Deputy Academic Registrar – Gulu University

Organisation: Gulu University
Duty
Station:
  Gulu, Uganda
Reports
to:
Academic Registrar
About
US:
Gulu University is a Public University
established by Statutory Instrument No. 16 of 2003. The University was set to
serve as a launch pad for equitable development in Uganda providing knowledge
and skills and stimulating innovations in education, technology, economic
advancement and social development. The University is located in Gulu
Municipality with branches in Lira, Kitgum and Hoima districts.
Job
Summary:
The Deputy
Academic Registrar will support the Academic Registrar in the administration
and management of all academic matters of the University.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The
incumbent provides technical support in the development and implementation of
University policies, rules and regulations in regard to students’ academic and
administrative management;
·        
Manages
the receipt of students, academic records, evaluates and certifies all
graduation applications to ensure adherence to the University rules,
regulations’ and guidelines for a complete graduation process and ceremony.
·        
Coordinates
the collection, recording, maintenance and reporting of student academic
records within the University policies, rules, regulations and guidelines
·        
Actively
participates in the admission of students to the University and submits student
enrolment reports to the academic registrar.
·        
Technically
supports the preparation and conduct of ceremonies relating to convocation and graduation
of students;
·        
Takes
part in programmes and activities aimed at the professional growth and
development of the academic staff of the University in liaison with the
management of the faculties and academic departments;
·        
Initiates
reviews aimed at developing appropriate recommendations for the implementation
of appropriate technology to enhance service delivery to the students t and
other stakeholders;
·        
Works
closely with the University Campuses and Departmental managers on matters
relating to the administration of students’ education and training facilities
and academic programmes and courses.
·        
Plans,
supervises and evaluates the performance of Assistant Registrars in the
University.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate should preferably hold a Master’s Degree or a Masters of Arts
(in Education Management and Administration) from a recognised institution of
higher learning;
·        
Hold
a Bachelor’s Degree in Education(Hons) or any other disciplines plus Diploma in
Education from a recognised institution of higher learning;
·        
At
least five years’ experience as an Assistant Registrar or related field in a recognised
institution, 4 (four) of which must have been served after acquisition of the
Master’s Degree;
·        
At
least five years of working experience as an Assistant Registrar or related
field in a recognised institution, 3 (three) of which must have been served
after acquisition of the Master’s Degree;
·        
Proven
ability to apply specialized computer skills relevant to the post; 
·        
Age: Between 40-55 years
How
to Apply:
All interested candidates should submit
applications with five copies of curriculum vitae and certified copies of
Certificates and transcripts, giving full details of applicant’s education, qualifications,
work experience, present salary (if any),and the names of three referees with their
respective addresses. Applicants should make sure that at least two referees
forward their recommendations to the University Secretary before the closing
date for receipt of applications.
The applications should be delivered by
hand or posted to the University Secretary, Gulu University, P.O. Box 166, Gulu
or at the liaison Office at UMA Show Ground in Kampala.
Deadline:
11th January, 2016

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