No Experience Development Office Intern Jobs – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Organisation: Uganda Christian
University (UCU)
Duty Station:  Mukono, Uganda
Reports to:  Development Officer
About Us:
Uganda 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:  
  • The Intern will compile and maintain a
    database of both international and local donor organizations
    (international foundations, bilateral and multilateral agencies and
    private corporations offering donations)
  • Collect information on donor projects from
    various departments of the University.
  • Regularly monitor donor websites; identify
    and inform the Development office about donor opportunities matching the
    activities of the University.
  • Support the Development Office in
    monitoring timelines for grants and reporting.
  • Undertake independent research in finding
    alternative resources of funding for scholarships and projects.
  • Undertake online research and build
    contacts with potential donors and assist the Development office to raise
    funds for activities of the University.
  • Assisting the Development Office to
    improve and develop materials such as brochures and other fundraising
    materials.
  • Provide assistance in organizing
    fundraising events for the University.
  • Orginise meetings and sending out letters
    and thank you notes to partners and donors
  • Work with the Development Office to
    identify other innovative ideas for effective resource mobilization.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a good
    Bachelor’s Degree (at least 2:1) in Development Studies or Social Works
    & Social Administration or any other related area of study from a
    recognized institution of higher learning.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communications
    skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part
    of a wider team.
  • Must be able to pay attention to detail.
  • Maintain a professional manner and
    integrity at all times.
  • Should be a mature and committed
    Christian.
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 to:
The Manager Human Resource & Administration
Uganda Christian University,
Pilkington Building,
P.O. Box 4, Mukono. Uganda
Deadline: 10th February, 2017
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