Administrator Jobs – 32° East / Ugandan Arts Trust


Job Title:   Administrator

Organisation: 32°
East | Ugandan Arts Trust

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda 

Reports to: Director

Supporting: All Staff and Volunteers

Contract: 2 Years


About US:

Founded in 2011, 32° East is a centre for the creation and exploration of
contemporary Ugandan art.   Based in the
capital, Kampala, we provide the artistic community with studio space,
workshops, residencies and artist-led outreach projects. Through supporting
education, innovation and professionalism we aim to nurture, develop and raise
the profile of Ugandan visual art to a national and international level. 
32° East | Ugandan Arts Trust is a registered company limited by
guarantee in Uganda. 32° East is a member of Arts Collaboratory, the Triangle
Network and the Prince Claus Fund Network Partners.


Job Summary: The Administrator is responsible for managing
32° East’s daily operations, including overseeing the budget and logistics of
our 32° East’s programmes and projects. This role is key to ensuring that 32°
East meets the expectations of provides comprehensive support to 32° East’s
staff and artists day-to-day operations and will assist the Director.


This job description is a guide to the nature of the work required of the
32° East Administrator. It is not wholly comprehensive or restrictive and does
not form part of the contract of employment.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  


Serve as
first point of contact for all members and visitors to 32° East

and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of library and finances through
improvements to each function as well as coordination and communication between
support and business functions;

of individual programme budgets in consultation with the team;

meetings with Executive Director around monthly budgets;

members’ cooperative workshops;

Financial Management

day to day processing of petty cash;

with the bookkeeper to reconcile monthly activity, and fulfill all URA

Director in monitoring cash flow;

grantor contracts and reimbursement requests;

Organizational Effectiveness

the maintenance and repair of equipment;

and update 32° East’s filing system;

overall upkeep of the office and grounds;

all logistics for artists in residence and international guests, including
transport and accommodation;

staff meeting minutes and manage meeting archives;

library equipment is in working order; and supporters;

library’s digital archive and ensure its accessibility;

stock of office supplies and resources and handle purchasing;

and update an effective database for 32° East’s members, partners


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting
or related field

Three years of work experience in administrative role

attention to detail

organized, with a knack for improving processes

with experience of working in collaboration with peers and institutions

communications skills, both written and verbal

a natural at following up

Must be
eligible to work in Uganda

of working in a small-scale arts organization

knowledge of the Ugandan, East African and International art scene.



Terms and conditions

32° East offers a competitive compensation package, a 2-year contract with
potential for performance-based contract renewal, a dynamic work environment,
and opportunities for professional growth.


24 months fixed term contract, starting March 2021

Hours of work: 09:00am – 5pm with one-hour lunch break

The hours worked may require evenings and weekends

The period of notice is two months in writing

Probation period: 6 months


How to Apply:

Send your CV and Cover Letter to  and include “Administrator” in the email

 Deadline: 19th February 2021

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