Deputy University Secretary

at Soroti University
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted May 25, 2020
Category Admin & Office
Currency UGX


Salary Scale: (M4)
Responsible to: University Secretary
Responsible for: Senior Assistant Secretary
Age of Applicant: (40 - 50 years)
Tenure: Permanent

1) Deputize the University Secretary in execution of his/her mandate as prescribed
by Law
2) Supports the University Secretary in policy formulation and general
administration of the University;
3) Supports the University Secretary in drafting memoranda to Council and its
4) Organizes meetings for Council and its committee;
5) Guides and offers advice to University Management in respect to implementation
of Council policies and recommendations;
6) Provides corporate services in support of the effective governance of the
7) In particular be in charge of maintenance of the University-Asset Register
8) Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the University Secretary

To deputize the University Secretary in management of University Assets, resources as
well as assist him/her in providing secretariat ' services to the University Council and other Council Committees.


Analytical ability
Interpersonal, negotiation and leadership skills.
Tactical and strategic planning skills
Ready to work long hours
Communication skills
Computer literacy

Experience Requirements

A minimum of eight (8) years’ experience, four (4) of which should have been gained in Management of Higher Education at a Senior level after acquisition of the Master’s degree.

Education Requirements

Holder of a Master degree in any of the following from a recognised Institution:
i. Law
ii. Public Administration and Management
iii. Higher Education Management
iv. Education Management and Administration
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree (Honours) in any of the following from a recognized institution;
i. Education
ii. Social Science
iii. Public Administration
iv. Law
3) Strong leadership, interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills;
4) Proven ability to apply specialized computer skills relevant to the post;

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