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Chief Academic Officer (JB684)

Durban, Kwa Zulu Natal · Education
Chief Academic Officer (JB684)
Durban
Market Related /High End
 
Full responsibility for following academic aspect of business
Online staff development, academic advisory centre, product digitization, academic/student support, higher education operations and further/TVET education operations
 
Educational requirements:
PHD or Doctorate in Education
Extensive experience in education of which 5 years must be in a management/operational role
Experience in strategic planning and execution
Experience in formulating policy and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures
Skill in examining and re- engineering operations and procedures
In depth knowledge of education and training legislature framework
Risk management, communication, and business acumen skills
High level of competency in MS office
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
Online staff development
Oversee development and maintenance of online staff development portal
Oversee rollout of portal to all academic staff
Oversee development of training material to be loaded onto the portal for academic training
Academic advisory centre
Ensure students have access to AAC
Product digitalization
Create strategic rollout plan for the digitization of groups course materials
Oversee implementation of plan against timelines
Ensure lecturing and academic staff are trained for LMS
Academic /student support
Oversee the management of the articulation of transfer credits, graduation and certification of degrees, diplomas and certificates
Oversee management of standardized group examination process
Higher education operations
Lecturer evaluation process
Ensure process for setting, marketing, and capturing of assignments
Further education/TVET operations
Budget managements
Manage the total people cost for the academic department against the budget for the year
Prepare a departmental budget and monitor expenditure and budget variances
Planning and strategy
Assist in formulating company’s future direction and support tactical initiatives
Assist with implementation of strategic decisions
 

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