The Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services is the body responsible for the provision of professional training in the financial sector in Uganda. The Institute’s training activities comprise of professional, academic as well as short / executive programs in regard to which the Institute is progressively adopting e-learning as the principal delivery channel. The Institute hereby invites applications from interested individuals to take up the role of E- Learning Coordinator. Reporting to the Registrar, the E -Learning Coordinator shall support the provision of an efficient E- Learning offering to the Institute’s broad membership on an outsourced (contractual) basis.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of user support activities for the Institute’s eLearning Platform based on a Moodle Virtual Learning Environment.
  • Provide overall support for the implementation of the Institute’s Learning Management System so as to enable teaching, learning and assessment

Main Duties:

  • To act as an interface between the Institute’s eLearning Platform and its developers and various users – including teaching staff / lecturers, students, staff and broader membership;
  • To support the day- to-day administration and  continual modifications to the Institute’s e Learning Platform – including special projects if and when they arise;
  • To support teaching staff / lecturers in the development of e-learning content for placement on the Institute‘s eLearning Platform and eventual delivery.
  • To promote the uptake-up of eLearning among all categories of users and facilitate  teaching staff and students to make full use of the Institute’s eLearning Platform
  • To monitor and report on e-learning resource use across the various teaching areas.
  • Any other related duties as may be assigned by the Institute from time to time.

Academic / Professional Qualifications and Experience

 

 

Essential

Qualifications/ Training

  • Degree level qualification or equivalent in Computer Science or Computing and IT

 

Knowledge/ Experience

  • Experience in the use and management of Learning Management Systems (particularly Moodle)

 

  • Professional qualifications in programming (PHP/MySQL) and experience of developing web-based applications will be an added advantage.

Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to use and demonstrate common e-Learning Management Systems such as Moodle.
  • Experience of teaching or delivering training
  • Strong interest in the use of technology to enhance the learning experience
  • Ability to communicate with and support the needs of non-IT specialists.
  • Ability to independently research and disseminate information and make recommendations
  • Ability to research user requirements and translate them into application specifications and designs
  • Good organisational skills including ability to prioritise workload and work on own initiative
  • Ability to communicate effectively and confidently face to face, on the telephone and in writing
  • Reliable, flexible and self-motivated
  • Ability to research software packages independently

Applications:

Submit applications, along with copies of academic transcripts, detailed curriculum vitae and day time telephone contact of three (3) competent referees not later than 4.30 p.m. on Friday 15th September 2017 to:

The Chief Executive Officer, The Uganda Institute of Banking & Financial Services, Plot 10 Buganda Road Kampala