Advert For Head Of Committees

Job Description

The incumbent will be required to manage and provide leadership to the CommitteesSection, which provides the requisite administrative, secretarial and support services to theUniversity Council and Senate and their required committees, ensuring the efficientservicing of all committees. This will include, inter alia, oversight of the preparation ofagendas, attendance and recording of the proceedings at meetings, drafting accurateminutes and the follow-up on actions arising from there. Further, management of thedivision includes line management of staff, allocation of responsibilities, budgetaryoversight and other administrative matters. The incumbent will be tasked with keepingabreast of current trends, best practice, and legal and statutory requirements, ensuringthese are put into practice and/or adhered to. Further, ensuring the appropriate storage,access to and retrieval of requisite information, compiling and analysing statistics andresponding to queries for information.

Responsibilities + Skills


Experience with respect to line management of staffExperience in a Higher Education environmentDictaphone typing


A relevant 3 year qualification in administration or office managementFive years (5) experience in a senior position as a committee officer.

Job Summary

  • Published on: Tuesday, 10th March 2020
  • Designation: Advert for Head of Committees
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, 10th 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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