Academic Registrar NGO Employment Opportunity – Hospice

Job Title:       Academic Registrar
Organization: Hospice Africa
Uganda (HAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Hospice Africa
Uganda (HAU) is a national non-profit organization that has promoted modern
methods of pain and symptom control well as “whole-person” (holistic) care for
patients living with Cancer and HIV/AIDS.  HAU strives to uphold excellent clinical
standards and provide quality education courses and advocacy activities to
promote the spread of palliative care throughout Uganda and Africa.
Job Summary: The Academic Registrar
provides administration and registry services to students from initial inquiry,
through admission, enrolment, and examination up to awards.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1.
Administrative Support:
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Offer cordial administrative and logistical support
for academic programme;
·        
Prepare course materials and teaching equipment for
the students and lecturers;
·        
Provide relevant programme information, advice,
counsel students and course applicants;
·        
Actively participate in faculty research projects, evaluation
and survey activities of the academic programme;
·        
Plan and organize weekly academic program meetings
for the relevant committees, working group and governance council;
·        
Edit and prepare publications such as programme
reports, brochures and newsletters; Manage and reconcile academic program budgets
and accounts, processing invoices, payments and reimbursements for goods and
services rendered.
2.
Student and Training Support:
·        
Organize induction for students;
·        
Manage the students’ registration and database;
·        
The incumbent will also manage the general welfare
of students including preparation of accommodation and meals during residential
and exams period;
·        
Updating students about their study progress and
alumni about the events and new developments;
·        
In charge of the preparation of teaching and learning
materials such as course modules, manuals, induction packs and logbooks;
·        
Participate in organizing academic workshops,
seminars and conferences;
·        
Ensure the course curriculum are being followed and
managed effectively and efficiently.
3.
Training & Education:
·        
In charge of the preparation of articles for HAU
newsletters and relevant reports for stakeholders, donors and website;
·        
Actively participate in setting of course work,
assignments, examinations and marking the academic programme;
·        
Participate in training students who have enrolled
on the various courses offered by HAU.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a Master’s
Degree in either Education Management, Public Administration, Public Health,
Nursing, Social Work and Administration, Social Sector Planning and Management.
·        
A minimum of three years’ experience in Palliative
Care both clinical and education.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates may hand deliver, Email or post a recently
updated and detailed resume / CV with a typed cover letter indicating three
work related referees to the address below. Emails must not exceed 2MB.
Send to:
The Human
Resources and Administration Director,
Hospice Africa
Uganda, P.O. Box 7757, Kampala. Uganda
Plot 130,
Makindye Road, Opposite Makindye Country Club
Email to:
humanresource@hospiceafrica.or.ug
Deadline: 7th December, 2015
by 4:00 pm

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