Administrative Officer (Clinical Support)

Job Description

THREE MONTHS FIXED TERM CONTRACT (RENEWABLE, PENDING OUTCOME OF JHE DISCUSSIONS)The incumbent of this post is responsible for providing administrative support to all stakeholderswithin the discipline in her/his portfolio. This includes coordinating the administrative functions ofa large medical staffing establishment in relation to financial administration, staffingadministration, and research administration, administration of academic, undergraduate andpostgraduate training programmes. The incumbent is not a research assistant and as suchshould not be involved in data capturing/field work, etc but can assist / direct the researcherwith respect to University policies and procedures. The successful incumbent to this position musthave strong organisation skills, be able to frequently use their own initiative, and have goodinterpersonal and communication skills.

Responsibilities + Skills

Knowledge of the University structures, policies and proceduresExperience working within the College of Health SciencesOne year or more supervisory experience of more than 1 subordinateInternational Computers Drivers Licence (ICDL)


Proven computer literacy in MS Word, Excel at leastA high level of understanding of spoken and written communication


Matric AND a One-year relevant qualificationThree years relevant work experience in a similar working environmentProven knowledge of discipline/academic administration within a tertiary educationenvironment

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 5th February 2020
  • Designation: Administrative Officer (Clinical Support)
  • industry: Retail
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, 5th February 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: University of KwaZulu Natal.
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  • 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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