Academic Registrar Career Job at Makerere University Kampala (MUK)

Job Title:      Academic Registrar
Organization: Makerere University Kampala
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Vice
Chancellor
About MUK:
Makerere University is the
oldest and premier University in Uganda which strives to becoming the leading
institution for academic excellence and innovations in Africa.
Job Summary: The Academic
Registrar will support the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs) in
the administration and organization of all academic matters including
Administration, Undergraduate studies, Postgraduate studies, Examinations,
Research and Publications.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Offer
    Leadership and overall Management of the Academic Registrar’s Department
  • Oversee
    all Academic matters, Admissions, Registration of Undergraduate and
    Graduate Students
  • Manage
    the maintenance and development of the student records system. This
    involves overseeing the implementation and development of technical and
    operational systems for managing student enrolment, matriculation,
    registration, assessment, progress and graduation
  • Ensure
    provision of relevant, accurate and detailed student data, to support a
    wide variety of academic and administrative processes, including
    monitoring procedures, internal and external reporting requirements
  • The
    incumbent will be responsible for coordination and management of all
    University Examination Processes, Research, Graduate Studies, Regulations,
    Syllabi and Staff Development
  • The
    Academic Registrar will serve as the Secretary to the Senate and its
    Committees
  • In
    charge of the production of Academic Transcripts and Certificates
  • Ensure
    proper management of academic programmes
  • Ensure
    that Academic Ceremonies such as Graduation are successfully organized
  • Responsible
    for the Financial Management of the Academic Registrar’s Department
  • Responsible
    for the timely handling of election of Deans / Directors / Heads of
    Academic Departments
  • The
    Academic Registrar is responsible for collaborative linkages with
    institutions and organizations whose mandate relates to University
    Education
  • Serves
    as the Secretary to the University Convocation (Association of Staff and
    the University Alumni)
  • Perform
    any other related duties that may be assigned by the Vice Chancellor
    and/or Deputy Vice-Chancellor as and when deemed necessary
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • All
    applicants for the Academic Registrar must be Uganda citizens who possess
    an Honours Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized Institution and a Master
    Degree or an equivalent professional qualification from a recognized
    Institution of higher learning. Possession of a Master Degree in
    Educational Management/Administration will be an added advantage.
  • At
    least ten years’ working experience, five (5) of which must be at Senior
    Management Level from a Reputable Organisation.
  • The
    incumbent must be industrious and self-driven;
  • Must
    be ready to work under stress for long hours;
  • High
    degree of integrity;
  • Computer
    literacy skills
  • Age: Below 55 years
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
candidates for this managerial vacancy should send applications accompanied by
Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts (3 copies each set), giving full
details of applicants’ academic qualifications, work experience, present salary
and names of three Referees plus their postal addresses. The applicants should
make sure that at least two Referees have forwarded references concerning their
applications. The applications should be delivered to the Directorate of Human
Resources, Employment Division Office, Room 406, Top Floor, Main Building,
Makerere University Main Campus, and addressed to:
The Secretary, Appointments
Board,
Makerere University,
P.O. Box 7062, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Wednesday 5th August, 2015 by 5.00 pm local
time.

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