The Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA), a DHET registered and CHE accredited private higher education distance education provider, offering undergraduate and postgraduate business qualifications, has the following vacancies available:

Academic Manager - Curriculum Review : Durban

Core purpose:

The purpose of this position involves managing Curriculum Review in line with the Institutions’ vision and mission.
Work closely with the Academic and QA departments with regards to all matters on curriculum review.

Core functions include:

Management and Administration

  • Manage Curriculum Review in line with the Institutions’ vision and mission
  • Chair the Programme Design, Development and Review (PDDR) Committee Meetings
  • Attend weekly department meetings and provide a report on current projects
  • Contribute to the development of the department’s budget
  • Build excellent relations with all internal and external academics and service providers
  • Prepare budgets for curriculum reviews

Programmes and Module Reviews

  • Oversee the coordination of programme reviews
  • Oversee the coordination of the review of Study Material (including Workbooks, Reports, etc.)
  • Oversee the sourcing Writers and Moderators to update study material
  • Oversee the coordination of interviews to source writers and moderators for updating existing study materials

Regulatory Bodies

  • To prepare for and ensure attendance at any site visits relating to the academic programmes
  • To actively participate in any regulatory body activity together with the other members of Management

Qualification/s:

Minimum Masters Degree (Honours can be considered but need to have experience).

Experience:

  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Knows regulatory body requirements (e.g. SAQA, DHET and CHE)
  • Experience with responding to conditions and representations from regulatory bodies
  • Experience with chairing meetings
  • Experience with conducting programmes and module reviews
  • Advanced research skills
  • Deadline driven and process orientated
  • Consult and engages with appropriate stakeholders

Additional requirements:

  • Required to work during the weekends and overtime
  • Have a good understanding of the Higher Education landscape
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Planning, organising and negotiating skills
  • Integrity and honesty
  • Detail oriented
  • Creative and innovative
  • Ability to work under pressure

To apply: All applicants are to forward their CV’s to hr@mancosa.co.za by no later than 25th June 2018. Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Office Manager : Pretoria

Core functions:

  • Plan and coordinate student enrolment activities for the learning centre
  • Develop and implement administrative systems, such as record keeping for the learning centre student portal
  • Use a range of office systems, including email, spreadsheets and databases;
  • Manage filing systems
  • Monitor all electronic mailing to Head Office
  • Record office expenses and manage approved office budget
  • Oversee and manage the coordination and setup of workshops, examinations, events and open days
  • Maintain the working conditions of the office and anticipate and arrange for any office repair/renovation work
  • Assist in the recruitment of new staff
  • Conduct training and job role induction for all new staff at the learning centre
  • Manage staff capacity and resources to compensate for absences and peak periods
  • Manage staff performance and when necessary discipline staff
  • Delegate work to staff and manage and oversee their individual work load against office strategy and objectives to be achieved
  • Respond to customer enquiries and complaints
  • Review and update health and safety policies and ensuring they are observed i.e. go on a health and safety course

Qualification/s:

BCom Business Administration degree or equivalent qualification.

Experience:

  • Minimum two to five years’ experience within an office environment
  • Minimum two years’ experience in managerial role
  • Sales experience is an advantage

Job related knowledge and skills::

  • Brand and product knowledge
  • Institutional and industry knowledge/ understanding
  • Student recruitment policies and procedures
  • Sector knowledge will be an added advantage

Competencies and skills::

  • Proficient in computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Attention to detail and sound time management skills
  • Knowledge of basic accounting and finance principles
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to motivate staff to excel at their jobs
  • Self-Starter
  • Networking skills
  • Responsible
  • Proactive
  • Confident
  • Assertive
  • Must be able to multi-task

Additional requirements:

Required to work during the weekends and overtime.

To apply: All applicants are to forward their CV’s to hr@mancosa.co.za by no later than 22nd June 2018. Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Academic Lecturer : Various

Positions available:

Positions available: (PG – Postgraduation and UG – Undergraduation)

  • Risk Management (UG) – Durban
  • Social Media – Durban
  • Retail Management – Durban
  • Event Management (UG) – Durban
  • International Business – Durban
  • Family Business Management – Durban
  • Information Technology Management (PG) – Durban
  • Operations and Project Management (PG) – Durban
  • Human Resources Management (PG) – Durban
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management (PG) – Johannesburg
  • Accounting and Finance – Johannesburg
  • Supply Chain Management (PG) – Cape Town
  • Marketing (PG) – Cape Town

Core purpose:

To provide academic leadership across a range of post graduate business education programmes.

Core functions and responsibilities:

  • To facilitate face to face and online lectures
  • Provide students one on one academic consultation support
  • Design both formative and summative assessments
  • Review and moderate curriculum and assessments
  • Grade assessments and provide stakeholder feedback
  • Potentially serve as a Head of School/ Programme Coordinator/ Module Coordinator
  • Undertake programme and module reviews
  • Active involvement in research and publishing
  • Supervise postgraduate research
  • Identify students at-risk and execute pastoral care
  • Undertake programme and quality management administrative tasks
  • Serve as subject matter expert (SME) for content resource development

Qualification/s:

An appropriate doctoral level qualification or specialist Master level qualification.

Experience:

  • 5 years’ academic experience
  • Demonstrate research engagement over last 3 years

Related knowledge, competencies and skills:

  • Be familiar with distance and online education
  • Be familiar with using learning management systems
  • Have a working knowledge of the South African higher education regulatory framework
  • Must be able to work within pre-determined time frames and deadlines
  • Must be able to speak confidently and demonstrate professionalism
  • Must be a collegial team player
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access, Internet and Email)
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills
  • Possess a high level of ethics and confidentiality

To apply: All applicants are to forward their CV’s to hr@mancosa.co.za by no later than 22nd June 2018. Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

General Office Administrator : Pretoria

Core purpose:

To provide clerical and administrative support to the Pretoria Learning Centre office.

Core functions:

  • Assist with tasks allocated by the team leader and/ manager of the office.
  • Assist with reception, assignment and exam processing.
  • Provide additional assistance during seasonal student enrolment periods.
  • Attend to adhoc office duties

Qualification/s:

Relevant Diploma

Experience:

At least 1-2 year’s work experience within an office environment.

Related knowledge, competencies and skills:

Computer Literate (Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Power Point, Access, Internet and Email)
Integrity
Deadline driven
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work well with students
Ability to work under pressure
Proven track record and the ability to prioritise tasks
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Prioritisation and time management
Ability to communicate eloquently
Possess a high level of ethics and confidentiality

Additional information:

Must be able to work during workshops and overtime when necessary.

To apply: All applicants are to forward their CV’s to hr@mancosa.co.za by no later than 22nd June 2018. Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Research Coordinator : Durban

Core purpose:

Coordinate and administer topic submission, marking of research proposals, manage and monitor research process. Consult and provide pastoral care to students and organize and facilitate research events.

Core functions:

  • Coordinate research topics; provide guidance on topic selection
  • Present topics at topic meetings and provide written feedback to students
  • Evaluate research proposals and provide feedback to student and supervisor
  • Acts as a liaison between students and supervisors and ensure supervisor reports are submitted
  • Provide pastoral care to students and follow up on outstanding reports
  • Identify students at risk and file reports
  • Consult and provide information for students on research process
  • Manage and oversee research process cycle within allocated groups.
  • Assists with organizing and facilitating research events i.e. conference, colloquiums etc.

Qualification/s:

A relevant Master’s degree

Experience and skills:

  • At least 1-2 years’ experience within a higher education faculty and or research environment
  • Knowledge of research processes and methodology

Competencies and skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access, Internet and Email)
  • Record keeping and database management
  • Integrity
  • Must be able to make sound judgement under pressure
  • Decision maker
  • Deadline Driven
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record and the ability to prioritize
  • Numerical ability
  • Reporting skills
  • Prioritization and time management
  • Possess a high level of ethics and confidentiality

Additional information:

Must be able to work during weekends when requested.

To apply: All applicants are to forward their CV’s to hr@mancosa.co.za by no later than 25th June 2018. Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

School of Education Academic Lecturer : Various

Positions available:

  • Commerce (Accounting, Economics, Business Studies) Durban
  • Educational Studies (PHILOSOPHY)  Durban
  • Languages (English)  Durban
  • Commerce (Accounting, Economics, Business Studies) – Cape Town

Core purpose:

To provide an academic support function with the core purpose of successfully delivering our programmes to our students. To provide academic support to our students.

Core functions and responsibilities:

  • Lecturing and academic delivery
  • Setting of assignments, examination papers, marking and moderation
  • Materials development
  • Review of module guides
  • Module co-ordination
  • Workshop planning and presentation
  • Teaching Practice evaluations and support
  • Follow QA processes
  • Organizational and Administrative duties
  • Development of educational policies, practices and procedures
  • Provide excellent and timeous student support
  • Manage conflict (work, students and schools)

Qualification/s:

MA/MEd

Experience:

  • 10 to 15 years teaching experience
  • 3 to 5 years in Higher Education, preferably in Teacher Education

Related knowledge, competencies and skills:

  • Must be computer literate and be able to design effective Power Point presentations
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
  • Successful mediator of teaching and learning
  • Must be familiar with the general requirements for undergraduate and postgraduate Teacher Education
  • Must be familiar with CAPS as a national norm in the South African Schooling System
  • Have expert content knowledge in his/her area of specialization
  • Committed to the pursuit of excellence in Teacher Education
  • Abide by the ethos of the School of Education.

To apply: All applicants are to forward their CV’s to hr@mancosa.co.za by no later than 26th June 2018. Should you not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.