job at UNIVERSITY OF RWANDA : Advisors to Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research (deadline 12/March/2018)

job at UNIVERSITY OF RWANDA :	Advisors to Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research (deadline 12/March/2018)

job at UNIVERSITY OF RWANDA : Advisers to Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research (deadline 12/March/2018)


Job Description


– To help in implementing strategic leadership plans of the academic portfolio and research profile

– To participate in the establishment of best practices of managerial responsibilities

– Upon request, liaise with stakeholders in order to ensure quality education and research

– Make sure that institutional management on students’ statistics updated

– Oversee annual academic calendar and propose possible changes where necessary

– Ensure teaching and assessment timetable is respected; Participate in formulation of internal assessment policy

– To analyze, summarize and provide comments and/or advice on contents of dossiers before submitting them to the concerned units

– To prepare documents that need to be used during meetings and conferences organized by the DVC and/or to which he/she participates

– To write reports of audiences, meetings and conferences held by the DVC; to check the content and form of documents presented for signature

– To lead and supervise the staff of the Office of the DVC; Organize events of graduation


Job Profile


Bachelors Degree in any of the following areas: Education Planning, Education Management, Public Administration. Masters Degree in any of the above fields of study will be an added advantage.
1 years of working experience for Masters degree holder or 3 years for the Bachelors degree holder in a similar function in Institutions of Higher Learning or similar organizations

2. Experience of working with new technologies to enhance the quality of processes in higher education
4. Comprehensive knowledge of the work practices, processes and procedures relevant to the function
5. Operating knowledge of service/systems/processes in own area that is required to provide first line advice and guidance, typically of a more technical/specialized nature, to customers/clients
6. Experience of working independently and without close supervision
7. Working knowledge of the activities of other functions of the Ministry relevant to the department


Specific Competences required for the job of Advisers


1.Demonstrated tracked record of Strategic Planning and Project Management skills
2.Extensive knowledge of UR systems, Procedures and Operational activities
3.Excellent research, analytical planning, organizational and management skills
4.Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to convey concepts and recommendations to staff at various levels in stakeholder organizations, both orally and in writing, in a clear and concise style;
5.Ability to draft/edit a variety of reports, presentations and communications.
6.Demonstrated skills on the application of IT tools to support digitalization and efficient operations of the University
7.Demonstrated Skills in Project Management cycle
8.Fluent in English both written and spoken.
9. Very good interpersonal skills, including ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries
10.Ability to work under pressure and to effectively handle multiple tasks and under minimum supervision
11.Be a client centered approach







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