Deputy University Secretary Job Placements – Soroti University

Job Title: Deputy University Secretary

Soroti University

Duty Station:

Salary Scale:

About US:

Soroti University,
is a public multi-campus university in Uganda. It is one of the nine public
universities and degree-awarding institutions in the country

Job Summary:    To deputize the University Secretary in
management of University Assets, resources as well as assist him/her in
providing secretariat ‘ services to the University Council and other Council

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Deputize the University Secretary in
execution of his/her mandate as prescribed by Law

·       Supports the University Secretary in policy
formulation and general administration of the University;

·       Supports the University Secretary in drafting
memoranda to Council and its Committees.

·       Organizes meetings for Council and its

·       Guides and offers advice to University
Management in respect to implementation of Council policies and

·       Provides corporate services in support of the
effective governance of the University

·        In
particular be in charge of maintenance of the University-Asset Register

·        Perform any other duties as may be assigned by
the University Secretary

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       Holder of a Master degree in any of the
following from a recognised Institution: Law, Public Administration and
Management, Higher Education Management, Education Management and

·       The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
(Honours) in any of the following from a recognized institution; Education,
Social Science, Public Administration, Law

·       Strong leadership, interpersonal, negotiation
and communication skills

·       Proven ability to apply specialized computer
skills relevant to the post

·       At least of eight (8) years’ experience, four
(4) of which should have been gained in

·       Management of Higher Education at a Senior
level after acquisition of the Master’s degree.

·       Analytical ability

·       Interpersonal, negotiation and leadership

·       Tactical and strategic planning skills

·       Ready to work long hours

·       Communication skills

·       Computer literacy

How to Apply:

All Interested
candidates send a letter of application together with an up-to-date Curriculum
vitae, a copy of the National identity card or passport biodata page, certified
copies of academic and professional qualification should be addressed to the
Office of the University Secretary, Soroti University, P.O. Box 211, Soroti,
Uganda. All applications should be accompanied by two letters of reference, one
of which should be from current or previous employer.

Applications can be
delivered either by e-mail or by post/courier or hand delivered.

E-mail applications
should be addressed to in one (1) PDF file.


·       1) All applicants who have already submitted
their applications need not re-apply as their applications will be considered
together with the new ones.

·       Only shortlisted applicants will be

·       Soroti University is an equal opportunity
employer. We encourage women and people with disabilities to apply for these

Deadline: 5th June 2020

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