Organization: The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)
Reports to: Executive Director
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Heads Research, Development and Documentation Department;
Plans and directs all activities within Research, Development and Documentation Department;
Prepares budgets for the Department;
Advises the Deputy Executive Director on all matters of research, development and documentation within NCHE;
Reports on all matters of research, development and documentation with NCHE;
Encourages and promotes areas of research and development from local e foreign sources;
Promotes and develops the processing and dissemination of information 0r higher education for the benefit of the people;
Collects, examines and publishes information relating to students and institutions of higher education in Uganda and abroad;
Publish any information, news or researched data and findings on higher education infrastructure;
Develops any such innovative ideas to enhance the performance and quail of all matters of the Department;
Promotes research activities and publications within the Department;
Carries out any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by Council.
Departmental budget reports;
Work activity plans;
Departmental evaluation reports showing targets achieved;
Documented developmental strategies;
Publications in respective periodicals.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Should hold a PhD in a relevant discipline from a recognized university;
Must have taught in a university for at least 5 years at the level of a Senior Lecturer and above;
Must have 2 -3 publications in peer -reviewed journal articles;
Experience as a Dean would be an added advantage;
Must be ICT literate:
Must have good communication and interpersonal skills;
Knowledge of library, information systems and development projects is essential.
All suitably qualified candidates should send seven sealed copies of: an application letter; in up to date and detailed CV including names and contacts of three credible referees; copies of academic qualifications; and any other relevant documents. Applications should be submitted during office hours (9.00am - 5.00pm) to: The Director, Human Resource and Administration, National Council for Higher Education Plot 34, Cavers Crescent P.O. Box 76, Kyambogo Uganda, East Africa.
Deadline: 21st October 2013