Examinations Officer Job Careers – Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)

Organisation:
Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Uganda National Examinations Board is a body corporate
established under Cap.137 Laws of Uganda. Its Vision is “A Recognized Centre of
Globally competitive Educational Assessment and Certification” and its mission
is “Conduct Valid, Reliable, Equitable and Quality Assessment of Learners’
Achievement in a Professional and Innovative Manner and Award Internationally
Recognized Certificates.”
Job Summary:  The Examinations Office– Test Development –
Home Science (Foods & Nutrition, Clothing & Textile, Home Management)
will perform support administrative and coordination duties of all activities
relating to Item Development/Test Development of the UCE and UACE Examinations
in the specified subject areas.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
                    
Identifying and training item writers in close
collaboration with the Senior Examinations Officer.
                    
Ensuring reliability and validity of the items
set.
                    
Conducting moderation meetings in the subject
area.
                    
Compiling the moderated test items into draft
question papers.
                    
Supervising type setting of the draft question
papers in the subject area.
                    
Proof reading the typed question papers to
ensure zero errors.
                    
Analyzing, compiling and typesetting reports on
work of candidates.
Key Performance
Indicators
                    
Lists of item writers
                    
Number of sets of raw test items generated.
                    
Number of sets of moderated test papers.
                    
Number of sets of compiled draft test papers.
                    
Number of sets of valid and reliable, and error
free test papers produced.



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
                    
The ideal candidate must hold an Hons Bachelor’s
degree in education in the desired subject area or Arts /Sciences in the
desired subject area with a postgraduate diploma in education or the equivalent
                    
Registered teacher with a minimum of 3 years’
experience in examinations management or related work, at officer level in a
reputable educational institution
                    
Competent in the subject area.
                    
Knowledge and experience in examinations
management.
                    
Good communications and interpersonal relations.
                    
Computer literate especially in Word Processing,
and Spreadsheets.
                    
Team player, high level of moral character and
proven integrity.
                    
Age: Between 35 to 45 years old
 How to Apply:
All eligible candidates should submit their applications
with detailed CV, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, telephone
contacts and addresses of three referees in hard copies, delivered to the
address below OR submit in soft form at careers@uneb.ac.ug.
Executive Secretary
Uganda National Examinations Board
Plot 35 Martyrs Way – Ntinda, P. O. Box 7066 – KAMPALA
Deadline: 26th April
2019  
NB: Only short listed
applicants shall be contacted.
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