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Assessment Officer Agriculture (Crop Sciences)

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Ref No: UBTEB/HRM-EXT/003/01/2021
To implement assessment processes in Crop Sciences fields.
Qualifications and Working Experience
a) An Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or Agribusiness or Agricultural Land Use & Management or Vocational Studies in Agriculture from a recognised institution,
b) A Diploma in Agriculture or Crop production or Agroforestry from a recognised institution;
c) Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in employment in Agriculture, Teaching in Agricultural Training Institutions or handling agriculture examinations in a national examinations / assessment body;
d) A teaching qualification is an added advantage;
e) 25 – 40 years of age at entry.
MODE OF APPLICATION
Three sets of handwritten applications with detailed CVs and photocopies of Academic Certificates, Testimonials, Transcripts and/or Result slips; Three (3) most recent and clear passport size photographs, Names and addresses of two referees, A letter of recommendation from the current or most recent employer, telephone contacts and emails of both the applicant and the referees; should be submitted in sealed envelopes and hand delivered not later than 23rd January, 2021 at 5.00p.m to the address indicated below. The Job title and Reference Number should be clearly written on the top left corner of the envelope. Applications should be addressed to;

Responsibilities

1. Participate and implement approved processes and procedures in development, moderation, typing and proofreading of test items in the Crop Sciences fields and ensure they are conducted in line with rules and regulations;
2. Implement the approved assessment syllabi, tools, manuals and guidelines in the Crop Sciences fields;
3. Participate in verification of continuous assessment marks/results candidates in Crop Sciences fields;
4. Gather all the necessary information and data in preparation and development of unit work plans, budgets and activity progress reports;
5. Collect and critically analyse data for development of polices, manuals, standards, for the Crop Sciences fields;
6. Provide all technical input in the process of registration of candidates (verification and enrolment), examination time-tables and circulars in the Crop Sciences fields;
7. Participate in all approved activities of the department including marking exercise, supervision of examinations, inspection and monitoring of real life projects and industrial training for candidates in Crop Sciences fields;
8. Collect accurate data on institutions for accreditation as examination centres for Crop Sciences fields;
9. Implement approved set standards and guidelines in execution of assessment processes;
10.Collect all the data for he verification of continuous assessment marks/results candidates in Crop Sciences fields;
11.Verify entry forms/candidates’ registration data, compute assessment fees and register candidates for Crop Sciences fields;
12.Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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