Director, Quality Assurance Job Vacancy – Makerere University Business School (MUBS)

Organisation: Makerere University Business School
(MUBS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Principal
About MUBS:
Makerere University Business School
(MUBS) is a Public tertiary Institute affiliated to Makerere University with
the mandate to provide business and management education in the country.
Job Summary: The MUBS Director, Quality Assurance
will serve as the Chief Academic and Administrative Officer of the Quality
Assurance Directorate. The incumbent will also be responsible for the
successful implementation of the Quality Assurance initiatives of the School
and managing its details.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Offer
leadership to the Quality Assurance Directorate and work closely with the
School Registrar, Deans of Faculties and Heads of Departments to manage the
assurance of academic quality and standards as well as support for quality
enhancement and related processes and activities across the School;
·        
Initiate
and produce the Strategic Plan of the Directorate.
·        
Initiate
and produce capital expenditure and annual budget for the Directorate.
·        
Initiate
quality assurance policies and recommend them to Management and Council.
·        
Manage
the development and oversee the implementation of School-wide Quality Assurance
initiatives;
·        
Initiate
and develop the Directorate Human Resource Plan.
·        
Deploy,
motivate and appraise staff in the Directorate.
·        
Devise
appropriate qualitative and quantitative measures and performance indicators
relevant to quality assurance and enhancement of internal quality assurance
procedures for the development of policies and procedures for periodic reviews
of existing programmes;
·        
Establish
and monitor quality standards and practices in the delivery of services at the
School;
·        
Actively
monitor output from the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE), the
Inter-University Council of East Africa (IUCEA) and other relevant professional
bodies and recommend and implement changes to regulations and procedures, where
necessary, to ensure compliance with the relevant requirements;
·        
Manage
the accreditation of all the School Diploma and Certificate programmes by NCHE;
·        
Intuitively
review monthly Departmental reports in line with the School Strategic Plan and
recommend appropriate lines of action to the Principal;
·        
Ensure
that the assessment of the School programmes comply with the quality assurance
standards of NCHE;
·        
Perform
any other tasks as may be assigned by the Principal/Accounting Officer.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The
ideal candidate should hold a PhD with an Honours Bachelor’s and Master’s
degree in a business programme.
·        
The
applicant must have teaching experience at a university for at least five (5)
years at the level of a Senior Lecturer and above.
·        
Prior
experience as at least a Head of an Academic Department at a University.
·        
Possess
excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
·        
Extensive
knowledge of national and international quality trends in higher education
·        
Good
working knowledge of International Standards Organizations (ISO).
·        
High
level of computer literacy, with experience in the use of relevant packages.
·        
Detailed
working knowledge of Project Management
·        
Be a
person with a high level of integrity.
Age: between 35 and 50 years.
How to Apply:
All interested and suitably qualified
persons are invited to submit three (3) copies of their application together
with the following:
·        
A
detailed and current Curriculum Vitae.
·        
Names
and addresses of three referees (1 Academic and 2 Professional) who should be
advised to send reference letters direct to the Principal, MUBS under
confidential cover, plus their postal, telephone and email addresses.
Applicants are requested to ensure that at least two (2) of the three referees
have forwarded reference letters concerning the application at the time of
submission.
·        
Certified
copies of academic transcripts and certificates. Original documents should not be
sent at this stage.
·        
Copies
of the candidate’s birth certificate and relevant Passport pages.
·        
All
applicants already in service should route their applications through their
Heads of Department.
The applications should be sealed and
marked “CONFIDENTIAL” and bearing the title of the post in the right hand
corner of the envelope must be forwarded to reach the Secretary, MUBS
Appointments Board, at the address indicated below;
The Secretary, Appointments Board
Makerere University Business School Plot M118, Old Portbell Road P.O. Box 1337
Kampala – Uganda
Electronic applications can be sent to:
schsecretary@mubs.ac.ug
NB:
All persons who applied earlier are advised NOT to re-apply.
Deadline: Friday, 15th May,
2015

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