Fresher United States US Embassy Job Opportunities – Archivist

Job Title:   Archivist (Fresher US Embassy Jobs)

Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Announcement Number: Kampala-2022-065


About US Embassy:

The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Natalie E. Brown currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.


Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:

  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps


Job Summary:  Reporting to the Deputy Chief of Mission’s Office Management Specialist (OMS), incumbent serves as Archivist for U.S. Embassy Kampala. Accessing Embassy, implementing partner, host government, and other records, incumbent identifies and records current and historical examples of U.S. assistance to Uganda, collating it and making it available for the use of all Embassy sections, in whatever form may be most useful to them.  Works with Information Resource Management (IRM) to manipulate data for use and with Public Affairs Section (PAS) to publish it.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

  • The applicants for the United States US Embassy Archivist job opportunity should have two years of University Studies. Required.
  • At least 18 months of experience in a field requiring significant research, analysis, and reporting is required.
  • Must have sufficient knowledge of Uganda’s geography, culture, history, and national and local governance structures to understand how recipient entities interrelate with each other and the basic reasoning behind the targeting of U.S. assistance to specific recipient entities.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of basic economic, finance, and accounting concepts and terminology is required.
  • Strong oral and written communication, as well as good interpersonal skills are required to develop and maintain effective, sustainable working relationships with national and international sources and with IT team supporting project requirements.
  • Strong research and analytical skills and judgment are required for incumbent to identify relevant information, avoid double-counting of assistance, and identify gaps and how to obtain the necessary information to fill them.
  • Job holder must have strong organizational skills to operate independently, including in a high-stress, high demanding environment with limited direct supervision of day-to-day activities and to lead a results-driven program.
  • Computer software skills that include working with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and Outlook are required.
  • Keyboarding skills that require both speed and accuracy are required for recording and modifying information gathered.
  • Incumbent must be able to develop the ability to manipulate large amount of data in order to maintain the assistance database.
  • Mathematical skills sufficient to aggregate and identify anomalies in financial data gathered in research is required.
  • Language: English Fluent; written/spoken, including the ability to translate and Luganda Good working knowledge; written & spoken. This may be tested


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.


How to Apply:

All those interested in working with the United States Embassy, US Mission in Kampala should send their applications online at the link below.


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Deadline: 30th November 2022


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Date Posted 2022-11-19
Valid Through 2022-11-30
Hiring Organization U.S. Embassy Kampala
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda