Assistant Academic Registrar Job Placement – Law Development Centre (LDC)

Organisation: Law Development Centre (LDC)
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to: Assistant Director
The Law Development Centre (LDC) has a mandate to provide legal education to lawyers and non-lawyers, undertake research in topical legal issues, contribute to legal reform, produce legal publications, teaching materials, law reports and also provide community legal services.
Job Summary:The Assistant Academic Registrar will support the Academic Registrar to coordinate all academic activities of admission, registration and examination at the Regional Centre.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • To receive and process applications for admission.
  • To prepare admission letters of successful students for signature by the Academic
  • Registrar.
  • To issue of admission letters to admitted students
  • To register all admitted students.
  • To participate in the orientation of new students.
  • To plan and budget for the regional centre’s admission and registration requirements.
  • To distribute students’ identity cards.
  • To maintain an updated record of all current and former students as per programme of admission.
  • To handle students’ inquiries, complaints and concerns on admissions, registration and examinations.
  • To supervise, guide and manage performance of staff under his/her supervision.
  • To prepare regional plans, budgets, and periodic reports.
  • To verify students’ credentials during examinations in accordance with registration and examination regulations.
  • To register students for and issue examination cards.
  • To maintain an updated and accurate record of all current and former students as per programme of examination in line with the exanimation.
  • To coordinate the invigilation of examinations.
  • To issue and retrieve examination scripts to internal and external examiners.
  • To take custody of examination materials until the results thereof have been approved by the Management Committee.
  • To perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Assistant Director and the Academic Registrar.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Assistant Academic Registrar job must hold a Bachelor of Arts (Hon) in Social Sciences, Arts, Education, or Management.
  • Masters in Public Administration and Management, Education Management or Business Administration (MBA) will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of four years’ work experience in managing academic affairs, two (2) of which should have been served at a senior level managing admissions and examinations in a large institution of higher learning.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in performance.
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship and management skills.
  • Highly creative and innovative.
  • He/she should be computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Work, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet applications.
  • He/she should be a person of high integrity.
  • Results Oriented.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal relations skills.
  • He/she should be a team player.
All candidates should send their applications addressed to The Secretary, Law Development Center, P.O. Box 7117 Kampala either via post or hand delivery to the Law Development Centre Reception. The applicants should attach up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, Certified copies of academic and other relevant documents and indicate names and contacts of two referees.
Deadline: 25th May 2018 by 5.00pm.



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