The successful candidate will have academic, managerial and administrative responsibilities and will work closely with the Deanery in Humanities. The Director will also work with a range of stakeholders within the University (beyond Humanities) and with non-university partners and practitioners.
Responsibilities will include:
Providing vision and leadership in respect of the CSA & G at the University of Pretoria;
Collaborating actively within the faculty and across the University, as well as working within a national, regional and international context;
Providing leadership in respect of the research related to the CSA & G; and
Fundraising for the work of the CSA&G.
A PhD with a specialised interest in the intersections of Sexualities, AIDS and Gender. HIV and AIDS work remains a key component of the CSA & G;
Experience in GBV;
A successful track record at this level with proven, on-going excellence in research and postgraduate supervision, academic extra-curricula work, and community engagement;
Proven ability to raise substantial research and programmatic funding is essential;
Appropriate experience in liaising with internal and external stakeholders.
Responsibilities + Skills
Appropriate communication and language skills;Understanding of gender and social justice;Proven strategic development, planning and implementation skills;Facilitation and negotiation skills;Good interpersonal, change management, and conflict management skills;
Managerial / administrative experience relevant to the higher education environment;Demonstrable administrative skills;An understanding of the vision of the Faculty and a commitment to achieve the strategic goals of the University.
The Director of the CSA & G is a term appointment for four years and is renewable based on a combination of performance and funding. The Director of the CSA & G also forms part of the Executive Management team of the Faculty and reports to the Dean of the Faculty.