Academic Development Officer - School Of Laboratory Medicine

Job Description

The School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Science seeks to appoint an academic

development officer, on a permanent bases. The successful incumbent will be required to

render an effective and efficient administrative service to the Anatomy students within the

School and assist with some module administration.

Duties will include, but not be limited to, academic monitoring of students, offer student

support, academic development administration and student/staff queries associated with

the position. The incumbent must be proficient in English, and will be required to have a high

level of competency in word processing and spreadsheets; and good interpersonal,

communication and writing skills.

This position requires an individual who has the ability to pay close attention to detail and

the ability to work independently and accurately under pressure. S/he should also have

excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.

The incumbent will report to the Principal Programme Officer and will be based on the

Westville Campus.

Responsibilities + Skills

A high level of proficiency in word processing (MSWord) and spreadsheets (Excel); andMust have a good academic recordMust be familiar with the University Policies, Rules & Regulations, including the Student


Student must be a postgraduate student (Masters or PhD student) from the College ofHealth Science


Must demonstrate good communication skills, report writing and administrationMust be familiar with the curriculumMust be familiar with student support resources

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 15th January 2020
  • Designation: Academic Development Officer - School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, 15th January 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: University of KwaZulu Natal.
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  • Company Profile:
  • The College of Humanities, the largest of UKZN’s four Colleges, is the home of critical thinking, social commentary and robust intellectual debate. It is aptly referred to as “The Soul of the University.”A complex and strategic College, the Humanities comprises six diverse, yet complementary Schools which are located across three of UKZN’s five campuses: Edgewood – situated in Pinetown; Howard College – situated in Durban; and Pietermaritzburg.The College of Humanities is committed to the University’s vision of advancing African scholarship and actively contributes to the intellectual development of the region and the world through teaching and learning, research, development and community engagement. It represents a significant repository on the continent, playing a critical role in the enhancement and promotion of arts, culture, social sciences and education.The College boasts vibrant research, teaching and learning units, many of which are internationally recognised.

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