Job Title: Assessment Officer (Journalism and Media Studies-1 Post)

Ref No: UBTEB/HRM-EXT/008/01/2021

Salary Scale: BTEB 5

Reports to: Senior Examinations Officer, Journalism and Communication

Department: Business, Humanities and Social Sciences

Job Purpose

Implement the examination processes in the Journalism and Media Studies fields.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Inspect and collect data on institutions for accreditation as examination centres;
2. Implement set standards and guidelines in execution of the examination process;
3. Prepare marking center documents;
4. Development, moderation and proof reading of test items;
5. Develop assessment tool and examination syllabi;
6. Inspect Industrial training and real life projects;
7. Verify continuous assessment marks/results of candidates from Examination
8. Verify candidates’ biodata for registration, and produce registers;
9. Manage performance of staff who directly report to him or her;
10.Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Working Experience

a) An Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Communication from a
recognized institution;
b) A Diploma in Journalism from a recognized institution is an added advantage;
c) A Teaching qualification is an added advantage;
d) A Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in teaching or world of work;
e) 25 – 40 years of age at entry.

Key competences

i. Interpersonal skills
ii. Communication skills
iii. High level of integrity
iv. Computer skills


Three sets of handwritten applications with detailed CVs and photocopies of Academic
Certificates, Testimonials, Transcripts and/or Result slips; Three (3) most recent and clear
passport size photographs, Names and addresses of two referees, A letter of
recommendation from the current or most recent employer, telephone contacts and
emails of both the applicant and the referees; should be submitted in sealed envelopes and hand delivered not later than 23rd January, 2021 at 5.00p.m to the address indicated below. The Job title and Reference Number should be clearly written on the top left corner of the envelope. Applications should be addressed to;

The Executive Secretary,
Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board;
Plot 7 Valley Drive, Ntinda;
P. O. Box 1499;
Kampala – Uganda.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.