African Rural University (ARU) is an all Women University in Uganda, founded by Uganda Rural Development and Training Programme (URDT); it was licensed by National Council for Higher Education in 2011, under License No. UI PL 017.  The University is promoting a life orientation that enables people to create their own desired circumstances, become change agents and rural entrepreneurs. The university introduces all students to technologies for creating and systems thinking techniques that enable all participants to have a deep understanding and relevant skills for innovations in rural development.

ARU Mission

The African Rural University for women provides transformational education to create effective change agents and makers within an African development context. ARU applies theoretical learning, innovative instruction, and field practice, so that ARU graduates can create conditions for people to improve their lives, transform their communities, awaken inherent leadership and increase their capacity for self- generating and sustainable change.

ARU aims at enrolling likeminded people who are ready to be trained in its philosophy and ideology to grow the institution and realize its mission and vision.  ARU applies the visionary approach to transform communities.  Therefore, ARU is seeking for persons who are: visionary, Committed to the institution, Creative, have personal mastery of their work, self-managed, understand the socio- cultural practices, self- motivated and are willing to be trained in the principles, values and virtues of the institution

Applications are therefore, invited from suitably qualified persons who believe they meet the above requirements to fill various vacant posts at African Rural University. Hand written or typed applications, updated CV together with copies of academic transcripts and testimonials should be submitted to: The office of the University Secretary, African Rural University, P. O. Box 24, Kagadi or P.O. Box 16253, Kampala- Uganda as stated above or e-mail to: hr@ to be received not later than Monday 15th May, 2017 5:00 pm.

Those who applied earlier need NOT re- apply.

The detailed job descriptions and personal specifications for the re-advertised positions can be viewed on the University website 



S/No Post Title Number of Vacancies Scale Status
1 Accountant 01 ARU6 Upper Re-advertised
2 Accounts Assistant 2 01 ARU7 Lower Re-advertised



  1. The application letter should bear the title of the post
  2. Applicants should attach photocopies of their certificates, Academic Documents, a typed and signed CV.
  3. The application must include the applicant’s telephone contact, e-mail address and telephone numbers of three referees.
  4. Applicants should not apply for more than one
  5. An applicant should be willing and ready to live and work in Kagadi District.

All applicants who would not have heard from us by Monday 5th June 2017 should consider themselves unsuccessful.

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