Position Summary

Campus: Doornfontein Campus
Remuneration: Market Related
EE position: EE
Level: Skilled


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 Council of the University of Johannesburg has declared the University as a mandatory vaccination site as per the applicable policy ((https://www.uj.ac.za/covid-19/). All applications and offers of employment is dependent upon compliance with the said policy.

UJ invites suitably qualified individuals to apply for position of Coordinator: Web Publisher. The candidate will be responsible for positioning UJ by managing the online content and coordinating, creating, publishing, editing, reviewing and maintaining web content that is of high quality, relevant and up to date. The position is located within the Strategic Communications Unit, University Relations and requires the successful candidate to liaise with a multitude of stakeholders within and outside of the University.

  • Builds and uploads web pages for the University website.
  • Day-to-day front-end website maintenance
  • Web content quality control
  • Designs online templates for newsletters and applications.
  • Provide recommendations for layout to maximise page conversion
  • Troubleshoots website content, links, order flow and report-based problems.

Minimum requirements

  • Degree in Information Technology any relevant qualification (NQF 7)
  • 2 to 3 years experience in website content management
  • Graphic design
  • Online template and website design
Competencies and Behavioural Attributes:

  • Functional understanding of modern, responsive site construction, configuration, and maintenance.
  • Strong working understanding of web layout and presentation best practices
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be self-motivated, be able to work independently and complete assignments/projects without supervision.
  • Be able to liaise with internal and external stakeholders
  • WordPress experience
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Javascript
  • Google Firebase

Enquiries regarding job content: Ms. Thembelihle Dhlalisa (011)559- 6198
Enquiries regarding remuneration and benefits: Mr. Innocent Masoka (011) 559-1531 (HR Business Partner) 


Your application, comprising of a detailed Curriculum Vitae as well as the names and full contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three traceable and credible referees must be uploaded before or on the closing date of the advertised post. Please also attach the following: a copy of your highest academic qualification, proof of registration with professional bodies you might belong to and if applying for an academic position, a list of accredited research output and/ or a portfolio of your creative output.

If you require technical support / assistance on the UJ e-recruitment website, please contact our service provider PNET on the following contact details: 0861 227337/010 140 3099 or email ujsupport@pnet.co.za

Candidates may be subjected to appropriate psychometric testing and other selection instruments.

In conjunction to merit on the basis of qualifications, experience and proven achievements the University of Johannesburg is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and those individuals from the historically disadvantaged groups. As necessitated by operational requirements the University reserves the right not to make an appointment to positions advertised. If you have not received a response from the University within 8 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.


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