Information Officer / Archivist Jobs – UBOS

Organization: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Information Officer /Information
Job Ref: UBOS/HRM-CPR/2015/07
About US:
The Uganda Bureau of Statistics
(UBOS) is a semi-autonomous body established by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics
Act, 1998, to promote the production of reliable official statistics and ensure
the development and maintenance of the National Statistical System (NSS). The
mandate of the Bureau is the production, coordination and dissemination of
official statistics.
Key Duties and
  • The
    incumbent will be tasked to assemble, catalogue, preserve and manage
    valuable collections of historical information;
  • In
    charge of the development as well as implementation of the Information and
    Archives Strategy and policies in line with the Communication Policy and
  • Evaluate,
    select, retrieve and arrange archive materials;
  • Store
    and preserve perishable documents;
  • Ensure
    that the archives accessible to a wide range of users;
  • In
    charge of the development and maintenance an archives database of all UBOS
    information and information related materials, including Questionnaires,
    Training Manuals and Reports;
  • Establish
    and maintain a multi-media archive system for all UBOS Information Records
    and Documentation;
  • Develop
    and implement a programme for the regular display and exhibition of UBOS
    archive products;
  • Quickly
    respond to archival requests;
  • Negotiate
    the acquisition of new archival collections;
  • Mentor
    and supervise subordinate staff;
  • Actively
    participate in other UBOS projects and programmes as may be required from
    time to time;
  • Actively
    promote the significance and increase staff and public awareness of the
    archives; and
  • Perform
    any other related programmes as may be required from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    Information Officer / Archivist should hold a Bachelor’s degree with
    honours in Records and Archives Management or Library and Information
  • A
    minimum of three years’ experience in the operation of Archives Services,
    Library Services or Information Management with interest in statistical
  • Computer
    literacy skills a requirement
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications indicating applicant’s
postal address, Email contact, three referees with their contact addresses and
telephone contacts as well as copies academic transcripts, certificates and an
updated CV. The application should clearly indicate the relevant job title
(position applied for) and reference number.
Address / Send complete
applications to:
The Deputy Executive Director
– Corporate Services
Uganda Bureau of Statistics
Plot 9, Colville Street
P.O Box 7186,
Kampala. Uganda.
E-mail to: [email protected]
NB: Only shortlisted candidates shall be
contacted and any sort of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline: Friday, 3rd
July, 2015

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