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Director Quality Assurance Job at Makerere University Business School (MUBS) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Director Quality Assurance

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: Director Quality Assurance
Salary Scale: M3
Reports to: Principal
POST PROFILE FOR THE POSITION
  • Shall be the Ghiet Academic and Administrative Officer of the Quality Assurance Directorate.
  • Shall be responsible tor the successful implementation of the Quality Assurance initiatives oi the School and managing its details.
KEY DUTIES AND PERSONAL
  • Provide leadership to the Quality Assurance Directorate and work closely with the School Registrar, Deans of Faculties and Heads of Departments to manage the assurance of academic quality and standards as well as support tor quality enhancement and related processes and activities across the School
  • initiate and produce the Strategic Plan of the Directorate.
  • initiate and produce capital expenditure and annual budget tor the Directorate.
  • initiate quality assurance policies and recommend them to Management and Council.
  • Lead the development and oversee the implementation oi School-wide Quality Assurance initiatives;
  • initiate and develop the Directorate Human Resource Plan.
  • Deploy, motivate and appraise staff in the Directorate.
  • Devise appropriate qualitative and quantitative measures and performance indicators relevant to quality assurance and enhancement oi internal quality assurance procedures for the development of policies and procedures tor periodic reviews of existing programmes;
  • Establish and monitor quality standards and practices in the delivery oi services at the School;
  • Monitor output from the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE), the inter-University Council of East Africa (IUCEA) and other relevant professional bodies and recommend and implement changes to regulations and procedures, where necessary, to ensure compliance with the relevant requirements;
  • Oversee the accreditation of all the School Diploma and Certificate programmes by NCHE;
  • Review monthly Departmental reports in line with the School Strategic Plan and recommend appropriate lines of action to the Principal;
  • Ensure that the assessment of the School programmes comply with the quality assurance standards of NCHE;
  • Carry out any other tasks as may be assigned by the Principal! Accounting Officer.
DESIRABLE ATTRIBUTES
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of national and international quality trends in higher education
  • Knowledge of international Standards Organizations (ISO).
  • High level of computer literacy, with experience in the use of relevant packages.
  • Knowledge of Project Management
  • Proficiency in ICT skills
  • Must have a record of a high level of integrity.
Person Specifications
  • PhD with an Honours Bachelors and Masters degree from a recognised university.
  • Must have teaching experience at a university for at least live (5) years at the level of a Senior Lecturer and above.
  • Experience of at least five (5) years as a Head of an Academic Department at a University or its equivalent.
  • A citizen of Uganda aged between 35 and 55 years.
  • Candidates with qualifications in a business field shall have an added advantage.
TENURE OF APPOINTEMENT
Five (5) year contract, renewable 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.
THE SECRETARY, APPOINTMENTS BOARD
MAKERERE UNIVERSITY BUSINESS SCHOOL
PLOT 21 A, PORTBELL ROAD
P.O. BOX 1337
KAMPALA - UGANDA
For more information:
Visit our website: www.mubs.ac.ug
Email: schsecretary@mubs.ac.ug (electronic applications can be sent to this email)
Tel: 0414 338130