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) for societal impact in the context of the changing social, political, and economic fortunes of Africa”.

Job description

“Please note that the University is obligated, in terms of recent amendments to the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act 2021 (Act 13 of 2021), to assess all prospective employees (including applicants) against the National Register for Sex Offenders (NRSO). The outcome of such an assessment may have an impact upon possible employment with the University.

For more information, please review the following link: Justice/Criminal/NRSO
  • To implement and align disciplinary processes in accordance with regulations of Student Discipline.
  • To ensure consistency, fairness, and objectivity in the execution of the disciplinary procedure.
  • To utilise resources effectively and efficiently.
  • To give guidance, advice and feedback to the Director: Student Discipline and the Head: Student Judicial Services and other relevant parties.
  • To refer students to relevant departments for support when deemed appropriate.
  • To ensure effective and efficient facilitation of administration and record keeping.
  • To strive for timeous and expedient finalisation of cases.
  • Track trends in student misconduct and identify areas of prevention initiatives
  • Develop and implement restorative justice programs to promote student accountability and positive change.
  • Adhoc requests in line with student discipline and ethics.

Minimum requirements

  • A Post Matric/Grade 12, three year Degree in relevant field (NQF 7) or LLB
  • An added qualification in management studies would be an advantage.
  • 3 years’ continuous experience in a higher education, Student Affairs environment
  • 3 years' proven Managerial experience with exposure to disciplinary procedures at a tertiary education institution
  • Financial acumen and proven budgeting experience.
  • Business and Management principles and process within the specific environment
Competencies and Behavioural Attributes:
  • Planning and Organisational skills
  • The ability to consistently work accurately under pressure with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Proficient in verbal and written communication skills
  • Very good planning and organising skills, including time management
  • Good Administrative skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to conduct fair and impartial investigations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Working knowledge of relevant laws, legislations regarding student discipline.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Commitment to fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • High level knowledge of and three or more years’ experience in employee management and in dealing with disciplinary issues and hearings.
Enquiries regarding the job content: Mr Andrew Munyai on Tel: (011) 559 2324
Enquiries regarding remuneration & benefits: Ms Marian Myburgh (HCM Business Partner) on Tel: (011) 559 3885


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.

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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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