Kabale University Dean of Students Jobs in Uganda

Kabale University Dean of Students Jobs in Uganda


Kabale University (KAB) is one of the Public Universities of Uganda. KAB enjoys the unique status of being the first university of its kind in Uganda, to metamorphose from private to public. It was established by the Parliament of Uganda through Statutory Instrument No. 36 of 16th July 2015, in accordance with The Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act (2001) (as amended). Prior to this, Kabale University was a not-for-profit Private University, created and owned by the people of the Kigezi Region of South-Western Uganda.

The University admitted its 42 pioneer students in 2002, and presently has an enrolment of 3000 students; coming from all parts of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, DRC Congo, and Sudan. Kabale University was granted Charter Certificate No. UI.CH.008 on 29th September 2014.

Kabale University (KAB) is one of the Public Universities of Uganda. KAB enjoys the unique status of being the first university of its kind in Uganda, to metamorphose from private to public. It was established by the Parliament of Uganda through Statutory Instrument No. 36 of 16th July 2015, in accordance with The Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act (2001) (as amended). The University is looking for suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Dean of Students.

Responsibilities

  • Advises the Vice Chancellor and other University Deputy Directors on matters relating to student welfare and discipline.
  • Directs the supervision and control of the Halls of Residence and all matters related to the accommodation and feeding of both resident and non-resident students.
  • Develops appropriate strategies and relevant mechanisms for mitigating and managing student conflicts and strikes.
  • Directs matters related to the operations of the Students Guild, coordinating, accrediting and guiding the activities of other student associations in line with policies and regulations of the University.
  • Manages the student information services in line with the University’s communication strategy.
  • Liaises with University Deputy Directors for the
    delivery of welfare services to students including health and sanitation.
  • Coordinates student leadership and career development events.
  • Directs the organization and management of student sports, games and recreational activities in line with the university budgets.
  • Provides administrative secretariat support services to committees managing student affairs.
  • Accredits and advises on student accommodation outside the University campus and mediates between facility owners and students for provision of affordable and acceptable services.
  • Sets performance targets, supervises and appraises staff of the Office.

    Requirements

  • Should have a Master’s degree in either Education, Human Resource Management, Counselling, Psychology, or Sociology from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • Should have at least ten (10) years working experience in a reputable institution of higher learning, five (5) of which should have been at senior management level.
  • Should have high integrity with excellent communication, leadership and people skills.
  • Should be a mature person with the ability to understand student behavioral patterns, group dynamics and inspire disciplined behavior.
  • Should have high emotional intelligence and the ability to critically analyze divergent student issues, problems, act proactively and concretize or establish appropriate solutions.
  • Should have broad knowledge about University procedures and regulations relating to student affairs.
  • Should have broad knowledge of the process and practice of arbitration, mediation and facilitating negotiation.
  • Should be computer literate.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th September, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Kabale University Dean of Students Jobs in Uganda

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