Administrator – Innovation Centre

Date Posted: Aug. 16, 2021, 4:56 p.m.

Job Description

Job Ref. ZU/10/25/140

Reporting to the IT Manager, the position holder will, among other duties be responsible for:


Undertaking a broad variety of administrative tasks including managing the calendar of activities of the Innovation Centre;

Serving as a contact for all clients, internal and external facing, ensuring needs are addressed in a timely and professional manner;

Helping users on how to use various pieces of technology in the Innovation centre;

Manage innovation incubatee lifecycle activities from onboarding to exit;

Maintaining documentation of projects carried out by the Centre;

Identifying innovation partners to work within the region and also create liaison links with key players in the Kenya innovation system;

Making the innovation hub to become an income generating unit;

Checking for potential opportunities where the University can be involved in innovation;

Preparing, developing, organizing and safely keeping documentation related to proposals for internal or external funding;

Checking for potential innovative competition opportunities for the University students to participate in and assist them to successfully participate.

Coordinating flow of information from the Innovation Center to other Departments in the University and assist in marketing the Innovation Center to all University stakeholders.

Ensuring all the communication channels are updated as required including the Innovation Website Portal


Minimum Qualifications:

At least a Bachelor’s Degree in IT or Business from a recognized university;

Not less than three (3) years relevant experience.


How To Apply

Interested applicants to send their application letters and updated CVs via the email address -[email protected] quoting the job reference number e.g (Job Ref. ZU/10/25/107) as the subject, indicating the current and expected salary.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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