GHC Fellowship E-Learning Officer Careers – Programme for Accessible Health Communication and Education (PSI Uganda)

Organisation: Global Health
Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation:
Programme for Accessible Health Communication and Education (PSI Uganda)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Eligible Citizenship: USA
Salary: Monthly Stipend of
550 dollars per month
About GHC:
Global 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 Malawi, Rwanda,
Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.
About PACE:
Programme for Accessible Health Communication and Education (PACE) is a
local, health-oriented non-governmental organization that implements
interventions aligned with the Ministry of Health in areas of HIV/AIDS care and
prevention, malaria and child survival, maternal and reproductive health, and
access to safe water. Formerly PSI Uganda, PACE was re-branded in 2009 to
strengthen the implementation of health interventions in the local Ugandan
context and remains an active and vibrant member of the PSI worldwide network.
PACE works in collaboration with the Government of Uganda, implementing
partners with the Ministry of Health, district local governments, and national
and community-based organizations (CBOs) to implement its programs.
Job Summary: The E-Learning
Officer will build the IT capacity of PACE to support organizational operations
in all offices and contribute to its effectiveness, quality, productivity, and
accountability. The incumbent will leverage Information Technology to solve
business problems. The E-Learning Officer will also play a key role in
surveying external landscapes – academia, international development,
community-driven development, social media, conferences, etc. – to capture and
integrate new learning and approaches as appropriate.
Key Duties and
  • Develop an e-learning platform to provide
    in-house training activities across the various units of the organization
  • Prepare work plans, budgets, and reports
    for human resources information system (HRIS) staff across all PACE Uganda
  • 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
  • Regularly monitor the implementation of a
    mentorship and coaching program between supervisors and staff
  • Develop course and impact evaluations and
    process resulting data
  • Identify opportunities for IT innovation
    and foster the development of creative solutions that help the
    organization to better fulfill its mission, core values, and vision
  • Work closely with role players and
    stakeholders both internal and external to PACE and maintain an aggregated
    view of all significant ICT projects’ status and schedule for
    implementation and support for all PACE offices
  • Surveying external landscapes – academia,
    international development, community-driven development, social media,
    conferences, etc. – to capture and integrate new learning and approaches
    as appropriate
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Global Health
    Corps E-Learning Officer job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree,
    preferably 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
  • One year of work experience in information
  • Good analytical and decision making skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Proficiency in MS office (Word, Excel,
    Access, PowerPoint)
  • Proficiency in data collection,
    validation, and analysis
  • Proven skills in programming
  • Previous experience in system installation
    and management
  • Experience and/or understanding of network
    design, management and security, and monitoring
  • Skills in documentation and information
Job 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. Fellows at PACE are provided
with a basic but comfortable private apartment, situated in Kampala, an urban
center and capital of Uganda.
Note: The living stipend and
completion award may be paid out in USD or local currency, as determined by the
placement organization.
How to Apply:
All 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: 18th
January, 2016 at 11:59pm EST
NB: Early applications
are encouraged because they will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
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