Muni University Senior Communication Officer Jobs in Uganda

Muni University Senior Communication Officer Jobs in Uganda

Purpose of the Job
  • To assist the Vice Chancellor in promoting good public relations in the University, the Media and the public.

    Key Functions
  • Oversee the implementation of the university communication policy
  • Takes the lead in developing Communication strategies or plan and implement the plan
  • Offer secretarial support to the office of the Vice chancellor in communication fora in the University.
  • Develop information and communication materials to be uploaded on the
    website.
  • Support the vice chancellor in developing speeches, and press releases
    for University events and functions.
  • Write news article, reports and periodicals.
  • Perform the role of Master of Ceremonies in University Functions and events.
  • Managing alumni related activities in liaison with the convocation office.
  • Coordinate the University corporate social responsibility programme.
  • Monitor and review the coverage of the university in the media.
  • Undertakes strategic planning, budgeting and reporting on communication and public relations.
  • Develop University wide integrated marketing and branding strategy.
  • Conduct Performance assessment of staff by 31st July and agree on performance plans with Staff by 31st August every year.

    Key Outputs
  • University Annual Communication Action plan prepared and implemented.
  • University Communication Annual report produced and submitted to the Vice Chancellor.
  • Appropriate information disseminated.
  • University image protected and promoted through print and electronic media.
  • Secretarial support to the office of the Vice chancellor in communication fora in the University Provided.
  • Information and communication materials developed and uploaded on the website.
  • News article, reports, periodicals, speeches, and press releases for University events and functions developed.
  • The University corporate social responsibility programme Coordinated.
  • Undertakes strategic planning, budgeting and reporting on communication and public relations.
  • University wide integrated marketing and branding strategy developed.
  • Performance assessment conducted by 31st July and performance plans agreed with Staff by 31st August every year.

    Person Specifications
  • Shall hold at least a Master’s Degree in the area of Mass Communication
    or Journalism or Public Relations.
  • Shall hold at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication
  • Shall have a minimum experience of Six (6) years
    of which three (3) years shall have been at the level of communication officer or public relations officer level with a reputable organization Good leadership, communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Demonstrated Computer Literacy skills.
  • High level of integrity.

    How to Apply
  • Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans and non-Ugandans of high academic level to fill various vacant posts in Muni University.
  • Hand written or typed application letters should be submitted in triplicate to the
    office of University Secretary, Muni University, P. O. Box 725 or Kampala liaison form in Makarere University Lincoln House A2, Arua, to be received not later than 28th June, 2019.
  • The detailed job descriptions and the person specifications for the positions advertised can be viewed on the University web-site, www.muni.ac.ug
  • The application letter should bear the title of the post and the reference number specified against the vacancy.
  • Applicants should attach three sets of certified photocopies of their certificates, Academic Documents, and three recent certified passport size photographs, a typed and signed CV and any other relevant documents.
  • The application must include the applicant’s telephone contact, e-mail address and telephone numbers of three referees.
  • An applicant should not apply for more than two posts.
  • An applicant who shall not formally receive communication from the University on completion of the selection exercise should consider
    themselves unsuccessful.
  • For the post of a security Guard, an applicant who has served in the armed forces and has left service should attach his/her discharge letter.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Muni University Senior Communication Officer Jobs in Uganda

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