UCU Vacancies – University College Secretary

Job Title:      University College Secretary
Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station:  Kabale, Uganda
About UCU:
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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Offer professional leadership and guidance in the
delivery of legal, administrative and medical support services.
Serve as the custodian for college policies,
statutes, decisions and provide advice on their interpretation and
Support the Principal and Deputy Principal in
accounting for revenue and expenditure of the University
Actively co-ordinate the procurement of goods and
services and ensure that all contractual obligations are fulfilled in
accordance with procurement procedures
Make sure that there is conformity to policy
guidelines in recruitment of personnel and take an active role in formulation
of administrative policies
Actively monitor and track the utilization of
capital and operational expenditure against approved plans and budget
Ensure letters of appointment and employment
contracts are issued and renewed in time
Support the Principal or Deputy Principal in the
general administration of the University
Ensure efficient provision of medical services
through supervision of the service providers.
Serve as Secretary to the College governing Council,
Cabinet, Administrative Management and Procurement Committee
Oversee plan and coordinate non-academic seminars,
conferences and training for staff
Assist the Principal and Deputy Principal in looking
after the College estate
Mentor and supervise the Bursar, the Estates
Officer, Clinical Officer and Dean of Students
Perform any other official duties as may be assigned
by the Principal or Deputy Principal.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The University College Secretary should hold a
Master’s degree preferably in Public Administration, Educational Management or
a related field.
At least five years of proven administrative work
experience in an institution of higher learning.
Should be a team leader with strong administrative,
organizational and planning skills
The incumbent must be a committed and practicing
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

The Manager
Human Resource & Administration
Christian University,
P.O. Box 4,
Mukono. Uganda
Deadline: 20th November, 2015
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