Standard Supervisor – Uganda Christian University

Job title: Standard
Supervisor
Reports to: The Head of
Department, Mass Communication
Scale: CU7
Duration: 3 years
The Standard newspaper, a
community newspaper based at the Uganda Christian University in Mukono, is
looking for a suitably qualified candidate for the position of Standard
Supervisor.
This job requires a mature
Christian leader with a thorough knowledge and experience of reporting,
designing and editing.
Qualifications
  • Bachelors’ degree in Journalism/Mass
    Communication (at least second class upper) from a reputable university
    with at least three years of print newsroom experience.
Key Competencies
  • Ability to lead an editorial team, and
    to coach and mentor budding journalists.
  • A good understanding of the relevant
    regulatory framework for the newspaper’s operation.
  • Sound news judgement
  • Ability to use editing software,
    including Quark Xpress and Indesign.
  • Demonstrably excellent writing skills.
  • A “nose” for news.
  • Ability to set targets and enforce and
    observe deadlines
  • Ability to strategise for the overall
    growth and viability of the paper.
How to apply:
Submit a copy of your application
which should include a letter clearly demonstrating suitability for the job;
updated curriculum vitae; copies of academic and professional certificates,
transcripts; samples of writing and photographs and the names and contacts of
three referees to:
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1. Send an application letter together with updated Curriculum Vitae
and three references.
2. Attach copies of academic and professional certificates and
transcripts
To: The Human Resource Manager,
Uganda Christian University Pilkington Building P.O. Box 4, Mukono. Email: akatabaazi@ucu.ac.ug  Deadline:
5:00p.m
. Friday, 30lh March 2012 Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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