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Vice-Dean (Faculty of Education) (EKE341/2509) (#1,154,282,675) 

Job offer #1,154,282,675 in Bloemfontein (Free State), South Africa

Vice-Dean (Faculty of Education) (EKE341/2509)
R900 000 R1029 000 per annum plus dean allowance and diverseallowance

(contract appointment: 5 years renewable)

Duties and responsibilities:
Strive for excellence in all aspects of the core business of the Faculty, but with specific reference to teaching and learning, including quality assurance;
Take co-responsibility with the Dean to provide effective and appropriate academic direction and to develop and implement the strategic mission of the Faculty within the broader University context;
Take co-responsibility with the Dean to ensure maintenance of all academic standards for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the Faculty;
Take co-responsibility with the Dean in developing and maintaining a robust quality assurance regime for teaching and learning in the faculty;
Take co-responsibility with the Dean in the management of student- related matters;
Provide oversight and responsibility for the Teaching Practice (Work Integrated Learning) Unit;
Provide leadership on the quality assurance of the respective programme offerings on different sites, and the need to shift from competition to collaboration, coherence and regulation;
Provide research driven leadership in the faculty in relation to teaching and learning.
Participate in teaching, research, and engaged scholarship;
Participate in committees both at faculty and university level;
Act as Dean and report to the Vice-Rectors and Rector when the Dean is absent.

Inherent requirements:
A PhD in a relevant field of Education.
Appointment at a rank of Associate Professor or Professor.
Five (5) years relevant experience with at least three years (3) years of leadership and/or management experience in a higher education environment.
Superior knowledge of research on teaching and learning; student support; and/or teaching practice
Track record of sustained commitment with a focus on teaching and learning.
Experience as a supervisor for postgraduate students.

Term of office:
Five (5) years, with a possibility of renewal for another term.

Required Competencies:
Established leadership and team-building capacity.
Demonstrated ability to negotiate, collaborate, communicate and facilitate in complex environments.
Maintain sound relationships and forge collegiality in the Faculty.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Proven academic stature and research record.

Closing date:
18 October 2018.

Please email CV to and quote EKE341/2509 in the subject line

The Company

Company Name
Kontak Recruitment

Job Details

Job Location
Post Code
Free State
South Africa

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