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Chief Academic Officer (JB684) - Chief Academic Officer (JB684)

Chief Academic Officer (JB684)

Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal ·  More than 30 days

  • Description

  • Chief Academic Officer (JB684)


    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

  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Doctorate /Master's /N8
  • Years of experience: 10
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Job summary

  • Chief Academic Officer (JB684)

  • Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal

  • Company

    Kontak Recruitment
  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Work type

    Full Time

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