Front Office Receptionist – EXTERNAL JOB ADVERT


Cavendish University Uganda is a private University licensed by the National Council for Higher Education with a Vision of becoming a Centre of Excellence, Innovation and Transformation. 

The University seeks to recruit a highly motivated individual to join the team as a Front Office Receptionist.

Overall Job Purpose

Responsible for providing reception services, overseeing the front office-related activities, and offering general administrative, clerical, and facilities support.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provide friendly and professional customer care services at all times both physical and online dealing with general and specific inquiries.
  2. Monitor and facilitate external and internal visitor access to appropriate offices
  3. Participate in the observance of health, safety, and security measures
  4. Oversee cleanliness at the front office ensuring the ambiance resonates with the brand of the University.
  5. Receive, sort, record and disseminate internally/externally generated correspondence & documents
  6. Provide support to the Enrolment and Finance Offices as required
  7. Handle administrative duties such as clerical services, preparation for meetings, refreshments, and organizing meeting rooms.
  8. Maintain an acceptable stock of information resources and marketing resources at the front office

Qualifications and Experience

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  2. At least two years of working experience at a front office in a busy environment with direct interaction with customers


  • Demonstrated competence with the use of computers including Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients (internal and external)
  • Excellent communication skills, written, and oral as well as planning and organization
  • Flexible with a willingness to learn

How to Apply

Suitable and qualified applicants should submit an application, updated CV (including two referees), copies of relevant academic documents to the Human Resource Office Cavendish University or email to not later than March 3, 2023.

Cavendish University Uganda is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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