Entry IT Jobs – Computer Lab Technician at Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:      Computer Lab Technician
Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)
Reports to: Manager,
University ICT Services
About UCU:
Uganda
Christian University was founded when the historic Bishop Tucker Theological
College was promoted as a university in 1997. Bishop Tucker Theological College
trained clergy and educators during its 84-year history from 1913-1997. The
local chief, Hamu Mukasa, granted land for the college to operate in Mukono.
International partnerships were part of the College’s missionary history. The Church
Mission Society teamed with Ugandan leaders and others to assure the College
had the necessary intellectual and other capital. By the late 1990s, the Church
of Uganda sought to have a broader impact on society through the higher
education – not only of clergy but of other professionals as well. Uganda
Christian University was established in 1997.
Job Summary: The Computer
lab Technician will be responsible for assisting students and lecturers in
developing and implementing programs to utilize computers and other lab
resources in the instructional process.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Responsible for installing, configuring and
troubleshooting operating systems, system software and application software in
the computer labs.
·        
Working closely with the infrastructure team be
responsible for networking of new computer labs and other network segments.
·        
In charge of troubleshooting hardware/software
problems on lab computers.
·        
Replacing broken components on problematic lab
computers and other hardware.
·        
Keenly troubleshoot network connections for lab
computers if they are not working.
·        
Work closely with the Head of Systems and Head of
Infrastructure to ensure that all online services are accessible to all
students and staff.
·        
Periodically carry out computer lab audits and
advise the Head of Infrastructure accordingly.
·        
Periodically arrange for the servicing of computer
lab equipment.
·        
Perform any other official duties and
responsibilities as assigned by the Manager, University ICT Service and/or
Technical Manager.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicants for the Computer lab Technician
vacancy should hold a good Diploma in Computer Science or Information
Technology from a recognized institution of higher learning.
·        
Possession of professional Certification i.e. CCNA
will be an added advantage.
·        
A year’s experience in software and hardware support
in a busy environment.
·        
Working knowledge and experience  in a wide range of operating systems;
·        
Detailed knowledge in current equipment and
technologies in use especially in an education setting;
·        
Knowledge and understanding of thin client
technologies
·        
Ability to carry out multiple tasks concurrently and
respond to emergency situations effectively.
·        
Must be a committed Christian
How to Apply:
All qualified
candidates should send two (2) copies of an application letter clearly
demonstrating suitability together with updated Curriculum Vitae and three
references.( Academic, Leadership and Pastoral). Please remember to attach two
(2) copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts and send
to:
The Manager
Human Resource & Administration
Uganda
Christian University,
Pilkington
Building,
P.O. Box 4,
Mukono. Uganda
Deadline: 4th September, 2015
by 5:00 PM
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Duty Station:  Mukono, Uganda

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