Uganda Christian University Deputy Vice Chancellor - Academic Affairs Jobs in Uganda

Uganda Christian University Deputy Vice Chancellor - Academic Affairs Jobs in Uganda

Reports to:
  • Vice Chancellor
    Salary & Benefits:
  • Attractive & Competitive

    Uganda Christian University (UCU) is a private institution founded in 1997 by the Province of the Church of Uganda. It equips students for productive, holistic lives of Christian faith and service.

    UCU is seeking to recruit a highly motivated, innovative and committed person to fill the position of Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

    This is a senior position within the University’s Management structure and the job holder is responsible for the administration, organization and quality of all academic matters including admission, undergraduate studies, post-graduate studies, examinations, research and publications.

    Areas of Focus:

  • Promoting and protecting the Christian identity of the University.
  • Planning and implementing the University goals and objectives in the best interest of the Institution.
  • Enforcing the quality of academic programmes, curricula, delivery processes and structures.
  • Overseeing the teaching, examination and granting of academic qualifications of the University.
  • Mobilizing resources for research, academic growth and development of the University.
  • Promoting excellence of research, innovation and publication in the University.
  • Overseeing the recruitment, retention, academic excellence, and holistic development of students on all UCU campuses.
  • Managing the recruitment of academic staff in liaison with the Human Resource Department.
  • Leading, motivating and developing an excellent team of academic staff.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the academic staff performance.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the University academic performance.
  • Networking and facilitating collaboration with partners and other universities to promote research and academic exchange.
  • Marketing, promoting and harnessing the Intellectual Capital of the University.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Vice Chancellor.


    Qualifications, Experience and Personal Attribute

  • Must be a person of strong Christian faith and a member of the Church of Uganda or of the Anglican Communion Churches in fellowship with the Church of Uganda.
  • Must be of high ethical standards,
    integrity and professionalism.
  • A holder of a PhD at the rank of at least Senior Lecturer.
  • Must have held a Senior Management position in a Higher Education Institution for at least five (5) years at the level of at least, Head of Department.
  • Demonstrable resource mobilization skills.
  • Preference to a person who has been published in peer-reviewed national / international journals or books.
  • Evidence of presentations at national / international conferences/seminars.
  • Have the potential to promote learning and research in a competitive environment.
  • Demonstrable initiative and innovation towards the academic growth of the University.
  • Have an awareness of the legal framework for higher education in Uganda.
  • Have an understanding and commitment to research and academic excellence.
  • Demonstrate capacity to learn and change, and to lead a team of academic staff.
  • Literacy in ICT and competency in MS Office Applications.

    How to Apply

    Application procedure:

  • Send an application letter (hand delivered or electronically) clearly demonstrating suitability together with an updated Curriculum Vitae and three (Academic, Leadership, Pastoral) references.
  • Attach copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts.
  • Address it to; the Secretary Search Committee for the Position of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs)
  • Uganda Christian University
  • Pilkington Building
  • Po Box 4, Mukono
  • Email:
  • Deadline: 5:00p.m. Monday, 10th June 2019
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Uganda Christian University Deputy Vice Chancellor - Academic Affairs Jobs in Uganda

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