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Monday, May 22, 2017

IT Officer Job at Victoria University - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
IT Officer

Jobs at:
Victoria University

Deadline of this Job:
not later than Monday 29th May 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Victoria University is a vibrant, successful and growing institution with a distinctive identity
and a strong sense of mission and purpose. The University Council invites applications from
qualified individuals seeking to take up these opportunities.
Reports to : University Registrar
Working time : Full time
Length of appointment : ASAP with 6 months‘ probation period
Age: At least 25 years and above ”
Purpose of the Job
IT Officer monitors and maintains the computer systems and networks of VU. S/he may install
and configure computer systems, diagnose hardware and software faults and solve technical and
applications problems, either over the phone or in person. It's therefore crucial to ensure the
correct running and maintenance of the IT systems.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ICT related duties, Management Information systems and Partnerships.
  • Create and manage VU website on daily basis
  • Advise on purchase and carry out maintenance of VU ICT appliances and systems
  • Arrange and maintenance of partnerships
  • Create and maintain VU Information System and records data base in liaison with the
    University MIS
  • Advise the University Registrar on Schedules and proper follow of project activities
Qualification, Skills and Experience:

  • The candidate should possess a Postgraduate qualification in ICT - related fields
  • Sound technical knowledge about IT, security of systems and latest developments in the field
  • Excellent management, organization and time management skills
  • Demonstrate leadership and management ICT teams
  • Effective communication
  • Awareness of new technologies and implications of adopting the technologies in Higher
  • Past exposure and experience in education institution will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of Learning Management Systems
  • Three years of relevant experience in management of ICT systems
  • The candidate should be mature, self-driven and ready to work under pressure.
An attractive remuneration package shall be paid in accordance with the University
Terms and Conditions of Service.
Job application procedure

  • Interested and qualified persons are invited to submit an application. Together with the following:
  • A detailed, signed and up – to - date Curriculum Vita of the applicant plus names and contacts of three referees.
  • Copies of the candidates academic documents.
2. Sealed applications marked
on the top right-hand corner of the envelope that must be forwarded or delivered to reach the University Secretary on the address indicated below, not later than Monday 29th May 2017at 04.00 pm East African time.
  • Applications should be addressed to: University Secretary, P.O Box 30866, Kampala.
  • The electronic applications may be submitted by email to: not later than Monday 29th May 2017 at 04.00 pm East African time.
  • For more information please visit our website OR email us on OR call Telephone Number+256 417727019/ 0759996107 during office hours.