Dean of Students Employment Opportunity – Makerere University




Job Title:      Dean of Students
Organization: Makerere University
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 Dean of
Students shall be responsible for the welfare of students.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent will be responsible for the organization and control of Halls of
    Residence, supervision of Hall Wardens and shall take interest in matters
    relating to nonresident students
  • Responsible
    for enforcing University rules and regulations and all matters related to
    students’ discipline
  • The
    incumbent will play a key role in establishing and monitoring channels of
    Communication with regard to students’ welfare and suggestions with a view
    to giving students the necessary advice
  • Responsible
    for matters related to operations of the students Guild and offer
    appropriate advice and guidance
  • Guide
    on Students’ Publications and ensure that they conform to the acceptable
    standards
  • Guide
    on the organization and running of Sports and Games with the assistance of
    the Game Tutors
  • Work
    closely with the University Bursar to prepare Annual Estimates and
    Expenditure of Halls of Residence, Sports and Games, all entertainment and
    other requirements for submission to the Finance, Planning, Administration
    and Investment Committee
  • Responsible
    for all matters related to Students’ Health
  • Work
    closely with the Counselling and Guidance Centre with a view to giving Students
    appropriate advice
  • Work
    in collaboration with University Chaplains and Imam on all policies
    related to the organization and arrangement of places of Worship
  • The
    incumbent will ensure proper functioning of the Students Welfare and
    Disciplinary Committee of Council
  • Be
    the Secretary to the Students Welfare and Disciplinary Committee of
    Council
  • Perform
    any other related duties that may be assigned by the Vice Chancellor as
    and when deemed necessary
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Dean of Students should be a Ugandan citizen with 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.
  • A
    minimum of ten years working experience, five (5) of which must be at
    Senior Management Level from a Reputable Organisation.
  • Past
    experience in working with Students in a University or similar Institution
    will be an added advantage.
  • 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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