The Directorate of Human Resources was established in 2005 as a result of a restructuring exercise that recommended an integrated and dynamic human resources system in the University. The department is headed by a Director who reports to the Deputy Vice Chancellor-Finance and Administration.

The MANDATE of the Directorate is Management and Development of the Human Resources of Makerere University.

The VISION is: To be the provider of excellent Human Resource service at Makerere University.