Academic Development Officer

Job Description

The School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences seeks to appoint an AcademicDevelopment Officer, on a six months fixed term contract. The successful incumbent will be requiredto render an effective and efficient administrative service to the Anatomy students within the Schooland 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. Theincumbent must be proficient in English, and will be required to have a high level of competency inword 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 abilityto work independently and accurately under pressure. S/he should also have excellent interpersonaland organisational skills.

Responsibilities + Skills

Must be familiar with the curriculumMust be familiar with student support resources


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 Monitoringand Exclusions Policy.


Job Summary

  • Published on: Tuesday, 3rd March 2020
  • Designation: Academic Development Officer (6 Month Fixed-Term contract)
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: cape town
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, 3rd March 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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