Standard Supervisor Jobs – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:   Standard Supervisor
Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station:  Mukono, Uganda
Reports to:  Head, Mass Communication
About UCU:
Uganda
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 Standard
Supervisor will manage the production of the University’s Standard newspaper.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a Master’s
degree in Journalism or Mass Communication. The applicant must also hold a Bachelors’
degree in Journalism or Mass Communication (at least second class upper) from a
reputable University
·        
At least three years of print newsroom experience.
·        
The applicant should have detailed working knowledge
and experience in reporting, designing and editing newspapers or magazines.
·        
Possess the ability to lead an editorial team, and
to coach and mentor budding journalists.
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of the relevant
regulatory framework for the newspaper’s operation.
·        
Sound news judgment
·        
Skilled in using editing software, including Quark
Xpress and In-design.
·        
Excellent writing skills.
·        
A “nose” for news.
·        
Ability to set targets and enforce and observe
deadlines.
·        
Ability to strategise for the overall growth and
viability of the paper.
·        
Must be a mature and committed Christian.
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
to:
The Manager
Human Resource & Administration
Uganda
Christian University,
Pilkington
Building,
P.O. Box 4,
Mukono. Uganda
Deadline: 20th November, 2015
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