2 Fresher Admission Officer Job Placements – Victoria University (VU)

Organisation: Victoria
University (VU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About Us:
Victoria University is a state-of-the- art world class cosmopolitan
university located in the heart of Kampala with a multi-cultural student
population and are licensed and accredited by the National Council for Higher
Education (NCHE), offering the best practical and high quality education in the
regional markets. Victoria University stands out as a pivot of academic
excellence, with a fresh and intellectually thriving environment that nurtures
critical and progressive thinkers. Our programmes include: – Foundation
Program; Certificate & Short Courses, Diploma Courses; Under Graduate Programs,
Executive & Professional Programs such as IP3 Accredited Certifications.
Job Summary: The Admission
Officers will provide technical support in the planning, organization and
management of activities related to student admission, registration, teaching
and assessment, curriculum development and academic records.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Offers technical support in the development and
implementation of university policies, rules and regulations in regard to
student’s academic and administrative management;
·        
Supervises the receipt of students’ academic
records, evaluates and certifies all graduation applications to ensure
adherence to 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;
·        
Participates in the admission of students to the
university and submits student enrolment to University Registrar;
·        
Offers support in the preparation and conduct of
ceremonies relating to the convocation and graduation of students;
·        
Actively participates in programmes and
activities aimed at the professional growth and development of the academic
staff of the university in liaison w ith the management of the faculties and
academic departments;
·        
The incumbent initiates reviews aimed at
developing appropriate recommendations for the implementation of appropriate
technology to enhance service delivery to the students and other stakeholders;
·        
Works closely with the faculty 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 call centres in the university.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicants must hold a Master’s Degree from
a recognized university/ institution, qualifications in Education Management is
an added advantage;
·        
At least three years’ working experience in
working with academic records management position in a reputable
University/institution of higher learning.
·        
Ability to interpret and follow- up on
implementation of managerial decisions;
·        
Skilled in analyzing records and generate
solutions;
·        
Ability to work independently and detail
oriented;
·        
Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in
Microsoft products including Word, Excel and Outlook, familiarity with Access
Publisher and able to adopt to home grown data analysis tools.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an
application together with the following:
·        
A detailed, signed and up-to-date Curriculum
Vitae of the plus names and contacts of three referees.
·        
Copies of the candidate’s academic documents.
The sealed applications must be marked as “CONFIDENTIAL”: POSITION YOU
ARE APPLYING FOR on the top right-hand corner of the envelope that must be
forwarded or delivered to reach the University Secretary, P.O. Box 30866,
Kampala.
E-mail applications to:
vacancy@vu.ac.ug
Deadline: 4th October 2016 by
04.00 pm East African time
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