Job opportunities – Dean of Students & Internal Auditor


Uganda Martyrs University is a faith-based private, not-for-profit University owned by the Episcopal Conference of the Catholic Bishops of Uganda. The University is looking for suitably qualified persons to fill the following positions:

Position:                 Dean of Students (1 Position)

Organization:          Uganda Martyrs University

Duty Station:          Main Campus – Nkozi

Reports to:             Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic Affairs (DVC, AA)

Academic Qualifications:

The candidate should be a holder of Masters Degree in Education Planning and Management, Counseling, Psychology, and Sociology or related fields from a recognized University. S/he must possess a Bachelors degree in related fields.


S/he should have a minimum of 5 years working experience, three of which must be at Senior Management level from a reputable organization. Past experience in working with students in a University or similar institution will be an added advantage.

Personal Attributes:

S/he should have a track record of high integrity with interpersonal relation skills, leadership, and people skills. S/he should have the ability to understand student behavioral patterns, group dynamics and inspire disciplined behavior. S/he should have proven ability to manage teams and transfer skills and knowledge to others through formal training and technical support. S/he should be a computer literate.

Accountability Profile

  • Responsible for the welfare of the students in accordance with the statutes.
  • Responsible for ensuring that students comply with the University rules and regulations.
  • Oversee the general welfare of students as well as their social activities on the University Campus.
  • Work as a link between Management and Students leadership.
  • Undertake any other duties as may be assigned by the Vice-Chancellor.

Position:                  Internal Auditor (1 Position)

Organization:        Uganda Martyrs University

Duty Station:          Nkozi, Uganda

Remuneration:       Attractive package

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

In charge of examining the correctness of financial records and completeness of documentation;

  • Responsible for verifying receipts, match and undertaking on-line reconciliation of invoices and Local Purchase Order for goods and services procured prior to effecting payments;
  • In charge of reviewing the completion of accountability returns, verify and retire advance ledgers;
  • Reviewing periodic bank reconciliations;
  • The job holder will be verifying payroll change request and reports to ensure correctness of computations, payments, and deductions, certify and follow-up approval and payment of beneficiaries;
  • Perform any other duties as to be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience: 

  • The applicants for the Internal Auditor Placements should be Ugandans holding Honours Bachelor’s Degrees in Finance and Accounting or B.Com (Audit/Accounting Option) or BBA/Studies (Audit/Accounting Option) or full Professional qualifications in Accounting like ACCA or CPA or CIMA or equivalent professional qualification in Accountancy obtained from a recognized awarding Institution affiliated to IFAC.
  • Professional qualification in Internal Audit, like Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Audit (CISA), or equivalent professional qualification in Internal Audit is an added advantage.


Personal Competencies:

  • High Degree of Ethics and Integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good communication and computer Skills
  • Proven ability to adapt to a multi-cultural setting
  • High degree of innovation concern for quality, standards technical
  • Proven ability to coach subordinates and report writing skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good team building, innovation, and concern for quality and standards.

How to apply

Applications from suitably qualified candidates must be accompanied with an up-to-date CV, copies of relevant documents (certificates and awards), telephone contact and email address should be submitted to the office of the Director- Human Resources not later than 31st March 2018.

Applications should be addressed and delivered to:

Director, Human Resources

Uganda Martyrs University

P.O Box 5498, Kampala