prepare the necessary programs reports
Other responsibilities
  • Attend to management meetings
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by Executive Director Learning and Capacity Development or the Managing Director
Desired Qualifications
  • A holder of a B. Ed and Masters degree in social sciences, development studies or any other related field with at least three years relevant experience curriculum development, working as training coordinator, trainer or as a lecturer in a reputable educational institution.
Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent training/facilitation skills using modern learning concepts & aids
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills
  • Excellent time management and delegation skills
  • Excellent problem solving and stress management skills
  • Knowledge of MS Project and other relevant project planning & management tools
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule including some weekend and evening work
  • Knowledge of planning, monitoring and evaluation skills
  • ICT skills
Internship

We are inviting applications for interns.
 

The interns should have training upto Masters level in, Marketing, communication, research, and Human Resource. The internship will run for a minimum of 6 months and Maximum of one year.

If your background, experience and competencies match the above specifications please send a
 detailed CV, indicating, telephone contact, address, email and names of three referees, one of whom must be a church leader / priest / pastor, current and expected salary. 

The application should reach the undersigned not later than 5th January 2012.
 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Managing Director
CORAT Africa, P.O. Box 42493 – 00100
Nairobi, Kenya

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