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Dean of Faculty of Commerce (Head Office)

Company EDUCOR
Reference # DFC
Published 19/09/2019
Contract Type Permanent
Location Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
Educor is the largest private education supplier in Southern Africa., managing 10 educational brands across its more than 60 campuses and sites in South Africa and internationally. As a Group we possess a rich heritage with brands that have been in existence for many years. Since our inception in 2008, Educor has evolved into an education giant offering face-to-face, distance and online learning. Our face to face brands include Damelin, CityVarsity, ICESA, Central Technical College and recently the Dermatech Training Institute. Distance brands include INTEC College, Damelin Correspondence College (DCC) and our higher-education distance brand, Lyceum. New additions to the Educor house of brands are our innovative and inspiring online brands, Damelin Online and CityVarsity Online. These brands remain the cornerstone of the Educor stable.
Job Functions Academic,Administration
Industries Academic,Education
Specification

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
The Dean of Faculty is the academic head of a faculty and as such provides academic leadership and accountability for a set of programmes within the faculty and its associated schools and departments at brand level. The Dean is responsible for the quality assurance of all qualifications, short learning programmes and skills courses offered by and conferred through that faculty. This includes programme development and curriculum review; assessments and moderation; prescribed texts; as well as effective delivery of the curriculum at site level. The role encompasses academic governance, strategic input into the faculty as well as scholarship within the academic faculty team.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:
1.Academic Leadership and Quality Assurance of Programmes
2.Management of Assessments and Moderation
3.Strategic Input for Faculty
4.Governance: policies & processes
5.Faculty Academic Staffing Approvals
6.Scholarship within the Faculty




Requirements

REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB:
1.PhD or Doctorate required in the cognate subject field of Faculty
2.At least five years at Senior Lecturer level or above in higher education
3.At least three years high-level Academic Management experience
4.A proven teaching and research portfolio with curriculum development and assessment design experience.
5.Experience in dealing with regulatory affairs and academic quality assurance processes within a higher education environment.

COMPETENCIES OF THE JOB
1.Effective leadership and management skills.
2.High level communication skills.
3.Excellent organisational skills.
4.Analytical and quantitative skills appropriate to academic management
5.Skills in curricular design and review.
6.The ability to plan, manage and implement change effectively.
7.Ability to lead and to manage projects to agreed deadlines.
8.An understanding of the principles and practice of policy and operational development, implementation and evaluation.
9.The ability to effectively promote the work of the Faculty and schools within the brands
10.Self-motivation and capacity for innovation.
Job Closing Date 30/09/2019
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