Wednesday , February 8 2023

Nelson Mandela University Vacancies – Faculty Operations Manager Science

Website Nelson Mandela University

Job Description:

To manage academic administration in the Faculty of Science in support of the Executive Dean, Faculty Executive, broader Faculty structures, staff & students, and the wider University administration; to develop strategic plans and provide strategic advice and support – ensuring that University and statutory requirements are followed in all aspects of academic and student administration, and that Faculty activities have an underlying consideration of the Faculty’s core ideology.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Governance and committee administration
  • Faculty office and resource management
  • Staff management, development, and wellbeing
  • Management of academic administration functions and student records
  • Operational management of academic programmes, projects, and initiatives
  • Planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting
  • Advice and liaison, strategy support, policy, and execution

Job Requirements:

  • People-centered support service
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, formal presentation skills, including minute-taking and report writing skills
  • Building interpersonal relationships, building partnerships. Ability to deal sensitively and tactfully with a wide range of stakeholders inside and outside of the University
  • Strong work ethics and the ability to motivate and lead staff to adhere to same. Adaptability/ flexibility
  • Computer Literacy (Ms Word, Ms Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, Zoom, Teams, …)
  • Excellent management and organizational skills, facilitating change, leadership, and people management
  • Excellent decision-making, judgement, conceptual thinking, and problem-solving skills. Strong ability to trouble-shoot and pre-empt problems. Initiating action/ Initiative, creativity & innovation, individual leadership

Qualification & Experience:

  • Project management experience would be an added advantage
  • An MSc degree in science field.
  • At least 5-7 years’ relevant science academic working experience inclusive of at least 3-5 years’ experience in academic administration at management level in Higher Education Institution in which competence has been gained

Job Details:

Company: Nelson Mandela University

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: N/A

Job Location: Gqebera, Eastern Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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