South Africa

Lecturer : Banking & Investment

Company Milpark Education (Pty) Ltd
Reference # I&BL_FTC2019
Published 06/12/2018
Contract Type Contract
Salary Market Related
Location Claremont, Western Cape, South Africa
Milpark is the higher education specialist for formal education in banking and is also gaining recognition in the investment arena. In the last 10 years, the School has touched the lives of more than 20 000 students. Milpark’s School of Investment and Banking has expanded and reviewed their offering so that they can now offer a range of qualifications from NQF level 5 through to NQF level 8 which provides options for school-leavers as well as those already employed at different levels in the sector. The School works closely with both the big and the smaller banks in South Africa, and is also expanding its corporate client base in the rest of Africa in response to the skills demands of these markets. The lecturers have theoretical knowledge, practical experience and ties to the industry which allow for superior student support and a sharing of experiences. Recently, the School has expanded into the area of investment and is entering the industry by offering new qualifications and programs.

Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups, and appointments will be made in line with our EE requirements.

Job Functions Academic,Accounting,Banking,Communications,Educator / Teacher,Finance,Investments,Lecturer
Industries Academic,Accounting,Admin, Office & Support,Banking / Finance & Investment,Education,Higher & Tertiary Education,Investments
We are advertising for 2 positions either in Banking or Investment or a combination of both.

The general purpose of this role is to lecture students on specific modules that the lecturer is responsible for as the subject matter specialist. The teaching happens mainly via distance education modes using electronic media and online live technologies, and only selectively via learnerships or short-courses with face-to-face class interaction.

Would you be excited about the following tasks?

•Track and manage student results (pass rates and
throughput rates) on assigned programmes and modules.

•Give input into the review and authoring process of learning
and support material for assigned modules.

•Manage the process of setting, reviewing, moderating and
marking assessments (i.e. assignments, online-tests, exams,
online participation etc.) on assigned modules.

•Improve and ensure student motivation for assigned
students/programmes and also on a continuous basis as a
team effort for the School.

•Expand own expertise through attendance of networking
events and conferences.

•Assist in the delivery of special projects for example
consulting to a bank or investment company around specific
customized training needs.

•Recruit, train and performance manage part-time academic
staff for assigned modules.

•Potentially facilitate on a face-to-face basis or online.

Desired Behavioural Competencies.

•Excellent oral and written English communication skills.

•Proven record of ability to balance strict deadlines with high
attention to detail.

•Outstanding analytical skills.

•Ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
and team.

•Passion for education, continuous professional development
and for students/customer service.

•Required: A relevant BCOM Honours/PGD or Masters in
the fields of economics, banking, investment, accounting or
similar required.

•Recommended: CFA Level 1 or higher.

•Industry experience in the banking and/or investment
industry recommended.

•1-3 years teaching experience at tertiary level
Job Closing Date 13/12/2018
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