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Vice-Dean (Faculty of Education) (EKE341/2509)
Posted date [2018-Oct-10]  (ID: 2663)
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Vice-Dean (Faculty of Education) (EKE341/2509) in Bloemfontein

R900 000 – R1029 000 per annum plus dean allowance and diverse allowance

(contract appointment: 5 years – renewable)

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Strive for excellence in all aspects of the core business of the Faculty, but with specific reference to teaching and learning, including quality assurance;
  • Take co-responsibility with the Dean to provide effective and appropriate academic direction and to develop and implement the strategic mission of the Faculty within the broader University context;
  • Take co-responsibility with the Dean to ensure maintenance of all academic standards for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the Faculty;
  • Take co-responsibility with the Dean in developing and maintaining a robust quality assurance regime for teaching and learning in the faculty;
  • Take co-responsibility with the Dean in the management of student-related matters;
  • Provide oversight and responsibility for the Teaching Practice (Work Integrated Learning) Unit;
  • Provide leadership on the quality assurance of the respective programme offerings on different sites, and the need to shift from competition to collaboration, coherence and regulation;
  • Provide research driven leadership in the faculty in relation to teaching and learning.
  • Participate in teaching, research, and engaged scholarship;
  • Participate in committees both at faculty and university level;
  • Act as Dean and report to the Vice-Rectors and Rector when the Dean is absent.

Inherent requirements:

  • A PhD in a relevant field of Education.
  • Appointment at a rank of Associate Professor or Professor.
  • Five (5) years relevant experience with at least three years (3) years of leadership and/or management experience in a higher education environment.
  • Superior knowledge of research on teaching and learning; student support; and/or teaching practice
  • Track record of sustained commitment with a focus on teaching and learning.
  • Experience as a supervisor for postgraduate students.

Term of office:  Five (5) years, with a possibility of renewal for another term.

Required Competencies:

  • Established leadership and team-building capacity.
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate, collaborate, communicate and facilitate in complex environments.
  • Maintain sound relationships and forge collegiality in the Faculty.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proven academic stature and research record.

Closing date:  18 October 2018.


Please Apply Online and quote EKE341/2509 in the subject line

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Job Title Vice-Dean (Faculty of Education) (EKE341/2509)
Nationality South African
Employment Equity Open to all Candidates
Town/City Bloemfontein
Location Free State
Country South Africa
Job Type Contract (renewable)
Industry Education & Training
Salary R 75 000 to R 85 000 per month
Languages Spoken English, Afrikaans
Job Ref No EKE341/2509
Start Date ASAP
Closing Date 18 October 2018
HOW TO APPLY: Please Register and then APPLY ONLINE