University Jobs – International Relations Officer at MUST

Organisation: Mbarara
University of Science and Technology (MUST)
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Uganda
About MUST:
Mbarara
University of Science & Technology (MUST), commonly known as Mbarara
University, is a public university in Uganda. Mbarara University commenced
student intake and instruction in 1989. It is one of the eight public
universities and degree-awarding institutions in the country. MUST is
accredited by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent will be receiving and reviewing
applications from international/ occasional students/residents/fellows and
visiting lecturers to MUST concerning international placements and rotations
·        
In charge of maintaining and establishing links with
other reputable Universities/Schools in other countries as well as in Uganda
regarding exchange programs
·        
Organize clinical and/or relevant placements and
schedules for visiting students, residents and lecturers
·        
The incumbent will ensure that memoranda of
understanding between Mbarara University of Science and Technology and other
Universities and institutions regarding exchange programs are drawn according
to Mbarara University of Science and Technology guidelines
·        
Work in liaison with the Uganda Medical
Practitioners Council to ensure that the visiting residents and lecturers have
adequate documentations to enable them register and get medical licenses to
practice medicine during their stay in Uganda
·        
Work closely with the Institutional Review Board to
ensure that the visiting students/lecturers interested in carrying out research
in Uganda get adequate approval to collect any data during their placement
·        
Prepare operational budgets for MUST International Programs
and make timely accountabilities as per University regulations
·        
Actively monitor the implementation and proper
documentation of the MUST -International Program
s activities
·        
Perform any other duties as will be directed by the
Vice Chancellor.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The International Relations Officer should hold a Bachelor’s
degree (at least upper 2nd class) in Social Sciences, Officer SWASA, Public
Administration, Management Studies or any other related course
·        
At least five years of relevant experience
·        
Good report writing skills
·        
Computer literacy skills
·        
Keen attention to detail and juggling tasks while
prioritizing
·        
Methodical and thorough approach to work
·        
Excellent organisational skills
·        
Excellent communication skills
·        
Good team player
How to Apply:
All candidates
who are suitably qualified should send their applications accompanied by copies
of all relevant academic documents (O’ and A level, degree and other
certificates) plus three names of referees (excluding social referees) and
their postal/email addresses to:
The Secretary
Appointments Board
Mbarara
University of Science and Technology (MUST)
P.O Box 1410
Mbarara,
Uganda.
Deadline: 10th November, 2015

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