Front Desk Officer Admin Jobs - Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:    Front Desk Officer
Organisation: Uganda Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station: Kabale, Uganda
Reports to: Academic Registrar

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.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Front Desk Officer will ensure that the Kabale office is opened on time
  • Carry out general office administrative duties
  • Be in position to handle students and lecturers in a professional manner
  • Receive all incoming calls for University business and connect them to the right office extensions
  • Keeping the academic registrar’s diary and departmental diary
  • Receive visitors and clients who come to the office and direct them accordingly
  • Helping in the issuing of examination, identity and registration cards
  • Receiving, registering and stamping all incoming and outgoing mails
  • Promptly bringing to the attention of the Academic registrar any urgent maters for immediate action
  • Perform any other official duties as assigned by the Academic Registrar

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the UCU Front Desk Officer job placement must hold a Diploma in Secretarial Studies /Diploma in Public Administration from a recognized Institution of higher learning
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in an educational institution of higher learning
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficient in Microsoft packages and Internet
  • Must be knowledgeable about the work of admissions and records assistant
  • Must be a 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 (Academic, Leadership, Pastoral) references. Please remember to attach two (2) copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts to:

The Manager, Human Resource & Administration,
Uganda Christian University,
Pilkington Building,
P.O Box 4, Mukono, Uganda

Email to:

Deadline: 22nd July 2016 by 5:00 pm

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