American IT Careers – E-Learning Fellow at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Organisation: Global Health
Corps (GHC)
 Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation
 Kampala, Uganda
Salary: Monthly
Stipend of 550 dollars per month
Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that
require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders
with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes,
deepening their ability to enact change through heightened skills and strong
partnerships. We currently place fellows in Burundi, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda,
the United States, and Zambia.
College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is a national
non-profit child health and development organization providing family centered
pediatric HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment service as well as health
professional training and clinical research in Uganda. Baylor-Uganda is
committed to providing high quality, high impact and highly ethical pediatric
and family centered health care, health professional training and clinical
research, focused on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, malnutrition and other
conditions impacting the health and well-being of children and families
worldwide. Baylor-Uganda’s current priority areas include:
  • Care
    and treatment services
  • Health
    professional training and capacity building
  • Clinical
  • Maternal
    and child illnesses
The GHC E-Learning Fellow will develop
and monitor the functionality of Baylor-Uganda’s e-learning system for staff
development and learning objectives and provide e-learning support services to
Baylor-Uganda staff.
Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Develop an e-learning
    platform to provide in-house training activities across the various units
    of the organization
  • Maintain content on
    e-learning system and disseminate to staff to promote staff learning
  • Create a database of
    e-learning trainers and institutions both locally and according to the
    different professions and training needs within the organization
  • Update and maintain
    integrated talent development management system running on the
    Baylor-Uganda HRIS platform
  • Actively monitor the
    implementation of a mentorship and coaching program between supervisors
    and staff
  • Develop course and impact
    evaluations and process resulting data
  • Develop an e-library
    management system that will allow staff to borrow books online and link
    the library to other e-libraries to broaden the scoop of readily available
    articles, journals and books
  • Develop work plans, budgets
    and reports for human resources information system (HRIS) staff across all
    Baylor-Uganda regions
  • Carry out HRIS usage audit to
    establish compliance with HRIS usage guidelines
  • Prepare system-generated
    awards to all learners at end of course
Skills and Experience:  
  • The candidate should hold a Degree
    in Computer Science, IT, or Library Science majoring in Programming or
    Business Computing
  • Professional qualifications
    in CCNA, Microsoft MCSE 2000, MCP, MCSA, MCDBA, CWNA, and CCIP or other
    relevant qualifications
  • At least two years’ experience
    in IT and HRIS management
  • Computer literacy skills i.e.
    Proficiency in MS office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), data collection,
    validation and analysis
  • Proven skills in programming
  • Significant experience in
    system installation and management
  • Past exposure and experience
    and/or understanding of network design, management and security, and
  • Excellent analytical and
    decision making skills
  • Possess the ability to work
    under pressure
  • Skills in documentation and
    information management
Terms and Conditions:
 Fellows will be provided with housing, health insurance and
a living stipend of $550/month. Additionally, fellows will receive an award of
$1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year. Flights to and from
the placement site and all other costs associated with GHC programming are
included, including $600 in professional development funds. Housing will be
arranged in Kampala.
Note: The living
stipend and completion award may be paid out in USD or local currency, as
determined by the placement organization.
to Apply:
applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in the
aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly following the
instructions at the web page below.
Deadline: 2nd February, 2016

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