Assistant Academic Registrar Job Placement – Law Development Centre (LDC)

Law Development Centre (LDC)
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Reports to: Assistant
About US:
The Law Development
Centre (LDC) has a mandate to provide legal education to lawyers and non-lawyers,
undertake research in topical legal issues, contribute to legal reform, produce
legal publications, teaching materials, law reports and also provide community
legal services.
Job Summary:
The Assistant Academic Registrar will support the Academic Registrar to
coordinate all academic activities of admission, registration and examination
at the Regional Centre.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • To receive and process applications for admission.
  • To prepare admission letters of successful students for signature by
    the Academic
  • Registrar.
  • To issue of admission letters to admitted students
  • To register all admitted students.
  • To participate in the orientation of new students.
  • To plan and budget for the regional centre’s admission and
    registration requirements.
  • To distribute students’ identity cards.
  • To maintain an updated record of all current and former students as
    per programme of admission.
  • To handle students’ inquiries, complaints and concerns on
    admissions, registration and examinations.
  • To supervise, guide and manage performance of staff under his/her
  • To prepare regional plans, budgets, and periodic reports.
  • To verify students’ credentials during examinations in accordance
    with registration and examination regulations.
  • To register students for and issue examination cards.
  • To maintain an updated and accurate record of all current and former
    students as per programme of examination in line with the exanimation.
  • To coordinate the invigilation of examinations.
  • To issue and retrieve examination scripts to internal and external
  • To take custody of examination materials until the results thereof
    have been approved by the Management Committee.
  • To perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Assistant
    Director and the Academic Registrar.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Assistant Academic Registrar job must hold a
    Bachelor of Arts (Hon) in Social Sciences, Arts, Education, or Management.
  • Masters in Public Administration and Management, Education Management
    or Business Administration (MBA) will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of four years’ work experience in managing academic
    affairs, two (2) of which should have been served at a senior level
    managing admissions and examinations in a large institution of higher
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work to ensure efficiency and
    effectiveness in performance.
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship and management skills.
  • Highly creative and innovative.
  • He/she should be computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Work,
    Excel, PowerPoint and Internet applications.
  • He/she should be a person of high integrity.
  • Results Oriented.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal relations skills.
  • He/she should be a team player.
How to Apply:
All candidates should
send their applications addressed to The Secretary, Law Development Center,
P.O. Box 7117 Kampala either via post or hand delivery to the Law Development
Centre Reception. The applicants should attach up-to-date Curriculum Vitae,
Certified copies of academic and other relevant documents and indicate names
and contacts of two referees.
Deadline: 25th May 2018 by 5.00pm.
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