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Manager: Academic Administration Training and Development

University of the Western Cape

University of the Western Cape: Registrar: Deputy Registrar: Academic Administration
Manager: Academic Administration Training & Development

Full Time
Main Campus – Bellville, WC ZA (Primary)
Post Number: 8021468

Closing Date: 3/3/2019

Key Performance Areas
The Office of the Deputy Registrar (Academic Administration) is primarily responsible for all administrative activities related to the enrolment life-cycle at the University of the Western Cape. Applications are invited for a Manager: Academic Administration Training and Development who can assist the Deputy Registrar in this role. We are looking for a self-motivated, detail orientated and innovative individual with a passion for information management, systems development and service delivery.

Reporting to the Deputy Registrar (Academic Administration), the Manager: Academic Administration Training and Development will work closely with central Administration departments, Faculty Administration, Information Technology Services, the Institutional Planning Office and the Quality Assurance & Management Information office.

The successful incumbent will be expected to improve academic administration and training by managing and optimising academic administration business and committee management processes, identify academic administration and committee management training and developmental needs and drive suitable training initiatives to support the Registrar’s Institutional strategic goals and imperatives. The incumbent will also be expected to manage and map IT related systems enhancements and provide user support. The incumbent will focus on effective leadership and optimising the management of activities relating to an enhanced enrolment life-cycle. The incumbent will also be expected to manage and supervise a team of professional staff.

Minimum Requirements
Honours Degree
Three to five years of management experience
Three to five years of working experience within Higher Education and Student Administration
Key Competencies required:

Strategic leadership
Strong interpersonal skills
Technologically savvy
Systems thinking
Strong management, planning and budgeting skills
Strategic thinking
Strong analytical skills
Project and change management skills and experience
Decision making and problem-solving skills
In your application, you are encouraged to highlight your strengths and also include anything else that you feel may be pertinent to the selection panel. Please attach your covering letter, a detailed curriculum vitae and highest qualification to your online profile. To be considered for this vacancy, you must click on the Apply for this Job link below or apply directly via UWC Careers at For any queries, please contact the Human Resources Department at +27 21 959 4063/9763/9708/3551/3756.

EQUITY DISCLAIMER: In line with the University’s commitment to diversifying its workforce, preference will be given to suitably qualified applicants in line with Employment Targets of the University. The University reserves the right to not make an appointment, make an appointment at a different level, seek additional candidates and may conduct competency assessments.