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Friday, September 15, 2017

Dean of Students Job at Makerere University Business School (MUBS) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Dean of Students

Jobs at:
Makerere University Business School (MUBS)

Deadline of this Job:
not later than October 06, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Makerere University Business School (MUBS) is a Public tertiary institute affiliated to Makerere University with the mandate to provide business and management education in the country. MUBS seeks to attract and retain talented individuals in a positive, diverse, healthy and sate work environment.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the positions of School Bursar, School Registrar, Director, Quality Assurance and Dean of Students at Makerere University Business School.
Position: Dean of Students
Salary Scale: M3
Reports to: Principal
The Dean of Students shall be responsible for the welfare oi students‘
Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • initiate, develop and implement systems to foster partnerships between students and the external stakeholders in line with School policies on students’ welfare.
  • initiate, develop, implement and monitor students‘ welfare proposals and guidelines according to the students‘ rules and regulations;
  • Responsible for the organization and control of the Students’ Halls of Residence and supervision of the Warden and shall take interest in matters relating to non-resident students;
  • Oversee the enforcement of the School rules and regulations and all matters related to students’ discipline;
  • Establish and monitor channels of communication with regard to students’ welfare and suggestions with a view to giving students the necessary advice;
  • initiate, develop, implement and monitor the Departmental and Students‘ Guild Budget following the approved Financial Regulations of the School, Government Financial Regulations and Students Guild Constitution;
  • Advise on students‘ publications and ensure that they conform to the acceptable standards;
  • Oversee the organization and running of Students’ sports and games activities with the assistance of the Sports Tutor Tutors;
  • in collaboration with the School Bursar, prepare annual estimates and expenditure oi the Hail of Residence. Sports and Games, all entertainment and other student welfare requirements for submission to the Finance, Committee of Council; _
  • Coordinate and oversee all matters related to resident students’ health;
  • Supervise the School Counselor in the provision oi counseling services to students;
  • Liaise with the School Chaplains and imam on all policies related to the organization and arrangement of places oi Worship;
  • Provide Secretariat to the Campus and Halls Committee oi the Students’ Disciplinary Committee;
  • Perform any other related duties that may be assigned by the Principal from time to time.
Desirable Attributes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literacy, with experience in the use ot relevant packages.
  • Must have a record oi a high level of integrity.
Person Specifications
  • An Honours Bachelor Degree from a recognized University/ Institution.
  • A Masters Degree or an equivalent professional qualification from a recognized University/Institution of higher learning
  • A minimum of ten (10) years working experience, live (5) bf which must be at Senior Management Level from a Reputable Organization.
  • Experience in working with Students in a University or similar Institution will be an added advantage.
  • Must be a citizen of Uganda aged between 35 and 55 years.
Tenure of Appointment
A five (5) year contract, renewable once, subject to satisfactory performance.
Job application procedure
Interested and qualitied persons are invited to submit three (3) copies of their application together with the following:
  • A detailed and current Curriculum Vitae.
  • Names and addresses of three referees It Academic and 2 Professional) who should be advised to send reference letters direct to the Secretary, Appointments Board under confidential cover, plus their postal, telephone and email addresses. Applicants are requested to ensure that at least two (2) of the three refer are not be sent at this stage.
  • Copies of the candidate's birth certificate and relevant Passport pages.
Applicants already in service should route their applications through their Heads of Department. Sealed applications marked "CONFIDENTIAL" and bearing the title of the post in the right hand corner of the envelope must be to reach the Secretary, MUBS Appointments Board, at the address indicated below, not later than October 06, 2017.
P.O. BOX 1337
For more information:
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Email: (electronic applications can be sent to this email)
Tel: 0414 338130