Fresher IT Jobs – Web & e-Learning Administrator (Webmaster) at Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Organisation: Uganda Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station: Mukono, Uganda
Reports to: Manager, University ICT Services
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 Web & eLearning Administrator (Webmaster)
is primarily responsible for the technical functioning of the university
websites. The Webmaster will work closely with the University Communications
and Marketing office and other concerned departments to ensure the optimal
online-dissemination of appropriate information about the university and its
functional departments to both internal and external audiences. The Webmaster will
also ensure reliable, timely and secure access to UCU information. The
incumbent will also provide technical support to UCU faculty members involved
in the use of eLearning tools to enhance learning and to facilitate distance
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop, maintain and manage websites and
    other online tools for the dissemination of content to internal and
    external public.
  • In charge of maintaining security for the
    university websites and monitoring traffic through the site.
  • In charge of enhancing the marketing function
    of the Communication and Marketing department by developing online
    marketing tools, making website traffic analyses etc.
  • Develop capacity at the Communication and
    Marketing department as well as Faculties and departments to enable them
    keep their website content up to date.
  • Under the supervision of the Head Systems, be
    involved in the planning, installation, maintenance and training of users
    of university eLearning resources and be the interface person between
    University ICT Service department and eLearning service providers.
  • Answering technical queries and advising on
    system and database upgrades relating to the University websites and
    Learning management Systems.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the
    Manager, University ICT Services and/or Technical Manager.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree (at least 2:1) in Computer Science or Information Technology or a
    related field from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of proven work
    experience in developing and managing web applications in a medium to
    large environment.
  • Possession of a relevant ICT professional
    certification will be an added advantage.
  • Expert knowledge in FTP applications is a
  • Broad working knowledge of Web design
  • Good search engine optimization skills
  • Broad working knowledge of databases.
  • Good knowledge of web 2.0 applications and
    other recent trends in web applications.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of Mobile
    App development and maintenance.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of Content
    development and Learning Management Systems.
  • The applicant must be a mature and committed
 How to
applicants are encouraged to send two (2) copies of an application letter
together with an updated Curriculum Vitae and three references i.e. academic,
leadership and pastoral. Please attach two (2) copies of academic and
professional certificates and transcripts.
Manager, Human Resource & Administration,
Christian University,
Box 4, Mukono, Uganda
Deadline: 4th March, 2016

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