No Experience Development Office Intern Job Opportunities – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:     Development Office Intern
Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station: Mukono,
Reports to: Development
About US:
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: 
  • Compile and maintain a database of both international and local
    donor organizations (international foundations, bilateral and multilateral
    agencies and private corporations offering donations)
  • Collect information on donor projects from various departments of
    the University.
  • Regularly monitor donor websites; identify and inform the
    Development office about donor opportunities matching the activities of
    the University.
  • Support the Development Office in monitoring timelines for grants
    and reporting.
  • Undertake independent research in finding alternative resources of
    funding for scholarships and projects.
  • Undertake online research and build contacts with potential donors
    and assist the Development office to raise funds for activities of the University.
  • Assisting the Development Office to improve and develop materials
    such as brochures and other fundraising materials.
  • Provide assistance in organizing fundraising events for the
  • Organise meetings and sending out letters and thank you notes to
    partners and donors.
  • Work closely with the Development Office to identify other
    innovative ideas for effective resource mobilization.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Development Office Intern must hold a good Bachelor’s Degree (at
    least 2:1) in Development Studies or Social Works & Social
    Administration or any other related area of study from a recognized
    institution of higher learning.
  • Must have graduated between 2014 and 2018
  • Excellent interpersonal/communications skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a wider team.
  • Must be able to pay attention to detail.
  • Maintain a professional manner and integrity at all times.
  • Should be a mature and practicing Christian.
How to Apply:
All qualified
candidates should send two (2) copies of an application letter clearly
demonstrating suitability together with updated Curriculum Vita and three references.
Please attach copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts
on each application. Send to:
The Manager, Human Resource
& Administration,
Uganda Christian
Pilkington Building,
P.O. Box 4, Mukono,
Deadline: 15th June 2018 by 5:00 pm
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