Admin Jobs – Executive Assistant at UCU University

Job Title:      Executive Assistant
Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)
Reports to: Deputy Vice
Chancellor (Finance & Administration)
About UCU:
Christian University was founded when the historic Bishop Tucker Theological
College was promoted as a university in 1997. Bishop Tucker Theological College
trained clergy and educators during its 84-year history from 1913-1997. The
local chief, Hamu Mukasa, granted land for the college to operate in Mukono.
International partnerships were part of the College’s missionary history. The
Church Mission Society teamed with Ugandan leaders and others to assure the
College had the necessary intellectual and other capital. By the late 1990s,
the Church of Uganda sought to have a broader impact on society through the
higher education – not only of clergy but of other professionals as well.
Uganda Christian University was established in 1997.
Job Summary:  The Executive Assistant will provide high
level administrative support to the Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor
(Finance & Administration), through planning, organizing, coordinating and
participation in all matters to support the smooth running of the Office of the
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance & Administration). The job holder must
exercise a high degree of initiative, tact and judgment and be a person of high
integrity to protect the information and data they may come across while
performing their duties.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Manage and coordinate the arrangements for all Board
meetings and events that are the responsibility of the Deputy Vice Chancellor
(Finance & Administration);
Carry out office and administrative detail functions
to assist the operations of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance &
In charge of planning, organising, prioritizing and
processing a variety of assignments with other departments, Faculties and
Handle administrative details not requiring the
immediate attention of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance & Administration);
Screen telephone calls and visitors in a polite and
professional manner;
Carry out diverse secretarial and clerical duties;
Support the overflow needs of other departments,
faculties and divisions;
Perform any other official duties as may be assigned
by the Supervisor. 
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should hold a Master’s degree in any
of the following areas, Business, Management, Law, Mass Communication or
English Literature from a recognized institution of higher learning;
Three years’ extensive experience in minute writing,
editing and safe keeping of records
Detailed working knowledge of higher education
administration subject matter and student development theory to act as a
resource for the exploration of new ideas;
Collaborative, problem solving, planning and
organizational skills, strong oral, written, presentation and interpersonal
Excellent research, communication and organizational
skills combined with a high level of computer literacy;
Excellent interpersonal and networking skills;
The incumbent must also demonstrate the following
personal attributes: be honest and trustworthy, be respectful, be a Christian
and possess cultural awareness and sensitivity and be flexible demonstrate
sound work ethics;
Demonstrates a lifestyle and personal faith in
accordance with the doctrinal and conduct statements of the University.
How to Apply:
All qualified
candidates should send two (2) copies of an application letter clearly
demonstrating suitability together with updated Curriculum Vitae and three
references.( Academic, Leadership and Pastoral). Please remember to attach two
(2) copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts and send
The Manager
Human Resource & Administration
Christian University,
P.O. Box 4,
Mukono. Uganda
Deadline: 4th September, 2015
by 5:00 PM
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