ADMINISTRATION UNIT

      MAJOR FUNCTIONS OF THIS UNIT:

(i) Representing the Registrar as the Centre Secretary servicing the meetings of the Governing Board of Distance Learning and Open and Distance Learning Academic Board;
(ii) Coordinating the Centre’s administrative and personnel matters;
(iii) Collating the Centre’s needs and requisitions;
(iv) Coordinating admission, registration of students and distribution of course materials;
(v) Coordinating inventory keeping, maintenance and replacement of equipment and facilities;
(vi) Coordinating security matters and safety issues of the Centre; and
(vii) Coordinating aesthetic and sanitary situations at the Centre

JOINT RESPONSIBILITIES OF ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF AT  CODL:

In addition to the above listed major functions of the administrative staff, they also perform the following responsibilities in conjunction with other staff at the CODL:
(i) Promote, plan, direct and coordinate the provision of distance learning;
(ii) Liaise with departments and the postgraduate school on the development of appropriate programmes;
(iii) Facilitate the recruitment and training of staff required for course development production and implementation
(iv) Administer examinations and process students’ results in conjunction with relevant departments, faculties and the postgraduate school and monitor learners’ progress to ensure programme efficiency;
(v) Schedule on-campus orientation for distance learners, facilitators and other staff.