11 JOB POSITIONS AT University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)

11 JOB POSITIONS AT University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)


 

11 JOB POSITIONS AT University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)

 

JOB AT University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) : Accountant

Description
Position Title: Accountant
Reports to: Senior Accountant
Group/Department: University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)
Location: Butaro, Rwanda

Position Overview

The Accountant is a member of UGHE’s growing Finance Team, and will be the team’s representative on the Butaro Campus, UGHE’s academic center. In this role, s/he will be the point person for students’ tuition finances, and will be directly responsible for accounts receivable, inventory management, and on-campus petty cash management. As a member of this dynamic team, in addition to the responsibilities outlined below, the Accountant will participate in regular Finance Team activities including cost estimations for grant budgets, annual program budget review cycles, and expense analysis.

 

Responsibilities

 

Accounts receivable and Student Engagement
Record accounts receivable transactions and ensure all relevant documentation is in place
Prepare an upload students’ monthly invoices according to their payment contracts
Maintain updated records for students tuition payment plans
Generate and disseminate monthly aging reports
Prepare student cases for Financial Council and facilitate the implementation of decisions made
Provide weekly reports of status of students and enforce financial policies included in the Student Handbook
Serve as the point person for students requesting information from the Finance Team
Prepare invoices, track payments and issue receipts for all executive courses delivered by UGHE
Inventory management
Develop the inventory module in the accounting software (SERENIC) including purchase orders (PO) and Goods Received Notes (GRN)
Ensure UGHE inventory is recorded and managed in accordance to policies and procedures
Coordinate the monthly stock take for all UGHE stock items and report variances
Petty Cash Management
Ensure that there is petty cash available to support the functioning of the campus
Process all petty cash transactions on campus
Record all petty cash transactions and perform a cash count on daily basis
Prepare a monthly petty cash reconciliation statement

 




Qualifications

At least 2 years of experience in finance or accounting required
Bachelors in accounting, finance, or related field required
Mastery of the basic standards of accounting
Demonstrated strength in relevant computer software including Excel, and experience with financial software including Seneric preferred
Fluency in English required, proficiency in Kinyarwanda preferred
Superior attention to detail and adaptability to rapidly changing work environments
Commitment to social justice and health care equity
Organization Overview

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery. Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes to the health system.
UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima—PIH’s sister organization—and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.
Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in need, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.

 

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JOB AT University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) : Coordinator of Community Based Education, Lecturer

 

Description
Position Title: Coordinator of Community Based Education, Lecturer
Reports to: Department Head, Community and Population Health Sciences
Location: Butaro, Rwanda

Position Overview

The Coordinator of Community Based Education (CCBE) will build and support UGHE’s community based education (CBE) program for the MBBS/MGHD integrated degree program. UGHE’s academic programs are built upon active learning approaches, leveraging education technology, community-based learning and exemplifying world class quality. The CCBE ensures that this vision is executed in every CBE module by collaborating with UGHE and visiting faculty, the Government of Rwanda, community healthcare practitioners, non-governmental organizations and other key constituencies. The ideal candidate has a clinical degree and a strong academic background in community-based healthcare delivery, community and public health and program management and can effectively apply his/her expertise to the MBBS/MGHD curricula.
In addition, the CCBE is highly self-motivated and passionate about higher education, with superior attention to detail and organizational skills. The CCBE will have experience with academic and administrative tasks, have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team, and have effective communication skills. The CCBE will interact with staff at all levels and across offices, as well as external constituents. The CCBE must exhibit great discretion, handle confidential matters with the utmost care, and possess a high level of sophistication in managing complex issues.

 

Specific Responsibilities

 

Academic Support
Assist in the design of an academically rich experience, integrating community-based healthcare and public health content, and ensuring continuity of content across multiple faculty in order to maximize student experience and to ensure students achieve desired competencies.
Conduct literature, media, and other module reviews to develop high caliber pre-, post-, and in-class materials
Format and execute evaluations and module assessments to ensure continuous quality improvement.
Serve as first point of contact for students, and support them during class, field and office hours.
Design or identify supplementary academic materials to increase learning, and facilitate in-class instruction.
Provide feedback on student assignments, maintain student grades, track participation and attendance using the online learning management system.
CBE Program Coordination and Administration
Manage and coordinate all program logistics, including financial management, to execute CBE modules
Liaise with other teams at UGHE/IMB, the local community, and health care providers in the community
Provide administrative support to the department head including scheduling and coordinating meetings for CBE team, developing agendas and presentations, and the taking of minutes.
Assist in administrative, logistical and coordination assignments as needed

Qualifications

 

Academic Credentials

Clinical bachelor’s degree in a health-related discipline, such as medicine, nursing or medical officer
Master’s in Public Health or equivalent degree
Experience in CBE is preferred
CBE Support and Management
Minimum two years professional experience with community-based healthcare delivery in the Rwanda health system
Experience collaborating with communities on health care projects
Experience in program planning and management, and demonstrated skills to organize and execute logistics
Experience working in higher education, including teaching or supporting content delivery is preferred.
Experience in curriculum development and active learning approaches, education technology, or other innovations in higher education preferred

 



General Requirements

Strong English writing and oral communication skills
Exemplary interpersonal skills; ability to effectively collaborate with culturally diverse teams and communities
Demonstrated analytical skills, good judgment, and creative problem-solving
Fluency in Google Suite products and Microsoft Office Suite programs, including Excel and PowerPoint
Fluency in spoken Kinyarwanda required; French language skills desirable
Availability to work evenings and weekends
Interest in social justice, health equity and gender equity strongly desirable
Able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekend and; able to travel for periods lasting two weeks
Organizational Profile

University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery. Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes to the health system. UGHE is committed to an exceptional educational experience rooted in dynamic and engaging courses prioritizing a high degree of faculty mentorship and experience-based learning.

UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima—PIH’s sister organization—and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.

Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in need, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.

To Apply

Applicants should provide: (1) a resume; (2) a cover letter; (3) names and contact information of three professional references (at least one from a supervisor) and; (4) a copy of higher education and clinical diplomas. Please upload your cover letter, references and diplomas as a single PDF file under “Additional Files” on the application page.

 

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JOB AT University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) : Director of Educational Development and Quality Center

 

Description

Title: Director of Educational Development and Quality Center
Reports to: Dean of Health Sciences
Location: Butaro (primary site) and Kigali, Rwanda (frequent travel will be required)

Role Overview

The Director of the Educational Development and Quality Center (EDQC) will oversee a center of excellence in teaching and learning, educational quality assurance, and education research at UGHE. The Director will serve as a key strategic thought partner and in-house pedagogy expert in the development of all academic programs at UGHE. S/he will direct the review and approval of curricula for UGHE’s academic programs, and will oversee monitoring and evaluation of teachers and teaching at UGHE. The Director will be responsible for mentoring and managing a team of professionals engaged in all aspects of curriculum and syllabus development, educational strategy, teaching and learning, student assessment, and educational innovations. In addition, the Director will be responsible for developing and carrying out health sciences educational programs including a Master’s degree in Health Sciences Education.

Responsibilities

Strategic Planning

Work with the Dean and others to oversee and assist with the development of academic programs at UGHE
Serve as the key point-person for all pedagogy at UGHE, ensuring cutting-edge, innovative and evidence-based approaches are used in the development and implementation of courses
Incubate proposals and innovative ideas for funding UGHE activities and programs
Serve as the director of a center of excellence in pedagogical quality assurance
Design, implement, and solicit funding for cutting edge educational research programs at UGHE
Management

Recruit, train, and mentor EDQC team members
Hire and supervise the director of e-Learning as UGHE expands its e-Learning strategy
Develop semi-annual plans, reports, and budgets to sustain EDQC activities at UGHE
Work in collaborative teams, including faculty and staff members, to improve educational outcomes at UGHE
Develop standards, guidelines, and policies related to teaching, learning, and student assessment at UGHE, including e-Learning, student data protections, and electronic educational records management
Curriculum Design

Assist faculty and leadership with the development of innovative and standards-aligned curricula and academic programs
Develop a toolkit of innovative pedagogical methods to be used by faculty at UGHE
Lead the development and delivery of a Master’s in Health Sciences Education program and short-courses on teaching and learning for faculty at UGHE and other institutions
Quality Assurance

Direct periodic program evaluation and curriculum review for all academic programs at UGHE
Oversee all academic quality assurance activities at UGHE, including the design of faculty reviews and assessments to be included in evaluations for reappointment and promotion
Play a leading role in quality assurance for internal and external accreditation of UGHE in general and each of its specific academic programs

 

Qualifications

 

Master’s degree (minimum) or PhD/EdD (preferred) in an education-related field, ideally in health sciences or medical education
A minimum of 5 years of experience in higher education leadership roles focused on teaching and learning initiatives with a strong foundation in pedagogy, instructional design, academic technology, quality assurance, and online learning
Experience building and executing online and blended learning academic experiences for higher education and executive education audiences
Experience developing health science and/or global health education and training in international and higher education settings
Experience teaching, developing curricula for, and implementing programs for students and adult learners
Record of success in instructor development and pedagogical improvement
Experience applying research to curricular innovations and instructor development
Knowledge of best practices in teaching and learning and emerging technologies
Experience in the development and administration of online courses utilizing learning management systems
A track-record of funded proposals in education research or educational programs
Exemplary interpersonal skills; ability to effectively collaborate with culturally diverse staff across departments and countries
Experience working in Rwanda or in other relevant contexts
Proficiency in French or Kinyarwanda desirable
Availability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays and to travel outside of Rwanda
Interest in social justice strongly desirable
Benefits of Working at UGHE

UGHE faculty will be based at our campus in Butaro, Northern Rwanda. The campus is situated in a scenic area with a mild climate year-round. New, on-campus housing is available for full-time faculty. UGHE also offers a competitive salary and health care benefits. Faculty moving to UGHE from outside of Rwanda for this position will receive a relocation allotment and an annual stipend for travel to their home countries for themselves and eligible dependents.

 



 

To Apply

 

Applicants should provide: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a cover letter, (3) a personal statement addressing your vision for educational and quality assurance innovation at UGHE, and (4) names and contact information of three professional references (at least one from a supervisor) who can attest to leadership, educational quality assurance and/or innovation, and management experience, and (5) a copy of higher education diplomas. Please upload your cover letter, personal statement, and credentials as a single PDF file under “Additional Files” on the application page.

 

Organizational Profile

 

University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery. Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes to the health system. UGHE is committed to an exceptional educational experience rooted in dynamic and engaging courses prioritizing a high degree of faculty mentorship and experience-based learning.

UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima—PIH’s sister organization—and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.

Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in need, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.

Partners In Health, and its subsidiaries including the University of Global Health Equity, is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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JOB AT University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) : Driver

 

Description

Job Title: Driver

 

Reports : Procurement and Logistics Assistant

Group/Department: University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)

Location: Rwanda – Butaro

Position Overview

The Driver will be responsible for driving UGHE staff and other authorized passengers, transporting goods and services (information) and checking the mechanical conditions of the UGHE vehicle regularly and supporting the rapidly growing operations of the university project.

Responsibilities:

Ensure the safe and reliable transportation of UGHE staff, colleagues, and guests. Transport is not limited to Kigali and will require frequent trips to rural areas, predominantly Burera and Kayonza Districts. Overnight stays will be required at times
Maintain high standard of service to both UGHE staff and guests.
Ensure punctuality and safe transport
Observe the road and traffic laws and regulations.
Alcohol must not be consumed or present whilst on duty
Ensure vehicle is kept clean, tidy and in good working condition at all times
Ensure vehicle is given regular/day-to-day maintenance checks: check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres, etc.
Ensure the vehicle is serviced regularly according to schedule.
Ensure vehicle insurance and registration is updated according to schedule
Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, etc;

 

 



 

Qualifications:

 

At least Ordinary level certificate
Driving certification, with at least 5 years of experience preferably working with Government, Private or International Institutions
Experience driving in rural areas under difficult conditions
Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda. Knowledge of French is an added advantage
Basic Computer Skills (Excel and Word) preferred
Outstanding character and integrity
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with professionals at all levels in diverse settings; must be flexible, reliable, responsive and resourceful
Demonstrated organizational and communication skills
Commitment to social justice and health care equity
Organizational Profile

University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery. Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes to the health system.

UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima—PIH’s sister organization—and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.

Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in needed, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.

 

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JOB AT University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) : Electrician

 

Description
Job Title: Electrician
Reports to: Facilities Manager
Location: Butaro, Burera District, Rwanda

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for ensuring all time electrical connectivity within the Campus premises through proper electrical installation and regular maintenance.

Responsibilities:
Engage in regular maintenance or new electrical installation works alongside electrical contractor to facilitate proper repairing of failures or extension of electrical power to new points of use;
Conduct diagnosis of systems and components malfunctioning, using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem;
Participate in regular preparation of materials estimates needed for various electrical works so as to guide in the purchase of the same for execution of works;
Prepare preliminary route sketches for minor installations on a regular basis to act as a guide on how the power supply connections will be fixed;
Engage in regular troubleshooting issues within the power network to diagnose any new developing failures within the power system and hence plan for repairs on time;
Prepare a comprehensive lists of electrical materials when need be for maintenance or new installations.to guide in the purchase of the same;
Participate in offering regular on job training to new electrical artisans to enable them get well acquainted with the new work environment and the different roles;
Respond to regular electrical emergencies within the Campus as directed by the facilities manager so as to effect the necessary remedies of the same where possible or escalate in case of any needed assistance;
Respond to regular electrical concerns raised by various stakeholders within the Campus such as short circuits, dysfunctional sockets and others to offer remedy to enable continuity of operations;
Participate in the installation of electric power to new extensions within the Campus when need be so as to ensure proper connectivity for the required extension purpose;
Engage in regular inspection of different areas within the Campus to identify any lighting needs to inform the necessary course of action e.g. new points that require street/path lights;
Perform regular inspections at all the campus electrical distribution boards to ensure their adequate functionality; and,
Manage all regular servicing schedules for all the campus electricity plants including but not limited to; Generators, lights, etc..
Qualifications:
Minimum of 2 years of work experience in electrical installation and maintenance;
Minimum of Diploma in Electrical Installation and Maintenance or Certificate / Craft certificate in Electrical Installation and Maintenance from a recognized institution;
Computer skills in word processing, database, and spreadsheet programs; proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
Demonstrated knowledge of the health and safety practices applicable;
Ability to work carefully, methodically and safely;
Ability to follow technical drawings and wiring diagrams;
Proficient with direct installation of wiring;
Exceptional interpersonal skills including ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse staff, partners, and clients;
Ability to work independently and take initiative; must be a quick learner, able to multi-task and easily adapt to changing circumstances;
Advanced organizational skills and capacity to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality;
Ability to effectively work on a team in a complex, fast-paced environment;
Demonstrated maturity and judgment;
Passion for social justice and desire to contribute to global health education; and,
Ability to collaborate effectively with culturally diverse staff across departments and organizations.




 

Organizational Profile:

 

 

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery. Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes to the health system.
UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima—PIH’s sister organization—and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.
Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in need, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.
Partners In Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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JOB AT University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) : Faculty of Health Sciences

 

 

Description

Position Description
Founding faculty in the UGHE medical program will be responsible for working as part of a team to develop and teach courses in the health sciences using cutting-edge pedagogical methods. Faculty members must have a deep commitment to excellence in teaching and a broad expertise in pharmacology, anatomy and physiology, or histology and pathology. All UGHE faculty members will be required to conduct research and pursue external grant funding.

Academic Responsibilities

Lead the development and improvement of longitudinal, integrated courses in the foundational health sciences
Develop syllabi, modules, learning objectives, student assessments, case studies, simulations, problem-solving activities and classroom activities for many different science modules and courses to be taught at UGHE
Write and oversee the preparation and delivery of examinations in the foundational health sciences and assume responsibility for timely reporting of student grades to the Dean’s office
Recruit and coordinate part-time and visiting faculty to co-teach foundational sciences at UGHE
Develop, or research and source, course materials to be integrated into student assignments, including readings and teaching videos
Deliver interactive and engaging classroom instruction
Organize all course materials in a clear, presentable way on the UGHE learning management system
Teach laboratory classes and/or clinical simulation-based classes
Participate in regular curriculum integration meetings across the UGHE faculty, and support community-based learning
Coordinate with the Educational Development and Quality Center at UGHE to implement evidence-based continuous improvement of teaching and courses
Solicit and develop international institutional relationships and partnerships
Contribute to research at UGHE and to the development of a UGHE research agenda
Administrative Responsibilities

Mentor and advise students and supervise student research projects
Manage course supplies and laboratory supplies, including ordering, stocking, preparation, and distribution
Develop semi-annual plans, reports, and budgets to sustain academic activities at UGHE
Serve on university committees and represent the university on external committees as assigned
Perform additional duties as required
Qualifications

Earned doctoral degree in a related field (PhD or MD plus specialty training), or an MBBS-equivalent degree with a Master’s degree; additional qualification in medical education / teaching and learning preferred
Proven subject matter expertise in one of the following subject areas: (1) anatomy and physiology, (2) clinical pharmacology, (3) pathology, (4) biochemistry, (5) microbiology. Individuals with strong expertise in other subject areas that are foundational to the practice of medicine and and who can provide evidence of an ability to teach many different subjects may be considered.
At least three years of experience with teaching and curriculum development in higher education
Familiarity and experience with innovative teaching methods, such as team-based learning and problem-based learning, blended learning, formative assessment, peer instruction, or online learning
Experience teaching and managing laboratory courses, or experience teaching clinical skills and judgement in clinical skills laboratories
Track record of excellence in teaching and a passion for learning new material and teaching methods
Track record of research productivity with peer-reviewed publications
Experience with new and rapidly-growing organizations, initiatives, or departments, with an entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Fluency in English required; French or Kinyarwanda language skills desired but not mandatory
Benefits of Working at UGHE

UGHE faculty will be based at our campus in Butaro, Northern Rwanda. The campus is situated in a scenic area with a mild climate year-round. New, on-campus housing is available for full-time faculty. UGHE also offers a competitive salary and health care benefits. Faculty moving to UGHE from outside of Rwanda for this position will receive a relocation allotment and an annual stipend for travel to their home countries for themselves and eligible dependents.

To Apply

Applicants should provide: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a cover letter, (3) a personal statement addressing teaching philosophy and experience working with diverse student populations, (4) names and contact information of three professional references who can attest to experience in education, leadership and management experience, and/or experience in academic administration; at least one of these references should be an immediate supervisor and (5) copies of all degrees earned and current professional certifications. Please upload your cover letter, personal statement, and proof of degrees attained as a single PDF file under “Additional Files” on the application page. The successful candidate will start no later than June, 2019. Please apply by March 15, 2019 for full consideration of your application.



 

Organizational Profile

 

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery. Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes in health care.

UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. Over three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima (IMB) – PIH’s sister organization – and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.

The Bachelors of Medicine, Bachelors of Surgery (MBBS) program, to be launched in July 2019, aims to improve individual and population health by training diverse clinician leaders with the skills, attitudes, and commitment to promote wellness, to ease suffering, and to develop more effective and equitable health care delivery systems. Consistent with UGHE’s vision of training future leaders with expertise in health care delivery, MBBS students will also be granted the MGHD degree. In 2017, the Center for Nursing and Midwifery Leadership (CNML) was developed to address the gaps in nursing and midwifery education and to meet the needs of the health care system and most vulnerable patients around the globe.

Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in their drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in needed, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as they uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.

Partners In Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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JOB AT University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) : Front Desk Administrative Assistant

 

Description
Job Title: Front Desk Administrative Assistant
Reports to: Butao Administrative Coordinator
Location: Butaro, Burera District, Rwanda

Position Overview

This position is responsible for providing administrative services to faculty members, staff members, students and University visitors by disseminating relevant information as well as providing directions.

Responsibilities
Act as the point of contact for internal and external clients at the central service department on a daily basis to ensure clients, staff and students are attended to in an orderly fashion;
Provide support in office space management through rearranging and designating staffs to ensure proper utilisation of the space;
Maintain an electronic and hard copy filing system, including recording outgoing and incoming courier and invoices as well as ensuring regular checking of UGHE Mail Box for other incoming couriers in liaison with Kigali Front Desk Administrative Assistant.
Triaging incoming requests, queries, phone calls, and invitations;
Support in the requisition of office supplies and despatch of the same to various office.
Maintain complete and accurate front desk logs, including daily interaction forms detailing all the issues and feedback given;
Provide program and event assistance by answering questions and guiding participants to the appropriate location;
Acts as customer care advisors of the University by feedback and suggestions with appropriate justification when necessary to visitors, students and staff members;
Support in booking meeting rooms and allocation office space in liaison with Administration and Campus Operations teams; and,
Support in resolving any administrative problems and perform other tasks as assigned.




Qualifications

Minimum of 2 years of work experience in providing administrative services;
Minimum of bachelor’s degree in education, communications, business management, or related field from a recognised institution
Fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive
Intermediate experience in processing financial transactions.
Ability to work independently and take initiative; must be a quick learner, able to multi-task and easily adapt to changing circumstances;
Exceptional interpersonal skills including ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse staff, partners, and clients;
Advanced organizational skills and capacity to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality;
Ability to effectively work on a team in a complex, fast-paced environment;
Demonstrated maturity and judgment;
Passion for social justice and desire to contribute to global health education;
Ability to collaborate effectively with culturally diverse staff across departments and organizations; and,
Fast learner of the institutions programs and offering.
Organizational Profile

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery. Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes to the health system.

UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima—PIH’s sister organization—and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.

Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in need, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.

Partners In Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to apply

Applicants should provide: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a cover letter, (3) a personal statement addressing candidate’s experience working in a related field, (4) names and contact information of three professional references who can attest to experience in education, leadership and management experience; at least one of these references should be an immediate supervisor and (5) copies of all degrees earned and current professional certifications.

Please upload your cover letter, personal statement, and proof of degrees attained as a single PDF file under “Additional Files” on the application page.

 

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JOB AT University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) : Head of Simulation Center

 

Description
Job Title: Head of Simulation Center
Reports to: Dean of Health Sciences
Location: Butaro, Burera District, Rwanda
Position Overview

The Simulation Center head oversees the operations of the UGHE simulation center, including its proper equipping, stocking, and maintenance. The head also works in consultation with UGHE faculty to plan and prepare simulation coursework aligned with the basic science and clinical curricula of UGHE’s medical program.

Responsibilities

Set up the simulation center at UGHE by planning and procuring furnishings, equipment, consumables, and supplies to ensure excellent functionality;
Project and manage the simulation center budget to ensure allocation of adequate resources and prudent utilization of resources;
Develop and implement procurement plans for the simulation center in line with budgetary allocation to ensure the department has adequate resources to effectively carry out its duties;
Collaborate with faculty and teaching staff to schedule simulation sessions to ensure efficient allocation of time for practical sessions;
Participate in preparation of practical teaching materials as well as instructional materials for students to ensure an excellent simulation learning experience;
Perform practical demonstrations with the students to ensure that they understand the material and acquire necessary simulation/clinical skills;
Set up the simulation center for specific cases and skills practice, and ensure it is returned to excellent working condition after the sessions;
Develop partnerships with local clinical institutions as supported by the institution;
Examine and evaluate students to confirm that learning has actually taken place; and
Recruit, screen, coordinate hiring, and supervise simulation assistants, as needed.

 




Qualifications

 

Minimum of 3 years of experience working in simulation instruction, or at least 2 years of clinical work with at least 1 year of experience in simulation;
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in nursing or a closely related field;
Master’s degree preferred;
Experience in creative methods of teaching and learning;
Deep knowledge of basic clinical scenarios and emergency procedures;
Fluency in English (Kinyarwanda fluency desired);
Budget management;
Ability to multitask and pay attention to detail and quality;
Results oriented with adherence to deliverables and deadlines;
Excellent interpersonal skills;
Ability to work in a team in a complex, fast-paced environment; and,
Demonstrated ability to be well organized.
Organizational Profile

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery. Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes to the health system.

UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima—PIH’s sister organization—and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.

Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in need, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.

Partners In Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

How to apply

 

Applicants should provide: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a cover letter, (3) names and contact information of three professional references who can attest to experience in the required job functions; at least one of these references should be an immediate supervisor and (4) copies of all degrees earned and current professional certifications.

Please upload your cover letter, references, and proof of degrees attained as a single PDF file under “Additional Files” on the application page.

 

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JOB AT University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) : Plumber

 

Description
Job Title: Plumber
Reports to: Facilities Manager
Location: Butaro, Burera District, Rwanda

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for providing plumbing maintenance and installation services to the Campus water and sewerage systems to ensure proper distribution of water and disposal.

Responsibilities:
Provide regular maintenance of water and sewerage pipes within the Campus through repairs or replacement of broken or old pipes to curb any leakages;
Install and fix sanitary appliances in Campus buildings to ensure the usability of the same and proper water connection needed for their operation based on need;
Participate in preparation of water pipes installation sketches for new buildings so as to guide in the installation process as well as ensure proper coverage of the building;
Install and maintain plumbing systems in the campus premises in accordance with the appropriate regulations to an approved standard;
Carry out a full range of plumbing, general maintenance and replacements;
Repair and maintain plumbing system by replacing washers in leaky faucets, mending burst pipes and opening clogged drains; repairs and maintain internal plumbing systems and external drains; cleans plumbing systems utilizing appropriate equipment;
Complete reports on all inspections, checks and remedial works carried out including the use of computer software for recording details for which instruction will be given;
Prepare equipment and plans for plumbing job by reading blueprints, coordinating with co-workers and assembling appropriate equipment;
Inspect structure to ascertain obstructions to be avoided to prevent weakening of structure resulting from installation of pipe;
Inspect and investigate leaks to determine appropriate actions to resolve and repair; maintains, installs, and replaces various plumbing pipes, fittings, fixtures, valves, and other related appliances within campus facilities and infrastructure according to the international plumbing code; and,
Travel to other UGHE sites to provide plumbing maintenance support whenever its needed.

 




 

Qualifications:

 

Minimum of 2-3 years of work experience in provision of plumbing services and maintenance;
Diploma or Craft Certificate in Plumbing and pipe installation from a recognized institution;
Computer skills in word processing, and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
Demonstrated knowledge of the health and safety practices applicable;
Ability to work independently and take initiative; must be a quick learner, able to multi-task and easily adapt to changing circumstances;
Ability to install, repair and maintain plumbing fixtures and systems;
Knowledge of legal restrictions and safety rules;
Ability to test pipes for leakages;
Exceptional interpersonal skills including ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse staff, partners, and clients;
Advanced organizational skills and capacity to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality;
Ability to effectively work on a team in a complex, fast-paced environment;
Demonstrated maturity and judgment;
Passion for social justice and desire to contribute to global health education; and,
Ability to collaborate effectively with culturally diverse staff across departments and organizations.
Organizational Profile:

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery. Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes to the health system.

UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima—PIH’s sister organization—and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.

Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in need, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.
Partners In Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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JOB AT University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) : Procurement and Logistics Coordinator

 

Description

Job Title: Procurement and Logistics Coordinator

Reports to: Procurement Manager

Location: Butaro, Rwanda

Position Overview

This position is responsible for implementing procurement policies, procedures, and coordinating the development of departmental procurement plans in Butaro campus to ensure an efficient procurement process as well as adherence to the procurement and disposal regulations.

Responsibilities

Carry out an assessment of Butaro Campus procurement needs and oversee the procurement of services, goods, and works in liaison with the Director of Campus Operations and appointed team members;
Prepare tender documents in liaison with the Operations, Administration and Warehouse team for the purpose of contracting for various services and goods required;
Coordinate the development and implementation of departmental procurement plans across the Campus in liaison with the Campus Operations Manager;
Review vendor relationships, existing contracts, and develop Campus procurement policies and procedures that address the short-term and long-term needs.
Create and manage systems to ensure an efficient supply chain system that minimizes stock outs and waste.
Support UGHE’s community impact, work to ensure that as many goods as possible are purchased localled from the Butaro area and Burera District.
Manage key vendors and explore options for pooled procurement, long-term agreements, volume price reductions, and other cost-management strategies;
Make the procurement process collaborative enough to ensure compliance, and appropriate evaluation of tenders and contracts;
Inspect goods and services delivered to ensure conformity with requested specifications for confirmation;
Update and maintain all procurement records on a daily basis to minimize variances;
Manage transport logistics through allocation of drivers to be responsible for office operations, trips, and airport pickup and drop offs of international guests;
Manage the university’s fleet, ensure they are fuelled, serviced and vehicles’ certificates updates, and ensure they are compliant to transport and traffic laws;
Manage the supply of consumables on campus and ensure that offices, classrooms and accommodations are fully stocked with the required supply of consumables; and,
Support the Campus Operations team with other logistics needs on Campus as requested.




Qualifications

 

Successful candidates must have at least five (5) years relevant work experience in Procurement and Logistics Management or other related experience
Have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in in Procurement or Supply Chain Management, Inventory Management or related fields from a regionally recognised Institution.
Advanced/ Professional Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management with registration to professional body.
Advanced organizational skills and capacity to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality
Ability to effectively work on a team in a complex, fast-paced environment
Computer skills in word processing, database, and spreadsheet programs; proficiency in Microsoft Office or Google G Suite applications
Exceptional interpersonal skills including ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse staff, partners, and clients.

Organizational Profile

 

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery. Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes to the health system.

UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima—PIH’s sister organization—and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.

Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in need, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.

Partners In Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to Apply

Applicants should provide: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a cover letter, (3) a personal statement addressing candidate’s experience working in a related field, (4) names and contact information of three professional references who can attest to experience in education, leadership and management experience; at least one of these references should be an immediate supervisor and (5) copies of all degrees earned and current professional certifications.

Please upload your cover letter, personal statement, and proof of degrees attained as a single PDF file under “Additional Files” on the application page.

 

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JOB AT University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) : Student Services Coordinator

 

Description
Position Overview

The Student Services Coordinator is an integral and valued member of a small team that is building robust systems to support an environment conducive to all students’ wellbeing at UGHE. S/he will execute and aid in the development of UGHE’s student offerings and services, ensuring that each student has the tools and support for success personally, professionally, and academically. The Coordinator will execute programs for students in the following areas:

Alumni relations
Career development
Community engagement
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Culture
Leadership development
Orientation
Recreation and leisure
Residential life
Student government
Wellness
International student services
The Coordinator will interact with students, faculty, staff, and, on occasion, external partners at all levels, across time zones and cultures. S/he must be committed to engaging collaboratively with faculty and students to respond effectively and empathetically to concerns.




Responsibilities

Serve as the representative for student affairs in any events in which UGHE students are engaged
Execute and support in the development of new programs and facilities related to student services and student experience, with deep attention to fostering an environment that enhances the students’ educational opportunities through an exceptional living and learning experience
Promote and foster a student culture where diversity is honored and where students learn to respect differences, to take responsibility for their actions, and to exercise leadership and community engagement, while also ensuring that all students are supported according to the equity values at the core of UGHE’s mission
Execute and process both formal and informal systems for receiving and addressing student feedback
Report student feedback to the Manager of Admissions, Records, and Student Services, and ensure timely implementation of solutions
Proactively identify and respond to any campus crises or emergencies related to students’ well-being
Develop and execute Orientation activities with the support of the Resident Assistant
Ensure students are following residence life UGHE policies and procedures
Report any misconduct or violations to residence life UGHE policies and procedures to UGHE administration
Supervise and lead the campus Resident Assistant
Qualifications

Degree in higher education, student services/affairs, counselling, social work, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
A minimum of 2 years of experience in higher education, program administration, or counseling activities.
Experience in multicultural education, community engagement, and/or leadership development
Demonstrated excellence in leadership and administrative skills
A passion for providing and supporting an environment in which all students can thrive, and a deep commitment to the mission of the University as well as a vision for increased excellence in the student experience required
Experience in project management and/or program creation, design, and implementation, particularly in a fast-paced, startup environments
Proven ability to manage through crises with discretion and a sense of responsibility and respect for students, families, and the institution
Strong communication skills and a proven ability to work with and represent the student experience to faculty, staff, alumni and other stakeholders
Experience in multicultural working environment required; experience working in low and middle income countries preferred
Fluency in English required; Fluency in Kinyarwanda and/or French desired
This position will require working beyond traditional hours.

 

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