Program Coordinator Executive Education Job Strathmore University

Program Coordinator Executive Education Job Strathmore University

Basic job summary

We are seeking a dedicated and dynamic Program Coordinator to join our team and take a lead role in organizing, developing, and executing short courses, events, and hackathons on ICTs and emerging technologies. The ideal candidate will have a passion for staying abreast of the latest trends in technology, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to create impactful learning experiences.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Program Development: Research and analyze emerging technologies to identify relevant topics for educational programs. Collaborate with subject matter experts to design and develop a comprehensive curriculum for workshops, courses, and seminars. Continuously update and refine program content to ensure alignment with industry developments.
  • Program Management: Coordinate and oversee the logistics of program execution, including scheduling, participant registration, and resource allocation. Manage communication with participants, instructors, and partners to ensure a seamless experience throughout the program. Monitor program progress, gather feedback, and make necessary adjustments to enhance program quality.
  • Instructor Management: Source and manage a pool of experienced instructors and guest speakers. Provide support and guidance to instructors, ensuring they have the resources needed for successful program delivery. Conduct regular evaluations of instructors to maintain program excellence.
  • Event Planning: Organize events such as hackathons, tech talks, webinars, panel discussions, and networking sessions to supplement educational programs. Coordinate event logistics, including venue selection, catering, marketing, and participant engagement.
  • Partnership Development: Collaborate with industry partners, local businesses, and academic institutions to identify collaboration opportunities and potential sponsorships. Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with external stakeholders to enhance program visibility and reach.
  • Marketing and Outreach: Develop marketing materials, including brochures, social media content, and newsletters collegially with the Public Relations team to promote education programs. Execute marketing strategies to attract a diverse audience of learners, from beginners to experienced professionals.
  • Data and Reporting: Collect and analyze data related to program enrollment, participant feedback, and outcomes to inform program enhancements. Prepare regular reports for management that demonstrate program impact and effectiveness.

Minimum Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Business and Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, or any other related field. Master’s degree is a plus.


  • Proven experience in program coordination, event planning, or education program management, preferably in the technology sector.

Competencies and Attributes

  • Strong understanding of emerging technologies, such as AI, blockchain, IoT, and Data Science.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage with diverse audiences.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and capable of managing multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in project management tools and platforms.
  • Experience with marketing and social media strategies for program promotion.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Passion for education and staying updated on industry trends.
  • Strong analytical skills needed to navigate financial records and identify potential issues.
  • Strong ability to handle dynamic situations.
  • Excellent technical writing skills.
  • Reliable Team player.
  • Strong time management skills
  • High level of personal integrity and ethics

How To Apply

Are you qualified for this position and interested in working with us? We would like to hear from you. Kindly send us a copy of your updated resume and letter of application (ONLY) quoting “Program Coordinator Executive Education” on the subject line to by 21st  January 2024.