Fresher Admin Jobs – Development Assistant – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:     Development Assistant

Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)

Duty Station: Mukono,

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.

Job Summary:  The Development Assistant will provide
administrative support to the office of Development

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

support to the Development office functions;

contacts with potential individual donors, corporate companies and assist the
Development office to raise funds for activities of the university

for grant possibilities in the various Embassies, international organisations
and other grant making organisations.

a database/library of information on the UCU corporate contacts and relations;
and maintaining a database of both international and local donor organisations
(international foundations, bilateral and multilateral agencies and private
corporate offering donations)

information on donor projects from various departments of the University;
regularly search and monitor donor websites; identify and inform the
Development office and faculties about donor opportunities matching the work of
the University.

the office to search for alternative sources of funding for scholarships and
projects and assist in monitoring timelines for grants and reporting.

the Development office to improve and develop materials such as brochures and
other fundraising materials.

meetings, take minutes, and send out letters and thank you notes to partners
and donors.

with the Development office to identify other innovate ideas for effective
resource mobilization and providing assistance in organizing any fundraising
events for the University.

any other duties as maybe required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized Institution of Higher

minimum of  two (2) years of working
experience performing similar tasks.

computer skills (Word, Excel, Access, Power point and internet).

experience in minute taking.

have good interpersonal skills especially when dealing with students, staff and

Must be
a person of high integrity with an excellent work ethic.

Must be
able to work under pressure to meet deadlines and be available to work after
normal working hours.

Must be
a committed 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 two
(Academic, Leadership, Pastoral) references. Please attach copies of academic
and professional certificates and transcripts on each application. Send to:

The Director, Human
Resource & Administration

Uganda Christian

Pilkington Building,

P.O. Box 4, Mukono,

Email to:

NB:  Applications sent online should have all the
attachments as ONE PDF document otherwise they will not be considered.

Deadline: 24th May 2019 by 5:00 pm

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