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Monday 14 October 2013

Higher Education Officer - The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)

Job Title: Higher Education Officer - Licensing and Accreditation (Tertiary Institutions)
Organization: The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)
City Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Senior Higher Education Officer, Licensing and Accreditation

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Conducts day to day activities of licensing and accreditation of universities and tertiary institutions;
Works on the applications for the establishment of universities and other tertiary institutions in Uganda;
Assists in conducting research and publications in reputable journals and internationally recognized conference proceedings and other relevant policy bodies;
Assists the Senior Higher Education Officer to organize awareness workshops to inform universities and tertiary institutions on the merging issues regarding licensing and accreditation procedures;
Supports the Senior Higher Education Officer in preparing disseminative reports (visitations, inspections etc);
Conducts any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the superiors.

Expected Outputs:
Work activity plans;
Evaluation reports showing targets achieved;
Periodic unit reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Holds a Masters degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized university;
Must have taught in a university for at least 2 years at the level of a Lecturer and above, or must have worked in as a Higher Education Official in a government department for 2 years;
Must have 2 -3 publications in peer reviewed journals;
Must be ICT literate;
Knowledge of project management is desirable;
Knowledge of International Standard Organizations (ISO) is desirable

How to Apply:
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.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 30 days after the expiry If the application submission deadline.

Deadline: Monday, 21st October 2013