Re-Advertisement for the position of Deputy Vice Chancellor, Finance & Administration

Re-Advertisement for the position of Deputy Vice Chancellor, Finance & Administration

Kabale University (KAB) is one of the Public Universities of Uganda.  KAB enjoys the unique status of being the first university of its kind in Uganda, to metamorphose from private to public.  It was established by the Parliament of Uganda through Statutory Instrument 2015 No. 36 of 16th July 2015, in accordance with The Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act (2001) (as amended).  Prior to this, Kabale University was a not-for-profit Private University, created and owned by the people of the Kigezi Region of South-Western Uganda.  The University admitted its 42 pioneer students in 2002, and presently has an enrolment of 3000 students; coming from all parts of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, DRC Congo, and Sudan.  Kabale University was granted Charter Certificate No. UI.CH.008 on 29th September 2014. 

 The main Campus is located on Kikungiri Hill in Kabale Municipality, about 2 km off Kabale–Katuna-Kigali (Rwanda) Highway.  The University is strategically located between the Anglophone and Francophone zones of the Great Lakes Region of Eastern Africa.  KAB offers a serene environment for academic pursuit.

The University currently offers diploma, undergraduate and post graduate programmes  in the School of Medicine; Faculty of Computing Library & Information Science;  Faculty of Engineering, Technology, Applied Design & Fine Art;  Faculty of Education;  Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences;  Faculty of Science and the Institute of Language Studies.

 The University seeks applications for the position of Deputy Vice Chancellor position, Finance & Administration (Re-advertised). Please visit for details. THOSE WHO APPLIED EARLIER NEED NOT APPLY AGAIN.

Salary Scale M2 Tenure – 5 Year Contract
Responsible to: Vice Chancellor
Responsible for: University Secretary, University Bursar,
Duty Station Kabale University, Kikungiri Campus, Kabale Municipality

To ensure efficient and sound financial management, planning, prudent investment and administration of the University.

Academic Qualifications, Experience, skills & Competencies:

  1. Should have a PhD from a recognized University/Institution
  2. Should have at least ten (10) years of proven experience in management, leadership and administration, three (3) of which should have been at a senior level from a reputable Institution.
  3. Should have good knowledge and skills of financial management and resource mobilization.
  4. Should have knowledge and experience in strategic planning and budgeting, policy making and implementation in higher education.
  5. Have an understanding of the relevant policy and legal framework for financial management for higher education in Uganda.
  6. Should have good communication, negotiation and people skills.
  7. Be aged at least 40 years at the time of application.
Electronic (email) OR hardcopy applications shall be accepted. Candidates should send:

1.   Hardcopy: by courier, a sealed application pack containing six copies of the following:

  1. Signed application letter.
  2. Detailed up-to-date CV including working contact details.
  3. Certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates, national identity card or bio-data page of their passport.
  4. Names and contact details of three referees who should be advised to send confidential references directly to the Search Committee address below. The references should cover the following areas; the candidate’s academic credentials, experience, leadership, managerial and administrative skills and personal integrity.
  5. Envelope should be clearly marked “APPLICATION FOR THE POSITION OF DVC FA”.

2.   Electronic applications should have all the above documents scanned and emailed with the subject clearly marked “APPLICATION FOR THE POSITION OF DVC FA”.

3.   Applications SHOULD reach the addressee below by 5:00 p.m. on 11th November 2019.
Secretary to the Search Committee,
Kabale University, Kikungiri Campus,
Plot 364 Kikungiri Hill,
Kabale Municipality.

Inquiries can be made through the above email indicating subject as “INQUIRY” or by phone +256 772 485 496 during working hours.

4.   Shortlisted applicants SHALL be contacted in person.

Kabale University is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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