Academic Manager (JB1916)
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.
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
Learner management system
Academic year planning
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