Academic Manager (JB1789) Pietermaritzburg Market Related
Aligned to the Institutions vision and strategy, the Academic Manager (Operations) provides academic administrative leadership and accountability for all academic administrative tasks in the assessment department, which include interalia, management and support of academic administration, assessment, certification, and graduation processes. Responsible for managing and support heads of faculties, with the operational delivery of programmes, material and assessment management and development of integrated quality assurance at campus level. Academic Manager has a sound understanding of learner management systems, particularly Moodle. This role requires preferably an academic who has the relevant background, at least 5 years’ experience in an academic administration.
Educational Requirements: PhD or Doctorate preferred but a minimum of a master’s degree. At least five years at Senior Management level in higher education At least three years high-level Academic Operational experience A proven teaching and research portfolio with curriculum development and assessment design experience. Experience in dealing with regulatory affairs and academic quality assurance processes within a higher education environment
Duties and Responsibilities: Management and support of academic operations Registration Assessment Certification Graduation Learner management system Academic year planning Assessment process Academic leadership and quality assurance of programmes and programme management Management of assessments and moderations Strategic input for faculty and programme development Governance policies and processes Faculty academic staffing approvals