Higher Education Officer – (Certification, Verification and Equating Qualifications) Job at National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)

Organization: The National
Council for Higher Education (NCHE)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Higher
Education Officer, Certification
About NCHE:
The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) was established under
“The Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, 2001” for
regulating and guiding the establishment and management of institutions of
higher learning, regulating the quality of higher education, equating of
qualifications and for advising government on higher education issues.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Involved in the day to day activities of
    Certification and Equating of Qualifications;
  • Works on the applications for
    Certification and Equating of qualifications,
  • Supports the Senior Higher Education
    Officer on matters of Certification an Equating of Qualifications;
  • Assists the Senior Higher Education Officer
    to organize awareness workshops to inform the general public and relevant
    stakeholders on the emerging issues regarding Certification and Equating
    of Qualifications of higher education institutions;
  • Assists the Senior Higher Education
    Officer in preparing disseminative reports e.g tracer studies on the
    applicants for Certification and Equating of qualifications for the attention
    of the Director, QA/ACC
  • Conducts any other duties that may be
    assigned from time to time by the superiors.
Expected Outputs:
  • Work activity plans;
  • Number of certifications carried out;
  • Number of qualifications equated or
    failed;
  • Tracer studies report;
  • Publications in respective forum;
  • A number of workshops successfully
    organized within budgets;
  • Unit evaluation reports showing targets
    achieved;
  • Documented developmental strategies;
  • Documented policies and procedures of
    certification and equating of qualifications.
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;
  • Experience as a Dean would be an added
    advantage;
  • Must be ICT literate;
  • Must have good communication and
    interpersonal skills;
  • Knowledge of international assessments and
    examination qualifications 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
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