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The Future. Reimagined.

Position Summary

Remuneration: Market Related
EE position: Yes


The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a vibrant and cosmopolitan university, anchored in Africa and driven by a powerful strategy focused on attaining global excellence and stature (GES). With an emphasis on independent thinking, sustainable development and strategic partnerships, UJ is an international university of choice. The University is guided by the Vice-Chancellor’s vision of “Positioning UJ in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in the context of the changing social, political and economic fortunes of Africa”.

Job description

The Centre for Academic Planning and Quality Promotion (CAPQP) is within the Division for Academic Planning, Quality Promotion and Academic Staff Development. The Centre is responsible for the approval processes for programmes and conducting quality reviews within the University. The Manager will be responsible for the overall work of the Centre, managing and overseeing both the programme development processes internally and externally (DHET, CHE and SAQA), and providing high level support and capacity delivery in quality assurance to academic and administrative staff, in other words, for all aspects of the quality assurance operations of the university.
  • Management and coordination of internal and external reviews
  • Coordination and management of self-evaluations for professional body and national reviews
  • Provide support to faculties in meeting and responding to professional body accreditation requirements
  • Manage and provide support to faculties in the development and submission of improvement plans arising from reviews
  • Manage the provision of support across the academic planning processes (PQM, CHE and SAQA) within the institution, and maintain oversight of all DHET, CHE, SAQA processes and requirements
  • Support faculties in reviewing and aligning academic processes to University, national and professional body policy;
  • Advise and render support to faculties in all aspects of Quality assurance and Academic Planning.

Minimum requirements

  • Minimum relevant Master’s degree
  • Experience in managing the programme development processes internally and externally (DHET, CHE and SAQA)
  • Experience in quality assurance operations in a university
  • High level knowledge of the regulatory environment in higher education
  • An excellent understanding of current national and international debates around developments in Higher Education
  • In-depth understanding of, and experience in, academic planning, policy development, quality assurance and implementation in Higher Education institutions
  • A demonstrated ability to liaise effectively at senior levels in the University environment
  • Experience in liaising with external QA bodies (CHE, SAQA, DHET)
  • Familiarity with the governance requirements of a University
  • Exemplary personal qualities of integrity, sound judgment, energy, wisdom and accommodative interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent written, oral and electronic communication skills, and proven ability to write high level proposals and reports; and
  • High-level writing and computing skills.

Enquiries regarding job content (Manager): Ms G Castrillón Tel: (011) 559-3295 or gloriac@uj.ac.za
Enquiries regarding remuneration and benefits: Mandisa Malindisa (HR Business Partner) - mmalindisa@uj.ac.za 

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