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Academic Head (JB4284)

Roodepoort, Johannesburg, Gauteng ยท Education
Academic Head (JB4284)
Roodepoort Johannesburg
R70 000 - R90 000 CTC per month

We are in search of a seasoned Academic Head to join the team at a Private Higher Education institution.
This pivotal role involves leading academic and administrative staff, managing day-to-day operations, and spearheading the development of academic programs to align with industry standards and accreditation requirements.

Minimum Requirements:
Completed Doctoral degree (Specific to Higher Education is preferred).
8 or more years of relevant experience within a similar role at Senior Management level specific to Tertiary/ Higher Education.
Experience with distance learning.
Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills evidenced by publications in accredited journals and research reports.
Proficiency in budget management and resource allocation.
Proven expertise and achievements at national/international levels in the academic field, encompassing tertiary-level teaching, curriculum development, and research.
Knowledge of accreditation standards and processes, with experience in program accreditation applications.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide strategic leadership aligning with the institution's mission.
Lead academic and administrative staff to meet institution goals.
Manage program delivery, curriculum development, and faculty assignments.
Ensure academic programs meet industry standards and accreditation requirements.
Monitor program outcomes for continuous improvement.
Stay updated on field trends, integrating them into the curriculum.
Chair meetings for curriculum decisions, academic results, and certification.
Maintain academic standards and certify assessment results.
Establish and monitor regulatory compliance.
Develop policies for efficient institutional functioning.
Manage academic budget for resource optimization.
Pursue funding opportunities and partnerships.
Human Resource Management.
Internal and external stakeholder engagement.

Please do not apply using Scanned CVs, no supporting documentation is required at this point, this will be requested later.

IMPORTANT: We specialize in specific niche fields. We regret that we are unable to assist in any fields outside of this scope. Fields can be viewed on our website.

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