School Operations (Grade 6)

Job Description

The incumbent will be responsible for implementing the operations of the School in line with theSchool Management Committee (SMC). This includes management of the School support staff,student administration, human resources and finances. S/he will give effect to policies,procedures and guidelines governing these areas. S/he will advise the Dean and Head ofSchool and SMC on school operations, and how these impact on the School Strategic plan.S/he will also be a member of the SMC, and provide input to the College-wide operationsthrough interactions with the College Management team. The incumbent will manage thesupport staff within the School, and will be expected to have a presence on each campus ofits operations.

Responsibilities + Skills

Enquiries and details regarding this post, as well as requests for the job profile may bedirected to the Dean & Head of School, Professor Ademola Olaniran on other recruitment related enquiries may be directed to Mr Nduduzo Mnyandu on 033 260


A relevant three year tertiary qualification AND at least 8 years relevant experience, of which4 years should be at an appropriate senior level


Experience in staff managementExperience in budgeting and financeProficiency in a Microsoft packages and advanced MS Excel operationExperience in compilation of agendas, report writing, minute taking and drafting

Job Summary

  • Published on: Thursday, 30th January 2020
  • Designation: School Operations (Grade 6)
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Thursday, 30th 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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