Fresher Admin Jobs – Development Assistant – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:     Development Assistant
Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station: Mukono,
Uganda
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.
Job Summary:  The Development Assistant will provide
administrative support to the office of Development
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Provide
support to the Development office functions;
·        
Build
contacts with potential individual donors, corporate companies and assist the
Development office to raise funds for activities of the university
Universities.
·        
Research
for grant possibilities in the various Embassies, international organisations
and other grant making organisations.
·        
Maintain
a database/library of information on the UCU corporate contacts and relations;
and maintaining a database of both international and local donor organisations
(international foundations, bilateral and multilateral agencies and private
corporate offering donations)
·        
Collect
information on donor projects from various departments of the University;
regularly search and monitor donor websites; identify and inform the
Development office and faculties about donor opportunities matching the work of
the University.
·        
Support
the office to search for alternative sources of funding for scholarships and
projects and assist in monitoring timelines for grants and reporting.
·        
Assist
the Development office to improve and develop materials such as brochures and
other fundraising materials.
·        
Prepare
meetings, take minutes, and send out letters and thank you notes to partners
and donors.
·        
Working
with the Development office to identify other innovate ideas for effective
resource mobilization and providing assistance in organizing any fundraising
events for the University.
·        
Perform
any other duties as maybe required.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized Institution of Higher
learning.
·        
A
minimum of  two (2) years of working
experience performing similar tasks.
·        
Excellent
computer skills (Word, Excel, Access, Power point and internet).
·        
Previous
experience in minute taking.
·        
Must
have good interpersonal skills especially when dealing with students, staff and
visitors.
·        
Must be
a person of high integrity with an excellent work ethic.
·        
Must be
able to work under pressure to meet deadlines and be available to work after
normal working hours.
·        
Must be
a committed and practicing Christian.
How to Apply:
All qualified
candidates should send two (2) copies of an application letter clearly
demonstrating suitability together with updated Curriculum Vita and two
(Academic, Leadership, Pastoral) references. Please attach copies of academic
and professional certificates and transcripts on each application. Send to:
The Director, Human
Resource & Administration
Uganda Christian
University,
Pilkington Building,
P.O. Box 4, Mukono,
Uganda
Email to:
jobs@ucu.ac.ug
NB:  Applications sent online should have all the
attachments as ONE PDF document otherwise they will not be considered.
Deadline: 24th May 2019 by 5:00 pm
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