Executive Director Job Placement – National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)

Job Title:      Executive
Organization: National
Council for Higher Education (NCHE)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Council
About US:
The National Council
for Higher Education (NCHE) was established under “The Universities and Other
Tertiary Institutions Act, 2001 ” to regulate and guide the establishment and
management of institutions of higher learning, regulate the quality of higher
education, equating of qualifications and to advise government on higher
education issues.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Reports to Council;
  • Is the Chief Executive and the Accounting Officer of NCHE;
  • Is responsible for the management of funds, property and business of
    the NCHE;
  • Is responsible for the administration and control of the staff of
    the NCHE;
  • Is the custodian of the seal of the National Council;
  • Is the Secretary to the National Council;
  • Carrying out any other duties assigned by the Council and the
    Minister responsible for Education.
Key Result Areas:
  • Provision of strategic direction to NCHE;
  • Resource mobilization for NCHE;
  • NCHE funds effectively managed and controlled;
  • Image of NCHE protected;
  • Uganda Higher Education sub sector promoted at the national and
    international levels.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a PhD from a recognized institution;
  • Must have been Head or Deputy Head of a higher education institution
    preferably a Vice Chancellor, Rector, Vice Rector or Principal for at
    least 4 years
  • Must have taught in a university for at least 10 years at the level
    of a Senior Lecturer and above;
  • Must have published a minimum of five (5) peer —reviewed journal
    articles or one academically accepted textbook;
  • Must have thorough knowledge ot Higher Education Systems;
  • Must be ICT literate;
  • Must have demonstrated proven management abilities;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Having been a Dean is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send five copies of the following:
  • A hand written application letter;
  • An up- to- date and detailed Curriculum Vitae, including names and
    contacts of three credible referees;
  • Copies of academic qualifications/ credentials;
  • A copy of a valid National identity Card/ Driving Permit/ Passport;
  • Any other relevant documents to support the application.
Applications clearly
indicating the position applied for on the top — tight corner of the envelope
should be hand-delivered to:
The Chairperson,
National Council for
Higher Education,
Plot M834, Kigobe
Road, Kyambogo. Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Monday 18th February 2019 by 4.00pm
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