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Higher Education Officer: Research & Planning

  • Post-graduate education
  • Teaching, training
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) was established under “The Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, 2001” to regulate and guide the establishment and management of institutions of higher learning, regulate the quality of higher education, equating of qualifications and to advise government on higher education issues. NCHE is seeking to fill up the following positions with suitably qualified and skilled individuals.






Qualified candidates should submit the following:

  1. Five (5) copies of a hand written application letter;
  2. An up- to- date and detailed Curriculum Vitae, including names and contacts of three credible referees;
  3. Copies of academic qualifications/Credentials;
  4. A copy of a valid National Identity Card/ Identity Card; and;
  5. Any other relevant documents to support the application.


Responsibilities

  1. Reports to the Senior Higher Education Officer, Research and Planning;
  2. Assists in the planning and management of research studies including both routine survey (e.g. tracer studies, unit cost etc); and general policy;
  3. Assists in the development and review of the NCHE Research and planning related policies and programmes;
  4. Assist in the development , monitoring and review of the NCHE Strategic Plan;
  5. Manages and updates the NCHE Research Database and Agenda;
  6. Assists in the management and training of Research Assistants/Field Officers etc, to implement   research projects;
  7. Assists in designing Standard Operating Proce­dures (SOPs) and instruments   for data collection;
  8. Assists in reviewing of the appropriate software for statistical analysis;
  9. Assists in the data collection and analysis;
  10. Assists in carrying out research activities and pub­lishes results in reputable journals and internation­ally recognized conference proceedings;
  11. Assists in the organization of awareness workshops to inform Higher Education institutions on issues regarding statistical data like enrolment ratio etc;
  12. Assists in the preparation of disseminative reports (annual reports etc) for the attention of the Director Research, Development; and;
  13. Carries out any other duties that may be assigned from time-to-time by the superiors


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kampala
Area of work: Teaching, training
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: Performance monitoring and evaluation; Data collection; Educational testing; Training program planning; Research planning
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Uganda National Council of Higher Education

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The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) was established under “The Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, 2001” to regulate and guide the establishment and management of institutions of higher learning, regulate the quality of higher education, equating of qualifications and to advise government on higher education issues.


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