Getachew Wassie
Getachew Wassie Tesema

Background of ICT Directorate

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is clearly indispensible to enabling the Education Sector in Ethiopia to overcome the many challenges it faces, and to enabling Universities and other Institutions of Higher Learning to make great leaps forward to deliver on their twin responsibilities of Education and Research.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Accountable to the university president
  • Provide leadership and management to the Information & Communications Technology (ICT) department
  • Insure that ICT provides, operates and maintains the ICT infrastructure, systems and solutions to meet the needs of the administrative, educational, and research programs of the University
  • Establish proper ICT governance through an ICT Policy for the university, planning of ICT projects, managing the portfolio of solutions, systems and infrastructure, and instituting a Service Management approach to the services and solutions that the ICT delivers to the university community
  • Insure that the ICT department understands the needs of its customers – the university and the many departments and programs that it runs, the teachers, students and administrators, and provides solutions based on this understanding
  • Keep up with the ever changing Information and Communication Technology, especially identifying new tools and technologies that will move the University’s Education and Research responsibilities forward

Departments Under ICT Office

S No. Offices Under the Directorate List of Positions Number of Staffs
Application Development Team
Application Development Team Leader, Senior Database Administrator, Senior Application Developer, Senior System Analyst, Application Developer and Junior System Analyst
Maintenance and User Support Team
Maintenance Team Leader, Maintenance Technician, User Support
Infrastructure Development Team
Infrastructure Development Team Leader, Senior Network Administrator, Senior System Administrator, Network Administrator, System Administrator, Junior Network Administrator and Junior System Administrator
Technology Teaching & Learning Team
Technology Teaching & Learning Team Leader, Senior Website Administrator, Content Developer, Video Conference Technician and E-Learning Expert
Training and Consultancy Team


Getachew Wassie
Getachew Wassie Tesema
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