at Kabale University (KAB)
Location Kabaale, Uganda
Date Posted November 16, 2022
Category Administration
Education / Teaching
Quality Assurance
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX


Kabale University is a Public University pursuant to Statutory Instrument No. 36 of 16th July 2015 under The Universities and other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001 (as amended). Applications are invited from suitably qualified and interested candidates for the following posts that exist at Kabale University.


Salary Scale:         M4 NTNSc

No. of Posts:          01

Serial. No:         EXT AD 23/3/2022

Responsible to:         Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs

Responsible for:         Assistant Director/ Quality Assurance Officer

Indirectly:         Vice Chancellor


  • To ensure quality assurance standards and accreditation of programs for the products of the University in line with national, regional and international criteria.


  • Develops or reviews the quality assurance framework, plans, tools and strategies for approval by Council or other relevant decision-making organ of the University.
  • Oversees the University’s response to and implementation of Council policies and decisions, quality standards and any other policy or quality requirements as set by the Sector Ministry, National Council for Higher Education or other relevant quality assurance bodies.
  • Advises on and monitors quality assurance requirements for teaching, learning, research and community outreach programs.
  • Provides technical and professional support to the various academic and administrative units in the implementation or enhancement of quality assurance systems within the University.
  • Supervises the Quality Assurance teams in their undertakings and oversees the quality assurance and quality enhancement activities of the University.
  • Plans, implements and continually improves the quality management systems of the University in conformity with universally acceptable standards.
  • Evaluates quality assurance or inspection reports from the various units of the University.
  • Oversees the provision of support to University units in eliminating impediments to implementation of quality programs in their internal operations.
  • Coordinates the conduct of quality management system audits and conformity assessments by External Advisors, Assessors and auditing, certification, accreditation or pre-qualification bodies.
  • Oversees and participates in the sensitisation, education and training of both staff and other relevant Stakeholders in Quality Management Systems.
  • Prepares and submits to the Deputy Vice Chancellor (AA) periodic reports on quality assurance audits in accordance with the University quality assurance policies.
  • Communicates quality management targets, shortfalls, remedial measures and improved processes and procedures.
  • Performs any other duty that may be assigned to him by the supervisor.


  • Should have an earned PhD from recognized institution, with experience in teaching, supervision, research, administration and community service.
  • Should have ten (10) years proven experience of management in a recognized institution of higher learning, broad knowledge of academic systems and should be at the rank of Deputy Director Quality Assurance officer or its equivalent for at least three 3 years.
  • Should have broad knowledge of the national, regional and international standards, norms and practices as they relate to quality assurance standards of education in institutions of higher learning.
  • ISO certification as a qualified Auditor or Assessor is an added advantage.
  • Should have experience in quality rating and assessment.
  • Should be proficient in the use of information technology and distance learning.
  • Should have good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Should have a high level of demonstrated personal integrity.

Applying Instructions

Suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications in sealed envelopes clearly indicating the position applied for and serial number to the address below, including an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, copies of Certified Transcripts and Certificates, Postal and Telephone Contacts, Names and Telephone Contacts of three referees:

Applications should reach the University through the following address

University Secretary,
Kabale University,
Kikungiri Campus,
P.O Box 317,


Kabale University Kampala Liaison Office,
3rd Floor, Reev House, Plot 515,
Bombo Road, Wandegeya -Kampala.


  • Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.
  • Applicants shall be subjected to background check.

Kabale University is an Equal Opportunities Organization

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